Thirteen of Canada’s 19 UNESCO Chairs are based in Quebec, with only two at universities outside of major cities.
EDITOR’S NOTE Comings and goings: The value of international experiences LETTERS Slow it down and don’t give in PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Dreeni Geer will step into the newly created role of director of human rights and equity at Lakehead University, and other appointments. CAMPUS Music instructor riffs on Chet Baker in new film about […]
Initiative marking Queen Elizabeth II’s reign promotes leadership and cultural exchanges among Commonwealth nations.
In Canada, the phrases “Science is back” and “Canada is back on the world stage” have been heard repeatedly over the last several months. They are like music to the ears of many of us. We can also now talk about, write about and apply for research funding on climate change without having to camouflage […]
Campus art galleries today are much more than collections of art hanging on walls.
I am so tired of reading poorly written science. Often, I can barely finish reading an article that runs longer than one page. None of my friends read my articles. The feeling of failure spreads in me like cancer. First, I’m worried that we have failed everyday people who need our answers the most. Second, […]
A new generation of British Columbia’s indigenous wood carvers is getting support from a forestry research-funded art program to help their careers take root. Opening Doors gives budding artists from First Nations communities in B.C. the opportunity to create their own hand-carved door. The program launched last summer with 10 students training at Emily Carr […]
Do you eat organic fruit? Drive an eco-friendly car? If so, society likely thinks you’re a good person – unless you’re on welfare. We don’t look kindly on those who use government financial assistance to buy expensive “ethical” items, according to a study published in a recent issue of the Journal of Consumer Research. Purchasing […]
Anomalies in Discovery Grant evaluations require immediate attention, say researchers.
Kevin Turcotte aims for interpretation instead of imitation in the Baker biopic Born to Be Blue.
Just a tiny minority of Canadian students choose to study abroad, and that’s a problem. Here’s what some universities are doing to try to reverse the trend.
At the Campus Bike Library, anyone with a McMaster University library card can borrow a bicycle at no cost.
International graduates of Canadian universities are “the perfect candidates” for citizenship, says immigration minister
Move is overdue recognition that the university has become much more diverse, says president.