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Headlines for April 3, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | APR 03 2018

Hamilton Spectator
McMaster University’s new research chair keeps close eye on spiders

As an evolutionary ecologist, Jonathan Pruitt looks at the evolution of collective traits in a society and how they are influenced by the surrounding environment.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
NASA water scientist joins U of S as Canada 150 research chair

The University of Saskatchewan has appointed a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory water scientist to become its Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing.

Ottawa Citizen
U of M arctic sea ice research team recruits renowned expert

Julienne Stroeve, with her expertise on complex Arctic systems, will join the University of Manitoba’s research team thanks to the Canada 150 Research Chair program.

CBC
This U of A Indigenous history course is the most popular course in Canada

Launched one year ago, the free online program has already had more than 20,000 people enrolled.

Calgary Herald
Reports of harassment more than double at University of Alberta

A cultural shift and a new online reporting tool could be at the heart of the number of harassment allegations reported to the Office of Safe Disclosure and Human Rights more than doubling in two years.

Global News
Video: Union angered by forced contract vote at York University

At the request of York University, the Ontario Labour Relations Board has organized a vote on the university’s latest offer between April 6 and 9.

The Signal
Another tuition increase recommended for Dalhousie University

Students at Dalhousie University are facing another tuition hike this fall, the sixth since the 2013-14 school year.

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