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Headlines for Aug. 1, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | AUG 01 2017

Opinion: Why male bias in the lab is bad science

To answer our biological questions, we must incorporate both male and female subjects, Thomas Merritt writes.

Q&A: Professors lock horns over Grant Devine’s appointment to U of S board of governors

The former Saskatchewan Premier, U of S graduate and professor was named to the university’s board last week.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
‘Damned if you do, damned if you don’t’: An interview with former Saskatchewan premier Grant Devine

The U of S agriculture graduate speaks about his new role, his political legacy and how the university’s dire financial situation should be managed.

National review needed following report on tubal ligations: researchers

Two researchers who documented unwanted tubal ligations and “inherent racism” experienced by Indigenous women navigating healthcare in Saskatoon say a national review is needed.

Globe and Mail
David Mulroney, head of St. Michael’s College, chastised for shaming students

In an open letter sent to the school’s governing body, almost two dozen professors, librarians and former administrators say Mr. Mulroney fairly shamed the school’s students in his public remarks.

Global News
UNB students head to Cape Breton to perform ‘rescue archaeology’ before graveyard disappears

Some anthropology students from the University of New Brunswick have been called in to excavate a 300-year-old graveyard in Cape Breton.

Chronicle Herald
Q&A: Ivany’s life and legacy at Acadia

Ray Ivany served as the 15th president of Acadia University from April 2009 to June 2017. He retired one month ago, two years earlier than originally planned.

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