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Headlines for Dec. 12, 2017

By NATALIE SAMSON | DEC 12 2017

Time Higher Education
Number of female professors in Canada up 28 percent in six years

Figures also show that female teaching staff earned between 95 and 98 percent of their male counterparts.

Calgary Herald
Alberta universities, colleges told to tighten their belts to reduce discretionary spending

Postsecondary institutions and school boards have been given until the end of the week to submit plans for discretionary spending cuts to the Alberta government, but have not been told how much or in what areas to cut.

Globe and Mail
Arctic scientists battle cancelled expedition, expiration of federal funding

Louis Fortier, a marine biologist at Université Laval, reflects on the disappointing state of Arctic research in Canada as he hosts a large conference on Arctic change in Quebec City this week.

Waterloo Region Record
Who is Lindsay Shepherd?

‘My idea of a good time is just sitting around a table and talking about big ideas,’ says now-infamous Wilfrid Laurier University grad student.

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