Educators call on universities to help fight institutional racism following Stanley verdict
‘We have a responsibility as educational institutions to teach about racism and anti-racism’.
Dalhousie only seeking racially visible, Indigenous candidates for senior job
Jasmine Walsh, assistant vice-president for human resources, said while Dalhousie has done a good job of hiring diverse faculty, it has a way to go when it comes to management positions.
Dalhousie program receives $3M to end child soldier use in South Sudan
The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative will begin April 1 and run for three years.
Halifax’s University of King’s College to examine possible links to slavery
The study by the University of King’s College in Halifax will include original and independent research by Canadian and U.S. scholars, and is expected to be completed by early 2019.
Having a job offer is no longer key to immigrating to Canada
Only 10 per cent of invitations to immigrate to Canada now go to those with a job offer, down from 40 per cent before changes were made in November 2016.
Professors have already been doing this for decades (discussing racial issues and discrimination). It’s embedded in the syllabi in the Arts and Social Sciences.