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Headlines for Feb. 23, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 23 2017

CBC
UPEI extends semester to make up for storm days

UPEI’s senate has voted to extend the current university semester by adding three more optional teaching days.

Calgary Herald
Anti-Semitic posters litter University of Calgary campus

Posters questioning the Holocaust are the latest signs condemned as hate-mongering to appear on the University of Calgary campus.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Canadian Light Source signs memorandum of understanding with Swedish lab

The CLS, located on the U of Saskatchewan campus, signed a memorandum of understanding with MAX IV Laboratory, another synchrotron facility in Lund, Sweden.

National Post
How lowering standards can bring more funding: Confessions of a recovering Canadian University dean

There are lots of ways to respond to declining enrolments but one is simply to lower the minimum entering average, writes a former dean of arts at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Windsor Star
U of Windsor researchers find a ‘stellar’ cancer killer

The researchers have identified a “stellar” cancer killer that works better — in the lab — than chemotherapy, without doing damage to healthy cells

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