Skip navigation
MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for Aug. 3, 2018

By TARA SIEBARTH | AUG 03 2018

Edmonton Journal
University of Alberta dean of science resigns post, citing actions of university leadership

University of Alberta’s dean of science, artificial intelligence pioneer Jonathan Schaeffer, has resigned from his position effective Oct. 1 citing decisions made by the university’s leadership that he “cannot support.”

Edmonton Journal
The death of the exam: Canada is at the leading edge of killing the dreaded annual ‘final’ for good

For all the energy and attention they demand, educators are pushing to marginalize exams.

Cape Breton Post
Indigenizing Cape Breton University

Post-secondary institutions must offer a sense of belonging, says speaker.

Edmonton Journal
MacEwan announces slight tuition increase, trims staff

The moves are needed to help cover increasing costs of salaries and to compensate for a 1.4-per-cent grant reduction imposed by the outgoing Conservative government.

COMMENTS
Post a comment
University Affairs moderates all comments according to the following guidelines. If approved, comments generally appear within one business day. We may republish particularly insightful remarks in our print edition or elsewhere.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

« »