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Headlines for Dec. 23, 2020

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | DEC 23 2020

CBC
Three new COVID-19 cases reported on University of Windsor campus

The University of Windsor has today confirmed three additional cases of COVID-19 on campus.

Global News
Quebec researchers to study delayed grieving process caused by COVID-19 pandemic restrictions

Researchers from the Université de Montréal are looking into the impact of dealing with loss during the COVID-19 pandemic, which forbids families from holding traditional funeral ceremonies.

London Free Press
Western, Fanshawe adjust January restart to align with shutdown

Most Western University and Fanshawe College students will not return to on-campus learning until at least two weeks after their studies begin virtually because of the coming provincial shutdown, school officials say.

CBC
U of R system goes offline after 2,000 students log in to take exams

Final exams were interrupted for University of Regina students on Monday after the system became overburdened by the mass amount of people logged on.

Global News
Research shows COVID-19 immunity different than flu immunity, antibodies drop ‘rapidly’ after recovery

Researchers in Montreal and Toronto are studying the body’s immunity response to COVID-19, and early findings show that immunity to the novel coronavirus is less protective than that to influenza — the common flu.

Global News
LU tops in undergrad research revenue

Laurentian University is again on top of several Canada-wide rankings by Research Infosource, holding onto the number one spot for undergraduate research revenue for the fourth year in a row.

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