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Headlines for Dec. 9, 2020

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | DEC 09 2020

Halifax Today
Nova Scotia’s universities raise thousands for student-led food security programs

Dalhousie University, Saint Mary’s University, Mount Saint Vincent University, Atlantic School of Theology, NSCAD University and the University of King’s College were among the nine schools raising $165,000.

Global News
Petition calls out psychology department ‘understaffing crisis’ at University of Lethbridge

An online petition is calling on the University of Lethbridge to address what it calls an “understaffing crisis in the department of psychology.”

The Hamilton Spectator
Timeline of key events in McMaster’s investigation in its Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour

For nearly a year, McMaster has been investigating “serious” allegationsof sexual assault and sexual harassment involving individuals in its Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour.

The Hamilton Spectator
Sexual violence survivors say McMaster’s policies fail them

McMaster University is failing survivors of sexual violence by silencing them, protecting perpetrators and conducting investigations in a way that can further traumatize complainants, say advocates and survivors.

Prince George Citizen
UNBC places first in research income growth

The University of Northern British Columbia saw its research income increase the most of any university of its size in the latest edition of Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities produced by Research Infosource Inc.

Kamloops This Week
TRU pushes back winter semester start to Jan. 11

Thompson Rivers University is pushing back the start of the 2021 winter semester by a week — to jan. 11 — for face-to-face and online courses.

The Guardian
Holland College, UPEI sign degree pathway agreements

Holland College and the University of Prince Edward Island have signed 23 degree pathway agreements to enable graduates from Holland College to pursue their educational goals seamlessly and obtain a degree from UPEI.

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