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Headlines for June 8, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | JUN 08 2018

Edmonton Journal
Athabasca University gets one-time $4.9-million grant to set new direction

The funding announcement comes almost one year after the release of a government-commissioned report into the future viability of Canada’s only public online post-secondary institution.

Toronto Star
Duelling protests greet David Suzuki at University of Alberta grad ceremony

While protesters critical of David Suzuki’s appearance rallied outside the ceremony, so did a group of counter-protesters.

Nature
What does it take to make an institution more diverse?

Six researchers share their ideas for improving representation of underrepresented groups.

CBC
MUN offering retirement incentives in bid to cut costs, renew staff

“We’re into kind of a dark, challenging place, trying to maintain the integrity and quality of our programs, to which we’re committed,” said Noreen Golfman, MUN’s provost and academic vice-president.

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