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Headlines for Sept. 2, 2015


Globe and Mail
UBC faculty urge university to release more information on former president’s departure

Rescind non-disclosure agreement and release information about former president’s sudden departure last month: faculty association.

Toronto Star
Opinion: Don’t ban laptops in university classrooms

A university student on the folly of professors who want to ban laptops from lectures.

The Manitoban
Economics department preparing to split over academic disputes

National union will censure U of M if disputes between two camps are not resolved, says executive director.

Cape Breton Post
Maritime students make university choices based on career plans: survey

The Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission found career was the most important for seven in 10 students.

Peterborough Examiner
Trent University launches School for the Study of Canada, combining Canadian studies from various departments

The school will challenge students at all levels to Canada through literature, languages, history and politics.

106.7 The Drive
Red Deer city council formally supports Red Deer College’s polytechnic university bid

University designation sought to improve rate of local students staying in Red Deer to study, currently at one in three.

‘Work camp’ student dorms on offer in northern B.C.

Single rooms in giant ATCO trailers intended to give students experience of remote work camps.

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