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Headlines for Sept. 25, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | SEP 25 2018

Globe and Mail
Concordia engineering school becomes first in Canada named after a woman as alumna donates $15-million

Donor Gina Parvaneh Cody, who is gifting Concordia University with a $15 million donation, was the first woman to earn a PhD degree in building engineering from Concordia.

Globe and Mail
MaRS Discovery District to open second location on Toronto’s waterfront

MaRS and U of T are leasing 24,000 square feet – with an option to lease an additional 24,000 square feet – at Menkes’s Waterfront Innovation Centre.

The Province
Opinion: We need to make higher education more affordable in Saskatchewan

The government of Saskatchewan would be well-advised to give a long, hard look at a policy called Targeted Free Tuition, writes Alex Usher.

CBC
Grads celebrate 100 years of home economics at University of Alberta

The program started in 1918 as home economics and is now called human ecology.

BetaKit
Shopify launches Dev Degree with York University

The program embeds students directly into development teams at Shopify through a paid internship opportunity that culminates with an Honours Bachelor of Computer Science degree.

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