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Headlines for Sept. 28, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | SEP 28 2018

CBC
Dalhousie University mentorship program aims to get more black students in math and sciences

Dr. Cinera States says her work with a Dalhousie program that aims to get more African-Nova Scotian students to pursue careers in STEM helped her realize the impact she could have on young people.

CBC
UWindsor professor compiles Indigenous athlete database to celebrate achievements

Recalling the names of Canadian athletes may be easy for some, but what about Canadian Indigenous athletes?

National Post
U Sports announces new transgender policy for university athletics in Canada

The governing body of university athletics in Canada announced a new transgender policy on Thursday that will allow athletes to compete on teams that correspond with their gender identity.

Global News
Western University faculty vote 94 per cent in favour of strike action

Unionized faculty at Western University have voted 94 per cent in favour of strike action, paving the way for potential disruptions come November.

Hamilton Spectator
McMaster Divinity College breaks ground on expansion

A 13,530-square-foot expansion and renovation of McMaster Divinity College, on the west Hamilton university campus, officially breaks ground in a few weeks.

Edmonton Journal
Mount Royal opens ‘changemakers studio’ to bring public and private sectors together

MRU has opened a space in its Bissett School of Business aimed at connecting startups with non-profits and public sector leaders.

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