The Toronto Star
A study’s surprising revelation about which students are faring better under the pandemic
A new study out of the University of Toronto revealed surprising results, researchers say, on how students’ mental health has fared during COVID-19 and under pandemic-mandated campus shutdown earlier this year.
Rising COVID-19 cases on Queen’s University campus not officially an outbreak, says Kingston’s top doc
Despite seeing numbers steadily increase over the past week, Kingston’s top doctor says he is not declaring an outbreak at Queen’s University just yet.
The Toronto Star
Young people are leading COVID-19 cases. Some aren’t getting the message, but it may not entirely be their fault
In the early days of the pandemic, Dr. Naheed Dosani was going quietly viral.
Opinion: U of A needs to genuinely engage its communities before making massive changes
Against the backdrop of vicious budget cuts to higher education by the UCP, the University of Alberta is engaging in a massive process of restructuring.
The Sarnia Observer
Laurentian, faculty battle over suspended programs
Last week, Laurentian University announced that a Senate subcommittee decided to uphold the suspension of new admissions to 17 programs until members have the chance to receive more information from the units or departments affected.
Microsoft reports spike in foreign targeting of COVID-19 researchers, think tanks
Microsoft said Tuesday it had seen a major spike in foreign efforts to target U.S. public policy groups and organizations involved in COVID-19 research, marking a shift from previous cyber attempts to disrupt critical infrastructure.
Carleton University denounces detention of Canadian PhD candidate in Turkey
A PhD candidate at Carleton University in Ottawa has been detained in Turkey.
‘We have an obligation to act’: U of Guelph launches new anti-racism action plan
The University of Guelph has unveiled its plans looking to target racism and discrimination on campus.
BU launches new sexual assault reporting platform
Brandon University has announced the creation of a new online platform for students, staff and faculty to report sexual violence on campus.
The Chronicle Herald
Dal administration’s moderate livelihood email investigated
The Dalhousie Association of University Teachers is investigating an email sent by the school’s administration to all faculty warning about making comments regarding the Mi’kmaw moderate livelihood fishery.
‘A new frontier in personalized medicine’: Canadian study finds gut plays major role in some cancer treatments
A new study out of London, Ont. is shedding light on the role your gut, and the bacteria within, may play in the effectiveness of some cancer treatments.
The Toronto Star
‘I was very, very mad’: U of T law school students feel powerless amid hiring fiasco
“Concern,” “rage,” “uncertainty” and “disappointment” are a few reactions by law school students of the University of Toronto after it cancelled the hiring of a director for the International Human Rights Program amid accusations of wrongdoing.
Lethbridge News Now
U of L professor working on new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease
A University of Lethbridge staff member is working on finding new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.