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Headlines for Sept. 8, 2015


Global News
Video: One-on-one with UBC President Martha Piper

Chris Gailus sat down with interim UBC President Martha Piper to talk about the executive scandal that has rocked the university.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Let’s bridge the gap between academia and management

By understanding each other better, our management researchers and practitioners can gain huge benefits.

Globe and Mail
Wilfrid Laurier University names business school for Mike Lazaridis

The school of business and economics and a new $103-million math building will be named for the Research in Motion co-founder and donor.

Montreal Gazette
Student distraught after Concordia postpones harassment hearing

A former Concordia student claims post-traumatic stress disorder related to how the university handled her complaint an ex-boyfriend, also a student, had harassed and assaulted her.

Back to school 2015: How post-secondary students can fight ‘grim reality’ of rising textbook costs

Brock University offering ‘dynamic pricing’ to match online charges for materials.

Duck Syndrome: University students struggling to keep up appearances

Former engineering student advised to re-consider whether engineering was right fit mid-depression.

Toronto Star
Opinion: Why an arts degree still gets you a great job

The value of a liberal arts education is that it teaches the broad skills employers want.

Ottawa Citizen
Land of keggers and spanking paddles: Why the U.S. has so many more fraternities

The 1984 National Minimum Drinking Age Act is just one factor behind the persistent popularity of fraternities and sororities in the U.S.

The Varsity
U of T joins national effort to decolonize education

New principles to narrow education gap between aboriginal and non-aboriginal students.

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