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Headlines for Jan. 18, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | JAN 18 2018

Toronto Star
U of T to slash international PhD tuition fees

The University of Toronto is drastically cutting tuition fees for international PhD students — a rare move administrators hope will open doors for more outstanding academics to come here to study.

Globe and Mail
Professor calls on UBC to disclose any disciplinary action against Stephen Porter

A UBC professor says the institution must tell the public if it took any disciplinary action after an investigation found Dr. Stephen Porter breached multiple university policies.

Toronto Star
University of Guelph suspends prof for allegedly insulting student with severe anxiety

The professor allegedly referred to the student’s educational assistant as his “handler” who “needed to control” the student.

CBC
Another Concordia creative writing prof faces harassment allegations from former students

Toronto novelist Ibi Kaslik is one of two women to file formal complaints with the Montreal school.

iPolitics
Student goes to court to get ‘none of the above’ on election ballots

A University of Ottawa student is taking the federal government to court because federal election ballots don’t provide a “none of the above” option, which he argues is an affront to free speech.

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