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Media Scan

Headlines for Jan. 31, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 31 2017

Global News
Iranian University of Manitoba student stopped from travelling to present at U.S. conference

Elnaz Afshaipour said her nightmare experience at the Winnipeg airport began when she entered her booking information and the screen read “error.”

CBC
U.S. travel ban means an uncertain future for couple separated by the border

He lives in California, she lives in Edmonton. They don’t know when they’ll see each other again.

Times Higher Education
Response: international universities speak out against Trump ban

Leading universities from the around the world are hitting out at the US president.

Global News
Video: Saskatchewan university presidents call for U.S. travel ban to end

The presidents of the University of Regina and University of Saskatchewan say U.S. travel ban could hurt their institutions.

Global News
University of Alberta president vows support for those impacted by Trump’s travel ban

U of A president David Turpin said the institution stands with students and staff who are citizens or dual-citizens of the countries banned entry into the U.S.

My Prince George Now
UNBC president shows support of international students and staff with statement

Dr. Daniel Weeks says a major part of the school’s identity is their international students and staff.

Hamilton Spectator
McMaster releases draft opioid guideline

University’s Pain Centre suggests doctors first avoid opioids, but otherwise keep daily doses lower.

CBC
Five universities taking legal action against Nova Scotia Teachers Union over work-to-rule

Job action is threatening future careers of education students, say universities.

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