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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for July 19, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | JUL 19 2017

Globe and Mail
Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani was the only woman to win a prestigious Fields Medal

The Iranian mathematician, who was one of four Fields winners in 2014 at the International Congress of Mathematicians in South Korea, died Saturday. She was 40.

Globe and Mail
Made in Canada: How to attract and retain top talent

Students are keen to learn and eager to acquire on-the-job experience, writes Marie Bountrogianni, dean of the G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University.

Vancouver Sun
Opinion: Talent for growth, Canada’s window of opportunity

We need to support talent acquisition earlier in the professional pipeline, writes Alejandro Adem, CEO and Scientific Director of Mitacs and Canada Research Chair at UBC.

BBC News
Trump’s biggest fans? Canadian universities

Wilfrid Laurier University says it has had a 32% increase in overseas students and McMaster University has seen an annual rise of 33%.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
ASPA boss optimistic U of Saskatchewan layoffs can be avoided

The head of a union representing about 1,100 administrative staff at the U of S hopes the higher than expected number of voluntary buyout applications will prevent staff from getting pink slips.

Montreal Gazette
Barrette forms committee to recruit MUHC independent board members after mass resignations

Health Minister Gaétan Barrette has formed a recruitment committee to replace the 10 independent board members who resigned last week at the McGill University Health Centre.

Global News
Canadian docs made a protein powder specifically for seniors’ muscles. Here’s why

Canadian scientists out of McMaster University created a ready-to-drink formula that’s a protein supplement specifically for seniors.

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