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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for June 27, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | JUN 27 2017

CBC
Dalhousie medical school boosts screening of would-be doctors

The closer look at character traits such as empathy and integrity follows the murder conviction of an incoming medical student, William Sandeson.

Science
Through internships, Ph.D. students expand their skills and explore their options

“Every big experience has a chance to change how you see the world and how you feel about it and the skills you have.”

CBC
Lakehead University hosts Mexican universities for talks on Indigenous higher education

Representatives from Canadian and Mexican universities are in Thunder Bay, Ont., this week to discuss issues around, and barriers to, Indigenous higher education.

Metro
Newly discovered saliva protein can measure stress: U of A study

University of Alberta researchers have published the first findings on “CABS1” in human saliva, previously thought to only exist in testes.

London Free Press
Western U researchers aiming for more than 100,000 people to take part in sleep study

Western University has launched what it envisions will become the world’s largest sleep study.

Metro
University of Calgary Faculty Association feels unprepared for possible strike

TUCFA are squaring up against the province as this bargaining round has been made more difficult due to changes to the labour legislation.

CBC
Heard shots fired and screaming at U of C? It was just a massive drill

“As we’ve seen recently around the world, large-scale incidents can occur anywhere at any time.”

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