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Headlines for March 30, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 30 2017

Maclean’s
Opinion: Threats to academic freedom aren’t just a white-guy problem

Here’s the problem: Potter’s marginalization is precisely the kind that causes concern because it is what is known in social science as a least-likely case.

Maclean’s
Editorial: What the Andrew Potter affair was really about

Maclean’s continues to believe in the vital importance of a free and open exchange of ideas and opinions—even if McGill University does not.

Ottawa Citizen
Roseann Runte to head Canada Foundation for Innovation

Roseann O’Reilly Runte, who announced last week she was stepping down as president of Carleton University, has been announced president and CEO of CFI.

Globe and Mail
Amid opioid crisis, UBC students create wearable device that aims to save lives

The six engineering, medical and design students wanted to focus on people who could overdose indoors, where others can’t see or help them.

CBC
U of S staff, faculty likely hardest hit by provincial budget cuts in long term: Provost

Interim provost Michael Atkinson says the University of Saskatchewan will try other cost-cutting measures before layoffs.

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