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BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 12 2019

CTV N.B. man, two Dalhousie grads among victims of Ethiopian Airlines crash A New Brunswick forestry advocate and two recent Dalhousie University graduates were among those who were killed in a devastating plane crash in Ethiopia that claimed the lives of 18 Canadians. CBC ‘We have a duty to students’: RSU working to rebrand following […]

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 11 2019

Ottawa Citizen Mother, daughter from Edmonton, Carleton prof among 18 Canadians killed in Ethiopian plane crash A renowned Carleton University professor was among the 18 Canadians who died Sunday when an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all 157 aboard. Global U of R president to be honoured with YWCA lifetime achievement award […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | MAR 08 2019

Globe and Mail ‘You can’t be what you can’t see’ How do you increase the number of women working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics? Toronto-based photographer Natalia Dolan asked female leaders in these fields to weigh in. Toronto Star Help my community or pay my debts? Rising law school costs force more young lawyers […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | MAR 07 2019

National Post How foreign companies use Canada’s universities to steal away huge chunks of intellectual property Lax rules around university R&D programs are doing more to benefit foreign multinationals than Canada. Regina Leader-Post FNUniv president Dockstator moving on after five years on the job With his first term as president of the First Nations University […]

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 06 2019

Sackville Tribune-Post Mount Allison researchers hoping to get insiders’ view into cannabis use on campus Their study will collect students’ perceptions on pot, why they use, how it affects them. Whig-Standard Partnership gives Queen’s entrepreneurs access to space in Toronto A new partnership with the University of Toronto startup initiative will allow Queen’s University entrepreneurs […]

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 05 2019

CBC SMU students vent over school’s decision to stay open amid storm Plenty of schools and businesses in Nova Scotia decided to close on Monday because of a winter storm, but not Saint Mary’s University in Halifax. CBC More student jobs: Calgary council votes to restore summer hiring program Calgary city council has voted to […]

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 04 2019

Globe and Mail In a shift on Canadian campuses driven by Trump policies, Indian students now outnumber Chinese Chinese students have been supplanted as the biggest foreign nationality on campuses across the country by students from India. CTV Carleton University testing Bluetooth navigation to help students with accessibility issues Carleton is launching a new pilot […]

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 01 2019

Journal Pioneer China spat concerns UPEI students Some students at the University of Prince Edward Island are concerned the ongoing diplomatic spat between Canada and China could have an impact on their studies. Montreal Gazette Suicide on campus: Mourning and healing at Concordia University The school had already begun to re-evaluate how it responds to […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 28 2019

National Post Female university player aims to make history, one tackle at a time Reina Iizuka is now entering her second year on the Bisons football team as a cornerback, on not just any men’s university tackle team, but a Canadian university powerhouse to boot. CBC Layoffs at Coady Institute avoided after buyouts, job changes […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 27 2019

Windsor Star Canada’s first female astronaut to give free public lecture in Windsor Roberta Bondar, Canada’s first female astronaut, will be the featured lecturer at the University of Windsor’s Science Society Speaker Series on Thursday. Regina LeaderPost U of S support workers’ union ramps up pressure ahead of possible strike Around 200 CUPE 1975 members […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 26 2019

Global News Ontario universities hope football schedule changes will help curtail rowdy street parties They are working together to build a new strategy to curb the rowdy street parties during homecoming weekend. London Free Press Western University-led program arms postsecondary workers to aid sexual violence survivors A free online program that helps college and university […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 25 2019

CBC How to help mature students thrive on campus — ideas from one who succeeded Tina Larkin-Black was laid off and faced the struggle of finding a new job without a high school diploma. It was daunting, but she jumped right into what became a 10-year journey. Montreal Gazette UQAM student becomes advocate to help […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 22 2019

Chronicle Herald VP leaving Coady Institute, layoffs avoided with buyouts A shakeup at St. Francis Xavier University’s Coady Institute will see vice-president June Weber leave her post. CBC Challenge to students is ‘overall debt,’ not just loan interest, credit expert says As B.C. students celebrate the province’s decision to eliminate interest on their loans, one […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 21 2019

Maclean’s Skills training: Can the Liberals go bold in Budget 2019? Bill Morneau’s next budget is likely to tackle skills training for an economy that’s leaving workers behind, John Geddes writes. CBC U of T program with roots in black community still helping mature students 50 years later Since it was established, the program has […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 20 2019

CTV Ford says student protesters who interrupted legislature have ‘filthy’ mouths Doug Ford admonished protesting students for their “filthy” mouths after a group decrying cuts to postsecondary grants disrupted a session at Ontario’s legislature and shouted obscenities at the premier. Vancouver Sun B.C. Budget 2019: Interest on provincial portion of student loans eliminated “Students with […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 19 2019

Globe and Mail Campus disruptions lead to allegations of Chinese government interference The Chinese embassy denied any role in two incidents at Canadian universities last week that raised the spectre of Chinese political interference. CBC China denies role in backlash against Tibetan student’s election at U of T Chinese officials have denied involvement in a […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 15 2019

Globe and Mail Faced with long waits for mental-health care, students and universities struggle to adapt High demand for counselling is changing how Canadian campuses get students the help they need – but many still feel they’re falling through the cracks. Washington Post Angry over campus speech by Uighur activist, Chinese students in Canada contact […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 14 2019

Saskatoon StarPhoenix Urban reserve created for education advancement is first of its kind The new reserve, named atim kâ-mihkosit, encompasses 32 acres surrounding the Regina campus of the First Nations University of Canada. CBC From co-living to micro condos, Ryerson researchers say Toronto needs more housing innovations Toronto needs to increasingly think outside the box […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 13 2019

Niagara Falls Review U of T researcher honoured for discovering ancient queen through books alone Tracy L. Spurrier, a PhD candidate in the department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, found Queen Hama, a young royal, by poring over books at the school’s library. Ottawa Business Journal Sprott School of Business hires former Amazon exec, […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 12 2019

Globe and Mail Doug Ford defends cutting mandatory student-union fees Ontario Premier Doug Ford defended his decision to allow students to opt out of some additional fees by accusing student unions of getting up to “crazy Marxist nonsense” in a fundraising letter to party supporters. National Post National youth policy a matter of ‘managing expectations’ […]