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BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 11 2019

CBC MUN law school ‘is going to happen,’ says university’s VP It’s been talked about for many years, but there’s growing momentum once again for the establishment of a law school at Memorial University. New centre aims to improve efficiency for students at University of Waterloo The newly-opened space, coined ‘The Centre,’ aims to […]

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 10 2019

CBC Brock cancels course to be taught by professor disciplined for sexual harassment Brock University has cancelled a history course that was to be taught by a professor who was disciplined following a sexual harassment investigation. CBC Tackling unconscious bias: U of A lectures give students a lesson in Indigenous health A new three-part lecture […]


CBC MUN’s Coat Check helps students bundle up for the winter semester Clothing swap helps less-fortunate students and students who’ve never experienced a Newfoundland winter. Hamilton Spectator Opinion: #TextbookBroke promotes open access but ignores copyright issues The overzealous push for OERs and open-access resources obscures the need for critical discussions about their potential limitations and […]

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 08 2019

CBC U of Windsor’s free speech policy addresses potential harm to others — not ‘upset’ students The University of Windsor framed its updated free speech policy on the basis that rules enforcing what people can and can’t say varies across different parts of the school’s campus. Toronto Star Protest planned as Brock University professor disciplined […]

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 07 2019

Globe and Mail Oxford bound: Meet four of Canada’s latest Rhodes scholars Chasing their educations brought these four young people down very different and difficult paths. Globe and Mail Canadian universities concerned diplomatic rift with China could hurt foreign-student enrolment Tensions have been high between Canada and China since the arrest of Huawei executive Meng […]

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 04 2019

Globe and Mail At 21, this aerospace engineering student, former refugee has created her first invention “I want to reach girls and tell them they don’t have to limit themselves to traditional jobs,” Ms. Bakarian says. Ottawa Citizen Feds worry technology will force ’vulnerable’ groups out of labour force The government is in the midst […]

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 03 2019

The Province B.C. government to develop 24/7 mental health resource for students The program will include phone, online chat, text and email support for young adults available around the clock, including confidential virtual counselling sessions. Peterborough Examiner B.C. prof hopes students’ ideas to retrofit clothing bins will prevent deaths At least seven Canadians have died […]

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 02 2019

Kingston Whig-Standard Free speech policy mandatory on campuses in new year Ontario’s colleges and universities will be required to have a free speech policy in place in the new year. CBC Project aiming to boost Indigenous student success finds need for larger ‘home away from home’ The Coyote Project at Thompson Rivers University aims to […]

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 21 2018

National Post Saint Mary’s University appoints advisory council on Indigenous affairs School president Robert Summerby-Murray says the university is committed to advancing support for Indigenous students and strengthening connections to the community. Edmonton Journal Canada puts Arctic ‘in a snow globe’ as it freezes oil and gas development While other countries see the Arctic as […]

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 20 2018

Winnipeg Free Press U of M to overhaul relationship rules, training The University of Manitoba says it’s updating its rules after a series of sexual harassment investigations against faculty. However, provincial privacy laws may stifle any move toward transparency. Globe and Mail Canadian scholar freed after military detention in Mozambique David Matsinhe, an adjunct professor […]

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 19 2018

CBC Professor accuses Alberta MP of spreading ‘climate misinformation’ to school kids A University of Calgary professor says he’s concerned about what he calls “climate misinformation” presented by a Conservative member of Parliament last week to junior high students in Red Deer. Global Times Huawei case casts shadow over Canada-bound students Tensions between China and […]

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 18 2018

Globe and Mail Ryerson going ahead with law school after Ontario government rejects funding Ryerson University plans to open a new law school by 2020 despite having a key funding request rejected by the Ontario government last month. CBC University of Regina releases statement recommitting to TRC calls to action A University of Regina working […]

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 17 2018

Globe and Mail Ontario colleges adopt single free-speech policy as universities rush to meet deadline Ontario’s colleges have adopted a single free-speech policy that will apply at all of the province’s 24 college campuses, a move that has already raised opposition from the faculty union. CBC St. FX, King’s to get millions in extra funding […]

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 14 2018

Global Search underway for SFU professor missing in Colombia Ramazan “Ramo” Gencay was last seen in Medellín last week. The economics professor and author was in Colombia’s second-largest city to speak at a local university. Global Trial to start next fall for former St. F.X. student accused of sexual assault of another student on campus […]

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 13 2018

Global News StatCan study says men are paid more than women after graduation. Here’s how much more Researchers found males with undergraduate degrees or college diplomas had higher median earnings than females with the same qualification in each year from 2010 to 2014. CBC News Lakehead University joins study on post-secondary student homelessness Homelessness takes […]

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 12 2018

CBC Dalhousie panel on slavery recommends apology, but no name change Chair Afua Cooper said the panellists had “extensive discussions” about whether to suggest a name change, but ultimately decided against it. CTV Canadian physicist who won Nobel Prize touts science for the sake of science Winning a Nobel Prize changed nearly everything about Donna […]

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 11 2018 Canada’s Donna Strickland, UWaterloo prof, collects Nobel Prize for Physics A Canadian scientist who became one of just three women to win the Nobel Prize for Physics received her award at a formal ceremony in Sweden on Monday. Globe and Mail Thomson Rivers University economics professor Derek Pyne returns to post after suspension A […]

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 10 2018

Globe and Mail Doctors under observation: How coaching is changing medical education in Canada At teaching hospitals across the country, senior physicians are no longer leaving their junior colleagues to fend for themselves, upending decades of policy on how medicine is taught. CBC U of M needs to take ‘honest, hard look’ at Indigenous leader […]

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 07 2018

CBC U of M Indigenous leader resigns, says administration frustrated anti-racism efforts The vice-provost of Indigenous engagement at the University of Manitoba has resigned, after she says her efforts to fight systemic racism at the school were met with frequent resistance from administration. CTV News $275-million offered up for “high-risk” science The first tranche of […]

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 06 2018

iPolitics Feds end 30-year-old research-grant program in favour of own plan An almost 30-year-old federal funding program will come to an end, to be replaced by a new research support fund. Chronicle Herald MSVU reveals offer it made to faculty, union refuses to ‘engage in public bargaining’ Mount Saint Vincent University wants to educate its […]