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BY UA/AU | DEC 02 2020

We are publishing regular updates on the situation facing Canada’s universities with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BY MARK CARDWELL | NOV 30 2020

The pandemic-related pause is meant to give students, staff and faculty extra time to prepare and rest up.

BY BECKY RYNOR | NOV 24 2020

For Canada to succeed in curbing COVID-19, all communities need to succeed, says Brock University president and co-investigator Gervan Fearon.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | NOV 18 2020

Intimate partner violence, families with young children, people with disabilities and Indigenous mental health are among the many areas under investigation.

BY MOIRA FARR | NOV 05 2020

The new standard is especially important for those suffering in the midst of a pandemic, say its adherents.

BY LESLEY EVANS OGDEN | NOV 04 2020

Michael Houghton talks viruses, accelerated vaccine trials, and the importance of pursuing challenging areas of medicine.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | NOV 02 2020

Lancers Recover is one of the few collegiate recovery programs in Canada.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | OCT 30 2020

The North Vancouver university becomes the association’s 96th member institution.

BY KERRY BANKS | OCT 27 2020

Researchers are using drones, geolocation and other cutting-edge tools to follow hard-to-study animals in their natural habitats.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | OCT 26 2020

Acquiring the Glenbow collection, now housed primarily at the High Density Library, has doubled the university’s archival collection.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | OCT 20 2020

The centre will serve as home to the university’s world-renowned joint degree in Indigenous law and common law.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | OCT 13 2020

Instructors recreate campus laboratories and class field trips with at-home lab kits.

BY SHARON ASCHAIEK | OCT 12 2020

Several universities have introduced new courses or adapted existing ones to instruct students on the complex dynamics of COVID-19.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | OCT 07 2020

With self-isolation now successfully completed for most students, it’s time to see what the new campus life will look like.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | SEP 30 2020

September 30, 2020 Infectious disease expert steps down from federal task force on COVID-19 vaccine Gary Kobinger, director of the centre for infectious disease research (Centre de recherche en infectiologie) at Université Laval, has left the national COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force. The microbiologist says he stepped down from the task force over concerns about conflicts […]

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | SEP 25 2020

From partnerships with heritage organizations to web crawlers, university archivists, librarians and historians are using a range of tools to capture life in the pandemic.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | SEP 23 2020

Speaking to Parliamentarians last month about universities’ response to COVID-19, university presidents asked for support for international students and continued emergency research funding.

BY EVA VOINIGESCU | SEP 21 2020

Investment management charters and international partnerships are just some of the ways universities are ramping up cross-sectoral efforts against climate change.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 16 2020

On September 9 and 10, scholars across Canada paused academic and administrative work to participate in a strike against anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism in policing.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | SEP 10 2020

The university sought out feedback from thousands of people in creating its new policy on research impacting Indigenous groups.