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By SHARON ASCHAIEK | September 16 2019

Several universities are pursuing initiatives to train students and workers, support industry and safeguard our country’s critical infrastructure.

By BECKY RYNOR | September 10 2019

The award-winning organization specializing in educational forays into the Arctic and Antarctic celebrates its 20th anniversary next year.

By MATTHEW HALLIDAY | September 09 2019

Changes affect four equity-seeking groups: women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous people and visible minorities.

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 04 2019

Program also aims to diversify source countries for incoming international students.

By NATALIE SAMSON | September 02 2019

A unique endowment at the University of Alberta funds rare book acquisitions – one for each of the institution’s honorary degree recipients.

By MATTHEW HALLIDAY | August 27 2019

For visually impaired students, a lack of accessible learning materials “creates enormous barriers to success.”

By NATALIE SAMSON | August 26 2019

Students will be trained in the creative and business sides of the toy and game industry.

By SPARROW MCGOWAN | August 20 2019

The new network of regional centers of excellence comes on the heels of Canada’s first national accessibility law.

By JESSICA NATALE WOOLLARD | August 19 2019

One program, Knowledge Makers, was recently recognized with the Alan Blizzard Award for excellence in teaching collaboration.

By WENDY GLAUSER | August 13 2019

Boosting the number of Indigenous medical students, bolstering Indigenous curriculum among measures promised.

By SHAUNA MCGINN | August 12 2019

“Typically in vet practice, the routine is to … check the boxes. I realized very quickly that that was not the way to go about it – it was about establishing a relationship first.”

By ANGELYN FRANCIS | August 07 2019

After decades of grassroots work by Black scholars, a few universities have started offering Black Canadian studies programs. Will it be enough to start reversing what one professor calls Canada’s “Black brain drain”?

By SALMA MAHGOUB | August 06 2019

Recent allegations of mismanagement have stained the reputations of several student unions across Canada.

By KERRY BANKS | July 30 2019

Canadian researchers offered a sneak peek of some of the results at Congress in Vancouver.

By TERRI COLES | July 23 2019

The university is the latest in Canada to rethink its stance on a name many find offensive.

By ANQI SHEN | July 08 2019

The centre, hosted by Ryerson University, has an ambitious mandate that includes funding and evaluating new approaches to skills development.

By ASHLEIGH VANHOUTEN | July 05 2019

“For every individual person who disagrees with what I do, I have three people who support me,” says the philosophy student and linebacker at the University of Manitoba.

By JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | July 04 2019

Mona Nemer is creating a new youth advisory council of people aged 18 to 30 from a range of backgrounds.

By DIANE PETERS | July 03 2019

Adaptations of the history scholar’s work take centre stage at the theatre festival.

By KERRY BANKS | July 01 2019

“We’ve named more new dinosaurs in the last 20 years than in the previous 150,” says one researcher.