StFX students will now receive two degrees when they graduate: one in Latin and one in Mi’kmaw.
‘It’s a relatively rote announcement given these are stable programs,’ says Jim Woodgett.
‘We need to change the culture so that well-documented data, metadata and code are considered to be as valuable as a … published journal article.’
‘Escalating anti-Asian racism is something that’s very real in Canada,’ said UBC’s president.
Brescia recognizes water as a human right, bans plastic water bottles to earn Blue Community certification
Brescia University College joins McGill University as the only campuses in Canada to hold the Blue Community designation.
Governments turn to University of Manitoba Indigenous health institute to administer COVID-19 vaccines to Indigenous and remote communities
“It’s reconciliation in action,” says executive director of Ongomiizwin.
How lessons learned in delivering courses last year may affect the mode of course delivery this fall
As universities prepare a return to on-campus activities, many are hoping to keep advantages of remote teaching.
May 31, 2021 Western to make vaccines mandatory for students in residence With a planned full return to in-person classes in September, Western University is stepping up its health and safety measures. Along with its affiliate university colleges, Brescia, Huron and King’s, Western will require students living in residence to have received at least their […]
Many of the programs being pursued that teach more applied skills are ones that universities could provide but choose not to.
Most universities say they will follow local public health guidelines and are strongly encouraging staff and students to get vaccinated.
Low rates of awareness about microcredentials by prospective students and employers remains a challenge.
Universities taking different approaches to preparing mental health services for return to campus this fall
Some are fine-tuning existing programs while others are planning extensive online and on-campus health promotion campaigns.
Alberta 2030 unveiled on the heels of more than half a billion dollars in actual and planned cuts.
‘Again, the North loses out’: the rifts and ripple effects from shuttering Laurentian’s midwifery program
‘Had the program not been offered in … northern Ontario, we would not have become midwives,’ says one Laurentian graduate.
Collective effort focused on holding companies in which universities invest, accountable and achieve sustainability goals.
Pivoting online has forced alumni relations teams to get creative – and resulted in greater turnout for events than they expected.
Report offers guide for ongoing discussions as NSERC embarks on strategic 2030 planning.
Researchers won’t have to leave the country to perform experiments that allow them to see inside materials.
April 28, 2021 Atlantic universities under lockdown The University of New Brunswick is reporting an outbreak at its Magee House residence. As of Monday, the university confirmed six cases of the virus. Students and staff at Elizabeth Parr-Johnston residence may also have been exposed and are currently being tested. The CBC is reporting that the […]
Universities have opened their campuses to help Canada’s vaccination efforts.