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By NATALIE SAMSON | January 13 2016

Student Athlete Mental Health Initiative offers mental health resources for athletes and coaches.

By SHAWNA WAGMAN | January 13 2016

Campus hub for cultural understanding encourages students to shop, chop and eat together.

By BECKY RYNOR | January 11 2016

Graduates themselves are often unsure of where to look for opportunities outside academe.

By UA/AU | January 07 2016

“Although there are some initial start-up costs … we believe that the costs of maintaining the site would be minimal.”

By SHAWNA WAGMAN | January 06 2016

Author hopes the book inspires dialogue as well as improvements in agriculture and agricultural policy.

By ZACK BRADLEY | January 05 2016

Academics Without Borders is no longer without a headquarters. Concordia University announced in October that it will house the non-governmental organization on its downtown Montreal campus. Working extensively with postsecondary institutions in the developing world – 14 different countries since its inception in 2007 – AWB is staffed by a network of international volunteers. With […]

By JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | December 09 2015

Discovering extraterrestrial life is the goal of the new Institute for Research on Exoplanets, or iREx, at Université de Montréal. The institute will be helped in its quest by a recent $1-million donation from the Trottier Family Foundation, created by Lorne Trottier, a founder of the Montreal-based Matrox Corporation and a space exploration enthusiast. The […]

By TIM LOUGHEED | December 09 2015

Rebuilding trust and dialogue key themes at recent conference in Ottawa.

By ZACK BRADLEY | December 07 2015

A new student residence under construction on the University of British Columbia campus will be one of the tallest wood buildings in the world. UBC says the 18-storey structure builds on the university’s commitment to sustainability and innovation. The eco-friendly structure will stand 53 metres tall and house more than 400 students after its completion, […]

By ZACK BRADLEY | December 02 2015

On the Origin of Species one of several valuable books taken from Mount Saint Vincent University’s library years ago.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | December 01 2015

Total research spending also lagging that of competitor countries, says latest STIC report.

By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | November 25 2015

Some academics call for changes to Statistics Canada’s independence and data-gathering methods.

By SHAWNA WAGMAN | November 25 2015

Two Ryerson profs are documenting the afterlife of the iconic ruin.

By NATALIE SAMSON | November 24 2015

An associate editor at the journal, from U of Alberta, explains what pushed the entire editorial board to quit.

By ASHLEIGH VANHOUTEN | November 20 2015

University Affairs magazine won five gold awards at the 7th annual Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA) in Toronto on November 19. The magazine’s website won in the blue division, representing business-to-business, trade and association publications. The COPA awards, produced by Masthead (a digital trade magazine for the Canadian magazine industry), have awarded University Affairs every year since its inception. […]

By NATALIE SAMSON | November 17 2015

They and their colleagues are a well-educated bunch: 14 MPs hold PhDs while more than two-thirds have at least a bachelor’s degree.

By ZACK BRADLEY | November 17 2015

Deaf graduate shares her research using innovative online tools.

By NATALIE SAMSON | November 11 2015

To mark its anniversary, the organization launches a timeline of important events in its history.

By BECKY RYNOR | November 11 2015

Recent gathering held in Toronto is part of the UN International Year of Light.

By ZACK BRADLEY | November 10 2015

“Sometimes 10 seconds can be the difference between life and death,” says professor Carlos Ventura.

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