After the flags were raised at Calgary’s city hall, a staffer at MRU wondered, “How come we don’t do this?”
Study will follow 50,000 men and women, aged 45 to 85, until 2033.
Mountains 101 is the U of A’s latest classroom-to-MOOC production.
“Don’t Stop” campaign at Royal Roads University taps mature students.
UQAM’s Jean-Hugues Roy analyzed theses and dissertations from the past 25 years to answer the age-old question: How long should it be?
A Q&A with Thierry Karsenti, Canada Research Chair in technologies in education, on why we should hold off on banning homework.
The University of Toronto Mississauga is hosting a distinguished visitor and students that have huddled around the top dog, tails wagging, are learning a few new tricks. A visit by St. John Ambulance therapy dog Grace is one of the stress-busters organized by the office of student transition during this year’s exams. The golden retriever […]
A cleaner, greener air conditioner might just be found at the bottom of a snow pile. Researchers at the University of British Columbia Okanagan have analyzed three air conditioning models that use snow as a coolant to discover which one is the most sustainable alternative to the air conditioning units found in most Canadian buildings today. […]
Ryerson University’s school of journalism recently started offering Queer Media, a course that introduces journalism and news studies students to queer history, and the ethics underpinning the reporting of LGBTQ stories. Instructor Andrea Houston has been teaching the course since September, but has been active in queer journalism since working as a reporter with the […]
Multidisciplinary group based at Dalhousie University plans to track subjects into adulthood to see what strategies lead to success.
Candidates have until January 27 to apply.
Ryerson’s Eliza Chandler looks for what culture can do for disability that legislation can’t.
Few Canadian universities offer French-immersion programs, yet such programs abound at the primary and secondary levels. A new book looks at this scarcity and offers solutions to foster new programs.
Documentary-style series follows 10 students as they navigate campus and city life.
A national survey by the Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars highlights challenges postdocs face in Canada.
Concordia University Press is Quebec’s first fully open access scholarly press to publish in both French and English.
“We have not been aggressive enough in our role in innovation,” says Richard Hawkins at the annual conference of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Simon Fraser University is overhauling its academic calendar. The crucial student resource, with its course schedules and important dates and deadlines, may not change substantially. But to Tara Black, a few subtle tweaks might have an immeasurable effect on the calendar’s primary users – starting with the tone. “It would be supportive versus punitive,” says […]
New name and logo are first steps in an ambitious business and marketing strategy.
International students “would make the best future Canadians,” says immigration minister.