for the first time in its history, the highest ranks at St. Thomas University in Fredericton are made up entirely of women. This summer, the liberal arts university announced the appointments of Kim Fenwick to the post of vice-president, academic and research, and Jodi (Hutchinson) Misheal to the role of vice president, advancement and alumni […]
Thirteen Canadian universities will receive a combined $900 million in the second round of a federal competition aimed at funding scientific research that puts Canada on the world stage. The Canada First Research Excellence Fund was launched two years ago with five priority areas in science, innovation and technology. In its first round of funding […]
At least five Canadian universities have hired sexual violence prevention coordinators in the last two years, with more to come.
The Urbandale Centre for Home Energy Research is a testing ground for the latest in energy-saving technologies.
The move mirrors efforts by several Canadian universities in recent years to mitigate out of control partying near campus.
The library program offers personalized help to more than 6,200 students in two faculties.
University and community stakeholders will gather at Queen’s University this week to discuss the pros and cons of specific sexual violence prevention efforts.
Founded by a McGill PhD candidate, New Horizons Montréal proves it’s never too late to benefit from music lessons.
Scholars praise the foundation for its “risk taking” and commitment to addressing timely public issues.
At the University of British Columbia, you can now take five on a toadstool – or rather, mellow out on a bench made of mushrooms. Outside of the UBC bookstore, the university has installed six benches made from a combination of sawdust and mushrooms. The project is one of several intended to showcase UBC research […]
In more than 30 years as an artist and designer, Lou-ann Neel has seen trends come and go. She has also grown accustomed to a common refrain from people who use her designs, which draw upon traditional styles of her Kwagiulth heritage, without seeking permission. “I’ve heard all kinds of stories around, ‘I’m honouring your […]
Surprise performances by the Toronto-born rapper reflect a transformation in Ryerson’s campus culture.
For a second year, the Images of Research competition showcases faculty and student research across a range of disciplines.
Established in 2002, the Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Quebec now brings together 21 universities and research centres, and 57 companies.
#100LaScience campaign posits science journalism as vital to the public good.
Establishing a new relationship with indigenous peoples is the “most important societal issue” facing the country.
Records from artists like Nickelback, April Wine, and Tom Cochrane might not be the first items to come to mind when you think of university library collections, but a recent acquisition could change that for the University of Calgary. The university library has acquired the entire EMI Music Canada archive from Universal Music Canada, which […]
Thirteen of Canada’s 19 UNESCO Chairs are based in Quebec, with only two at universities outside of major cities.
Initiative marking Queen Elizabeth II’s reign promotes leadership and cultural exchanges among Commonwealth nations.
University Affairs took home four gold awards at the Canadian Business Media Awards, the highest number of golds presented to any publication this year. Our awards include: Best Issue (Porn Studies, Feb. 2015) Best Cover (Good Food Revolution, April 2015, photography by Michael Crichton, art direction by Underline Studio) Best Photograph (Good Food Revolution, April […]