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By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | August 13 2015

Laurier prof says quality of public opinion polling is dropping, making election projections more difficult

By NATALIE SAMSON | August 05 2015

Philosophy professor Karyn Freedman took risks by using her own rape as a way of analyzing sexual violence and trauma.

By NATALIE SAMSON | August 05 2015

The philosophy prof shares how her rape influences her scholarly work on trauma and inspired an award-winning memoir.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | July 31 2015

Mount Royal magazine plays off iconic war posters to encourage women to join up.

By JENNIFER HALSALL | July 29 2015

For overtired students at the University of Calgary, salvation is at hand: a nap room to help you catch up on some much-needed rest. The nap room was a campaign promise by Kirsty McGowan, elected the student union’s vice-president of student life this past spring. She says she came up with the idea after researching […]

By NATALIE SAMSON | July 21 2015

A collection of love letters from 130 poets past and present offers a slice of literary history.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | July 17 2015

Mount Saint Vincent University has opened what it calls “the first building on a Canadian university campus dedicated to the accomplishments of women.” The new Margaret Norrie McCain Centre for Teaching, Learning and Research “celebrates women’s contributions to business, public policy, family life, academia, the arts, sciences and community,” says MSVU president Ramona Lumpkin. Named […]

By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | July 07 2015

New digital planning tool will be made available to other universities.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | June 30 2015

Canada’s universities have adopted a set of principles outlining their “shared commitment” to enhancing educational opportunities for indigenous students. Universities Canada, the association representing the country’s public and private not-for-profit universities, said closing the education gap between indigenous and non-indigenous students is a long-term core priority. Fewer than 10 per cent of indigenous people in […]

By JENNIFER HALSALL | June 23 2015

U of Winnipeg and Lakehead University plan to implement new requirement for all undergrads starting next year.

By BECKY RYNOR | June 22 2015

Her database of skin tissue could ultimately help solve cases of missing aboriginal women.

By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | June 17 2015

Outgoing principal of Brescia University College Colleen Hanycz reflects on challenges facing women’s colleges.

By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | June 11 2015

U of Windsor initiative reduced rape by almost 50 percent.

By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | June 10 2015

Even students who don’t choose to practice euthanasia will need to learn how to discuss the topic with their patients.

By MARIE LAMBERT-CHAN | June 09 2015

The “Kijiji Index” looks at who is buying what online.

By JENNIFER HALSALL | June 09 2015

Stylish Student Learning Centre a new gateway to campus.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | June 09 2015

Brock university celebrated the arrival to campus of a four-metre-tall statue of namesake Sir Isaac Brock in mid-March. Brock was a major-general in the British Army and hero of the War of 1812 who died in battle not far from the current campus location. The 1.5-tonne bronze sculpture, by Canadian artist Danek Mozdzenski, was cast […]

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | June 03 2015

A big night for the publication, which garnered three gold awards, a silver and a total of 10 nominations at major publishing event.

By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | June 02 2015

Rebuilding the institution remains a big task for its new president.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | May 29 2015

Liberation Scholarship program unveiled during visit by Dutch king and queen.