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By SHARON ASCHAIEK | June 08 2016

Initiative marking Queen Elizabeth II’s reign promotes leadership and cultural exchanges among Commonwealth nations.

By NATALIE SAMSON | June 08 2016

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 […]

By BRENNA BAGGS | June 07 2016

Our cars and refrigerators “are spying on us,” says Ray Boisvert at SFU Mindshare event.

By RYLEY WHITE | June 07 2016

A new generation of British Columbia’s indigenous wood carvers is getting support from a forestry research-funded art program to help their careers take root. Opening Doors gives budding artists from First Nations communities in B.C. the opportunity to create their own hand-carved door. The program launched last summer with 10 students training at Emily Carr […]

By RYLEY WHITE | June 07 2016

Do you eat organic fruit? Drive an eco-friendly car? If so, society likely thinks you’re a good person – unless you’re on welfare. We don’t look kindly on those who use government financial assistance to buy expensive “ethical” items, according to a study published in a recent issue of the Journal of Consumer Research. Purchasing […]

By NATALIE SAMSON | May 31 2016

Individualized programs, less coursework and scrapping comprehensive exams some of the options discussed at Future of the Humanities PhD conference in Ottawa.

By MICHAEL RANCIC | May 30 2016

Kevin Turcotte aims for interpretation instead of imitation in the Baker biopic Born to Be Blue.

By ANQI SHEN | May 25 2016

Long-term thinking, smart development are key to preparing for the next big natural disaster.

By RYLEY WHITE | May 23 2016

At the Campus Bike Library, anyone with a McMaster University library card can borrow a bicycle at no cost.


Wilfrid Laurier University’s renowned theoretical physicist Dr. Ghose discusses quantum theory – and the need to attract more women into science.


The online service offers students free access to live mental-health support through an app or website.

By MOIRA MACDONALD | May 10 2016

International graduates of Canadian universities are “the perfect candidates” for citizenship, says immigration minister

By RYLEY WHITE | May 09 2016

Residency introduces a fourth-year student to the writing life.

By ANQI SHEN | May 04 2016

Move is overdue recognition that the university has become much more diverse, says president.

By PETER WILSON | May 02 2016

A pro-exit vote would strip EU students of privileged access to U.K. universities, prompting them to look elsewhere.

By DIANE PETERS | April 27 2016

Site features content written by academics and edited by on-staff journalists.

By ANQI SHEN | April 26 2016

The International Federation of National Teaching Fellows is set to launch this fall.


Mindshare series officially launched in Edmonton with a discussion on the future of energy.

By EMMA TRANTER | April 19 2016

“I’ve never liked being called on,” says one student. “It feels like you’re under a microscope.”

By NATALIE SAMSON | April 13 2016

Founding director says the centre is one of the largest hubs of higher ed research in the world.