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By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | September 23 2015

A “wise move” says one academic who’s studied low youth-voting rates.

By NATALIE SAMSON | September 21 2015

Residences compete to see which building can conserve the most.

By NATALIE SAMSON | September 18 2015

From Sept. 21 to 27, nearly 30 universities will host public events in celebration of science.

By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | September 16 2015

Pact reached with regulatory body creates a new certification stream for international student advisers.

By NATALIE SAMSON | September 15 2015

University Affairs has scored seven nominations in six categories at the 2015 Canadian Online Publishing Awards. The website is vying for gold in the following categories in the business-to-business media division: Best news coverageUniversities caught up in overhaul of foreign workers program Medical marijuana a growing field for university researchers in Canada Dentistry students’ Facebook […]

By NATALIE SAMSON | September 09 2015

Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council is spearheading a project to streamline the path to international research funding. The Trans-Atlantic Platform is a consortium of 17 funding agencies from 12 countries, backed by the European Commission and co-led by SSHRC and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Its mission is to facilitate international […]

By DAVID HAYES | September 09 2015

When Christine Le was a kid, she became passionate about science from watching Bill Nye the Science Guy and Popular Mechanics for Kids. Add a supportive high school teacher and you end up with Ms. Le’s career today. She is nearing completion of her PhD in organic chemistry at the University of Toronto’s prestigious Lautens […]

By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | September 09 2015

The drop is seen as a worrisome trend for some universities in the province.

By MARIE LAMBERT-CHAN | September 09 2015

To address the affordable housing shortage, a private organization has undertaken to build a student housing cooperative.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | September 08 2015

UBC’s big tree registry aims to protect the province’s giants.

By PAUL GESSELL | September 02 2015

U of Saskatchewan’s Dennis Lanigan has had a lifelong passion for Victorian-era art.

By KAREN BIRCHARD | August 31 2015

Move affects all students, faculty and visitors from formerly visa-exempt countries, except the U.S., starting next spring.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | August 19 2015

Academics, students and practitioners attended the Canadian Peace and Conflict Studies Conference hosted by Canadian Mennonite University.

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 […]