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BY UA/AU | MAY 31 2021

May 31, 2021 Western to make vaccines mandatory for students in residence With a planned full return to in-person classes in September, Western University is stepping up its health and safety measures. Along with its affiliate university colleges, Brescia, Huron and King’s, Western will require students living in residence to have received at least their […]

BY WENDY GLAUSER | MAY 27 2021

Many of the programs being pursued that teach more applied skills are ones that universities could provide but choose not to.

BY ROBERT KOZAK | MAY 26 2021

Most universities say they will follow local public health guidelines and are strongly encouraging staff and students to get vaccinated.

BY SHARON ASCHAIEK | MAY 25 2021

Low rates of awareness about microcredentials by prospective students and employers remains a challenge.

BY ROSE SIMPSON | MAY 19 2021

Some are fine-tuning existing programs while others are planning extensive online and on-campus health promotion campaigns.

BY TAYLOR LAMBERT | MAY 17 2021

Alberta 2030 unveiled on the heels of more than half a billion dollars in actual and planned cuts.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | MAY 17 2021

‘Had the program not been offered in … northern Ontario, we would not have become midwives,’ says one Laurentian graduate.

BY SHARON ASCHAIEK | MAY 10 2021

Collective effort focused on holding companies in which universities invest, accountable and achieve sustainability goals.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | MAY 06 2021

Pivoting online has forced alumni relations teams to get creative – and resulted in greater turnout for events than they expected.

BY BRENT WITTMEIER | MAY 05 2021

Report offers guide for ongoing discussions as NSERC embarks on strategic 2030 planning.

BY DIANE PETERS | MAY 05 2021

Researchers won’t have to leave the country to perform experiments that allow them to see inside materials.

BY UA/AU | APR 30 2021

April 28, 2021 Atlantic universities under lockdown The University of New Brunswick is reporting an outbreak at its Magee House residence. As of Monday, the university confirmed six cases of the virus. Students and staff at Elizabeth Parr-Johnston residence may also have been exposed and are currently being tested. The CBC is reporting that the […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | APR 29 2021

Universities have opened their campuses to help Canada’s vaccination efforts.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | APR 28 2021

Alberta and Manitoba reduced postsecondary funding while the other provinces budgeted increases.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | APR 26 2021

The ‘nightmare scenario’ of Laurentian University could become reality for other universities if the feds don’t step in and stabilize the PSE sector, warns Royal Society of Canada working group chair.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | APR 22 2021

“I think it’s provoked a change in the way we actually teach. Hopefully, it’s going in a direction of being more engaging and interactive.”

BY MAXIME BILODEAU | APR 21 2021

By proposing an update to traditional criteria for evaluating applications, the declaration asks the research community to rethink its approach.

BY MICHEL PROULX | APR 20 2021

The federal government’s first budget in two years invests heavily in the biomanufacturing and life sciences sectors.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | APR 12 2021

The Alberta-based team has been using unmanned aerial vehicles to explore alternative health-care delivery options for hard-to-access locations.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | APR 07 2021

The government is preparing an action plan to improve university access and success – and it may bring additional funding to the sector.