New online repository supported by institutional funding.
A student project looked to find out how easy it might be to get someone to accept a fabricated Facebook user as a friend.
Reputable agents can be your best representative for attracting international students, say recruiters, but beware the shysters.
Outcry over a Pfizer executive appointed to CIHR’s governing body hasn’t echoed with the other granting councils.
Most likely goal is to recruit party volunteers, observers say.
Researchers record the tales and observations of people from the North for a feature-length ﬁlm on climate change, arctic survival and adaptation.
Locally known as the Neuro, this institution was founded by Wilder Penfield.
Student Milun Tesovic co-founded metrolyrics.com and made Billboard Magazine’s 2009 Top 30 under 30 list – all by the age of 25.
Welcome to Reporter’s Notebook — conversations with University Affairs reporters about the stories they’re covering. In this segment, reporter Nick Taylor-Vaisey talks to Vincent Duckworth, a Calgary-based consultant who advises institutions on how to create naming policies for new buildings on campus. (Running time: 13:28 mins.) Download Want to know more? Read the news article about […]
A rose by any other name…
Exchanges and partnerships are poised to grow, but can we make the most of this opportunity?
Report recommends time limit on postdoctoral training
When the lottery jackpot is particularly big or it looks like the Leafs might possibly make the playoffs, the probability is quite high that Jeffrey Rosenthal will be called upon by the media to elucidate the chances that you or the Leafs will win. Dr. Rosenthal has been studying probability, randomness and chance for nearly […]
A wall of plants three stories high at Saint Mary’s University is not only meant to be esthetically pleasing, but also helps to remove airborne contaminants.
A torch stands outside the Olympic skating oval at the University of Calgary, a lasting reminder of Calgary’s 1988 Winter Games and the legacy they left behind. The legacy of the Olympics is also on the mind of Vancouver-area institutions for the upcoming 2010 Winter Games. No university got the chance this time to have […]
Preston Manning has been a knowledgeable supporter of science for years
There’s plenty of folklore, but few facts, about the origins of a two-headed calf on display in the pathology wing of the University of Saskatchewan’s Western College of Veterinary Medicine. The calf (pictured above) was there well before technical supervisor Lois Ridgway began working in pathology. She told the university’s On Campus News that she […]
Daily maid service, wet bar, luxurious linens, modern decor and a chic bistro – these are not the kinds of amenities you’d expect from your typical campus accommodations. But the University of Calgary’s newly opened Hotel Alma, one of Canada’s few on-campus hotels, “is not a traditional campus residence,” says Voula Cocolakis, associate vice-provost, residence and […]
Students may sometimes roll their eyes at their university’s marketing efforts, but Brock University has found a way to get their students actively involved. Using their distinctive “Both Sides of the Brain” campaign, the university has invited students to discover their own “other side” with a special photo booth and through an online Facebook contest. […]
Most schools are concerned about funding from provincial grants