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By ANNE KERSHAW | July 12 2010

This online resource attracts motivated learners with quirky course offerings and Creative Commons education materials.

By JEANNE ARMSTRONG | July 12 2010

A new software developed by a Carleton University professor allows drivers to pay for parking using their cellphone.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | July 08 2010

David Johnston the first academic to hold the post.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | June 08 2010

Six students in the management of technology MBA program at Simon Fraser University have developed an iPhone application, QuakeAware, that tells you what to do in the event of an earthquake. The application is available for free online through the Apple iTunes store. “The recent catastrophes in Haiti and Chile reminded us that an earthquake […]

By NICK TAYLOR-VAISEY | June 08 2010

‘It’s the right thing to do’

By SHELDON GORDON | June 08 2010

Most Tuesday mornings, Adaora Agu, a third-year marketing major at Ryerson’s school of management, travels to Scarborough to visit Rosalie Hall, a resource centre and shelter for 25 teenaged single mothers and expectant mothers. Ms. Agu’s mission: to make them savvier about personal finance. “Switching from brand-name products to no-frills is one of the key […]

By PHILIP FINE | June 08 2010

New action plan for Haitian universities unveiled by AUF at Montreal conference.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | June 08 2010

They may be cute, but UVic’s rabbits have got to go.

By MARK CARDWELL | June 08 2010

All 19 chair holders held positions outside Canada prior to being named – a big brain gain for this country.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | June 08 2010

A landmark court ruling in B.C. touches on the bicameral model of academic governance.

By CHRISTINE LOISEAU | May 06 2010

Please note that this podcast interview is in French.

By CHRISTINA CHANT | May 03 2010

A veterinary program developed at UPEI gives students an opportunity to help Northern animals.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | May 03 2010

What started as one man’s musings about the impact of teachers in his life has turned into the country’s most prestigious award for university teaching.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | April 06 2010

Have you ever given a lecture and been completely sidetracked by an unanticipated question? Or presented a paper and gotten thrown off because your slides wouldn’t work?

By LAURA RYCKEWAERT | April 06 2010

Recruitment effort pushes the profession as a ‘great option’ for young men, but it’s still very much a female domain.

By TIM LOUGHEED | April 06 2010

Technology developed at University of British Columbia turns the effluent from water treatment plants into a high-value phosphorus-based nutrient.

By LAURA RYCKEWAERT | March 29 2010

Graduate student Lech Lebiedowski rebuilds an old German fighter plane, piece by piece.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 29 2010

A recent message on the website of the McGill University bookstore said it all: the now famous McGill tie was sold out and it might take up to six weeks to fill orders.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 18 2010

A tiny auto-focus lens developed at Université Laval could soon spell the end to those lousy, out-of-focus pictures taken with cell phone cameras.