Student Milun Tesovic co-founded metrolyrics.com and made Billboard Magazine’s 2009 Top 30 under 30 list – all by the age of 25.
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
Nine out of 10 international students say they are satisfied with their decision to study in Canada and eight out of 10 say that both their courses and universities met or exceeded their expectations, according to the 2009 survey of international students by the Canadian Bureau for International Education. On the less positive side, the […]
Three programs highlight ways of including international students and their families in the community
The Vancouver 2010 Winter Games organization has partnered with the Globe and Mail newspaper to produce a series of Olympic-themed podcasts featuring Canadian academics. The podcast series, entitled “Intellectual Muscle: University Dialogues for Vancouver 2010,” began in October, and new podcasts are being added each week until the start of the games in mid-February. The […]
Advocates need to show how research helps solve problems, says AUCC’s Herb O’Heron
Lucky duo to sing in celebration of U of T’s engineering society
The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada welcomes its 95th member
Students from low-income families who get help with student-aid forms are more likely to attend university, says a Canada-U.S. study
Researchers capture first images of memories being made