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BY UA/AU | JUN 30 2020

June 29, 2020 Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund deadline extended On May 15, the federal government created the Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF) as part of a suite of temporary financial aid programs to help employers and workers through financial challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The government will provide universities and health-research institutions […]

BY KERRY BANKS | JUN 29 2020

“We’re witnessing the disappearance of history,” says one expert.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | JUN 25 2020

Most graduates seem satisfied with the experience but miss the celebratory aspect afterwards.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | JUN 18 2020

Like many institutions, the pandemic forced Brock University to reimagine the ultimate milestone in a student’s academic career.

BY JENNIFER POLK | JUN 16 2020

That’s the plan, says Gavan Watson of Memorial University, in a Q&A.

BY MATTHEW GUIDA | JUN 15 2020

Marie Hopwood of Vancouver Island University has partnered with a local brewery to revive the suds of civilizations past.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | JUN 10 2020

Several dozen from across Canada have been meeting every Friday to help each other and their students navigate through the pandemic.

BY SHARON ASCHAIEK | JUN 02 2020

With expertise in flexible, modular training through online delivery, CE units are helping to steer their institutions through the chaos of COVID-19.

BY UA/AU | MAY 30 2020

May 29, 2020 CFI suspends COVID-19 funding competition  On May 26, we reported on a new “Exceptional Opportunities Fund” competition offered by the Canada Foundation for Innovation for research related to COVID-19. The next day, CFI suspended the competition, which intended to fund up to $25 million for “urgent needs for equipment for ongoing research related to COVID-19.”  The foundation explained the decision in a statement posted to its website: “We have received a number of questions from the community and appreciate your feedback. We are taking extra time to consult, evaluate and […]

BY MATTHEW GUIDA | MAY 28 2020

In Reacting to the Past games, students engage with history by inhabiting a character.

BY MATT MOIR | MAY 27 2020

They say rising anti-Asian incidents in Canada worry them, but they won’t let that dash their ambitions.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | MAY 26 2020

Experts say decision on Access Copyright tariffs is an important win for universities.

BY DIANE PETERS | MAY 19 2020

Among their many efforts, students are collecting much-needed protective equipment, aiding frontline workers and assisting with contact tracing.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | MAY 13 2020

Universities from across the country begin to state their intentions for September.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | MAY 13 2020

International students stranded on campus are trying to make the best of it for now, but don’t know what the future holds for them.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | MAY 12 2020

Facing an $8-million shortage in annual funding, the Western College of Veterinary Medicine has been forced to look at new revenue options.

BY MELISSA FUNDIRA | MAY 05 2020

A Q&A with Tanya Sharpe, founder of U of T’s Centre for Research and Innovation for Black Survivors of Homicide Victims, about her timely new discussion series 30@8:30.

BY LUCIE LAUMONIER | MAY 01 2020

A group of professors teamed up with Monty Python comedian Terry Jones to turn the prologue of The Canterbury Tales into a multimedia app.

BY UA/AU | APR 30 2020

April 30, 2020   Federal aid update: House passes CESB bill, CCPA crunches the numbers The federal government just got a step closer to releasing $9 billion in emergency student aid. The Liberals’ introduced legislation in the House of Commons on Wednesday to create the Canada Emergency Student Benefit. The benefit will provide $1,250 a […]

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | APR 28 2020

From open-book tests to AI-enhanced proctoring tools, final exams will look very different for most faculty members.