December 1, 2021
Reflections from the second National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism
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University leaders need to recognize that each of us is at a different stage in our journey toward equity, justice and self-determination, and that racism within the academy cannot be swept away with one brush.
BY PAMELA SUGIMAN | NOV 25 2021

Global Skills Opportunity program launches across Canada
Global Skills Opportunity program launches across Canada
Universities and colleges are hoping to send students from non-traditional backgrounds to work and study abroad.
BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 01 2021

What the pandemic taught us: mental health is a necessary condition for learning
What the pandemic taught us: mental health is a necessary condition for learning
How a course on the science of learning evolved into the importance of mental health in academic skills development.
BY EMIL MARMOL & TYLER EVANS-TOKARYK | NOV 30 2021

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Leveraging campus partnerships to nurture international student persistence
Leveraging campus partnerships to nurture international student persistence
The way forward should be collaborative if we are to retain the students we recruit.
BY LYN-MARIE FARLEY & YASSIN SAGNIA | NOV 29 2021

Teaching university students to be ‘age-conscious’ could help address our elder care crisis
Teaching university students to be ‘age-conscious’ could help address our elder care crisis
What it’s like to get older? A course on the psychology of aging helped students gain empathy and curiosity.
BY ELIZABETH RUSSELL | NOV 26 2021

COVID-19: updates for Canada’s universities
COVID-19: updates for Canada’s universities
Lifting of vaccine requirement at some Ontario universities.
BY UA/AU | MAY 04 2022

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Peggy Shannon NSCAD University

NSCAD University has announced that Peggy Shannon will be its new president. Her five-year appointment will begin July 1, 2022. Dr. Shannon has served as a professor and administrator at several universities in Canada and the United States for more than 20 years. Most recently, she held the role of dean of the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts at San Diego State University. Dr. Shannon will succeed Sarah McKinnon, who has served as the interim president since July 2020.

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