Feb. 1, 2017
Canada’s universities “deeply concerned” by Trump travel ban
Canada’s universities “deeply concerned” by Trump travel ban
The impact of the executive order is “real, immediate and profound,” says Universities Canada head Paul Davidson.
BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 30 2017

Indspire’s Roberta Jamieson lays out her vision for closing the Indigenous education gap
Indspire’s Roberta Jamieson lays out her vision for closing the Indigenous education gap
Much can be done to better support Indigenous students at all levels, she says.
BY DIANE PETERS | FEB 01 2017

<i>Arrival</i>, the movie: How linguistics saved the world
Arrival, the movie: How linguistics saved the world
The film’s authenticity owes a special nod to a McGill linguistics professor.
BY TED HEWITT | JAN 30 2017

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Universities must take steps to protect against ransomware attacks
Universities must take steps to protect against ransomware attacks
Several Canadian universities have had their IT systems taken hostage over the past year.
BY SHAUNA MCGINN | FEB 01 2017

How to prepare for a future job search
How to prepare for a future job search
BY JENNIFER POLK | FEB 01 2017

Universities are sometimes home to the worst kind of champions...
Universities are sometimes home to the worst kind of champions...
BY DAVID KENT | JAN 31 2017

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  1. 7 missing pieces: why students prefer in-person over online classes
  2. COVID-19: updates for Canada’s universities
  3. The growing role of charitable donations in higher education
  4. Empowering doctoral students – and other universities
  5. Ryerson University officially changes its name to Toronto Metropolitan University
  6. What all academics should know about the growth mindset: your science-based superpower for success
  7. The art of reconciliation

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Charmaine Dean University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo has appointed Charmaine Dean vice-president, university research, beginning July 1. Dr. Dean is currently a professor and dean of the faculty of science at Western University. She was previously associate dean at Simon Fraser University and has served as president of the Statistical Society of Canada.

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Jennifer Polk
March 2017

The voluntourist trap: How can universities steer students, eager to volunteer abroad, away from unethical programs? Find out in our March 2017 cover story. In the issue, we also feature one expat’s take on Canada’s “accidental brain drain” and Canadian researchers studying the rise of radicalization. Plus, what are smaller universities doing to fund-raise big? What more can academic incubators do besides creating marketable products?

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