January 19, 2022
Inside the University of Saskatchewan’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization
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Home to one of Canada’s only Level 3 biosafety labs, VIDO was one of the first in the country to isolate SARS-CoV-2.
BY JENNIFER QUESNEL | JAN 19 2022

The pandemic has exposed the need to better support international students
The pandemic has exposed the need to better support international students
Experts say the ‘cash cow’ narrative belies policy challenges that need to be addressed.
BY SHAUNA MCGINN | JAN 13 2022

Happy New Year and cheers to new learning!
Happy New Year and cheers to new learning!
As you contemplate 2022, move your learning zone from that which is easy to what is hard: learning about yourself.
BY ALEXANDER CLARK & BAILEY SOUSA | JAN 17 2022

Nursing schools come under strain as pandemic wears on
Nursing schools come under strain as pandemic wears on
But many are also seeing an influx of applications, and renewed interest from provincial governments to expand programs.
BY WENDY GLAUSER | JAN 14 2022

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U of Regina opens ‘first of its kind’ student wellness centre
U of Regina opens ‘first of its kind’ student wellness centre
On any given day there is a nurse practitioner at the clinic to provide a range of services to students.
BY TARA SIEBARTH | JAN 13 2022

Intercultural learning for students by students: a Saint Mary’s experience
Intercultural learning for students by students: a Saint Mary’s experience
A team of students from diverse cultures, abilities, fields of study and experiences is helping the university to advance its intercultural development goals.
BY MIYUKI ARAI & MICHAELA PETERS | JAN 14 2022

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

Investing in humanities, social sciences is key to post-pandemic recovery
Investing in humanities, social sciences is key to post-pandemic recovery
Our society is at risk if we undervalue or underfund social science and humanities disciplines.
BY MIKE DEGAGNÉ | JAN 19 2022

UBC earthquake lab shakes, rattles and rolls
UBC earthquake lab shakes, rattles and rolls
The Earthquake Engineering Research Facility is studying the dangers of seismic instability.
BY ERIKA THORKELSON | JAN 18 2022

Heidi Northwood Wilfred Laurier University

Wilfred Laurier University has appointed Heidi Northwood to a two-year term as senior executive officer: global strategy. Ms. Northwood, who previously served as senior executive officer of WLU’s Brantford campus, will lead the university’s internationalization strategy, which aims to strengthen the institution’s global reputation, build international partnerships, and increase opportunities for international exchange and recruitment. Ms. Northwood joined WLU in 2014 as dean of the faculty of liberal arts.

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