January 26, 2022
How administrative ambiguity and devaluating language hurts Canadian postdocs
In my opinion
Redefining how university and institutional administrations see this vulnerable population of highly skilled workers is an important first step toward countering inequity and mending the gender gap in academia.
BY WILLEMIEKE KOUWENHOVEN, SARAH GRASEDIECK & EDRIS MADADIAN | JAN 26 2022

Western prof gets students to swim with sharks, virtually
Western prof gets students to swim with sharks, virtually
New course is part of a three-year project examining whether emerging technology can help boost engagement in learning.
BY KERRY BANKS | JAN 25 2022

How a business administration partner can deliver ‘stratactical’ value across an organization
How a business administration partner can deliver ‘stratactical’ value across an organization
No matter how big the organization or company is, the executive team needs to empower this role.
BY LYNN WALDER | JAN 24 2022

Break bad rules: how to change language norms in your academic field, individually and systemically
Break bad rules: how to change language norms in your academic field, individually and systemically
You don’t need to be in a position of power to shift a language norm in your discipline.
BY LETITIA HENVILLE | JAN 25 2022

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How universities can support student professional development by supporting instructors
How universities can support student professional development by supporting instructors
Considering York University’s Envision YU initiative model.
BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | JAN 21 2022

Lessons from Iran: when academic freedom is undermined, fear reigns
Lessons from Iran: when academic freedom is undermined, fear reigns
A physicist who now works in Canada recounts being arbitrarily fired from his teaching position in Tehran.
BY CATALINA ARANGO & ISAAC NAHON-SERFATY | JAN 21 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

Correction

Last week we incorrectly misspelled Wilfrid Laurier University’s name in our People on the Move announcement. We apologize for the error.


Maureen Lomas MacEwan University

MacEwan University has appointed Maureen Lomas as vice-president, finance and administration and chief financial officer, starting Feb. 14. Ms. Lomas has 20 years of experience in progressive accounting and management, having recently served as vice-president, finance at Alberta Innovates, the research, business growth and innovation arm of the provincial government. Ms. Lomas has a diverse background across several sectors, including oil and gas, mining and manufacturing and health. She currently sits as a board member of the Primrose Place Family Centre and is a trustee for the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation. Ms. Lomas is a certified professional accountant and completed her bachelor of commerce from the University of Saskatchewan in 1997.

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