June 29, 2022
The growing role of charitable donations in higher education
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Some universities experiencing record-breaking giving, but clarity is important to avoid misunderstandings.
BY MARK CARDWELL | JUN 28 2022

What all academics should know about the growth mindset: your science-based superpower for success
What all academics should know about the growth mindset: your science-based superpower for success
Many practices in academia show and reinforce fixed mindsets in ourselves, our workplaces, and in our students.
BY BAILEY SOUSA & ALEXANDER CLARK | JUN 23 2022

New pilot project harnesses peer support to boost mental health services
New pilot project harnesses peer support to boost mental health services
The $2 million Health Canada initiative will help a handful of institutions better support students’ well-being.
BY SHARON ASCHAIEK | JUN 29 2022

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Building an academic CV that does more for you
Building an academic CV that does more for you
Whether you are certain you want to pursue non-academic employment, or are perhaps on the fence, there are great benefits to thinking about your academic CV as a record of all you do.
BY ERIN CORBER | JUN 27 2022

Laurier professor studies how language lights up our brains
Laurier professor studies how language lights up our brains
Learning a second language sparks new connections in the brain that are stored as cognitive reserve.
BY SHAUNA MCGINN | JUN 24 2022

Raising EDI awareness through an interactive exhibition
Raising EDI awareness through an interactive exhibition
A group of researchers at Université de Sherbrooke came up with a unique way to educate people about the “leaky pipeline” in academe.
BY MAXIME PLANTE, JULIE FRÉDETTE, AMÉLIE BOURBEAU & CLAUDIA CHAMPAGNE | JUN 28 2022

Verity Turpin University of Calgary

Verity Turpin has been appointed vice-provost, student experience at the University of Calgary for a five-year term, effective July 1. Ms. Turpin previously served as acting vice-provost, student affairs at Dalhousie University, where she held progressively senior roles. She recently sponsored the development of an equity admissions framework for Dalhousie, helping to improve diversity on the student affairs team. She holds a bachelor of public relations from Mount Saint Vincent University, a master of electronic commerce from Dalhousie, and has a chartered professional accountants designation.

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