June 8, 2022
Athabasca U’s ‘near virtual’ plan worries town residents
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The Alberta government is supporting the community’s fight to keep university jobs local.
BY CAILYNN KLINGBEIL | JUN 07 2022

Snapshots from a bumpy academic year, through a math professor’s lens
Snapshots from a bumpy academic year, through a math professor’s lens
The journey back from pandemic-enforced online learning will be a steep learning curve for everyone.
BY ANDIE BURAZIN | JUN 07 2022

Jennifer Polk

Correction

A story that appeared in our newsletter last week said federal government had earmarked $5 billion to create a new agency focused on innovation. The amount is in fact $1 billion. We apologize for the error.

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Using campus 5G networks, researchers aim for the next big innovation
Using campus 5G networks, researchers aim for the next big innovation
High-end applications represent the bleeding edge, but there are also opportunities for 5G technology to boost equity and close the digital divide.
BY NAVNEET ALANG | JUN 03 2022

Faculty lack training programs in pedagogical skills
Faculty lack training programs in pedagogical skills
Training needs to go beyond course delivery and focus on evolving issues such as student mental health and educational technology.
BY ALI ARYA, ADRIAN D. C. CHAN, KIM HELLEMANS & DAVID J. HORNSBY | JUN 02 2022

Addressing graduate student anxieties: measuring the impact of Individual Development Plans
Addressing graduate student anxieties: measuring the impact of Individual Development Plans
Goal setting helps graduate students approach studies mindfully, normalizes challenges around future goals.
BY LORNA MACEACHERN & CHANTELLE THAUVETTE | JUN 06 2022

Debbie Martin McMaster University

Debbie Martin began serving as acting vice-president, university advancement at McMaster University on May 1. She will also continue fulfilling the duties of her previous position of assistant vice-president and chief facilities officer at McMaster. Ms. Martin holds a bachelor of commerce and a master’s of business administration from McMaster, and also has both a CGA and CPA designation. In her new position, Ms. Martin will oversee the development, stewardship, alumni engagement and advancement services areas in the university advancement portfolio.

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