October 20, 2021
Meet the new med schools
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The Northern Ontario School of Medicine is inspiring other universities to prioritize social accountability, advocate for health-policy change, and serve communities in need.
BY DIANE PETERS | OCT 19 2021

Working in step with Indigenous peoples
Working in step with Indigenous peoples
The 2021 National Building Reconciliation Forum provided an opportunity to identify the work that remains to be done at universities.
BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | OCT 14 2021

As journals proliferate, what happens when we can’t find enough peer reviewers?
As journals proliferate, what happens when we can’t find enough peer reviewers?
While a fee-for-service system may be justified in a world where transactional exchanges of time and money are commonplace, academic publishing seems to sit outside this because the incentives are not solely monetary.
BY DAVID KENT | OCT 15 2021

Understanding and preventing plagiarism
Understanding and preventing plagiarism
An international partnership has been established to better understand plagiarism among graduate students.
BY CATHERINE COUTURIER | OCT 15 2021

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Meet the education academics reimagining how math is taught
Meet the education academics reimagining how math is taught
Advocates of ‘humanistic math’ are on a mission to help schoolchildren from all backgrounds see the world differently.
BY DIANE PETERS | OCT 20 2021

Empowering the other 80%: changing graduate student career outlooks through mentorship programs
Empowering the other 80%: changing graduate student career outlooks through mentorship programs
Universities need to offer more opportunities and resources to the 80 per cent of graduate students who will not end up as tenure track professors.
BY GABRIELLE BREWER | OCT 18 2021

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

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Detlev Zwick York University

Detlev Zwick has been named dean of the Schulich School of Business at York University. His five-year term began on July 1, 2021, when he was appointed interim dean. Prior to that role, Dr. Zwick served as the school’s associate dean academic, and earlier as director of its BBA/iBBA program. He has also represented the school on Senate and the Senate Executive Committee and has served on the Joint Committee on Affirmative Action. Dr. Zwick has been a member of the full-time faculty in Schulich’s Marketing program since 2002.

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