IN MY OPINION
The B.A.R.K. program — Building Academic Retention through K9s — creates opportunities for students and community members to spend time with therapy dogs.
By changing the way we discuss scholarly work, we will not only improve scholarship but also reduce the unnecessary hostility rampant in academia.
Faculties of education have a role to play in ensuring that teachers can identify and respond to students’ mental health challenges.
The Magna Charta Universitatum is being used across the world to shape, guide and defend university values.
Linking universities to the UN’s sustainable development goals will draw greater scrutiny to higher education, for better or worse.
The authors of the fake “grievance studies” papers would have made a stronger point if they’d gone through an institutional review board.
Looking around, it seemed obvious to me that I was the only one who didn’t understand what was going on.
A new UNESCO recommendation sets guidelines regarding the working conditions of researchers and the environment required for science to be conducted in an ethical manner.
Instead of relying on outside consultants, the leadership at Université de Sherbrooke took matters into their own hands.
The Université de l’Ontario français is the culmination of a long struggle on the part of the province’s francophone community.
The answer lies with students themselves – if we really listen.
Criticizing your colleagues for “dumbing it down” does a disservice to knowledge translation – and imperils the planet.
Learning in community is linked to better academic performance and gains in skill, competence and knowledge as well as overall satisfaction with university experience.
They’re a waste of time, with little evidence they make a difference in decision-making.
Why does the scholarship of teaching and learning remain a hard sell to faculty?
Life experience is a transferrable skill.
What is the purpose of an internship, and how does it differ from basic schooling?
Why do hiring committees appear to favour graduates from big-league universities?
Part-time and summer jobs can be valuable sources of experiential learning and critical thinking for students.
It’s up to all of us, with a bit of mutual understanding, to stem the tide of increasing regulation at Canada’s universities.