In my opinion
In teaching students debating skills, are we preparing them to build the world we want?
The pandemic has made the important work of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, and of aggressively fighting resurgent racism at an institutional level, all the more urgent.
There’s no need to create a teaching schedule for the fall. Students have been telling us how to create a learning environment that makes sense. We should listen to them.
Universities should be places for people to discover their own ways of contributing to their communities, not vocational assembly lines.
Offer free tutoring in math and science to high school students to help level the playing field, suggests engineering dean.
The entire university community should systematically incorporate issues of climate change and the collapse of biodiversity into introductory courses.
A professor reconciles the push for transferrable skills in university courses with her own reasons for teaching history.
Crises bring renewed interest in co-operatives.
Experts in ethics and law examine the issues that should be considered when making the decision.
Postdocs recount three key elements in their strategy that led to their unionization efforts.
Indexing scholarships and stipends is a simple yet effective way to maintain early career researchers’ standard of living.
Students become far more interested when discussions focus on the tensions within a belief system rather than comparing two different ones.
Universities need to better protect researchers who are bullied for sharing scientific knowledge publicly.
Just because a technology or policy is ‘green’ does not make it immune from reproducing harmful colonial and capitalist relations.
Assumptions that tenure is central to an effective university and that academics must be engaged in both teaching and research are only part of the problem.
Anti-Asian racism affects us as Asian Canadians in our daily lives and in our careers.
There is no reason collaborative skills cannot be cultivated in SSH students as much as those associated with innovation and adaptability.
A substantial increase in budgets to the three research councils, in addition to government policies that spur entrepreneurship and innovation, will support and lead our economic and social recovery.
The shift online demonstrated the convenience of distance learning and has convinced some learners, including workers and unemployed people, to study.
Here are two recommendations to make the process less onerous for faculty members.