IN MY OPINION
Partnership with indigenous scholars and their communities is a key part of moving forward, says SSHRC president.
My department has been successful at striving for equal overall gender representation, but we remain primarily Caucasian.
The copyists range from a Grade 4 English teacher to an academic at a highly regarded university.
Costs and benefits of cuts must be weighed accordingly.
There are ways to have technology serve the teacher’s goals.
As a lifelong liberal (please note the lower case “l” – this is not a partisan polemic), I thought I would never have cause to say this: Margaret Thatcher was right. I disagreed with almost all of her policies when she was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and in 1988 I was quite concerned […]
Affordable high-quality animations may mark the death of stodgy PowerPoint presentations.
Despite some concerns, a liberal arts degree is still the best preparation for a rewarding career.
Abraham Lincoln said the best way to predict your future is to create it. I have found this creative spirit ingrained in the people I meet every day across our great shared continent. Canadians and Americans believe that we, as individuals and as a community, have the ability and the obligation to leave things better […]
I work in an interdisciplinary way, but I find that I am still sitting on the fence.
Exchange students often find coming home the toughest part.
Stories of six unfinished mandates raise concerns about governance.
To know why fewer women choose math and science, you need to know the principle of occupational choice.
Last week, University Affairs published an opinion piece titled “Why archaeology needs a divorce from anthropology” that garnered plenty of discussion and commentary from across the disciplines and throughout North America. Andrew A. White, an assistant research professor in the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of South Carolina was moved to […]
Ending the relationship might allow both partners finally to develop and grow.
Universities must work together to achieve this goal.
An alt-ac career is not the traditional route for a PhD, but it’s not shameful.
Universities and colleges have a unique capacity and responsibility for health and well-being.
There is a move afoot to make publicly funded monographs and journals Open Access (OA) – free – through the Internet. This is a revolutionary move that could lead to the vast dissemination of knowledge, a renaissance in scholarship, and help level the playing field between the haves and the have-nots. I’m for it! But […]
Or, how a professor decides to enter politics.