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BY SHIREEN AHMED | July 30 2018

Student cricket clubs are emerging as a supportive space for racialized women in university sport.

BY MARY ANN LOEWEN | July 26 2018

With the help of a food truck, a team of historians is collecting recipes – and the stories behind them – from Manitobans around the province.

BY ALEXIS KIENLEN | July 23 2018

Six beehives have been installed atop a building on the university’s campus in downtown Edmonton.

BY SNEH DUGGAL | July 20 2018

“It’s not as simple as saying we’ll just let people smoke wherever they want on campus,” says one administrator.


“I wish that fellow students would not think it’s weird that the classmate sitting next to them has a guide dog,” says Michelle Woolfrey.

BY BECKY RYNOR | June 27 2018

To build empathy and find solutions, civic leaders and service providers were asked to navigate the web of local agencies.

BY ALEXIS KIENLEN | June 27 2018

The celebration is just one way that LGBTQ students are affirming their identities at the faith-based campus.

BY BRUNO VOMPEAN | June 08 2018

The educational initiative “was humanizing when every aspect of imprisonment is dehumanizing,” says a former participant.


Many of these campus gardens have become leaders in botanical education, horticultural research and conservation.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | June 05 2018

In more than 4,000 paintings over 15 years, Brandon University stands out as a favourite subject of plein-air painter Weiming Zhao.

BY ANQI SHEN | May 29 2018

“Tackling these questions in an open, transparent and scholarly way is one of the things we’re doing to make ourselves more welcoming as a community to people of diverse racial backgrounds,” said King’s president.

BY PATTI LANE | May 22 2018

Seed banks are helping researchers resurrect plants from the past and create crops for the future.

BY LORI WAREHAM | May 14 2018

A dearth of women’s washrooms in our outdated engineering buildings leaves female students scrambling.


“There is a sense of pride, a sense of continued resilience in language learning,” says coordinator at the University of New Brunswick’s Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | April 25 2018

Shifting attitudes around drug use are changing the way universities address the opioid crisis.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | April 16 2018

Making lunch out of research leftovers.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | April 03 2018

“We’ll talk about anything they want to talk about, as long as we have something educated to say about it.”

BY ANQI SHEN | March 22 2018

The Varsity’s online content in simplified Chinese boasts a growing readership among thousands of Chinese international students on campus.

BY VIRGINIA GALT | March 20 2018

Notes from graduates at U of T, Western and McMaster give new students – and alumni engagement offices – a boost during a difficult time.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | March 12 2018

The Interior University Research Coalition in B.C. launched late in 2017.