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COVID-19

BY UA/AU | December 01 2021

Dalhousie implements vaccine mandate, outbreak declared at Western and U of Manitoba to resume in-person learning for winter term.

BY EMIL MARMOL & TYLER EVANS-TOKARYK | November 30 2021

How a course on the science of learning evolved into the importance of mental health in academic skills development.

BY SHANNON DEA | October 22 2021

We should use what we learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to make university study and work more equitable and inclusive.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | September 16 2021

To mandate or not to mandate: the debate many universities have been wrestling with is now put to the test.

BY ALEXANDRE BEAUPRÉ-LAVALLÉE | September 14 2021

The 2021 school year is still fraught with risks, but with major risks come major opportunities.

BY ARLINDA RUCO & EMMANUELLE ARPIN | August 27 2021

Early career instructors should feel encouraged to extend and innovate in the virtual classroom.

BY MARYAM AZIMZADEHIRANI | August 23 2021

Teaching may be more rewarding when students’ cameras are on, but it comes at a cost.

BY MARK CARDWELL | August 20 2021

While most were able to seamlessly pivot to primarily online services, some also faced unique technological, licensing and human resource challenges.

BY BRIAN OWENS | August 16 2021

Building on the research that was done may help prepare for future pandemics.

BY IAN MUNROE | August 13 2021

The majority of perpetrators are men, while women with disabilities and Indigenous women are the most likely to be targeted.

BY LAURA FYFE | August 11 2021

Do our students have the skills to succeed in a post-pandemic world?

BY BRIAN OWENS | August 09 2021

Some academics argue it should have been part of regular funding programs, or more focused.

BY JAIGRIS HODSON, CHANDELL GOSSE & GEORGE VELETSIANOS | August 06 2021

What happens when someone outside of the university community co-ordinates a mass email campaign demanding the firing of a faculty member? University policies need to cover this.

BY IAN MUNROE | August 04 2021

Several institutions say preliminary figures suggest the drop in enrollment due to the pandemic may be easing.

BY UA/AU | July 31 2021

July 28, 2021 Brock students in residence will need to be vaccinated this fall Brock University is now requiring students to be fully vaccinated if they want to live in residence. Students must have at least one dose before moving in and must complete the two-shot series within 14 days of moving in. According to […]

BY ANDIE BURAZIN | July 19 2021

Getting students back to pre-COVID-19 standards will be a delicate act.

BY VIVEK GOEL | July 06 2021

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.

BY ANDRE COSTOPOULOS | July 05 2021

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.

BY UA/AU | June 30 2021

June 30, 2021 Important updates for incoming, returning international students and faculty International students will be exempt from quarantine, the requirement to stay at a government-authorized accommodation and COVID-19 testing on their eighth day in the country if they meet a list of requirements, the government of Canada announced. It’s part of the government’s easing […]

BY ALEXANDRE BEAUPRÉ-LAVALLÉE | June 28 2021

Universities are mostly resuming face-to-face teaching this fall. This will not be a return to normal; the success of online education has fostered a historic disconnect.