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BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | September 08 2021

A new report looks at outcomes for new graduates with disabilities. Advocates of disability rights say this data is not new or surprising.

BY TAYO BERO | September 01 2021

One year after a mass reckoning, we examine what universities are doing to address anti-Black racism in their own institutions.

BY ROHENE BOUAJRAM | August 24 2021

Universities need people, policies and protocols that take into account how to support the success of BIPOC students from an equity, not equality, perspective.

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 JENNIFER ANDREWS | July 30 2021

Looking at how BIPOC faculty are paid and treated when they first enter academia, and truly listening to them, would be a good first step in changing white privilege.

BY ÉMILE BÉRUBÉ-LUPIEN | July 20 2021

Researcher Vincent Larivière explains the factors leading to gender inequality in research.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | July 06 2021

Universities across the country are reassessing historical figures and renaming the buildings that commemorated them.

BY IAN MUNROE | June 29 2021

If participating postsecondary institutions don’t meet their targets by the end of 2029, the number of research chairs they receive will be cut.

BY MARY WELLS | June 18 2021

Offer free tutoring in math and science to high school students to help level the playing field, suggests engineering dean.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | June 10 2021

‘Escalating anti-Asian racism is something that’s very real in Canada,’ said UBC’s president.

BY CARY WU ET AL | April 16 2021

Anti-Asian racism affects us as Asian Canadians in our daily lives and in our careers.

BY ANANYA BANERJEE | April 01 2021

Including social justice in public health curriculum will equip students with an equity lens.

BY LEAH HAMILTON, IRENE SHANKAR & MOHAMMED EL HAZZOURI | March 26 2021

Marketing/communications offices need to ensure the voices of BIPOC faculty and students are represented and amplified, not tokenized or misrepresented as they are now.

BY MALINDA SMITH | February 25 2021

How the pandemic has highlighted the disparities and knowledge gaps in our institutions and society.

BY C. DARIUS STONEBANKS | February 19 2021

To work in a setting in which all of the power, opportunities, leadership and administration is primarily white is a powerful reality check.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | January 15 2021

Tackling racism isn’t a ‘flash-in-the-pan kind of thing,’ says the head of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing.

BY MIRJAM FINES-NEUSCHILD & BIBIANA PULIDO | January 12 2021

The decisions that professors make around evaluation and review – as well as in teaching and scholarly inquiry – are a product of their own interpretation of “excellence.”

BY UA/AU | December 31 2020

As an eventful 2020 comes to an end, here are the stories and issues that shaped the year in Canadian higher education. Stories that made 2020 Flight 752: a terrible start to the year While the pandemic has been uppermost in most people’s minds in 2020, the new year began with another unimaginable tragedy: the death of all 176 passengers and […]

BY UA/AU | December 24 2020

It’s been quite the year. We’ve read and reported, edited and produced, hundreds of stories, many of them related to the COVID-19 pandemic. While we get ready to say goodbye to a memorable 2020, here are the stories that we’ll remember in 2021. The engineering gender gap: it’s more than a numbers game It’s been […]

BY SAMAN RAZAVI | December 04 2020

Diversity is easy to define and measure, and thus manage, but equity and inclusion are not and require much greater effort.