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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | November 08 2022

The action plan lists several promising practices in place at universities, but urges institutions and governments to do more.

BY ÉMÉLIE RIVARD-BOUDREAU | November 01 2022

The second recipient of the Joyce Echaquan Scholarship is hoping to develop a new care model.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | October 05 2022

A recently published study of doctoral students finds women and men had vastly different relationships to their work during the first wave of the pandemic, and recommends a more tailored approach to support.

BY TAYO BERO | August 25 2022

The first cohort of 10 to 15 students will begin taking a mix of traditional and specialized courses next fall.

BY DIANE PETERS | July 08 2022

The organization has faced criticism in recent years over incidents that put race and inclusion in the spotlight.

BY MARCIE PENNER & TRACY SMITH-CARRIER | July 05 2022

The gender pay gap for faculty in Canadian universities is significant and persistent.

BY DIANE PETERS | May 26 2022

As the number of job ads aimed at under-represented groups grows, it’s garnering attention and generating controversy both in Canada and south of the border.

BY ANTHONY MOUNG YIN CHAN | May 24 2022

The cultural dimension is particularly important as Canadian universities enroll more and more international students.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | April 14 2022

Researchers in Quebec and Alberta are undertaking a range of initiatives to help marginalized communities over the next 3 years.

BY TAYO BERO | March 22 2022

The BRN aims to make Black scholars feel supported as well as provide them with a community of peers who can help them navigate their research journey.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | March 14 2022

Even before the pandemic, women professors had to deal with a different set of expectations.

BY NATHAN ANDREWS | February 25 2022

While celebrating the achievements of Black colleagues is important, we need to acknowledge that it can also be exhausting and even harmful.

BY JENNIFER S. SIMPSON | January 28 2022

The work of equity asks leaders to support movement toward justice, even when we cannot always foresee or predict the path forward.

BY CATHERINE COUTURIER | January 03 2022

Launched in 2019, the program is preparing to enter new stages, despite the pandemic.

BY UA/AU | December 30 2021

As an eventful 2021 comes to an end, here are the stories and issues that shaped the year in Canadian higher education. Re-enjoy some of our award-winning content during your holiday break. And in the spirit of the season, share this newsletter with anyone in your network who may not know about UA. Stories that […]

BY UA/AU | December 23 2021

Stories we’re thinking about at year’s end.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | December 15 2021

Sexual minorities are still experiencing barriers to care, says a professor overhauling curriculum at Dalhousie University.

BY TAYO BERO | December 02 2021

Universities and colleges across Canada now have a new set of guidelines to address racism and promote Black inclusion at their institutions.

BY PAMELA SUGIMAN | November 25 2021

University leaders need to recognize that each of us is at a different stage in our journey toward equity, justice and self-determination, and that racism within the academy cannot be swept away with one brush.

BY CHARLENE LEWIS-SUTHERLAND & SANIA HAMEED | November 24 2021

A recent CACUSS panel shed light on the realities that many racialized staff face.