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BY SHAUNA MCGINN | August 12 2019

“Typically in vet practice, the routine is to … check the boxes. I realized very quickly that that was not the way to go about it – it was about establishing a relationship first.”

BY ANGELYN FRANCIS | August 07 2019

After decades of grassroots work by Black scholars, a few universities have started offering Black Canadian studies programs. Will it be enough to start reversing what one professor calls Canada’s “Black brain drain”?

BY SALMA MAHGOUB | August 06 2019

Recent allegations of mismanagement have stained the reputations of several student unions across Canada.

BY BETH ARCHER-KUHN & DERRICK RANCOURT | August 05 2019

Explicitly teaching graduate students project management – a skill set they typically learn through trial and error – could mean better research and employability.

BY YVONNE HUNG | July 26 2019

An exploration of some of the nuances between postsecondary education in the two countries, as well as some of the intangibles that are often not thought about.

BY TERRI COLES | July 23 2019

The university is the latest in Canada to rethink its stance on a name many find offensive.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | July 04 2019

Mona Nemer is creating a new youth advisory council of people aged 18 to 30 from a range of backgrounds.

BY JASMEET BAHIA | July 02 2019

Systemic racism is in the very foundations of universities; its influence is insidious and persistent.

BY PATRICIA PAUL | June 17 2019

If you tackle one thing at a time, prioritize pressing items and simply do your best, everything will turn out okay.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | June 11 2019

The top three presentations at this year’s 3-Minute Thesis competition tackled chemotherapy, oil pipelines, and asphalt.

BY MEAGHAN HALDENBY | May 27 2019

The new system helps foster an “inclusivity culture” at the institution, says campus designer.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | May 24 2019

Many companies in Canada are starting scholarship programs with a view to promoting their corporate social responsibility.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | May 13 2019

The cohort represents an array of interests, including sports-injury medicine, Indigenous health and wellness, and podcasting.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | April 15 2019

A number of pilot projects are trying to encourage intergenerational co-housing in cities big and small.

BY DIANE BARBARIČ | April 09 2019

The recent budget announcement means Canadian students won’t be left behind when it comes to studying abroad.

BY JOHN-TYLER BINFET | March 21 2019

The B.A.R.K. program – Building Academic Retention through K9s – creates opportunities for students and community members to spend time with therapy dogs.

BY WENDY CARR & BLYE FRANK | March 13 2019

Faculties of education have a role to play in ensuring that teachers can identify and respond to students’ mental health challenges.

BY ANQI SHEN | March 07 2019

Students, researchers and charitable organizations are mobilizing to find solutions to improve food security.

BY DIANE PETERS | March 06 2019

Research suggests that student evaluations of teaching are often badly designed and used inappropriately. But change is underway.

BY JESSICA NATALE WOOLLARD | March 05 2019

The guidelines require students to have a letter signed by their instructor indicating what kind of editing help is permitted.