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BY ANIL VARUGHESE & SAUL SCHWARTZ | April 01 2022

Universities and colleges need better, more easily accessible and culturally competent mental health services targeted to the needs of international students.

BY KYLE FRACKMAN | March 25 2022

While there is no doubt that the Ukraine crisis benefits from expertise in fields like political science and economics, many journalists and public commentators have been using skills or discussing subjects associated with the humanities.

BY S. KARLY KEHOE & EVREN ALTINKAS | March 10 2022

The full extent of the damage on scholars and research will not be known for some time, but predictions are grim.

BY JENNIFER DAVIS | February 18 2022

Researchers in a survey said they don’t want to delay their tenure review but have the criteria for it shift.

BY ELIZABETH RUSSELL | November 26 2021

What it’s like to get older? A course on the psychology of aging helped students gain empathy and curiosity.

BY JESSE POPP | October 29 2021

Many Indigenous scholars forge ahead to passionately contribute to systemic change; however, as requests mount, and there’s not enough time to go around, we are stretched incredibly thin.

BY LISA HOWELL, KIERA BRANT-BIRIOUKOV & NICHOLAS NG-A-FOOK | September 27 2021

Reconciliation in education begins by acknowledging how educational systems — in particular, our universities, teacher education programs and curricula — have reproduced systemic anti-Indigenous racisms across Canada.

BY TREENA ORCHARD | September 22 2021

Orientation week assaults persist because they are normalized as part of university culture.

BY SAMUEL E. TROSOW & JULIE LOWE | September 10 2021

Campus mandates are not forced vaccinations. Mandates offer choices: receive or decline the vaccine.

BY KAREN BOURRIER | September 02 2021

The social network website Goodreads provides insight into what some women are reading.

BY SIBO CHEN | August 17 2021

Ryerson University needs to embrace an approach that prioritizes the public interest and truly listens to public conversations about decolonization.

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 DINO SOSSI | July 23 2021

Weighing unrestricted expression against fostering a tolerant public sphere will test the fundamental freedoms we cherish in our democratic society.

BY MICHELLE STACK | May 31 2021

Crises bring renewed interest in co-operatives.

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 ERIC CHAMPAGNE & ARACELLY DENISE GRANJA | April 08 2021

The shift online demonstrated the convenience of distance learning and has convinced some learners, including workers and unemployed people, to study.

BY JOSEPHINE AUGER & JANELLE MARIE BAKER | March 29 2021

Indigenous people with experience guiding culturally safe talking circles in an online environment can work with students to nurture safe virtual spaces.

BY BILL FLANAGAN | March 26 2021

While the pandemic has caused massive upheavals, it has also forced universities to use technology to bring in much-needed change and innovations.

BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | October 02 2020

Non-academic mentors, especially those familiar with the culture of academia, can offer empathy, validation and healthy perspectives.

BY KIM MYRICK, E. KEVIN KELLOWAY & KARA A. ARNOLD | August 20 2020

Distinguishing a unique sense of place within a common virtual space of online learning will require significant investment.

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