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Weak loonie makes University of Windsor more attractive to U.S. students  Thumbnail Image
Weak loonie makes University of Windsor more attractive to U.S. students
February 01, 2016
A stronger U.S. dollar and a desire for a little more adventurous post-secondary educational experience have resulted in a jump of more than 50 per cent in applications from American students to the University of Windsor.
Paul Bronfman pulls support of York U over 'anti-Semitic' mural  Thumbnail Image
Paul Bronfman pulls support of York U over 'anti-Semitic' mural
January 27, 2016
A mural hanging in York University’s student centre that some deem anti-Semitic has prompted media mogul Paul Bronfman to pull his support from the university.
Ontario students stand behind Carleton students and faculty challenging Board of Governor
Ontario students stand behind Carleton students and faculty challenging Board of Governor"gag order"
January 27, 2016
Ontario students are gravely concerned about the possible removal of Carleton professor Dr. Root Gorelick from the Carleton University Board of Governors after he refused to sign on to a new Fiduciary Statement which would prevent him from speaking openly about non-confidential Board of Governors meetings and business. Dr. Gorelick and other groups on campus have argued that the Statement basically amounts to a "gag order," preventing Governors from engaging with the constituencies who…
More PhDs finding jobs as tenure-track professors, study says  Thumbnail Image
More PhDs finding jobs as tenure-track professors, study says
January 26, 2016
More PhDs are finding jobs as tenure-track professors than previous labour market estimates have found, says a new study that will add some much-missing data to a continuing debate about whether Canada is producing too many doctoral graduates. A third of graduates with doctoral degrees from Ontario universities are in tenure-track positions somewhere in the world,
On campus as in society, freedom of speech is not enough  Thumbnail Image
On campus as in society, freedom of speech is not enough
January 22, 2016
Freedom of speech on campus is about balance, not absolutes. Banning every unpleasant utterance on a campus will not move the community forward, but neither will arguing that freedom of speech guarantees a person the right to say anything they wish to any individual or group without facing criticism in return.
Cape Breton University could cut up to 20 faculty  Thumbnail Image
Cape Breton University could cut up to 20 faculty
January 20, 2016
Faculty at Cape Breton University could be facing up to 20 layoffs if efforts to trim $5 million in annual costs are unsuccessful, say university officials.
Ontario to update university funding model  Thumbnail Image
Ontario to update university funding model
January 19, 2016
The government of Ontario is developing a new funding strategy for the distribution of operating grants to universities across the province, in an effort to achieve a more “sustainable, transparent, and student-centered” model.
Laurentian University investigates new complaints against Michael Persinger  Thumbnail Image
Laurentian University investigates new complaints against Michael Persinger
January 18, 2016
Laurentian University in Sudbury has launched an internal investigation to handle new complaints against controversial psychology professor Michael Persinger.
Dalhousie University and health authority treated doctors unfairly: report  Thumbnail Image
Dalhousie University and health authority treated doctors unfairly: report
January 18, 2016
A new report commissioned by the Canadian Association of University Teachers says three doctors who worked at Dalhousie University and the former Capital District Health Authority were unfairly disciplined.
Fixes made for how University of Regina keeps tabs on research  Thumbnail Image
Fixes made for how University of Regina keeps tabs on research
January 18, 2016
The University of Regina has made a number of changes to its research rules in response to a 2013 audit, reports CBC.
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