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U of S-Led Partnership Launches Anxiety and Depression Research Initiative
University of Saskatchewan | November 17, 2006
Research into anxiety and depression at the University of Saskatchewan receives a $780,000 boost today to develop early diagnosis tools for these debilitating conditions and develop treatments to improve the quality of life of both patients and their caregivers....[continue]

Outstanding alumni honoured at Convocation
McMaster University | November 17, 2006
Three alumni and two future alumni will be honoured for their outstanding achievements at the fall Convocation held today....[continue]

David Peterson installed as 32nd chancellor
University of Toronto | November 14, 2006
Installation address praises university’s strengths...[continue]

University of Manitoba | November 14, 2006
Student competitions, scholarships and mentoring to be part of corporate support package....[continue]

Oscar Peterson's name to grace UTM's newest residence
University of Toronto | November 13, 2006
Something about U of T at Mississauga strikes a chord with internationally acclaimed jazz pianist Oscar Peterson — so much so that the university’s newest residence will now be known as Oscar Peterson Hall....[continue]

Student documentary premieres Nov. 14
University of Toronto | November 13, 2006
Girl Child a fundraiser to fight child abuse and HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe...[continue]

Changes in the Office of Vice President Academic and Provost
St. Mary's University | November 10, 2006
Dr. Lorne Whitehead, who has served UBC with great distinction since July 2004 as Vice President Academic and Provost, and I have agreed that he will resign from his current administrative duties in order to focus his energy and skills on improving the quality of teaching at this university as Leader of Education Innovation....[continue]

Annual Bryden Awards celebrate York U. Alumni accomplishments
York University | November 9, 2006
Five alumni recognized for their outstanding achievements ...[continue]

University of Ottawa takes on "Weighty Issues" during Frontiers in Research Lectures
University of Ottawa | November 8, 2006
Stone Age peoples carved obese female figurines. Ancient Greeks built strong and athletic looking statues....[continue]

UBC Discovery Reverses Thinking About Hep C Treatment for Drug Users
University of British Columbia | November 8, 2006
Contrary to current practice, treating injection drug users (IDUs) for Hepatitis C virus (HCV) may reduce suffering and health-care costs, according to University of British Columbia researchers....[continue]

Chris Bentley to make important announcement regarding graduate spaces
University of Western Ontario | November 8, 2006
Chris Bentley, MPP London West and Ontario's Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities will make an important announcement regarding graduate study spaces in London....[continue]

CUPE ratification vote scheduled
McMaster University | November 7, 2006
CUPE Local 3906 representing McMaster's Teaching Assistants has scheduled a ratification vote on the University's Best Offer for settlement of their collective agreement....[continue]

Hamlet comes to life for visually impaired
University of Toronto | November 7, 2006
Software allows blind audience to experience theatrical performance with enhanced audio broadcast...[continue]

Rural Development Centre Officially Opens at Ridgetown
University of Guelph | November 7, 2006
A $7-million education and training centre that will offer rural Ontario residents leading-edge teaching, learning and extension opportunities has opened at the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus....[continue]

UW hosts UWDECA student competition and conference
University of Waterloo | November 6, 2006
The University of Waterloo will host the UW Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) fall in-house competition and conference on Saturday, attracting about 130 Ontario students interested in business, marketing, management and entrepreneurship....[continue]

Media Advisory: Let out a Scream, It's Halloween!
Mount Saint Vincent University | October 27, 2006
To many, Halloween is their favourite holiday. A time to dress up and assume an alter ego or watch escapist horror movies such as Friday the 13th. For those involved in goth culture, it’s the ultimate night of celebration....[continue]

Hope for the Dying Research Secures Award for U of S Nursing Professor
University of Saskatchewan | October 27, 2006
Ground-breaking research into the power of hope for the dying has helped earn a University of Saskatchewan nursing professor the fall 2006 Distinguished Researcher Award....[continue]

Laurier to graduate 879 students in fall convocation
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 27, 2006
Just under 900 students from all schools and faculties from the Waterloo and Brantford campuses of Wilfrid Laurier University will officially graduate today during the university’s fall convocation ceremony....[continue]

Open letter to McMaster's Teaching Assistants
McMaster University | October 27, 2006
The University has written an open letter outlining the Settlement Proposal it has made in its negotiations with CUPE Local 3906 representing Teaching Assistants at McMaster....[continue]

Inaugural CBU Fall Convocation Celebration This Saturday
University College of Cape Breton | October 24, 2006
Cape Breton University will celebrate its first Fall Convocation this Saturday, October 28. The celebration takes place at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre starting at 7:00 p.m. CBU Chancellor Annette Verschuren will confer the parchments. Approximately 250 students are eligible to graduate....[continue]

Killam Lecture: IBM Design Leader Karel Vredenburg Discusses Trends in Human-Centred Technology
Dalhousie University | October 24, 2006
Why does technology often disappoint? How is it that some companies can design awesome products and others can't? What advances in Internet technology may drastically change the way that companies, governments, universities, societies and you work in the future?...[continue]

University of Manitoba | October 23, 2006
Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, D.C., Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick to speak at the Fourth Sol Kanee Lecture on Peace and Justice....[continue]

Indian Music Master Launches York University’s Faculty Recital Series
York University | October 23, 2006
Rhythms of India, a concert of classical South Indian music featuring the Trichy Sankaran Percussion Ensemble, will launch the new Faculty Recital Series of the Department of Music at York University on November 2....[continue]

Mount Allison’s RSTP releases study on Cumberland County’s Repopulation Strategy
Mount Allison University | October 23, 2006
Placing more emphasis on education within Cumberland County will help encourage young people to stay or return as well as help build understanding of different cultures to foster immigration, says a recently completed study....[continue]

UW bookstore hosts talk by Adrienne Clarkson
University of Waterloo | October 20, 2006
The University of Waterloo bookstore will host a talk by Adrienne Clarkson, Canada's 26th Governor General, at the University of Waterloo next month....[continue]

World-class Health Centre Opens in Vancouver First Major Health Public-Private Partnership Complete
University of British Columbia | October 20, 2006
Premier Gordon Campbell today officially opened the Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre, an approximately $95-million world-class out-patient care facility, as part of Vancouver General Hospital....[continue]

CTV’s Lisa LaFlamme receives honorary doctor of laws degree from Wilfrid Laurier University
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 17, 2006
Wilfrid Laurier University will bestow an honorary doctor of laws degree on Lisa LaFlamme, CTV News national affairs correspondent and Kitchener-Waterloo native, during Laurier’s fall convocation ceremony on Friday, October 27, 2006....[continue]

Two U of G Authors Nominated for Governor General's Literary Awards
University of Guelph | October 17, 2006
Two University of Guelph English professors have been nominated for a 2006 Governor General's Literary Award....[continue]

UNB Announces First Harrison McCain Faculty Awards
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 16, 2006
The University of New Brunswick is announcing almost $200,000 in awards to faculty members as part of the first-ever Harrison McCain Faculty Awards....[continue]

Hon. Barbara A. Hagerman Initiates Ambassador Family Program
University of Prince Edward Island | October 16, 2006
This year UPEI is celebrating 50 years of international students. In 1956, four students from Hong Kong came to PEI to study. International students have been an integral part of UPEI’s campus life and the PEI community....[continue]

UNB Saint John Appoints Director of Athletics, Recreation and Wellness
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 16, 2006
UNB Saint John is pleased to announce the appointment of David Munro as Director of the Department of Athletics, Recreation & Wellness (AR&W) at UNB Saint John....[continue]

Stephen Leahey: "Work hard and always give back to your community"
St. Mary's University | October 13, 2006
For Stephen Leahey, there is only one thing that he attributes to his success in life — Saint Mary’s University....[continue]

But Atlantic Canada needs to do more
St. Mary's University | October 13, 2006
Atlantic Canada needs to look at other cities in the country in order to find ways to attract and retain more immigrants, said Dr. Jeffrey Reitz....[continue]

The Brandon University Faculty of Arts and Balazee Productions present Tomson Highway: A Reading of His Work in Cabaret form
Brandon University | October 12, 2006
On Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21, the Brandon University Faculty of Arts and Balazee Productions will present Tomson Highway: A Reading of His Work in Cabaret Form at Brandon University's Lorne Watson Recital Hall (located in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building on the Brandon University campus – 270 18th Street, Brandon)....[continue]

New facility boosts biomedical research
Simon Fraser University | October 12, 2006
Mario Pinto, Vice-President, Research:, 604.291.4152SFU Public Affairs & Media Relations: 604.291.3210...[continue]

Laurier faculty of music to donate concert revenues to the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 11, 2006
The faculty of music at Wilfrid Laurier University opens its ensemble concert season on October 14 and 15 with the WLU Symphony Orchestra, conducted by professor Paul Pulford....[continue]

Same-sex marriage and parenting rights forums at York U
York University | October 11, 2006
Public forums on two vital national social policy issues – same-sex marriage and parental rights – will take place October 11 and 18 at York University....[continue]

Memorial University and IOC partner to boost cultural opportunities in Labrador West
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 10, 2006
An exciting new partnership between Memorial University of Newfoundland’s School of Music and the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) will help enhance cultural and music opportunities for school-aged students in Labrador West....[continue]

Playwright reading explores aftermath of Montreal Massacre
University of Regina | October 6, 2006
University of Regina playwright-in-residence Colleen Murphy will introduce a full concert reading of her latest award-winning play, The December Man (L’homme de décembre), on Wed., Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Shu-Box Theatre, Riddell Centre. The reading is open to the public and is free of charge....[continue]

MacKinnon to receive honorary degree
University of Regina | October 5, 2006
The University of Regina is recognizing the distinguished life and contribution of University of Saskatchewan President Peter MacKinnon with an honorary doctorate of laws degree....[continue]



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