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Introducing Media@McGill...presenting Seymour Hersh
McGill University | October 17, 2006
Reporting legend helps unveil media and communications policy centre...[continue]

UVic Awards 4 Honorary Degrees at Fall Convocation
University of Victoria | October 17, 2006
The University of Victoria will present four honorary degrees during fall convocation ceremonies next month. The recipients represent an eclectic mix of achievement in fields including science, Aboriginal language preservation and journalism....[continue]

Museum of Art and Goethe-Institut create virtual art exhibit
McMaster University | September 13, 2006
The McMaster Museum of Art and the Goethe-Institut in Toronto are teaming up to create a virtual exhibit to help high school students around the world learn about German culture and language through a unique perspective--artwork....[continue]

Owens Art Gallery announces new Intern for 2006-7
Mount Allison University | September 1, 2006
The Owens Art Gallery is pleased to announce that Kate Brayley has been awarded the internship position for 2006-2007. Each year a Mount Allison University graduate is given the unique opportunity of working closely, over a period of ten months, with the staff at the Owens Art Gallery....[continue]

Citation - Alfred Leslie
Concordia University | June 14, 2006
Mr., Chancellor, I am honored for this opportunity to introduce legendary New York painter and filmmaker, Alfred Leslie....[continue]

All the best to departing exchange Professor Xiren Qian!
Brandon University | June 9, 2006
Join Brandon University in wishing safe travels, and all the best in the future, to departing exchange professor Xiren Qian. Professor Qian came to BU in the fall of 2005 from Nanjing Xiaozhuang University, BU’s sister university in Nanjing, China....[continue]

The City Institute at York University Will Focus on Solutions
York University | May 31, 2006
A new centre for urban research at York University is bringing together more than 40 faculty members who research city-related topics ranging from housing to immigration....[continue]

Professors to be honoured for teaching excellence at Spring Convocation
Brock University | May 25, 2006
Brock University will honour six faculty members for their contributions to teaching as part of the Spring 2006 Convocation ceremonies to be held from Monday, June 5 to Friday, June 9....[continue]

Professors to be honoured for teaching excellence at Spring Convocation
Brock University | May 25, 2006
Brock University will honour six faculty members for their contributions to teaching as part of the Spring 2006 Convocation ceremonies to be held from Monday, June 5 to Friday, June 9....[continue]

U of S Spring Convocation Ceremonies Held May 23 - 25
University of Saskatchewan | May 18, 2006
The University of Saskatchewan will honour its graduates and confer 2,800 degrees, diplomas and certificates at the annual Spring Convocation May 23-25 at TCU Place (formerly the Centennial Auditorium) in Saskatoon....[continue]

Michal Hornstein
Concordia University | May 4, 2006
Michal Hornstein, CM, OQ was born in Krakow, Poland in 1920. Upon his arrival in Canada, he went into business and founded the Federal Construction Ltd, the real estate company, which he has lead since 1952....[continue]

Fine Arts Awards of Distinction
Concordia University | May 4, 2006
On May 8, 2006 Concordia University’s Fine Arts Faculty will hand out its 2006 Awards of Distinction. The awards ceremony will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the new Hexagram space on the 11th floor of the recently constructed EV building, 1515 St. Catherine Street West....[continue]

SPEAKER BIO - Natalia Teplova
Concordia University | April 20, 2006
Natalia Teplova is a professor at the Département d’études française at Concordia University....[continue]

Renowned Rock Art Expert to Deliver Annual Joan Vastokas Distinguished Lecture in Art and Archaeology
Trent University | April 3, 2006
Trent University is pleased to announce that Dr. James Keyser, a pioneer in North American rock art research, will be delivering the annual Joan Vastokas Distinguished Lecture in Art and Archaeology on Tuesday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the First Peoples Performance Space, Room 101 at Gzowski College on the Symons campus....[continue]

19th-Century Queer Esthetics Focus of U of G Research
University of Guelph | March 30, 2006
A person’s home says many things about its owner, and research by a University of Guelph art history professor is examining what the home interiors among Britain's 19th-century queer community reveals about fostering intimacy and how that was expressed artistically....[continue]

Academic disruption to be called for joint university-college programs
University of Toronto | March 22, 2006
Affected students to be contacted individually...[continue]

The Exhibition: Wu Yuren
University of Calgary | March 22, 2006
On Thursday, March 23, media will have an opportunity to photograph the new installation work and drawing and interview Wu Yuren, International Visiting Artist 2006 from Beijing, China....[continue]

Archaeology and Visual and Aboriginal Arts 2006 Open House and Student Art Show
Brandon University | March 9, 2006
The Brandon University Visual and Aboriginal Arts department are hosting a Public Open House and Student Art Show on Friday, March 24 from 12:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Brandon University Library, Heritage Floor (basement) ....[continue]

'Reading the Italian City' Exhibition at Brock University
Brock University | January 13, 2006
Students at Brock are escaping the grey Niagara winter this week through an exhibition of artwork recalling summer in Italy....[continue]

Jungle discovery opens new chapter in Maya history
University of Calgary | December 5, 2005
A University of Calgary archaeologist and her international team of researchers have discovered the earliest known portrait of a woman that the Maya carved into stone, demonstrating that women held positions of authority very early in Maya history – either as queens or patron deities....[continue]

McGill is the only Canadian university to appear in the top 50 in the world in all categories of the Times Higher Education Supplement annual rankings
McGill University | October 27, 2005
Experts serve up the history of the daily mealMcGill hosts first-of-its-kind conference on Canadian food history...[continue]

Henrietta Harvey lecturer to examine the moral life
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 25, 2005
The most important consideration of ethical discussion is what ought we to do, according to Henrietta Harvey Distinguished Lecturer, Dr. Robert Pippin, Universityof Chicago....[continue]

Book now for Malaspina’s 2006 Art Tour of Europe
Malaspina University College | October 24, 2005
Do you dream about visiting the vineyards of France or touring ancient Greek temples and palaces?...[continue]

U of G Grads Win Prestigious International Awards
University of Guelph | October 20, 2005
Three University of Guelph graduates have been awarded 2005 J. Armand Bombardier Internationalist Fellowships to study and research abroad....[continue]

Christianity, kitsch and clichés
Trinity Western University | October 14, 2005
"Kitsch" may be a new word for some people, but it has existed for many years. In the contemporary world it is evident in everything from "Jesus is my homeboy" T-shirts, to the commercializing of Christmas; the sentimentality of what was once sacred and meaningful replaced by cheap reproductions...[continue]

Carleton Student Katie Cholette Wins Prestigious Award From National Gallery
Carleton University | October 11, 2005
Katie Cholette, a doctoral student in Canadian Studies at Carleton University, has won a $12,000 Research Fellowship from the National Gallery of Canada. The award encourages and supports advanced research, with emphasis on the investigation and use of the Gallery’s collections....[continue]

Internationally-recognized poet, typographer and cultural historian to deliver Pratt Lecture at Memorial
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 6, 2005
The 2005 Pratt Lecture will feature Robert Bringhurst, internationally-recognized poet, typographer, cultural historian, linguist and true Renaissance man with a lecture titled The Silence That Is Not Poetry and the Silence That Is....[continue]

Owens Art Gallery announces 2005-06 Intern
Mount Allison University | September 14, 2005
The Owens Art Gallery is pleased to announce that Siobhan Wiggans is their new intern for 2005-2006. Wiggans, a former resident of Harvey Station, New Brunswick, is a recent Art History graduate from Mount Allison University....[continue]

A garden for everyone--Carleton University presents internationally renowned architect Moshe Safdie --
Carleton University | September 13, 2005
Moshe Safdie, internationally renowned architect and urban designer, will deliver a special lecture at the Canadian Museum of Civilization on Thursday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m....[continue]

First class of diploma program in police studies set to graduate
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 2, 2005
Media are invited to a weekend of events honouring the first graduating class of the diploma in police studies....[continue]

BU students to stage Canada's Largest Twister Game
Brandon University | September 1, 2005
The Brandon University Students Union and BU Enrolment Services are offering new BU students a chance to be part of Canada's Largest Twister Gam....[continue]



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