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Mr. Glen Gatin appointed director of Campus Manitoba
Brandon University | November 16, 2006
Following an extensive search, Brandon's Mr. Glen Gatin has been appointed Director of Campus Manitoba, with a start date of December 1, 2006....[continue]

Ethnic minority seniors face health hurdles
Simon Fraser University | November 14, 2006
Ethnic minority seniors face a number of barriers when it comes to accessing health care, according to a Simon Fraser University study....[continue]

Healthier kids just the click of a remote away: study
University of Toronto | November 13, 2006
Kids need to limit TV viewing time while increasing physical activity...[continue]

Social Entrepreneur Engaging the Public at Lakehead U
Lakehead University | October 27, 2006
Educator, artist, and social entrepreneur Greg Forbes Siegman will be the next guest in the Lakehead University Speaker Series. On October 30, Siegman ó whose first thirty years of life serve as the basis for The First Thirty by Jillip Naysinthe Paxson ó will speak about dealing with rejection, discovering your passion, and redefining success....[continue]

BISON SPORTS GETS THEIR OWN HERD
University of Manitoba | October 23, 2006
A partnership between the University of Manitoba Bison Womenís Basketball Team and the Skownan First Nation will be celebrated Monday with the launch of Running with the Bison, a unique initiative based on friendship and bison....[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 ó Saint Maryís University....[continue]

Joy Romero Named Chair of Athabasca University Governing Council
Athabasca University | October 13, 2006
Advanced Education Minister Denis Herard announced yesterday that Joy Romero, P. Eng., will be the next Chair of the Athabasca University Governing Council....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | October 11, 2006
Chris Riddell (Policy Studies) continues to receive coverage about his report that suggests Canadaís notoriously generous UI benefits are responsible for New Brunswickís high level of unemployment, most recently in the Globe and Mail....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | October 5, 2006
Barrie Frost's (Psychology) research into monarch butterfly migration is featured in the Science section of the New York Times....[continue]

Brandon University Geology Professor Dr. Hamid Mumin elected President of Canadian Council of Professional Geoscientists
Brandon University | October 3, 2006
Brandon University Geology Professor Dr. Hamid Mumin has been elected to the position of President of the Canadian Council of Professional Geoscientists (CCPG), and will serve a three-year term on the executive committee as President Elect, President and Past President, from May 2006 to May 2009....[continue]

Top 40 Under 40 return to UW for largest student expo on entrepreneurship
University of Waterloo | September 26, 2006
More than 20 successful Canadian entrepreneurs, seven of them alumni of the University of Waterloo who have appeared on the Globe and Mail's Top 40 Under 40 list, will participate in Canada's largest student-run entrepreneurship event....[continue]

SMU, IBM and RBC Set to Introduce Liberated Learning Technology to the Canadian Club
St. Mary's University | September 22, 2006
Saint Maryís University (SMU), IBM, and the RBC Financial Group will be playing a unique role at the Canadian Club in Toronto, Ontario on Monday, September 25, 2006....[continue]

Greystone donation creates centre for interprofessional collaboration
University of Regina | September 22, 2006
A donation from Greystone Managed Investments Inc. to the U of R will help future teachers and human services professionals work together to meet the needs of children and youth in schools....[continue]

UPEI Students Begin Development Internships in South Africa
University of Prince Edward Island | September 15, 2006
Third-year psychology student Sarah Simpson and political studies student Jason Arsenault are two of a growing number of UPEI undergraduates who are enjoying opportunities to study and work in countries around the world....[continue]

University issues call for Urban Campus building partner
University of Calgary | September 14, 2006
The University of Calgary will issue a request for proposals (RFP) this month for a building partner for the $235M downtown Urban Campus, President Harvey Weingarten said today in his annual Report to Community....[continue]

St. George Street will be accessible to incoming students
University of Toronto | August 30, 2006
City construction project ongoing...[continue]

York welcomes Ontario Premier's announcement
York University | August 30, 2006
York University welcomes todayís announcement by Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty of investment in programs to help young people become the first in their families to pursue higher education....[continue]

It's time to liberate the universe
St. Mary's University | August 29, 2006
Saint Maryís University, the host institution for the Liberated Learning Consortium, has recently launched a new a project called Universal Liberated Learning....[continue]

From prof to poet via the Fringe
Simon Fraser University | August 24, 2006
SFU Surrey professor Sasha Colby will trade her lectern for the footlights when her one-woman play H.D. A Life debuts at the Vancouver Fringe Festival on Friday, September 15, at 8 p.m. at the Fletcher Challenge Theatre at SFU Downtown....[continue]

Nipissing Grad uses book to give to community
Nipissing University | August 23, 2006
Kristin Taylor, a Nipissing University graduate and writer, is giving back to her community using the proceeds of her recently published novella, The Other Side of Happiness....[continue]

Age no barrier to university degrees or career change at Malaspina
Malaspina University College | August 18, 2006
Youíre never too old to hit the books....[continue]

Report released on injection drug use in St. Johnís
Memorial University of Newfoundland | August 11, 2006
Injection drug use in St. Johnís is a multi-dimensional community concern that demands a multifaceted community response, according to a report released Aug. 10, titled a Needs Assessment of Injection Drug Use in St. Johnís....[continue]

A Class of One
Malaspina University College | August 4, 2006
"Online courses offer unmatched flexibility," said instructor Jean Maltesen, who adapted English 067 for online delivery. "Each student is literally a class of one, able to take the course on his or her schedule."...[continue]

Seeking the sex factor in knee pain
University of Calgary | August 2, 2006
New study searches for answers about why womensuffer more joint injuries than men...[continue]

Acadia University announces plans for their $30 million Biology Building and Patterson Hall Redevelopment project
Acadia University | July 20, 2006
C: 902.670.8966...[continue]

INTERNATIONAL UNBF CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS E-BUSINESS, E-COMMERCE
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | July 18, 2006
Innovative solutions for the e-business and e-commerce trade will bring together top scientific researchers, hosted by the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton....[continue]

Provincial initiative and Mal-U to support tourism in rural BC
Malaspina University College | July 12, 2006
Distance isnít the only thing coming between BCís rural communities and their future in the tourism industry....[continue]

Mission to MAC welcomes new students
McMaster University | July 10, 2006
Alumni Association reaches out to outlying communities...[continue]

Campers to Explore First Nations Traditions - Of Interest
University of Western Ontario | July 6, 2006
First Nations Services and the Faculty of Science are offering Camp Giiwhisaah: People and Nature, a new camp through Sport Western....[continue]

Malaspina University-College announces new naming initiative
Malaspina University College | July 5, 2006
Corporations, businesses and individuals can purchase a piece of Malaspina University-Collegeís $9 million Faculty of Management Centre and name it for themselves thanks to a new initiative....[continue]

Shoukri & Barber named to Premier's Research and Innovation Council
McMaster University | July 5, 2006
Mamdouh Shoukri, vice-president of research and international affairs, and Doug Barber, distinguished professor-in-residence in the Faculty of Engineering and member of the Board of Governors, have been appointed to the Ontario Research and Innovation Council....[continue]

TRU trades and advanced technology students pick up more medals at nationals
Thompson Rivers University | June 28, 2006
Of the six students who qualified to complete in the Skills Canada national competition held in Halifax May 23 to 26, three came home with medals....[continue]

Enbridge Supports New Aboriginal Chair at Uvic
University of Victoria | June 27, 2006
Discovering a way for Aboriginal people to be able to access more jobs, create additional businesses, and have a better quality of life is just part of the job description of Canadaís first National Chair in Aboriginal Economic Development at the University of Victoria....[continue]

Nipissing Grad uses book to give to community
Nipissing University | June 27, 2006
Kristin Taylor, a Nipissing University graduate and writer, is giving back to her community using the proceeds of her recently published novella, The Other Side of Happiness....[continue]

UTM tries student teams
University of Toronto | June 26, 2006
Students provide constructive feedback to help shape course delivery and curriculum...[continue]

Public Open House at the U of Cís Kananaskis Field Stations
University of Calgary | June 26, 2006
If youíve ever wondered what goes on at the University of Calgaryís Kananaskis Field Stations, you can find out at their ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE on Sunday, July 16, 2006 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Barrier Lake Station....[continue]

Canada Research Chair in distance education renewed at Athabasca
Athabasca University | June 22, 2006
Award to be presented at AU Convocation...[continue]

Research Seeks to Increase Public Involvement in Forestry Management Planning
Lakehead University | June 22, 2006
Lakehead University researchers from the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks, and Tourism are investigating ways to increase the effectiveness of public involvement in forest management planning in Northwestern Ontario....[continue]

Tuition Rollback for Augustana Students
Augustana University College | June 21, 2006
Each spring the Augustana Campus facilities department hires students to work the grounds and help on the maintenance crew over the summer....[continue]

UNBF MAKING SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENTS IN CAPITAL PROJECTS
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | June 19, 2006
Infrastructure renewal is one of the biggest challenges facing universities across the country and UNB is tackling this issue head on....[continue]


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