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Clarke shortlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
University of Toronto | November 16, 2006
Professor writes both poetry and prose...[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | November 16, 2006
Sharry Aiken (Law) discusses the issue of undocumented migrants working underground in Canada in the Toronto Star and Kitchener, Cambridge and Waterloo Record....[continue]

UW student represents Canada at global youth forum on information and communications
University of Waterloo | November 15, 2006
The federal government has selected University of Waterloo student Rebecca Baxter to represent Canada at the youth forum of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) conference to be held Dec. 3-8 in Hong Kong, China....[continue]

Jaccard joins national round table
Simon Fraser University | November 14, 2006
Simon Fraser University professor Mark Jaccard is one of three new appointees to the federal government’s national round table on the environment and the economy (NRTEE)....[continue]

More Americans than Canadians (almost half) find anti-terrorism laws intrusive – international surveillance survey finds
Queen's University | November 13, 2006
Almost half of Canadians and even more Americans say they find new laws aimed at protecting national security post 9/11 intrusive....[continue]

Western medical graduate selected to head WHO
University of Western Ontario | November 8, 2006
Dr. Margaret Chan of China was selected today by the executive board of the World Health Organization for the post of Director-General....[continue]

The faculty of science signs second sequential degree agreement with Chinese university
Wilfrid Laurier University | November 6, 2006
The Faculty of Science at Wilfrid Laurier University continues to forge new links with top Chinese universities. On September 19, 2006, the Faculty of Science signed its second Sequential Degree in just over 5 months with another top Engineering school in China: Jiangsu University in Zhenjjiang, Jiangsu Province....[continue]

2,500 Original Art Items Donated to CBU
University College of Cape Breton | November 3, 2006
$500K James Nearing and Florence Giovannetti-Nearing Dragon Lair’s Collection...[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 24, 2006
After the success of his last visit, novelist and short story writer Dennis Bock returns to UNBF to read from his newest novel, The Communist’s Daughter. The reading will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton. Everyone is welcome to attend....[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]

Mongolian author to read at Malaspina University-College
Malaspina University College | October 24, 2006
Mongolian author, chieftain, shaman and poet Galsan Tschinag is visiting Malaspina University-College’s Nanaimo campus for a free reading from his latest book, The Blue Sky....[continue]

UTSC student wins prestigious awardWorldly undergrad seeks out life experiences beyond the classroom
University of Toronto | October 24, 2006
A global perspective comes naturally to Eliza Jiang Chen, the first recipient of the prestigious Jon S. Dellandrea Award for International Students....[continue]

Motherhood issues the focus of major York U conference
York University | October 23, 2006
The largest conference ever organized on the subject of motherhood will begin on Thursday in Toronto, with a name that reflects the size and scope of the project: "The Motherlode: A Complete Celebration of Motherhood."...[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]

International students hold International Bazaar to celebrate the sharing of cultures and cuisines
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 19, 2006
Memorial’s International Student Advising Centre and international students are coming together at the International Bazaar for a celebration of world cultures and cuisines....[continue]

It Takes a Society: Fighting Childhood Obesity
McGill University | October 18, 2006
The undisputed pandemic of childhood obesity worldwide threatens to be the major public health problem of the new century. We have created a modern society in which the first generation of children of the new millennium could be the first since the rise of the industrial revolution to have a shorter lifespan than its predecessors....[continue]

University of Manitoba | October 16, 2006
The title Professor Emeritus is an honour that is conferred by the Board of Governors after retirement on individuals who have rendered distinguished service to the university and who have significant records in teaching, research, and scholarship....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | October 16, 2006
Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about China responding to North Korea’s nuclear testing appears in the Toronto Star....[continue]

Dr. Megumi Masaki appointed as Artistic Director of Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition
Brandon University | October 12, 2006
Brandon University School of Music Piano Professor and renowned performer Dr. Megumi Masaki has been appointed Artistic Director of the The Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, effective in October 2007....[continue]

Chinese delegation gets economic lowdown from SFU
Simon Fraser University | October 5, 2006
With Simon Fraser University political scientists as their personal tour guides, six high-level academicsandcivic officials from China are visiting B.C. October 9-13 to get a primer on BC’s economy....[continue]

McMaster researcher awarded CANADA-HOPE Scholarship
McMaster University | October 4, 2006
An international scientist at McMaster University has been awarded a new national scholarship worth $174,000....[continue]

Tibetan refugees face human rights abuses: Study
McMaster University | October 4, 2006
For 40 years, there has been a steady stream of Tibetans fleeing their homeland, seeking asylum in India and Nepal....[continue]

Tourism career seminars about looking Inside the box
Malaspina University College | October 4, 2006
Essential information and inspiration for tourism professionals, business owners and career seekers is coming to Malaspina University-College’s location at Parksville Qualicum Centre starting this November....[continue]

Canadian Ambassador to Japan speaking at TRU conference
Thompson Rivers University | October 3, 2006
A talk entitled "The new Japanese government : New directions and implications for Canada" by Joseph Caron, Canada's Ambassador to Japan, will be a feature of the Japan Studies Association of Canada 2006 Annual Conference, to be held at Thompson Rivers University Oct. 12 to 15....[continue]

Scientists, automakers join forces to revolutionize car industry
McMaster University | October 3, 2006
Senior executives and researchers from the major automakers and associated industries will meet at McMaster University on Thursday, Oct. 5 to work toward making parts more durable, and cars more fuel-efficient and kinder to the environment....[continue]

Renowned Chef Is Executive-in-Residence
University of Guelph | October 3, 2006
A taste of Louisiana is on its way to the University of Guelph this month with the arrival of John Folse, an internationally acclaimed chef who has been named executive-in-residence in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) for the fall semester....[continue]

University of Manitoba | October 2, 2006
At this year’s Fall Convocation, honorary degrees will be awarded to: Clara Hughes, Cindy Klassen and Vivienne Poy....[continue]

Malaspina to offer business program in India
Malaspina University College | September 22, 2006
Students in India will soon be able to earn a Malaspina diploma without leaving their country....[continue]

SMU alumnus goes for Gold!
St. Mary's University | September 20, 2006
A Saint Mary's alumnus has been selected to represent Canada at the 2007 Special Olympics World Games which will be held in Shanghai, China....[continue]

McMaster named one of world's top 100 universities
McMaster University | September 19, 2006
McMaster University has been named one of the Top 100 universities in the world--one of only four Canadian universities to make the list....[continue]

NDP Launch Campaign to Cut the Fees for Post-Secondary Education
St. Mary's University | September 18, 2006
Opposition Leader Darrell Dexter today launched a new NDP campaign to cut the fees for Nova Scotia post-secondary students....[continue]

U of G, Cuisine Canada Name Top Culinary Authors
University of Guelph | September 17, 2006
The University of Guelph and Cuisine Canada recognized the range and expertise of Canadian cookbook authors, publishers and food culture by hosting and sponsoring the ninth annual Canadian Culinary Book Contest in Winnipeg Saturday....[continue]

Newfoundland team progresses to semi-finals at World Cup competition in France
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 12, 2006
The ACE Memorial team has emerged successfully from the first round of competition at the SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) World Cup, beating out teams from Germany, Botswana, Kyrgyzstan and China. Fifteen members of the ACE Memorial team are currently in Paris, France competing against teams from 48 other countries....[continue]

Ryerson alumni star at TIFF
Ryerson University | September 12, 2006
Four Ryerson alumni are being featured at the 31st annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)....[continue]

Greek on-line draws learners, worldwide
Simon Fraser University | September 12, 2006
Simon Fraser University now teaches Greek to more students than any other university in North America. Surprisingly, most are in China where student enrolment is skyrocketing in the university’s fledgling, online, Greek language learning program....[continue]

Open house to showcase new Surrey campus
Simon Fraser University | September 8, 2006
SFU Surrey invites the community to check out the new Surrey campus at an open house on Saturday, Sept. 9 (noon-4 p.m)....[continue]

UBC Conference to Reveal Pine Beetle Infested Wood as Part of Biofuel Solution to World's Energy Crisis
University of British Columbia | August 25, 2006
The largest outbreak of the mountain pine beetle ever recorded in western Canada is creating an opportunity for British Columbia to be a leading producer, user and exporter of biofuels, says UBC Dean of Forestry Jack Saddler, who will kick off the International Energy Agency’s Bioenergy Workshop at UBC Sunday night....[continue]

Dr. Richard Homburg, you’ve made a world of difference in our lives
St. Mary's University | August 23, 2006
Saint Mary’s University took the time today to thank Dr. Richard Homburg for establishing the Homburg International Mobility Awards....[continue]

Mount Allison student awarded scholarship for exchange in Japan
Mount Allison University | August 21, 2006
Mount Allison International Relations student Robertson Davis, is headed to Japan this September for a year-long student exchange with Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU) courtesy of the government of Japan....[continue]

London School of Economics Calls on SMU Student for Duty in China
St. Mary's University | August 2, 2006
A Saint Mary’s student has been accepted to a prestigious summer school program in China which is being offered by the London School of Economics (LSE) — a world renowned institution of higher learning....[continue]



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