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Queen's in the News
Queen's University | November 17, 2006
Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about income trusts appears in the Toronto Star....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | November 15, 2006
Art Mcdonald (Physics) discusses the inaugural John C. Polanyi Prize presented to he and his team in a CanWest News service story that appears in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, and Edmonton Journal....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | November 14, 2006
Emeritus professor Elia Zureik (Sociology) receives extensive national coverage for research by the Queen's-based Surveillance Project on international attitudes toward surveillance, including the Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Star, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Halifax Chronicle Herald, Edmonton Journal, Kingston Whig-Standard, CBC-TV’s the National and Newsworld and Global National-TV....[continue]

Cellist presents pro series recital
Brandon University | November 9, 2006
As in previous years, Brandon is one of the stops on the Eckhardt-Gramatté (E-gré) National Music Competition first place winner’s tour....[continue]

Leadership Mount Allison’s Speaker Series welcomes Linda Duncan, Nov. 7
Mount Allison University | November 6, 2006
On Tuesday, November 7 Mount Allison University will welcome Linda Duncan as the third speaker in Leadership Mount Allison’s 2006 Certificate Program Speaker Series. Duncan will speak at 7 p.m. in Brunton Auditorium and everyone is welcome to attend....[continue]

New chair will focus on Indian culture-history
University of Alberta | October 27, 2006
The creation of a new Chair in Classical Indian Polity and Society, focusing on the period from 500 BCE to 500 CE, will significantly enhance the University's ability to offer courses on one of the great civilizations of the world to its students....[continue]

2006 E-Gré winner to perform at Mount Allison, Oct. 28
Mount Allison University | October 26, 2006
On Saturday, October 28, Mount Allison University’s music department will host a recital by cellist David Eggert, winner of the 2006 Eckhardt Gramatté National Music Competition, and pianist Walter Delahunt. The concert will take place in Brunton Auditorium and will begin at 8 p.m....[continue]

McMaster mourns loss of Dr. Ray Johnson
McMaster University | October 25, 2006
Dr. Ray Johnson, a retired professor, Athletic Chair (Director) and Coach, died yesterday. He was 72....[continue]

Dalhousie: The Best Place to Work – The Scientist
Dalhousie University | October 23, 2006
If you work as a scientific researcher in a Canadian university, you can’t do better than Dalhousie....[continue]

Unique bra eases women’s recovery from heart surgery
University of Calgary | October 22, 2006
A national clinical trial led by a University of Calgary researcher has found that wearing a specialized compression bra significantly reduces women’s breast pain following heart surgery....[continue]

Exhibition reveals the impact of pop culture on the general public
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 16, 2006
The Robert Langen Art Gallery will feature the works of artist Daryl Vocat in an exhibition entitled The Translator’s Conundrum....[continue]

2005/2006 Community Report
University of Lethbridge | October 13, 2006
What will happen if our freshwater supply runs dry? How can we stay active and healthy as we age? What would the future hold if history is forgotten?...[continue]

Author Lynn Coady to read at UNB Saint John
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 12, 2006
Author Lynn Coady will read from her novel Mean Boy on Monday, October 23 at 7 pm in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre as part of the Lorenzo Reading Series at the University of New Brunswick Saint John....[continue]

Chester Ronning Centre for the Study of Religion and Public Life
Augustana University College | October 10, 2006
Canadians have been called to rethink our nation’s international commitments. We face both new and persistent challenges: terrorism, conflict between nations, poverty, ecological crises, and pandemics....[continue]

SMU In the News
St. Mary's University | October 10, 2006
Dr. J. Colin Dodds, President of Saint Mary’s, was quoted in The Halifax Chronicle Herald where he spoke about the $300,000.00 in funding from NSERC (Natural Science and Engineering Research Council) to science researchers at Saint Mary’s....[continue]

$25 million commitment to U of A includes largest ever one-time gift to a Canadian pharmacy school
University of Alberta | October 6, 2006
The Katz Group-Rexall Centre for Pharmacy and Health Research to open in 2008...[continue]

New MRI Facility Boosts Cutting-edge Neuroscience Research
University of Lethbridge | October 6, 2006
Officials from the University of Lethbridge’s Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience (CCBN) opened a new Imaging Centre on Friday October 6, 2006....[continue]

From Mount A to the Met and back again
Mount Allison University | October 3, 2006
The Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall, Mount Allison’s Brunton Auditorium…just what to do these stages have in common?...[continue]

UW institute launches health informatics boot camp in Edmonton
University of Waterloo | October 3, 2006
Professionals interested in health care, from across Alberta and elsewhere, will learn how an innovative discipline can help improve health services during a three-day boot camp on applied health informatics next month....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | October 3, 2006
Jean Cote’s (Kinesiology and Health Studies) research on success of "small-town athletes" versus athletes from bigger cities is featured in the Globe and Mail....[continue]

Prof's Research Featured in National Media
University of Guelph | October 2, 2006
U of G professor Julia Christensen Hughes, director of Teaching Support Services, has been featured in the national broadcast and print media for her new study on academic misconduct....[continue]

President Samarasekera Visits Augustana Campus for Staff Appreciation Tea
Augustana University College | September 28, 2006
Last Friday, September 15th, the University of Alberta’s President, Dr. Indira Samarasekera, hosted a Staff Appreciation Afternoon Tea at the Augustana Campus in Camrose....[continue]

New chair appointed to the University of Lethbridge Board of Governors
University of Lethbridge | September 28, 2006
Robert Turner, Q.C. has been appointed as the new chair of the University of Lethbridge Board of Governors by Advanced Education Minister Denis Herard. Effective immediately, Turner will vacate his position as a board member to take on a three-year term as chair....[continue]

Bobcats Men's Volleyball to host Team Canada Alumni
Brandon University | September 28, 2006
On Sunday October 1, the Bobcat Men’s Volleyball team will continue their exhibition schedule against the Team Canada Master’s Men’s team....[continue]

Three AU Master’s Students Win SSHRC Scholarships
Athabasca University | September 22, 2006
Three Athabasca University master’s students have been awarded 2006 scholarships by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada....[continue]

Sports greats to be honoured by Alumni Association at Hall of Fame ceremony
University of Windsor | September 19, 2006
The University of Windsor’s Alumni Association will recognize this year’s Sports Hall of Fame inductees with ceremonies this Saturday, September 23, 2 p.m., in Ambassador Auditorium, CAW Student Centre, on the University of Windsor campus....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | September 18, 2006
Adnan Husain (History) comments on the ramifications of Pope Benedict’s recent comments about Islam in an Associate Press story that appears in the Victoria Times Colonist, Winnipeg Sun, Calgary Sun, Halifax Chronicle Herald, Edmonton Journal and on[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]

Stanley Cup Coming to U of G
University of Guelph | August 23, 2006
Hockey fans will have a chance to see the National Hockey League’s top prize at U of G’s Gryphs Sports Lounge Aug. 31 from noon to 3 p.m....[continue]

SMU in the News
St. Mary's University | August 22, 2006
Dr. Kevin Vessey, Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, spoke about outdoor plants on CBC National’s Quirks and Quarks radio program....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | August 21, 2006
Emeritus professor Mohammed Qadeer (Urban Planning) discusses the variances in the way that Muslims practice religion in the Globe and Mail....[continue]

School of Music 100th Anniversary Reunion: August 18 – 20, 2006
Brandon University | August 14, 2006
The School of Music reunion, celebrating 100 years of music instruction at Brandon University, takes place August 18-20, 2006...[continue]

Installation of CCBN Magnetic Resonance Imaging Equipment
University of Lethbridge | July 28, 2006
The University of Lethbridge’s Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscienceadded two major research tools to its expanding abilities to study thebrain with the installation of two magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) magnet units on July 26....[continue]

Council created to guide $3-billion Access to the Future Fund
University of Lethbridge | July 13, 2006
A nine-member advisory council has been named by Advanced Education Minister Denis Herard to oversee the new Access to the Future Fund....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | July 13, 2006
Brian Bennett and James Reynolds (Pharmacology and Toxicology) continue to discuss a compound that appears to prevent visual memory impairment, which is one of the main symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, most recently in the Peterborough Examiner....[continue]

Ron Bond appointed chair of Campus Alberta Quality Council
University of Calgary | July 13, 2006
Former University of Calgary Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Dr. Ron Bond has been appointed new chair of the Campus Alberta Quality Council by Advanced Education Minister Denis Herard....[continue]

U of C, SAIT Polytechnic and Calgary Health Region open office in Edmonton
University of Calgary | July 13, 2006
The sound of country music and smell of pancakes and sausages are commonplace each morning this week in downtown Calgary. But in downtown Edmonton?...[continue]

McMaster rookies selected to join Junior National Team
McMaster University | July 12, 2006
McMaster incoming rookies, Shawn Bench (St. Catherines, ON) and Jeremy Groenveld (Welland, ON) have been selected to represent Volleyball Canada on the Junior National Team. A total of 12 athletes plus 2 alternates have been selected as Junior National Team athletes for this year....[continue]

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

Cancer researchers confirm brain tumour genetic subtype informs treatment, predicts outcome
University of Calgary | July 6, 2006
Research confirms that determining the genetic composition of brain cancers can better inform doctors and patients for treatment options and prognosis....[continue]



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