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Mount Saint Vincent University's Nancy’s Chair in Women’s Studies Wins National Award
Mount Saint Vincent University | November 17, 2006
On November 19, Mount Saint Vincent University’s (MSVU) 10th Nancy’s Chair in Women’s Studies, Dr. Christine Overall, will receive the 2006 Abbyann D. Lynch Medal in Bioethics from the Royal Society of Canada (RSC)....[continue]

Business students learn to think beyond borders
McMaster University | November 15, 2006
Students at the DeGroote School of Business are taught to think about the triple bottom line--how to be accountable for the financial, environmental and social aspects of every decision they make....[continue]

RN Educators Present Research at Conference
University of Victoria | November 15, 2006
Nursing ethics, support for caregivers of elderly people, and improving the quality of nurses’ workplaces will all be part of the discussion at an upcoming national nursing research conference in Victoria....[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]

York U Foundation President second Canadian ever to receive prestigious award
York University | November 13, 2006
York University Foundation President and CEO Paul Marcus has become the second Canadian ever to be recognized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) — the world’s largest fundraising organization with 27,000 members worldwide — as the recipient of the Community...[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]

Philosophy prof at SMU gets exclusive story: It’s Pavlo on Skilling
St. Mary's University | October 27, 2006
A philosophy professor at Saint Mary’s has interviewed white-collar criminal Walt Pavlo — a man who spent two years in jail for fraud and money laundering at MCI....[continue]

Funeral services Friday for Canadian heart pioneer
McMaster University | October 24, 2006
Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 27 for a McMaster University professor who was also a Canadian cardiology pioneer....[continue]

DeGroote grads lead CMA exam pass rate
McMaster University | October 24, 2006
DeGroote School of Business students writing their Certified Management Accounting entry exams have outscored their counterparts from other business schools, according to results from the latest rounds of testing....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 24, 2006
Biologist William Seabrook and historian Gillian Thompson have joined the ranks of professors emeriti at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. They received the honorary emeritus designation at fall Convocation, Oct. 19, in recognition of their distinguished careers....[continue]

Mount Allison student receives funding to study Nunatsiavut land claim agreement
Mount Allison University | October 23, 2006
Harry Borlase, a Canadian Studies student at Mount Allison University and resident of Goose Bay, NL, is the recipient of a Canadian Northern Studies Trust Northern Resident Award, valued at $5,000, from the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS)....[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]

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

University of Manitoba | October 16, 2006
At the 2006 Fall Convocation, three individuals will be given particular distinction for their work and commitment to the University and the people of Manitoba: Dr. John Foerster, Dr. Garry Martin and Ms Natalie Denesovych....[continue]

U of G Celebrates Aboriginal Awareness Week
University of Guelph | October 13, 2006
A week of activities and events, including seminars and performance, has been planned to celebrate Aboriginal Awareness Week at the University of Guelph Oct. 16 to 20....[continue]

Young volunteers needed for vision and Down syndrome UW research project
University of Waterloo | October 12, 2006
A University of Waterloo research team seeks young volunteers with Down syndrome for a new vision research project at the school of optometry....[continue]

Tom Dailey’s got the spirit!
St. Mary's University | October 11, 2006
The Centre for Spirituality and the Workplace at Saint Mary’s will be hosting a talk by Tom Daily from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the Xerox Room (Sobey Building) on Thursday, October 26....[continue]

Business, humanitarian and community leaders to receive honorary degrees at weekend convocation ceremonies
University of Windsor | October 10, 2006
The University of Windsor will confer degrees on 949 graduating students during two sessions of the university’s 86th Convocation ceremonies this weekend...[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]

CCEPA Presents: Trust in Science - Setting the Scene: From Magician to Miracle Maker
St. Mary's University | October 6, 2006
In our day to day lives we invest a great deal of trust in science and its institutions to tell us the truth about ourselves, about the world we live in and our place in it - whether it's about the foods we eat, our health, the technologies we use, or our general sense of well-being....[continue]

Marilyn Jacobs passes away - funeral service to be held Monday
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 6, 2006
Marilyn Jacobs, a well-known, respected and admired presence on the Laurier campus for more than 20 years, passed away Friday morning following a lengthy illness. She was 54....[continue]

Brock launches a Master of Applied Disability Studies for students and working professionals
Brock University | October 5, 2006
A newly created graduate program in Applied Disability Studies at Brock will provide education and training that is particularly suitable for specialists currently working in the field....[continue]

Research symposium on genomics
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 3, 2006
A research symposium titled Innovations in Genomics Research: Implications for Health Services and Policy will be held Oct. 19 at the Fairmont Hotel in St. John’s....[continue]

Mini Med School doubles offerings
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 3, 2006
The Mini Medical and Health Sciences School is back for another great fall season, with a new format to increase your exposure to exciting presentations by experienced health educators....[continue]

Elizabeth Dawson becomes Brandon University's first Environmental Sciences graduate
Brandon University | October 3, 2006
Brandon University is pleased to announce that, in October 2006, Elizabeth Dawson will become the first graduate of the Brandon University Environmental Sciences program, which was introduced in September 2003....[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]

McMaster to host International Women's and Children's Health Symposium
McMaster University | September 26, 2006
Conference examines suffering and displacement of immigrants and refugees...[continue]

Ethical Responsibilities to Be Examined at Animal Welfare Conference
University of Guelph | September 25, 2006
The ethical responsibilities surrounding animal welfare will be explored at the seventh annual Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) Animal Welfare Forum Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Lifetime Learning Centre....[continue]

Nuit Blanche brings together students, staff and faculty
University of Toronto | September 25, 2006
Contemporary arts celebration slated for Sept. 30...[continue]

Papua New Guinea honours Rotman professor
University of Toronto | September 19, 2006
David Beatty is country’s honorary consul...[continue]

Laurier will open a faculty of education next year
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 19, 2006
With the launch of its Faculty of Education, Wilfrid Laurier University has become an even more exciting place to teach and learn....[continue]

UBC Research Major Contributor to World’s First Tree Genome
University of British Columbia | September 14, 2006
An international team of scientists, including seven from the University of British Columbia, has completed the world’s first physical map and sequencing of a tree genome -- and the third plant ever sequenced -- providing important insight into the future development of alternative fuels, forest health and wood quality....[continue]

Dual credit carpentry program builds solid foundation for Cowichan students
Malaspina University College | September 14, 2006
Building a solid foundation for their future, 16 Cowichan Valley Secondary School students added an extra credential to their Grade 12 graduation – certification from Malaspina University-College, Cowichan campus, as framing carpenters....[continue]

McMaster to host 9/11 conference
McMaster University | September 11, 2006
Today marks the fifth anniversary of an event that brought terror and chaos to North America, and forever changed the attitudes, thinking and policy of citizens and governments....[continue]

Religion and culture: TWU scholar awarded $500K Canadian Research Chair
Trinity Western University | September 8, 2006
The recent trend among scholars to take religion seriously is affirmed as Jens Zimmermann, PhD, associate professor of English at Trinity Western University, secures two significant grants for his study of interpretation, religion and culture—one from the government and one from the media....[continue]

Malaspina University-College Culinary Art student earns $1000 scholarship
Malaspina University College | September 8, 2006
Endless enthusiasm, effort and work ethic earned Malaspina University-College Culinary Arts student Jennifer Cline a $1000 scholarship from the Canadian Restaurant and Food Services Association....[continue]

New MBA meets needs of entrepreneur and NGO sector
Trinity Western University | September 5, 2006
On July 31, the Ministry of Advanced Education notified TWU of its official approval for the new Master of Business Administration program, setting the course for the program which begins August 2007....[continue]

ElderCollege classes kick off the fall season
Malaspina University College | August 30, 2006
You’re never too old to do new tricks or learn them, as many Nanaimo seniors have discovered....[continue]

Berlin Principles on Ranking of Higher Education Institutions
Concordia University | August 29, 2006
Rankings and league tables of higher education institutions (HEIs) and programs are a global phenomenon....[continue]

University of Western Ontario | August 28, 2006
It's a four year journey that starts with a white coat and ends with a graduation gown....[continue]



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