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UPEI Celebrates Progress on New School of Business
University of Prince Edward Island | November 17, 2006
Today the School of Business at the University of Prince Edward Island celebrated the progress made on its new state-of-the-art facility that has been under construction since early October....[continue]

Change Liquor Taxes to Reduce Alcohol Problems
University of Victoria | November 16, 2006
Taxes on reduced-alcohol beer, wines and spirits should be lowered to encourage healthier consumer choices, says a new study by the Centre for Addictions Research (CARBC) at the University of Victoria....[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]

UW, three other universities work to restore Sri Lankan villages hit by tsunami
University of Waterloo | November 7, 2006
The University of Waterloo and three other Canadian universities will work collaboratively with local partners to restore the economy and environment of six villages in Sri Lanka devastated by the tsunami of December 2004....[continue]

UNBC Celebrates Academic Achievers
University of Northern British Columbia | November 7, 2006
Nearly 50 of the top Grade 12 students from central BC will be participating in an Academic Achievers event at UNBC tomorrow, which is being held to reward them for their academic achievements to date....[continue]

International researchers convene to explore governance of natural resources in a complex world
Brock University | October 27, 2006
Researchers at Brock and Wilfrid Laurier University will lead a two-day international workshop on Oct. 27 and 28 at Wilfrid Laurier to address the challenge of natural resources use and protection in a complex and increasingly connected world. Participants at the workshop will take stock of recent developments in the governance of natural resources (e.g., fisheries, wildlife, forests), and identify new directions for research and policy....[continue]

The dean's series features Canadian jazz greats
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
This season's second dean's series concert features an outstanding jazz quartet based in Toronto. Led by two of Canada's leading jazz musicians – saxophonist Mike Murley and pianist David Braid – this ensemble will present original compositions by the two leaders as well as by saxophonist Tara Davidson....[continue]

Canada's Top Young Classical Musicians to Perform and Teach at BU
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
The 2006-2007 pro series continues with one of Canada’s fastest rising stars, cellist Denise Djokic. Denise was born in Halifax into a family of musicians – her father Philippe performed at the inaugural Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival this past summer, along with her brother, Marc....[continue]

SMU Professors Honoured by Destination Halifax
St. Mary's University | October 24, 2006
Last evening, in the Windows Restaurant at the World Trade and Convention Centre (WTCC), Destination Halifax announced the 2006 Ambassador Club Achievement Award Honorees....[continue]

Cap and Gowns Abound: Mount Saint Vincent University Graduates More Than 450 at Fall Convocations
Mount Saint Vincent University | October 22, 2006
Mount Saint Vincent University will officially confer certificates, diplomas and degrees to more than 450 graduating students....[continue]

College of Management and Economics Officially Opens
University of Guelph | October 17, 2006
The University of Guelph is hosting the official opening of the College of Management and Economics (CME) Oct. 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Peter Clark Hall....[continue]

Three Santamarians will be saluted at Saint Mary’s Fall Convocation
St. Mary's University | October 17, 2006
Saint Mary’s University will be paying tribute to three of its own at this year’s Fall Convocation....[continue]

Tourism Research Centre Established at UPEI School of Business
University of Prince Edward Island | October 15, 2006
PEI will now be home to a one-stop resource for tourism information and market intelligence thanks to the creation of a new Tourism Research Centre....[continue]

BU's Dr. Chris Malcolm to be featured on CTV's Manitoba Moments
Brandon University | October 12, 2006
Brandon University Geography professor Dr. Chris Malcolm will be featured, along with one of his honours students, on an upcoming episode of CTV Television's Manitoba Moments, airing on Sunday, October 15 from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m., and again on Saturday, October 21 at 5:00 p.m. on CTV....[continue]

Brandon University Alumni Association 2006 Alumni Awards
Brandon University | October 12, 2006
The Brandon University Alumni Association (BUAA) presented its 2006 Awards at the BU Fall Homecoming Banquet on September 30, 2006....[continue]

Saint Mary’s Promotes Nova Scotia!
St. Mary's University | October 11, 2006
Saint Mary’s University is among the 12 private-sector organizations that have joined the province to promote Nova Scotia and its attributes wherever they do business....[continue]

Reaching out: Memorial University’s Harris Centre identifies partnering opportunities in the Coasts of Bay region
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 6, 2006
It was a rapt audience at the Vancor Motel in Bay d’ Espoir for a rainy Monday night. Ninety people gathered at the local motel on Oct. 2 for a public forum hosted by Memorial’s Harris Centre in partnership with the Coast of Bays Regional Economic Development Board....[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]

U of T projects win clean and beautiful city appreciation awards
University of Toronto | October 4, 2006
Bennett Gates and Davenport-Lash Miller garden recognized...[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]

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]

Youth Gambling Study Undertaken at Mount Saint Vincent University
Mount Saint Vincent University | October 2, 2006
A team of six researchers has been awarded a 10-month grant by the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation (NSGC) to conduct a comprehensive, independent research study into youth gambling....[continue]

Youth Gambling Study Undertaken at SMU
St. Mary's University | October 2, 2006
A professor from Saint Mary’s University is part of a team of researchers from Halifax, NS who have been awarded a 10-month grant by the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation (NSGC) to conduct a comprehensive, independent research study into youth gambling....[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]

Thermal imaging shatters arousal gender gap myth
McGill University | September 29, 2006
A new McGill University study that used thermal imaging technology for the first time ever to measure sexual arousal rates has turned the conventional wisdom that women become aroused more slowly than men on its head....[continue]

Lakehead Professor Leading Team in Research of the Northern Social Economy
Lakehead University | September 29, 2006
The largest Northern Social Science research grant has been awarded to establish the Social Economy Research Network for Northern Canada (SERNNoCa)....[continue]

Northern Development Issues Addressed in Speaker Series
University of Northern British Columbia | September 29, 2006
The UNBC Community Development Institute will be presenting a trio of public presentations focusing on issues fundamental to northern BC’s continued growth and diversification....[continue]

Academic Misconduct Major Problem in Canada, Study Finds
University of Guelph | September 29, 2006
Cheating, deceit and plagiarism are serious problems in Canadian high schools and universities, the first major study of academic misconduct in Canadian post-secondary institutions has found....[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]

Homecoming - Welcome to Western
University of Western Ontario | September 27, 2006
With some of the top names in Canadian media in attendance, Western is opening its campus to alumni and the greater London community this weekend as the University celebrates Homecoming 2006 - Friday, September 29 to Sunday, October 1....[continue]

University/College career fair
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 25, 2006
More than 230 employers and over 3,000 students and alumni of the area’s four post-secondary institutions will meet and talk about careers and employment opportunities at the 13th annual Career Fair on Wednesday, September 27 at RIM Park in Waterloo....[continue]

Annual University/College Career Fair Sept. 27
University of Guelph | September 20, 2006
More than 240 employers and some 3,000 students and recent graduates of the region’s four postsecondary institutions will meet to talk about careers and employment opportunities at the 13th annual Career Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at RIM Park in Waterloo....[continue]

Meaning of ‘Home’ and Identity Explored in New Book by Lakehead Professor
Lakehead University | September 19, 2006
A Lakehead University Outdoor Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Professor has co-edited and published a book entitled "Multiple Dwelling and Tourism: Negotiating Place, Home and Identity."...[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]

Doors Open Lethbridge Events, September 22 & 23
University of Lethbridge | September 14, 2006
9:30 am – 6:00 pm1st Choice Savings and Credit Union Ltd.45 Fairmont Boulevard SouthFull wheelchair accessiblePublic washrooms availableTOURS Guided 30 minute tours available. Max 15 per tour.Call 320-4248 to arrange to be on a tour.Built in 2004/2005 by Group 2/Goss Architectural, this is an environmentally friendly "LEED" building. A "LEED" building, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, incorporates many initiatives to create a more sustainable building, site and community. These initiatives reduce energy and water use, generate less waste and provide healthier indoor and outdoor environments. Among the initiatives undertaken at the building is the Eco-roof, a vegetated roof system designed to capture rain water and reduce site temperatures.+++Fri SEP 22 + Sat SEP 23...[continue]

All-star faculty performers launch 8th year of School of Music
Brandon University | September 12, 2006
Celebrating its eighth year, the Brandon University School of Music''s pro series will feature seven concerts this year....[continue]

The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies
Concordia University | September 8, 2006
The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) was founded in 1986, based in the departments of History and Sociology / Anthropology at Concordia University....[continue]

On the Border: Immigration, security and other issues
Simon Fraser University | September 8, 2006
In the United States, "borderlands" is shorthand for the Southwest states and the Mexican north....[continue]

Exemplary Staff Honoured at Community Breakfast
University of Guelph | September 7, 2006
Five outstanding U of G employees were named recipients of the President’s Awards for Exemplary Staff Service today. President Alastair Summerlee presented the honours during the annual community breakfast, which attracted more than 1,000 people....[continue]

Mail order brides face risky business
Simon Fraser University | September 6, 2006
All may not be fair in love and marriage — if you happen to be a mail order bride. Jen Marchbank, director of explorations in arts and social sciences at SFU Surrey, says women who become mail order brides typically have little information about their rights and could face exploitation....[continue]



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