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One family, eight degrees from McMaster
McMaster University | November 17, 2006
Convocation will be a family affair for the de Bruins today....[continue]

Dalhousie University to Study Restorative Justice
Dalhousie University | November 16, 2006
Nova Scotia’s restorative justice program will be the subject of a significant research project led by Dalhousie University....[continue]

Social Work project combines art and research
University of Toronto | November 14, 2006
Coming Together photos on display through Nov. 29...[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]

Annual Bryden Awards celebrate York U. Alumni accomplishments
York University | November 9, 2006
Five alumni recognized for their outstanding achievements ...[continue]

Shopping with your heart makes sense, says business prof
Queen's University | November 9, 2006
Going with your "gut feeling" when making a major purchase isn't a bad thing after all, says Queen's University School of Business researcher Laurence Ashworth....[continue]

Aboriginal perspectives on health and wellness
University of Regina | November 7, 2006
The western model of health care continues to focus on physical health, but there are many broad and varied factors that determine health and wellness....[continue]

SMU named a national leader in Humanities Research
St. Mary's University | November 6, 2006
Researchers in the Faculty of Arts at Saint Mary's University have been recognized for a high rate of publication from 1999-2004....[continue]

School of Graduate Studies hosts open house
McMaster University | November 6, 2006
McMaster's School of Graduate Studies is hosting two Graduate Studies Open Houses on Monday, Nov. 6 and Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the McMaster University Student Centre....[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]

Brock researcher awarded 2006 Polanyi Prize for Literature
Brock University | October 27, 2006
James Allard, Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at Brock University, has been awarded the 2006 John Charles Polanyi Prize for Literature....[continue]

Six York profs in the running for TVO's Best Lecturer 2007
York University | October 26, 2006
Six York professors have made the ‘top 30’ cut in TVOntario’s competition for Best Lecturer 2007.

People with strong faith donate, volunteer more: study
Ryerson University | October 23, 2006
Professor Ida Berger recently published a study on the influence of religion on philanthropy in Canada...[continue]

UW Hagey lecturer, Seymour Hersh, to talk about U.S. policy in Middle East
University of Waterloo | October 23, 2006
Acclaimed journalist Seymour Hersh will discuss the role of the United States in the Middle East during a public lecture at the University of Waterloo next month....[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]

Brock's graduate students step onto world stage of research
Brock University | October 18, 2006
At Brock University's Fall Convocation, 147 students will receive master's and doctoral degrees during the Oct. 20 ceremony, a reflection of the institution's development and growth in post- graduate education....[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]

Prof studies language usage by health-care professionals
University of Waterloo | October 16, 2006
A University of Waterloo expert in rhetoric heads a study into links between language and how health-care professionals conduct themselves in their dealings with patients and other professionals....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 13, 2006
BBC Correspondent Lyse Doucet will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree during the University of New Brunswick Saint John’s Fall Convocation Ceremony on Friday, October 20, 2006....[continue]

World Rural Women's Day Chance to Recognize Contributions, Prof Says
University of Guelph | October 10, 2006
World Rural Women’s Day is Oct. 15, but rural women around the world probably won’t find time to celebrate....[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]

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]

New acting provost appointed
McMaster University | October 4, 2006
In my letter to you just over a week ago I promised to keep the campus community up to date about our plan to appoint an acting provost....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 3, 2006
Five internationally known and highly regarded researchers in the area of text analysis will highlight the 2006 Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis (CaSTA) being held at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton from Oct. 11 to 15....[continue]

UNBC Participates in Major Northern Research Program
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 3, 2006
The University of Northern British Columbia will play a leading role in one of the biggest research projects ever undertaken in northern Canada....[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]

McGill and Montreal Matters: All about school
McGill University | October 3, 2006
Series to highlight education policy, preventing bullying and more...[continue]

Donation enables exchange agreement between UW and University of Haifa
University of Waterloo | October 2, 2006
A new academic and research exchange program in computer science has been developed between the University of Waterloo in Canada and the University of Haifa in Israel, expanding study opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students as well as research possibilities for faculty at both universities....[continue]

Honoring Teachers, Fighting Killer Viruses and Celebrating Tiff
University of Western Ontario | October 2, 2006
Teachers around the world will be honored this week during World Teachers' Day on Thursday, October 5th. Celebrations in London, on October 5th, include the Teachers' Wall of Fame Ceremony at 3 p.m. in the Stevenson-Hunt Room at the Central Library....[continue]

Revenez Lundi tours Belgium in October
McMaster University | October 2, 2006
Revenez Lundi (Come Back on Monday), a play created through a creative collaboration between McMaster School of the Arts researcher Dr. Catherine Graham, the Theatre Parminou (Québec) and the Compagnie de Campus (Belgium) opened the Festival International du Theatre Action in Belgium on Wednesday, Sept. 27....[continue]

Humanities students organize Mac Peace Week
McMaster University | September 29, 2006
Things may seem a little more peaceable at McMaster this week, thanks to the efforts of two dynamic Humanities undergrads....[continue]

Student NSERC & SSHRC Information Sessions
Nipissing University | September 29, 2006
Attention All Science as well as Social Sciences & Humanities Students...[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]

Brock University's 2006 Fall Convocation and installation of its fifth President and Vice-Chancellor
Brock University | September 28, 2006
Brock's 2006 Fall Convocation will be celebrated during ceremonies taking place on Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21....[continue]

Acadia University to host RSC: The Academies Governor General's Lecture Series
Acadia University | September 27, 2006
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Facing crime: Forensic anthropologist at SMU works to find missing Aboriginal Canadians
St. Mary's University | September 25, 2006
While Aboriginal people are more likely to be victims of violent crime in Canada, police officers don’t have all the tools they need to solve these crimes, says forensic anthropologist Dr. Tanya Peckmann...[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]

New programs to recognize researchers, entrepreneurs
University of Toronto | September 21, 2006
University will make nominations for provincial awards...[continue]

Duke University Prof to Visit U of G, Share Interdisciplinary Teaching Expertise
University of Guelph | September 21, 2006
The University of Guelph's 2006 Distinguished Visiting Teaching Professor is Cathy Davidson, a professor at Duke University and an award-winning author....[continue]

UW homecoming offers full day of events, from Amazing Race to Stephen Lewis lecture
University of Waterloo | September 19, 2006
The University of Waterloo is adding a number of public events to its annual homecoming celebrations and inviting members of the surrounding community to enjoy a fun-filled and informative day of activities....[continue]



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