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Brandon University welcomes acclaimed writer Tomson Highway to campus as Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting Professor
Brandon University | September 13, 2006
Brandon University and the Brandon University Faculty of Arts are proud to welcome internationally acclaimed author and playwright Dr. Tomson Highway to the BU campus as the Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting professor...[continue]

Mount Allison clarinet professor launches debut CD, Sept. 17
Mount Allison University | September 13, 2006
Mount Allison faculty member and clarinetist Dr. Jana Starling will celebrate the release of her debut CD with a free concert in Brunton Auditorium on Sunday, September 17 at 8 p.m. Jana will be joined by Mount Allison faculty member Dr. David Rogosin on piano and special guest Corey Ticknor. Everyone is invited and there will be a reception following the concert....[continue]

Casual Work Trends to be Explored in UNBC Workshop
University of Northern British Columbia | September 12, 2006
The changing structure of the workplace will be explored at a workshop that will be held at UNBC this coming Friday and Saturday. In particular, the workshop will focus on casual work and include perspectives from British Columbia, Canada, and the world. Casual work describes temporary jobs that normally last no more than six months....[continue]

INTERNATIONAL UNBF CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS E-BUSINESS, E-COMMERCE
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | July 18, 2006
Innovative solutions for the e-business and e-commerce trade will bring together top scientific researchers, hosted by the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton....[continue]

UW holds major conference on German-speaking immigration around the world
University of Waterloo | July 12, 2006
Canada's most prominent area of German settlement -- Kitchener-Waterloo -- will host an unprecedented conference next month on the experiences of German-speaking immigrants around the world....[continue]

New Alzheimerís drug reverses early memory impairment
Queen's University | July 11, 2006
A new drug being developed by Queen's University researchers provides hope for more effective treatment of the debilitating effects of Alzheimer's Disease and dementia....[continue]

New Professors at King's
University of King's College | July 10, 2006
Kingís is pleased to welcome three new assistant professors to the University...[continue]

New McGill research shows mice capable of empathy
McGill University | June 29, 2006
Pain sensitivity increased in mice exposed to pain of mice they know...[continue]

Atlantic Arts Trio to be featured on Chicagoís WFMT, June 26
Mount Allison University | June 16, 2006
On June 26, at 8 p.m. (CDT), Chicagoís fine arts and classical station, WFMT, will present the Atlantic Arts Trio in Live from WFMT....[continue]

Internationally acclaimed writer Tomson Highway to spend two terms at BU as Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting Professor
Brandon University | June 15, 2006
This fall, the Brandon University Faculty of Arts welcomes internationally acclaimed author and playwright Dr. Tomson Highway to the campus as the Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting professor. Dr. Highway will be on campus for two terms, the first during the fall of 2006, and the second during the fall of 2007....[continue]

We did it!
St. Mary's University | May 23, 2006
This yearís Convocation was a resounding success!...[continue]

We did it!
St. Mary's University | May 23, 2006
This yearís Convocation was a resounding success!...[continue]

University of Saskatchewan Receives 3 Entrepreneurship and Business Leadership Awards
University of Saskatchewan | May 17, 2006
The University of Saskatchewan was recognized for student and faculty entrepreneurial and business leadership excellence by winning three out of the top five awards presented at the Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE) National Awards Banquet held at the Toronto Hilton May 16, 2006....[continue]

University Set for Convocation
St. Mary's University | May 9, 2006
Six outstanding individuals, representing a wide field of endeavors, will be granted Honorary Degrees by Saint Maryís University at its spring 2006 Convocation....[continue]

Surgery: It's academic - Professor Richard Reznick
University of Toronto | May 8, 2006
Meet a faculty member who is being honoured for his career commitment to excellent and innovative teaching...[continue]

Spring 2006 Honorary Degree Recipients Announced
St. Mary's University | April 25, 2006
Six outstanding individuals, representing a wide field of endeavors, will be granted Honorary Degrees by Saint Maryís University at its spring 2006 Convocation....[continue]

BU student Matt Berg one of ten national CIBC Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award winners
Brandon University | April 6, 2006
Congratulations to Brandon University Business Administration student Matt Berg, who represents Manitoba as one of 10 provincial winners of a 2006 Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award....[continue]

TWU announces its third university president today
Trinity Western University | March 17, 2006
Following a unanimous vote, the Trinity Western University Board of Governors is pleased to announce today the naming of Jonathan S. Raymond, PhD, as the third president of Trinity Western University, the Christian liberal arts university in Langley B.C....[continue]

Haskayne students astonish at world case competition Ė rank #3
University of Calgary | February 28, 2006
A team of four undergraduate students from the Haskayne School of Business placed third at the "Olympics" of business case competitions hosted by the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California....[continue]

Lakehead U Lecturer Co-Author of Textbook on Outdoor Leadership
Lakehead University | January 30, 2006
A Lakehead University lecturer with the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks, and Tourism has co-authored a textbook which will be available later in January....[continue]

Mount A music faculty to hold recital with guest drummer, Nov. 20
Mount Allison University | November 10, 2005
Mount Allisonís department of music promises a dynamic evening of clarinet and saxophone music presented by its newest faculty member, Dr. Jana Starling, on Sunday, November 20, at 8 p.m. in Brunton Auditorium....[continue]

Marek Wartak named Laurierís University Research Professor for 2005Ė2006
Wilfrid Laurier University | November 9, 2005
Dr. Marek Wartak, a physics and computer science professor, has been named Laurierís University Research Professor for 2005Ė2006....[continue]

New UW centre researches Canada's physical infrastructure
University of Waterloo | October 28, 2005
With Canada's federal, provincial and municipal governments facing massive spending needs on physical infrastructure, such as roads, bridges and airports, a newly established centre at the University of Waterloo seeks to provide the knowledge to make the best use of the strategic investment....[continue]

McGill is the only Canadian university to appear in the top 50 in the world in all categories of the Times Higher Education Supplement annual rankings
McGill University | October 27, 2005
Experts serve up the history of the daily mealMcGill hosts first-of-its-kind conference on Canadian food history...[continue]

Amtrak President & CEO to Speak at Annual CBU Alumni Progress Dinner
University College of Cape Breton | October 25, 2005
The businessman who oversees Americaís intercity passenger rail system will address guests at the Annual Cape Breton University Alumni Progress Dinner on Tuesday...[continue]

Human cloning: Biotechnology expert to speak at TWU
Trinity Western University | October 20, 2005
Since the cloning of Dolly the sheep in 1996, the "biotech century" has repeatedly pushed the ethical limits of science....[continue]

Lecture-recital will capture the feature, style, and soul of Messiaen, October 14
Mount Allison University | October 12, 2005
Pianist David Rogosin will be presenting a lecture-recital on Olivier Messiaenís hypnotic and electrifying masterwork, Vingt Regards sur líEnfant-Jťsus, in Brunton Auditorium on Friday, October 14th at 8 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public....[continue]

Nobel winner to lecture as part of World Year of Physics
University of Windsor | October 6, 2005
he University of Windsor continues to celebrate World Year of Physics 2005 with a visit from Nobel Prize winning physicist Anthony J. Leggett October 13 and 14, as part of its Faculty of Science Seminar Series....[continue]

McGill researcher pioneers the study of primate disease ecology
McGill University | September 20, 2005
What do Lyme disease, SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) and HIV have in common? They are all zoonotic diseases ó a scientific term for diseases of animals that can be transmitted to humans....[continue]

Atlantic Arts Trio to perform at Mount A, Sept. 23
Mount Allison University | September 19, 2005
On Friday, September 23, at 8 p.m., in Brunton Auditorium, Mount Allisonís department of music will feature a performance by the Atlantic Arts Trio, a dynamic ensemble that has toured in Canada, the United States, England, and Asia....[continue]

Dame Judi Dench supports university project
University of Toronto | September 16, 2005
Oscar winning actor Dame Judi Dench has endorsed one of U of Tís most renowned humanities projects, the Records of Early English Drama (REED).. REEDís mission is to provide the scholarly world with uniform, accurate and complete editions of all surviving evidence of drama, secular music and community celebrations in Great Britain before 1642....[continue]

Distinguished ethnomusicologist to visit Memorial
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 15, 2005
Memorial University welcomes one of the founding fathers of the discipline of Ethnomusicology to its campus on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2005. Dr. Bruno Nettl, University of Illinois, will present a lecture titled Cheetahs and Lions: Ethnomusicology Among the Disciplines, at 7:30 p.m.in the Petro-Canada Hall, School of Music, on Memorialís St. Johnís campus. All lectures in the Music, Media and Culture series are free and open to the public....[continue]


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