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Scientists, automakers join forces to revolutionize car industry
McMaster University | October 3, 2006
Senior executives and researchers from the major automakers and associated industries will meet at McMaster University on Thursday, Oct. 5 to work toward making parts more durable, and cars more fuel-efficient and kinder to the environment....[continue]

Fighting bio-terrorism with its own kind
Simon Fraser University | September 25, 2006
An SFU spinoff company, Burnaby-based Twinstrand Therapeutics, has won a $2.2-million, two-year American contract to develop an antidote to ricin poisoning....[continue]

Harvard Professor to Speak on "The Case of Islam" at Carleton U. on Sept. 22
Carleton University | September 13, 2006
As part of the 10th Anniversary of the College of the Humanities at Carleton University, the College is presenting a public lecture by Dr. Roy P. Mottahedeh entitled "Pluralism in Non-Western Traditions: the Case of Islam"....[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]

World congress to examine place of faith in a world transformed.
McGill University | August 22, 2006
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the recent escalation of religious conflict around the world have tainted the public's perception of religion, says a McGill professor who believes he has found an antidote....[continue]

Revisiting religion post-9/11
McGill University | August 22, 2006
World congress to examine place of faith in a world transformed...[continue]

Doreen Kays to Speak on "Lebanon: Why Now? What Now?" August 23
University of Prince Edward Island | August 15, 2006
The UPEI Distinguished Visitor Speaker Series continues Wednesday, August 23 with former foreign correspondent, Doreen Kays....[continue]

From laughter to tears
McMaster University | June 27, 2006
McMaster kicks off its sixteenth annual Summer Drama Festival this July with an exciting mix of shows, presented by a talented group of McMaster students and community members....[continue]

Trent University Board of Governors Announces New Appointments
Trent University | June 23, 2006
Trent University's Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of several new external and internal members....[continue]

U of T students, alums dominate City Idol competition
University of Toronto | June 21, 2006
Trio will run as candidates for city council...[continue]

York hosts 8,000 Scholars for Congress 2006
York University | May 25, 2006
Final preparations are in full gear as York University gets ready to greet nearly 8,000 delegates to the largest multi-disciplinary gathering of scholars in North America....[continue]

York hosts 8,000 Scholars for Congress 2006
York University | May 25, 2006
Final preparations are in full gear as York University gets ready to greet nearly 8,000 delegates to the largest multi-disciplinary gathering of scholars in North America....[continue]

UW biotechnologist receives major international recognition award
University of Waterloo | April 6, 2006
A leading researcher at the University of Waterloo has received a global award for breakthrough work in biotechnology, including advances in the production of biopharmaceuticals and the reduction of pollution....[continue]

The Risky Plays come to Mount A and Marshview Middle School, April 5
Mount Allison University | April 3, 2006
Sackville students of all ages are dabbling in drama with the première of Something Ventured: The Risky Plays, nine original plays written and performed by students from Marshview Middle School and Mount Allison University....[continue]

York Dance Ensemble headlines inaugural events in Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre
York University | March 13, 2006
York University and its Faculty of Fine Arts celebrate the official opening of The Accolade Project, York’s outstanding new $107.5 million state-of-the-art teaching, exhibition and performance complex, with a week-long Fine Arts Festival running March 20-26....[continue]

Noted Author and Historian Tariq Ali to speak at Mount A, March 17
Mount Allison University | March 10, 2006
Leadership Mount Allison is pleased to present noted author, historian, and political campaigner Tariq Ali, who will deliver a public lecture on Friday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wu Centre, Mount Allison University campus....[continue]

Seventeenth Annual Graduate Student Conference
Lakehead University | March 8, 2006
The Faculty of Graduate Studies presents the Seventeenth Annual Graduate Student Conference from March 13 to 14....[continue]

Mount Allison Rights & Democracy conference to be held on campus, March 10-11
Mount Allison University | March 7, 2006
Human Rights: A Gendered Perspective is the Mount Allison Rights & Democracy Delegation’s first-ever undergraduate conference, presented in conjunction with the Centre for Canadian Studies....[continue]

Former Canadian Ambassador to Iran and Kuwait to Deliver Lecture at Trent University
Trent University | February 28, 2006
Trent University is pleased to be hosting a free, public talk by Terry Colfer, former Ambassador to Kuwait and the Islamic Republic of Iran, on Wednesday, March 8 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Senior Common Room of Lady Eaton College on the main campus....[continue]

In memoriam: Professor Emeritus George Wickens
University of Toronto | February 20, 2006
Wickens was distinguished humanities scholar...[continue]

Renowned Human Rights Expert to Deliver Talk at Trent University February 8
Trent University | February 2, 2006
Dr. Payam Akhavan to Address Human Rights Issues in Iran...[continue]

Flags, food and fun kick off York University Multicultural Week
York University | January 26, 2006
Hundreds of colorful flags will be waving, feet will be dancing and the aroma of delicious foods from around the globe will be wafting over the campus as York University students celebrate the fourth annual Multicultural Week....[continue]

York breaks down barriers for internationally educated nurses
York University | January 3, 2006
Nurses arriving in Canada as immigrants would normally have to go about the lengthy, costly and frustrating experience of starting their education from scratch – but a unique program at York University has recently opened its doors to bridge this gap....[continue]

New Scholarship Will Help Student Fulfill Dream
University of Guelph | November 21, 2005
Ask University of Guelph student Miranda Johnston how she feels about receiving one of the inaugural William and Nona Heaslip scholarships and she is at a loss for words....[continue]

Iran could be next, York prof warns
York University | November 21, 2005
In the wake of the suicide bombings in Jordan, there are signs that Iran could be next on al-Qaeda’s list, despite being a Muslim and largely anti-American country, says Dr. Michael Dartnell, a visiting professor of Political Science at York University....[continue]

Biographies of the authors
Concordia University | November 16, 2005
Mercedes Abad, born in Barcelona in 1961, pursued studies in communications at the Univesidad Autónoma in her native city....[continue]

Boredom doesn’t cause depression, study says
York University | November 7, 2005
Is boredom making you depressed?...[continue]

"Global Security, the War on Terror and the New American Century"
Dalhousie University | October 25, 2005
The 2005 Killam Lecture Series will wrap up this week with "Global Security, The War on Terror and the New American Century", led by Paul Rogers of the Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford....[continue]

Toward a New Global Order - 2005 Killam Lectures on Tap
Dalhousie University | October 12, 2005
After a brief period following the close of the Cold War when the ‘end of history’ was predicted, war and civil conflict, economic disparity and environmental insecurity present daunting challenges to the world of the 21st century....[continue]

Research May Improve Knowledge of Colon Cancer
University of Guelph | September 21, 2005
New research by University of Guelph scientists may lead to better understanding of the progression of colon cancer, one of the most common and deadly cancers....[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 the Petro-Canada Hall, School of Music, on Memorial’s St. John’s campus. All lectures in the Music, Media and Culture series are free and open to the public....[continue]

University offers to assist students affected by Hurricane Katrina
University of Toronto | September 9, 2005
The University of Toronto is joining other North American universities in relief efforts to accommodate university students affected by last week's devastating hurricane in the U.S. Gulf region....[continue]

Three Carleton University Professors Make the Top Ten in Academic Idol Competition
Carleton University | September 6, 2005
Today, the Chair and CEO for TVOntario, Isabel Bassett, announced that three Carleton University professors placed in the top ten of the first TVO Best Lecturer Competition....[continue]

September Announcements.
Redeemer College | September 1, 2005
To be of assistance to those affected by hurricane Katrina, Redeemer University College will accept up to five qualified displaced students, providing full scholarships for tuition, room and board with the generous support of anonymous donors and covering travel costs through the contributions of faculty, staff and students....[continue]

Discussion tackles Islamic cartoon debate
University of Toronto | February 10, 2005
Hundreds cram Hart House to share thoughts on crisis...[continue]



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