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Malaspina University-College student studies tongue-eating parasite
Malaspina University College | November 14, 2006
A passion for parasites led Malaspina University-College Biology student Aya Murakami all the way to Ireland....[continue]

SMU and Halifax Welcome World Renowned Peace Leader
St. Mary's University | November 10, 2006
Dr. Lawrence Edward Carter Sr. is a man admired by many....[continue]

2,500 Original Art Items Donated to Cape Breton University $500K James Nearing and Florence Giovannetti-Nearing Dragon Lair’s Collection
University College of Cape Breton | November 7, 2006
Cape Breton novelist, Frank Macdonald, has been nominated for the largest and most international literary prize of its kind, the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award....[continue]

Memorial University to hold fall convocation ceremonies on Friday, Oct. 20, 2006
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 13, 2006
Three prominent writers will be honoured during Memorial University's fall convocation ceremonies, taking place at the St. John’s Arts and Culture on Friday, Oct. 20. Over 500 students will receive degrees during the three sessions of convocation being held on that day at 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m....[continue]

Dr. Megumi Masaki appointed as Artistic Director of Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition
Brandon University | October 12, 2006
Brandon University School of Music Piano Professor and renowned performer Dr. Megumi Masaki has been appointed Artistic Director of the The Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, effective in October 2007....[continue]

Craig Lawrence Dobbin: 1935 to 2006
St. Mary's University | October 10, 2006
Craig Lawrence Dobbin OC, D.Sc.(h.c.), LL.D (1935 to 2006) passed away on October 7....[continue]

Poets On Campus series starts at Mal-U
Malaspina University College | September 7, 2006
Experience poetry the way it was meant to be – live and out loud during weekly poetry events at Malaspina University-College....[continue]

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

Researchers target Down syndrome progress
Simon Fraser University | August 21, 2006
SFU researchers working to improve the quality of life for those with Down syndrome (DS) will join international experts for the 9th World Down Syndrome Congress in Vancouver, Aug. 22-26. The meetings will focus on progress being made in DS research....[continue]

BYRNE, Cyril Joseph, C.M., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus
St. Mary's University | August 18, 2006
BYRNE, Cyril Joseph, C.M., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus - 66, passed away in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, on August 16, 2006, after a 15-month struggle with cancer....[continue]

Pipe bands first and second
Simon Fraser University | August 13, 2006
It was a first and a second for the Simon Fraser University pipe bands atthe World Pipe Band Championships in Scotland August 12.The junior Robert Malcolm Memorial pipe band placed first in the Grade 2 competition at Glasgow Green – and the famed senior SFU Pipe Band placedsecond in the prime Grade 1 event....[continue]

University of Ottawa Chancellor’s Scholarships – Continuing Success Stories and Experiences
University of Ottawa | August 1, 2006
The University of Ottawa is proud to announce the winners of the 2006-2007 Chancellor’s Scholarship....[continue]

Trent Professor Awarded Ireland Canada University Foundation Scholarship
Trent University | July 29, 2006
Dr. Julian Aherne, a professor in the department of Environmental Resource Studies at Trent University, has been awarded the $8,000 Ireland Canada University Foundation (ICUF) Scotia Capital Bank Scholarship to fund a research visit to Ireland to initiate collaborative work with Irish researchers involved in forest ecosystem monitoring....[continue]

Holding a mirror up to humanity
McGill University | July 14, 2006
Statisticians who trace all matters biological to descend on McGill campus...[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]

Public talk on pine marten by international researcher
Memorial University of Newfoundland | June 16, 2006
Those interested in pine marten will want to attend a public talk by Dr. Peter Turner at Grenfell College....[continue]

Researchers at York receive $3 million from SSHRC
York University | June 15, 2006
York university researchers have been awarded almost $3 million in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)....[continue]

Nipissing University is pleased to play a part in welcoming rock group Cagibi to North Bay
Nipissing University | June 5, 2006
Nipissing University will bestow honorary degrees to seven individuals at this year’s convocation ceremonies, celebrating a diverse group of individuals ranging from the Auditor General of Canada to a world-famous hockey dad....[continue]

Memorial Presents: Meeting the Challenge of Regional Economic Development: Lessons from Ireland
Memorial University of Newfoundland | May 30, 2006
The "Celtic Tiger" is often cited as a classic example of how a small economy can prosper. What is less well known is that the Irish economy is currently going through a period of transition as it continues its efforts to attract inward investment while at the same time redressing the imbalance in economic development between Dublin and rural Ireland....[continue]

International conference on bullying addresses understanding and learning
Queen's University | May 18, 2006
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, will serve as the official patron of a new national network to address problems of childhood bullying....[continue]

Well-Known Canadian pianist appointed to BU School Of Music
Brandon University | May 10, 2006
Dr. Glen Carruthers, Dean of the School of Music, Brandon University, announced this week the appointment of Canadian pianist Megumi Masaki to the full-time teaching faculty....[continue]

Say Ah-Choo at SMU
St. Mary's University | May 9, 2006
The sight of lush green grass, and fields and forests bursting into bloom is a joyful one after a long winter....[continue]

Saint Mary's In the News
St. Mary's University | May 5, 2006
Dr. J. Colin Dodds, President of Saint Mary’s, appeared in The Halifax Chronicle-Herald and The Halifax Daily News where he praised the recent $400,000.00 gift to the Hearts and Minds Capital Campaign from BMO Financial Group....[continue]

University of Toronto announces two senior appointments
University of Toronto | May 1, 2006
The University of Toronto announced two senior appointments today that will help strengthen its position as Canada’s leading research university with a strong commitment to students....[continue]

The Power of Play comes to Brock
Brock University | April 26, 2006
The Association for the Study of Play (TASP) will host their 32nd Annual Meeting at Brock University, from Wednesday, May 17 to Saturday, May 20....[continue]

International study shows need for smoke-free law to protect public health
University of Waterloo | March 16, 2006
A University of Waterloo researcher who participated in a major international study measuring the impact of smoking on air quality in Irish pubs around the world says the results made public today underscore the need for smoke-free laws to protect public health....[continue]

Bishop’s University Business students victorious at international competition
Bishop's University | March 16, 2006
While other Bishop’s students were enjoying Reading Week, four students from the Williams School of Business were busy taking on, and beating, universities from around the world at the 11th Annual Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) undergraduate case competition in Oslo, Norway....[continue]

The Shamrock and the Maple Leaf
University of Victoria | March 15, 2006
University of Victoria Irish expert Elizabeth Grove-White says she won’t be drinking green beer to symbolize her Irish heritage on St. Patrick’s Day....[continue]

Celebrate Spring with the Mount Allison choral singers, March 12 & 14
Mount Allison University | March 8, 2006
On Sunday, March 12 at 3 p.m. Trinity-St. Stephen’s Church in Amherst, Nova Scotia, will host the Mount Allison University Choral Society in a performance of Beethoven’s Mass in C Major (1807)....[continue]

Day off in Newfoundland, thanks to the luck of the Irish
Memorial University of Newfoundland | March 8, 2006
Canadians from coast to coast will don their best green duds and drink dyed-green suds after work this St. Patrick’s Day, but workers in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador can take a holiday to reflect on the province’s Irish roots....[continue]

International Women’s Day speaker looks at feminism and war, March 8
Mount Allison University | March 2, 2006
Dr. Cynthia Enloe, this year’s International Women’s Day Speaker at Mount Allison University will present a lecture on Wednesday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Crabtree Auditorium entitled "Turning on Our Feminist Curiosities to Make Sense of War."...[continue]

Cultural Outreach Extravaganza Scheduled for March 4 and 5 at Trent University
Trent University | February 27, 2006
The Trent International Students Association (TISA) will present their annual Cultural Outreach celebrations on Saturday, March 4 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wenjack Theatre on Trent University's main campus....[continue]

Luck of the Irish Lottery Heats Up!
University College of Cape Breton | February 23, 2006
New early bird draw to Cuba set for March 8; O’Brien’s take first early bird prize...[continue]

Infertile Irish couples face complex issues
Memorial University of Newfoundland | February 23, 2006
On Friday, Feb. 24, a medical anthropology researcher at Memorial University will discuss the complex social, political and medical interactions that face Irish couples struggling with infertility....[continue]

Visiting gallery intern example of Irish partnership in the works
Memorial University of Newfoundland | February 14, 2006
An arts management student from the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology in Ireland has landed a 10-week internship at the Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery....[continue]

Nipissing University offering tastes of the world
Nipissing University | February 2, 2006
Tasty treats from around the world will be on offer at Nipissing University Saturday, February 4, as the university hosts its second annual international food festival....[continue]

Ten UW students honoured for volunteerism
University of Waterloo | January 10, 2006
University of Waterloo students not only attend classes, write essays and study for exams, they manage to find time as volunteers to help out local youth, immigrants, seniors - even urban wildlife....[continue]

Hart House debaters take gold at World University Debating Championship
University of Toronto | January 5, 2006
Duo downs more than 320 other teams...[continue]

Flags to Be At Half-Mast Monday in Memory of Horticulturist, Student
University of Guelph | January 5, 2006
Campus flags will be at half-mast Monday to mark the Saturday memorial service for Henry Kock, a horticulturist at the Arboretum for more than 25 years, who died Dec. 25....[continue]



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