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Celebrity Concert Series presents Kiyoshi Nagata Ensemble
McMaster University | November 15, 2006
The Kiyoshi Nagata Ensemble will fill Convocation Hall with their rhythmic beats on Friday, Nov. 17. Their passionate, yet disciplined performance style of taiko drumming blends athleticism with artistry....[continue]

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]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | November 9, 2006
Author Madeleine Thien will read from her novel Certainty on Monday, November 20 at 7 pm at the Faculty-Staff Club, Ward Chipman Library Building as part of the Lorenzo Reading Series at the University of New Brunswick Saint John....[continue]

2,500 Original Art Items Donated to CBU
University College of Cape Breton | November 3, 2006
$500K James Nearing and Florence Giovannetti-Nearing Dragon Lair’s Collection...[continue]

SHEA, Harold Thomas
St. Mary's University | October 25, 2006
SHEA, Harold Thomas - 83, Halifax, passed away October 23, 2006....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 24, 2006
After the success of his last visit, novelist and short story writer Dennis Bock returns to UNBF to read from his newest novel, The Communist’s Daughter. The reading will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton. Everyone is welcome to attend....[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]

The BU Women's Collective presents Women's History Month Lecture Series
Brandon University | October 18, 2006
October is Women's History Month, and in recognition, the Brandon University Women's Collective presents the Women's History Lecture Series...[continue]

Poet-professor Roy Miki scores honours hat trick
Simon Fraser University | October 6, 2006
SFU English professor and Governor-General award-winning poet Roy Miki is the winner of the 2006 Nora and Ted Sterling Prize in Support of Controversy, his third significant honour this year....[continue]

Canadian Ambassador to Japan speaking at TRU conference
Thompson Rivers University | October 3, 2006
A talk entitled "The new Japanese government : New directions and implications for Canada" by Joseph Caron, Canada's Ambassador to Japan, will be a feature of the Japan Studies Association of Canada 2006 Annual Conference, to be held at Thompson Rivers University Oct. 12 to 15....[continue]

TRU a community focus this October
Thompson Rivers University | October 3, 2006
Town and gown meet at the Thompson Rivers University campus next week in a variety of public events....[continue]

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 student awarded scholarship for exchange in Japan
Mount Allison University | August 21, 2006
Mount Allison International Relations student Robertson Davis, is headed to Japan this September for a year-long student exchange with Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU) courtesy of the government of Japan....[continue]

Mount A physicists collaborate with Japanese counterparts
Mount Allison University | August 10, 2006
Mount Allison physicists have made a quantum leap…to Japan. Mount Allison University is pleased to announce the signing of an exchange agreement with Ochanomizu University, Japan...[continue]

The SMU-China Connection only grows stronger
St. Mary's University | July 28, 2006
"Saint Mary’s has a strong international focus, and we thrive on building partnerships with universities in countries around the world, such as China," says Dr. J. Colin Dodds, President of Saint Mary’s during an interview on campus....[continue]

U of T computer analyst competes in World Masters Judo Championship
University of Toronto | June 26, 2006
"Judo is a fun sport and an art of self-defence or combat, but above all a way of life," says Mohamed Khedr....[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]

Activities, academics, and real life
Mount Allison University | May 29, 2006
J. Roger Cheng, a recent Mount Allison University graduate, knows what it’s like to jump into something new headfirst....[continue]

Blues triumph at basketball tournament in Japa
University of Toronto | May 23, 2006
Experiencing Japanese culture part of the bargain...[continue]

Blues triumph at basketball tournament in Japa
University of Toronto | May 23, 2006
Experiencing Japanese culture part of the bargain...[continue]

York hosts first international conference on Asian comics, animation and gaming
York University | May 17, 2006
York University will welcome guest speakers from Asia, Europe and North America during its international conference on Asian comics, animation and gaming, May 18-19, 2006....[continue]

20 Years of Studying Family Medicine
University of Western Ontario | May 15, 2006
The Centre for Studies in Family Medicine (CSFM) celebrates 20 years ofsuccess....[continue]

Local Gifted Students Stretch Their Minds in 2006 Enrichment Program at Trent University
Trent University | May 15, 2006
Peterborough and area school boards are sending 563 students to participate in the 14th annual Trent University Mini-Enrichment Program which runs from May 2 to May 18, 2006....[continue]

Paradise Regained travels to NYC
Mount Allison University | May 12, 2006
Students from Sackville, NB and Brooklyn, NYC were onstage together once again for Paradise Regained: A Cross-Border Collaboration, performed in New York this spring....[continue]

Eleventh Annual Paint-In to Give Peace a Chance
Royal Roads University | May 8, 2006
Peace is a motherhood issue, so what better day to celebrate it than Mother’s Day and what better place to celebrate it than the Mother’s Day Paint-In and Craft Fair at Hatley Park National Historic Site?...[continue]

SPEAKER BIO - Natalia Teplova
Concordia University | April 20, 2006
Natalia Teplova is a professor at the Département d’études française at Concordia University....[continue]

York students win big at Japanese speech contest
York University | April 5, 2006
York University students won almost half of the top prizes at the 17th Annual National Japanese Speech Contest held on campus on Sunday....[continue]

U of C presents lecture by Zen high priest
University of Calgary | April 4, 2006
Zen high priest, professor and internationally acclaimed landscape architect, Reverend Shunmyo Masuno, will present a lecture on Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce....[continue]

Six-shooters or automatics, gun culture barrels along
University of Calgary | March 14, 2006
Gang violence has become an unwelcome part of big city life, but the gun culture it embraces isn’t that distant from Calgary’s own Western roots, according to a University of Calgary English professor....[continue]

Hatley Park Renovates Museum, Relaunches Gardens
Royal Roads University | March 14, 2006
The next phase of visitor services at Hatley Park National Historic Site, home to Royal Roads University, will be introduced May 1 with upgrades to the Hatley Castle museum, the introduction of new visitor events and activities, and defining a paid visitor attractions area for the castle and some of the heritage gardens....[continue]

Japanese Speech Contest Attracts Atlantic Canadian University Participants
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | March 13, 2006
The eighth annual Atlantic Canadian Japanese Speech Contest will be held Saturday, March 18, at Tilley Hall on the campus of the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton....[continue]

Queen’s economist wins top national research award
Queen's University | March 10, 2006
Queen's University Professor Gregor Smith is the 2006 recipient of one of Canada's top awards in the field of economics: the Bank of Canada Research Fellowship....[continue]

Malaspina’s international students host Japanese Festival March 18
Malaspina University College | March 9, 2006
Japanese culture and traditions will be on display at Malaspina University-College during the third annual Japanese festival on Saturday, March 18 from 11 am to 4 pm at the Nanaimo Campus....[continue]

Experience the Kiyoshi Nagata Ensemble in concert, March 4
Mount Allison University | February 28, 2006
The Mount Allison Performing Arts Series invites you to Convocation Hall (37 York Street) on Saturday, March 4 at 8 p.m. for a thrilling evening of taiko drumming by the Kiyoshi Nagata Ensemble (KNE)....[continue]

UBC Creates First North American Contemporary Buddhism Studies Program With $4 Million Gift
University of British Columbia | February 2, 2006
The University of British Columbia has established North America’s first Buddhism and Contemporary Society program thanks to a $4 million gift from The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation....[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]

The Mount Allison Performing Arts Series continues with pianist Jennifer Lim, Jan. 31
Mount Allison University | January 24, 2006
The Mount Allison Performing Arts Series invites all music- lovers to Brunton Auditorium (134 Main Street, Sackville, NB) on Tuesday, January 31 at 8 p.m. for a performance by the Canadian piano virtuoso Jennifer Lim....[continue]

Like a nightingale: Profile of Barry St. Dennis
University of Toronto | January 9, 2006
Faculty of Nursing staffer is official tenor for Empire Club...[continue]

Want to teach in Japan? Then click here
St. Mary's University | December 2, 2005
Two Saint Mary's University representatives from the International Activities Office, Heidi Taylor and Rebecca Fitzgerald, recently visited Seiko Gakuen Bilingual School in Tokushima, Japan to discuss details of the program through which young Canadians gain international teaching experience....[continue]

'Father' of free trade wins gold medal for research
Simon Fraser University | December 1, 2005
Renowned Canadian economist Richard Lipsey received the 2005 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Gold Medal - the Council's highest honour - last night during a ceremony at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver....[continue]



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