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Queen's in the News
Queen's University | November 16, 2006
Sharry Aiken (Law) discusses the issue of undocumented migrants working underground in Canada in the Toronto Star and Kitchener, Cambridge and Waterloo Record....[continue]

Food Chain Faces Serious Sting, Says U of G Prof
University of Guelph | November 16, 2006
The decline of the buzzing sound from bees may be music to some peopleís ears, but a University of Guelph professor is part of a team of researchers that say shrinking pollinator populations in North America pose a serious threat to our plants, food chain and economy....[continue]

Laurier to graduate 879 students in fall convocation
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 27, 2006
Just under 900 students from all schools and faculties from the Waterloo and Brantford campuses of Wilfrid Laurier University will officially graduate today during the universityís fall convocation ceremony....[continue]

Professional Colleagues Program and the Save the K-W Symphony Campaign
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 18, 2006
The Laurier Professional Colleagues program provides an opportunity for faculty members, staff and retirees to show their support for the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony by sponsoring a concert....[continue]

CTVís Lisa LaFlamme receives honorary doctor of laws degree from Wilfrid Laurier University
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 17, 2006
Wilfrid Laurier University will bestow an honorary doctor of laws degree on Lisa LaFlamme, CTV News national affairs correspondent and Kitchener-Waterloo native, during Laurierís fall convocation ceremony on Friday, October 27, 2006....[continue]

#6 Hawks defeat Blues 68-7
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 16, 2006
Ryan Lynch of Waterloo, Ont. rushed for 196 yards and Laurierís first three touchdowns as the number six nationally ranked Golden Hawks (6-1) defeated the University of Toronto Varsity Blues (0-7) 68-7 in front of a crowd of 1,059....[continue]

Laurier faculty of music to donate concert revenues to the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 11, 2006
The faculty of music at Wilfrid Laurier University opens its ensemble concert season on October 14 and 15 with the WLU Symphony Orchestra, conducted by professor Paul Pulford....[continue]

Mount Allisonís Performing Arts Series presents the Lafayette String Quartet, Oct. 14- CANCELLED
Mount Allison University | October 10, 2006
Mount Allison Universityís Performing Arts Series continues with its second concert of the season on Saturday, October 14, at 8 p.m. in Brunton Auditorium with the renowned Lafayette String Quartet....[continue]

SMU In the News
St. Mary's University | October 10, 2006
Dr. J. Colin Dodds, President of Saint Maryís, was quoted in The Halifax Chronicle Herald where he spoke about the $300,000.00 in funding from NSERC (Natural Science and Engineering Research Council) to science researchers at Saint Maryís....[continue]

Pro Series Celebrates Mozart's 250th Birthday In Style
Brandon University | October 3, 2006
The BU School of Music's Mozart Series marks the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth with performances of his greatest chamber works by the Jarvis Quintet....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | October 2, 2006
David Thomson (Statistics) discusses his research that uses a radio solar telescope to examine the reasons for dropped cell phone calls in the Globe and Mail....[continue]

Sudent's determination to help homeland is met by skepticism, hostility . . . and signs of healing
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 2, 2006
Under a tree in a camp in northern Uganda where former child soldiers make their home, Ayiko Solomon found treasure....[continue]

Faculty of engineering awards Alumni Achievement Medals
University of Waterloo | September 29, 2006
The University of Waterloo faculty of engineering has announced the recipients of this year's Alumni Achievement Medals....[continue]

Laurier faculty of social work formally opens new Kitchener facility and celebrates facultyís 40th anniversary
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 29, 2006
Laurierís Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work (FSW) formally opened its new Kitchener facility and commemorated the FSWís 40th anniversary at celebration events held on Thursday, September 28....[continue]

Free events offered to students as part of Launchpad $50K kickoff and Entrepreneur Week
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 28, 2006
Friday, September 29 begins a high-profile week devoted to entrepreneurs in Waterloo Region, starting with Laurierís Launchpad $50K kickoff on Friday afternoon and continuing the following week with Communitechís Entrepreneur Week....[continue]

Brandon University's Kerry DuWors Receives Rare 1747 Violin
Brandon University | September 25, 2006
The Canada Council for the Arts announced today that violinist Kerry DuWors, a faculty member at BU School of Music since 2004, has been awarded, for the second time in a row, a rare instrument from the Canada Council Musical Instrument Bank....[continue]

AULD, Stewart Edward
St. Mary's University | September 25, 2006
AULD, Stewart Edward - 65, passed away in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax, on September 20, 2006....[continue]

Open House - Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 21, 2006
Members of the Laurier community as well as the general public are invited to visit the Wilfrid Laurier University Kitchener Campus to see the new location of the Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work....[continue]

UW president shares vision of Waterloo Region as knowledge capital by 2010
University of Waterloo | September 21, 2006
David Johnston, president of the University of Waterloo, today outlined 10 goals to make Waterloo Region Canadaís knowledge capital by 2010 and invited the community to develop the next 10....[continue]

Edna Staebler passes away
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 13, 2006
Edna Staebler, a long-time friend of Wilfrid Laurier University and one of Waterloo Regionís most beloved residents, died Tuesday night in her 101st year....[continue]

Laurier social work students praise location in heart of the city
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 8, 2006
Laurier social work students praise location in heart of the city...[continue]

SMU in the News
St. Mary's University | August 22, 2006
Dr. Kevin Vessey, Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, spoke about outdoor plants on CBC Nationalís Quirks and Quarks radio program....[continue]

Study Looking at Time Teens, Parents Spend Together, Apart
University of Guelph | August 1, 2006
A University of Guelph PhD student and registered couple and family therapist is interviewing older adolescents and their parents to find out how the time they spend together and apart influences their relationships....[continue]

Wilfrid Laurier University receives government approval for new faculty of education
University of Western Ontario | July 25, 2006
John Milloy, MPP Kitchener centre, on behalf of Chris Bentley, minister of training, colleges and universities, was joined by Robert Rosehart, president of Wilfrid Laurier University, to announce the ministryís approval for Wilfrid Laurier to apply to operate a faculty of education....[continue]

From hardship to hope
Wilfrid Laurier University | July 17, 2006
Haunted by troubled childhood in Uganda, WLU student plans to return - and help...[continue]

Kelton takes on second term as head of Faculty of Health Sciences
McMaster University | July 13, 2006
In the past five years, McMaster's Faculty of Health Sciences has undergone tremendous growth in its dual mandates of education and research....[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]

Mission to MAC welcomes new students
McMaster University | July 10, 2006
Alumni Association reaches out to outlying communities...[continue]

Research plus rehabilitation: Laurier kinesiologist studies exercise as Parkinson's therapy
Wilfrid Laurier University | July 7, 2006
At innovative WLU clinic, kinesiologist studies exercise as Parkinson's therapy...[continue]

Research plus rehabilitation: Laurier kinesiologist studies exercise as Parkinson's therapy
Wilfrid Laurier University | July 7, 2006
At innovative WLU clinic, kinesiologist studies exercise as Parkinson's therapy...[continue]

Wilfrid Laurier University appoints business and community leaders to board of governors
Wilfrid Laurier University | July 4, 2006
The Laurier board of governors recently welcomed business and community leaders Farouk Ahamed, Cal Bricker, Claire Duboc and Phil McColeman to the universityís governing body....[continue]

Eric Nagler headlines as 'green' Canada Day celebrated at UW
University of Waterloo | June 28, 2006
Renowned children's entertainer Eric Nagler will be one of the main attractions at the 22nd annual Canada Day celebrations on Saturday (July 1) staged by the University of Waterloo at Columbia Lake....[continue]

Laurier establishing unique Parkinsonís research/rehabilitation centre
Wilfrid Laurier University | June 13, 2006
In a Waterloo community-based clinic, a Laurier professor is fighting a disease that affects 100,000 Canadians, and local patients are reaping the benefits....[continue]

Convocations mark success of over 1,700 Laurier students
Wilfrid Laurier University | June 7, 2006
Wilfrid Laurier University will celebrate student achievement during five spring convocation ceremonies this Thursday and Friday in Waterloo, and next Wednesday in Brantford. By 10 a.m. today, Laurier students had completed the program requirements for 1,744 degrees and diplomas....[continue]

UW's launches annual Keystone Campaign fund-raising appeal
University of Waterloo | June 5, 2006
The University of Waterloo will host Camp Keystone -- complete with a parade, games and lunch -- this Thursday to launch the annual Keystone Campaign fund-raising appeal and celebrate its many achievements....[continue]

Laurier grad starts organic revolution
Wilfrid Laurier University | June 1, 2006
Free organic gardening service and produce exchanged for use of urban green space...[continue]

Volunteering is like breathing" for Laurier student
Wilfrid Laurier University | May 29, 2006
Goretsas, 22, is a psychology and communications student at Wilfrid Laurier University who will graduate next year....[continue]

$1-million grant helps launch Centre for Community Service-Learning
Wilfrid Laurier University | May 29, 2006
Freshmen at Wilfrid Laurier University hit the streets to shine shoes for a cystic fibrosis fundraiser even before they crack their first textbook....[continue]

Queen's geographer seeks explanation for "dynamic cities"
Queen's University | May 17, 2006
What makes some Canadian cities more dynamic and innovative than others?...[continue]

Haverstock, Bayda and Sawa to receive honorary degrees
University of Regina | May 10, 2006
Saskatchewanís lieutenant-governor, the provinceís chief justice, and a popular maestro will receive honorary doctoral degrees at the University of Regina's spring convocation, to be held June 5-7, 2006, at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina....[continue]



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