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Six York profs in the running for TVO's Best Lecturer 2007
York University | October 26, 2006
Six York professors have made the ‘top 30’ cut in TVOntario’s competition for Best Lecturer 2007.

UTSC student wins prestigious awardWorldly undergrad seeks out life experiences beyond the classroom
University of Toronto | October 24, 2006
A global perspective comes naturally to Eliza Jiang Chen, the first recipient of the prestigious Jon S. Dellandrea Award for International Students....[continue]

UW joins Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies consortium
University of Waterloo | October 12, 2006
The University of Waterloo will hold a special event next week to officially announce its partnership with one of North America's leading libraries in Renaissance studies....[continue]

McMaster named one of world's top 100 universities
McMaster University | September 19, 2006
McMaster University has been named one of the Top 100 universities in the world--one of only four Canadian universities to make the list....[continue]

Globalization through a cultural lens
McMaster University | August 8, 2006
On July 3, in Budapest, Hungary more than 400 international graduate students and junior faculty from 67 countries gathered at the Central European University (CEU) to open the 2006 Summer University (SUN) program. Of those students, 25 attended the CEU program specifically to study under Szeman, McMaster's former director the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition, and explore those very questions....[continue]

Eight York profs vie for TVO's Best Lecturer 2007
York University | July 26, 2006
Producers of "Big Ideas" have selected political science Prof. Olivier Courteaux; humanities Prof. Andrea Davis; theatre Prof. Robert Fothergill; law Prof. Allan Hutchinson; education Prof. Heather Lotherington; political science Prof. Stephen Newman; biology Prof. Mark Vicari; and law Prof. Alan Young. They are among 71 chosen from 155 eligible candidates nominated by students and alumni of 19 Ontario colleges and universities....[continue]

U of C professor serves as international observer in Mexican election
University of Calgary | June 23, 2006
Julia Murphy, assistant professor, Department of Anthropology and Fellow, Latin American Research Centre, will be available to respond to media questions about the Mexico general election before, during and following the election....[continue]

American literature, a Cuban writer, and workplace safety??
Mount Allison University | June 21, 2006
What do workplace safety, American literature, and Cuban author José Antonio Ramos Aguirre have in common?...[continue]

Spring Convocation follows SFU Open House celebration
Simon Fraser University | May 24, 2006
Simon Fraser University has a lot to celebrate in June — from its 40th anniversary Open House on June 3 to spring Convocation on June 7, 8 and 9....[continue]

Spring Convocation follows SFU Open House celebration
Simon Fraser University | May 24, 2006
Simon Fraser University has a lot to celebrate in June — from its 40th anniversary Open House on June 3 to spring Convocation on June 7, 8 and 9....[continue]

Mount A students head to Peru for cultural exchange and humanitarian work
Mount Allison University | May 5, 2006
From May 5 to 21, three Mount Allison students, Jenna Murphy, Lovette Tannock, and Jessica Grant, and Ginny Wilmhoff, St. Vincent’s Roman Catholic Church’s youth/student minister, will be in Lima, Peru, participating in Canadian Catholic Campus Ministry’s (CCCM) Global Connections program....[continue]

UofW's new Canada Research Chair tackles social challenges of epidemics
University of Windsor | April 28, 2006
A University of Windsor History professor who is examining how public health experts allay fears and ethnic scapegoating during times of epidemic has been appointed a Canada Research Chair in the History of International Health....[continue]

York student levy supports Sudanese refugee student
York University | April 18, 2006
Simon Thon Kuany says he is grateful to each and every York University student who is supporting his first year of university....[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]

New Brunswick lieutenant-governor to lecture on Acadian diaspora
Wilfrid Laurier University | March 1, 2006
The lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick will discuss the ethnic cleansing of Canada’s east coast when he visits Wilfrid Laurier University....[continue]

Forensic Anthropologist Speaks About Digging Into Guatemala's Past
University of Northern British Columbia | February 22, 2006
On March 2nd at 7:00 pm, in room 7-238 at UNBC, members of the public are invited to attend a public lecture presented by an international expert on the forensic archaeological investigations of war crimes....[continue]

Lakehead U History Professor Goes to Korea on Fellowship
Lakehead University | January 27, 2006
A Lakehead University History professor has been awarded a Junior Fellowship at the Academy of Korean Studies....[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]

Diaspora series opens with illustrated lecture on Asian media
Wilfrid Laurier University | January 23, 2006
A video artist and writer who made his mark tackling such controversial topics as racism and gay pornography will deliver the first of four lectures on diaspora, which generally describes people forced to live far from home due to political calamity....[continue]

Faculty members honoured with international awards
University of Calgary | December 1, 2005
The fifth annual University of Calgary Internationalization Achievement Awards (UCIAA) were handed out at the Rozsa Centre on November 30....[continue]

University to host prestigious seminar on globalization and community in the Americas
University of Toronto | November 8, 2005
International scholars to examine global dynamics and labour history...[continue]

Three Saint Mary's University Computer Science students kept alive a string of unmatched excellence for their school
St. Mary's University | October 25, 2005
Canada Visiting Research Chair in Brazilian Studies would like to announce an upcoming lecture"Latin American Metropolis: Poverty, Vulnerability and Social Networks"...[continue]

Prestigious Academic Achievement for Trent Professor
Trent University | October 17, 2005
Dr. David Sheinin, a Trent University history professor, is the first ever Canadian to be voted an Académico Correspondiente (Corresponding Academic) of the Academia Nacional de la Historia de la República Argentina or the National Academy of History of the Argentine Republic....[continue]

Mexican President meets with U of C leaders, students
University of Calgary | September 29, 2005
Mexican President Vicente Fox's visit to the University of Calgary today adds further momentum to the already-thriving relationship between the university and Mexico....[continue]

MEDIA ADVISORY: President of Mexico to visit the University of Calgary
University of Calgary | September 28, 2005
Mexican President Vicente Fox will visit the University of Calgary on Thursday, September 29, 2005. President Fox will have a private meeting with University of Calgary President Dr. Harvey Weingarten....[continue]

Largest One-day Orientation in Canada to be Held at UBC
University of British Columbia | September 2, 2005
ancouver campus first-year student orientation....[continue]



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