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It Takes a Society: Fighting Childhood Obesity
McGill University | October 18, 2006
The undisputed pandemic of childhood obesity worldwide threatens to be the major public health problem of the new century. We have created a modern society in which the first generation of children of the new millennium could be the first since the rise of the industrial revolution to have a shorter lifespan than its predecessors....[continue]

2006 Nobel Prize Winner to Speak at SMU: Muhammad Yunus expected to draw big audience
St. Mary's University | October 17, 2006
Professor Muhammad Yunus, who is a recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, will conduct a lecture at Saint Mary’s University....[continue]

Three Santamarians will be saluted at Saint Mary’s Fall Convocation
St. Mary's University | October 17, 2006
Saint Mary’s University will be paying tribute to three of its own at this year’s Fall Convocation....[continue]

U of G Ranked Among World's Top Ag Research Institutions
University of Guelph | October 16, 2006
The University of Guelph ranked seventh among universities worldwide for its impact on agricultural sciences during the past decade, a study by Science Watch reveals....[continue]

COM DEV delivers key instrument for Europe's deep space observatory, UW scientist leads research team
University of Waterloo | October 13, 2006
Canada's largest manufacturer of space hardware subsystems is today unveiling a key component of an international satellite that will, among other things, search for water in the deepest reaches of space....[continue]

Professors to be honoured for teaching and research excellence
Brock University | October 13, 2006
Brock University will honour three faculty members for their contributions to teaching and research as part of the second ceremony of its Fall Convocation to be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m., in the Ian D. Beddis Gymnasium, located in the Walker Complex....[continue]

Chester Ronning Centre for the Study of Religion and Public Life
Augustana University College | October 10, 2006
Canadians have been called to rethink our nation’s international commitments. We face both new and persistent challenges: terrorism, conflict between nations, poverty, ecological crises, and pandemics....[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]

Faculty of Law forms unique partnership with International Criminal Court
University of Toronto | October 2, 2006
Collaboration is a first in North America...[continue]

Stephen Lewis speaks at Nipissing University
Nipissing University | September 29, 2006
Canada failing in foreign aid, HIV-AIDS activist says...[continue]

Hungary recognizes contributions of McMaster professor
McMaster University | September 25, 2006
A rare honour has been bestowed on Tamas Terlaky, professor of Computing and Software at McMaster....[continue]

Governor General’s Award winner joins Mount A
Mount Allison University | August 24, 2006
Mount Allison University is excited to welcome Canadian Studies scholar Dr. Christl Verduyn to campus....[continue]

Age no barrier to university degrees or career change at Malaspina
Malaspina University College | August 18, 2006
You’re never too old to hit the books....[continue]

School of Music 100th Anniversary Reunion: August 18 – 20, 2006
Brandon University | August 14, 2006
The School of Music reunion, celebrating 100 years of music instruction at Brandon University, takes place August 18-20, 2006...[continue]

Life-long interest in meteorites pays off for B.C. woman
University of Calgary | July 31, 2006
The first new meteorite identified in Canada this year is also one of the smallest ever found in the country and is the highlight of a British Columbia woman’s life-long interest in space rocks, after she discovered the specimen in 1968....[continue]

UTSC photo contest showcases hobby photographers
University of Toronto | July 10, 2006
Winners’ work will hang in graduate student lounge...[continue]

Windsor Drama School first in Canada to host international acting workshop
University of Windsor | July 6, 2006
The University of Windsor’s School of Dramatic Art will be the host of The Michael Chekhov Association’s annual International Michael Chekhov Workshop and Festival from July 6 through 15....[continue]

Alberta Universities Rank in the Top 10 in New Study on University Publications
University of Alberta | June 27, 2006
In a new study on university publications by RE$EARCH Infosource Inc., the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary rank ninth and 10th in the medical/doctoral category, while the University of Lethbridge ranks fourth in the undergraduate category....[continue]

York U Hosts A World of Dance
York University | June 27, 2006
mjwarner@edu.yorku.caMary-Lou Schagena, Communications, Faculty of Fine Arts, York University416.736.2100 ext. 20421...[continue]

School of Music Reunion to celebrate 100 years of music instruction at BU
Brandon University | June 15, 2006
The School of Music reunion, celebrating 100 years of music instruction at Brandon University, takes place August 18-20, 2006....[continue]

In memoriam: Professor Hubert Van Tol
University of Toronto | May 8, 2006
Van Tol was brilliant scientist...[continue]

Two named University Professors
University of Toronto | May 5, 2006
Professors Geoffrey Hinton and Trevor Levere receive university's highest honour...[continue]

Four to Receive Honorary Degrees at Encaenia
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | May 4, 2006
The University of New Brunswick in Fredericton will grant honorary degrees to four outstanding individuals during its 177th Encaenia celebrations May 17 and 18....[continue]

McGill leadership in research enhanced with seven new Canada Research Chairs
McGill University | April 28, 2006
McGill's ranking as Canada's most research-intensive university was further enhanced today with the announcement of seven new Canada Research Chairs, bringing the total of CRCs at McGill to 122....[continue]

York/Sheridan design student in Italy to represent Canada in glass design competition
York University | April 5, 2006
Nelson Cheng, a second-year student, is enjoying the ultimate martini cocktail experience....[continue]

Two uOttawa research projects short-listed for international venture project
University of Ottawa | March 21, 2006
Of 17 initial proposals from institutions across Canada, two research teams at the University of Ottawa have been invited to further develop their proposals for the International Joint Venture Project competition....[continue]

Scientists Identify Unexpected Source of "Good Cholesterol"
University of British Columbia | March 16, 2006
Scientists at the University of British Columbia’s Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics have provided the first definitive proof that the intestine, together with the liver, produce nearly all of the body’s "good cholesterol."...[continue]

UW mathematician receives prestigious national award
University of Waterloo | March 15, 2006
A University of Waterloo faculty member is the recipient of the prestigious Coxeter-James Prize for 2006 awarded by the Canadian Mathematical Society....[continue]

CBU and AgraPoint Nova Scotia Partner …
University College of Cape Breton | March 3, 2006
Plans are underway by Cape Breton University and AgraPoint Nova Scotia to present a conference on agriculture in the Atlantic Region in July, 2006....[continue]

Trent University Announces 2006/2007 Ashley Fellows
Trent University | February 27, 2006
For the second year in a row, the Senate of Trent University has appointed two Ashley Fellows for the upcoming academic year – Dr. David Montgomery, a well-known historian of the American labour movement, and Dr. Peter Stephenson, an internationally-recognized senior medical anthropologist....[continue]

Mount Allison University announces new President
Mount Allison University | December 20, 2005
The Board of Regents of Mount Allison University has appointed Dr. Robert Campbell as the next University President. Dr. Campbell has recently completed a term as Dean of Arts at Wilfrid Laurier University and will begin his new position on July 1, 2006 for a five-year term....[continue]

Immigrant youth better off if still attached to their ethnic culture, largest-ever international study finds
Queen's University | November 16, 2005
Immigrant youth are better able to handle discrimination, have fewer emotional problems, and get along better in school and in the community when they remain strongly attached to their own ethnic culture rather than try to melt into a national culture, a Queen’s University-based international psychological study has found....[continue]

Laurier PhD candidate evaluates the impact of Environmental Information Systems
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 31, 2005
Geography and environmental studies PhD candidate Abednego Aryee has received a $19,000 Doctoral Research Award from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC)....[continue]

U of S Scientist Wins Prix Galien Canada Research Award
University of Saskatchewan | October 20, 2005
Lorne Babiuk, director of the University of Saskatchewan's Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO), has been named the 2005 recipient of the Prix Galien Canada Research Award which honors a leading researcher judged to have made the most significant contribution to pharmaceutical research in the country....[continue]

U of C gearing up for "U-Bike" program
University of Calgary | October 18, 2005
Free campus-wide bicycle programtakes recycling and sustainability to a new level...[continue]

SOEON FINISH: U of C's Soleon: Best in class, among top 10 in world
University of Calgary | September 30, 2005
Chalk up another continent and 3,000 kilometres for the little solar-powered car from the University of Calgary....[continue]

SOLEON DAY 5: Flying, hopping and buzzing: a race on the wild side
University of Calgary | September 29, 2005
Students in the U of C's Solar Car team came to the Australian Outback forewarned about venomous spiders and snakes, but no one told them about an annoying little creature with a wing span of a few millimetres: the common bush fly....[continue]

SOLEON DAY 2: Dead kangaroos? No problem, if you're trailing the Dutch
University of Calgary | September 26, 2005
When a highway goes through a natural area like the Australian Outback, road kill is one of the unfortunate consequences. But thanks to the front-running Dutch team in the Panasonic World Solar Challenge, you'd never know it....[continue]

Panasonic World Solar Challenge:Soleon sails through scrutineering,readies for time trials
University of Calgary | September 22, 2005
A finicky turn signal was the only hiccup Thursday when the University of Calgary’s solar car successfully underwent scrutineering for the 2005 Panasonic World Solar Challenge, which begins Sunday in Darwin, Australia....[continue]

Weekbook, Sept. 12 to 18, 2005
University of Waterloo | September 9, 2005
Upcoming events on campus...[continue]



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