Canadian University and Community College Directory
Student InfoGraduationEmploymentNews

Canada Peace News from Canadian Universities

Canadian Campus Newswire

Peace - Press Releases | Arts, Humanities and Social Science

Muhammad Yunus: Together we can put an end to poverty throughout the world
St. Mary's University | November 15, 2006

Laurier researchers assemble holistic picture of history and future of climate change
Wilfrid Laurier University | November 15, 2006
Award-winning Laurier researchers are looking at Canada’s northern ecosystems from both a human and natural science approach – providing a holistic picture of the history and the future of climate change....[continue]

Visiting UN official focuses on harnessing power of sport
University of Toronto | November 14, 2006
Guest lecture addresses UN’s efforts to furthers its agenda through physical activity...[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]

Gallery of Distinction honours six community leaders
McMaster University | November 9, 2006
Six outstanding citizens who have made an indelible mark on the City of Hamilton through their leadership, dedication and talent were honoured at the annual Hamilton Gallery of Distinction Awards Dinner on Nov. 8....[continue]

Leadership Mount Allison Speaker Series concludes with the "Peace Mom," Nov. 14
Mount Allison University | November 9, 2006
Cindy Sheehan, better known as the "Peace Mom" by the media, will be coming to Atlantic Canada for the first time as the final speaker in Mount Allison’s Leadership Certificate Program 2006 Speaker Series....[continue]

Malaspina’s Welding Program marks 50th Anniversary
Malaspina University College | November 7, 2006
Like all trades, welding is not what it was 50 years ago when the Vocational Training School (VTS) began offering it in Nanaimo....[continue]

Augustana professor receives Royal Norwegian Order of Merit
Augustana University College | November 7, 2006
Dr. Ingrid Urberg, Associate Professor of Scandinavian Studies at Augustana Campus, University of Alberta, today was made an Officer of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit for her work in promoting the language and culture of that country....[continue]

Rethinking productivity: Turning the globalization debate on its head
University of Regina | November 7, 2006
Canadian journalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker Avi Lewis will screen his film, The Take, on Thurs., Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. in the Education Auditorium at the University of Regina, followed by a lecture about the film at 8 p.m....[continue]

York International Internship Program wins national award
York University | November 3, 2006
York University has won the 2006 Scotiabank-Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada Award (AUCC) for Excellence in Internationalization for its international internship program....[continue]

Letter from the President - TWU hosts The Great West Life Spirit of Christmas Celebration!
Trinity Western University | October 27, 2006
Our Trinity Western community has an exciting opportunity this year to provide an environment of peace, joy and reflection as we host the Spirit of Christmas Celebration on our campus December 1st & 2nd....[continue]

Hope for the Dying Research Secures Award for U of S Nursing Professor
University of Saskatchewan | October 27, 2006
Ground-breaking research into the power of hope for the dying has helped earn a University of Saskatchewan nursing professor the fall 2006 Distinguished Researcher Award....[continue]

Inaugural CBU Fall Convocation Celebration This Saturday
University College of Cape Breton | October 24, 2006
Cape Breton University will celebrate its first Fall Convocation this Saturday, October 28. The celebration takes place at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre starting at 7:00 p.m. CBU Chancellor Annette Verschuren will confer the parchments. Approximately 250 students are eligible to graduate....[continue]

UW Hagey lecturer, Seymour Hersh, to talk about U.S. policy in Middle East
University of Waterloo | October 23, 2006
Acclaimed journalist Seymour Hersh will discuss the role of the United States in the Middle East during a public lecture at the University of Waterloo next month....[continue]

University of Manitoba | October 23, 2006
Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, D.C., Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick to speak at the Fourth Sol Kanee Lecture on Peace and Justice....[continue]

Cap and Gowns Abound: Mount Saint Vincent University Graduates More Than 450 at Fall Convocations
Mount Saint Vincent University | October 22, 2006
Mount Saint Vincent University will officially confer certificates, diplomas and degrees to more than 450 graduating students....[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]

Queen’s University and Kingston General Hospital (KGH) launch major new cost-saving energy facility
Queen's University | October 13, 2006
With the launch of the Queen’s-KGH Cogeneration facility (Cogen), two of the city’s largest institutions stand to save hundreds of thousands of dollars for the combined cost of heating and electricity during the first years of operation....[continue]

Stephen Leahey: "Work hard and always give back to your community"
St. Mary's University | October 13, 2006
For Stephen Leahey, there is only one thing that he attributes to his success in life — Saint Mary’s University....[continue]

World Leader in Peacekeeping Key Note at CBU Annual Progress Dinner
University College of Cape Breton | October 13, 2006
Major-General (ret’d) Lewis Mackenzie to speak at Cape Breton University Alumni Association Annual Progress Dinner, Thursday November 23, 2006 at the Delta Sydney....[continue]

White Coat Ceremony begins journey to becoming a doctor
McMaster University | October 11, 2006
First year medical students in the Michael G. DeGroote School of medicine received a symbol of their role as medical learners last night, as they took part in McMaster University's fourth annual White Coat Ceremony at the Hamilton Convention Centre....[continue]

Business, humanitarian and community leaders to receive honorary degrees at weekend convocation ceremonies
University of Windsor | October 10, 2006
The University of Windsor will confer degrees on 949 graduating students during two sessions of the university’s 86th Convocation ceremonies this weekend...[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]

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]

Non-Violence Awaremess Fair launches Month Without Violence
McMaster University | October 5, 2006
A purple ribbon in support of non-violence will be prominent at the first-ever Non-Violence Awaremess Fair in the MUSC Marketplace on Thursday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....[continue]

Shumiatcher donates $225,000 to support English graduate students
University of Regina | October 5, 2006
Jacqui Shumiatcher, honorary degree recipient from the University of Regina and well-known patron of the arts, has donated $225,000 to the Building Dreams and Futures campaign at the U of R to establish the Dr. Morris C. Shumiatcher Graduate Fellowship in English....[continue]

CBU’s ‘Community and Culture’ Celebration Now On
University College of Cape Breton | October 4, 2006
This fall, Cape Breton University is hosting a series of events to celebrate culture and community....[continue]

McGill top laureate in 2006 Forces AVENIR awards
McGill University | October 3, 2006
McGill University has once again distinguished itself, with awards in five of 12 categories at the 8th Forces AVENIR Gala....[continue]

University of Manitoba | October 2, 2006
At this year’s Fall Convocation, honorary degrees will be awarded to: Clara Hughes, Cindy Klassen and Vivienne Poy....[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]

University of Manitoba | October 2, 2006
A study on the prevalence of violence against women has led to a disturbing finding....[continue]

Humanities students organize Mac Peace Week
McMaster University | September 29, 2006
Things may seem a little more peaceable at McMaster this week, thanks to the efforts of two dynamic Humanities undergrads....[continue]

RRU, Canadian Forces Liaison Council to Share Support of Reservist Education
Royal Roads University | September 29, 2006
Canadian reservists serving in Afghanistan, assigned to peacekeeping in Bosnia, or deployed to fight fires or floods at home will receive increased support for continuing their post-secondary education thanks to a first-of-its-kind Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Royal Roads University and the Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC)....[continue]

Ten Hut!
St. Mary's University | September 27, 2006
Saint Mary’s University is now offering a unique course where students can learn more about the history of the military in Halifax....[continue]

Royal Roads University Launches Canada’s First MA in Disaster and Emergency Management
Royal Roads University | September 27, 2006
Royal Roads University is launching a Master of Arts in Disaster and Emergency Management – the first graduate program of its kind in Canada....[continue]

Brandon University Politics Club co-hosting 54th Peace Gardens Conference
Brandon University | September 21, 2006
On Friday October 13, 2006 the 54th Peace Gardens Conference will be held at the Willis Pavilion at the International Peace Gardens....[continue]

Jesuit Launches St. Jerome’s Lecture Series by Exploring Blueprint for a Just World
St. Jerome's University | September 19, 2006
Can Catholic social thought make a difference in shaping globalization and contribute to the creation of a more just world?...[continue]

Public Forum on Dawson College tragedy
University of Waterloo | September 18, 2006
The University of Waterloo is organizing a public forum to help students, staff and faculty better understand the roots of violence in society, following the tragedy that recently struck Dawson College in Montreal....[continue]

UNBC Researchers to Connect with Businesses and Industry in the Peace River Region
University of Northern British Columbia | September 13, 2006
A dozen UNBC researchers will be participating in a Fort St. John workshop designed to connect the University with the research and education needs of businesses and industry in the Peace River region. The session will be held on Tuesday, September 19 and is being co-presented by Sci-Tech North and UNBC....[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 Region’s most beloved residents, died Tuesday night in her 101st year....[continue]



Arts, Humanities and Social Science

Business and Law

Campus Activities

Canadian Cities

Canadian Provinces

Education and Teaching

Fine Arts and Design

Health and Medicine

Language and Culture

Science and Technology

US States

World Countries

World Cities

Student InfoGraduationEmploymentNews

Copyright 2003-2008 -