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SNO scientists win first Polanyi Award
Queen's University | November 15, 2006
Scientists from the Queen’s University-led Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) are the first winners of the prestigious John C. Polanyi Award. Valued at $250,000, the new award will be presented annually by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)....[continue]

Gairdner Awards bring top medical minds to U of T
University of Toronto | October 20, 2006
Prestigious event here Oct. 24-27...[continue]

Introducing Media@McGill...presenting Seymour Hersh
McGill University | October 17, 2006
Reporting legend helps unveil media and communications policy centre...[continue]

New College officially welcomes new leader
University of Toronto | October 5, 2006
Ninth principal is leading historian, former director of the Centre for the Study of the United States...[continue]

Cheers to a great scholar and colleague: University hosts big retirement party for Dr. Richard Chesley
St. Mary's University | October 5, 2006
G.R. (Dick) Chesley is a professor admired by many and today the University took the time to thank him for his 17 years of service to the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary's....[continue]

SMU salutes its sports heroes
St. Mary's University | September 23, 2006
It was a sold out show and one that no one will ever forget....[continue]

SMU set to honour the greats in varsity sport
St. Mary's University | September 13, 2006
Saint Mary's is gearing up to induct some sports heroes into its Sport Hall of Fame....[continue]

UTM’s Rez One helps make campus homelike
University of Toronto | August 25, 2006
Aids residential students...[continue]

Dr. Jacques Bradwejn assumes interim deanship of Faculty of Medicine
University of Ottawa | June 30, 2006
Dr. Jacques Bradwejn, the chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine and Chief of Psychiatry at The Ottawa Hospital and the Royal Ottawa Hospital, has been appointed interim Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa effective July 1, 2006....[continue]

UBC Engineers Create Vehicle that Travels from Vancouver to Halifax on a Gallon of Gas
University of British Columbia | June 20, 2006
A team of engineering students from The University of British Columbia has built a vehicle so efficient that it could travel from Vancouver to Halifax on a gallon of gasoline....[continue]

London Imaging Discovery Forum
University of Western Ontario | June 15, 2006
Helping astronauts use diagnostic ultrasound in microgravity is just one of the research presentations being made Saturday, June 17 at the first annual London Imaging Discovery (LID) Forum....[continue]

Alfred Leslie
Concordia University | June 7, 2006
Alfred Leslie is one of the surviving members of the School of New York, the post-war community of painters, poets, photographers, filmmakers, dancers and musicians that have had a lasting impact on the way we make and think about the arts....[continue]

Humanities, Arts & Science Convocation
McMaster University | June 6, 2006
The Great Hall at Hamilton Place will see degrees conferred upon 616 students from the Faculty of Humanities and 56 students from the Arts & Science program today in a joint ceremony....[continue]

The use of French across Canada to be explored at Queen’s University
Queen's University | May 30, 2006
The evolution of French in Canada, how Franco-Ontarian teenagers talk, and French in Alberta are amongst the topics being discussed at Queen’s University June 5-8....[continue]

New understanding of COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes could lead to revised classification of pain meds, Queen’s study shows
Queen's University | May 29, 2006
COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes may be blocked by pain medications such as Advil and Vioxx in a more complex manner than was previously understood, a Queen’s University study has found....[continue]

CBU professor lectures in Egypt on international affairs
University College of Cape Breton | May 16, 2006
The factors that measure a nation’s power relative to another nation can be reduced to a mathematical equation, one that makes Canada around the eighth or tenth most powerful nation on Earth, says Dr. Jim Guy, a Professor of Political Science at Cape Breton University....[continue]

Historian to head U of T's New College
University of Toronto | May 5, 2006
Rick Halpern brings scholarly, administrative experience...[continue]

Renowned international architects shortlisted for U of C
University of Calgary | May 2, 2006
American and European firms among those in talks...[continue]

University of Toronto announces two senior appointments
University of Toronto | May 1, 2006
The University of Toronto announced two senior appointments today that will help strengthen its position as Canada’s leading research university with a strong commitment to students....[continue]

Dalhousie Announces Spring Convocation Honorary Degree Recipients
Dalhousie University | April 25, 2006
During spring convocation ceremonies, May 23-May 31, 2006, Dalhousie University will award honorary degrees to nine prominent Canadians in recognition of their significant accomplishments....[continue]

Study points toward alternatives for Vioxx and Celebrex
Queen's University | April 17, 2006
Researchers at Queen's University and the University of Pennsylvania have identified one reason why drugs like Celebrex and Vioxx - once popular for the treatment of pain and inflammation - cause heart problems....[continue]

An intelligent critique of intelligent design
McGill University | March 23, 2006
Dr. Brian Alters, Director of McGill University's Evolution Education Research Centre and respected voice in the politically charged debate over intelligent design and science education, will deliver a public lecture at McGill on Wednesday, March 29....[continue]

BU’s Dr. Meg Carrington speaks at Manitoba AA Provincial Girl’s Basketball Tournament
Brandon University | March 23, 2006
On Friday, March 17th, Brandon University’s Dr. Margaret Carrington (Department of Physics and Astronomy) was the guest speaker at the AA provincial girl’s basketball tournament in Forrest, Manitoba....[continue]

Weekbook listing of upcoming events
University of Waterloo | March 10, 2006
Weekbook is a listing of University of Waterloo talks, conferences and events, from March 13 to 19....[continue]

Talk explores how leisure activities promote health, reduce risky behaviours among youth
University of Waterloo | March 9, 2006
How to develop leisure activities to promote health and reduce risky social behaviours among young people is the aim of the Hallman Visiting Professor Lecture next week at the University of Waterloo....[continue]

Memorial University appoints new director of Alumni Affairs and Development
Memorial University of Newfoundland | February 21, 2006
Dr. Penny Blackwood has been appointed the new director of Alumni Affairs and Development....[continue]

Intelligent design decision reflects Dr. Brian Alters' testimony
McGill University | January 4, 2006
McGill Science professor was expert witness in landmark Pennsylvania trial...[continue]

New deans in law, medicine appointed
University of Toronto | December 8, 2005
Top scholars to head Canada’s leading medical and law schools...[continue]

UW workshop on mathematics of medical image processing called a 'success'
University of Waterloo | November 10, 2005
A University of Waterloo (UW) workshop held Oct. 21-23 on the future direction of medical imaging was termed a resounding success by a wide range of health professionals and researchers from across North America and Europe....[continue]

E-Learning in the 21st Century on November 8
University College of Cape Breton | November 4, 2005
Media representatives are invited to the upcoming media event "E-Learning in the 21st Century" hosted by Cape Breton University’s Distance Education Unit....[continue]

Amtrak President & CEO to Speak at Annual CBU Alumni Progress Dinner
University College of Cape Breton | October 25, 2005
The businessman who oversees America’s intercity passenger rail system will address guests at the Annual Cape Breton University Alumni Progress Dinner on Tuesday...[continue]

Environmental Rescue
Mount Allison University | September 19, 2005
Events of this past year, especially recent disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and the Tsunami in the Indian Ocean, have emphasized the fragility of our natural environment and highlighted how reliant we are on energy sources such as oil, gas, and electricity...[continue]

Memorial University's Board of Regents concludes its meeting in Labrador
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 9, 2005
Memorial University's Board of Regents met in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Sept. 7-8 to explore the theme Memorial University's Strategy for Labrador and Points North.....[continue]

Trent Helping Hurricane Katrina Victims
Trent University | September 9, 2005
Trent University, in an effort to help students affected by Hurricane Katrina, will expedite application processes for those students wishing to enroll at Trent for September 2005 and January 2006....[continue]

International University Presidents Help Mark Official Opening of UBC Okanagan in Kelowna
University of British Columbia | September 7, 2005
Opening ceremony, colloquium and music concert will help inaugurate Canada’s newest university campus...[continue]

Varsity Blues football looking good for 2005 - Home opener slated for Sept. 3
University of Toronto | September 2, 2005
Varsity Blues head football coach Steve Howlett is looking forward to an exciting season with a young team that hails from across Canada and south of the border....[continue]



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