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First Nations Symposium
Royal Roads University | November 16, 2006
First Nations communication and culture will be focus of a the 2006 School of Communication & Culture public symposium being held at Royal Roads University on Wednesday, Nov. 22 on the Quarterdeck of the Grant Building starting at 10:00 a.m....[continue]

Kamloops alumni to be honoured at TRU
Thompson Rivers University | October 11, 2006
Three distinguished alumni from Kamloops will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards this Friday at a banquet beginning at 6 pm in TRU’s Culinary Arts Building....[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]

Peter Aucoin named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
Dalhousie University | July 26, 2006
Dalhousie University is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Peter Aucoin as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada....[continue]

Carleton’s New Research Chair Takes Heart in Biomedical Research
Carleton University | July 19, 2006
Carleton University’s Vice-President (Research and International), Dr. Feridun Hamdullahpur, is pleased to announce that Dr. Andy Adler has just been chosen as the Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering at Carleton University....[continue]

Bring a Prof into Your Boardroom
University of Victoria | July 11, 2006
Just turn on your computer and access insights from the brightest minds in the country in your own office thanks to a team of University of Victoria professors....[continue]

President and Vice-Chancellor reappointed for third term at Dalhousie University
Dalhousie University | June 28, 2006
The Board of Governors of Dalhousie University is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Dr. Tom Traves as President and Vice-Chancellor of Dalhousie University for a further three-year term, beginning July 1, 2007....[continue]

Saint Mary's Alumna Appointed Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
St. Mary's University | June 21, 2006
Prime Minister Stephen Harper was pleased to announce today the appointment of Mayann E. Francis as Nova Scotia’s newest Lieutenant Governor....[continue]

Ms. Smith goes to Ottawa
University of Toronto | June 12, 2006
UTSC student Laura Smith to spend 10 months as parliamentary intern...[continue]

Convocation will celebrate 1,694 degrees, diplomas and certificates
University of Regina | June 1, 2006
The University of Regina will present 1,694 students with degrees, diplomas and certificates at its annual spring convocation June 5-7 at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina....[continue]

CBU profs author new post-secondary textbooks
University College of Cape Breton | May 30, 2006
Two Cape Breton University professors have announced the publication of the second editions of their popular post-secondary textbooks; one in the field of political science and one in communication....[continue]

U of S Spring Convocation Ceremonies Held May 23 - 25
University of Saskatchewan | May 18, 2006
The University of Saskatchewan will honour its graduates and confer 2,800 degrees, diplomas and certificates at the annual Spring Convocation May 23-25 at TCU Place (formerly the Centennial Auditorium) in Saskatoon....[continue]

David Wheeler Appointed Faculty of Management Dean
Dalhousie University | April 19, 2006
Tom Traves, President and Vice Chancellor is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David Wheeler as Dean of our Faculty of Management effective July 1, 2006....[continue]

Privatizing Canada's health-care system focus of lecture at Ryerson
Ryerson University | March 20, 2006
Pat Armstrong, a sociologist and health policy expert, warns how current governments have used the issue of wait times to justify privatization of Canada's health-care system during a free public lecture on Monday, March 27, 7 p.m., Eric Palin Hall, EPH 204, 87 Gerrard St. East....[continue]

International Speakers Gather to Discuss How the World is Being Reshaped
Lakehead University | March 17, 2006
"Old Economy Regions in the New Economy: A North/South Dialogue on Social, Cultural, and Economic Issues"...[continue]

Business Professor Don MacCormac Receives Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Public Administration
University of Prince Edward Island | March 7, 2006
UPEI Business Professor Donald MacCormac has been named the recipient for the 2005 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Public Administration by the PEI chapter of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC )....[continue]

Segelberg Lecture Series Press Conference
Dalhousie University | February 21, 2006
Guest Speaker: Terry Waite, "The Ends of Life: Body, Mind and the Human Spirit in Political Captivity"...[continue]

Terry Waite to Speak at Dal
Dalhousie University | February 16, 2006
Segelberg Lecture Series...[continue]

Sustainability: Building the Foundations for Tomorrow, Today.
Dalhousie University | January 31, 2006
On February 1 and 2, 2006, the School of Public Administration at Dalhousie is hosting the 6th Atlantic Conference of Public Administration at the Lord Nelson Hotel in Halifax....[continue]

Civil service training urgently needed in Palestinian region: York expert
York University | January 25, 2006
Whatever the outcome of the Palestinian elections being held today, the region desperately needs professional civil servants who can help to govern and administer in the territories, according to York University professor Saeed Rahnema....[continue]

New scholarships focus on study in French
Simon Fraser University | December 7, 2005
A new scholarship created by TV Quebec Canada is aimed at helping French-speaking students to better understand the Canadian context while studying in French....[continue]

UNBC Names New President
University of Northern British Columbia | December 1, 2005
An outstanding university administrator with roots in British Columbia and extensive experience in the North will be the University of Northern British Columbia’s next President....[continue]

Carleton University to host full day Gomery Conference and Discussion
Carleton University | November 14, 2005
The School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University, in partnership with the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, will host a one-day conference to bring together a wide range of eminent scholars and practitioners from across Canada to discuss and debate the observations of the first Gomery report....[continue]

TransCore Teams with Carleton University to Develop Advanced Radio Frequency Circuit for new Automobile Safety Products
Carleton University | November 8, 2005
TransCore, the largest global manufacturer of transportation-based radio frequency identification (RFID) products, is teaming up with Carleton University to develop a new communications system for automobile safety products....[continue]

Carleton University Professor Receives Funding for Operating Room Simulator Avi Parush receives $80,000 in CFI funding to increase patient safety
Carleton University | November 7, 2005
For Avi Parush, the study of human-machine interaction has been his life’s work....[continue]

U of R ranks sixth in annual Maclean’s report
University of Regina | November 7, 2005
The University of Regina placed sixth among 11 comprehensive universities in the annual Maclean’s Magazine rankings, while improving its standing in nine indicators that contribute to the overall ranking released today....[continue]

$2 Million Commitment to Create Meekison Student Centre at UBC Okanagan
University of British Columbia | November 3, 2005
UBC Okanagan is creating a student centre in honor of UBC alumnus Dr. J. Peter Meekison, made possible by a $2 million commitment from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous....[continue]

St. Jerome's distinguished graduate to speak on 'The Greater Good'
University of Waterloo | November 1, 2005
Eva Kmiecic, a senior Vice-President with United Way of Canada -- Centraide Canada, is this year's recipient of the Fr. Norm Choate Distinguished Graduate Award, presented annually to an exemplary graduate of St. Jerome's University....[continue]

Carleton University Professor of Biology and Biochemistry Wins 2005 Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award
Carleton University | October 25, 2005
Dr. Feridun Hamdullahpur, Vice-President (Research and International) at Carleton University today announced that Carleton University Biology and Biochemistry Professor, Susan Aitken, is this year’s recipient of the 2005 Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award....[continue]

President’s installation highlights fall convocation
University of Regina | October 14, 2005
The installation of Robert Hawkins as the University of Regina’s fifth president and vice-chancellor will highlight the institution’s fall convocation Sat., Oct. 15, at the Saskatchewan Centre of the Arts....[continue]

Toward a New Global Order - 2005 Killam Lectures on Tap
Dalhousie University | October 12, 2005
After a brief period following the close of the Cold War when the ‘end of history’ was predicted, war and civil conflict, economic disparity and environmental insecurity present daunting challenges to the world of the 21st century....[continue]

UN Reform: In Larger Freedom
St. Mary's University | September 30, 2005
The Department of Political Science, International Development Studies (IDS), and the Dean of Arts at Saint Mary's University are pleased to announce that Dr. Walden Bello will be on campus next month to give a talk, which is entitled, "UN Reform: "In Larger Freedom."...[continue]

Simply the Best: Dal faculty stockpile national and regional awards
Dalhousie University | September 27, 2005
Dalhousie University professors have had a banner month on the awards circuit....[continue]

Carleton Celebrates Opening of COOL New Research Facility
Carleton University | September 20, 2005
Today, Carleton University is celebrating the opening of the Carleton, Ottawa, Outaouais Local University Research Data Centre or COOL RDC, a new research facility that will allow researchers easier access to detailed data from numerous Statistics Canada surveys....[continue]

Dalhousie hosts National Conference on Mainstreaming Health Human Resources
Dalhousie University | September 19, 2005
Dalhousie University's School of Public Administration is hosting the National Conference Mainstreaming Health Human Resources Innovations Conference on September 20-22, 2005....[continue]

University of Ottawa Media Calendar: September 19 to 25, 2005
University of Ottawa | September 19, 2005
Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week....[continue]

Rowe Building Officially Unveiled
Dalhousie University | September 19, 2005
Media are invited to view the next wave of business education with the launch of the new Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building at Dalhousie University, Tuesday, September 20th, at a reception in the Rowe Building Atrium, main floor from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM....[continue]

Dal Professor Receives Top Public Service Award
Dalhousie University | September 2, 2005
Dalhousie professor Peter Aucoin has been awarded one of the highest honours in the Canadian public service. Aucoin received the 2005 Vanier Medal this week from the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC)....[continue]



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