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Final United Way early bird draw results
Wilfrid Laurier University | November 15, 2006
With only a few days of the United Way campaign to go, we are short of goal of $65,000. Currently, our total is $54,526. If you plan on donating to this year's United Way campaign, please forward your pledge forms to Wally Pirker as soon as possible....[continue]

UVic Sports Greats to be Honoured
University of Victoria | November 15, 2006
The UVic Sports Hall of Fame, established in 2002 to honour contributors to the tradition of excellence in sports and recreation at the university, will induct five new members at the Legacy Awards dinner on Nov. 21 in a sold-out Victoria Conference Centre....[continue]

Women's hockey team continues to dominate with weekend sweep
Wilfrid Laurier University | November 15, 2006
Laurier picks up 4-2 and 3-2 wins to make record 8-1...[continue]

University of Windsor and other Ontario universities introduce landmark information tool
University of Windsor | November 9, 2006
The University of Windsor and 18 other Ontario universities have developed Common University Data Ontario (CUDO),, an on-line tool designed to enable users to access and compare performance information collected in a fair and consistent manner....[continue]

UNBC Celebrates Academic Achievers
University of Northern British Columbia | November 7, 2006
Nearly 50 of the top Grade 12 students from central BC will be participating in an Academic Achievers event at UNBC tomorrow, which is being held to reward them for their academic achievements to date....[continue]

Burgeonvest Securities to donate a day's commission to McMaster
McMaster University | November 6, 2006
Contribution supports Athletics & Recreation Centre and Stadium Campaign...[continue]

New program helps student-athletes get support from home
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 27, 2006
It takes more than determination and talent to build championship-winning teams. It takes the support of family, friends and hometown fans....[continue]

Laurier to graduate 879 students in fall convocation
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 27, 2006
Just under 900 students from all schools and faculties from the Waterloo and Brantford campuses of Wilfrid Laurier University will officially graduate today during the university’s fall convocation ceremony....[continue]

This one is for you Dick! University announces Dick MacLean Leadership Award
St. Mary's University | October 25, 2006
At a special ceremony held in the Unilever Executive Lounge on the fourth floor of the Sobey Building, droves of people turned out for the big event which also marked the launch of the Dick MacLean Leadership Award at Saint Mary’s....[continue]

SMU Professors Honoured by Destination Halifax
St. Mary's University | October 24, 2006
Last evening, in the Windows Restaurant at the World Trade and Convention Centre (WTCC), Destination Halifax announced the 2006 Ambassador Club Achievement Award Honorees....[continue]

Memorial University of Newfoundland to launch I Love MUNdays on Wednesday, Oct. 25
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 23, 2006
Dr. Lilly Walker, dean of Student Affairs and Services, together with Aimee Power, a fourth-year honours psychology student and the current Miss Newfoundland and Labrador, will officially launch I Love MUNdays at 10:15 a.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, in the University Centre Food Court on Memorial’s St. John’s campus....[continue]

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]

The Segelberg Lecture Series presents Dr. Jocelyn Downie, Professor of Law, and Former Director of The Health Law Institute, Dalhousie University.
Dalhousie University | October 17, 2006
High school students from around the region and from Ontario will descend on the Dalhousie campus for an Open House, Friday, October 20th....[continue]

CTV’s Lisa LaFlamme receives honorary doctor of laws degree from Wilfrid Laurier University
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 17, 2006
Wilfrid Laurier University will bestow an honorary doctor of laws degree on Lisa LaFlamme, CTV News national affairs correspondent and Kitchener-Waterloo native, during Laurier’s fall convocation ceremony on Friday, October 27, 2006....[continue]

UNB Saint John Appoints Director of Athletics, Recreation and Wellness
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 16, 2006
UNB Saint John is pleased to announce the appointment of David Munro as Director of the Department of Athletics, Recreation & Wellness (AR&W) at UNB Saint John....[continue]

SMU Raises $31,000.00 for United Way
St. Mary's University | October 13, 2006
There was lots of celebrating going on at Saint Mary’s University today....[continue]

Brandon University Alumni Association 2006 Alumni Awards
Brandon University | October 12, 2006
The Brandon University Alumni Association (BUAA) presented its 2006 Awards at the BU Fall Homecoming Banquet on September 30, 2006....[continue]

NSCC and Acadia University form partnership
Acadia University | October 10, 2006
C: 902.670.8966...[continue]

2005-2006 CCAA National Scholar Award Recipients
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 10, 2006
The Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) has announced the CCAA National Scholar Award recipients for the 2005-2006 season, and seven students from the University of New Brunswick Saint John have been chosen to receive this award....[continue]

Early dragsters were rebels — with a cause
Simon Fraser University | October 4, 2006
Vancouver dragracers and hotrodders in the 1950s were more than free-wheeling rebels - they were young men seeking respectability, happy to race whatever they could get their hands on....[continue]

Cannabis Use Highest in BC
University of Victoria | October 4, 2006
Cannabis use is more widespread among British Columbians than the rest of Canadians. That’s just one of the findings of a joint study from the University of Victoria-based Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC) and the Centre for Applied Research on Mental Health and Addictions at SFU....[continue]

United Way Campaign at SMU Gets Big Tug from Students, Faculty and Staff
St. Mary's University | October 2, 2006
The United Way Campaign at Saint Mary’s University was officially launched at the Tower this afternoon and droves of students, faculty and staff showed up to show their support....[continue]

Reminder-Final Deadline Date to Apply to Graduate for Fall 2006 is October 1st
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 29, 2006
Please note that October 1, 2006 is the final date to apply to graduate for the Fall '06 Convocation ceremony to be held on Friday, October 27, 2006 at 1:15 pm at the Waterloo Recreation Complex....[continue]

Lakehead Professor Leading Team in Research of the Northern Social Economy
Lakehead University | September 29, 2006
The largest Northern Social Science research grant has been awarded to establish the Social Economy Research Network for Northern Canada (SERNNoCa)....[continue]

Nipissing University launches two new programs
Nipissing University | September 28, 2006
Nipissing University students will have two new degree programs to choose from starting in September 2007....[continue]

Brock Professor researches play opportunities in St. Catharines
Brock University | September 27, 2006
Associate Professor Philip Sullivan from the Centre for Healthy Development through Sport and Physical Activity at Brock University is currently leading a research project that will summarize the quantity of play services and programs available for youth, aged 13 to 19, in three Ontario cities, including St. Catharines....[continue]

Softball, Hardball: An Examination of Masculinity in Sport
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 26, 2006
Multiple and competing constructs of masculinities exist between groups and in various social contexts....[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]

Second annual World Rivers Day brings 100 events to BC, celebrations around the globe
British Columbia Institute of Technology | September 20, 2006
Rivers may not be the first thing that comes to mind when planning a visit to Taiwan, but British Columbia Institute of Technology instructor Mark Angelo will make a whirlwind trip there to help celebrate the second annual World Rivers Day on Sunday, September 24....[continue]

Meaning of ‘Home’ and Identity Explored in New Book by Lakehead Professor
Lakehead University | September 19, 2006
A Lakehead University Outdoor Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Professor has co-edited and published a book entitled "Multiple Dwelling and Tourism: Negotiating Place, Home and Identity."...[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]

Successful LEAP! Programs Opens Third Year at UNBF
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | September 13, 2006
The Learning, Eating, Activity Programme (LEAP!) at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton has become a hit....[continue]

Vice-President Academic
St. Thomas University | September 11, 2006
St. Thomas University invites applications for the position of Vice-President Academic to join one of Canada’s leading liberal arts universities....[continue]

Lakehead University, Orillia Campus Welcomes Charter Class
Lakehead University | September 8, 2006
Finally, after many months of preparation, the community of Orillia (and beyond) can now celebrate!...[continue]

Homecoming to offer intellectually-engaging events for alumni and public
Queen's University | September 8, 2006
Queen’s University’s Homecoming event schedule includes a number of new events designed to feed the intellectually-hungry minds of alumni and the Kingston community....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | September 8, 2006
Emeritus professor Ned Franks’s (Political Studies) opinion piece about senate reform in Canada appears in the Globe and Mail....[continue]

Memorial University’s Harris Centre to strengthen linkages with regional stakeholders through on-line database, workshops
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 7, 2006
Two new projects at Memorial University of Newfoundland will provide one-stop, on-line access to resources available through Memorial University....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | September 5, 2006
Emeritus professor Ned Franks (Political Science) continues to comment on the role of the Canadian Senate, most recently in a CanWest News Service article that appears in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and Windsor Star....[continue]

Want to be part of the scene? Then Head to the mezzanine!
St. Mary's University | September 5, 2006
Faculty, staff, students and alumni gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Tower on campus this afternoon to mark the opening of the new Cardio Room which is situated in the mezzanine area....[continue]

U of S re-dedicates upgraded Griffiths Stadium in PotashCorp Park
University of Saskatchewan | September 2, 2006
University of Saskatchewan President Peter MacKinnon, members of the Griffiths family, and major donors to the University of Saskatchewan today took part in a rededication ceremony at the official re-opening of the upgraded Griffiths Stadium in PotashCorp Park....[continue]



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