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Highflying Trio with NB roots to perform newfound Chamber Music, Nov. 17
Mount Allison University | November 15, 2006
Friday, November 17 will provide a wonderful opportunity to hear rising star, pianist Julien Leblanc, performing together with violinist Isabelle Fournier, originally from Moncton, and flutist Karin Aurell, a resident of Sackville....[continue]

Engineering forges ties with Russia
McMaster University | November 13, 2006
Russia's Consul General was on campus last week discussing expanding educational linkages with the Faculty of Engineering....[continue]

Astronaut to land on campusHadfield to help with U of T Fall Campus Days festivities
University of Toronto | October 26, 2006
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield will be on hand Saturday, Oct. 28 at Convocation Hall to unveil Canada’s new rover -- our country’s latest contribution to future Moon and Mars explorations....[continue]

2007 Edutravel Information Night
Brock University | October 26, 2006
Opera Italia, Great Cathedrals of Europe and a Baltic Cruise - these are just some of the exotic trips that will be offered by Brock University's Edutravel program in 2007....[continue]

Six York profs in the running for TVO's Best Lecturer 2007
York University | October 26, 2006
Six York professors have made the ‘top 30’ cut in TVOntario’s competition for Best Lecturer 2007.

Mount Saint Vincent University Celebrates Installation of its 10th President and Vice-Chancellor with the Sound of Music
Mount Saint Vincent University | October 22, 2006
Graduates and their guests joined with dignitaries and presidents from major Canadian universities to witness the installation of Mount Saint Vincent University’s (MSVU) 10th President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kathryn E. Laurin. The installation took place on Sunday, October 22 at 2:30 p.m. in the Seton Academic Centre Auditorium....[continue]

2006 Distinguished Visitor combats violence against women
University of Windsor | October 11, 2006
The University of Windsor’s Distinguished Visitor in Women’s Studies program has selected feminist author, activist and visionary Lee Lakeman as its 2006 Distinguished Visitor in Women’s Studies....[continue]

Renowned pianist and BU professor Alexander Tselyakov nominated for Western Canadian Music Award
Brandon University | October 3, 2006
Renowned pianist and Brandon University professor Alexander Tselyakov has been nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award in the Outstanding Classical Recording category for his album Alexander Tselyakov Plays Variations on the Theme of Paganini....[continue]

MacAbroad helps students "Go Further"
McMaster University | September 29, 2006
MacAbroad is helping an increasing number of students to "Go Further," as their new logo suggests....[continue]

School of the Arts celebrates 34 years of talent
McMaster University | September 22, 2006
The School of the Arts Celebrity Concert Series is back for its 2006-07 season....[continue]

U of G Hosts International Film Series
University of Guelph | September 19, 2006
U of G’s fourth annual international film series, "Beyond Hollywood," begins Sept. 24 with the 1967 film Capricious Summer by Czech director Jiri Menzel....[continue]

Brandon University welcomes acclaimed writer Tomson Highway to campus as Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting Professor
Brandon University | September 13, 2006
Brandon University and the Brandon University Faculty of Arts are proud to welcome internationally acclaimed author and playwright Dr. Tomson Highway to the BU campus as the Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting professor...[continue]

Carleton University Designated an EU Centre of Excellence
Carleton University | September 12, 2006
Carleton University has been designated as an European Union (EU) Centre of Excellence by the European Commission....[continue]

Eight York profs vie for TVO's Best Lecturer 2007
York University | July 26, 2006
Producers of "Big Ideas" have selected political science Prof. Olivier Courteaux; humanities Prof. Andrea Davis; theatre Prof. Robert Fothergill; law Prof. Allan Hutchinson; education Prof. Heather Lotherington; political science Prof. Stephen Newman; biology Prof. Mark Vicari; and law Prof. Alan Young. They are among 71 chosen from 155 eligible candidates nominated by students and alumni of 19 Ontario colleges and universities....[continue]

Memorial University professor honoured for teaching excellence
Memorial University of Newfoundland | July 17, 2006
A Memorial University of Newfoundland professor known for her passion for outdoor education and recreation has just received another top award...[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]

Student blog devoted to G8 summit
University of Toronto | July 6, 2006
G8 Research Group will attend sessions, report...[continue]

Reporters awarded Canadian Journalism Fellowships at U of T
University of Toronto | June 23, 2006
Five journalists to spend year as senior residents of Massey College...[continue]

Double Research Honours for UNBF PhD Candidate
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | June 20, 2006
It was a case of publish or perish for Ben Isitt. Turns out it’s a good thing Mr. Isitt decided to publish his work....[continue]

Dr. Margaret Doody to be Writer-in-Residence
University of Prince Edward Island | June 16, 2006
Canadian scholar and author, Dr. Margaret Doody, is the University of Prince Edward Island's Writer-in-Residence for 2006....[continue]

Internationally acclaimed writer Tomson Highway to spend two terms at BU as Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting Professor
Brandon University | June 15, 2006
This fall, the Brandon University Faculty of Arts welcomes internationally acclaimed author and playwright Dr. Tomson Highway to the campus as the Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting professor. Dr. Highway will be on campus for two terms, the first during the fall of 2006, and the second during the fall of 2007....[continue]

New York, New York!
Mount Allison University | June 13, 2006
Mount Allison University English professor Dr. Jennifer Harris will be spending part of her summer beyond the Tantramar Marshes....[continue]

Brandon playwright Dale Lakevold adapts Joseph Conrad’s political novel Under Western Eyes for the stage at 2006 MayWorks Festival
Brandon University | June 1, 2006
This month, Brandon University will host the Brandon premiere of a new play by noted playwright and BU English professor Dale Lakevold....[continue]

U of S Aboriginal/Newcomer Research Highlighted at National Scholars' Congress
University of Saskatchewan | May 29, 2006
University of Saskatchewan faculty and students will be among 8,000 scholars speaking and presenting papers at York University May 27 to June 3 at the 2006 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest conference of its kind in North America....[continue]

BCIT students ACE national business competition, taking first place in Financial Literacy competition, second overall
British Columbia Institute of Technology | May 18, 2006
Students from the British Columbia Institute of Technology aced their competition at a national event in Toronto this week, returning with three top prizes....[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]

Paradise Regained travels to NYC
Mount Allison University | May 12, 2006
Students from Sackville, NB and Brooklyn, NYC were onstage together once again for Paradise Regained: A Cross-Border Collaboration, performed in New York this spring....[continue]

Saint Mary's In the News
St. Mary's University | May 5, 2006
Dr. J. Colin Dodds, President of Saint Mary’s, appeared in The Halifax Chronicle-Herald and The Halifax Daily News where he praised the recent $400,000.00 gift to the Hearts and Minds Capital Campaign from BMO Financial Group....[continue]

Fringe religions helped propel rise of Nazis, says author
University of Calgary | May 3, 2006
The German Faith Movement, an amalgamation of new age ideas and distorted Christian concepts, played a pivotal role in paving the way for the rise of National Socialism, or Nazism, in Weimar Germany, according to a new book by a University of Calgary anthropologist....[continue]

Catherine Black awarded the 2006 WLU Award for Teaching Excellence
Wilfrid Laurier University | May 2, 2006
Catherine Black, an associate professor in the Department of Languages & Literatures, has been awarded the WLU Award for Teaching Excellence for 2006....[continue]

Memorial University first Canadian ensemble to perform at Russian festival
Memorial University of Newfoundland | April 28, 2006
Memorial University’s Chamber Orchestra will become the first Canadian ensemble to perform at a prestigious music event in Russia this summer....[continue]

The Power of Play comes to Brock
Brock University | April 26, 2006
The Association for the Study of Play (TASP) will host their 32nd Annual Meeting at Brock University, from Wednesday, May 17 to Saturday, May 20....[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]

The jazz singer: Business student Juno Award contender
University of Toronto | March 31, 2006
Sophie Milman keeps things in perspective despite gruelling touring schedule and studies...[continue]

Poets to Read at UNBF
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | March 27, 2006
Poets David Manicom, David O’Meara, and Andrew Sant will read from their poetry on Tuesday, April 4, at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton....[continue]

Japanese Speech Contest Attracts Atlantic Canadian University Participants
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | March 13, 2006
The eighth annual Atlantic Canadian Japanese Speech Contest will be held Saturday, March 18, at Tilley Hall on the campus of the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton....[continue]

Noted Author and Historian Tariq Ali to speak at Mount A, March 17
Mount Allison University | March 10, 2006
Leadership Mount Allison is pleased to present noted author, historian, and political campaigner Tariq Ali, who will deliver a public lecture on Friday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wu Centre, Mount Allison University campus....[continue]

Canadian Astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield to speak at Mount A, March 13
Mount Allison University | March 9, 2006
Canadian Space Agency astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield will give a special presentation at Mount Allison University on Monday, March 13 at 2:30 p.m. in the Wu Centre....[continue]

New Brunswick lieutenant-governor to lecture on Acadian diaspora
Wilfrid Laurier University | March 1, 2006
The lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick will discuss the ethnic cleansing of Canada’s east coast when he visits Wilfrid Laurier University....[continue]

Immigration Lawyers on Campus Tomorrow
University College of Cape Breton | March 1, 2006
Two immigration lawyers from the Halifax Refugee Clinic will be at CBU tomorrow (Thursday, March 2) to speak with interested international students about immigration options....[continue]



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