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Mount Saint Vincent University's Nancy’s Chair in Women’s Studies Wins National Award
Mount Saint Vincent University | November 17, 2006
On November 19, Mount Saint Vincent University’s (MSVU) 10th Nancy’s Chair in Women’s Studies, Dr. Christine Overall, will receive the 2006 Abbyann D. Lynch Medal in Bioethics from the Royal Society of Canada (RSC)....[continue]

Mr. Glen Gatin appointed director of Campus Manitoba
Brandon University | November 16, 2006
Following an extensive search, Brandon's Mr. Glen Gatin has been appointed Director of Campus Manitoba, with a start date of December 1, 2006....[continue]

Dalhousie University to Study Restorative Justice
Dalhousie University | November 16, 2006
Nova Scotia’s restorative justice program will be the subject of a significant research project led by Dalhousie University....[continue]

Brandon University's Dr. John Everitt Recognized for Outstanding Commitment to International Development
Brandon University | November 15, 2006
Dr. John Everitt, Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography at Brandon University, has been named the recipient of a Distinguished Service Award by World University Service of Canada (WUSC), a leading Canadian development agency....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | November 15, 2006
Art Mcdonald (Physics) discusses the inaugural John C. Polanyi Prize presented to he and his team in a CanWest News service story that appears in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, and Edmonton Journal....[continue]

New fund to aid lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students
University of Toronto | November 15, 2006
Bursaries and emergency financial aid fund to be established...[continue]

University of Manitoba | November 14, 2006
Student competitions, scholarships and mentoring to be part of corporate support package....[continue]

Malaspina University-College student studies tongue-eating parasite
Malaspina University College | November 14, 2006
A passion for parasites led Malaspina University-College Biology student Aya Murakami all the way to Ireland....[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]

NSSE gives Nipissing University top marks
Nipissing University | November 9, 2006
A new survey has been released and the positive results are piling up as Nipissing University has once again earned excellent marks in a survey examining student satisfaction....[continue]

Queen’s Vice-Principal George Hood announces retirement
Queen's University | November 7, 2006
Vice -Principal (Advancement) George Hood is retiring from the university effective December 31, 2006, Principal Karen Hitchcock announced today....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | November 7, 2006
Kathleen Lahey’s (Law) comments about income-splitting are featured in the in the National Post....[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]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | November 6, 2006
Kathleen Lahey’s (Law) opinion piece about Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s Tax Fairness Plan appears in the Toronto Star....[continue]

UW hosts UWDECA student competition and conference
University of Waterloo | November 6, 2006
The University of Waterloo will host the UW Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) fall in-house competition and conference on Saturday, attracting about 130 Ontario students interested in business, marketing, management and entrepreneurship....[continue]

Top five reasons for employers to hire co-op students
Brock University | October 25, 2006
Faculty of Business at Brock University sees need to educate employers on benefits of co-operative education...[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]

Mount Allison’s RSTP releases study on Cumberland County’s Repopulation Strategy
Mount Allison University | October 23, 2006
Placing more emphasis on education within Cumberland County will help encourage young people to stay or return as well as help build understanding of different cultures to foster immigration, says a recently completed study....[continue]

University of Manitoba | October 23, 2006
A partnership between the University of Manitoba Bison Women’s Basketball Team and the Skownan First Nation will be celebrated Monday with the launch of Running with the Bison, a unique initiative based on friendship and bison....[continue]

Students Benefit from Growing First Nations Partnerships at CBU
University College of Cape Breton | October 23, 2006
Today, in celebration of Mi’kmaq History Month, the Mi’kmaq College Institute at Cape Breton University recognized First Nation community partnerships with a special dedication and an open house....[continue]

Ottawa Senators Foundation, Max Keeping Foundation and the University of Ottawa work together for youth-in-care
University of Ottawa | October 21, 2006
The Ottawa Senators Foundation and the Max Keeping Foundation, in partnership with the University of Ottawa, today introduced Just One Person — a scholarship program for youth-in-care and an accompanying community award acknowledging the contributions of a citizen of Ottawa who’s helped ensure the health and well-being of children and families....[continue]

Ottawa Senators Foundation, Max Keeping Foundation and the University of Ottawa work together for youth-in-care
University of Ottawa | October 21, 2006
The Ottawa Senators Foundation and the Max Keeping Foundation, in partnership with the University of Ottawa, today introduced Just One Person — a scholarship program for youth-in-care and an accompanying community award acknowledging the contributions of a citizen of Ottawa who’s helped ensure the health and well-being of children and families....[continue]

Memorial University of Newfoundland releases 2005-2006 President’s Report on DVD and web
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 20, 2006
The same day as more than 500 students crossed the stage during Memorial’s fall convocation ceremonies in St. John’s, Dr. Axel Meisen officially released the 2005-2006 President’s Report and presented elements of this year’s report to those attending the ceremonies....[continue]

'Class Afloat' Drops Anchor in Historic Lunenburg as Prestigious Private School, West Island College International, Chooses New Home Port
Acadia University | October 19, 2006
West Island College Class Afloat (WIC) and Acadia University have formed a unique new partnership....[continue]

$2.25M From Province Taps Into Underwater Research
University of Victoria | October 18, 2006
The appointment of a top scientist to the B.C. Leadership Chair in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change at the University of Victoria will take environmental research to new levels, Advanced Education Minister Murray Coell announced today....[continue]

St. Paul's United College holds conference on Aboriginal education in the 21st Century
University of Waterloo | October 18, 2006
A major conference on the future of Aboriginal education, featuring Ontario's lieutenant-governor, the Honourable James K. Bartleman -- first member of a First Nation to hold a vice-regal office in Ontario -- will be held at St. Paul's United College on the University of Waterloo campus Oct. 28....[continue]

Fall convocation honours 491 students
University of Regina | October 18, 2006
The University of Regina will present 491 students with degrees, diplomas and certificates at its annual fall convocation at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina Oct. 21 at2 p.m....[continue]

UW and Stratford explore possibility of liberal arts campus
University of Waterloo | October 17, 2006
The University of Waterloo, the City of Stratford and the Stratford Festival of Canada are taking the first steps toward opening a liberal arts college....[continue]

Three Santamarians will be saluted at Saint Mary’s Fall Convocation
St. Mary's University | October 17, 2006
Saint Mary’s University will be paying tribute to three of its own at this year’s Fall Convocation....[continue]

University of Western Ontario | October 16, 2006
As three local high school teachers received honors for their work in the violence prevention program The Fourth R today, it was announced that the program will receive a $1-million gift from the Arthur and Mary Jane Crooks family....[continue]

BC Government Invests in World Class Forest Research Centre
University of Northern British Columbia | October 16, 2006
UNBC is a key player in one of the world’s most advanced forest research laboratories. EvaluTree is a partnership involving UNBC, UVic, and the Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada (PAPRICAN), which is based in Vancouver....[continue]

Laurier establishes new Office for Student Diversity
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 13, 2006
"Diversity is everybody’s business." It’s the motto for Laurier’s new Office for Student Diversity, and it’s a message that student diversity coordinator Majorie Brown hopes everyone on campus – from student groups to professors – will take to heart....[continue]

Acadia University launches Tides are Turning Capital Campaign -- $32.8M raised towards $50M goal
Acadia University | October 13, 2006
C: 902.670.8966...[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 13, 2006
Officials from the University of New Brunswick Saint John joined with representatives of the federal and provincial government today to celebrate the official opening of the Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI), on the UNB Saint John Campus....[continue]

New Memorial Scholarships share parents' support for post-secondary education
Malaspina University College | October 12, 2006
Sydney and Thelma Mansbridge encouraged all three of their children into post-secondary education and on to successful careers. Now those children are sharing their parents’ support with others, by endowing two memorial scholarships at Malaspina University-College....[continue]

Program links art to students, teachers and community
University of Regina | October 12, 2006
A collaboration of art, education and technology led by University of Regina educators will give students, teachers and the Saskatchewan community greater access to the art collections of two of the province’s major galleries....[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]

Laurier faculty of music to donate concert revenues to the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 11, 2006
The faculty of music at Wilfrid Laurier University opens its ensemble concert season on October 14 and 15 with the WLU Symphony Orchestra, conducted by professor Paul Pulford....[continue]

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

U of G Hosts Engineering Event for Girls
University of Guelph | October 6, 2006
The University of Guelph is one of 15 Ontario universities hosting a free one-day event for girls in grades 7 to 10 and their parents, showcasing career opportunities in engineering....[continue]



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