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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]

Five inducted into Community of Distinction
McMaster University | November 10, 2006
A champion of problem-based learning, a leader who shaped health care research, a facilitator of the new health sciences centre, a scientist of population health, and a nursing professor who took McMaster's multi-professional team-building approach abroad are being honoured by McMaster University's Faculty of Health Sciences....[continue]

Brock researcher awarded 2006 Polanyi Prize for Literature
Brock University | October 27, 2006
James Allard, Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at Brock University, has been awarded the 2006 John Charles Polanyi Prize for Literature....[continue]

Carleton Chemistry Professor To Receive Prestigious Polanyi Research Award
Carleton University | October 26, 2006
This evening, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Carleton University, Maria DeRosa, will be awarded a John Charles Polanyi Research Award. The Government of Ontario established these awards 20 years ago to honour up to five outstanding researchers a year who are in the early stages of their career at an Ontario university. These $20,000 awards are named in honor of University of Toronto chemistry superstar and 1986 Nobel Laureate John Polanyi....[continue]

2006 Nobel Prize Winner to Speak at SMU: Muhammad Yunus expected to draw big audience
St. Mary's University | October 17, 2006
Professor Muhammad Yunus, who is a recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, will conduct a lecture at Saint Mary’s University....[continue]

Stephen Lewis speaks at Nipissing University
Nipissing University | September 29, 2006
Canada failing in foreign aid, HIV-AIDS activist says...[continue]

UBC Fisheries Experts Named Two of Three Recipients of Volvo Environment Prize
University of British Columbia | September 28, 2006
UBC fisheries professors Daniel Pauly and Carl Walters have been awarded the 2006 Volvo Environment Prize for their contribution to understanding the human impact on the world’s fisheries and oceans....[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]

UBC Research Major Contributor to World’s First Tree Genome
University of British Columbia | September 14, 2006
An international team of scientists, including seven from the University of British Columbia, has completed the world’s first physical map and sequencing of a tree genome -- and the third plant ever sequenced -- providing important insight into the future development of alternative fuels, forest health and wood quality....[continue]

UBC Conference to Reveal Pine Beetle Infested Wood as Part of Biofuel Solution to World's Energy Crisis
University of British Columbia | August 25, 2006
The largest outbreak of the mountain pine beetle ever recorded in western Canada is creating an opportunity for British Columbia to be a leading producer, user and exporter of biofuels, says UBC Dean of Forestry Jack Saddler, who will kick off the International Energy Agency’s Bioenergy Workshop at UBC Sunday night....[continue]

McGill Athletics sets national record with 147 Academic All-Canadians
McGill University | August 22, 2006
McGill University established a Canadian record for academic prowess among its intercollegiate sports programs in the 2005-06 school year....[continue]

McGill Athletics sets national record with 147 Academic All-Canadians
McGill University | August 22, 2006
McGill University established a Canadian record for academic prowess among its intercollegiate sports programs in the 2005-06 school year....[continue]

U of T front and centre at AIDS 2006 More than 132 countries will be represented at 16th International AIDS Conference
University of Toronto | July 24, 2006
More than 132 countries will be represented at the conference, "allowing us, as university scientists, the opportunity to exchange the most recent and innovative research results with colleagues, community members and the world....[continue]

Alberta Universities Rank in the Top 10 in New Study on University Publications
University of Alberta | June 27, 2006
In a new study on university publications by RE$EARCH Infosource Inc., the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary rank ninth and 10th in the medical/doctoral category, while the University of Lethbridge ranks fourth in the undergraduate category....[continue]

Dr. Hans Blix: Weapons of Terror
Simon Fraser University | June 23, 2006
Dr. Hans Blix, former head of both the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission and the International Atomic Energy Agency and chair of The Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission, will present the commission's recently released report -...[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]

Geography prof is Canada's rep at World Orienteering championships
McMaster University | May 17, 2006
By the time most of us are just waking up, Mike Waddington has already hit the ground running-literally....[continue]

U of T student awarded 'children's Nobel'
University of Toronto | April 18, 2006
Craig Kielburger cited for leadership of Free the Children...[continue]

Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic to be Considered Under International Lens
University of Northern British Columbia | April 6, 2006
Three experts in environmental planning will share international perspectives on the mountain pine beetle epidemic in Prince George next week....[continue]

Three genocides, three survivors
McGill University | April 3, 2006
Survivors of the Holocaust, the Khmer Rouge and the Rwandan genocide tell their stories...[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | March 22, 2006
Dr. Thierry Chopin, Professor of Marine Biology at UNB Saint John, was inducted as Chevalier in the Order of the Palmes Académiques by the Minister of Education, Higher Education and Research of France....[continue]

Going for Gold in Melbourne: University of Calgary gymnasts lead Canada to Gold in Melbourne Commonwealth Games
University of Calgary | March 21, 2006
With all the excitement generated by the Olympians who train at the University of Calgary’s Olympic Oval, it’s easy to forget there’s another gold medalist and another national team training in the house....[continue]

Mainstage Dance Photo Call
University of Calgary | March 13, 2006
The University of Calgary Program of Dance presents its annual tradition of new choreographic creations, Mainstage Dance, from Thursday, March 16th through Saturday, March 18th, 2006 at 8 pm in the University Theatre....[continue]

UBC Gains $5 Million for Hi-tech Oral Health Centre
University of British Columbia | March 9, 2006
A $5-million gift from a world leader in esthetic dental products to the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Dentistry will be recognized with the naming of a new oral health facility....[continue]

Soul’d Out Live is gospel thank-you
University of Toronto | March 6, 2006
U of T Gospel Choir to host fundraiser for multifaith centre on March 16...[continue]

Gold, bronze new U of T colours
University of Toronto | February 28, 2006
Alumni, students, faculty experience the Olympics...[continue]

Higher, faster, stronger: University of Calgary Olympic Oval athletes win almost half Canada’s medals in Turin
University of Calgary | February 27, 2006
As the Olympic flag was lowered in Italy, Canadians began to reflect on the record 24 medals won by Canadian athletes. Of those 24 medals, 11 were won by athletes who train in The University of Calgary’s Olympic Oval....[continue]

Laurier's Cheryl Pounder uses adversity as motivation in quest for Olympic gold
Wilfrid Laurier University | February 21, 2006
Diane Pounder had just one wish. She wanted to stay alive long enough to see her daughter play hockey in the Olympics....[continue]

Laurier MBA grad does double-duty as mother and Olympic hockey star
Wilfrid Laurier University | February 21, 2006
New mother Becky Kellar could never give up the game she loves....[continue]

Canadian women bring home hockey gold
University of Toronto | February 21, 2006
U of T alumna scores final goal of the game...[continue]

Guelph Grad Heads Olympic Hockey Team
University of Guelph | February 14, 2006
Cassie Campbell, a 1997 BA graduate of U of G, is leading the Canadian Women’s Hockey Team at the Torino Olympics....[continue]

Mainstage Dance ‘06: Annual showcase of new dance creations returns
University of Calgary | February 14, 2006
The University of Calgary Program of Dance presents its annual tradition of new choreographic creations from Thursday, March 16 through Saturday, March 18, 2006 at 8 pm in the University Theatre....[continue]

Discovery of glucagon secretion mechanism may lead to improved therapies for diabetics
University of Toronto | January 13, 2006
Implications of research most important for type 2 diabetes patients...[continue]

UW hosts inaugural "ideas for Health" international conference
University of Waterloo | January 3, 2006
The University of Waterloo is hosting the inaugural "ideas for Health" international conference this week to explore how best to provide key information that can be used to improve health care around the world....[continue]

Professor Anthony Masi named McGill provost
McGill University | December 19, 2005
Professor Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Anthony C. Masi as Provost of McGill University....[continue]

Concordia University has contacted a number of Concordia experts who will be available to assist journalists with commentary on a variety of election issues.
Concordia University | December 14, 2005
200 students will vie for business supremacy at the John Molson School of Business...[continue]

Immigrant youth better off if still attached to their ethnic culture, largest-ever international study finds
Queen's University | November 16, 2005
Immigrant youth are better able to handle discrimination, have fewer emotional problems, and get along better in school and in the community when they remain strongly attached to their own ethnic culture rather than try to melt into a national culture, a Queen’s University-based international psychological study has found....[continue]

U of G Grads Win Prestigious International Awards
University of Guelph | October 20, 2005
Three University of Guelph graduates have been awarded 2005 J. Armand Bombardier Internationalist Fellowships to study and research abroad....[continue]

Comprehensive Study Shows Evidence of Major Declines in Political Violence Worldwide
University of British Columbia | October 17, 2005
Comprehensive Three-Year Study Shows Surprising Evidence of Major Declines in Armed Conflicts, Genocides, Human Rights Abuse, Military Coups and International Crises, Worldwide....[continue]

Three outstanding Brock students earn recognition
Brock University | October 7, 2005
The Brock University Alumni Association has recognized three outstanding Brock students for their achievements and contributions to the University and the community....[continue]



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