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University of Ottawa takes on "Weighty Issues" during Frontiers in Research Lectures
University of Ottawa | November 8, 2006
Stone Age peoples carved obese female figurines. Ancient Greeks built strong and athletic looking statues....[continue]

Carleton University Announces Its Honorary Degree Recipients at Fall Convocation
Carleton University | October 27, 2006
Carleton University will present honorary degrees to two outstanding Canadians at its 129th Convocation ceremony on Saturday November 4, 2006 in Carleton’s Field House. More than 1,150 students will be graduating....[continue]

Conference examines global nursing shortage
McMaster University | October 25, 2006
With an unprecedented shortage of nurses expected in the future, health human resource planning is critical. The questions include the reasons few internationally trained nurses and new graduates are being hired full-time, how nurses may be encouraged to remain in the workforce and how to ensure there are enough nurses in emergencies....[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]

Dr. Megumi Masaki appointed as Artistic Director of Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition
Brandon University | October 12, 2006
Brandon University School of Music Piano Professor and renowned performer Dr. Megumi Masaki has been appointed Artistic Director of the The Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, effective in October 2007....[continue]

University of Ottawa takes on "Weighty Issues" during Frontiers in Research Lectures
University of Ottawa | October 2, 2006
Stone Age peoples carved obese female figurines. Ancient Greeks built strong and athletic looking statues....[continue]

Why is our English so different from theirs?
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 21, 2006
Ever wonder why you might hear words like tabanask and ballicatter, and phrases like "John’s after telling me he’s leaving," in parts of this province, but not in London, England – or London, Ontario, for that matter?...[continue]

Leading International Executives to Guide Expanded School of Business
University of Prince Edward Island | September 12, 2006
Business leaders and academics from a broad range of innovative corporations and institutions in Canada, the US, Mexico, and Switzerland are contributing their expertise to a new organization at the University of Prince Edward Island....[continue]

Back to School
University of Western Ontario | August 30, 2006
The following items regarding the start of the new academic year at The University of Western Ontario may be Of Interest....[continue]

Conference brings scholars from around the globe to Mount A, Aug. 18-20
Mount Allison University | August 17, 2006
Mount Allison University, in collaboration with the International Institute for Hermeneutics, is pleased to host an exciting three-day conference entitled Questioning the Absolute: New Readings of Traditional Arguments for God’s Existence....[continue]

Pipe bands first and second
Simon Fraser University | August 13, 2006
It was a first and a second for the Simon Fraser University pipe bands atthe World Pipe Band Championships in Scotland August 12.The junior Robert Malcolm Memorial pipe band placed first in the Grade 2 competition at Glasgow Green – and the famed senior SFU Pipe Band placedsecond in the prime Grade 1 event....[continue]

French contest crowns provincial champions
McMaster University | June 28, 2006
On June 24, over 150 people gathered to celebrate the achievements of grades 7 to 12 students from all over Ontario who had recently competed in McMaster's second annual Concours de Français (French contest)....[continue]

Naïm Kattan
Concordia University | June 7, 2006
Born in 1928 in Baghdad, where he attended secondary school and studied law, Naïm Kattan received a scholarship from the French government in 1947 to continue his studies of literature at the Sorbonne....[continue]

Alfred Leslie
Concordia University | June 7, 2006
Alfred Leslie is one of the surviving members of the School of New York, the post-war community of painters, poets, photographers, filmmakers, dancers and musicians that have had a lasting impact on the way we make and think about the arts....[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]

International conference on bullying addresses understanding and learning
Queen's University | May 18, 2006
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, will serve as the official patron of a new national network to address problems of childhood bullying....[continue]

Mount A student receives full scholarship to Yale
Mount Allison University | May 17, 2006
New Mount Allison grad Maryn Stockman has recently achieved what most undergraduate students can only dream about....[continue]

Well-Known Canadian pianist appointed to BU School Of Music
Brandon University | May 10, 2006
Dr. Glen Carruthers, Dean of the School of Music, Brandon University, announced this week the appointment of Canadian pianist Megumi Masaki to the full-time teaching faculty....[continue]

UVic Physicists Probe the Origin of the Universe
University of Victoria | April 20, 2006
The biggest science experiment in history is currently underway in Switzerland and researchers at the University of Victoria are playing a critical part....[continue]

U of C celebrates 40 years with 40 outstanding alumni
University of Calgary | April 6, 2006
What do Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Charlie Fischer (Nexen president and CEO) and his wife Joanne Cuthbertson (the next chancellor to the U of C), Evan Adams (actor and physician), Robert Thirsk (one of only eight Canadian Space Agency astronauts), and Vicki Adams Willis (Decidedly Jazz Danceworks co-founder) have in common?...[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | February 28, 2006
Excellent grades plus involvement in university and community activities are adding up to distinction for 25 students at the University of New Brunswick....[continue]

Buttle battles back to Olympic bronze
University of Toronto | February 17, 2006
Engineering student calls victory 'huge'...[continue]

Kensington Sinfonia performs with two soloists
University of Calgary | February 15, 2006
The University of Calgary Celebrity Series presents Calgary’s Kensington Sinfonia on Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11, 2006 at 8 pm in the Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall of the Rozsa Centre....[continue]

Knowledge acquisition in a university setting
University of Ottawa | January 25, 2006
At the end of January, the Centre for University Teaching is hosting two events dealing with knowledge acquisition in a university setting....[continue]

Inaugural Film and Arts Appreciation Week at Trent University January 23 - 27
Trent University | January 20, 2006
The Trent International Students Association (TISA) has announced that the inaugural Film and Arts Appreciation Week, a free public event designed to showcase cinematic representations of different regions around the world, will begin on January 23 and run through to January 27 at various locations around the main campus....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | January 10, 2006
The geological exploration of Mars. Perhaps decades ago, it seemed as far away as the Red Planet itself. Guess what?...[continue]

Canada needs disaster-reduction platform: York prof
York University | November 9, 2005
With experts predicting a flu pandemic on the horizon, York University professor David Etkin says Canadians need a comprehensive disaster reduction platform -- an item that will be high on the agenda at an upcoming disaster-management symposium organized by York....[continue]

Book now for Malaspina’s 2006 Art Tour of Europe
Malaspina University College | October 24, 2005
Do you dream about visiting the vineyards of France or touring ancient Greek temples and palaces?...[continue]

James Cullingham’s Lessons in Fear to be screened at Mount A, Oct. 26
Mount Allison University | October 24, 2005
Mount Allison’s international relations program and Cinema Politica will be co-sponsoring a screening of Lessons in Fear, a feature documentary by acclaimed director/producer James Cullingham....[continue]

U of S Scientist Wins Prix Galien Canada Research Award
University of Saskatchewan | October 20, 2005
Lorne Babiuk, director of the University of Saskatchewan's Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO), has been named the 2005 recipient of the Prix Galien Canada Research Award which honors a leading researcher judged to have made the most significant contribution to pharmaceutical research in the country....[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]

Jackman to preside over final Convocation as Chancellor
University of Windsor | October 13, 2005
Chancellor and long-time University of Windsor supporter, Frederic (Eric) Jackman, will be one of two outstanding individuals to receive honorary degrees this Saturday, October 15, during the University of Windsor’s 84th Convocation Ceremonies at the University of Windsor’s St. Denis Centre. Jackman and fellow recipient Sergio Marchionne (BComm ’79) will be honoured for their outstanding contributions to their communities and fields of endeavour....[continue]

Leading Muslim scholar to deliver major public lecture
Queen's University | September 29, 2005
Tariq Ramadan, a leading Muslim scholar and one of Time magazine's top 100 innovators of the 21st century, will give this year's prestigious Donald Mathers Memorial Trust Lecture at Queen's University....[continue]

Take sex out of government spending, York prof says
York University | September 23, 2005
Government budgets in Canada affect men and women differently and are leaving women behind, says a new report by York University professor Isabella Bakker.. ....[continue]

Third Age Centre Public Lecture - Third Age Centre Public Lecture - September 13th
St. Thomas University | September 8, 2005
Dr. Patricia Mitchell, St. Thomas University’s Visiting Chair of Gerontology, will deliver the Third Age Centre’s annual public lecture on Tuesday, September 13, 2005 at 2:00 pm in the Holy Cross House boardroom....[continue]

Hard sledding: Rookie bobsledder may push her way to Olympic podium
University of Toronto | January 31, 2005
Graduate student bound for Turin, Italy...[continue]



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