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Tom Daileyís got the spirit!
St. Mary's University | October 11, 2006
The Centre for Spirituality and the Workplace at Saint Maryís will be hosting a talk by Tom Daily from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the Xerox Room (Sobey Building) on Thursday, October 26....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | October 10, 2006
Colin MacDougallís (Civil Engineering) research on testing straw as a modern building material is featured in the Globe and Mail....[continue]

McGill and Montreal Matters: All about school
McGill University | October 3, 2006
Series to highlight education policy, preventing bullying and more...[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 3, 2006
Five internationally known and highly regarded researchers in the area of text analysis will highlight the 2006 Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis (CaSTA) being held at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton from Oct. 11 to 15....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | October 2, 2006
David Thomson (Statistics) discusses his research that uses a radio solar telescope to examine the reasons for dropped cell phone calls in the Globe and Mail....[continue]

Bacteria discovery aids food production, water purificatio
Queen's University | September 29, 2006
The search for a type of bacteria that creates better ice cream and artificial snow has suddenly become a lot easier, thanks to a discovery by Queen's University biologist Virginia Walker....[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]

Academic passion sparked by Parksville-Qualicum Centre classes
Malaspina University College | September 20, 2006
An unexpected global adventure in learning started with first-year English courses at Malaspina University-Collegeís Parksville-Qualicum Centre....[continue]

UBC Astronomers Help Put Einsteinís General Relativity Theory Through Its Most Stringent Test Yet
University of British Columbia | September 14, 2006
Two UBC astronomers are part of an international research team that has shown Einsteinís theory of general relativity is correct to within 0.05%....[continue]

BU Coach Barnaby Craddock Finalizes Mens Basketball 2006 Recruiting Class
Brandon University | August 30, 2006
Bobcats second year Head Coach Barnaby Craddock announced this week that a former Canada...[continue]

Bobcats Menís Basketball Announces New Recruits
Brandon University | July 12, 2006
Bobcatís Head Coach Barnaby Craddock is pleased to announce the commitment of Jon Thompson, Eric Holm and Johnny Witt as the first members of their 2006 recruiting class....[continue]

UW's spring convocation awards student degrees, honorary degrees
University of Waterloo | June 12, 2006
The University of Waterloo will graduate nearly 4,000 students and award 11 honorary degrees during spring convocation to be held on campus from Wednesday through Saturday (June 14-17)....[continue]

Prof Takes Academic Search Above and Beyond Google
University of Guelph | June 7, 2006
A University of Guelph English professor is helping to transform online humanities research. Susan Brown and two co-editors at the University of Alberta have created Orlando, a 5.5-million-word history of womenís writing in the British Isles that uses an online search and indexing system with capabilities beyond Google....[continue]

Flora MacDonald to address researchers
University College of Cape Breton | May 23, 2006
North Sydney native and former federal cabinet minister Flora MacDonald will give the keynote address to the Cape Breton Health Research Symposium this Friday, May 26, at Cape Breton University....[continue]

Goddard family issues statement regarding their daughter, Captain Nichola Goddard, killed in action in Afghanistan
University of Calgary | May 18, 2006
Our daughter, Captain Nichola Goddard, has been portrayed in the media as a strong leader, an officer who cared for her soldiers, and one who believed in the importance of her work and of the Canadian mission in Afghanistan....[continue]

U of G Faculty, Staff, Grads Among Women of Distinction
University of Guelph | May 12, 2006
Six members of the University of Guelph community have been named recipients of the YMCA-YWCAís 2006 Women of Distinction Awards....[continue]

UW awards 11 honorary degrees at convocation
University of Waterloo | April 24, 2006
Flora MacDonald, a highly respected former federal politician, and Bob Rosehart, the longest-serving university leader in Ontario and president of Wilfrid Laurier University, are among those receiving honorary degrees at the University of Waterloo during spring convocation to be held June 14-17....[continue]

Professor Geoffrey Eathorne to Receive Symons Award for Excellence in Teaching
Trent University | March 29, 2006
Trent University is pleased to announce that English Professor Geoffrey Eathorne, who will be retiring this year after 38 years with the University, will be presented with the Symons Award for Excellence in Teaching at the convocation ceremonies to be held in June....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | March 24, 2006
The future of the North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) and an opinion on the hot topic of ballistic missile defence will headline a public lecture at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton...[continue]

Trent University Sponsors Public Talk on Women on Death Row in the United States
Trent University | March 21, 2006
The Departments of Women Studies, Political Studies, and Sociology at Trent University, along with the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough, are pleased to be sponsoring a free public talk by Kathleen O'Shea, a social worker and former nun who researches female offenders with an emphasis on women on death row, on Thursday, March 30 at 7:00 p.m. at the Peterborough Public Library....[continue]

UW to host Waterloo Regional FIRST Robotics competition
University of Waterloo | March 15, 2006
With participation rising by 25 per cent over last year, some of Ontario's top high school students will once again gather at the University of Waterloo next week for the Waterloo Regional FIRST Robotics Competition....[continue]

Lynn Davies and Eric Miller to Read at UNBF
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | March 13, 2006
Lynn Davies and Eric Miller will read from their poetry on Monday, March 20, at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | March 7, 2006
The History of American Counter-Terrorism is the subject of a timely public lecture at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton....[continue]

Creating success: OISE/UT professor studies urban school leadership
University of Toronto | March 6, 2006
Joseph Flessa examines the interplay between school leadership with social and economic inequalities...[continue]

Urban dance pilot puts new spring in older adultsí steps
University of Calgary | February 24, 2006
Scholarly research shows dancing is good for older adults, but the only evidence you really need are the smiles on the faces of the seniors taking part in a University of Calgary-led pilot project....[continue]

Former Osgoode dean Peter W. Hogg to assist Supreme Court nominee hearing
York University | February 20, 2006
Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today that Peter W. Hogg, Professor Emeritus and former Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, will deliver the opening and closing remarks for the country's first-ever televised public hearing for the review of the new nominee for the Supreme Court of Canada....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | January 25, 2006
Author Patrick Kavanagh will read from Gaff Topsails on Monday, Feb. 6 at 7 pm at the Faculty-Staff Club, Ward Chipman Library Building, as part of the Lorenzo Reading Series at the University of New Brunswick Saint John....[continue]

McGill-led team discovers fastest-spinning pulsar
McGill University | January 12, 2006
A team of astronomers led by McGill University graduate student Jason Hessels has discovered the fastest-spinning neutron star, or pulsar, ever found....[continue]

York film studentís thesis paves way for role on CTVís One Dead Indian
York University | January 4, 2006
York University film student and actress Pamela Matthews joins a star-studded cast in CTVís One Dead Indian which premieres Wednesday, January 4 at 8:00 p.m....[continue]

KPMB selected as architects for UW's Quantum Computing and Nanotechnology building
University of Waterloo | December 8, 2005
The University of Waterloo has awarded the commission to design a new $70-million facility for Quantum Computing and Nanotechnology to Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects (KPMB) of Toronto, with laboratory specialists HDR Architecture, Inc....[continue]

UNBC Names New President
University of Northern British Columbia | December 1, 2005
An outstanding university administrator with roots in British Columbia and extensive experience in the North will be the University of Northern British Columbiaís next President....[continue]

Laurier prof studies how medical marijuana could help cancer patients
Wilfrid Laurier University | November 29, 2005
Tiny critters play big role in research to suppress nausea in cancer patients...[continue]

UNBF Department of History Showcased with Pirate Book Launch
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | November 24, 2005
A fascinating glimpse into pirates of the Atlantic is the subject of a new book with a boatload of connections to the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton....[continue]

Fruit fly research set to revolutionize study of birth defects
Queen's University | November 21, 2005
A Queen's University study of fruit flies that may revolutionize the way birth defects are studied has identified the genes affected by a widely prescribed drug known to cause birth defects...[continue]

McGill University receives $22-million donation from Canadian Credit Management Foundation and Marcel Desautels
McGill University | November 17, 2005
Management faculty renamed the Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill UniversityLargest single donation to a Canadian business school ushers in a new era of business education...[continue]

New UW centre researches Canada's physical infrastructure
University of Waterloo | October 28, 2005
With Canada's federal, provincial and municipal governments facing massive spending needs on physical infrastructure, such as roads, bridges and airports, a newly established centre at the University of Waterloo seeks to provide the knowledge to make the best use of the strategic investment....[continue]

The life of Seymour Schulich: Biographical notes
McGill University | September 30, 2005
Seymour Schulich, 65, an entrepreneur and philanthropist, is co-founder of Franco-Nevada Mining Corporation and Chairman of Newmont Capital Limited....[continue]

Memorialís performance and communications media class presents Friday Afternoon at the Movies
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 21, 2005
Students from the diploma program in performance and communications media present Friday Afternoon at the Movies on Sept. 23, 2005at 4 p.m...[continue]

Former Carnegie director honoured with Gandhi-inspired award
Simon Fraser University | September 12, 2005
Michael Clague, the former director of Vancouver's Carnegie Community Centre and a long-serving community educator and planner, is being honoured as the recipient of the Thakore Foundation Visiting Scholar award....[continue]



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