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Law students practise access to justice
University of Windsor | November 16, 2006
Individuals with intellectual disabilities in Windsor and Essex County may make a smoother adjustment to living independently thanks to the generosity of some Faculty of Law students at the University of Windsor....[continue]

Faculty of Law contest: See how the other half lives
University of Windsor | November 14, 2006
Faculty of Law Dean Bruce Elman will have a chance to walk a mile in the loafers of first-year Law student Mohamed Hashim tomorrow, when they switch roles during the facultyís Dean for a Day event....[continue]

UofW Engineering students hurl themselves into studies
University of Windsor | November 13, 2006
Itís an 800-year-old weapon but itís challenging second-year Mechanical Engineering students as they plan their strategies for the University of Windsorís annual Trebuchet Competition, set for Friday, November 17, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the St. Denis Centre....[continue]

Cross-Country Teams Win Gold
University of Guelph | November 12, 2006
For the first time in school history, both the womenís and menís cross-country teams have won gold medals at the 2006 Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS) championships....[continue]

SMU graduate students scoop big scholarships
St. Mary's University | November 9, 2006
Dr. J. Colin Dodds, President of Saint Maryís University and the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research hosted a special ceremony and reception this afternoon to recognize students who have earned scholarships for the 2006-2007 academic year....[continue]

University of Windsor and other Ontario universities introduce landmark information tool
University of Windsor | November 9, 2006
The University of Windsor and 18 other Ontario universities have developed Common University Data Ontario (CUDO), www.uwindsor.ca/windsorcudo, an on-line tool designed to enable users to access and compare performance information collected in a fair and consistent manner....[continue]

Mount Allison welcomes Jenny Munday as Crake Drama Fellow
Mount Allison University | November 7, 2006
Jenny Munday has joined the faculty of Mount Allison University as the 2006-07 Crake Drama Fellow....[continue]

SHEA, Harold Thomas
St. Mary's University | October 25, 2006
SHEA, Harold Thomas - 83, Halifax, passed away October 23, 2006....[continue]

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre to Host Public Lecture Oct. 25
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 16, 2006
Identifying, assessing and treating male perpetrators and abused women is the topic of a lecture hosted by the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton on Wednesday, Oct. 25....[continue]

Fruit fly 'hibernation' linked to single important gene
University of Toronto | October 16, 2006
Findings have potential to develop new agricultural and medical techniques...[continue]

#6 Hawks defeat Blues 68-7
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 16, 2006
Ryan Lynch of Waterloo, Ont. rushed for 196 yards and Laurierís first three touchdowns as the number six nationally ranked Golden Hawks (6-1) defeated the University of Toronto Varsity Blues (0-7) 68-7 in front of a crowd of 1,059....[continue]

Laurier faculty invited to participate in universityís first faculty feedback survey
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 13, 2006
Wilfrid Laurier University will be conducting its first faculty feedback survey starting next week....[continue]

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

Business, humanitarian and community leaders to receive honorary degrees at weekend convocation ceremonies
University of Windsor | October 10, 2006
The University of Windsor will confer degrees on 949 graduating students during two sessions of the universityís 86th Convocation ceremonies this weekend...[continue]

Bruce Oland Named to the Order of Canada
St. Mary's University | October 10, 2006
Bruce Oland, who holds an Honorary Doctor of Commerce from Saint Maryís (í00), was named to the Order of Canada (OC) this past Friday, October 6....[continue]

University and community service to be recognized at 2006 Clark Awards
University of Windsor | October 4, 2006
A dedicated feminist who has devoted her retirement to the work of the University of Windsorís Friends of Womenís Studies, the organizing group for the Distinguished Visitor in Womenís Studies program, is one of five outstanding community and University of Windsor supporters who will be honoured with the 2006 Clark Award....[continue]

Celebrating 10 years of Sport Management (SPMA) at Brock University 1996 - 2006
Brock University | October 4, 2006
Sport Industry Panel - featuring SPMA alumni from IMG, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd., CIBC Run for the Cure, Nike Canada, the Canadian Football League (CFL), San Francisco Sports Authority, Toronto Argonauts, Tennis Canada, Toronto Blue Jays, RCGA and Consumer Impact Marketing....[continue]

University and community service to be recognized at 2006 Clark Awards
University of Windsor | October 2, 2006
A dedicated feminist who has devoted her retirement to the work of the University of Windsorís Friends of Womenís Studies, the organizing group for the Distinguished Visitor in Womenís Studies program, is one of five outstanding community and University of Windsor supporters who will be honoured with the 2006 Clark Award....[continue]

Supercomputer Network Gets Nearly $11 Million, U of G to Benefit
University of Guelph | September 29, 2006
One of the most powerful supercomputing installations in the world, which the University of Guelph is part of along with 15 other Ontario research institutions, has received an additional $10.9 million in support from the provincial government....[continue]

Province invests millions in McMaster Innovation Park and C4
McMaster University | September 28, 2006
Member of Provincial Parliament Ted McMeekin visited the McMaster Innovation Park last week to formally announce the McGuinty government's $10 million investment in the McMaster Innovation Park (MIP) and nearly $4 million more for technology transfer initiatives....[continue]

Homecoming - Welcome to Western
University of Western Ontario | September 27, 2006
With some of the top names in Canadian media in attendance, Western is opening its campus to alumni and the greater London community this weekend as the University celebrates Homecoming 2006 - Friday, September 29 to Sunday, October 1....[continue]

University of Windsor researcher provides "sound evidence" of Ivory-Billed Woodpecker's existence
University of Windsor | September 26, 2006
University of Windsor Biology professor Dan Mennill and his team of researchers are part of an international group that has just published evidence of the existence of the elusive Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, a magnificent bird thought to have become extinct half a century ago....[continue]

Hawks roll to 34-18 Homecoming win over Mustangs
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 23, 2006
The defending Vanier Cup Champion Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks (3-1) shut out the University of Western Mustangs (2-2) in the second half en route to a 34-18 victory over their bitter rivals....[continue]

UofW Professor promotes conference to encourage women and sport
University of Waterloo | September 22, 2006
University of Windsor Kinesiology Professor Margery Holman will head a conference of top female athletes, researchers, and advocates September 28 and 29 at Queenís Park to identify and share innovative approaches to helping young women benefit from participation in sport....[continue]

Sports greats to be honoured by Alumni Association at Hall of Fame ceremony
University of Windsor | September 19, 2006
The University of Windsorís Alumni Association will recognize this yearís Sports Hall of Fame inductees with ceremonies this Saturday, September 23, 2 p.m., in Ambassador Auditorium, CAW Student Centre, on the University of Windsor campus....[continue]

The university of the bedside
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 18, 2006
Laurier grad Nick Ruiter has been a spiritual care coordinator for ten years now, and some find it hard to believe that he can enjoy his job as much as he does....[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]

Spontaneous theatre to be presented at MASTerworks, Sept. 16
Mount Allison University | September 11, 2006
On Saturday, September 16, at 8 p.m., the Windsor Theatre season will start with a bang. MASTerworks, a series of short plays, will be presented in the Windsor Theatre in the University Centre...[continue]

UNB WITHDRAWS FROM MACLEAN'S SURVEY
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | September 6, 2006
The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is among a growing number of universities to opt out of the Macleanís university ranking survey....[continue]

UNB Withdraws from Maclean's Survey
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | September 6, 2006
The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is among a growing number of universities to opt out of the Macleanís university ranking survey....[continue]

Doctor Shortage Grows for Aging Baby Boomers
University of Western Ontario | September 5, 2006
A Canadian study indicates doctors who practice geriatric medicine (GM) are going to be in short supply when baby boomers are going to need them most, if something isn't done soon to address the shortfall....[continue]

NS Premier Appoints SMU alumnus to senior post
St. Mary's University | September 5, 2006
Premier Rodney MacDonald has just announced the appointment of Robert Fowler to the most senior position in the Nova Scotia civil service....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | September 5, 2006
Emeritus professor Ned Franks (Political Science) continues to comment on the role of the Canadian Senate, most recently in a CanWest News Service article that appears in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and Windsor Star....[continue]

KEITH, David Alan
St. Mary's University | August 30, 2006
Passed away suddenly at his home in Halifax due to natural causes at age 38....[continue]

Notice of Visitation and Funeral for David Alan Keith
St. Mary's University | August 30, 2006
Passed away suddenly at his home in Halifax due to natural causes at age 38....[continue]

University of Windsor Withdraws from Maclean's
University of Windsor | August 30, 2006
After extensive consideration and evaluation, the University of Windsor today informed Macleanís Magazine that it will withdraw from its annual ranking survey of Canadian universities....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | August 23, 2006
Samantha King (Kinesiology and Health Studies) discusses her research that challenges the corporatization of breast cancer research on CBCís Ontario Morning....[continue]

Officers and academics gather for UofW Forensic Science Conference
University of Windsor | August 21, 2006
The University of Windsor will host Forensic scientists, students, and police officers specializing in forensic identification this week during the first-ever joint meeting of the Canadian Identification Society Educational Conference and Canadian Society of Forensic Sciences....[continue]

Acadia to Host FIRST LEGO League and High School Robot Competitions
Acadia University | August 14, 2006
C: 902.670.8966...[continue]

UPEI Professor Appointed Scholar-in-Residence for Official Languages
University of Prince Edward Island | July 27, 2006
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has recognized Dr. Miles Turnbullís expertise in French as a second language education (FSL)....[continue]


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