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'Storytelling' African Radio Director to Visit U of G
University of Guelph | November 14, 2006
The program director of the African Radio Drama Association (ARDA), which uses soap-opera-like drama as an educational tool in rural areas, will visit the University of Guelph Nov. 17....[continue]

Engineering forges ties with Russia
McMaster University | November 13, 2006
Russia's Consul General was on campus last week discussing expanding educational linkages with the Faculty of Engineering....[continue]

City's oldest war memorial undergoing restoration
University of Toronto | November 10, 2006
Commemorates U of T students who died defending Canada...[continue]

New Downtown Gallery Honours Williams Legacy
University of Victoria | November 9, 2006
When he died on Nov. 9, 2000, the late Victoria philanthropist, patron of the arts and heritage developer Michael Williams left virtually his entire estate, including property and an extensive art collection, to the University of Victoria....[continue]

McMaster to unveil design of Main Street entrance
McMaster University | November 8, 2006
Fleisher Ridout Partnership Inc., a Toronto-based landscape architecture firm, has been chosen to redesign the main entrance to McMaster's campus after a year-long design competition....[continue]

Dr. Nagaraja Rao to speak on the art and architecture of India, Oct 30-31
Mount Allison University | October 27, 2006
The Mount Allison Distinguished Speaker Series is please to present Dr. Nagaraja Rao, former head of the Archaeological Survey of India and current head of Dhvanyaloka Centre for Indian Studies (DCIS), Mysore (the home of the new Shastri-Mount Allison Summer Program in India)....[continue]

New Arboretum Bridge is A World First
University of Guelph | October 27, 2006
The world’s first footbridge made of wood fibre and plastic composites will be unveiled at the University of Guelph's Arboretum Oct. 30....[continue]

2007 Edutravel Information Night
Brock University | October 26, 2006
Opera Italia, Great Cathedrals of Europe and a Baltic Cruise - these are just some of the exotic trips that will be offered by Brock University's Edutravel program in 2007....[continue]

UW Hagey lecturer, Seymour Hersh, to talk about U.S. policy in Middle East
University of Waterloo | October 23, 2006
Acclaimed journalist Seymour Hersh will discuss the role of the United States in the Middle East during a public lecture at the University of Waterloo next month....[continue]

University of Manitoba | October 16, 2006
The title Professor Emeritus is an honour that is conferred by the Board of Governors after retirement on individuals who have rendered distinguished service to the university and who have significant records in teaching, research, and scholarship....[continue]

Dal Grants Honorary Degrees to Three Exceptional Canadians
Dalhousie University | October 16, 2006
During fall convocation ceremonies, October 21st and 22nd, 2006, Dalhousie University will award honorary degrees to three prominent Canadians in recognition of their significant accomplishments....[continue]

UTM-City project major award finalist
University of Toronto | October 13, 2006
Mississauga Model in contention for prestigious World Leadership Awards...[continue]

Rural Development Institute and BU Geography Department presents visiting railway expert Charles Bohi
Brandon University | October 12, 2006
On Monday, October 16 at 7:00 p.m., in Room 3-47 Brodie Building on the BU Campus, visiting scholar Charles Bohi will give a talk on The Rural Railroad Station as an Architectural Logo. The presentation in free of charge, and all are welcome to attend....[continue]

Foundation kicks off campaign with highest total ever
Thompson Rivers University | October 12, 2006
At its annual kick-off breakfast this morning, the TRU Foundation raised $71,065, with 70 per cent of the total coming from a single donor....[continue]

Where is your favourite secret space in Regina?
University of Regina | October 10, 2006
Maybe your favourite Regina space is included in the new book from the CPRC Press: Regina’s Secret Spaces: Love and Lore of Local Geography....[continue]

My Portico,' U of G's New Web Portal, Now Available to Campus Community
University of Guelph | October 6, 2006
Painting the cannon has taken on a whole new meaning now that the University's long-awaited web portal is up and running. MyPortico (as U of G's virtual doorway is called) is loaded with features that can make you more efficient, add some fun to your day and perhaps even surprise you....[continue]

U of T students, alumni and faculty talk trash
University of Toronto | October 6, 2006
Festival highlights one of city’s key issues...[continue]

Research symposium on genomics
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 3, 2006
A research symposium titled Innovations in Genomics Research: Implications for Health Services and Policy will be held Oct. 19 at the Fairmont Hotel in St. John’s....[continue]

Fortis Inc. donation improves teaching technology and honours community builder Dr. Angus Bruneau
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 2, 2006
The heart of the S. J. Carew Building has been given a facelift. Thanks to a $100,000 donation from Fortis Inc. to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, the main engineering lecture theatre on Memorial University’s St. John’s Campus has been revitalized and will be officially renamed today in a dedication ceremony....[continue]

Faculty of Law forms unique partnership with International Criminal Court
University of Toronto | October 2, 2006
Collaboration is a first in North America...[continue]

Mount Allison welcomes Roman history expert to campus — Oct. 4
Mount Allison University | October 2, 2006
Mount Allison University’s department of classics will host a public lecture by Dr. Michele George of the department of classics at McMaster University. Dr. George’s talk is entitled: Stantium servorum turba: Slaves at Roman Banquets and will be held on Wednesday, October 4 at 4:45 p.m. in the Avard-Dixon Building, room 118....[continue]

A Pocket Companion to the Owens Art Gallery: A little guide for kids by kids, to be launched Sept. 30
Mount Allison University | September 28, 2006
On Saturday, September 30 the Owens Art Gallery will launch A Pocket Companion to the Owens Art Gallery: A little guide for kids by kids....[continue]

Building healthy homes
Simon Fraser University | September 28, 2006
A newly revamped complex of low-income housing could help its occupants, many of them children with asthma, breath easier....[continue]

G. Raymond Chang named new Chancellor of Ryerson University
Ryerson University | September 26, 2006
G. Raymond Chang, Chairman of CI Financial and a member of Ryerson's Board of Governors has been named Chancellor of Ryerson University....[continue]

Virtual reality lands at McMaster
McMaster University | September 21, 2006
Interactive simulator brings computing and software education to life...[continue]

UW president shares vision of Waterloo Region as knowledge capital by 2010
University of Waterloo | September 21, 2006
David Johnston, president of the University of Waterloo, today outlined 10 goals to make Waterloo Region Canada’s knowledge capital by 2010 and invited the community to develop the next 10....[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-College’s Parksville-Qualicum Centre....[continue]

Dr. Usha George new Dean of Faculty of Community Services at Ryerson University
Ryerson University | September 19, 2006
Dr. Usha George has been appointed Dean of Ryerson University's Faculty of Community Services. Her five-year term began this summer....[continue]

Doors Open Lethbridge Events, September 22 & 23
University of Lethbridge | September 14, 2006
9:30 am – 6:00 pm1st Choice Savings and Credit Union Ltd.45 Fairmont Boulevard SouthFull wheelchair accessiblePublic washrooms availableTOURS Guided 30 minute tours available. Max 15 per tour.Call 320-4248 to arrange to be on a tour.Built in 2004/2005 by Group 2/Goss Architectural, this is an environmentally friendly "LEED" building. A "LEED" building, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, incorporates many initiatives to create a more sustainable building, site and community. These initiatives reduce energy and water use, generate less waste and provide healthier indoor and outdoor environments. Among the initiatives undertaken at the building is the Eco-roof, a vegetated roof system designed to capture rain water and reduce site temperatures.+++Fri SEP 22 + Sat SEP 23...[continue]

Camille Zakharia: Division Lines
St. Mary's University | September 11, 2006
While the world’s attention is focused anxiously on Lebanon, Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery launches its fall season with a major solo exhibition by a Lebanese-Canadian artist who has a long association with Halifax....[continue]

Nobel Prize Laureate to Deliver Preistman Lectures
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | September 11, 2006
Sir Harold (Harry) Kroto, an English chemist who won the Nobel Prize in 1996 for the discovery of fullerenes, molecules composed entirely of carbon in the form of a hollow sphere, ellipsoid, or tube, will deliver this year’s Bryan Priestman lectures....[continue]

Biography of Major Brent Beardsley
Concordia University | September 8, 2006
Born in Ottawa and raised in Montreal, Major Brent Beardsley is a 25-year veteran of the Canadian Army....[continue]

SFU opens permanent Surrey campus
Simon Fraser University | September 8, 2006
Simon Fraser University’s new Surrey campus was officially opened September 8 at a ceremony attended by SFU President Michael Stevenson, Premier Gordon Campbell, Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts and other community leaders, students and local residents....[continue]

Open house to showcase new Surrey campus
Simon Fraser University | September 8, 2006
SFU Surrey invites the community to check out the new Surrey campus at an open house on Saturday, Sept. 9 (noon-4 p.m)....[continue]

Computer scientist and entrepreneur David Cheriton visits UW
University of Waterloo | September 7, 2006
Computer scientist and entrepreneur David Cheriton will be at the University of Waterloo Friday to hear some of the thanks that he couldn't listen to in person when UW's school of computer science was named in his honour last year....[continue]

New hub for pharmacy education and research opens at U of T
University of Toronto | September 6, 2006
State-of-the-art Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building officially open...[continue]

New partnership in engineering at Memorial University could help bring natural gas from the arctic
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 5, 2006
BMT Fleet Technology Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Ltd, is launching a new program of arctic research in cooperation with Memorial University of Newfoundland....[continue]

SFU Surrey invites community to opening
Simon Fraser University | September 5, 2006
Simon Fraser University is inviting the community to help celebrate the opening of its permanent Surrey campus on September 8 and 9....[continue]

Foster focus of gallery exhibit
University of Toronto | September 5, 2006
Details of pharmacy design on display...[continue]

Shopping for education at SFU Surrey
Simon Fraser University | August 17, 2006
Not too long ago, it was inconceivable – a marriage of academics, shoppers and office workers. But the vision of an internationally renowned architect and two interior design companies has done more than wed a shopping mall and office complex to Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus in Whalley....[continue]



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