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University of New Brunswick - Saint John | November 16, 2006
The University of New Brunswick’s Student Investment Fund (SIF) is continuing to set records. On Oct. 25, the fund topped $2 million, doubling what it started with eight years ago....[continue]

New Award Honours Renowned Poet P.K. Page
University of Victoria | November 16, 2006
Celebrated Canadian poet P.K. Page marks her 90th birthday later this month, but the distinguished woman of letters is the one handing out the presents....[continue]

Bobcat Bulletin #2 - November 6 - 12, 2006
Brandon University | November 16, 2006
Marius led the Bobcats on the weekend to their first ever weekend sweep....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | November 15, 2006
Art Mcdonald (Physics) discusses the inaugural John C. Polanyi Prize presented to he and his team in a CanWest News service story that appears in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, and Edmonton Journal....[continue]

Dr. Jason Levy awarded Brandon University's first Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council grant
Brandon University | November 7, 2006
Dr. Jason Levy, a researcher and professor in Brandon University's Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies department, has been awarded a Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) Strategic Project Grant, the first to be awarded to a Brandon University faculty member....[continue]

Rodeo rider feels at home at Woodsworth College
University of Toronto | November 7, 2006
Woodsworth: A mult-generational community...[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | November 7, 2006
Kathleen Lahey’s (Law) comments about income-splitting are featured in the in the National Post....[continue]

Mount A students attend APICS Conference
Mount Allison University | November 7, 2006
In October, 10 Mount Allison students participated in the 30th annual joint Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science APICS conference at Cape Breton University in Sydney, NS....[continue]

He shoots! He scores?
University of Calgary | October 26, 2006
Researchers at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Kinesiology may have found the secret to dazzling goaltending, after they discovered the exact spot a goalie needs to watch to be successful....[continue]

Breakaways no match for goalie’s Quiet Eye
University of Calgary | October 25, 2006
Researchers at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Kinesiology may have found the secret to dazzling goaltending in hockey, after they discovered the exact spot a goalie needs to watch to successfully stop pucks....[continue]

10 choreographers, 100 dancers
University of Calgary | October 25, 2006
The University of Calgary Faculty of Kinesiology and Faculty of Fine Arts Program of Dance are excited to present the 37th Dance Montage from Thursday, November 23rd to Saturday, November 25th, 2006 at the University Theatre....[continue]

Bulb eater crushes mercury concerns
University of Calgary | October 24, 2006
It looks like a robot from a science fiction movie but it only exterminates fluorescent light bulbs.The new bulb eater at the University of Calgary, an alien-looking lamp crushing system, will keep mercury out of landfills and reduce the overall volume of waste....[continue]

Research Infosource Rewards U of L With Increase in Ranking
University of Lethbridge | October 24, 2006
The University of Lethbridge is the only Alberta University in a recent ‘Top-three’ national ranking of research institutions....[continue]

Husky Energy Enables Advanced Health Research in the North
University of Northern British Columbia | October 23, 2006
The University of Northern British Columbia will be engaged in cutting-edge research on diabetes in children and the effects of environmental contaminants on health thanks to a donation from Husky Energy....[continue]

Dalhousie: The Best Place to Work – The Scientist
Dalhousie University | October 23, 2006
If you work as a scientific researcher in a Canadian university, you can’t do better than Dalhousie....[continue]

Unique bra eases women’s recovery from heart surgery
University of Calgary | October 22, 2006
A national clinical trial led by a University of Calgary researcher has found that wearing a specialized compression bra significantly reduces women’s breast pain following heart surgery....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | October 16, 2006
Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about China responding to North Korea’s nuclear testing appears in the Toronto Star....[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]

Joy Romero Named Chair of Athabasca University Governing Council
Athabasca University | October 13, 2006
Advanced Education Minister Denis Herard announced yesterday that Joy Romero, P. Eng., will be the next Chair of the Athabasca University Governing Council....[continue]

2005/2006 Community Report
University of Lethbridge | October 13, 2006
What will happen if our freshwater supply runs dry? How can we stay active and healthy as we age? What would the future hold if history is forgotten?...[continue]

University appoints new Director of Continuing Education
St. Mary's University | October 12, 2006
Elizabeth (Betty) MacDonald has accepted an appointment as Director of Continuing Education at Saint Mary’s University , effective October 30, 2006 for an initial term of six years....[continue]

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

Mount Allison’s Performing Arts Series presents the Lafayette String Quartet, Oct. 14- CANCELLED
Mount Allison University | October 10, 2006
Mount Allison University’s Performing Arts Series continues with its second concert of the season on Saturday, October 14, at 8 p.m. in Brunton Auditorium with the renowned Lafayette String Quartet....[continue]

SMU In the News
St. Mary's University | October 10, 2006
Dr. J. Colin Dodds, President of Saint Mary’s, was quoted in The Halifax Chronicle Herald where he spoke about the $300,000.00 in funding from NSERC (Natural Science and Engineering Research Council) to science researchers at Saint Mary’s....[continue]

New MRI Facility Boosts Cutting-edge Neuroscience Research
University of Lethbridge | October 6, 2006
Officials from the University of Lethbridge’s Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience (CCBN) opened a new Imaging Centre on Friday October 6, 2006....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | October 3, 2006
Jean Cote’s (Kinesiology and Health Studies) research on success of "small-town athletes" versus athletes from bigger cities is featured in the Globe and Mail....[continue]

Bobcats Men's Volleyball to host Team Canada Alumni
Brandon University | September 28, 2006
On Sunday October 1, the Bobcat Men’s Volleyball team will continue their exhibition schedule against the Team Canada Master’s Men’s team....[continue]

New chair appointed to the University of Lethbridge Board of Governors
University of Lethbridge | September 28, 2006
Robert Turner, Q.C. has been appointed as the new chair of the University of Lethbridge Board of Governors by Advanced Education Minister Denis Herard. Effective immediately, Turner will vacate his position as a board member to take on a three-year term as chair....[continue]

Concordia University Keeps on Shuffling
Concordia University | September 26, 2006
Friday, September 29, Concordia University will present the 17th edition of its annual Shuffle. Concordia President Claude Lajeunesse will join hundreds of staff, faculty, students, alumni and friends in the 6.5 km walkathon from the University’s downtown Sir George Williams Campus to its Loyola Campus to raise funds for scholarships and bursaries....[continue]

SMU salutes its sports heroes
St. Mary's University | September 23, 2006
It was a sold out show and one that no one will ever forget....[continue]

Three AU Master’s Students Win SSHRC Scholarships
Athabasca University | September 22, 2006
Three Athabasca University master’s students have been awarded 2006 scholarships by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | September 18, 2006
Adnan Husain (History) comments on the ramifications of Pope Benedict’s recent comments about Islam in an Associate Press story that appears in the Victoria Times Colonist, Winnipeg Sun, Calgary Sun, Halifax Chronicle Herald, Edmonton Journal and on[continue]

Internationally renowned sport psychologist to speak at Mount A, Sept. 19
Mount Allison University | September 15, 2006
New York Rangers. New York Knicks. Basketball great Isiah Thomas. Canadian Olympic gold medalists. Just what do all of these world-renowned icons of athleticism have in common?...[continue]

University issues call for Urban Campus building partner
University of Calgary | September 14, 2006
The University of Calgary will issue a request for proposals (RFP) this month for a building partner for the $235M downtown Urban Campus, President Harvey Weingarten said today in his annual Report to Community....[continue]

Dr. Richard Leigh named to the University of Calgary’s GSK-CIHR Professorship in Inflammatory Lung Disease
University of Calgary | September 14, 2006
Research focuses on the functional changes that occur with asthma and other chronic lung diseases...[continue]

Brandon University Department of English teams with Winnipeg International Writers' Festival to bring 'Thin Air' to campus
Brandon University | September 13, 2006
As part of the Winnipeg International Writers' Festival's THE TOUR, Brandon University will host two sets of readings on campus on Thursday September 21st, featuring authors Tomson Highway, Eden Robinson and Richard Wagamese....[continue]

SMU set to honour the greats in varsity sport
St. Mary's University | September 13, 2006
Saint Mary's is gearing up to induct some sports heroes into its Sport Hall of Fame....[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]

University of Calgary unveils multimedia lab with $100,000 donation from NBC Universal Canada
University of Calgary | September 12, 2006
The Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Calgary will open its new, state-of-the-art multimedia laboratory today thanks to a $100,000 gift from NBC Universal Canada....[continue]

University of Alberta names new director of the Canadian Circumpolar Institute
University of Alberta | September 7, 2006
University of Alberta Vice-President (Research), Dr. Gary Kachanoski, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Marianne Douglas as director of the Canadian Circumpolar Institute (CCI) effective 1 September 2006....[continue]



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