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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]

10 professors receive Early Researcher Awards
Queen's University | November 10, 2006
Ten promising young professors – working on projects ranging from how speech perception changes with aging, to new tools for assessing obesity and the growth of cartilage tissue – will receive Early Researcher Awards from the provincial government....[continue]

UNB Announces First Harrison McCain Faculty Awards
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 16, 2006
The University of New Brunswick is announcing almost $200,000 in awards to faculty members as part of the first-ever Harrison McCain Faculty Awards....[continue]

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

Go Eng Girl engineering awareness event to be held at UW on Oct. 14
University of Waterloo | October 6, 2006
Go Eng Girl, an annual event seeking to encourage young women to become interested in engineering, will be held at the University of Waterloo on Saturday, Oct. 14....[continue]

Faculty of engineering awards Alumni Achievement Medals
University of Waterloo | September 29, 2006
The University of Waterloo faculty of engineering has announced the recipients of this year's Alumni Achievement Medals....[continue]

BCIT honours outstanding alumni
British Columbia Institute of Technology | September 21, 2006
On September 21, a children's footwear designer, a news anchor, a civil engineer, a CGA and a nurse will be recognized for their outstanding achievements at BCIT’s Distinguished Alumni Awards, which honour BCIT alumni who have distinguished themselves in their careers and community endeavours....[continue]

Mount Allison researchers awarded funding from NSERC
Mount Allison University | September 14, 2006
Close to a dozen Mount Allison faculty members have a bit more research money thanks to a national announcement made by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) last week....[continue]

U of A Celebration of Teaching and Learning honours best and brightest
University of Alberta | September 8, 2006
The University of Alberta honours more than 400 of its best and brightest teachers and students today at the 11th annual Celebration of Teaching and Learning....[continue]

11 Faculty Receive Almost $300,000.00 in NSERC Funding; Additional scholarships and research awards for Saint Mary’s students announced
St. Mary's University | September 8, 2006
Saint Mary’s University has proven yet again that it’s a leader when it comes to science research in Canada....[continue]

Homecoming to offer intellectually-engaging events for alumni and public
Queen's University | September 8, 2006
Queen’s University’s Homecoming event schedule includes a number of new events designed to feed the intellectually-hungry minds of alumni and the Kingston community....[continue]

McMaster-Mohawk technology program receives award
McMaster University | September 7, 2006
A program developed by McMaster University and Mohawk College offering students a combined college and university education in technology has been recognized by The Yves Landry Foundation....[continue]

Tibetan Culture to Testing Concrete: UBC Gains Brains with Federal Research Funding
University of British Columbia | July 19, 2006 » UBC Public AffairsUBC Public Affairs310 - 6251 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1tel 604.822.3131...[continue]

Schulich School of Engineering announces new Director of Students
University of Calgary | July 10, 2006
New Schulich School of Engineering Dean Elizabeth Cannon clearly signalled a new initiative for the school with the appointment of Dr. Lynne Cowe Falls to the position of Director of Students....[continue]

Lakehead U Announces Research Funding
Lakehead University | July 5, 2006
Lakehead University is pleased to announce the results of the Natural Science and Engineering Research Canada (NSERC) competition....[continue]

Citation - Michèle Thibodeau-DeGuire
Concordia University | June 13, 2006
Mr. Chancellor, I have the honour to present to you Michèle Thibodeau-DeGuire, engineer, diplomat, community activist, philanthropic leader and communicator-motivator extraordinaire....[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]

Concordia University | June 7, 2006
David O’Brien, chairman of both the Royal Bank of Canada and EnCana Corporation, North America’s largest independent oil and gas company, will be officially installed to his position of Chancellor of Concordia University during convocation ceremonies on June 12 at 10 a.m....[continue]

Michèle Thibodeau-DeGuire, President and Executive Director Centraide of Greater Montreal
Concordia University | June 7, 2006
After graduating from the École Polytechnique in civil engineering in 1963, Mrs. Thibodeau-DeGuire worked as an engineer for the consulting firms of Francis Boulva et Associés, and Lalonde, Girouard, Letendre et Associés for almost 20 years, before being appointed Quebec’s General Delegate to New England in 1982....[continue]

Lakehead U’s Civil Engineering Steel Bridge Takes New Approach at US National Competition
Lakehead University | May 31, 2006
After placing second overall at the American Institute of Steel Construction/American Society of Civil Engineers Mid-West Regional Student Steel Bridge Competition in March, Lakehead University’s Civil Engineering Steel Bridge team went to Salt Lake City, Utah, with a new bridge design and a drive to succeed....[continue]

Student e-mail accounts required
University of Toronto | May 9, 2006
Policy facilititates efficient dissemination of information via student portals...[continue]

CUAA Alumni Recognition Awards - Biographies
Concordia University | May 8, 2006
Lillian Vineberg is a Montreal artist whose paintings and printworks are part of corporate and private collections throughout North America....[continue]

Building a new day: Schulich professor's research lends a helping hand
University of Calgary | April 28, 2006
Civil Engineering Professor Robert Day, has been awarded a Gambrinus Fellowship from the University of Dortmund, Germany....[continue]

New NSERC chair allows professor to indulge passion for teaching
University of Toronto | April 27, 2006
Paul Gavreau awarded $1-million grant to foster excellence in design engineering...[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]

Scientifically Yours celebrates women in science, engineering and technology
Brock University | April 21, 2006
Scientifically Yours, a three-day program for Grade 11 girls where participants live on campus and experience the sciences hands on, will welcome more than 100 high school students to Brock University from May 1 to 3....[continue]

Bridge to the future
University of Manitoba | March 29, 2006
ISIS Canada to receive $9.6 million in new funding to continue innovative research...[continue]

UW research team receives CFI support for project on underwater sampling
University of Waterloo | March 27, 2006
A University of Waterloo research team received funding today from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to build a laboratory to investigate underwater sampling by using robots....[continue]

Charting a course that will enable you to begin a degree, finish a degree, or explore new directions in education can be daunting.
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | March 22, 2006
Jacques Whitford Limited, one of Canada’s fastest growing consulting engineering firms, is making a $200,000 donation to UNB’s Forging Our Futures Campaign in support of science and engineering scholarships....[continue]

Bank of Montreal National Scholars honoured
University of Toronto | March 17, 2006
Scholarship program recognizes Canada’s brightest high school students...[continue]

Queen’s-led panel calls for tougher regulation of Ontario wells
Queen's University | March 10, 2006
An expert panel led by Queen's University Civil Engineering Professor Kent Novakowski is urging the provincial government to get tougher in regulating the construction of private wells that supply drinking water to many Ontario residents....[continue]

Expanded scholarship opportunities to give students leg-up on tuition fees
University of Windsor | March 9, 2006
Top students entering the University of Windsor this fall can take advantage of an expanded entrance scholarship program that will see new scholarship monies and research opportunities for students in a larger number of programs....[continue]

22nd Annual Troitsky Bridge Building Competition
Concordia University | March 9, 2006
On Friday March 10, Concordia University students, and members of the Canadian Building and Civil Engineering Students association will hold the 22nd annual Troitsky Bridge Building Competition....[continue]

Lakehead U’s Civil Engineering Team Places Second at Steel Bridge Competition
Lakehead University | March 9, 2006
A team of Lakehead University Civil Engineering students traveled to the University of Wisconsin – Platteville, to take second place in the American Institute of Steel Construction/American Society for Civil Engineering Mid-West Regional Student Steel Bridge Competition this past weekend....[continue]

Students Create Design Solutions and Flora MacDonald Speaks at International Women's Day Lecture
University of Western Ontario | March 6, 2006
The City of London has asked Western Engineering students to develop creative solutions for two design projects in London - Sarnia Road CPR Overpass and Vauxhall Pollution Control Plant....[continue]

Weekbook listing of upcoming events
University of Waterloo | February 23, 2006
Weekbook is a listing of University of Waterloo talks, conferences and events, from Feb. 27 to March 5....[continue]

UW weather station contest asks, 'When will it top 20 C?'
University of Waterloo | February 22, 2006
The University of Waterloo weather station is again holding its annual contest to predict the arrival of spring-like weather....[continue]

Leading expert discusses safety of drinking water in Canada
University of Waterloo | February 21, 2006
A leading expert on environmental health risks will give a public talk next week at the University of Waterloo, exploring the safety of drinking water in Canada....[continue]

Environmental Engineering Gets Top Marks
University of Guelph | December 22, 2005
The University of Guelph’s environmental engineering program is a leader in North America, according to an Australian survey....[continue]



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