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Mount Saint Vincent University's Nancy’s Chair in Women’s Studies Wins National Award
Mount Saint Vincent University | November 17, 2006
On November 19, Mount Saint Vincent University’s (MSVU) 10th Nancy’s Chair in Women’s Studies, Dr. Christine Overall, will receive the 2006 Abbyann D. Lynch Medal in Bioethics from the Royal Society of Canada (RSC)....[continue]

Clarke shortlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
University of Toronto | November 16, 2006
Professor writes both poetry and prose...[continue]

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]

Mr. Glen Gatin appointed director of Campus Manitoba
Brandon University | November 16, 2006
Following an extensive search, Brandon's Mr. Glen Gatin has been appointed Director of Campus Manitoba, with a start date of December 1, 2006....[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 faculty’s Dean for a Day event....[continue]

United Way supports a variety of causes
McMaster University | November 11, 2006
Imagine a world where you are constantly reminded of your inability to do something. Everywhere you turn, it looks you in the face and stops you from functioning independently. Imagine if this was a simple task, something we take for granted like reading....[continue]

BU Literary Speakers' Series presents multimedia poetry and art by Vancouver's Karen Moe and Catherine Owen
Brandon University | November 9, 2006
On Saturday, November 18 the Brandon University Faculty of Arts Literary Speakers' Series is proud to present a multimedia poetry/art performance titled Cusp/detritus, featuring a poetry reading Catherine Owen and images by Karen Moe....[continue]

As a living memorial to those who fought in the first and second world wars, Memorial University of Newfoundland pays special attention to Remembrance Day.
Memorial University of Newfoundland | November 8, 2006
A leading authority on the writing of poet E. J. Pratt and how oral traditions influence literature will deliver Memorial University’s 2006 Pratt Lecture. Dr. Susan Gingell will explore the use of regional vernacular and other noise when she delivers her talk, called Towards an Aesthetic of Noise: Writing the Oral in the Canadian Context on Friday, Nov. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Reid Theatre, Arts and Administration Building, on the St. John’s campus....[continue]

U of T physician wins Giller Prize on first try
University of Toronto | November 8, 2006
Lam mixes passion for writing, medicine...[continue]

Pratt expert to deliver Pratt Lecture at Memorial
Memorial University of Newfoundland | November 8, 2006
One of the principal authorities on the writing of poet E. J. Pratt and how oral traditions influence literature will deliver Memorial University’s 2006 Pratt Lecture on Friday, Nov. 17....[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]

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

Indigenous Peoples' Centre: November 2006 Calendar of Workshops and Information Sessions
Brandon University | November 7, 2006
The Brandon University Indigenous Peoples' Centre, in conjunction with BU Student Services, will be offering the following workshops and information sessions during November 2006....[continue]

Madeleine Thien To Read at UNBF
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | November 7, 2006
Novelist and short story writer Madeleine Thien will read from her stunning novel Certainty....[continue]

Reel Life: StFX Welcomes 2006 Women's Film Festival
St. Francis Xavier University | November 3, 2006
A series of edgy, independent films shot through a feminist lens will be showcased during the 2006 Women's Film Festival at StFX, which will run Nov.8 to10....[continue]

Brock researcher awarded 2006 Polanyi Prize for Literature
Brock University | October 27, 2006
James Allard, Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at Brock University, has been awarded the 2006 John Charles Polanyi Prize for Literature....[continue]

Six York profs in the running for TVO's Best Lecturer 2007
York University | October 26, 2006
Six York professors have made the ‘top 30’ cut in TVOntario’s competition for Best Lecturer 2007.

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

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 24, 2006
Governor General award-winning poet Anne Compton will launch her new book, Meetings with Maritime Poets: Interviews, on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7 pm at the Grand Hall of the Scotiabank Building (40 Charlotte Street)....[continue]

Funeral services Friday for Canadian heart pioneer
McMaster University | October 24, 2006
Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 27 for a McMaster University professor who was also a Canadian cardiology pioneer....[continue]

DeGroote grads lead CMA exam pass rate
McMaster University | October 24, 2006
DeGroote School of Business students writing their Certified Management Accounting entry exams have outscored their counterparts from other business schools, according to results from the latest rounds of testing....[continue]

Global trade in human organs: the body as theatre
University of Regina | October 24, 2006
Globalization has given us a world where borders and boundaries cease to exist....[continue]

Playwright Judith Thompson Writes New Play, Featured in New Book
University of Guelph | October 23, 2006
University of Guelph theatre studies professor and Governor General Award-winning playwright Judith Thompson has written a new play that will be read during ArcFest (Art for Real Change Festival) Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. at the Theatre Centre, 1087 Queen St. W. in Toronto....[continue]

Writing life: truth, politics and power in personal narratives
University of Regina | October 23, 2006
The word "I" is the most commonly used word in the English language, but what do we mean when we use it? To whom are we referring when "I" is spoken? A simple and unassuming pronoun can have profound implications on our place and meaning in the world....[continue]

York University to confer two honorary degrees at fall convocation
York University | October 20, 2006
York University will confer honorary doctorates on two distinguished individuals during its fall 2006 convocation ceremonies, taking place on Friday, Oct. 20 and Saturday, Oct. 21....[continue]

UW graduates 1, 376 students, awards six honorary degrees
University of Waterloo | October 19, 2006
The University of Waterloo's fall convocation on Saturday will celebrate the graduation of more than 1,300 students and the granting of six honorary degrees....[continue]

ACS Grad wins Governor General's Gold Medal
St. Mary's University | October 19, 2006
Kimberley Berry, who is an alumna of Saint Mary's University, has won one of the nation's top awards for her PhD Dissertation....[continue]

Honorary and Earned Degree Recipients Announced at U of S
University of Saskatchewan | October 18, 2006
This year’s recipients of honorary and earned degrees were announced by the University of Saskatchewan and will be presented at Fall Convocation on Saturday, October 28, 2006....[continue]

Science Seminar Series presents BU's Dr. Jeffrey G. Williams
Brandon University | October 18, 2006
On Tuesday, October 24 from 12:40 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Brandon University Science Seminar series will present a talk by Dr. Jeffrey G. Williams, Vice President (Academic and Research) at Brandon University, titled The Road to Relativity. Dr. Williams' talk will take place in room 3-42 of the Brodie Sciences Building and is free of charge....[continue]

RBC Executive to Address Sobey MBA Students
St. Mary's University | October 17, 2006
As Chairman and CEO of RBC Asset Management Inc, George Lewis has responsibility for Canada's largest mutual fund family (RBC Funds) and one of Canada’s largest asset management firms with over $63 billion under management. Under his leadership, RBC Asset Management achieved more than $6 Billion in long-term net sales for the first time in its history in 2005....[continue]

Two U of G Authors Nominated for Governor General's Literary Awards
University of Guelph | October 17, 2006
Two University of Guelph English professors have been nominated for a 2006 Governor General's Literary Award....[continue]

Lynn Coady to Read at UNBF
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 16, 2006
Novelist, essayist and short story writer Lynn Coady will read from her newest novel Mean Boy on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 8 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Hall, University of New Brunswick Fredericton. Everyone is welcome to attend....[continue]

Laurier hosts premiere of award-winning movie short
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 16, 2006
The Canadian premiere of Up on the Rope, a short film by Paula M. Froehle, will take place in Laurier’s Paul Martin Centre on Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 pm....[continue]

Taking it One Ion at a Time
St. Mary's University | October 16, 2006
We are living in an age when the world is transfixed with notions of created substances being returned to the natural world, in a word – biodegradable....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 16, 2006
Robert Moore will launch Museum Absconditum on Friday, October 27 at 7 pm at the Study Lounge, Ward Chipman Library Building as part of the Lorenzo Reading Series at the University of New Brunswick Saint John....[continue]

Stephen Leahey: "Work hard and always give back to your community"
St. Mary's University | October 13, 2006
For Stephen Leahey, there is only one thing that he attributes to his success in life — Saint Mary’s University....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 13, 2006
BBC Correspondent Lyse Doucet will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree during the University of New Brunswick Saint John’s Fall Convocation Ceremony on Friday, October 20, 2006....[continue]

Young volunteers needed for vision and Down syndrome UW research project
University of Waterloo | October 12, 2006
A University of Waterloo research team seeks young volunteers with Down syndrome for a new vision research project at the school of optometry....[continue]

U of G Prof Wins Harbourfront Festival Prize
University of Guelph | October 12, 2006
University of Guelph English professor Dionne Brand was presented with the Harbourfront Festival Prize linked to the International Festival of Authors, which runs Oct. 18 to 28....[continue]

Author Lynn Coady to read at UNB Saint John
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 12, 2006
Author Lynn Coady will read from her novel Mean Boy on Monday, October 23 at 7 pm in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre as part of the Lorenzo Reading Series at the University of New Brunswick Saint John....[continue]



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