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BC courts easy on crime
Simon Fraser University | November 16, 2006
BC’s criminal justice system often fails to ensure criminals pay for their crimes, says a discussion paper from the BC Progress Board and two SFU criminologists....[continue]

Racial profiling to be hot topic at Hot Talks
University of Toronto | November 10, 2006
Hart House-sponsored panel discussion to be hosted Nov. 14...[continue]

New University courses to include Northwest Coast First Nations carving
Malaspina University College | October 19, 2006
Spanish, religion, criminology and Northwest Coast First Nations Carving courses will spice up an already extensive selection of university-level courses being offered at Malaspina University-College’s Cowichan campus in spring 2007....[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]

Science Fiction film, eXistenZ, up for discussion at Malaspina
Malaspina University College | October 5, 2006
Watch, chat and snack university-style during a free public movie night at Malaspina University-College’s Cowichan campus, Tuesday Oct. 17....[continue]

Youth Gambling Study Undertaken at SMU
St. Mary's University | October 2, 2006
A professor from Saint Mary’s University is part of a team of researchers from Halifax, NS who have been awarded a 10-month grant by the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation (NSGC) to conduct a comprehensive, independent research study into youth gambling....[continue]

Urban issues come under scrutiny
Simon Fraser University | September 20, 2006
A new public lecture series aimed at making communities safer — called Safe Streets, Safe Communities — begins at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus on September 28....[continue]

Renowned academic to discuss crime prevention at uOttawa
University of Ottawa | September 18, 2006
An Oxford professor is returning to his former university to deliver a lecture on crime prevention. Julian Roberts, the Assistant Director of the University of Oxford’s Centre for Criminology, will speak on perceptions and realities surrounding crime prevention on the evening of September 20....[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]

Belize building on books from Malaspina University-College
Malaspina University College | August 24, 2006
Dr. Larry Wolfe had just assigned a library research paper to his marketing students when one of the students spoke up....[continue]

Brock professor awarded funding to research hate crime reporting, documentation and case processing
Brock University | August 22, 2006
Ellen Faulkner, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, was recently awarded $47,498 over three years from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to research and understand what impedes or supports hate crime reporting, documentation and case processing....[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]

Igali school to open in August
Simon Fraser University | July 25, 2006
Olympic champion Daniel Igali’s dream of a new school for his village of Eniwari, Nigeria is about to be realized. Maureen Matheny Academy will officially open at a commissioning ceremony on August 19....[continue]

Sixteen elected to Royal Society of Canada Faculty members receive highest Canadian academic accolade
University of Toronto | July 20, 2006
Each year the Royal Society of Canada, this country’s oldest and most prestigious scholarly organization, elects new fellows to its ranks and 16 U of T top faculty members are among the 82 outstanding scholars, scientists and artists elected this year....[continue]

Study targets dog laws & education
Simon Fraser University | July 19, 2006
If you are an American pit bull terrier living in Coquitlam, the law says you’ll need to wear your muzzle in public. Cross over into Port Coquitlam and you can be muzzle-free....[continue]

Malaspina University-College grads awarded medals for academic achievement
Malaspina University College | July 6, 2006
Three Malaspina University-College grads did more than get good grades while in school – they were at the top of all their classes....[continue]

Sociology Prof In the News
University of Guelph | June 26, 2006
Research by U of G sociology Prof. Jane Sprott was featured in this weekend's Globe and Mail....[continue]

Academic Lecture Series: Diasporic Communities and Experiences
St. Mary's University | June 2, 2006
The Association of the Greek Orthodox Church and the Greek Community in Halifax.Dr. Geraldine Thomas, Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Saint Mary’s University...[continue]

Spring Convocation follows SFU Open House celebration
Simon Fraser University | May 24, 2006
Simon Fraser University has a lot to celebrate in June — from its 40th anniversary Open House on June 3 to spring Convocation on June 7, 8 and 9....[continue]

Spring Convocation follows SFU Open House celebration
Simon Fraser University | May 24, 2006
Simon Fraser University has a lot to celebrate in June — from its 40th anniversary Open House on June 3 to spring Convocation on June 7, 8 and 9....[continue]

The University of Ottawa to welcome 135 new doctors
University of Ottawa | May 9, 2006
They are determined, enthusiastic, motivated, and committed to the medical profession....[continue]

Arts Professor Appointed to Law Reform Commission
St. Mary's University | April 21, 2006
A professor in the Faculty of Arts at Saint Mary’s University has just been appointed as a Commissioner of the Law Reform Commission of Nova Scotia for a term of three years....[continue]

Profs tackle environmental issues in China
St. Mary's University | April 20, 2006
Four faculty from Saint Mary’s University, Drs. David Cone, Zhongmin Dong, Douglas Strongman (Biology), and Madine VanderPlaat (Sociology/Criminology), are visiting Shaanxi Normal University in Xi’an, China and the surrounding countryside....[continue]

Highlights of Throne Speech Analysed
University of Western Ontario | April 4, 2006
The Department of Communications & Public Affairs at The University of Western Ontario is providing the following contacts to assist those covering today's throne speech....[continue]

Raising student awareness of identity theft
University of Ottawa | March 15, 2006
Personal data such as social security and credit card numbers are worth their weight in gold for identity thieves....[continue]

University of Ottawa Media Calendar: March 13 to 19 2006
University of Ottawa | March 13, 2006
Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week....[continue]

Soul’d Out Live is gospel thank-you
University of Toronto | March 6, 2006
U of T Gospel Choir to host fundraiser for multifaith centre on March 16...[continue]

Students Stryjak and Midgely to be remembered at SFU campus memorial
Simon Fraser University | February 27, 2006
Simon Fraser University's Interfaith Centre will conduct a brief campus memorial service on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 12:30 p.m. in remembrance of students Brendan Midgley and Joseph Stryjak, who died tragically on Burnaby Mountain last month....[continue]

Class cancellation for Criminology 1303
Memorial University of Newfoundland | January 24, 2006
Memorial University course Criminology 1303 taught by John Scoville scheduled for 7-9:30 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006) in Room ED-1020 in the Education Building has been cancelled....[continue]

BC lawyers face obscenities, death threats at work
Simon Fraser University | January 20, 2006
Close to 60 per cent of BC's lawyers have experienced work-related abuse ranging from verbal obscenities to outright death threats, according to a Simon Fraser University survey....[continue]

Final exam for Criminology 1302
Memorial University of Newfoundland | December 9, 2005
The final exam for Memorial University course Criminology 1302 (an on-campus evening course) with instructors David Day, David Eaton and David Orr, will be held on Friday, Dec. 9th from 7-9 p.m. in the G.A. Hickman Building, Room ED-3034A....[continue]

Premier visits York to witness quality improvements firsthand
York University | November 29, 2005
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty visited York University’s Glendon Campus today to learn how increased funding has significantly improved the quality of education for York students....[continue]

Good Job
St. Mary's University | November 23, 2005
The 12th annual Saint Mary’s University Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony was held this afternoon in the Loyola Conference Hall, and the event was a resounding success....[continue]

United Way campaign taps into spirit of giving
University of Toronto | November 9, 2005
Raffle, silent auction among fundraising activities planned on all three campuses...[continue]

Security Measures, Civil Liberties Topics of UNBF Law Lecture
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 20, 2005
The controversial relationship between security measures and civil liberties will be the keynote address of the 27th annual Viscount Bennett Lecture at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton....[continue]

UBC Launches World Urban Forum Program with Living the Global City Series
University of British Columbia | October 11, 2005
UBC is launching the Living the Global City -- an eight-month series combining lectures, panel discussions and community events that will explore the rapid urbanization of our globe in preparation for the coming United Nations’ World Urban Forum in June 2006....[continue]

Amnesia remembered: Saga hits big screen
McGill University | September 21, 2005
McGill staffer played role in real-life drama that is now a movie...[continue]

Two uOttawa students awarded CIBC Mentorship Program Scholarships
University of Ottawa | January 31, 2005
The University of Ottawa is proud to announce two of its talented students, Mélanie Carter and James Duncan Istchenko, were today named recipients of the 2005-2006 CIBC Mentorship Program Scholarships, established through the generosity of CIBC ....[continue]



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