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Library offers glimpse into the mind of Isaac Newton
McMaster University | November 16, 2006
A rare first edition of Isaac Newton's Opticks, recently acquired as McMaster University library's two millionth book, has provided the inspiration for an imaginative interdisciplinary collaboration between the library, the Learning Technologies Resource Centre (LTRC) and instructors in the Arts and Science program....[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]

Malaspina University-College student studies tongue-eating parasite
Malaspina University College | November 14, 2006
A passion for parasites led Malaspina University-College Biology student Aya Murakami all the way to Ireland....[continue]

History and biology departments awarded $100,000 grants
McMaster University | November 8, 2006
History and biology students are enjoying better learning opportunities thanks to a $100,000 Departmental Learning Innovation Grant that was awarded to both departments in June....[continue]

Health studies program goes to the community
University of Regina | November 6, 2006
The University of Regina and First Nations University of Canada are launching an extensive consultation of health agencies and stakeholders to connect health studies students with knowledge and expertise in the health community....[continue]

Dalhousie University Receives $90,000 in Funding for Commercialization
Dalhousie University | November 6, 2006
A new way to diagnose asthma in children. An innovative approach to chemistry instruction. A novel diagnostic marker for pediatric cancer....[continue]

New chair will focus on Indian culture-history
University of Alberta | October 27, 2006
The creation of a new Chair in Classical Indian Polity and Society, focusing on the period from 500 BCE to 500 CE, will significantly enhance the University's ability to offer courses on one of the great civilizations of the world to its students....[continue]

Open letter to McMaster's Teaching Assistants
McMaster University | October 27, 2006
The University has written an open letter outlining the Settlement Proposal it has made in its negotiations with CUPE Local 3906 representing Teaching Assistants at McMaster....[continue]

Top five reasons for employers to hire co-op students
Brock University | October 25, 2006
Faculty of Business at Brock University sees need to educate employers on benefits of co-operative education...[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 25, 2006
Cutting-edge education experts from coast to coast will offer keynote addresses at the Atlantic Educators’ Conference in Fredericton, Nov. 17 and 18. The public is welcome to attend the keynote addresses at no charge....[continue]

PhD candidate takes U of T to heartStudent finds passion in teaching, research and learning from mentor
University of Toronto | October 24, 2006
Nesime Askin was a fourth year physiology student on the St. George campus when a review paper she wrote for a course changed her life....[continue]

Yukon Students Can Transfer to Southern Art Institutions
Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design | October 24, 2006
Two leading art and design institutes have signed articulation agreements with Yukon College. The agreements with the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design (ECI) and the Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD) mean that students who complete the foundation year at the new School of Visual Arts in Dawson City qualify for second year at the southern institutions....[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]

Students Benefit from Growing First Nations Partnerships at CBU
University College of Cape Breton | October 23, 2006
Today, in celebration of Mi’kmaq History Month, the Mi’kmaq College Institute at Cape Breton University recognized First Nation community partnerships with a special dedication and an open house....[continue]

Cap and Gowns Abound: Mount Saint Vincent University Graduates More Than 450 at Fall Convocations
Mount Saint Vincent University | October 22, 2006
Mount Saint Vincent University will officially confer certificates, diplomas and degrees to more than 450 graduating students....[continue]

'Class Afloat' Drops Anchor in Historic Lunenburg as Prestigious Private School, West Island College International, Chooses New Home Port
Acadia University | October 19, 2006
West Island College Class Afloat (WIC) and Acadia University have formed a unique new partnership....[continue]

Malaspina’s new Faller Training program gets corporate backing
Malaspina University College | October 18, 2006
Malaspina University-College’s new Faller Training program, offered in partnership with the BC Forest Safety Council, has received full industry backing with a list of generous donations....[continue]

Malaspina collaborates on development of early childhood education for Indonesia
Malaspina University College | October 18, 2006
Educators half-a-world away are helping enhance learning for young Indonesian children, thanks to a collaborative project between Malaspina University-College in Nanaimo and Widya Mandala Catholic University in Surabaya, Indonesia....[continue]

UW and Stratford explore possibility of liberal arts campus
University of Waterloo | October 17, 2006
The University of Waterloo, the City of Stratford and the Stratford Festival of Canada are taking the first steps toward opening a liberal arts college....[continue]

University of Western Ontario | October 16, 2006
As three local high school teachers received honors for their work in the violence prevention program The Fourth R today, it was announced that the program will receive a $1-million gift from the Arthur and Mary Jane Crooks family....[continue]

MBA repeats #1 BusinessWeek ranking
Queen's University | October 13, 2006
Queen’s MBA has been ranked #1 for the second time in a row by BusinessWeek magazine’s influential biannual ranking of MBA programs outside the US, with five Canadian schools dominating the top ten....[continue]

Professors to be honoured for teaching and research excellence
Brock University | October 13, 2006
Brock University will honour three faculty members for their contributions to teaching and research as part of the second ceremony of its Fall Convocation to be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m., in the Ian D. Beddis Gymnasium, located in the Walker Complex....[continue]

Program links art to students, teachers and community
University of Regina | October 12, 2006
A collaboration of art, education and technology led by University of Regina educators will give students, teachers and the Saskatchewan community greater access to the art collections of two of the province’s major galleries....[continue]

Trinity Western University's new president to appear on Omni TV's The Standard, Thursday October 12, 2006 at 9:00pm PST.
Trinity Western University | October 11, 2006
Viewers are exposed to riveting stories from around the world, meeting newsmakers up close, and discovering the spiritual sides of famous men and women from all walks of life....[continue]

Western reappoints Dean of Social Science
University of Western Ontario | October 10, 2006
The University of Western Ontario has announced the reappointment of Dr. Brian Timney as Dean of the Faculty of Social Science. Dr. Timney will begin a six-year term on July 1, 2007....[continue]

Memorial University and IOC partner to boost cultural opportunities in Labrador West
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 10, 2006
An exciting new partnership between Memorial University of Newfoundland’s School of Music and the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) will help enhance cultural and music opportunities for school-aged students in Labrador West....[continue]

Lunch at a Book Launch
University of Lethbridge | October 6, 2006
The University of Lethbridge Bookstore will host a Lunch N' Launch onOctober 19 to celebrate two new faculty publications: Back Door Java, byDr. Jan Newberry (Anthropology) and A Curriculum of Difficulty, by Dr. LeahFowler (Education)....[continue]

Schlegel Centre means business
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 6, 2006
If you start talking to your "intelligent" home or office in the future, there is a good chance 23-year-old Mike Bodkin of Waterloo will have had something to do with it....[continue]

Keyano Signs New Agreement With the U of L for Bachelor of Fine Arts
University of Lethbridge | October 5, 2006
On October 4, 2006, Keyano College signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the University of Lethbridge that may result in Keyano’s Visual Performing Arts students gaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts without leaving the College....[continue]

New College officially welcomes new leader
University of Toronto | October 5, 2006
Ninth principal is leading historian, former director of the Centre for the Study of the United States...[continue]

From Mount A to the Met and back again
Mount Allison University | October 3, 2006
The Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall, Mount Allison’s Brunton Auditorium…just what to do these stages have in common?...[continue]

Acadia’s Continuing and Distance Education Division Launches Professional Development Program for Business
Acadia University | October 3, 2006
Acadia University’s Division of Continuing and Distance Education today announced a new program of management and professional development courses for adult learners....[continue]

McGill and Montreal Matters: All about school
McGill University | October 3, 2006
Series to highlight education policy, preventing bullying and more...[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]

Ribbon-cutting opens Lyons Instructional Media Centre
McMaster University | September 29, 2006
The Lyons Instructional Media Centre is now open after a three-phase renovation project that created a new home for the centre's audiovisual collection....[continue]

New Adult Education Degree Offered Jointly by UPEI and Holland College
University of Prince Edward Island | September 29, 2006
A new Bachelor of Education Degree in Human Resource Development offered jointly by Holland College and the University of Prince Edward Island will prepare students to teach in the field of Adult Education....[continue]

StFX Announces Hall of Honour Inductees 2006
St. Francis Xavier University | September 28, 2006
StFX has announced the names of the latest inductees to the university's Hall of Honour....[continue]

BCIT carpentry students construct relief home for tsunami victims
British Columbia Institute of Technology | September 25, 2006
Sixteen BCIT carpentry students recently completed the construction of a Britco Structures demonstration hybrid panelized and pre-cut home designed for Indonesian tsunami relief housing....[continue]

Malaspina to offer business program in India
Malaspina University College | September 22, 2006
Students in India will soon be able to earn a Malaspina diploma without leaving their country....[continue]

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



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