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UW, three other universities work to restore Sri Lankan villages hit by tsunami
University of Waterloo | November 7, 2006
The University of Waterloo and three other Canadian universities will work collaboratively with local partners to restore the economy and environment of six villages in Sri Lanka devastated by the tsunami of December 2004....[continue]

Inaugural CBU Fall Convocation Celebration This Saturday
University College of Cape Breton | October 24, 2006
Cape Breton University will celebrate its first Fall Convocation this Saturday, October 28. The celebration takes place at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre starting at 7:00 p.m. CBU Chancellor Annette Verschuren will confer the parchments. Approximately 250 students are eligible to graduate....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 19, 2006
With the recent outbreak of a Norwalk type virus at other universities in the region, the University of New Brunswick Saint John is taking a proactive approach in the prevention of such an outbreak here on our campus....[continue]

$2.25M From Province Taps Into Underwater Research
University of Victoria | October 18, 2006
The appointment of a top scientist to the B.C. Leadership Chair in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change at the University of Victoria will take environmental research to new levels, Advanced Education Minister Murray Coell announced today....[continue]

New Parking Lot Opens
University of Guelph | October 10, 2006
The University’s newest parking lot, P42, opened today on the former site of the Cold Storage Building on South Ring Road, south of the University Centre. As a result, many of the premium parking stalls in P31 have been changed back to orange/black permit parking....[continue]

UNBC Begins New Academic Year
University of Northern British Columbia | September 1, 2006
Classes in the 2006-07 academic year will begin on Tuesday, September 5, marking the beginning of UNBC’s 15th year of offering courses....[continue]

New UW program trains professionals to protect and promote public health
University of Waterloo | July 17, 2006
The next generation of public health professionals will soon be able to receive advanced training at the University of Waterloo on the wide range of professional skills needed to prevent disease as well as protect and promote the health of populations in Canada and abroad....[continue]

Hygiene Science Institute at Brock, added bonus for students studying Applied Health Sciences
Brock University | July 4, 2006
Hygiene, to most, is often taken for granted, but it is a significant topic because of its importance to a healthy and safe life....[continue]

Million dollar gift targets costly group of diseases
Simon Fraser University | May 31, 2006
The Milan and Maureen Ilich Foundation is donating the last $1 million needed to establish a $4 million endowed research chair in statistics and information sciences for arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases....[continue]

University sees decrease in accidents
University of Toronto | May 29, 2006
Decline in incidence rates attributed to proactive training efforts campus-wide...[continue]

1, 564 students to graduate from Laurentian University
Laurentian University of Sudbury | May 29, 2006
Laurentian University will celebrate its 1,564 new graduates during Spring Convocation ceremonies, 1,253 of which will be recognized at on-campus ceremonies to be held at the Fraser Auditorium from Wednesday, May 31, to Saturday, June 3....[continue]

CBU Convocation 2006: More than 700 To Graduate
University College of Cape Breton | May 10, 2006
Convocation 2006 is well underway with a bevy of graduate activities that will culminate later this week....[continue]

Laurentian University announces honorary degree recipients for Spring 2006
Laurentian University of Sudbury | April 26, 2006
Laurentian University will award honorary doctorates to eight distinguished citizens at its Spring Convocation Ceremonies, May 31 through June 3, 2006....[continue]

CBU to Celebrate Community and Environmental Health
University College of Cape Breton | April 21, 2006
Cape Breton University will celebrate community and environmental health issues locally and world-wide as Chancellor Annette Verschuren confers three honorary degrees at this year’s Convocation ceremony on Saturday, May 13....[continue]

Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic to be Considered Under International Lens
University of Northern British Columbia | April 6, 2006
Three experts in environmental planning will share international perspectives on the mountain pine beetle epidemic in Prince George next week....[continue]

Dal places 1st in Canada, 9th in North America for post-docs
Dalhousie University | March 31, 2006
Dalhousie University is the best place to work in Canada for post-doctoral fellows, according to a study conducted by The Scientist, a monthly research magazine....[continue]

UNBC Gets Approval to Offer New Bachelor of Health Sciences Degree
University of Northern British Columbia | March 29, 2006
The Ministry of Advanced Education has approved a new Bachelor of Health Sciences degree that will begin at UNBC this fall....[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]

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]

Recruiting CBU Public Health Students
University College of Cape Breton | January 24, 2006
Ontario Health Program Director on Campus Thursday to Recruit CBU Public Health Students - Grads in High Demand...[continue]

Forensic science expert to speak at Laurentian University
Laurentian University of Sudbury | November 10, 2005
Dr. George Carmody, a widely recognized expert in population genetics, will be at Laurentian University to present a lecture entitled "Identification of Humans Using DNA" on Thursday, November 17, at 8 p.m., in room C-304 of the Classroom Building....[continue]

Three new Canada Research Chairs at the University of Ottawa to study workplace safety, evolutionary genetics, and environmental health and genetics
University of Ottawa | November 10, 2005
Three new Canada Research Chairs are coming from as near as Montreal and as far as Australia to join the University of Ottawa, Canada’s university....[continue]

UNBC Establishes Research Program in Aboriginal Environmental Health
University of Northern British Columbia | February 3, 2005
The Province will invest $2.25 million through the Leading Edge Endowment Fund to help fund the new Dr. Donald B. Rix B.C....[continue]

New Health Science Degree Created
University of Northern British Columbia | January 30, 2005
Starting this fall, and pending final approval from the Ministry of Advanced Education, the University of Northern British Columbia will begin offering a new bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences that will enhance UNBC’s growing number of academic programs that focus on health and human development....[continue]



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