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Five inducted into Community of Distinction
McMaster University | November 10, 2006
A champion of problem-based learning, a leader who shaped health care research, a facilitator of the new health sciences centre, a scientist of population health, and a nursing professor who took McMaster's multi-professional team-building approach abroad are being honoured by McMaster University's Faculty of Health Sciences....[continue]

Guest pianist Yoko Hirota to perform Nov. 13
Mount Allison University | November 9, 2006
On Monday, November 13, Mount Allison’s music department will present a guest recital by pianist Yoko Hirota. The recital will take place in Brunton Auditorium and will begin at 8 p.m....[continue]

2006 E-Gré winner to perform at Mount Allison, Oct. 28
Mount Allison University | October 26, 2006
On Saturday, October 28, Mount Allison University’s music department will host a recital by cellist David Eggert, winner of the 2006 Eckhardt Gramatté National Music Competition, and pianist Walter Delahunt. The concert will take place in Brunton Auditorium and will begin at 8 p.m....[continue]

BU School of Music Upcoming Events: November & December 2006
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
BU School of Music
BU School of Music
Upcoming Events: November & December 2006

  • BU School of Music pro series – single admission: $12.00/$8.00/$6.00
    Events whose dates appear in bold are sponsored by the School of Music....[continue]

    Mongolian author to read at Malaspina University-College
    Malaspina University College | October 24, 2006
    Mongolian author, chieftain, shaman and poet Galsan Tschinag is visiting Malaspina University-College’s Nanaimo campus for a free reading from his latest book, The Blue Sky....[continue]

    University of Manitoba | October 23, 2006
    University of Manitoba researchers have found that anxiety disorders appear to be independently associated with several physical conditions, including thyroid disease, respiratory disease, arthritis and migraine headaches....[continue]

    University of Manitoba | October 19, 2006
    The 14th annual J. B. Rudnyckyj Distinguished Lecture for 2006 features Dr. Yuri Scherbak, an expert on the Chornobyl tragedy and the current political landscape of Ukraine....[continue]

    Brock's graduate students step onto world stage of research
    Brock University | October 18, 2006
    At Brock University's Fall Convocation, 147 students will receive master's and doctoral degrees during the Oct. 20 ceremony, a reflection of the institution's development and growth in post- graduate education....[continue]

    Hon. Barbara A. Hagerman Initiates Ambassador Family Program
    University of Prince Edward Island | October 16, 2006
    This year UPEI is celebrating 50 years of international students. In 1956, four students from Hong Kong came to PEI to study. International students have been an integral part of UPEI’s campus life and the PEI community....[continue]

    But Atlantic Canada needs to do more
    St. Mary's University | October 13, 2006
    Atlantic Canada needs to look at other cities in the country in order to find ways to attract and retain more immigrants, said Dr. Jeffrey Reitz....[continue]

    UW joins Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies consortium
    University of Waterloo | October 12, 2006
    The University of Waterloo will hold a special event next week to officially announce its partnership with one of North America's leading libraries in Renaissance studies....[continue]

    Dr. Megumi Masaki appointed as Artistic Director of Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition
    Brandon University | October 12, 2006
    Brandon University School of Music Piano Professor and renowned performer Dr. Megumi Masaki has been appointed Artistic Director of the The Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, effective in October 2007....[continue]

    McMaster researcher awarded CANADA-HOPE Scholarship
    McMaster University | October 4, 2006
    An international scientist at McMaster University has been awarded a new national scholarship worth $174,000....[continue]

    Renowned pianist and BU professor Alexander Tselyakov nominated for Western Canadian Music Award
    Brandon University | October 3, 2006
    Renowned pianist and Brandon University professor Alexander Tselyakov has been nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award in the Outstanding Classical Recording category for his album Alexander Tselyakov Plays Variations on the Theme of Paganini....[continue]

    Stephen Lewis speaks at Nipissing University
    Nipissing University | September 29, 2006
    Canada failing in foreign aid, HIV-AIDS activist says...[continue]

    Immigration for Nation-Building in Regions and Cities
    St. Mary's University | September 28, 2006
    A well-known professor of Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies in Canada will be at Saint Mary’s University in October to talk about how immigration can boost economies in regions and cities, particularly in Atlantic Canada....[continue]

    U of R hosts international conference on German culture
    University of Regina | September 19, 2006
    The Departments of History and International Languages at the University of Regina, in association with Fallada Forum, are hosting an international multi-disciplinary conference, "Berlin’s Culturescape in the 20th Century", on Sept. 22-24 at the Hotel Saskatchewan....[continue]

    Museum of Art and Goethe-Institut create virtual art exhibit
    McMaster University | September 13, 2006
    The McMaster Museum of Art and the Goethe-Institut in Toronto are teaming up to create a virtual exhibit to help high school students around the world learn about German culture and language through a unique perspective--artwork....[continue]

    Brandon University welcomes acclaimed writer Tomson Highway to campus as Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting Professor
    Brandon University | September 13, 2006
    Brandon University and the Brandon University Faculty of Arts are proud to welcome internationally acclaimed author and playwright Dr. Tomson Highway to the BU campus as the Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting professor...[continue]

    Science/engineering researchers receive $23.4 million
    Queen's University | September 13, 2006
    Professors and students at Queen's University doing research ranging from speech perception and "spintronics" to how we age, less stressful MRI scanners, preserving modern works of art, and preventng injuries at work will receive a total of $23.4 million from Science and Engineering Research Canada (NSERC)....[continue]

    All-star faculty performers launch 8th year of School of Music
    Brandon University | September 12, 2006
    Celebrating its eighth year, the Brandon University School of Music''s pro series will feature seven concerts this year....[continue]

    Newfoundland team progresses to semi-finals at World Cup competition in France
    Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 12, 2006
    The ACE Memorial team has emerged successfully from the first round of competition at the SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) World Cup, beating out teams from Germany, Botswana, Kyrgyzstan and China. Fifteen members of the ACE Memorial team are currently in Paris, France competing against teams from 48 other countries....[continue]

    Biography of Major Brent Beardsley
    Concordia University | September 8, 2006
    Born in Ottawa and raised in Montreal, Major Brent Beardsley is a 25-year veteran of the Canadian Army....[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]

    Recipients announced for the 25th Annual Memorial Alumni Tribute Awards
    Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 8, 2006
    Ten outstanding alumni of Memorial University of Newfoundland will be recognized for their achievements at the 25th Annual Alumni Tribute Awards on Thursday, Oct. 26 2006....[continue]

    Vancouver Police Foundation supports BCIT’s canine health research
    British Columbia Institute of Technology | August 31, 2006
    This morning at the Vancouver Police Department’s canine training centre, a well-trained canine officer will fetch a generous gift for the British Columbia Institute of Technology...[continue]

    Governor General’s Award winner joins Mount A
    Mount Allison University | August 24, 2006
    Mount Allison University is excited to welcome Canadian Studies scholar Dr. Christl Verduyn to campus....[continue]

    Conference brings scholars from around the globe to Mount A, Aug. 18-20
    Mount Allison University | August 17, 2006
    Mount Allison University, in collaboration with the International Institute for Hermeneutics, is pleased to host an exciting three-day conference entitled Questioning the Absolute: New Readings of Traditional Arguments for God’s Existence....[continue]

    UW joins Abu Dhabi international energy research network
    University of Waterloo | August 17, 2006
    The University of Waterloo will be the only Canadian partner in an international research network launched recently in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, which seeks to develop alternative technologies for advanced energy and environmental solutions....[continue]

    Diethard Bohme wins prestigious prize
    York University | July 31, 2006
    York's Canada Research Chair in Chemical Mass Spectrometry, Diethard Bohme, has received the Gerhard Herzberg Award this year for outstanding achievement in the science of spectroscopy....[continue]

    Concordia University awarded Canada Research Chair in Inter-X Art Practice and Theory
    Concordia University | July 27, 2006
    Concordia University has been awarded a new Tier-2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Inter-X Art Practice and Theory, for Sandeep Bhagwati, in the Departments of Music and Theatre, in the Faculty of Fine Arts....[continue]

    One-of-a-kind organ installed at U of C
    University of Calgary | July 20, 2006
    When the planning was underway in 1996 for the Rozsa Centre, one of the items the University of Calgary saw as a critical component of the concert hall was a pipe organ. Now, ten years later, and thanks to the generosity of some remarkable Calgarians, audiences and performers alike can share the music of a unique new instrument....[continue]

    Eight new Canada Research Chairs announced U of T’s total now 223
    University of Toronto | July 19, 2006
    The new chairs were announced July 19 by Maxime Bernier, minister of industry and minister responsible for the Canada Research Chairs program....[continue]

    German 'Indianthusiasts' fuel Aboriginal tourism
    University of Calgary | July 14, 2006
    It’s a long way from Berlin to Indian Village at the Calgary Stampede, but for a growing number of German ‘Indianthusiasts’, experiencing traditional Aboriginal culture first-hand is an essential element of their passion....[continue]

    Author Isabel Cuerrier visits Brandon University
    Brandon University | July 14, 2006
    On July 14, Brandon University Program For the Education of Native Teachers instructor Gaye Sheardown welcomed author Isabel Cuerrier to the campus for a reading before Sheardown’s University Writing students in the John E. Robbins library....[continue]

    Kelton takes on second term as head of Faculty of Health Sciences
    McMaster University | July 13, 2006
    In the past five years, McMaster's Faculty of Health Sciences has undergone tremendous growth in its dual mandates of education and research....[continue]

    German tourists soaking up native Indian culture
    University of Calgary | July 13, 2006
    Every year, Germans flock to Western Canadian Aboriginal tourism sites – including to Indian Village at the Calgary Stampede – to feed their appetites for traditional native Indian culture....[continue]

    UW holds major conference on German-speaking immigration around the world
    University of Waterloo | July 12, 2006
    Canada's most prominent area of German settlement -- Kitchener-Waterloo -- will host an unprecedented conference next month on the experiences of German-speaking immigrants around the world....[continue]

    Mount A grad nabs only Canadian spot at NASA Academy
    Mount Allison University | July 10, 2006
    Mount Allison University graduate Kyle Hill ’06 of Yarmouth, NS has been selected to participate in NASA’s Goddard Summer Academy....[continue]

    Windsor Drama School first in Canada to host international acting workshop
    University of Windsor | July 6, 2006
    The University of Windsor’s School of Dramatic Art will be the host of The Michael Chekhov Association’s annual International Michael Chekhov Workshop and Festival from July 6 through 15....[continue]

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