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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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

In memoriam: Professor Emeritus Peter Brock
University of Toronto | June 26, 2006
Brock was foremost scholar of pacifism...[continue]

U of C Department of Music announces Celebrity Series 2006/07 season
University of Calgary | June 21, 2006
The University of Calgary Department of Music unveils the following artists for Celebrity Series 2006/07....[continue]

International L.M. Montgomery Conference to Explore Conflict
University of Prince Edward Island | June 16, 2006
Since the first symposium in 1994, the L.M. Montgomery Institute’s biennial conferences at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) have brought together scholars, researchers, students, and Montgomery enthusiasts to explore the world and the works of PEI’s most famous author....[continue]

World Cup mania alive and well at U of T
University of Toronto | June 16, 2006
Venues with big screens bring out the fans...[continue]

Internationally acclaimed writer Tomson Highway to spend two terms at BU as Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting Professor
Brandon University | June 15, 2006
This fall, the Brandon University Faculty of Arts welcomes internationally acclaimed author and playwright Dr. Tomson Highway to the campus as the Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting professor. Dr. Highway will be on campus for two terms, the first during the fall of 2006, and the second during the fall of 2007....[continue]

Researchers at York receive $3 million from SSHRC
York University | June 15, 2006
York university researchers have been awarded almost $3 million in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)....[continue]

UW's spring convocation awards student degrees, honorary degrees
University of Waterloo | June 12, 2006
The University of Waterloo will graduate nearly 4,000 students and award 11 honorary degrees during spring convocation to be held on campus from Wednesday through Saturday (June 14-17)....[continue]

Convocations mark success of over 1,700 Laurier students
Wilfrid Laurier University | June 7, 2006
Wilfrid Laurier University will celebrate student achievement during five spring convocation ceremonies this Thursday and Friday in Waterloo, and next Wednesday in Brantford. By 10 a.m. today, Laurier students had completed the program requirements for 1,744 degrees and diplomas....[continue]

New Alumni Association President elected
University of Alberta | June 7, 2006
The University of Alberta Alumni Association has elected Heike Juergens to serve as its president for 2006/07....[continue]

Piers Handling to receive honorary degree
Ryerson University | June 1, 2006
Piers Handling, director of one of the most prominent film festivals in the world, will receive an honorary doctor of laws from Ryerson University Friday, June 9, 9:30 a.m. Ryerson Theatre, 43 Gerrard St. E....[continue]

Summer Convocation June 12 to 15, Five to Receive Honorary Degrees
University of Guelph | June 1, 2006
The University of Guelph will award some 2,600 degrees and diplomas during eight convocation ceremonies June 12 to 15 in the Gryphon Dome....[continue]

Knowledge-based economy overlooks "invisible" skills: OISE/UT conference
University of Toronto | May 31, 2006
International researchers examine how workplaces can identify and value workers’ informal learning...[continue]

Geomatics professor receives prestigious international recognition
University of Calgary | May 30, 2006
On Friday, May 12, 2006, Dr. Klaus-Peter Schwarz, (a Professor Emeritus at the University of Calgary, Department of Geomatics Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering) was conferred the eminent and rarely given title "Doctor Engineer Honoris Causa" by the University of Hannover, Germany, on the occasion of its 175th anniversary celebrations....[continue]



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