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UN's human rights commissioner to receive honorary degree
University of Waterloo | September 25, 2006
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour, is among those receiving honorary degrees at the University of Waterloo's fall convocation to be held Saturday, Oct. 21....[continue]

Greystone donation creates centre for interprofessional collaboration
University of Regina | September 22, 2006
A donation from Greystone Managed Investments Inc. to the U of R will help future teachers and human services professionals work together to meet the needs of children and youth in schools....[continue]

Researchers target Down syndrome progress
Simon Fraser University | August 21, 2006
SFU researchers working to improve the quality of life for those with Down syndrome (DS) will join international experts for the 9th World Down Syndrome Congress in Vancouver, Aug. 22-26. The meetings will focus on progress being made in DS research....[continue]

A Class of One
Malaspina University College | August 4, 2006
"Online courses offer unmatched flexibility," said instructor Jean Maltesen, who adapted English 067 for online delivery. "Each student is literally a class of one, able to take the course on his or her schedule."...[continue]

Sheila Hardy appointed LU.s first Director, Academic (Native Affairs)
Laurentian University of Sudbury | July 12, 2006
Laurentian University is pleased to announce the appointment of Sheila Hardy to the newly created position of Director, Academic (Native Affairs), effective July 1, 2006....[continue]

Malaspina offers new Therapist Assistant Diploma program
Malaspina University College | May 17, 2006
The health care industry, like many other sectors, isn't immune to a shortage of skilled workers...[continue]

Conference to examine the race/culture divide
University of Regina | May 1, 2006
Leading thinkers will explore different approaches to addressing racism in education, law and the helping professions at a national conference to be held May 4-6 at the University of Regina....[continue]

Malaspina begins new Dental Hygiene Diploma program
Malaspina University College | April 11, 2006
Malaspina begins new Dental Hygiene Diploma program...[continue]

Presidentís Lecture Series on Collaborative Health and Research continues
Memorial University of Newfoundland | March 29, 2006
Memorial University has responded to one of the requests contained in the White Paper issued last summer by the provincial government by forming a Committee on Collaborative Health Professional Education and Research....[continue]

Students receive national, provincial and UW co-op awards
University of Waterloo | March 20, 2006
In celebrating National Co-operative Education Week, the University of Waterloo's Co-operative Education & Career Services announced today that two of the UW's co-op students have been awarded prestigious national and provincial awards....[continue]

Innovative Multi-professional Health Clinic Opens at UBC
University of British Columbia | March 2, 2006
Comprehensive health care and an innovative teaching resource will soon be available at the University of British Columbia when the UBC Health Clinic officially opens March 6 in the new David Strangway Bldg. at the corner of Wesbrook Mall and University Blvd....[continue]

Malaspina co-hosts International Women's Day Conference and Gala
Malaspina University College | February 23, 2006
Since 1908, March 8 has been recognized as a day to honour and celebrate women the world over....[continue]

New UNBC Campus Opens in Quesnel
University of Northern British Columbia | January 27, 2006
The new North Cariboo Community Campus officially opened its doors today, with space for more than 400 students in a state-of-the-art building that doubles the amount of space for programs offered by the College of New Caledonia and the University of Northern B.C....[continue]

Malaspina launches new Health and Wellness Centre
Malaspina University College | January 24, 2006
Malaspina University-College is launching a new Health and Wellness Centre at the Nanaimo campus Thursday, January 26....[continue]

The added value of a Brock University Psychology degree
Brock University | January 11, 2006
Brock University is pleased to announce three new collaborative degree programs in Psychology to be offered in partnership with Canadian colleges, including Yukon College, in Whitehorse, Yukon....[continue]

Maori scholar to speak on Indigenous Peoples in New Zealand
Laurentian University of Sudbury | October 17, 2005
Ms. Taima Moeke-Pickering, a Maori of the Ngati Pukeko and Tuhoe Tribes in New Zealand, will be a guest of Laurentian University's Native Human Services Program until October 23....[continue]

Laurentian University professor to lead national campaign to reduce smoking in First Nation and Inuit communities
Laurentian University of Sudbury | October 12, 2005
Prof. Sheila Hardy, professor in Laurentian University's Native Human Services Program, was recently nominated to the position of Chair of the First Nation and Inuit Tobacco Control Strategy's (FNITCS) National Advisory Circle....[continue]

Teaching Teachers
St. Mary's University | September 8, 2005
A unique cooperative venture will solve some difficult problems for high school teachers and students here in Nova Scotia, according to Dr. Robert Dawson, a professor in the mathematics and computing science department at Saint Maryís University....[continue]

Brandon University to host presentation on Faith in the Face of Tragedy: What We Learned from 9/11
Brandon University | September 7, 2005
Brandon University, in conjunction with Canadian Forces Base Shilo, will host a presentation entitled Faith in the Face of Tragedy....[continue]

NSCC students learn about educational options at CBU
University College of Cape Breton | February 6, 2005
NSCC students learn about educational options at CBU...[continue]



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