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Brandon University's Dr. John Everitt Recognized for Outstanding Commitment to International Development
Brandon University | November 15, 2006
Dr. John Everitt, Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography at Brandon University, has been named the recipient of a Distinguished Service Award by World University Service of Canada (WUSC), a leading Canadian development agency....[continue]

‘This little village’ at Woodsworth College
University of Toronto | November 7, 2006
Undegraduate student helps others find a sense of community and connection at U of T...[continue]

The faculty of science signs second sequential degree agreement with Chinese university
Wilfrid Laurier University | November 6, 2006
The Faculty of Science at Wilfrid Laurier University continues to forge new links with top Chinese universities. On September 19, 2006, the Faculty of Science signed its second Sequential Degree in just over 5 months with another top Engineering school in China: Jiangsu University in Zhenjjiang, Jiangsu Province....[continue]

Annual Hate Crimes Vigil Wednesday
University of Guelph | November 6, 2006
Students from across campus will unite against hate crimes in Canada and around the world during the University’s annual Hate Crimes Vigil Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Grad Lounge....[continue]

Science Seminar Series presents BU Psychology professor Dr. Shannon Gadbois
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
On Tuesday, October 31 from 12:40 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Brandon University Science Seminar series will present a talk by Brandon University's Dr. Shannon Gadbois, (Department of Psychology), titled If You Let Me Play Sports ...Does Sports Involvement Always Correlate with High Self-Esteem? Dr. Gadbois' talk will take place in room 3-42 of the Brodie Sciences Building and is free of charge. All are welcome!...[continue]

McGill marks UN Day with new International Law Chair
McGill University | October 18, 2006
McGill University is pleased to announce the creation of the Hans and Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law, endowed by the generous support of Tamar Oppenheimer, OC, BA'46 (McGill), MA'53 (public international law, Columbia University), LLD'94 (McGill), who was the first Canadian woman to have been appointed Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations Secretariat....[continue]

Second Queerical Up North meeting October 5
National Theatre School of Canada | October 5, 2006
Queer students and LGBTTIQ friends and allies are invited to attend the second meeting of Queerical Up North on Thursday October 5, from 4 – 5:30 p.m. in room H110....[continue]

UW digital ergonomics research seeks to make workplaces safer
University of Waterloo | October 5, 2006
Innovative digital ergonomics research led by a University of Waterloo faculty member aims to make workplaces safer by eliminating a common injury -- shoulder strain....[continue]

Laurier faculty of social work formally opens new Kitchener facility and celebrates faculty’s 40th anniversary
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 29, 2006
Laurier’s Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work (FSW) formally opened its new Kitchener facility and commemorated the FSW’s 40th anniversary at celebration events held on Thursday, September 28....[continue]

President Samarasekera Visits Augustana Campus for Staff Appreciation Tea
Augustana University College | September 28, 2006
Last Friday, September 15th, the University of Alberta’s President, Dr. Indira Samarasekera, hosted a Staff Appreciation Afternoon Tea at the Augustana Campus in Camrose....[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]

Inaugural Queerical Up North meeting Monday
Nipissing University | September 15, 2006
Queer students and LGBTTIQ friends and allies are invited to attend the first meeting of Queerical Up North on Monday, Sept. 18, from 4-6 p.m. in room H160 at Nipissing University....[continue]

Successful LEAP! Programs Opens Third Year at UNBF
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | September 13, 2006
The Learning, Eating, Activity Programme (LEAP!) at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton has become a hit....[continue]

U of G Students Set Two New Guinness World Records
University of Guelph | September 5, 2006
University of Guelph students and staff broke one world record and set a new world record during orientation week festivities yesterday....[continue]

UBC Vancouver Holds Two of Canada's Largest Orientations for Parents and Students
University of British Columbia | September 1, 2006
UBC’s Vancouver campus welcomes more that 900 parents to the largest parent orientation in western Canada on September 3....[continue]

Program is student passport to involvement
University of Toronto | September 1, 2006
Linked to higher participation rates among off-campus students...[continue]

Welcome Week celebrates student life at McMaster
McMaster University | September 1, 2006
New McMaster students can find the first week of school a bit overwhelming. There is a lot to take in, from adjusting to roommates and life away from home to finding their way around campus and, hopefully, to a full schedule of new classes....[continue]

Seniors Education Centre open house
University of Regina | September 1, 2006
Newly retired or just looking for something different this fall? It’s never too late to go back to school....[continue]

Orientation week offers balanced introduction to university life
University of Waterloo | August 31, 2006
More than 1,000 volunteer leaders will welcome five times as many first-year students when the University of Waterloo begins a new academic year on Monday....[continue]

Two World Record Attempts, Food, Music Highlight Orientation Week
University of Guelph | August 31, 2006
The University of Guelph will welcome thousands of new students to campus Sept. 3 to 8 with more than 350 events and activities....[continue]

New LU Students are arriving on Campus, The 2006 Orientation Team is ready!
Laurentian University of Sudbury | August 31, 2006
The 2006 LU Orientation Team, nicknamed the "Fantastic Four", is dedicated to making every new student's first year at Laurentian out of the ordinary and an unforgettable event!...[continue]

2006 Orientation Week at Brock
Brock University | August 30, 2006
This September, Brock University will once again be welcoming new and returning students back to campus for the beginning of the 2006-07 academic year....[continue]

Orientation Week Registration Possible on Monday
Wilfrid Laurier University | August 30, 2006
If you have not registered for Orientation Week, don't despair - you can register when you move in on Monday, September 4th! You will fill out the same forms, and the cost is only $115....[continue]

The Nipissing University Lakers soccer teams are putting the final touches on their rosters as they prepare to begin the regular season this weekend at the Education Centre Field
Nipissing University | August 30, 2006
Nipissing University staff and faculty are busy making the final preparations as the university gets set to welcome students for the 2006-07 academic year....[continue]

Back to School
University of Western Ontario | August 30, 2006
The following items regarding the start of the new academic year at The University of Western Ontario may be Of Interest....[continue]

BU to welcome new students with Launch and Blueprint Orientation 2006
Brandon University | August 30, 2006
On Tuesday, September 5, Brandon University will welcome new and returning students to the campus as they begin the 2006/2007 academic year with Launch: 2006 and the Blueprint Orientation day....[continue]

Orientation welcomes new faces to Memorial
Memorial University of Newfoundland | August 30, 2006
New students attending Memorial University this fall are gearing up for the official start of classes on Wednesday, Sept. 6....[continue]

Mount Allison welcomes the Class of 2010!
Mount Allison University | August 28, 2006
"Go for the Garnet and Gold!" — That’s the challenge for Mount Allison University’s incoming class and theme of this year’s Orientation activities....[continue]

Orientation 2006
University of Northern British Columbia | August 25, 2006
Leading up to and coinciding with the start of classes on September 5th, the University of Northern British Columbia will be hosting an array of student orientation events....[continue]

Day of Community Service Planned
University of Toronto | August 24, 2006
Opportunity for students, faculty and staff to give back to community...[continue]

Innovative student services make Brock a university of choice
Brock University | August 24, 2006
With the beginning of September just around the corner, it's back-to-school time at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ont., as 3,200 incoming first-year students prepare to tackle the next stage of their education and personal development....[continue]

New Employee Orientation and Barbecue 2006
Brandon University | August 24, 2006
Brandon University's New Employee Orientation 2006 will take place on Tuesday, August 29, and Wednesday August 30....[continue]

FYI program chock full of information
University of Toronto | August 24, 2006
Geared toward incoming students...[continue]

Brandon University Students’ Union to "Rock the Block" on September 8th
Brandon University | August 16, 2006
On Friday, September 8th, 2006, the Brandon University Students’ Union (BUSU) will host "Rock the Block", an outdoor social and rock concert to be held in Downtown Brandon on Rosser Avenue between 7th Street and 9th Street....[continue]

Brandon University Students’ Union to "Rock the Block" on September 8th
Brandon University | August 14, 2006
On Friday, September 8th, 2006, the Brandon University Students’ Union (BUSU) will host "Rock the Block", an outdoor social and rock concert to be held in Downtown Brandon on Rosser Avenue between 7th Street and 9th Street....[continue]

Online to Success
Ryerson University | August 10, 2006
If you were to ask Hillary Sampliner a few months ago if she was feeling a little nervous about starting her first year at Ryerson, she would have said yes....[continue]

Welcome Day is coming
McMaster University | August 4, 2006
It's August 4, and around the world students are thinking about their return to school in September. Or maybe not! They are probably still thinking about their next chance to go swimming or when they'll get off work and can join their friends for a BBQ....[continue]

New President Visits the Northwest
University of Northern British Columbia | August 3, 2006
New UNBC President Don Cozzetto and his family will be visiting the Northwest region later this month as part of his orientation to the communities and issues of Northern BC....[continue]

Stepping into Holocaust History: STU students study in Poland
St. Thomas University | July 28, 2006
The St. Thomas contingent was part of a group of roughly 300 students who participated in this year’s March of Remembrance and Hope. The march is an international program dedicated to promoting tolerance and respect through an understanding of the Holocaust....[continue]

The SMU-China Connection only grows stronger
St. Mary's University | July 28, 2006
"Saint Mary’s has a strong international focus, and we thrive on building partnerships with universities in countries around the world, such as China," says Dr. J. Colin Dodds, President of Saint Mary’s during an interview on campus....[continue]



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