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New Award Honours Renowned Poet P.K. Page
University of Victoria | November 16, 2006
Celebrated Canadian poet P.K. Page marks her 90th birthday later this month, but the distinguished woman of letters is the one handing out the presents....[continue]

Social Work project combines art and research
University of Toronto | November 14, 2006
Coming Together photos on display through Nov. 29...[continue]

City's oldest war memorial undergoing restoration
University of Toronto | November 10, 2006
Commemorates U of T students who died defending Canada...[continue]

New Downtown Gallery Honours Williams Legacy
University of Victoria | November 9, 2006
When he died on Nov. 9, 2000, the late Victoria philanthropist, patron of the arts and heritage developer Michael Williams left virtually his entire estate, including property and an extensive art collection, to the University of Victoria....[continue]

2,500 Original Art Items Donated to CBU
University College of Cape Breton | November 3, 2006
$500K James Nearing and Florence Giovannetti-Nearing Dragon Lair’s Collection...[continue]

2007 Edutravel Information Night
Brock University | October 26, 2006
Opera Italia, Great Cathedrals of Europe and a Baltic Cruise - these are just some of the exotic trips that will be offered by Brock University's Edutravel program in 2007....[continue]

Italy's Reggio Emilia exhibit is teaching educators: York prof
York University | October 20, 2006
Course looks at Italian preschools’ approach to early childhood education...[continue]

Dr. Angus Johnston's Rock Star Status Confirmed
University of King's College | October 19, 2006
Dr. Angus Johnston's rock star status has been confirmed. A familiar presence at the University of King's College since 1977, his face can now be seen around campus in a whole new way....[continue]

A "Musing" Exhibit by Cape Breton Artist Opens Friday
University College of Cape Breton | October 18, 2006
Cape Breton University Art Gallery will display a "Musing" exhibit by a local Cape Breton artist. Opening with a reception on Friday, October 20 at 7:00 p.m, the exhibit will run until November 17 and feature 44 recent watercolor paintings by Dominion, NS based artist Kenny Boone....[continue]

Aimée, a young Egyptian
Concordia University | October 18, 2006
The Hague catalogue included a black-and-white reproduction of the work, confirming P. Dombowsky’s conviction that a painting sold by Sotheby’s New York in 2001, without provenance and under the title Cimbals, was a match for Aimée....[continue]

Laurier establishes new Office for Student Diversity
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 13, 2006
"Diversity is everybody’s business." It’s the motto for Laurier’s new Office for Student Diversity, and it’s a message that student diversity coordinator Majorie Brown hopes everyone on campus – from student groups to professors – will take to heart....[continue]

Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 13, 2006
A new collaborative website, The Labrador Inuit Through Moravian Eyes, documents the history of the Moravian presence in coastal Labrador....[continue]

My Portico,' U of G's New Web Portal, Now Available to Campus Community
University of Guelph | October 6, 2006
Painting the cannon has taken on a whole new meaning now that the University's long-awaited web portal is up and running. MyPortico (as U of G's virtual doorway is called) is loaded with features that can make you more efficient, add some fun to your day and perhaps even surprise you....[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]

A Pocket Companion to the Owens Art Gallery: A little guide for kids by kids, to be launched Sept. 30
Mount Allison University | September 28, 2006
On Saturday, September 30 the Owens Art Gallery will launch A Pocket Companion to the Owens Art Gallery: A little guide for kids by kids....[continue]

Homecoming - Welcome to Western
University of Western Ontario | September 27, 2006
With some of the top names in Canadian media in attendance, Western is opening its campus to alumni and the greater London community this weekend as the University celebrates Homecoming 2006 - Friday, September 29 to Sunday, October 1....[continue]

Performances will celebrate African and other cultures: York U
York University | September 27, 2006
The strings of a West African kora will mingle with the sound of a saxophone at York University this weekend during the first annual Humanity in Harmony performance collaboration....[continue]

Renowned artist Christopher Pratt returns to campus, Sept. 29
Mount Allison University | September 26, 2006
Newfoundland artist and Allisonian Christopher Pratt will deliver the annual Mary (West) Pratt and Christopher Pratt Lecture at Mount Allison University on Friday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Crabtree Auditorium....[continue]

A Journey Over the River Styx — opens at the Owens, Sept. 22
Mount Allison University | September 20, 2006
The Owens Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition, A Journey Over the River Styx, a career retrospective of the work of New Brunswick artist Rebecca Burke....[continue]

Memorial University of Newfoundland offers unique personal and professional development classes this fall
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 19, 2006
Middle-Eastern belly dancing, the ABCs of Wine, Communicating with Difficult People and the Taste, History and Mystique of Single-malt Scotch are just a few of the unique classes being offered this fall by Memorial University of Newfoundland thanks to an exciting lineup co-ordinated by its Division of Lifelong Learning....[continue]

Urban development inspires local artist’s oil painting exhibition
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 18, 2006
The Robert Langen Art Gallery will feature the works of local artist Peter D. Harris in an exhibition entitled The Spaces Between....[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]

Carleton U. Dean to Speak in Winnipeg About the Mystery of the Roman Catacombs
Carleton University | September 12, 2006
You’re heard of the DaVinci Code. Dr. John Osborne, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Carleton University will be in Winnipeg to talk about the mystery of the Roman Catacombs. What are they? When and how were they used? And how can we know?...[continue]

Open house to showcase new Surrey campus
Simon Fraser University | September 8, 2006
SFU Surrey invites the community to check out the new Surrey campus at an open house on Saturday, Sept. 9 (noon-4 p.m)....[continue]

a studio: fine arts faculty exhibition, Sept. 15
Mount Allison University | September 7, 2006
The Owens Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a studio, a new exhibition of recent works by the faculty of the fine arts department, Mount Allison University....[continue]

University of Ottawa alumni honoured
University of Ottawa | September 6, 2006
More than 1000 University of Ottawa alumni will converge on their alma mater from September 15 to 17 for the 2006 edition of Homecoming....[continue]

Cowichan Campus offers courses that respond to local needs
Malaspina University College | August 8, 2006
When the North American Indigenous Games come to Duncan in 2008, athletes will enjoy a world-class experience, thanks in part to a new program being introduced this fall by the Cowichan campus of Malaspina University-College....[continue]

SSHRC: English Prof's Shakespeare Project 'Winning Research'
University of Guelph | August 2, 2006
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has featured English Prof. Daniel Fischlin in the "winning research" section of its national website....[continue]

AGYU wins prestigious awards
York University | July 25, 2006
Innovative activities developed and curated by the Art Gallery of York University (AGYU) have been recognized by the Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) with four prestigious awards....[continue]

Paint-on semiconductor outperforms chips
University of Toronto | July 12, 2006
Finding has enormous value for communications, imaging and monitoring applications...[continue]

UTSC photo contest showcases hobby photographers
University of Toronto | July 10, 2006
Winners’ work will hang in graduate student lounge...[continue]

Agnes Etherington Art Centre gathering clues to portrait's origin
Queen's University | July 6, 2006
The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is gathering clues regarding a portrait believed to be of Isabella Clark Macdonald, the wife of Canada's first prime minister....[continue]

Altruistic student adventurers help kids in Ecuador
McMaster University | June 29, 2006
Six McMaster University health sciences students recently traveled to Quito, Ecuador, to lend a helping hand to its most vulnerable citizens - children with physical and mental disabilities....[continue]

Lumbers’ Painting of Macneill Homestead Donated to UPEI Collection
University of Prince Edward Island | June 22, 2006
A unique painting by well-known Canadian artist James Lumbers was unveiled at UPEI today as part of the international L.M. Montgomery conference....[continue]

Trades ceremonies are largest ever held
Okanagan University College | June 14, 2006
More than 130 Okanagan College trades students are registered to attend two ceremonies Thursday in Kelowna to mark the completion of their courses....[continue]

Citation - Alfred Leslie
Concordia University | June 14, 2006
Mr., Chancellor, I am honored for this opportunity to introduce legendary New York painter and filmmaker, Alfred Leslie....[continue]

Rocky Shores and Stormy Seas at the Owens, June 16
Mount Allison University | June 12, 2006
The Owens Art Gallery is pleased to present Rocky Shores and Stormy Seas, a selection of works from The Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana....[continue]

Art, heart, and possibilities
Mount Allison University | June 9, 2006
Heather Black came to Mount Allison University four years ago from Oakville, ON, hoping to find opportunities to grow as an artist and contribute to her community. She wasn’t disappointed....[continue]

All the best to departing exchange Professor Xiren Qian!
Brandon University | June 9, 2006
Join Brandon University in wishing safe travels, and all the best in the future, to departing exchange professor Xiren Qian. Professor Qian came to BU in the fall of 2005 from Nanjing Xiaozhuang University, BU’s sister university in Nanjing, China....[continue]

Alfred Leslie
Concordia University | June 7, 2006
Alfred Leslie is one of the surviving members of the School of New York, the post-war community of painters, poets, photographers, filmmakers, dancers and musicians that have had a lasting impact on the way we make and think about the arts....[continue]



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