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Engineering forges ties with Russia
McMaster University | November 13, 2006
Russia's Consul General was on campus last week discussing expanding educational linkages with the Faculty of Engineering....[continue]

Astronaut to land on campusHadfield to help with U of T Fall Campus Days festivities
University of Toronto | October 26, 2006
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield will be on hand Saturday, Oct. 28 at Convocation Hall to unveil Canada’s new rover -- our country’s latest contribution to future Moon and Mars explorations....[continue]

Six York profs in the running for TVO's Best Lecturer 2007
York University | October 26, 2006
Six York professors have made the ‘top 30’ cut in TVOntario’s competition for Best Lecturer 2007.

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]

MacAbroad helps students "Go Further"
McMaster University | September 29, 2006
MacAbroad is helping an increasing number of students to "Go Further," as their new logo suggests....[continue]

School of the Arts celebrates 34 years of talent
McMaster University | September 22, 2006
The School of the Arts Celebrity Concert Series is back for its 2006-07 season....[continue]

U of G Hosts International Film Series
University of Guelph | September 19, 2006
U of G’s fourth annual international film series, "Beyond Hollywood," begins Sept. 24 with the 1967 film Capricious Summer by Czech director Jiri Menzel....[continue]

Carleton University Designated an EU Centre of Excellence
Carleton University | September 12, 2006
Carleton University has been designated as an European Union (EU) Centre of Excellence by the European Commission....[continue]

Eight York profs vie for TVO's Best Lecturer 2007
York University | July 26, 2006
Producers of "Big Ideas" have selected political science Prof. Olivier Courteaux; humanities Prof. Andrea Davis; theatre Prof. Robert Fothergill; law Prof. Allan Hutchinson; education Prof. Heather Lotherington; political science Prof. Stephen Newman; biology Prof. Mark Vicari; and law Prof. Alan Young. They are among 71 chosen from 155 eligible candidates nominated by students and alumni of 19 Ontario colleges and universities....[continue]

Dr. Margaret Doody to be Writer-in-Residence
University of Prince Edward Island | June 16, 2006
Canadian scholar and author, Dr. Margaret Doody, is the University of Prince Edward Island's Writer-in-Residence for 2006....[continue]

Brandon playwright Dale Lakevold adapts Joseph Conrad’s political novel Under Western Eyes for the stage at 2006 MayWorks Festival
Brandon University | June 1, 2006
This month, Brandon University will host the Brandon premiere of a new play by noted playwright and BU English professor Dale Lakevold....[continue]

U of S Spring Convocation Ceremonies Held May 23 - 25
University of Saskatchewan | May 18, 2006
The University of Saskatchewan will honour its graduates and confer 2,800 degrees, diplomas and certificates at the annual Spring Convocation May 23-25 at TCU Place (formerly the Centennial Auditorium) in Saskatoon....[continue]

Paradise Regained travels to NYC
Mount Allison University | May 12, 2006
Students from Sackville, NB and Brooklyn, NYC were onstage together once again for Paradise Regained: A Cross-Border Collaboration, performed in New York this spring....[continue]

Fringe religions helped propel rise of Nazis, says author
University of Calgary | May 3, 2006
The German Faith Movement, an amalgamation of new age ideas and distorted Christian concepts, played a pivotal role in paving the way for the rise of National Socialism, or Nazism, in Weimar Germany, according to a new book by a University of Calgary anthropologist....[continue]

Catherine Black awarded the 2006 WLU Award for Teaching Excellence
Wilfrid Laurier University | May 2, 2006
Catherine Black, an associate professor in the Department of Languages & Literatures, has been awarded the WLU Award for Teaching Excellence for 2006....[continue]

Memorial University first Canadian ensemble to perform at Russian festival
Memorial University of Newfoundland | April 28, 2006
Memorial University’s Chamber Orchestra will become the first Canadian ensemble to perform at a prestigious music event in Russia this summer....[continue]

Poets to Read at UNBF
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | March 27, 2006
Poets David Manicom, David O’Meara, and Andrew Sant will read from their poetry on Tuesday, April 4, at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton....[continue]

Japanese Speech Contest Attracts Atlantic Canadian University Participants
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | March 13, 2006
The eighth annual Atlantic Canadian Japanese Speech Contest will be held Saturday, March 18, at Tilley Hall on the campus of the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton....[continue]

Noted Author and Historian Tariq Ali to speak at Mount A, March 17
Mount Allison University | March 10, 2006
Leadership Mount Allison is pleased to present noted author, historian, and political campaigner Tariq Ali, who will deliver a public lecture on Friday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wu Centre, Mount Allison University campus....[continue]

Canadian Astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield to speak at Mount A, March 13
Mount Allison University | March 9, 2006
Canadian Space Agency astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield will give a special presentation at Mount Allison University on Monday, March 13 at 2:30 p.m. in the Wu Centre....[continue]

New Brunswick lieutenant-governor to lecture on Acadian diaspora
Wilfrid Laurier University | March 1, 2006
The lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick will discuss the ethnic cleansing of Canada’s east coast when he visits Wilfrid Laurier University....[continue]

Immigration Lawyers on Campus Tomorrow
University College of Cape Breton | March 1, 2006
Two immigration lawyers from the Halifax Refugee Clinic will be at CBU tomorrow (Thursday, March 2) to speak with interested international students about immigration options....[continue]

Internationally acclaimed French pianist Pierre Réach presents Beethoven program for BU pro series
Brandon University | February 27, 2006
After a season of varied offerings, the pro series comes to a close on Tuesday, March 7 at 8:00 p.m. with an all-Beethoven recital featuring French pianist Pierre Réach....[continue]

Diaspora series opens with illustrated lecture on Asian media
Wilfrid Laurier University | January 23, 2006
A video artist and writer who made his mark tackling such controversial topics as racism and gay pornography will deliver the first of four lectures on diaspora, which generally describes people forced to live far from home due to political calamity....[continue]

An evening of cello music, Jan. 13 & 14
University of Calgary | January 10, 2006
University of Calgary Celebrity Series presents Cellist Arnold Choi on Friday, January 13 and Saturday, January 14, 2006 at 8 pm in the Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall of the Rozsa Centre....[continue]

18-year-old cellist shows off his promising career
University of Calgary | December 19, 2005
he University of Calgary Celebrity Series presents Cellist Arnold Choi on Friday, January 13 and Saturday, January 14, 2006 at 8 pm in the Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall of the Rozsa Centre. This Calgary born cellist began playing the cello at the age of five and has captivated audiences throughout Canada and the United States....[continue]

Community Energy Planning Topic of Public Session
University of Guelph | November 16, 2005
The University of Guelph, Guelph Hydro, City of Guelph and other local partners are teaming up to promote the concept of community energy planning....[continue]

Ryerson University | November 14, 2005
History professor Arne Kislenko is the winner of TV Ontario's Best Lecturer Competition, declared by the station on Nov. 12....[continue]

International Education Week Fair to highlight international opportunities available for students at Memorial
Memorial University of Newfoundland | November 9, 2005
Are you interested in travelling? Studying overseas? Getting international experience? Then take advantage of this exciting opportunity to learn about international programs and study/work abroad programs for Memorial students....[continue]

Gill and Reid Honoured for Excellence in Teaching
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 27, 2005
Barbara Gill and Allan Reid are recipients of the 2005 Allan P. Stuart Awards for Excellence in Teaching at the University of New Brunswick. Both were honoured at the university’s fall graduation ceremony on Oct. 20....[continue]

Fall Convocation October 15
University of Lethbridge | October 3, 2005
People who have made a difference in space and on the ground in world conflicts will be honoured with more than 300 graduands at the 2005 University of Lethbridge Fall Convocation ceremony, which takes place Saturday, October 15 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the University Gymnasium....[continue]

McGill: The heart of a college 'town'
McGill University | September 15, 2005
From orientation events on campus to study groups in bustling neighbourhood coffee shops, the signs are all around that school is back in session....[continue]

Laurier students get firsthand look at democratic challenges in Siberia
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 12, 2005
From Breslau to Siberia: Today, Meghan Snider will leave her small town far behind and set out for the Russian city where the last czar was murdered....[continue]

McGill experts offer insight on Katrina aftermath
McGill University | September 7, 2005
Professors available for comment on the implications of Hurricane Katrina....[continue]

Gambling Probe Rocks NHL - Commentator Available
University of Western Ontario | February 9, 2005
Commentary reflects the perspective and scholarly interest of faculty members at The University of Western Ontario and is not an articulation of official university policy on issues being addressed....[continue]

First-Ever Thematic Convocation to Focus on Media
University of Guelph | February 8, 2005
The University of Guelph’s winter convocation will be unique in Canada, with all five honorary degree recipients being leading members of the Canadian media....[continue]

Family medicine professor appointed Team Canada’s assistant chief medical officer
University of Toronto | February 6, 2005
We’ll rarely see them, but they'll always be there. Each time Canadian athletes begin a practice or competition at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin, they will do so under the watchful eyes of a Canadian doctor....[continue]



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