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

School of Social Work professor to give presentation on child protection issues in light of the Turner Report
Memorial University of Newfoundland | November 10, 2006
Members of the public are invited to the first in a series of public presentations concerning child protection....[continue]

Rethinking productivity: Turning the globalization debate on its head
University of Regina | November 7, 2006
Canadian journalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker Avi Lewis will screen his film, The Take, on Thurs., Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. in the Education Auditorium at the University of Regina, followed by a lecture about the film at 8 p.m....[continue]

Health studies program goes to the community
University of Regina | November 6, 2006
The University of Regina and First Nations University of Canada are launching an extensive consultation of health agencies and stakeholders to connect health studies students with knowledge and expertise in the health community....[continue]

Laurier to graduate 879 students in fall convocation
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 27, 2006
Just under 900 students from all schools and faculties from the Waterloo and Brantford campuses of Wilfrid Laurier University will officially graduate today during the university’s fall convocation ceremony....[continue]

U of T conference explores public policy affecting childrenRBC Chairs in Public and Economic Policy and in Applied Social Research present their views
University of Toronto | October 23, 2006
Public policy and the well-being of children in Canada is the theme of Securing the Future of Our Children, a one-day conference at the University of Toronto on Thursday, October 26....[continue]

Students Benefit from Growing First Nations Partnerships at CBU
University College of Cape Breton | October 23, 2006
Today, in celebration of Mi’kmaq History Month, the Mi’kmaq College Institute at Cape Breton University recognized First Nation community partnerships with a special dedication and an open house....[continue]

Motherhood issues the focus of major York U conference
York University | October 23, 2006
The largest conference ever organized on the subject of motherhood will begin on Thursday in Toronto, with a name that reflects the size and scope of the project: "The Motherlode: A Complete Celebration of Motherhood."...[continue]

Renovations Begin at New Terrace Campus
University of Northern British Columbia | October 18, 2006
The University of Northern British Columbia has selected two companies from the Northwest region to undertake renovations at its new Terrace campus building....[continue]

Fall convocation honours 491 students
University of Regina | October 18, 2006
The University of Regina will present 491 students with degrees, diplomas and certificates at its annual fall convocation at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina Oct. 21 at2 p.m....[continue]

Students learn about teamwork at first interprofessional education event
University of Toronto | October 18, 2006
A new way to look at health science education...[continue]

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre to Host Public Lecture Oct. 25
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 16, 2006
Identifying, assessing and treating male perpetrators and abused women is the topic of a lecture hosted by the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton on Wednesday, Oct. 25....[continue]

Laurier faculty invited to participate in university’s first faculty feedback survey
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 13, 2006
Wilfrid Laurier University will be conducting its first faculty feedback survey starting next week....[continue]

Foundation kicks off campaign with highest total ever
Thompson Rivers University | October 12, 2006
At its annual kick-off breakfast this morning, the TRU Foundation raised $71,065, with 70 per cent of the total coming from a single donor....[continue]

Kamloops alumni to be honoured at TRU
Thompson Rivers University | October 11, 2006
Three distinguished alumni from Kamloops will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards this Friday at a banquet beginning at 6 pm in TRU’s Culinary Arts Building....[continue]

White Coat Ceremony begins journey to becoming a doctor
McMaster University | October 11, 2006
First year medical students in the Michael G. DeGroote School of medicine received a symbol of their role as medical learners last night, as they took part in McMaster University's fourth annual White Coat Ceremony at the Hamilton Convention Centre....[continue]

Office of interprofessional education to enhance interdisciplinary learning
University of Toronto | October 6, 2006
Lessons in co-operation...[continue]

Marilyn Jacobs passes away - funeral service to be held Monday
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 6, 2006
Marilyn Jacobs, a well-known, respected and admired presence on the Laurier campus for more than 20 years, passed away Friday morning following a lengthy illness. She was 54....[continue]

Reclaiming youth: strategies to help young people at risk
University of Regina | October 6, 2006
Martin Brokenleg, director of native ministries and professor of First Nations theology and ministry at the Vancouver School of Theology, will give a seminar titled "Reclaiming Youth" on Thurs., Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Queensbury Centre, Regina Exhibition Park....[continue]

TRU a community focus this October
Thompson Rivers University | October 3, 2006
Town and gown meet at the Thompson Rivers University campus next week in a variety of public events....[continue]

Revenez Lundi tours Belgium in October
McMaster University | October 2, 2006
Revenez Lundi (Come Back on Monday), a play created through a creative collaboration between McMaster School of the Arts researcher Dr. Catherine Graham, the Theatre Parminou (Québec) and the Compagnie de Campus (Belgium) opened the Festival International du Theatre Action in Belgium on Wednesday, Sept. 27....[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]

Lakehead Professor Leading Team in Research of the Northern Social Economy
Lakehead University | September 29, 2006
The largest Northern Social Science research grant has been awarded to establish the Social Economy Research Network for Northern Canada (SERNNoCa)....[continue]

SMU salutes its sports heroes
St. Mary's University | September 23, 2006
It was a sold out show and one that no one will ever forget....[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]

Open House - Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 21, 2006
Members of the Laurier community as well as the general public are invited to visit the Wilfrid Laurier University Kitchener Campus to see the new location of the Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work....[continue]

Dr. Usha George new Dean of Faculty of Community Services at Ryerson University
Ryerson University | September 19, 2006
Dr. Usha George has been appointed Dean of Ryerson University's Faculty of Community Services. Her five-year term began this summer....[continue]

The university of the bedside
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 18, 2006
Laurier grad Nick Ruiter has been a spiritual care coordinator for ten years now, and some find it hard to believe that he can enjoy his job as much as he does....[continue]

Pow-wow to transform lower campus
McGill University | September 18, 2006
Daylong event celebrates aboriginal culture...[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]

SMU set to honour the greats in varsity sport
St. Mary's University | September 13, 2006
Saint Mary's is gearing up to induct some sports heroes into its Sport Hall of Fame....[continue]

U of R appoints new deans and associate vice-president
University of Regina | September 12, 2006
Michael Tymchak was appointed acting dean of the Faculty of Education, effective July 2006. Tymchak has served the U of R for the past 18 years....[continue]

Vice-President Academic
St. Thomas University | September 11, 2006
St. Thomas University invites applications for the position of Vice-President Academic to join one of Canada’s leading liberal arts universities....[continue]

Laurier social work students praise location in heart of the city
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 8, 2006
Laurier social work students praise location in heart of the city...[continue]

Memorial University’s Harris Centre to strengthen linkages with regional stakeholders through on-line database, workshops
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 7, 2006
Two new projects at Memorial University of Newfoundland will provide one-stop, on-line access to resources available through Memorial University....[continue]

Demand for a UBC Education Increases: 12,100 Fresh Faces Expected at UBC this Fall
University of British Columbia | August 28, 2006
A substantial increase in applications for a University of British Columbia education means 12,100 new students will begin classes on Sept. 5, including a doubling of new student enrollment at UBC Okanagan....[continue]

Raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic
University of Regina | August 18, 2006
Picking up where the International AIDS Conference in Toronto left off, the University of Regina is welcoming award-winning HIV/AIDS activist Justa Mwaituka (Mama Justa) as the first speaker in the fall 2006 Social Policy Research Unit (SPR) Film/Speaker series. Co-hosted by SPR in the Faculty of Social Work at the U of R and CUSO, the evening also includes a screening of Academy-Award nominated documentary Darwin’s Nightmare...[continue]

UK health care reform: Lessons learned
McGill University | August 18, 2006
What role should doctors, nurses, social workers and teachers play in reforming health care? The man who helped revolutionize the British health care system will be answering that question at 10 am, Aug. 28, in room 232 of McGill University's Leacock Building, 855 Sherbrooke St. West....[continue]

York helps to rebuild healthcare in Rwanda
York University | July 27, 2006
In the wake of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa and the aftermath of the 1994 genocide, people in Rwanda are not only in need of medical attention, they also require mental health services....[continue]

Top addiction experts unlock recovery secrets
Trinity Western University | July 14, 2006
Free public symposium, July 23...[continue]



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