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28 student teams set for two computer programming competitions at Acadia
Acadia University | November 17, 2006
C: 902.670.8966...[continue]

Bobcat Bulletin #2 - November 6 - 12, 2006
Brandon University | November 16, 2006
Marius led the Bobcats on the weekend to their first ever weekend sweep....[continue]

Laurier Centre for Music Therapy Research introduces Canada’s first physioacoustic sound wave therapy chairs
Wilfrid Laurier University | November 16, 2006
The Laurier Centre for Music Therapy Research (LCMTR) will introduce its low frequency sound wave therapy chairs – the only two in Canada – to medical and health care practitioners at a physioacoustic seminar on November 25, 2006, 9:30 a.m. in the Maureen Forrester Recital Hall....[continue]

Women's hockey team continues to dominate with weekend sweep
Wilfrid Laurier University | November 15, 2006
Laurier picks up 4-2 and 3-2 wins to make record 8-1...[continue]

Laurier researchers assemble holistic picture of history and future of climate change
Wilfrid Laurier University | November 15, 2006
Award-winning Laurier researchers are looking at Canada’s northern ecosystems from both a human and natural science approach – providing a holistic picture of the history and the future of climate change....[continue]

UVic Sports Greats to be Honoured
University of Victoria | November 15, 2006
The UVic Sports Hall of Fame, established in 2002 to honour contributors to the tradition of excellence in sports and recreation at the university, will induct five new members at the Legacy Awards dinner on Nov. 21 in a sold-out Victoria Conference Centre....[continue]

Augustana runners are National Champions!
Augustana University College | November 14, 2006
The Augustana Women’s Cross Country Running Team was marvelous on the weekend inwinning their second consecutive CCAA national school championship....[continue]

Visiting UN official focuses on harnessing power of sport
University of Toronto | November 14, 2006
Guest lecture addresses UN’s efforts to furthers its agenda through physical activity...[continue]

Professor and his patients 'star' in film
University of Toronto | November 13, 2006
House Calls wins Gemini...[continue]

Cross-Country Teams Win Gold
University of Guelph | November 12, 2006
For the first time in school history, both the women’s and men’s cross-country teams have won gold medals at the 2006 Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS) championships....[continue]

Gallery of Distinction honours six community leaders
McMaster University | November 9, 2006
Six outstanding citizens who have made an indelible mark on the City of Hamilton through their leadership, dedication and talent were honoured at the annual Hamilton Gallery of Distinction Awards Dinner on Nov. 8....[continue]

Legacy Awards Spotlight Alumni
University of Victoria | November 9, 2006
BC’s senior practising female lawyer, a leading climate change scientist, and the creators of innovative science publications for young people are the 2006 recipients of Distinguished Alumni Awards from the UVic Alumni Association....[continue]

Bobcats Introduce New Recruit and Community Program
Brandon University | November 9, 2006
Brandon University introduced the newest recruit to the Bobcat Athletic program on November 8 when "Bailey" the bobcat, the new mascot, made its debut in front of 160 energized students and staff members at Valleyview School....[continue]

CMA Canada supports scholarships for business students
University of Regina | November 7, 2006
CMA Canada (Saskatchewan) is supporting the dreams and futures of business administration students with a $100,000 gift to the University of Regina’s fundraising campaign....[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]

New Executive Director for Foundation Western; Battle Lecture Series and Special Olympics Presentation
University of Western Ontario | November 6, 2006
Frank Pyka has been named Executive Director at Foundation Western effective January 1, 2007....[continue]

UW hosts UWDECA student competition and conference
University of Waterloo | November 6, 2006
The University of Waterloo will host the UW Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) fall in-house competition and conference on Saturday, attracting about 130 Ontario students interested in business, marketing, management and entrepreneurship....[continue]

New program helps student-athletes get support from home
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 27, 2006
It takes more than determination and talent to build championship-winning teams. It takes the support of family, friends and hometown fans....[continue]

Open letter to McMaster's Teaching Assistants
McMaster University | October 27, 2006
The University has written an open letter outlining the Settlement Proposal it has made in its negotiations with CUPE Local 3906 representing Teaching Assistants at McMaster....[continue]

He shoots! He scores?
University of Calgary | October 26, 2006
Researchers at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Kinesiology may have found the secret to dazzling goaltending, after they discovered the exact spot a goalie needs to watch to be successful....[continue]

2006 E-Gré winner to perform at Mount Allison, Oct. 28
Mount Allison University | October 26, 2006
On Saturday, October 28, Mount Allison University’s music department will host a recital by cellist David Eggert, winner of the 2006 Eckhardt Gramatté National Music Competition, and pianist Walter Delahunt. The concert will take place in Brunton Auditorium and will begin at 8 p.m....[continue]

Breakaways no match for goalie’s Quiet Eye
University of Calgary | October 25, 2006
Researchers at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Kinesiology may have found the secret to dazzling goaltending in hockey, after they discovered the exact spot a goalie needs to watch to successfully stop pucks....[continue]

UPEI and City Celebrate Sports Partnership This Weekend
University of Prince Edward Island | October 25, 2006
UPEI and the City of Charlottetown are teaming up this weekend to present a jam-packed sports schedule at the university that will highlight some of the best student athletes in the province and offer an exciting opportunity for Islanders to show their support....[continue]

This one is for you Dick! University announces Dick MacLean Leadership Award
St. Mary's University | October 25, 2006
At a special ceremony held in the Unilever Executive Lounge on the fourth floor of the Sobey Building, droves of people turned out for the big event which also marked the launch of the Dick MacLean Leadership Award at Saint Mary’s....[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]

Greenhouse offers a little slice of paradise
McMaster University | October 25, 2006
Arthur Yeas is a plant's best friend. The greenhouse technician cares for more than 1,000 plants in McMaster's Biology Greenhouse, where he has worked for the past 30 years....[continue]

McMaster mourns loss of Dr. Ray Johnson
McMaster University | October 25, 2006
Dr. Ray Johnson, a retired professor, Athletic Chair (Director) and Coach, died yesterday. He was 72....[continue]

BU Faculty of Arts Liberal Arts Speakers' Series and Investor's Group present Frank O'Dea, co-founder of Second Cup
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
On Wednesday, November 15, Second Cup co-founder and self made business success Frank O'Dea will visit Brandon to give a presentation on The Spirit of the Entrepreneur for Brandon University students, Investor's Group Brandon clients and guests....[continue]

McGill wins national baseball championship
McGill University | October 23, 2006
Ace throws no-hitter...[continue]

Memorial University of Newfoundland to launch I Love MUNdays on Wednesday, Oct. 25
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 23, 2006
Dr. Lilly Walker, dean of Student Affairs and Services, together with Aimee Power, a fourth-year honours psychology student and the current Miss Newfoundland and Labrador, will officially launch I Love MUNdays at 10:15 a.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, in the University Centre Food Court on Memorial’s St. John’s campus....[continue]

University of Manitoba | October 23, 2006
A partnership between the University of Manitoba Bison Women’s Basketball Team and the Skownan First Nation will be celebrated Monday with the launch of Running with the Bison, a unique initiative based on friendship and bison....[continue]

Get pledges in now for a chance to win United Way early bird prize
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 19, 2006
Get your donation or pledge in early and you will be eligible for all Early Bird Draws. Early Bird draws will be held for donations and pledges received on or before October 27, November 3, and November 10....[continue]

Honorary and Earned Degree Recipients Announced at U of S
University of Saskatchewan | October 18, 2006
This year’s recipients of honorary and earned degrees were announced by the University of Saskatchewan and will be presented at Fall Convocation on Saturday, October 28, 2006....[continue]

Fall celebrations kick off in St. John’s and Corner Brook - I love MUNdays and I fell for Grenfell
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 18, 2006
Memorial University is again celebrating its accomplishments and the spirit and atmosphere of creativity and ingenuity....[continue]

McGill expert alert: Hockey
McGill University | October 18, 2006
As hockey enthusiasts young and old lace up their skates for another season, parents and players face questions ranging from how to stay safe on the ice to how to choose the right hockey stick....[continue]

It Takes a Society: Fighting Childhood Obesity
McGill University | October 18, 2006
The undisputed pandemic of childhood obesity worldwide threatens to be the major public health problem of the new century. We have created a modern society in which the first generation of children of the new millennium could be the first since the rise of the industrial revolution to have a shorter lifespan than its predecessors....[continue]

Malaspina enhances trades training programs
Malaspina University College | October 18, 2006
Malaspina University-College is enhancing popular trades training programs to make graduates more employable....[continue]

StFX Temporarily Cancels Varsity Athletics and Closes Some Public Facilities
St. Francis Xavier University | October 18, 2006
St. Francis Xavier University is temporarily cancelling varsity sports and closing some public facilities as a result of a Norwalk-like virus that has affected approximately 35 students and staff....[continue]

Three Santamarians will be saluted at Saint Mary’s Fall Convocation
St. Mary's University | October 17, 2006
Saint Mary’s University will be paying tribute to three of its own at this year’s Fall Convocation....[continue]

University of Manitoba | October 16, 2006
At the 2006 Fall Convocation, three individuals will be given particular distinction for their work and commitment to the University and the people of Manitoba: Dr. John Foerster, Dr. Garry Martin and Ms Natalie Denesovych....[continue]



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