16 décembre 2016

Scientists to PM: limited, biased science threatens Canada

cbc masthead logoBy CBC News. Secretive, biased and scientifically sloppy.
That is the state of environmental assessments - in this country - according more than 1700 early-career Canadian scientists. They are particularly worried about large-scale developments, some of them energy projects. Read more...

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14 décembre 2016

Atwood, Ondaatje call for probe into firing of UBC prof

Go to the Globe and Mail homepageBy Marsha Lederman.Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje and more than 60 other members of the Canadian literary community have signed an open letter to UBC demanding due process for Steven Galloway and an investigation into how the university has handled his case. Read more...

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NB Student Alliance meets with government over policy proposals

cbc masthead logoBy Terrence McEachern. Proposals include expanded mental health services and health care for international students. It was a busy week for the New Brunswick Student Alliance as the organization met with provincial government officials to pitch eight policy proposals. Read more...

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'Concrete measures are being taken to address governance problems’ at Nipissing

By . A recently released report is “an important first step in addressing governance problems at Nipissing University,” according to the president of the university’s faculty association. Read more...

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Strike of the century: University of Manitoba and faculty association frustrated by stalled talks

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "metronews.ca"By . There are no more planned discussions between the University of Manitoba Faculty Association and the university. Read more...

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Four small universities in Eastern Canada rebrand as the “Maple League”

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Moira MacDonald. After three years of quietly developing a model for collaboration in the classroom and on the recruiting trail, the presidents of four small, rural eastern Canadian universities have rebranded their efforts into what they are calling the “Maple League.” More...

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Post-election pondering

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Melonie Fullick. There are times when it’s very difficult to be living “next door” to the United States. For the past couple of weeks I’ve been trying to write a post that wouldn’t be connected in any way to the U.S. election results, but given the way the election has saturated my social media and news feeds for months, I think it would only end up as the elephant in the room. More...

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13 décembre 2016

Despite Trump, US will still welcome foreign students

By Mark A Ashwill. “Educational exchange can turn nations into people, contributing as no other form of communication can to the humanising of international relations.” So said Senator J William Fulbright. Read more...

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Will higher education be ‘Trumped’ by state lawmakers?

By Eric Kelderman, The Chronicle of Higher Education. As the impact of the 2016 elections takes shape in statehouses, there are early signs that some policy proposals made by President-elect Donald J Trump are prompting reactions from governors and state legislators. Read more...

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College Scholarships - The Ultimate Guide for 2017

https://www.moneysavingpro.com/cache/e66eedf65f3a07d3f1350b47ed7e2713_w1920_h968.jpgThe rising costs of a college education has made it an untenable expense for many families. If you cannot afford to pay higher educational expenses outright, there are a number of options available to you. The easiest is student loans, but when you factor in the average student debt of graduating seniors from the class 2016 is $37,172, it might make you think twice about electing this option.
Instead of amassing a ton of debt which will affect your buying power after you graduate, there are other choices for you. One of the best options is scholarships. Scholarships are gifts you use to pay for tuition, books, and other educational expenses. Because they are gifts you do not need to repay them, though if it's a reoccurring gift, you might have to maintain certain grade standards to continue receiving it. More...

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