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BY KERRY BANKS | May 04 2021

Not only is it a myth that Canada has an abundance of readily accessible water, say researchers, but we’re poorly managing what we do have.

BY KELLY BOUTSALIS | April 27 2021

How Indigenous researchers and communities are working in partnership with universities and non-Indigenous researchers to shape the future of environmental sciences.

BY ISHANI NATH | April 20 2021

Counsellors say the transition has been like ‘building a plane mid-flight.’

BY KERRY BANKS | March 24 2021

Researcher’s early-career findings were controversial but ultimately gained wider acceptance.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | March 03 2021

There aren’t enough midwives in Canada to meet the growing demand for their services. But getting more midwives in the workforce will take a lot more than just adding seats to the few midwifery programs that exist.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | February 24 2021

Universities are turning to the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals as a blueprint for achieving a better and more prosperous world.

BY ELIZABETH CANNON | February 17 2021

As a university president, at the end of the day, you want to feel that you have made a difference and left your institution in a better place than you found it.

BY SHAUNA SYLVESTER | February 03 2021

How could we provide an intense, cohort-based experiential learning course online? Don’t even try, some said, but we’re glad we did.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | January 20 2021

The goals of what we’re doing haven’t changed, but the how of what we’re doing certainly has.

BY DIANE PETERS | January 13 2021

The pandemic has accelerated universities’ reliance on these critical online systems.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF & ANDRÉANNE APABLAZA | January 06 2021

7 international students on how they’re managing a year of online learning.

BY UA/AU | December 31 2020

As an eventful 2020 comes to an end, here are the stories and issues that shaped the year in Canadian higher education. Stories that made 2020 Flight 752: a terrible start to the year While the pandemic has been uppermost in most people’s minds in 2020, the new year began with another unimaginable tragedy: the death of all 176 passengers and […]

BY UA/AU | December 24 2020

It’s been quite the year. We’ve read and reported, edited and produced, hundreds of stories, many of them related to the COVID-19 pandemic. While we get ready to say goodbye to a memorable 2020, here are the stories that we’ll remember in 2021. The engineering gender gap: it’s more than a numbers game It’s been […]

BY JOANNE ONG ET AL | December 02 2020

A group of York University students got together to discuss what aspects of in-person classes they miss most while studying remotely.

BY PASCALE CASTONGUAY & MOIRA MACDONALD | November 25 2020

New university presidents face unique challenges resulting from the current crisis. Four recently installed presidents look back at the first few months of their terms.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | November 11 2020

Administrators warn of tough sanctions for those breaking pandemic rules, while prioritizing a gentler sort of persuasion.

BY KERRY BANKS | October 28 2020

Chronic procrastination is on the rise, say experts, and appears to be prevalent among academics. We really should get around to doing something about it.

BY LESLEY EVANS OGDEN | October 21 2020

More dads are taking time to be with their families, but policies and supports still have a long way to go.

BY ANDRÉANNE APABLAZA | October 15 2020

Foreign hackers are prying into COVID-19 research from around the world, and Canadian universities are not immune.

BY DIANE PETERS | October 14 2020

Researchers expect big things if and when dependable quantum computing becomes a reality, and they are eager to ensure that the country is well-positioned to play a meaningful part.