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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.

BY PAUL YACHNIN | September 30 2020

On their way to graduation, PhD students become converts to the Church of Knowledge. But this secular church is in need of reformation.

BY KERRY BANKS | September 16 2020

Now mostly admired for their aesthetics, university clock towers were originally erected to reinforce the concept of an orderly sense of learning and to help students get to class on time.

BY IVAN JOSEPH & IVAN JOSEPH | September 09 2020

A vice-provost, student affairs, and an incoming first-year student sit down to talk about the student experience during a pandemic.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | September 02 2020

Public health communicators, they say, need to show humility, admit what they don’t know, and most importantly foster a two-way dialogue.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | August 26 2020

Students will again venture the globe one day as part of their education, and when they do universities must be ready to assist them when things don’t go as planned.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF, SHAUNA MCGINN & MARK CARDWELL | August 19 2020

Remote teaching, half-empty residences and virtual orientations will mark this year’s return for most students.

BY KERRY BANKS | July 29 2020

As COVID-19 began to spread around the globe, so too did a toxic brew of rumours, misinformation and conspiracy theories.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | July 20 2020

The York assistant professor and author of From the Ashes says he has a responsibility to those who suffer from addiction, and to his former self, to tell his story of homelessness and redemption.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | June 30 2020

Seven academics reflect on the moment they realized the world had changed.

BY EVA VOINIGESCU | June 24 2020

The Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital is pioneering an open-science model that could change the way medical research is conducted across the globe.

BY RHIANNON RUSSELL | June 17 2020

This May, Yukon College officially became Yukon University. The journey to becoming Canada’s first university north of the 60th parallel has been more than 45 years in the making.

BY KAT ESCHNER | May 20 2020

The scholar’s latest book is not only the culmination of a career spent examining the ethics of biotechnology, it’s a call to action for the rest of us get in on the conversation.

BY EDMUND ADAM | April 29 2020

What the history of pandemics can tell university leaders about the aftermath of COVID-19.

BY KERRY BANKS | April 15 2020

PhD candidate Genevieve von Petzinger has scoured ancient rock art to create the world’s largest database of early abstract symbols – but what do they mean?

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | April 08 2020

Traditional in-person conferences have been criticized for a variety of reasons, but the current COVID-19 pandemic puts them in a whole new light.

BY ERIKA THORKELSON | March 06 2020

How controversy, curriculum change and emerging perspectives are shifting the study of Canadian literature.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | March 04 2020

Universities across the country are tweaking their admissions processes to attract students from less-privileged backgrounds.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | February 26 2020

Agriculture faculties are becoming some of the most exciting hubs of interdisciplinary collaboration on Canadian campuses.