Administrators warn of tough sanctions for those breaking pandemic rules, while prioritizing a gentler sort of persuasion.
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.
More dads are taking time to be with their families, but policies and supports still have a long way to go.
Foreign hackers are prying into COVID-19 research from around the world, and Canadian universities are not immune.
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.
On their way to graduation, PhD students become converts to the Church of Knowledge. But this secular church is in need of reformation.
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.
A vice-provost, student affairs, and an incoming first-year student sit down to talk about the student experience during a pandemic.
Public health communicators, they say, need to show humility, admit what they don’t know, and most importantly foster a two-way dialogue.
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.
Remote teaching, half-empty residences and virtual orientations will mark this year’s return for most students.
As COVID-19 began to spread around the globe, so too did a toxic brew of rumours, misinformation and conspiracy theories.
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.
Seven academics reflect on the moment they realized the world had changed.
The Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital is pioneering an open-science model that could change the way medical research is conducted across the globe.
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.
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.
What the history of pandemics can tell university leaders about the aftermath of COVID-19.
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?
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.