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By KERRY BANKS | December 26 2018

Educators are using gaming elements, combined with the interactive and immersive aspects of virtual reality, to enhance learning.

By UA/AU | December 26 2018

Over the past year, the University Affairs team has read and reported, edited and produced, hundreds of stories. Here are six that stayed with us. I was sexually assaulted. I turned to my university for help. Here’s what happened Coming up with the visuals for this first-person essay about a student who sought help from […]

By ERIKA THORKELSON | December 19 2018

Several smaller universities are heading downtown to open new arts-focused facilities.

By SORAYA ROBERTS | November 14 2018

Still, a few universities have committed to offering services that specifically address eating disorders as part of their health and wellness programs.

By BRIAN OWENS | November 07 2018

Working with international colleagues can provide new insights and even a career boost, but it takes patience and planning.

By MOIRA FARR | October 31 2018

In all the strategizing, expanding and refining of services on offer to students who struggle with anxiety, depression or any number of other serious mental illnesses, faculty are asking, where do we fit?

By ANQI SHEN | October 24 2018

An array of new programs gives students an opportunity to tackle issues of importance to their local communities.

By DIANE PETERS | October 05 2018

The growing field of family economics applies the basic economic concepts to the family unit, allowing researchers to explore some fundamental policy issues.

By MOIRA MACDONALD | October 03 2018

Clashes over the limits of free speech continue to divide students and faculty.

By ANQI SHEN | September 26 2018

We asked our readers: what is the one teaching tip, tool or technique you can’t live without?

By KERRY BANKS | September 05 2018

Canada’s law schools are revamping their programs and curricula to respond to what one law dean calls “the most significant shift in the Canadian legal landscape in our lifetimes.”

By ANONYMOUS | August 29 2018

After struggling for months to receive the accommodations she was entitled to, one student shares her story as a lesson for university administrators, faculty members and front-line staff.

By KERRY BANKS | August 22 2018

The two founders of the website say the incentives in scientific publishing need to change to reduce fraud.

By NATALIE SAMSON | August 15 2018

As SIF-funded projects wind down, a look at where the funding was distributed by project, institution and province.

By SUZANNE BOWNESS | August 08 2018

The job can be challenging, all-consuming and even isolating – but also rewarding.

By WENDY GLAUSER | August 01 2018

Campus support programs are helping a diverse set of students to succeed in a system that wasn’t designed for them.

By SORAYA ROBERTS | July 25 2018

As news media navigate a time of unparalleled disruption, training the next generation of journalists has never been more of a challenge.

By ANDRE COSTOPOULOS | July 17 2018

A student affairs officer shares his advice on how to assess and safely de-escalate a disturbing situation.

By MOIRA MACDONALD | June 06 2018

Many of these campus gardens have become leaders in botanical education, horticultural research and conservation.

By SUZETTE MAYR | May 30 2018

An excerpt from the latest novel by University of Calgary professor Suzette Mayr.