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BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | OCT 22 2021

‘We are cautiously optimistic that we are entering the recovery phase,’ one comptroller says.

BY KERRY BANKS | OCT 21 2021

A UBC biologist is advising residents not to feed the wildlife.

BY UA/AU | OCT 20 2021

Lack of clarity around on-campus testing for British Columbia students, more universities plan to bring more students back to campus for the winter semester and Ryerson University updates its COVID policy.

BY DIANE PETERS | OCT 20 2021

Advocates of ‘humanistic math’ are on a mission to help schoolchildren from all backgrounds see the world differently.

BY CATHERINE COUTURIER | OCT 15 2021

An international partnership has been established to better understand plagiarism among graduate students.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | OCT 14 2021

The 2021 National Building Reconciliation Forum provided an opportunity to identify the work that remains to be done at universities.

BY SHARON ASCHAIEK | OCT 13 2021

Particularly in the initial phase of the public health emergency, these unsung university staff did most of the heavy lifting to rework face-to-face courses.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | OCT 07 2021

Experts on campuses from coast to coast are needed to deal with the current emergency as well as future ones, Afghan-Canadian lawyer says.

BY MARK CARDWELL | OCT 05 2021

While universities aren’t representative of the problem, one expert says they can play an important role by raising awareness.

BY MAXIME BILODEAU | OCT 01 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic created a new way of learning in higher education: outdoor classes.

BY ÉMILE BÉRUBÉ-LUPIEN | SEP 30 2021

Everyone agrees on the need for an action plan on student mental health, but there are still concerns.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 29 2021

Some university campuses will be closed for the new statutory holiday.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | SEP 16 2021

To mandate or not to mandate: the debate many universities have been wrestling with is now put to the test.

BY MARK CARDWELL | SEP 14 2021

For many schools, preventing possible infections means mitigating a perfect storm of conditions for binge drinking.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | SEP 13 2021

Despite the many demands of stakeholders in the academic community, postsecondary education struggles to capture candidates’ attention.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | SEP 08 2021

A new report looks at outcomes for new graduates with disabilities. Advocates of disability rights say this data is not new or surprising.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 07 2021

Access Copyright now calling on federal government to ‘remedy the untenable situation’ for Canadian creators by reforming Copyright Act.

BY IAN MUNROE | SEP 03 2021

The hope is to facilitate more projects involving Indigenous peoples and other racialized groups.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | SEP 02 2021

A one-in-a-million shot of this past June’s solar eclipse also showcases the university’s campus.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 31 2021

Funded by the University of Northern British Columbia and the Hakai Institute, the powerful set of computers show the mass loss of Earth’s glaciers has increased at unexpected rates.