Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 higher education in Canada

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Wed. April 4, 2018

-
An alumna of the university's College of Education, she has led the Famous Maroon Band and associated groups for more than two decades. Founded in 1929, ABA represents some 300 conductors and composers throughout the U.S. and Canada, along with 80 associate members from ... music
"Perhaps surprisingly," Canada is not on track for any of the indicators for SDGs 2 (zero hunger), 5 (gender equality), 6 (clean water and sanitation), ... shift from compliance to performance;" universities and colleges as hubs for intergenerational collaboration; and philanthropy and community-level action ...

That number was 6 percent among university students. Researchers blame ballooning college costs, inadequate aid packages and growing enrollment among low-income students - as well as some colleges' unwillingness to admit they have a hunger problem. College hunger is not a new ...
It turns out that the revolution hasn't quite taken place, at least broadly, in North American higher education. ... A new analysis of more than 2,000 classes in science, mathematics and technology, at a range of colleges and universities in the US and Canada, has found that the lecture remains dominant: ...
As China has become increasingly affluent, more Chinese students have been enrolling in US colleges and universities, attracted by the prospect of a prestigious American education and good jobs. The number of Chinese students studying in the United States in the 2016-17 academic year rose by 6.8 ... woman

The Student Voices on Sexual Violence Survey is open to undergraduate and graduate students at universities, colleges and private post-secondary ... leaders met with Hunter on March 20 to discuss the roadblocks survivors often face when trying to tell university or college officials about a sexual assault. Ontario
"The competition facing universities in the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia is increasingly intense -- no university, and no higher education system can ... Nonetheless, Canadian higher ed is still "performing strongly," Moran said, and Canada, along with Australia, could benefit "from macro-economic ...
I was strongly considering moving to Canada -- I was negotiating" with Canadian universities, said Aspuru-Guzik, who holds dual citizenship in the U.S. and .... Absolutely not," said Philip Altbach, a research professor and founding director of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College.
The only current college or university president who has applied for the UCF post is Amit Chakma, president of the University of Western Ontario, a public university with about 32,000 students in London, Canada. He also declined to speak with the Orlando Sentinel. The other current college administrators ...
University of Michigan alum and solo artist Joey Dosik recently signed with record label Secretly Canadian. Dosik ... Dosik, who arrived in Ann Arbor on a saxophone scholarship to attend the University of Michigan, was able to hone his talents as a college student while collaborating with fellow UM music ...
Love earned his medical degree from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, and is certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He conducted his internship at Toronto East General and Orthopedic Hospital in Toronto, Canada, and completed a residency at the University of ...
But all three have something in common: they were all invented by researchers working at a college or university. Scientific invention and cultural exploration have been connected with higher education institutions for hundreds of years. Victoria McGovern says this is because colleges and universities ...
Thirty-six per cent of the children of immigrants held university degrees, compared to 24 per cent of their peers with Canadian-born parents. ... university degrees, their high expectations for their children's academic achievements also appear to lead to the pursuit of higher education among their children, ...
More than 10 student associations at universities across the country have been receiving anonymous Amazon packages containing apparently ... CBC News contacted other Manitoba schools, including Brandon University, Red River College and the University College of the North, but none of them had ...
When Nicholas Dion graduated from the University of Toronto in 2012 with his PhD in religion, he made a surprising career move – he turned down two .... Nearly 80 percent of the U of T PhD graduates who are employed as tenure-stream faculty by Canadian universities are Canadian, 16 percent ...

Amazon and the RCMP are looking into who is showering post-secondary students' unions across Canada with random gifts ranging from vibrating sex ... Student unions at Ryerson University, the University of Toronto, Western University, the University of Waterloo, the University of Regina, the University of ...
Previously he was a professor of art at Bard College from 2005 to 2007 and at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver from 1990 to 2006, where he was ... Established in 1967 by Queen Elizabeth II, the Order of Canada is the cornerstone of the Canadian Honors System, and recognizes outstanding ...
The “London Conference on Intelligence” was said to have been run secretly for at least three years by James Thompson, an honorary senior lecturer at University College London (UCL), including contributions from a researcher who has previously advocated child rape online. A keynote address to the ...
A University of Guelph professor is assisting in the investigation of Canada's first-ever cases of a highly infectious dog influenza. Scott Weese is a pathobiology professor at the Ontario Veterinary College based out of the University of Guelph, and he is part of an ongoing investigation of two dog influenza ...
The Canadian Association of College and University Student Services, or CACUSS, has created a sub-group of student services professionals “to share and .... For a study published in the Canadian Journal of Higher Education in 2011, Dr. van Rhijn accessed data from Statistics Canada's Labour Force ...
About 9% of the Indian candidates for non-MBA management courses are now look to Canada, up from 4% in 2009. Canada's chief attraction is its being 30-to-40% cheaper than the US, even at the level of elite universities and colleges. Besides, US President Donald Trump's stance on immigration and ...
The college or university program you choose sets the stage for the rest of your adult life. ... “University admissions is not a test and it's not a trick,” says Andrew Arida, director of undergraduate admissions at UBC. ... Universities can contact editor James Cowan at: james.cowan@macleans.rogers.com.
Two British researchers studied more than 40,000 students from the United States, Canada and Britain in what they believe is the first study examining perfectionism across multiple generations. They found that what they called “socially prescribed perfectionism” increased by a third between 1989 (when ...
With three in four Canadians graduating with an average of $22,084 in debt, students are turning to 'sugar daddies' to try and ease the financial burden. Nearly 225,000 students in Canada are utilizing a website called Seeking Arrangement in an attempt to connect with a wealthy benefactor willing to fund ...
Researchers at Canadian institutions including McGill and Laval universities were able to explore the issue after the Canadian Institutes of Health Research introduced two new funding streams in 2014. In one, the Project programme, 75 per cent of the assessment score was based on reviewers' ratings of ...
Craig Shelswell, director of education for Dewey College explains their plans for the Nipissing University Campus in Bracebridge. - Mary Beth Hartill/ ... The students arrive in Canada, get their Ontario secondary school diplomas, and improve their English before heading to university or college. Dewey ...
“In essence, both types of quotas are beneficial as they provide disadvantaged students with college education they would not usually have,” Dr Rocha-Vidigal told Times Higher Education. “In most universities, quota students are admitted with lower entrance scores than non-quota students, which means ...
Amanda J. Oosterveer, a mental health counselor at the Niagara North Family Health Team's site in Niagara-on-the-Lake, received the Ontario Counselor of the Year Award from Niagara University's College of Education on Dec. 18. The award was presented by Dr. Chandra Foote, dean of NU's College of ...
As a land-grant college, Michigan State's commitment to solar is particularly fitting. Land-grant colleges are universities designated by states to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890 to focus on practical subjects like agriculture, science, military science and engineering. Solar installations ...
It wasn't until the 1960s that boards allowed faculty and student representatives, especially after the 1966 Duff-Berdahl report, jointly sponsored by the Canadian Association of University Teachers and Universities Canada (formerly the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada). The landmark ...
Researchers analyzed data from American, Canadian and British college students who completed the Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale, a test ... This need for perfection could be affecting college students' mental health, according to co-author Andrew Hill of York St John University in the U.K. Hill ...
Canadian university exonerates student in academic freedom row ... Lindsay Shepherd, a communications graduate student and teaching assistant at Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada, showed a short video clip of a television debate between two University of Toronto professors, who gave opposing ...
In order to become a medical microbiology specialist, he was required to complete a five-year residency program at a university program accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Those who successfully complete such a residency can then undergo a specialty qualifying ...
Two of the latest appointments to the Order of Canada are from Chatham-Kent. William Shatner, Jann Arden, first ... Thamesville's Carol Hopkins is the executive director of the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation and a professor at King's University College in London. She has been appointed an officer, ...
Teaching the Literature Survey Course: New Strategies for College Faculty (West Virginia University Press) has three co-editors: Gwynn Dujardin, ... Whether faculty are teaching at small colleges or large universities, our hope is that instructors come away from our book with new ideas about ways to ...
The downturn follows a decade of explosive growth in foreign student enrollment, which now tops 1 million at United States colleges and educational ... that more of the students come from low-income families in which no one has ever gone to college, also presenting recruitment challenges for universities, ...
Dr. James Ian Stuart is suing Western University for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty, alleging that the poor quality of its residency ... Michael Miller, a veteran Bay Street litigator representing Stuart, said Canadian case law is clear that “you can't sue universities because … you got a D, or an F.
The Georgian College student, who attends classes at the Barrie campus, was recently selected to help develop the Simon Fraser University's Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue's "Getting to 2050: Citizen recommendations for Canada's energy future" report. “They were just seeing what we thought about ...
At a breakfast event at the US Embassy in New Delhi on November 9, 2016, a senior diplomat from the Canadian High Commission discreetly fielded questions on whether ... One of the important attractions of Canada for students is the fact it is 30-40% cheaper the US, even at top universities and colleges.
Campuses and the towns and cities they're based in vary widely: compare tiny Mount Allison University, with its 2,300 students (almost half the population of its hometown, Sackville, N.B.), with the more than 60,000 attending the downtown campus of the University of Toronto, itself in the core of Canada's ...
A researcher at the University of Saskatchewan claims the lack of characters of color in contemporary video games has an effect similar to that of “everyday” racism. Cale Passmore, of the university's Human-Computer Interaction Lab, says he was “driven” to find out how about the health and psychological ...
Top grades and an impressive list of extracurriculars won't mean much if the right people never get to see your credentials. If you don't communicate your skills and talents to colleges and universities, no one else will, either. Here are five common application mistakes to avoid when applying to ...
You may end up working in a completely different field than the one you applied for in university; in fact, research shows this is the norm. A 2015 study by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario used data from the Canadian Household Survey to determine where graduates work now, in comparison ...
"We know that Canada's tech sector is a driver of innovation and economic growth" said Sean Mullin, Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship Executive Director. "Yet the lack of data at the developer level has prevented a complete understanding the range and depth of this increasingly ...
All these students were in their first year at a four-year college or university in the United States. However, it is not just having a job that can help students. What they do in their jobs not only can help them in their studies, but also in their lives after school. For example, Tracy says he has learned through his ...
A recording of the way professors at Wilfrid Laurier University questioned a teaching assistant about her use of a debate video in class has set off a major dispute about academic freedom in Canada. The teaching assistant had shown her class a recording in which two professors -- one of them of late a ...
Running south of the border: A Canadian's defence of the NCAA ... track which is not offered in Canada's university or college systems), can ...
Universities Canada, an advocacy association of post-secondary ... of diversity and inclusive excellence throughout Canadian higher education.” ... The university will collect information on demographics through surveys sent ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

    canada
      higher education

Canada:
      first nations
      government
      higher education
      people
      provinces
      rivers
      territories

cross-references for
higher education:

Canadian higher education