Canada

Honorary Degrees, Tolerance and Ethics

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Professor plans to pick up honor at Ryerson U. -- despite protests and a defense of academic freedom that has struck many as weak.

Professor's Attendance at 'Conference' Stuns Canada

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The president of a Canadian university on Wednesday condemned the "conference" on the Holocaust held in Iran this week -- amid shock at his institution and elsewhere in Canada at the news that one of his professors had presented a paper there.

Kafka at the Border

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U.S. denies Canadian physicist entry, saying he committed a crime in Canada. Canada says that's false, but does that matter?

Visa Troubles

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A research project is on hold and a speech canceled as an Iraqi professor's attempts to come to North America are stymied.

Improving Science Instruction -- in Iraq

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As the only North American member of the Teacher Training Network for Iraq, U. of Alberta hosts Iraqi professors.

Integrating International Faculty

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Researchers consider issues specific to foreign-born faculty and ways to help them adjust.

When a University Kills Suicide Research

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Is watching someone help others take their own lives the same as helping them yourself -- or is it a legitimate role for a researcher? If such observing is banned, what other research is at risk?

Spatial Change

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To facilitate more interactive teaching, one college considers a different type of classroom. The barriers to building it are instructive of sometimes conflicting trends in college planning.

In Canada, a Bid to Retain Top Talent From Abroad

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Changes in immigration policies seek to attract and retain more foreign students, who are increasingly a hot commodity the world over.

Favors for Northern Neighbors

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In effort to fill empty seats, some community colleges in northern border states offer in-state tuition to Canadian residents.

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