Canada

More Aid ≠ More Graduates

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Study finds that increased grant aid in Quebec improved students' college going and persistence, but did not raise graduation rates.

Is Military Research Different?

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McGill U. considers ending requirement that faculty members indicate whether any research supported by the military may have harmful consequences.

Faith and Freedom

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Canada -- a country with a tradition of academic freedom and strong faculty unions -- is having a major debate over what academic freedom is and who should define it.

More Legal Risk for Canada's Universities

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In what appears to be the first decision of its kind, a Canadian court has ruled that universities can be considered government entities and their actions government actions, at least when it comes to their dealings with students. This is important because it means that the institutions can be held legally liable if they violate the rights of students.

Exercising Only Their Minds

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Study finds that, when it comes to physical activity, assistant professors are too often "letting themselves go."

Rendition Under the Radar

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Law school at the University of Georgia has hired a professor who oversaw a well-known Bush-era terror case -- but so far few seem to have noticed.

Bill Ayers Again Excluded From Canada

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Academic who once was a leader of the Weather Underground is blocked from speaking at an academic conference.

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