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Prince William steals the show after meeting collegiate volleyball team in Canada

Watch out Kate! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited a Canadian university during Day 4 of their headline-making tour -- but this time it wasn't the beautiful brunette who stole the spotlight. Prince William received a very warm...Show More Summary

Kate Middleton Rocks Two Chic Looks During Canadian Tour

Kate Middleton is all smiles in her green dress while visiting Kelowna University during her Royal Tour of Canada on Tuesday (September 27) in Kelowna, Canada. The 34-year-old Duchess of Cambridge was joined by husband Prince William while meeting the women’s volleyball team and receiving their own jerseys. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of [...]

New Quantum Teleportation Records Set in Canada and China

Two independent teams of scientists, based at the University of Calgary, Alberta in Canada and at the University of Science and Technology of China have set new records for quantum teleportation. In their experiments, the teams successfully sent quantum information over several kilometers of fiber optic cables,...

Some 60 Canada schools, universities evacuated over threat

Some 60 schools and universities in eastern Canada were evacuated Wednesday over an unspecified possible threat, police said. Students at all primary and secondary schools across Prince Edward Island were taken to safe locations, federal police said, while Nova Scotia police received an anonymous bomb threat against three university campuses in the province.

Andrew Fazekas: Stargazing and “Star Trek”

This week, science writer Andrew Fazekas talks about his latest book, Star Trek The Official Guide to Our Universe: The True Science Behind the Starship Voyages. A member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Andrew writes for...Show More Summary

Bryce Dallas Howard & Gugu Mbatha-Raw Premiere Netflix's 'Black Mirror' at TIFF 2016

Bryce Dallas Howard wears a sheer lace top with a velvet skirt at the Black Mirror premiere held during the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival on Monday (September 12) at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. The 35-year-old actress is starring in an episode of the upcoming season of the series on Netflix and she was [...]

The Wolfpack Bag Yet Another Verbal: Canada’s Danika Huizinga

By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Canada’s Danika Huizinga made a verbal commitment to join the North Carolina State University class of 2021. Read the full story on SwimSwam: The Wolfpack Bag Yet Another Verbal: Canada’s Danika Huizinga

Copyright Trolls Claim Student Pirates Could Lose Scholarships, Face Deportation

Copyright trolls are known for their dubious tactics but a new report from Canada shows just how low they can sink. According to the University of Manitoba’s copyright office, among a flood of 8,000 piracy notices are some warning students...Show More Summary

Treasures hidden on Canadian campuses: From Einstein’s brain to a -273C fridge

Idiosyncratic personalities. Tucked-away spaces. Odd artifacts. Canada's universities each have their signature people, places and things. The post Treasures hidden on Canadian campuses: From Einstein’s brain to a -273C fridge appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Not a Free for All: Canadian University Libraries Spending Hundreds of Millions on Licensing

As students across Canada head back to school this week, the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), which represents 31 member libraries, issued a reminder that Canadian education spends hundreds of millions of dollars every year on content licensing. Show More Summary

Vaccine trial aims to make flu season safer for heart patients

(University of Wisconsin-Madison) A network of researchers in the United States and Canada will try to spare thousands of patients the dangers of heart attacks and hospitalizations over the next five years in a trial of a high-dose flu vaccine.

New sensor could help fight deadly bacterial infections

(The Optical Society) Scientists from the Photonics Research Center at the University of Quebec in Outaouais, Canada, and collaborators from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, have built a new sensor that can detect the potentially deadly E.coli bacteria in 15-20 minutes, much faster than traditional lab tests. Show More Summary

Elite Conservatory is being wound down

A petition has been raised to save the music conservatory at Canada’s Mount Royal University, a school whose star graduates include Yuja Wang and Jan Lisiecki. The heads of the Conservatory have been fired, apparently as a prelude to shutdown. You can read the details and sign here.

Canada's Getting Its Own Superhero Universe

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Justin Trudeau won’t be the only Canadian with his face on the cover of a multi-superhero comic book saga. Chapterhouse Comics is getting in on the game with its own superhero universe. Read more...

International students being scammed while seeking off-campus housing in U.S. and Canada

  Some universities in the U.S.A. and Canada are warning international students looking for off-campus student accommodations to be careful about rental scams. Though these scams are rare, the problem surfaced when scammers attempted...Show More Summary

Building Bridges at NDLC

Over 400 librarians from across the U.S. and Canada came together at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) on August 10–13 for the National Diversity in Libraries Conference (NDLC), organized around the theme “Bridges to Inclusion.”...Show More Summary

Youth crimes spike immediately after drinking age

A new study from the Northern Medical Program at the University of Northern British Columbia has shown that minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) legislation in Canada can have a major effect on crimes committed by young adults. Young people...Show More Summary

Pro-Life Student Group Wins Battle Against University Discrimination That Denied Its Club Status

A pro-life student group in Canada won its battle against a university that discriminated against it by yanking its official student club status. Pro-life students filed a lawsuit against the Brandon University Students’ Union after it revoked their club status last November, CBC News reported. The situation is the latest in a series of on-going […]

World's tallest wooden residential tower nears completion

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Brock Commons is not your average student residence. Rising to a height of 53 m (174 ft) above the campus of the University of British Columbia in Canada, it's the world's tallest wooden residential tower – and it recently topped out...Show More Summary

Researchers Find Camera With Working Memory Card At Shipwreck Site

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

A marine ecology department team from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada conducted a research dive to study starfish off the coast of Bamfield when students Tella Osler and Beau Doherty came across something interesting. Show More Summary

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