Universities have never been more central in public affairs. But what role should they play in our democracy?
Rethinking Town and Gown
- Reclaiming the civic university
- The value of being porous: What universities and cities can do for each other
- Toward the ambidextrous gown
- Beyond all in the family: Community-based research in Canada
- Town and Gown go to the movies
- Putting research to work for the community
- Doing the PPP: a skeptical perspective
- Havoc! Havoc! Smyt fast, give gode knocks!
In This Issue
When we bring the community into the university, it enriches everyone’s experience.
Today’s academics must continue to universalize knowledge while customizing it for local needs.
Community-based research has been building momentum in Canada. Can this forward progress be sustained?
What can film tell us about the town and gown relationship?
Examining a model of knowledge mobilization between community organizations and the university.
Program prioritization—all the rage at Canadian campuses—may be more trouble than it is worth.
By all accounts, February 10, 1355 began quietly enough in Oxford. It was the feast day of St. Scholastica, who, despite what her name might suggest, is the patron saint of nuns and ‘convulsive children.’ The townsfolk went about their business, while the scholars of Oxford University attended to their studies. A normal day. But […]