Monthly Archives: November 2010

"Approved" stamped in red

To SSHRC or not to SSHRC?


SSHRC is converting scholars into bureaucrats and scholarship into government reports, but all is not lost. Faculty must act to ensure their concerns are heard and debated.

Hands creating a frame for an ocean and sky scene

Lost Horizons


Just what is the big picture perspective on knowledge, what is its value, and how is this perspective restored for students?

Ontario Flag

A New Minister Should Offer Students a New Deal


While the McGuinty government showed interest in post-secondary education in its first term, under Colleges, Training and Universities Minister John Milloy, it’s been coasting in neutral, to put it mildly.

The Tweeting Library


Twitter and other social media tools are a part of everyday life, especially for the current generation of students. In response to this, many libraries have established social media presences through Facebook pages, blogs and Twitter feeds.