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Universities must open their archives and share their oppressive pasts

The archives of academic institutions can tell previously untold stories of eugenics. Universities can begin to undo oppressive legacies by opening them […]

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Universities should stand up for integrity and public trust in university teaching

Controversy erupted after a lecturer at the University of Alberta posted on Facebook in November that the Holomodor is a “myth.” Canada […]

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Should university and college funding be tied to how many students graduate?

Colleges are increasingly being judged on how many students graduate. But is tying funding to graduation rates the way to go? George […]

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The mental health crisis on campus and how universities and colleges can fix it

Campus counseling centers are seeing an influx of students seeking help with mental health issues. Motortion/Shutterstock.com When college students seek help for […]

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Legal win doesn’t mean Ontario student associations are in the clear

Students walk on campus at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ont., in March 2017. An Ontario court recently ruled in favour […]

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Women in engineering: Barriers remain 30 years after École Polytechnique shooting

Engineering programs can learn about recruitment, inclusion and retention from different fields. (Shutterstock) The 30th anniversary of the Montréal Massacre is an […]

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Ontario’s high school e-learning still hasn’t addressed students with special needs

Following a negotiation impasse, Ontario public secondary teachers walked off the job on a one-day strike. Here, striking teachers are seen outside […]

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Capitalist creep on campus: the largest, quietest privatisation in UK history – it’s why we’re striking

Pexels For the next week and a half, many UK university lecturers will be on strike again, but who outside of academia […]

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University strikes in the UK: Why they’re happening and what you need to know

shutterstock/Ray Morgan Eight days of strike action announced by academics will run November 25 until December 4. After that, industrial action will […]

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Textbooks could be free if universities rewarded professors for writing them

  Universities have a responsibility to reduce barriers in student learning, and one way to do this is through creating textbooks that […]

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