While the rest of Edmonton’s postsecondary institutions wrap up what’s just another semester, on the south side of the city, Taylor University College and Seminary will be celebrating its final term for their undergraduate students this April.
TORONTO (CUP)—The Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) at the University of Toronto plans to move to a fixed-fee system that would force students to pay for five courses no matter how many courses they’re actually enrolled in.
A recent report by the Program Fee Working Group, struck by Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences Meric Gertler, proposed that FAS do away with per-course charges.
They may not be found using the Dewey Decimal System, but the “books” that University of Alberta students on the Augustana campus can check out from now until 27 March are more engaging than any others they’re likely to find.
The campus is currently playing host to a “Living Library,” where patrons can book real people who share their themed life experiences through conversation.
According to the latest figures from Statistics Canada, Canadians spend about 95 billion hours a year counting sheep. It seems paradoxical, then, that scientists know so little about an activity as popular as sleep. The fact is, there’s still much debate over why we need our daily dose of forty winks.
16 University of Alberta medical students recently posed as nude models for 21 Edmonton artists in
the third annual Doctors and Derrieres event—an art auction raising funds for global health projects in support of both Change for Children (CFC) and International Health Initiatives by Alberta Medical Students (IHIMS).
“It’s really hard to swallow when they say, ‘We’re going to put your life on hold and in turmoil for the past 15 weeks,’ then essentially say that there are no allegations regarding the investigation, but we’re going to get rid of you anyways.”
Students and faculty members crowded into a law building lecture room last Friday to hear Michael Ignatieff, Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, give a talk on “Canada in the World: the Challenges Ahead.”