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From CBC PEI: The University of Prince Edward Island says it has put its internal research grants on hiatus for the upcoming school year as it tries to cover a multi-million dollar budget shortfall. The school says it’s short by about $5.5 million, and on top of that another $3.5 million for the Atlantic Veterinary… [read more]
An article in the Chronicle of Higher Education details an unexpected drop in graduate school applications from China, and an anemic growth of one percent in international applications. From the article: After seven consecutive years of double-digit increases, the number of Chinese applications to graduate programs in the United States this spring fell an unexpected… [read more]
The Annual General Meeting of the Dalhousie Faculty Association (DFA) will take place on Tuesday, 7 May 2013 at 2:00 p.m. (location TBA). The new Executive will take office at the close of that meeting, as specified in our Constitution. The following positions on next year’s Executive are open for election (all terms are for… [read more]
An invitation from the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU): A meeting of faculty students and staff to discuss the democratic deficit at Dalhousie and what we can do about it at 7 p.m., Monday, April 15 in Room 316 of the SUB “The Dal budget is coming forward, the DFA has published a startling report, summer… [read more]
From CBC Regina: The University of Regina is suing two private companies alleging the firms have unjustly claimed exclusive rights to carbon capture technology developed at the institution and are refusing to pay royalties. According to documents filed in court in Saskatchewan, in 2005 the university signed an agreement with Regina-based HTC Purenergy, providing the… [read more]