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University of Alberta Law dean proposing 58% tuition increase

EDMONTON – Students looking to enter the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Law next fall may have to shell out a lot more for tuition. 271 more words

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Tuition hike proposed for University of Alberta law students

Post-secondary student representatives are sounding alarms as internal documents indicate the Alberta government may rubberstamp major, program-specific tuition hikes.

The one-time increases, known as “market modifiers,” attempt to correct “anomalies” where an institution in the province is charging less for a program than comparable institutions elsewhere in the country. 341 more words

Edmonton

'It would let everybody down': U of A Golden Bears' head coach on players using banned substances

Watch above: As Golden Bears football training camp gets set to begin, Canada’s anti-doping agency has confirmed at least one university athlete has tested positive for a banned substance. 429 more words

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Alberta government opens door to major post-secondary tuition hikes in certain programs

Post-secondary student representatives are sounding alarms as internal documents indicate the Alberta government may rubberstamp major, program-specific tuition hikes.

The one-time increases, known as “market modifiers,” attempt to correct “anomalies” where an institution in the province is charging less for a program than comparable institutions elsewhere in the country. 586 more words

Calgary

Edmonton doctor takes light-hearted approach to teach Canadians about obesity

EDMONTON — Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn’t make fat jokes.

But he still pokes fun at the science, stereotypes and struggles of being overweight. 501 more words

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Natural compound found in fruit, nuts and wine led to improved strength and endurance

Resveratrol may be a natural exercise performance enhancer: U of A medical research

A natural compound found in some fruits, nuts and red wine may enhance exercise training and performance, demonstrates newly published medical research from the University of Alberta. 226 more words

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Garry Kasparov Tangled Up in Deep Blue

When world human chess champion Garry Kasparov lost the second match with Deep Blue in 1997, I said, and have continued to say, and write, that Garry Kasparov will be remembered only for losing to the chess program known as Deep Blue. 2,246 more words