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Attorney and Comedienne Serves as L.E.A.D. Speaker

Launched in 2014, by the Division of Student Affairs the Leadership, Education and Development (L.E.A.D.) series challenges the traditional lecture series via a contemporary approach that engages students in powerful, interactive discussions centered around today’s hottest topics. 192 more words

William Hanley on the founding of Centennial College: Youth, education and 15-cent beers

It was October 1966: the song Reach Out I’ll Be There by the Four Tops was the No. 1 hit; Jacqueline Susann’s book Valley of the Dolls was dominating the best-seller lists; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum was packing them in at the movies; Star Trek had recently started its tepid three-season run on TV and was galaxies away from being beamed up to eternal cult status; and the Toronto Maple Leafs were beginning a season that would end in their winning the Stanley Cup in the spring of 1967. 1,054 more words

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Federal science minister seeks diversity for 11 new research chair positions

The federal government has announced a competition for 11 new Canada Excellence Research Chairs, focusing on adding diversity to the pool of world-class researchers.

Science Minister Kirsty Duncan made the announcement Wednesday at the University of Calgary. 289 more words

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Modern Painters Also Make Movies Promoting Painting

Here is just another labor of love that the painter-peasant is qualified to perform in the modern age. I put together a video using the art of several others and myself. 34 more words

Frankel: Trump "locker room" tape could be a pivot moment

Thursday night, soon after the Donald Trump  “locker room” tape surfaced, author Kelly Oxford tweeted out, “Women: tweet me your first assaults.”

Oxford expected a handful of replies, but  228 more words


Student Engagement, Not Alumni Giving, Is a Quality Indicator

Over at Forbes.com I’ve written several entries about college rankings and the National Survey of Student Engagement. In existence for nearly 20 years, NSSE has developed an extensive survey of “student engagement” or what college students actually do on their campuses. 1,123 more words

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