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Crisis on campus: Universities struggle with students in distress

One Monday morning in March, a lonely and homesick 19-year-old undergrad took his own life in residence at the University of Waterloo, Ont.

“I can’t believe this is real,” his 16-year-old brother wrote the next day in an agitated… 2,391 more words

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Kingwell: "A populist wake-up call for universities"

Philosopher Mark Kingwell in Academic Matters:

We are losing when it comes to reason and critical intelligence and civility. We are losing when it comes to the basic justification of what we do.

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Obsessed with Europe? You should be!

This EU flag flies better when it is alongside the St George’s Cross of England and the Union Flag of Great Britain and Northern Ireland… 818 more words


Learning from international leadership development

Dr Lesly Huxley, the Leadership Foundation’s director of membership and organisational development, reflects on design and implementing a major development programme in Ukraine.

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..from THE ESCHATOLOGICAL DOG.. 'Bird Brains'

The sun’s not yellow, it’s chicken!” – Bob Dylan

Everyone has an opinion these days, some have even
Taken it upon themselves to capture these on the page… 183 more words


JAMB ADMISSION 2017/2018: How Universities will Conduct Admission this Year.

How Universities will Conduct Admission this Year. After the recent scrapping of post utme exam by the federal government, you might be wondering how the universities will conduct admission this year. 1,743 more words


Caleb Brantley: 5 play video scouting report on Browns rookie DT

Caleb Brantley is perhaps the most notable sixth-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. When the Cleveland Browns selected the Florida defensive tackle, it was a polarizing decision. 831 more words

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