SSH News: April 16, 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Here is our list of the most interesting news articles about the humanities, social sciences and higher education from the past week:

Humanities and Social Sciences

UQAM: les étudiants des sciences humaines poursuivent la grève
14 avril 2015 | La Presse

A champion of the humanities to head Victoria University at U of T
April 10, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Higher Education

Fin de la grève: les étudiants rentrent en classe
16 avril 2015 | Le Devoir

Le drame de l’UQAM
16 avril 2015 | Le Devoir

The future of education (subscriber content)
April 15, 2015 | Embassy News

Wanted: A protest against Quebec’s student protesters
April 15, 2015 | Globe Editorial

Quebec student protests: Anarchy in academe
April 15, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

One year after Brentwood stabbings, University of Calgary looks for strength
April 15, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

How to make Canada the most innovative country in the world? Look to universities, says Allan Rock
April 14, 2015 | Council of Ontario Universities News Release

Michaëlle Jean steps down as University of Ottawa chancellor
April 14, 2015 | Ottawa Citizen

La réputation de l’UQAM mise à mal
14 avril 2015 | Le Devoir

Let’s reconsider the value of university for students and society
April 13, 2015 | University Affairs

PM announces intent to expand access to Canada Student Grants Program
April 7, 2015 | Prime Minister’s Office

Australians should learn from Canadians' big census mistake
April 8, 2015 | The Conversation

Open Access and Publishing

The Enduring Mystery of the Academic Book Market
April 15, 2015 | The Scholarly Kitchen

Print is dead. Long live print
April 13, 2015 | University Affairs

Wikipedia: A gift to the world
April 8, 2015 | University Affairs

University bookstores change with the times
April 8, 2015 | University Affairs

Equity and Diversity

True crimes, faulty statistics and Aboriginal women
April 16, 2015 | Maclean’s

Helping Minority Ph.D.'s in STEM: Something's Working
April 14, 2015 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Research and funding

Top Canadian scholars awarded over $1 million
April 14, 2015 | Killam program, Canada Council for the Arts

NSERC partnership grants renamed under Innovate banner
April 14, 2015 | NSERC

Colleges and institutes see continued growth in innovation and research
April 10, 2015 | Colleges and Institutes Canada


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