Living in the ‘uncanny valley’

In a wonderful essay written in 1919, “Das Unheimliche,” Sigmund Freud proposed a theory of the uncanny to explain the sense of unease and even terror that can arise when something presents itself to us as strangely familiar, but not quite.

    St. FX student develops AI coaching app

    Mbongeni “Bo” Ndlovu’s scientific journey began, in a sense, when he was a young boy living in Bulawayo, the second-largest city in Zimbabwe.

      Campion professor in reinvention mode

      Imagine as a university student the sensation at being cited in O, The Oprah Magazine and The Journal of Positive Psychology for a study you designed. 

        Campus life back to a virtual normal

        University campuses are a lot quieter this fall semester as lectures and student club activities have transitioned in large part to the online space. 

          Ignatian principles drive St. Paul’s program

          At a dinner honouring student leaders at the University of Manitoba, St. Paul’s College rector Chris Adams had a very Ignatian and Jesuit moment. Adams thought to himself, “What more should we be doing?”

            Student’s fight for justice continues at Yale

            Former Toronto Catholic District School Board student trustee Taylor Dallin has taken her fight for social justice to the halls of Yale University.

              Gift to Brescia will develop women leaders

              A $200,000 gift from the RBC Foundation’s Future Launch program will help enhance leadership opportunities for the women at Canada’s only women’s university.

                English course to explore Indigenous voices

                When Grade 11 English students in Durham Catholic high schools receive their reading assignments this year, the works of Shakespeare and other conventional texts will be replaced with ones focusing on Indigenous voices.

                  Softball star prepared to hit NCAA basepaths

                  Uncertainty surrounding varsity sports in light of the global pandemic has 17-year-old softball player Rachelle Zilavec admittedly anxious but optimistic as she weighs the prospects of even starting her freshman season this year.