higher ed

It's been a unique start to post-secondary education for many students taking the next step on their educational path in this year of COVID-19.

Living in the ‘uncanny valley’

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Newman at centre of college celebration

By Mickey Conlon, The Catholic Register

This year’s Anthony Jordan Lecture Series is celebrating the roots of Newman Theological College.

Medieval studies goes back for a better future

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

The University of St. Michael’s College is better than good if you want to study that magical millennium between 500 and 1500.

Little college working on big plans

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BARRY’S BAY, ONT. -- Seven months into his job as president of Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College, Ryan Williams has moved well past the phase of getting to know the campus.