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Patterson: Don’t be betrayed by destinations

One of the greatest gifts in life is the ability to learn, said Bonnie Patterson, president and CEO of the Council of Ontario Universities (COU).

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Supporting the Big Picture: Taking the Long View July 27, 2015

Patrick Deane contributes his thoughts on the current funding formula discussions to OUSA's Educated Solutions magazine, looking at the important voice that students offer to the discussion.

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McMaster aims to grow number of indigenous grad students in Canada July 27, 2015

McMaster university has launched a new program to increase the number of indigenous students in Canadian graduate schools – historically an area of study where they are underrepresented.

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Startup city: The high-tech fever reshaping Kitchener-Waterloo July 17, 2015

As BlackBerry fades to a shadow of its former self, a new generation of entrepreneurs is rising out of the Waterloo region. At its centre is an indispensable institution, talented inventors and a dedicated group of community leaders co-operating to support the hub’s ambition to become a world-class technology centre

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Trent alumnus defends value of liberal arts education July 13, 2015

The liberal arts themselves, and the skills that studying them offers, are more relevant than ever, and those who recognize their value and apply themselves accordingly seem to be doing quite well.

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News Releases

COU Statement: David Lindsay appointed President and CEO of the Council of Ontario Universities, to begin in January July 29, 2015

It gives us great pleasure to confirm that Mr. David Lindsay has accepted the appointment as President and CEO of the Council of Ontario Universities. He will officially assume the position on January 1, 2016.

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New program at Western developing specialized magnetic resonance imaging systems receives CFI funding July 29, 2015

A Western University researcher is working with industry partners to develop customized MRI systems optimized for specific applications like stroke.

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Queen’s University launches new programs in aging and health July 21, 2015

Queen’s University has developed new multidisciplinary programs that will broaden students’ perspectives on healthy aging.

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Meet some of the U of T athletes winning medals and breaking records at the Pan Am Games July 20, 2015

The University of Toronto’s rower Kate Sauks has won gold, equestrienne Brenda Trussell won team silver –and swimmer Zack Chetrat and badminton player Michelle Li have each won bronze medals at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

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