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How can universities go from good to great?

How can universities go from good to great?

March 3, 2015

Elizabeth Cannon shares insights on “Eyes High,” the University of Calgary’s bold new strategic direction.

Helping cities beat the heat

Helping cities beat the heat

February 25, 2015

Concordia engineering students have developed predictive modeling to help protect buildings from extreme temperatures.

Better bridges through new technology

Better bridges through new technology

February 25, 2015

Bridges could be made safer thanks to methods developed at Concordia.

Space dogs, chicken horses and a hyperactive shimmy: the return of Arcade 11

Space dogs, chicken horses and a hyperactive shimmy: the return of Arcade 11

February 25, 2015

Need an idea for March Break? Get your kids off the Xbox and into indie gaming.

From multidisciplinary critiques to place-based learning: Curriculum Innovation Fund initiatives

From multidisciplinary critiques to place-based learning: Curriculum Innovation Fund initiatives

February 24, 2015

Winners in the Faculty of Fine Arts are putting their projects into action.

The digital classroom

The digital classroom

February 24, 2015

At this year's Teaching and Learning Festival, staff and faculty explored ways to incorporate forward-looking technologies and techniques.



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Hebrich suffered several misfortunes that night, including falling victim to the bystander effect, which may have cost him his life. The lesson to take away from this tragedy is that we have a shared responsibility to help one another in an emergency.
While the settler population of the Sault region may look with pride upon the cross, it is a reminder of the claims of Empire over a continent and peoples by mere right of discovery. For many Anishinaabeg, this cross represents an ongoing legacy of colonialism and subjugation.
People are spending a lot of time with their advanced technological devices such as an iPad, iPod, iPhone, tablet, androids, and living in their iHome. Is simply being together, speaking to each other, and sharing time with people lost? Is it more enhanced with all our new technology or has it been reduced? iWonder.

Suzanne Reisler Litwin, life in a new techy “i” world.

Je crois qu’il y a plusieurs effets convergents : la créativité de certains acteurs, l’arrivée d’Ubisoft qui a professionnalisé toute une génération d’employés et le fait que Montréal demeure un endroit assez peu cher, avec une grande qualité de vie. Ça permet aussi de créer un écosystème de développeurs indépendants qui peuvent se permettre de se retirer du système pour développer des projets indépendants très risqués, mais à très grand potentiel créatif.


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Beyond the Headlines 2013
Beyond the Headlines 2013
Inspired by Concordia’s four-part conversation series with The Globe and Mail on the theme of “Living well and staying healthy,” Beyond the Headlines 2013 showcases the ideas of internationally renowned university research experts and their intellectual counterparts. Beyond the Headlines is published annually.
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