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U of C seeks consultation on Academic and Research Plans

By Saima Asad, June 5 2017 — The University of Calgary began the consultation process for its new Academic and Research Plans on June 1. The campus-wide survey is open until June 23 and has received roughly 900 responses so far. The plans will replace the 2012–2017 Academic and Research Plans that followed the 2011…

U of C sexual violence policy comes into effect

By Saima Asad, June 1 2017 — After over two years of drafts, revisions and consultations, the University of Calgary’s Sexual Violence Policy came into effect June 1. The process began in January 2015 with the creation of the Subcommittee for the Prevention of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence. The U of C’s previous sexual harassment…

Sexual violence policy consultation comes to an end

By Saima Asad, February 14 2017 — A month-long consultation on the University of Calgary’s new campus sexual violence policy closed on Feb. 8. The policy, which has been in the works for nearly two years, opened for student consultation on Jan 9. The sexual violence policy aims to provide a framework for addressing sexual assault…

American student applications to U of C nearly double compared to last year

By Scott Strasser, January 13 2016 — It’s still early in the admissions process, but the University of Calgary is already reporting an influx of applications from American students compared to this time last year. According to university administration, the number of undergraduate student applications from the United States increased from 37 last year to…

Copyright office looks into use of music on campus

By Scott Strasser, October 18 2016 — The University of Calgary Copyright Office is looking into the use of music at public events on campus to see if it breaches copyright law.  The U of C copyright committee last met on Oct. 5. One of the meeting’s discussion items was the need for music licensing…

Stanford University professor talks open access publishing

By Scott Strasser, September 27 2016 — An expert on open access journals and advocate for their use presented at the University of Calgary last week on the benefits of the open access publishing model. Stanford University professor John Willinsky was in Calgary to lecture at the U of C on Sept. 23 and Sept….

Copyright infringement prevalent on University of Calgary server

By Scott Strasser, September 6 2016 — The University of Calgary wants to clamp down on copyright infringement and illegal downloads on its servers. The U of C Copyright Committee met on August 24 to discuss how the university deals with illegal downloading on computers connected to the U of C network. The Canadian government…

Investigators look into academic integrity on campus

By Fabian Mayer, April 25 2016 — Investigators were on the University of Calgary campus last week to look into whether academic freedom was compromised by the university’s relationship with Enbridge. The Canadian Association of University Teachers is in the fact-finding phase of its investigation. Potential issues surrounding academic freedom at the U of C…

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