While Western isn’t partaking in the province’s latest initiative to help students transfer credits within Ontario’s postsecondary system, the reasoning is far more nuanced than some may think, said John Doerksen, Western’s vice-provost (academic programs and students).
Catherine McCoy is thrilled to be doing something she hasn’t done in quite some time – sleep comfortably.
A new Gandalf Group survey of the Ontario population shows Ontarians rank universities’ contributions to society as essential, behind only hospitals and elementary and high schools.
Peel away the numbers, the policy-speak, even the logic. This is an emotional issue for many Canadian families.
In the wake of Thomas Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, contemporary philosophers of science generally recognize values play a role in science. But what kind of role? Are there special ‘scientific values’? If so, how do they relate to other kinds of values?