Worth reading: Tried and true manuals for success

Worth reading: Tried and true manuals for success

Recommended books offer a path to success for everyone, writes Michael Armstrong. Shutterstock Michael J. Armstrong, Brock University Editor’s note: The Conversation Canada asked our academic authors to share some recommended reading. In this instalment, Michael...
Made by humans: A recipe for innovation

Made by humans: A recipe for innovation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in an armchair discussion highlighting the federal budget’s investments in Canadian innovation at the University of Ottawa in March 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang Angele Beausoleil, University of Toronto Innovation...
Do college presidents still matter?

Do college presidents still matter?

  Three influential college presidents: Charles Eliot of Harvard (in office 1869-1909), Robert Maynard Hutchins of the University of Chicago (1929-45) and Drew Faust of Harvard (2007-18). AP Photo/Edward Kitch/Charles Krupa Richard Freeland, Northeastern...
Choosing the wrong college can be bad for your mental health

Choosing the wrong college can be bad for your mental health

How peers perform in college can affect student mental health. mimagephotography/www.shutterstock.com Noli Brazil, University of California, Davis and Matthew Andersson, Baylor University Going off to college might be a source of anxiety for some students, but once a...