From the classroom to the real world: How Laurier students are helping international scholars overcoming war

Stephanie Lee (far right) is one of the Assistant Directors of Public Affairs for Laurier’s International Students Overcoming War (ISOW) program. Taking your research from the classroom or lab and into the real world is always a goal of many university researchers. For Wilfrid Laurier professor and global affairs researcher Gavin Brockett, the wheels were set in motion almost four years ago during a first-year seminar on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. As the students were finishing…

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Using music to improve hearing, build social connection

SMART Lab’s senior choir, Brainstem Malfunction, performs with director Frank Russo on guitar and graduate student Ella Dubinsky on keyboard. Researchers at Ryerson University’s SMART Lab are making more than just music. With the help of the Chang School, industry partners, and a couple of dozen or so seniors, they’re making a social impact as well. Frank Russo, psychology professor and director of the Science of Music, Auditory Research, and Technology (SMART) Lab, and graduate…

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Thank you for making this summer amazing.

Thank you for making this summer amazing and for being apart of Lake Ontario Waterkeeper’s Kingston Kingston and Wolfe Island Culture Festival. We had a blast and hope that you did too!Here are some of our favourite festival moments: Stay up to date with Lake Ontario Waterkeeper’s work in Kingston and on Wolfe Island and be a part of making our Lake Ontario swimmable, drinkable, fishable.

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Thank you for making this summer amazing.

Thank you for making this summer amazing and for being apart of Lake Ontario Waterkeeper’s Kingston Kingston and Wolfe Island Culture Festival. We had a blast and hope that you did too!Here are some of our favourite festival moments: Stay up to date with Lake Ontario Waterkeeper’s work in Kingston and on Wolfe Island and be a part of making our Lake Ontario swimmable, drinkable, fishable.

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How an endangered minnow stops Halton Hills in its path – Toronto Star – August 11, 2017

Photo Courtesy of Toronto Region Conservation Authority By Rob Ferguson - Queen's Park BureauFri., Aug. 11, 2017This little-known minnow has a lot of power and not just because it leaps out of streams to gulp unsuspecting flies and other annoying bugs.The Redside Dace, an endangered species notable for its red stripe, has stopped the Town of Halton Hills from finishing a pathway and bridge over Silver Creek in the Hungry Hollow ravine near Georgetown since…

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