UC student James Bird’s “pinch me” moment came when he was sitting in a baroque room in a fancy hotel in Venice with 18 Indigenous architects, Ontario’s lieutenant-governor and the Canadian ambassador to Italy.
President Donald Trump is cutting short his first presidential trip to Canada this weekend, as trade and foreign policy disputes appear set to mar his planned summit with the leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies.
Congratulations to former UC Principal, Prof. Sylvia Bashevkin on being awared the 2018 Jill Vickers Prize for her CPSA conference paper Listening to Women Leaders: Feminist Narratives Among US Foreign Policy Appointees.
Yes, the robots are made of Lego—but they’re more than mere toys. Every spring, students enrolled in the course Issues in Cognitive Science II, work with Lego Mindstorms EV3 robots, miniature rovers whose sensors allow them to discern light and colour, and judge shapes and distances; the students get the bots to follow tracks, avoid obstacles, and even play soccer (or at least tend goal).
It’s been more than a month since the release of his final report on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, and Bob Rae (BA 1969 #UC) says he’s still waiting to hear a response from the federal government.
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'The leaders of Ontario’s three main political parties will square off on the same stage for the first time on Monday, just days before the official start of the province’s spring election campaign.'
UC Professor Nelson Wiseman weighs in.