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What is the “Social Innovation Fund”?

Today both the Government of Alberta and the University of Alberta issued media releases about a new $1 billion “Social Innovation Fund.” The two releases describe the fund in very different ways. President Samarasekera’s description of the fund praises it … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?: Lougheed, Buffett, Shakespeare (Report from the General Faculties Council Meeting, 3 February 2014)

Collegial governance is not having an easy time of it at the University of Alberta’s General Faculties Council (GFC). Four items came before the Council at its meeting last Monday, with only one of these an action item, and items … Continue reading

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