SSH News: February 19, 2015

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Here is our list of the most interesting news articles about the humanities, social sciences and higher education from the past week:

Humanities and Social Sciences

We don’t need more STEM majors. We need more STEM majors with liberal arts training.
February 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

'Social Sciences Matter'
February 17, 2015 | Inside Higher Ed

Higher Education

Students demand action to stop out-of-control student debt
February 20, 2015 | CFS

Ottawa to write off nearly $300-million in student loans
February 19, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Des milliers d’étudiants en grève en mars
19 février 2015 | Le Devoir

Everest College shut down in Ontario, 14 schools closed
February 19, 2015 | CBC

Once Again, Without Data
February 18, 2015 | ACCUTE Blog

The university rankings roller coaster
February 18, 2015 | University Affairs

The Skills Gap: America's Young Workers Are Lagging Behind
February 17, 2015 | The Atlantic

U15 group’s $1.5-B win in 2014 (subscriber content)
February 16, 2015 | The Hill Times

UofA president calls for philanthropy, sales tax and public investment
February 12, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Equity and Diversity

Indspire Graduation Results Show Value of Funding Post-Secondary Studies
February 18, 2015 | Indspire

Querelle à Ottawa sur le bilinguisme officiel sur Twitter
17 février 2015 | Radio-Canada

Carleton University is spreading its ‘culture of accessibility’
February 13, 2015 | Ottawa Citizen

Alberta's indigenous post-secondary numbers almost double in 10 years
February 12, 2015 | CBC

Research and funding

Governor General Announces Canada’s Top Natural Sciences and Engineering Researchers for 2015
February 17, 2015 | NSERC

Waterloo shines a light on Canadian innovation at AAAS
February 18, 2015 | University Affairs

Open Access and Publishing

Karyn Freedman wins BC National Award for non-fiction
February 13, 2015 | The Globe and Mail


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