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Social Justice Saturday: do we value our schools and teachers as much as we should?

Social Justice Saturday time. Time for another topic that has risen to the top of many people’s priority lists thanks to the pandemic: schools and the role they play in our societies. They have risen to the top of people’s … Continue reading

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Social Justice Saturday: Inequality and COVID-19

Social Justice Saturday time. Time to shine a light on another social issue that has become all too exposed by the devastation brought on by COVID. Every country is having to acknowledge the gross disparity in the percentage of COVID … Continue reading

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If a young blogger Malala can, why can’t we?? – Malala Day 2020

Originally posted on Anu@lafemina:
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner 2014 Yes..this face is so familiar for us and needless to explain why..!!! In fact, do you know this girl started her fight as a little BLOGGER…

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“Be the change you wish to see in the world” – Mahatma Gandhi

Boy, these days we really are not seeing mankind at its best, especially in politics. Maybe outside the news cycle there are some uplifting stories and signs of hope, but if so, sadly, it’s not coming from inspiration from most … Continue reading

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Costa Rica: why it rates a top spot in the World Happiness Rankings

As I reported in a recent blog post, we spent our March Break week this year in Costa Rica. Along with its remarkable biodiversity and the resulting opportunities it presents its to visitors to observe an abundance of animals, birds, … Continue reading

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Nurturing our students, ensuring our future

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend our university’s annual Computer Science Research Expo, which is a day filled with student poster sessions, student and faculty research presentations, and industry panel discussions. I hadn’t had the luxury … Continue reading

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Réflexion sur l’éducation au Nouveau-Brunswick

Note: Another post in French. I’m taking French lessons again, and I find that trying to write my thoughts in French is a great way to practice. You should give it a try! Following on from my previous “Thoughts on … Continue reading

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Bhutan: the Dragon Kingdom in the Himalayas

I’ll never forget the day a colleague of mine from electrical engineering came bursting to my office unexpectedly. I had never seen this mild-mannered, middle-aged engineering prof so excited. “Jane,” he said, “I’ve just come back from a trip to … Continue reading

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