12 octobre 2014

Advice to a daughter about staying safe on campus

http://www.universityaffairs.ca/images/BlogLeo_en.jpgBy Léo Charbonneau. This is a guest post by our regular contributor Rosanna Tamburri, co-author of our feature story, “Ending sexual violence on campus.”
When University Affairs editor Peggy Berkowitz contacted me to co-write a story about campus sexual assault, I was out of town visiting a university my daughter was considering attending this fall. It was late spring, the weekend before convocation and the graduates had returned to pick up their gowns and mortarboards. Streamers were hung and there was an air of festivity. More...

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TRENTE ans c'est le bel âge...

http://www.adef06.org/resources/ARRIERE+PLAN.jpgL'association AVARAP06 propose une conférence participative sur le thème "BIZNESS SOLIDAIRE» le samedi 18 octobre 2014; sur le campus de Polytech, Sophia Antipolis, de 8H30 à 14H  dans le cadre des 30 ans de l'Avarap.
C'est grâce à l'indéfectible soutien du Groupe Malakoff Médéric, qui est partenaire de nos actions depuis 10 ans et de l'Ecole Polytech, qui met à notre disposition les salles de son nouveau Campus à Sophia Antipolis, que cette manifestation peut avoir lieu.

Accueil à partir de 8H30
Début de la conférence à 9H, cocktail à partir de 12H
Entrée gratuite Mais INSCRIPTION OBLIGATOIRE sur: 30ans@avarap06.org
9H00 Introduction de la journée
- Présentation loi ESS
- Entreprendre ensemble : les SCOP - Pierre Goberville UR SCOOP PACA
- La finance solidaire - Nacéra BENOUDJIT MEDS
- Présentation de la plateforme de vente locale CARESS - Cristina Delgado MEDS
- Un AVARAPIEN et l'ESS : entreprise d'insertion par l'activité économique et recyclage - Jean-Pierre Daure
- Exemple de transformation d'association en SCOP : Fanny Meynardi
- Exemple de création d'une CAE : Anita Protopappas
- Conclusions 
12H : cocktail
Cliquez pour visiter : http://30ans.avarap06.org
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A new college for new scholars

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQWMTBx0CPzMFK637Zb6AgNbjhxfVRtTVkrwKoq4ZPL2p18KKWOEwB3AWIBy Léo Charbonneau. There’s a new college in Canada, but it’s not a bricks-and-mortar institution.
The Royal Society of Canada has created the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. The inaugural 91 members, all university academics, were announced in September and will be officially recognized at the RSC’s annual meeting in Quebec City on Nov. 21. More...

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It’s time for social scientists to apply for CIHR grants

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQWMTBx0CPzMFK637Zb6AgNbjhxfVRtTVkrwKoq4ZPL2p18KKWOEwB3AWIBy Joseph Halbersma. The upcoming program reform represents an immense opportunity for those who are still reeling from SSHRC’s 2009 decision to carve out new success at CIHR.
In 2009, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council declared it would no longer fund any research fitting the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s mandate. More...

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Universities experiment with their own MOOCs

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQWMTBx0CPzMFK637Zb6AgNbjhxfVRtTVkrwKoq4ZPL2p18KKWOEwB3AWIBy Rosanna Tamburri. Early findings suggest that the work and resources that schools invest in MOOCs are benefiting students on their campuses, too.
Some three years after the first U.S. MOOC was launched to great fanfare, massive open online courses are becoming part of the higher-ed mainstream. Some of the largest Canadian universities are expanding their course offerings and applying the lessons they learn to the benefit of paying, on-campus students. More...

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