CONAHEC News and Information

Tuesday, Sep. 19, 2017

Mere hours after U.S. Attorney-General Jeff Sessions announced on Tuesday that the government would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, universities and colleges across the United States mobilized.

Within a day, hundreds of higher-education leaders, from the Ivy League to community colleges and advocacy groups, released statements vowing to protect affected students on their campuses and urging Congress to pass new legislation before DACA is set to expire in March.

Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2017

Funding of $21.25 million for improvements to research facilities

September 11, 2017 – Montréal, Quebec – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017


Ventana al Cerebro es un proyecto que desarrolla un implante craneal de cerámica transparente a base de zirconia. Esta innovación será una herramienta muy útil en la detección y tratamiento de lesiones cerebrales a través de métodos ópticos. 

Wednesday, Sep. 06, 2017

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, through which about 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children have gained the right to work and temporary protection against the risk of deportation. The administration said it will phase out the program, which was established by President Obama in 2012, after a six-month period to give Congress a chance to act on legislation that could restore the program.

Wednesday, Sep. 06, 2017

The release of The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's 94 "Calls to Action" in 2015 has proven to be a watershed moment in the history of the relationship between Canada and Canadian Indigenous Peoples. Many institutions at many levels began struggling with the process of reconciliation within the framework of their day-to-day operations and mandates. It is becoming evident to anybody who is closely watching this process unfold in many different settings across the country, that it is a lot harder than it may have seemed at first glance.

Wednesday, Sep. 06, 2017

Canadian universities have maintained their global rankings in this year's Times Higher Education World University Rankings, but will need to bolster their investment in research if they want to keep up with intensive global competition in postsecondary education.

Friday, Sep. 01, 2017

Revolutionary changes are likely in higher education internationalisation in the immediate future, largely as a result of the dramatic political changes that have taken place in the aftermath of Brexit in the United Kingdom, the advent of the 'Trump era' in the United States and the rise of nationalism and xenophobia in Europe, manifest in countries such as Hungary and Poland, and in increased support for extreme right parties elsewhere.

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017

"Ontario has announced that it plans to create the province's first French-language university to be governed by and for Francophones. In consultation with the francophone community, the province's French-language University Planning Board has provided recommendations for the creation of a French-language university in Central and Southwestern Ontario. After viewing the recommendations, ON will introduce legislation for the creation of the proposed university in the coming months.

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017

"Alumnos del Tec de Monterrey, campus Cuernavaca, participaron en la competencia de submarinos Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE ROV), llevada a cabo en Long Beach City College, California, Estados Unidos, siendo el unico equipo latinoamericano en competir."

Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017

As the new school year approaches, Canadian universities are grappling with the Federal Court of Canada’s recent copyright decision against York University.