CONAHEC News and Information

Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2016

In a scene unfolding in many Latino communities throughout the country, the graduation ceremony at Garcia High School in Chicago was especially celebratory Saturday: 20% of the graduating seniors are illegal immigrants who can now put their education to use with work permits authorized by President Obama's new immigration rules.

Monday, Sep. 19, 2016

Immigration has arisen as a critical issue in the 2016 United States presidential election, yet the average US citizen may not know the breadth and depth of the immigrant population in the country and its contributions. According to the Census Bureau's 2009 American Community Survey, immigrants comprised 12.5% of the total US population. At that time, immigrants came predominantly from Mexico and Asia.

Friday, Sep. 16, 2016

The Mexico and Canada Institutes are pleased to host our Third Annual North American Energy Forum.

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Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2016

When he was two, Jeremy Shuler was reading books in English and Korean. At six, he was studying calculus.

Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2016

Congratulations to the latest recipients of the Government of Canada’s unprecedented investments in people and ideas through the Canada First Research Excellence Fund:

Dalhousie University
Laurentian University
McGill University
Polytechnique Montréal
Queen’s University
Université de Montréal
University of Alberta

Monday, Sep. 12, 2016

Should higher education be a profitable commodity or a public good? That’s the central question in the documentary “Starving the Beast.” Filmmaker Steve Mims turns his camera on the complicated battle over public universities and comes up with a movie that might be dry, but also feels necessary. “This is one of the country’s most important and least understood fights,” a narrator warns, and you can see why it’s so hard to grasp.

Friday, Sep. 09, 2016

Cambridge Education Group has announced further expansion into the US with its newest partnership with New York state’s University of Rochester. CEG’s ONCAMPUS division will set up an intensive English programme on the university’s campus for international students who may need additional tutoring in English before enrolling at the university. International students in their first year of study can... more

Thursday, Sep. 08, 2016

A Catholic university in Mexico City said the president of Mexico met the requirements for graduation with a law degree, while acknowledging parts of his 1991 thesis were plagiarised, reports Catholic News ServiceUniversidad Panamericana in Mexico City issued a statement last week saying the thesis submitted by then-student Enrique Pena Nieto – elected president in 2012 – conformed with... more

Wednesday, Sep. 07, 2016

The headlines have been pounding out a drumbeat of angst and activism over such reminders of contentious division as Confederate flags at the universities of Alabama and Mississippi and statues of southern soldiers from the same era at the universities of Texas, Mississippi, and North Carolina.

Tuesday, Sep. 06, 2016

The capacity of top university researchers to produce world-leading research and innovation received a major boost today with a $900 million investment from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund. The second round of CFREF awards was announced at the University of Waterloo by Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan. With $350 million already announced in phase one, CFREF is an unprecedented investment in Canadian talent and groundbreaking ideas.