November 11, 2013

UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

Measuring excellence

UNIVERSITY LIFE

The flap over the fluency gap

UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

GRADES AND MORE

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UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

Measuring excellence

Maclean’s 23rd rankings evaluate universities across the country
The flap over the fluency gap 4849
UNIVERSITY LIFE

The flap over the fluency gap

As schools turn to international students to fill chairs and coffers, concerns grow about English proficiency
GRADES AND MORE 9293
UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

GRADES AND MORE

Grades are a strong indication of student quality and potential. Maclean’s presents two measures of entrance grades: the overall grade averages of incoming first-year students and a breakdown by ranges. Other measures on the following pages include the percentage of first-year students who return for a second year and the proportion who graduate in a reasonable time.
‘El Bully’ goes to New York 114115
MACLEAN'S BACK PAGES

‘El Bully’ goes to New York

Jacob Richler helps David Hawksworth cook the meal of a lifetime in the kitchen from hell
On racism against Roma and how it varies from country to country—and what Roma want 1819
Interview

On racism against Roma and how it varies from country to country—and what Roma want

ON OCT. 19, police in Greece conducted a raid on a local Roma community. There, officers spotted a little blond-haired, blue-eyed girl named Maria. Fearing she had been abducted (Maria bore no resemblance to the darkerskinned man and woman claiming to be her parents), police removed the girl from the home.
NO CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE 5657
UNIVERSITY LIFE

NO CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE

They’ve caused a seismic shift in higher education, but even as profs teach thousands for free, MOOCs are still derided
STUCK IN A ROT 2021
National

STUCK IN A ROT

Harper’s mantra to never explain, never apologize, helps explain why he’s in trouble now
Frosh perspective 5859
UNIVERSITY LIFE

Frosh perspective

Universities that care about students’ success start with mentors
HOME SWEET HOME 6061
UNIVERSITY LIFE

HOME SWEET HOME

The residence is a storied place where lifelong friendships are forged and loyalty to a school is born. As universities vie for student dollars, they know that community vibe translates into higher retention rates and happy alumni, the school’s future donors.
HAS AN OLYMPIC WAR REACHED ITS END GAME? 2425
National

HAS AN OLYMPIC WAR REACHED ITS END GAME?

Canada’s one-time Olympics chief is no longer biting his tongue
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