Time for a renewed focus on Planetary Survival?

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A Canadian Government Environmental study of the effects of tailing ponds, a by-product of Canadian Tar Sands oil production shows that an un-Godly mixture of toxic and carcinogenic chemicals are leaching into the ground water and finding their way to the Athabasca river, a major waterway in northern Alberta.  Canadian oil extraction from tar embedded […]

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Piketty and Inequality: Deeper than we thought-Your Thoughts?

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Thomas Piketty, a French economist has just published what many scholars are calling the definitive account of the historic evolution of inequality in advanced economics.   For those of us used to an economics profession that has either been a handmaiden to global capitalism, such as Hayack and his followers, or a group more interested […]

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Publication of World Report on Higher Education 5

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A new report out later this month takes a critical look at how universities around the world are contributing to driving social change. Knowledge, Engagement and Higher Education: Contributing to social change is the fifth in the Higher Education in the World series to be produced by the Global University Network for Innovation – GUNI – […]

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Invitation to participate in a survey on Community University Research Partnership (CURP)

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You are invited to participate in a multi-lingual global survey (English, Spanish, Portuguese and French) on Community University Research Partnership (CURP) facilitating structures and trends around the world, in cooperation with our regional and global network partners.  This project is an initiative of the UNESCO Chair of Community-based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education and is funded in part […]

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Announcement for the publication of the GUNI World Report on Higher Education

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A Groundbreaking Publication Rajesh Tandon, Guest Editor “What kinds of knowledge, knowledge epistemologies and knowledge ecologies are required to transform the world into a place of peace, happiness, justice and equity for citizens of the world?’ Pauline Gonzalez-Pose, UNESCO , “…This report brings to the forefront …issues…on how to transform higher education to exercise it’s […]

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