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June-July 2011

BY JOHN LORINC | June 13 2011

A new system for allocating one of Canada’s most important grants program for university scientists leads to upsets in who gets funding.

BY SHELDON GORDON | June 13 2011

Two years ago, University of Waterloo student Ryan Chen-Wing had an epiphany: he would launch Canada’s first student-run credit union on his campus.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | June 13 2011

OCAD U’s new logo to showcase student creativity.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | June 13 2011

SFU professor has spent 40 years studying these intelligent, forest-dwelling primates.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | June 13 2011

University of Guelph prof. finds a use for the little yellow flowers.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | June 13 2011

Learn the basics of a medical condition through an audio recording.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | June 13 2011

We can do better to improve the student experience, say senior administrators.

BY TIM JOHNSON | June 13 2011

How Canadian researchers are continuing the nation’s 60-year record of excellence in aerospace.

BY STEPHEN HENIGHAN | June 13 2011

A work of fiction.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | June 13 2011

University Affairs web editor Tara Siebarth talked to Stephen Henighan, a professor of Spanish-American literature at the University of Guelph, about writing fiction, the inspiration behind his short story in this month’s issue, and the difference between academic and creative writing.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | June 13 2011

University Affairs web editor Tara Siebarth sat down with photographer Daniel Tobias to discuss his experience of taking the photos for the cover story for June-July issue.

BY JARRETT A. CARTY | June 13 2011

Let’s not eulogize the book just yet.

BY DOUG OWRAM | June 13 2011

All-quiet masks problems on the tuition front.

BY TAMARA PEYTON | June 13 2011

Digital worlds, ethics and liability.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | June 13 2011

Université de Sherbrooke and Bishop’s University host an “environmentally responsible” gathering of 5,000 researchers.