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By NATALIE SAMSON | September 12 2016

for the first time in its history, the highest ranks at St. Thomas University in Fredericton are made up entirely of women. This summer, the liberal arts university announced the appointments of Kim Fenwick to the post of vice-president, academic and research, and Jodi (Hutchinson) Misheal to the role of vice president, advancement and alumni […]

By ANQI SHEN | September 07 2016

Thirteen Canadian universities will receive a combined $900 million in the second round of a federal competition aimed at funding scientific research that puts Canada on the world stage. The Canada First Research Excellence Fund was launched two years ago with five priority areas in science, innovation and technology. In its first round of funding […]

By NATALIE SAMSON | September 07 2016

At least five Canadian universities have hired sexual violence prevention coordinators in the last two years, with more to come.

By ANQI SHEN | September 06 2016

The Urbandale Centre for Home Energy Research is a testing ground for the latest in energy-saving technologies.

By ANQI SHEN | August 30 2016

The move mirrors efforts by several Canadian universities in recent years to mitigate out of control partying near campus.

By RYLEY WHITE | August 16 2016

The library program offers personalized help to more than 6,200 students in two faculties.

By NATALIE SAMSON | August 09 2016

University and community stakeholders will gather at Queen’s University this week to discuss the pros and cons of specific sexual violence prevention efforts.

By NATALIE SAMSON | August 09 2016

Founded by a McGill PhD candidate, New Horizons Montréal proves it’s never too late to benefit from music lessons.

By PATRICIA HLUCHY | August 03 2016

Scholars praise the foundation for its “risk taking” and commitment to addressing timely public issues.

By RYLEY WHITE | August 02 2016

At the University of British Columbia, you can now take five on a toadstool – or rather, mellow out on a bench made of mushrooms. Outside of the UBC bookstore, the university has installed six benches made from a combination of sawdust and mushrooms. The project is one of several intended to showcase UBC research […]

By ANQI SHEN | August 02 2016

In more than 30 years as an artist and designer, Lou-ann Neel has seen trends come and go. She has also grown accustomed to a common refrain from people who use her designs, which draw upon traditional styles of her Kwagiulth heritage, without seeking permission. “I’ve heard all kinds of stories around, ‘I’m honouring your […]

By NATALIE SAMSON | August 01 2016

Surprise performances by the Toronto-born rapper reflect a transformation in Ryerson’s campus culture.

By ANQI SHEN | July 27 2016

For a second year, the Images of Research competition showcases faculty and student research across a range of disciplines.

By MARIE LAMBERT-CHAN | July 19 2016

Established in 2002, the Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Quebec now brings together 21 universities and research centres, and 57 companies.

By VÉRONIQUE MORIN | July 18 2016

#100LaScience campaign posits science journalism as vital to the public good.

By ANQI SHEN | June 21 2016

Establishing a new relationship with indigenous peoples is the “most important societal issue” facing the country.

By RYLEY WHITE | June 17 2016

Records from artists like Nickelback, April Wine, and Tom Cochrane might not be the first items to come to mind when you think of university library collections, but a recent acquisition could change that for the University of Calgary. The university library has acquired the entire EMI Music Canada archive from Universal Music Canada, which […]


Thirteen of Canada’s 19 UNESCO Chairs are based in Quebec, with only two at universities outside of major cities.

By SHARON ASCHAIEK | June 08 2016

Initiative marking Queen Elizabeth II’s reign promotes leadership and cultural exchanges among Commonwealth nations.

By NATALIE SAMSON | June 08 2016

University Affairs took home four gold awards at the Canadian Business Media Awards, the highest number of golds presented to any publication this year. Our awards include: Best Issue (Porn Studies, Feb. 2015) Best Cover (Good Food Revolution, April 2015, photography by Michael Crichton, art direction by Underline Studio) Best Photograph (Good Food Revolution, April […]