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University Affairs gets a record nine business press award nominations

Magazine tied for the third-most nominations overall.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | MAY 07 2014

University Affairs magazine has received nine nominations for the Kenneth R. Wilson Awards, which honour the best in business publishing in Canada. The magazine tied with CMA Magazine for the third-most nominations.

“It’s very rewarding to have such a good showing for the KRW Awards, which are nominated by our peers,” said University Affairs editor Peggy Berkowitz. “I congratulate our talented staff and contributors.”

In the written categories, the magazine received five nominations:

Three of the writing nominations went to the magazine’s regular contributor, journalist Rosanna Tamburri, who last year won a silver medal in the KRW Awards.

In the integrated categories, the magazine received one nomination:

  • Best issue: November 2013

Finally, in the visual categories, the magazine received three nominations, two of them for the magazine’s art director, Underline Studio:

  • Art direction of an opening spread: Is God Good?
  • Best Illustration: Taking care of business
  • Best art direction of a complete issue: December 2013

The winners will be announced June 3, 2014 in Toronto.

About the Kenneth R. Wilson Awards

The KRW Awards recognize the outstanding efforts of business-to-business magazine content and are supported in part by the Government of Canada through the Canada Periodical Fund of the Department of Canadian Heritage.

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  1. S Chakrabarti / May 7, 2014 at 12:19

    Congratulations for the well deserved awards! Keep up your great work for the Canadian academic community.

  2. Stephen Price / May 7, 2014 at 13:14

    Well deserved – the UA team does a phenomenal job of sourcing compelling stories, encouraging those with expertise to share it, and connecting each of us in our individual institutions to a national conversation among scholars, thinkers and professionals.

    Stephen Price

    Simon Fraser University

  3. Jen / May 7, 2014 at 18:10

    Wonderful! Many congratulations to the contributors and the whole team.