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Headlines for July 10, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | JUL 10 2018

U of M graduate seeks answers on law school bursary exclusion

Marc-André Desjardins, a University of Moncton law graduate, says he’s sought answers from the province about why its bursary program for students from low-income families excludes medical and law students.

Vancouver Sun
‘A key player in Indigenous cultural genocide:’ Historians erase Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from book prize

The decision to rename the 40-year-old prize the “CHA prize for Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History” came Tuesday at the annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association in Regina.

Ottawa Citizen
Sunshine List analysis reveals $10,000 gender pay gap at Ottawa’s main universities

The Sunshine List is brighter for men than women at Ottawa’s two major universities, according to data analyzed by this newspaper, which reveals significant pay gaps.

New course at UWindsor connects students with local cancer researchers

‘Cancer Undergrad Research Education’ — or CURE — will be offered to third year students this fall.

Supersize doesn’t equal super prize despite what some think, says research

Ethan Pancer, an assistant business professor at Saint Mary’s University, has released a report looking into people’s buying habits in contests such as McDonald’s Monopoly or Tim Horton’s Roll Up the Rim.

Global News
Researchers find ally in quest to make solar panels work on cloudy days: E. coli

The group from the University of British Columbia relied on none other than E. coli to test the effectiveness of a new approach to solar panels, one that works using compounds found all around us.

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