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Winners of the 2016 President's Award announced

UCalgary News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
With President Elizabeth Cannon, the University of Calgary's 2016 President's Award winners are, back row (from left): Connor Scheu, Andrew Lee.

Congress 2016: Weekend events at the University of Calgary

UCalgary News - ‎13 hours ago‎
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi, author Margaret Atwood and journalist Naomi Klein speak at the University of Calgary this weekend as Congress 2016 gets underway, beginning a full week that includes research presentations, public events, conferences and ...

(Douglas) Ronald Franklin

UCalgary News - ‎13 hours ago‎
... Business). Among his many accomplishments during his 35 years on campus, Ron was a founding and honorary life member of the Association of University Personnel Administrators of Western Canada. He also enjoyed numerous sports, travel, hobbies, and ...

University of Calgary's relationships with India are flourishing

UCalgary News - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Ian Gates, chemical and petroleum engineering, shakes hands with Harsh Vardhan, Hon. Union Minister of Science and Technology, at a recent mission in India.

Matthew Hill, from University of Calgary is the 2016 CAN Young Investigator awardee

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The Canadian Association for Neuroscience (CAN) is proud to announce that Matthew Hill, from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary, will be awarded the 2016 CAN Young Investigator Award at the upcoming 10th Annual Canadian ...

University of Calgary's new TITL building lives up to its unfortunate acronym

Gauntlet - ‎May 24, 2016‎
A recent survey found that the majority of University of Calgary students believe the new Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning (TITL) is the best place to get to second base on campus.

Instructor takes performance project to US presidential primaries

UCalgary News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
University of Calgary art instructor Dick Averns holds up a street sign as part of the performing art project Ambivalence Blvd at a Trump rally in Syracuse, N.Y.
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Jarrett Edmund

Gauntlet - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The University of Calgary will be in Canada's academic spotlight from May 28 - June 3, as 8,000 scholars arrive on campus for the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

University of Calgary scores NBA grants to investigate basketball 'Jumper's knee'

UCalgary News - ‎May 17, 2016‎
University of Calgary researchers Carolyn Emery, left, and Brent Edwards have received funding from the National Basketball Association and General Electric Healthcare to explore ways to reduce the prevalence of Jumper's knee in basketball players.

University of Calgary set to welcome Congress 2016 attendees in two weeks

UCalgary News - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Thousands of scholars from across the country will soon arrive on campus for the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. On May 6, the University of Calgary began welcoming Fort McMurray residents after wildfire forced the evacuation of their city.
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University of Calgary law students assist Fort McMurray evacuees

UCalgary News - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The 80,000-plus residents of Fort McMurray are now entering their third week away from home after wildfires spread into the city on May 3, destroying about 2,400 structures, most of them private homes.

Addressing the soaring cost of scholarly journals

UCalgary News - ‎May 18, 2016‎
“This is a terrible situation for research libraries, and now we have the Canadian dollar losing value. At the University of Calgary, every time the dollar drops by a penny, $100,000 in academic journal funds is lost," Hickerson says. Vincent Larivière ...

Art department paints new picture for student success

UCalgary News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The result is a clear picture of the entire program, and a plan to improve it. It's a major component of the university's Quality Assurance Review process; each undergraduate and course-based master's program at the University of Calgary will undergo ...

University's father of Japanese studies honoured by Japanese government

UCalgary News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
As the father of Japanese language and cultural studies at the University of Calgary, it was perhaps the greatest honour professor X. Jie Yang could have received last month when he received the Order of the Rising Sun Award from the Government of Japan.

University of Calgary falls short of equity targets for research chair holders

Gauntlet - ‎May 16, 2016‎
The University of Calgary failed to meet its Canada Research Chair diversity hiring targets. While most of Canada's top 15 research universities managed to achieve at least two of the four CRCP diversity hiring targets, the U of C failed to meet any.

Retro video games invade space at university libraries

CBC.ca - ‎May 22, 2016‎
On the third floor of a University of Calgary building, a classic composition echoes through the halls, not Beethoven or Bach but Nintendo's Super Mario Bros.

57 graduate with University of Calgary nursing degrees in Qatar

Peninsula On-line - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Dr Robert Thirsk, Chancellor, UCQ, said, “Our University, with the generous support of the State of Qatar, strives to provide our students with the knowledge and resources necessary to become leaders in this honourable profession.

University of Calgary students provide free legal support to Fort McMurray evacuees

UCalgary News - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The 80,000-plus residents of Fort McMurray are now entering their third week away from home after wildfires spread into the city on May 3, destroying about 2,400 structures, most of them private homes.

Swarm warning: Insect expert expects mosquito resurgence in Calgary

Calgary Herald - ‎May 24, 2016‎
After last year's relative vacation from mosquitoes, Calgarians will have to get used to the return of the swarming, blood-sucking hordes.

Libraries staff create a sense of community for Fort Mac evacuees

UCalgary News - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Paula Hollohan, an instructional technologies and information specialist in the Doucette Library, has volunteered her storytelling skills to read to Fort McMurray children staying with their families in temporary accommodations at the University of ...
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