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University of Calgary to celebrate 50th anniversary at alumni event

Calgary Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
As a teenager in the 1970s, Robert Thirsk often tagged along with his older brother, an engineering student, to the contemporary, exhilarating, just-blossoming University of Calgary campus. Amid a handful of cement-block buildings and a patch of brown ...

University of Calgary turns 50: take a look back in time

MetroNews Canada - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
She's written a 50 page book on the school's history to commemorate 50 years. "The university is the creation of the city.

The Faculty of Arts is saddened to announce the recent passing of Professor Emeritus Jane Kelley.

UCalgary News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Along with her late husband David Kelley, Jane was one of the founding members of the Department of Archaeology (today the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology) at the University of Calgary, joining the department in 1968. Jane earned her PhD ...

Human Performance Lab at U of C opens its doors to city high school students

Calgary Herald - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Engaging and enlightening young minds was the goal as the University of Calgary's faculty of kinesiology opened its Human Performance Lab to high school students on Wednesday.

University of Calgary co-hosts conference on diversity and human rights

UCalgary News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Constance Backhouse, left, professor and university research chair at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law, and Shakil Choudhury, author of Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs.
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Court date set for University of Calgary MacEwan Hall dispute - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The next step in a legal battle over the main hub of student life and operations between the University of Calgary and its Students' Union (SU) will be an injunction hearing at 2 p.m.

Graduate Students' Association swears in new executive board

UCalgary News - ‎13 hours ago‎
After a general election and a recent byelection, the University of Calgary's Graduate Students' Association (GSA) swore in their student representation for 2016-17.

University mourns passing of Dr. Barrie Strafford

UCalgary News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
It is with deep sadness that the University of Calgary learned of the passing of Dr. Barrie I. Strafford - a recipient of an honorary doctorate and generous supporter to the faculties of medicine, nursing, kinesiology and social work, and the ...

University of Calgary has sound plan for management and operations of Mac Hall

UCalgary News - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The University of Calgary is disappointed that the university and the Students' Union were unable to resolve the Mac Hall ownership issue, or reach an agreement to maintain the Students' Union's management of Mac Hall through mediation.
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University of Calgary opens the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning

UCalgary News - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
From left: Don and Ruth Taylor, Minister of Advanced Education Marlin Schmidt, and President Elizabeth Cannon cut the ribbon on Monday to officially open the new Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning at the University of Calgary. Photo by Riley ...

University of Calgary sponsors awards and hosts speakers at Youth Science Fair

UCalgary News - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
More than 1,000 students participated in the Calgary Youth Science Fair hosted at the Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary. Students visited many interactive science showcases at the Science Lab including this one where they watched a ...

34 University of Calgary teachers win Students' Union excellence awards

UCalgary News - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
On April 20, the Students' Union honoured 34 University of Calgary faculty members and instructors for their commitment to student success at its annual Teaching Excellence Awards ceremony.

Design symposium at Congress 2016 explores Calgary's architecture

UCalgary News - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
University of Calgary's Caroline Hachem-Vermette, left, assistant professor in the architecture program and Joshua M. Taron, associate professor in the architecture program, both in the Faculty of Environmental Design are the key organizers for the ...

Hold up: The province isn't sacking an entire University of Calgary board

MetroNews Canada - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Currently at the University of Calgary there are nine positions coming to term - including the current board chair Bonnie DuPont, whose term ended on April 9. At Mount Royal University, there's two open positions, spots now being openly advertised online.

Wild Things: Forum to explore life with animals in Calgary

Calgary Herald - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The panellists include Shelley Alexander, associate geography professor at the University of Calgary who studies wolves and coyotes; Sean Kheraj, associate professor of Canadian and environmental history at York University in Toronto; and Susan Nance, ...
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Province rejects reappointment of U of C governors

Calgary Herald - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The province is seeking greater diversity among post-secondary governing bodies across Alberta by refusing to re-appoint governors, says the minister in charge.

Talks between University of Calgary and students' union break down over MacEwan Hall management

Calgary Sun - ‎Apr 16, 2016‎
PM_LA20160416LA07 MacEwan Student Centre sits at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alta., on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Better known as MacHall, the facility is at the centre of an ownership tug-of-war between the school and its students union.

University of Calgary disappointed that Mac Hall mediation has ended

UCalgary News - ‎Apr 15, 2016‎
The University of Calgary is disappointed that the university and the Students' Union have not been able to reach an agreement regarding ownership, or an agreement to maintain the Students' Union's management of Mac Hall through mediation.

Celebrating 50 years: Classrooms, then and now

UCalgary News - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Technology used in classrooms and the overall look and feel of learning spaces at the University of Calgary have shifted dramatically over the last 50 years.

Werklund grad students launch open access grad journal

UCalgary News - ‎13 hours ago‎
From left, Brit Paris, Maisha Syeda, Laura Mooney, Konstantinos Chondros, Brianna Hilman and Teresa Fowler, members of the Emerging Perspectives editorial team.