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The orientation featured topics such as balancing teaching and research obligations, connecting with students and faculty, and accessing resources on campus. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

The orientation featured topics such as balancing teaching and research obligations, connecting with students and faculty, and accessing resources on campus. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

New Academic Orientation welcomes recruits Fifty-five new academics join university community
Grad students put scientific spin on Ice Bucket Challenge Hotchkiss Brain Institute trainees use various kinds of water and ice from lab
Vaniers: Winner unlocks mysteries of how brain controls movement Kinesiology researcher Hendrik Enders gets an answer to the question, 'Are you good?'
Biology instructors employ new teaching strategies C-LAB program encourages science profs to study how effectively students are learning
University researchers receive $12 million in funding Canadian Institutes of Health Research operating grants awarded to scholars in four faculties
Dinos look to be a powerhouse again on offence 2014 team previewed as training camp begins

Research

Prof. Raymond Turner, right, along with Banting Award recipient researcher Joseph Lemire. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

Prof. Raymond Turner, right, along with Banting Award recipient researcher Joseph Lemire. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

Bantings: Joseph Lemire tackles antibiotic-resistant infections Q&A with researcher studying how metals like silver and copper work as antimicrobials
Vaniers: Muhammad Ali Khan leverages power of mathematics PhD student uses discrete geometry to find optimal solutions to real-life large-scale problems
Vaniers: Kady Lyons dives into shark and ray conservation Contaminant research explores how marine animals transfer industrial compounds to their offspring
Eleven Vanier scholarship recipients announced for 2014 University’s highest-ever number of Vanier awards in a single year
Five university scholars win esteemed Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Researchers selected for their excellence in academic leadership and alignment with institutional goals
Snyder Institute researchers awarded nearly $1.5 million Crohn's and Colitis Canada grants support innovative research, new therapies

U in the News

Aug. 18 2014
Q With Jian Ghomeshi audio Bearotica: Why the 1976 novel 'Bear' is... Aritha van Herk, Faculty of Arts
Aug. 22 2014
Calgary Herald Some post-secondary programs facing steep tuition... Dru Marshall, Provost and Vice-President (Academic); Levi Nilson, Students' Union
Aug. 21 2014
Calgary Sun Calgary Dinos football team hold high hopes for... Blake Nill, Eric Dzwilewski, Andrew Buckley, Doctor Cassama, Cyril Iwanegbe, Adam Konar, Mercer Timmis, Dinos
Aug. 21 2014
CTV Calgary Calgary imam to begin hunger strike Michael Zekulin, Faculty of Arts
Aug. 21 2014
Calgary Herald Health professionals call for concussion... Kathryn Schneider, Faculty of Kinesiology
Aug. 21 2014
Calgary Herald Pressure mounts on province to improve farm safety Jennifer Koshan, Faculty of Law
Aug. 19 2014
CBC Calgary Eyeopener audio Manopause David Keegan, Cumming School of Medicine
Aug. 18 2014
Calgary Herald Post-secondary students brace for high debt loads Levi Nilson, Students' Union
Aug. 17 2014
Calgary Herald Shaming sites ruin reputations without proof,... Emily Laidlaw, Faculty of Arts

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Campus Connection

Do you know where you are on the health continuum? Students, faculty and staff invited to drop in and participate in free health checkup
Public invited to archaeological expedition at Cluny Donation from Golder Associates launches first year of university's Program for Public Archaeology
Biogeoscience Institute open house puts science into context July 13 event gives families a hands-on learning experience about Canadian Rockies and Foothills
Venture capitalist sees opportunity in greening Alberta's economy Andrew Heintzman will explore the intersection of economics and environment at campus event June 3