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During Diversity Week 2017 at the University of Calgary, the Native Centre hosted Blanket Exercise, an interactive learning experience. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

During Diversity Week 2017 at the University of Calgary, the Native Centre hosted Blanket Exercise, an interactive learning experience. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary 

UCalgary named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers Creating a welcoming and inclusive work and learning environment for our university family
Dinos Hall of Fame '17: Dinos career catapulted Mark Tewksbury to glory Life after swimming sees Olympic gold medallist focus on humanitarian and social issues
Students use crisp, clean technology to help solve problem of wilted lettuce and other waste Schulich undergrads create food security solution, win chance to work with Innovate Calgary to develop it
Haskayne wraps up 2017 business competition season with international victory in Dubai Faculty adviser Bob Schulz credits team's deep field experience with refugees for the success of their social enterprise
Project expands research collaborations in Pan-Africa, Pakistan and Peru Partnerships with Nursing, Science, Cumming School of Medicine benefit from $1 million in Queen Elizabeth Scholars funding
EVDS hosts first research design conference March 30 Environmental design students present range of work on improving public space

Research

Lead by The Centre for Innovation Studies (THECIS) and authored by University of Calgary professors Cooper Langford and Chad Saunders, this is the first time the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) methodology has been used to assess a post-secondary institution – finding a high level of innovation across campus. 

UCalgary completes first-ever global entrepreneurship study on campus Findings show University of Calgary entrepreneurial activities among the highest in the developed world
Vet Med researchers explain One Health concept in their new case studies book UCalgary authors collaborate to tackle serious animal, human and environmental health issues
Researcher studies ways to improve end-of-life care for people with chronic diseases Health-care system needs to sharpen focus on those living and dying in long-term care, says Lorraine Venturato, chair in gerontology
U.K. scholar brings whaling logbook research to UCalgary's Arctic Institute of North America Research into old marine records shines new light on climate change in the North
Award-winning geography research project gives rise to MyHEAT Inc. Growing energy efficiency platform maps heat loss in over 600,000 Alberta homes
Undergrad deepens her interest in helping patients avoid osteoarthritis after a knee surgery Dhriti Chakravarty and fellow Markin undergraduate student researchers will share their learnings at symposium April 7

U in the News

Mar. 24 2017
Calgary Herald Calgary 'Experiment' puts focus on... Dick Averns, Faculty of Arts
Mar. 28 2017
CBC Calgary Reported sexual assaults jump 23% in Calgary —... Rabiya Jalil, Cumming School of Medicine
Mar. 28 2017
CBC Calgary video Alberta woman loses foot, toes, fingers after... Glen Armstrong, Cumming School of Medicine
Mar. 27 2017
Montreal Gazette Canada 150: Medical doctor Robert Thirsk spent... Chancellor Robert Thirsk
Mar. 26 2017
National Post video Canadian firm uses dogs to screen thousands of U.... Alain Tremblay, Cumming School of Medicine
Mar. 23 2017
CBC Calgary Eyeopener audio Billboard professor Naweed Syed, Cumming School of Medicine
Mar. 23 2017
Globe and Mail Federal budget positions Canada to lure... President Elizabeth Cannon
Mar. 23 2017
Calgary Herald Fortney: Top NASA engineer chooses her alma mater... Laura Lucier, alumna
Mar. 23 2017
International Business Times 10,000C supersonic plasma jets discovered in... Bill Archer, David Knudsen, Faculty of Science

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Campus Connection

Film screening aims to spark honest discussion about racism Free showing of YYC Colours Monday at 6 p.m., part of Diversity Week on campus
Diversity Week starts conversations, challenges perspectives Exhibit on Tuesday marks Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, by exploring the residential school experience
Curious about the barriers of disabilities? Get interactive on UCalgary campus today Disability Interactive Zone opens eyes to the daily challenges faced by many at home and at work
Free film screenings March 28 to explore culture of Hip Hop Werklund School event will introduce UCalgary audience to important cultural movement