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The theme of 2015 Orientation Week is We Are All Dinos, underlining the fact that we are all connected to our University of Calgary community. Archive photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

The theme of 2015 Orientation Week is We Are All Dinos, underlining the fact that we are all connected to our University of Calgary community. Archive photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary 

Help build a sense of community at University of Calgary Common Reading Program inspired by author Conor Grennan’s mission of connection in ‘Little Princes’
Peer Review Episode 45: Breanne Everett tackles diabetes one step at a time Medicine grad and CEO of Orpyx Medical Technologies creates life-changing health tools for diabetics
July 2015: University of Calgary research funding from CFI Eight projects receive infrastructure support through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund
CFI funding helps archaeologist create record of deteriorating Arctic site Eight research projects at the University of Calgary receive $1.5 million from Canada Foundation Innovation John R. Evans Leaders Fund
'Find something you are passionate about' Students reflect on how Common Reading Program encouraged them to find their way
Q&A with author Conor Grennan 'The world needs people to try something new, and all that requires is willingness'

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Taking part in the announcement were, from left: Elizabeth Cannon, University of Calgary president; Jane Aubin, vice-president of research and chief scientific officer, Canadian Institutes of Health Research; Rona Ambrose, minister of health; the family of patient Melissa Deck; MP Joan Crockatt, Calgary Centre; and Adam Kirton, clinician researcher, University of Calgary. Photos by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

Taking part in the announcement were, from left: Elizabeth Cannon, University of Calgary president; Jane Aubin, vice-president of research and chief scientific officer, Canadian Institutes of Health Research; Rona Ambrose, minister of health; the family of patient Melissa Deck; MP Joan Crockatt, Calgary Centre; and Adam Kirton, clinician researcher, University of Calgary. Photos by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary 

University receives $39.1 million for health research Pediatric stroke project at Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute gets a boost from federal announcement
'Molly' and 'Leo' are gentle; 'Kate' and 'Kirk' are sarcastic What’s in a name? Plenty, according to new study into sound symbolism
Research leads to change in Canadian stroke care guidelines ESCAPE trial, led by Hotchkiss Brain Institute, contributes to new recommended best practices
Calgary study searches for cure to frequent fainting Libin Institute tests whether common ADHD drug helps overcome debilitating fainting condition
Study points to health benefits of women exercising for 300 minutes/week Alberta clinical trial of postmenopausal women has implications for reducing breast cancer risk
How the Human Performance Lab forged a Brazilian connection PhD student Rafael Fortuna continues an international tradition in biomechanics

U in the News

Jul. 29 2015
CBC British Columbia Google Equustek B.C. court ruling raises fears of... Emily Laidlaw, Faculty of Law
Jul. 27 2015
660 News Calgary athlete returns from Pan Am games,... Monique Sullivan, Alumna
Jul. 28 2015
Washington Post Cnooc oilsands spill worsens outlook for Canada... Michal Moore, School of Public Policy
Jul. 27 2015
Calgary Herald video Researchers develop app to record Ranchlands hum Mike Smith, Orchisama Das, Schulich School of Engineering
Jul. 27 2015
Calgary Sun Calgary's summer mosquito population all... John Swann, Faculty of Science
Jul. 28 2015
CTV Calgary video Retaining rural teachers Dianne Gereluk, Werklund School of Education
Jul. 26 2015
CBC Calgary video Calgary Folk Festival vibrations harnessed to... Natalie Robertson, Faculty of Environmental Design
Jul. 22 2015
Medical Physics Web Women in medical physics: the current status Wendy Smith, Cumming School of Medicine
Jul. 23 2015
Financial Post Add robots to the list of woes killing jobs in... Michal Moore, School of Public Policy
Jul. 23 2015
Calgary Herald Quidditch tournament lifts off in Calgary Rachel Malone, Schulich School of Engineering

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BioBlitz gives public a chance to survey and collect insects for research Community welcome to join scientists on a 24-hour survey in Kananaskis Country to study biodiversity
Influential Canadian composers to visit campus for music symposium Two-day conference to delve into history of music in Canada and role in Canadian culture
Curing Ebola, 3D printing a heart: Student-run symposium inspires 24th annual event, hosted by Cumming grad students on Friday, brings together ‘the brightest minds’
Nickle Galleries exhibit tracks design evolution of architect Ron Thom Show draws upon Canadian Architectural Archives at the University of Calgary