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Isadora Mok-Kulakova, who works at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning at the University of Calgary, received a U Make a Difference Award in 2016. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

Isadora Mok-Kulakova, who works at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning at the University of Calgary, received a U Make a Difference Award in 2016. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary 

Past U Make a Difference award winner: 'Everything we enjoy is the result of somebody’s hard work' Nominate a colleague or team who are making a real difference on campus – deadline March 10
Researchers discover protein that aids repair of damaged peripheral nerves in animals Promising findings could inform future clinical research
How Study Abroad students pictured the world Winners in University of Calgary International photo contest
Sense of accomplishment infuses Kinesiology's Gift of Play project Dozens of volunteers — students, faculty, staff, and alumni — who painted school playgrounds are today's Unsung Heroes
New wellness hub provides informal space for campus community to learn, connect Campus Community Hub opens March 7, bringing resources and services to students and the broader campus community
Lesson learned in Dinos volleyball: Find a way to finish Alumnus Pierre Rocque recalls ups and downs of championship run in 2010

Research

Left: Cheryl Barnabe led the multidisciplinary team at the University of Calgary that discovered the link between depression and psoriatic arthritis. Right: first author Ryan Lewinson.

Left: Cheryl Barnabe led the multidisciplinary team at the University of Calgary that discovered the link between depression and psoriatic arthritis. Right: first author Ryan Lewinson. 

UCalgary study sheds light on arthritis associated with psoriasis New link between psoriasis and depression, and subsequent development of psoriatic arthritis, calls for better mental health assessment
Alberta Innovates funding spotlights graduate and postdoctoral health researchers Impact of space flight on bone density, gut microbiota, and depression among subjects studied by UCalgary award recipients
Gene therapy used to treat Fabry disease — a world first Cumming School's Aneal Khan involved in transplant of altered stem cells to Calgary patient with rare condition
Study reveals effects of workplace rudeness on employee health, sense of belonging Researcher Sandy Hershcovis finds persistent rudeness from powerful people has far-reaching impact
UCalgary researchers awarded NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for high-priority impacts Four UCalgary awards go to research in environmental monitoring, communications technologies and agriculture
New research shows physical activity can improve caregivers' well-being Grad student Colleen Cuthbert's study focuses on benefits to family caregivers of cancer patients

U in the News

Jan. 30 2017
CBC Calgary Anti-gout medication could be new weapon in... Tuan Trang, Hotchkiss Brain Institute
Jan. 27 2017
Global Calgary video New look for the fastest ice in the world Yves Hamelin, Ben Donnelly, Izzy Weidemann, Olympic Oval at University of Calgary ; Kim Lawrence, University Relations
Jan. 28 2017
CBC Edmonton The Brian Jean Effect: What lies ahead for... Ian Brodie, Faculty of Arts
Jan. 29 2017
Calgary Herald Trump travel ban confusion leaves some students... Sina Marzoughi, Cumming School of Medicine
Jan. 26 2017
CBC The Homestretch audio Meet Pinkerton, the monkey-finding dog Joseph Orkin, Faculty of Arts
Jan. 26 2017
Huffington Post Canada Alberta baby boxes are great, but new parents... Karen Benzies, Faculty of Nursing
Jan. 26 2017
Calgary Herald video Matthew McConaughey takes on Bre-X, but the real... Jaana Woiceshyn, Haskayne School of Business
Jan. 26 2017
Calgary Herald Updated guidelines delay Pap tests for majority... Eddy Lang, Rebecca Lang, James Dickinson, Cumming School of Medicine
Jan. 26 2017
Cochrane Eagle New university course teaches Stoney Nakoda... Trent Fox, Werklund School of Education ; Darin Flynn, Sherri Smithson, Faculty of Arts

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George Wyse to speak at 2017 Lecture of a Lifetime World-renowned cardiac arrhythmia clinician-scientist will speak at MacEwan Hall on May 16
City of Calgary kicks off innovative initiative at UCalgary's Taylor Institute Civic Innovation YYC will pave the way for innovators to share ideas and work with The City to turn them into action
Clara Hughes to speak at Campus Mental Health Strategy signature event A day of activities March 7 celebrates campus well-being and mental health
Asian conference helps global movement to promote entrepreneurship Social Work's Hieu Van Ngo leads international conference on business where social good and profit are linked