University of Calgary

August 30, 2013

Welcome Class of 2017

‘Make Your Impact’: Highlights of Fall Orientation Week
Several thousand Class of 2017 students hit campus Sept. 3-6; here’s what you should know.

Grads embark on year of buying nothing
Roommates live out their commitment to sustainability by renovating their lifestyle.

Faculty of Education grad can’t wait for first day of school
New elementary teacher brings years of on-site learning to role.


President Elizabeth Cannon standing for reappointment
Board chair to lead Presidential Review Committee.

Sandy Murphree appointed interim deputy provost
Benedikt Hallgrimsson returns to Faculty of Medicine to further his research program.

University of Calgary celebrates life of Jim Palmer
Former university chancellor established lasting legacy for students, faculty, community.

New council formed to strengthen university ties with China
International strategy aims to boost diversity, foreign experience.

Campus Connection

Distinguished Writers Program welcomes new writer-in-residence, celebrates 20th anniversary
Hello/Goodbye event salutes Deborah Willis, sets stage for Sara Tilley.

Dinos in Action

Football Poll: Dinos No. 1 among Canada West coaches
The team to beat despite many roster changes.


Aug. 30/
Nine reasons to upgrade your executive education
Hugh Evans, Haskayne School of Business

Aug. 29/CBC The Homestretch
Insurance rates on the rise? (Audio interview)
Norma Nielson, Haskayne School of Business

Aug. 29/Canadian Art
Calgary must-see for Sept. 4: Mariatu Kamara lectures in conjunction with ‘Eleven Women Facing War’ exhibition
Taylor Family Digital Library

Aug. 29/ Tonight Newspaper, Toronto
Canada and China quietly talk defence matters
Rob Huebert, Faculty of Arts

Aug. 29/Biotech International
Parasitic worm genome uncovers potential drug targets
John Gilleard, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Aug. 29/Charity Village
MBA students available to consult with Calgary nonprofits
Haskayne School of Business

In Memoriam

Len Hills, Professor Emeritus, Department of Geoscience
Campus flag at half-mast today.