Moments and highlights

It is Calgary's pioneering spirit that put us on the map both at home and around the world. Dig into the stories from those who made their mark and helped shape this place.

50 Years of Memories

50 Years of Memories

These are the stories of our professors emeriti and long-time staff on the early years of UCalgary and their experiences.

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50 Years of Philanthropy

50 Years of Philanthropy

What connects Mary Rozsa de Coquet to the University of Calgary is a story of family, passion and leading-edge research

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Groundbreaking Ceremony

Groundbreaking Ceremony

In 1958 we broke ground on the site of the new campus

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Kris Demeanor Sums up UCalgary's History in 5 Minutes

Kris Demeanor Sums up UCalgary's History in 5 Minutes

Spoken word performance from local musician, poet and alumnus captures 50 years with speed, humour and heart

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Rock On

Rock On

Whether you walk by them, read them, paint them, like therm or hate them - "The Rocks" have become a symbol of free expression at the U of C

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Sharing the Story of Alfred Carrothers

Sharing the Story of Alfred Carrothers

Jane Matthew and her son Matthew Carrothers, share their stories about their husband and father, Alfred William Rooke Carrothers

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Sharing the Story of Andrew Doucette

Sharing the Story of Andrew Doucette

Andrew Doucette was the Director of the Calgary Branch of the University of Alberta from 1947 - 1960

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Sharing the Story of Ann McCaig

Sharing the Story of Ann McCaig

Ann McCaig was Chancellor at the University of Calgary from 1994 - 1998

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Sharing the Story of Bill Cochrane

Sharing the Story of Bill Cochrane

William A. Cochrane was president of the University of Calgary from 1974 - 1978

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Sharing the Story of Bill Warren

Sharing the Story of Bill Warren

Bill Warren was a senator at the University of Calgary from 1992 - 2002 and Chancellor from 2002-2006

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Sharing the Story of Charles M. Macleod

Sharing the Story of Charles M. Macleod

Charles M. Macleod was the Chair of the Board of Governors for the University of Alberta from 1949 - 1966, when UCalgary became autonomous

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Sharing the Story of Elizabeth Cannon

Sharing the Story of Elizabeth Cannon

Dr. Elizabeth Cannon is the eighth president and vice-chancellor of the University of Calgary

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Sharing the Story of Jack Perraton

Sharing the Story of Jack Perraton

John (Jack) Perraton was chancellor of the University of Calgary from 1998 - 2002 and Board Chair from 2007 - 2010

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Sharing the Story of Jean-Louis Lebel

Sharing the Story of Jean-Louis Lebel

Jean-Louis Lebel was Chancellor from 1978 - 1982 at the University of Calgary

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Sharing the Story of Joanne Cuthbertson

Sharing the Story of Joanne Cuthbertson

Joanne Cuthbertson was Chancellor at the Universitiy of Calgary from 2006 - 2010

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Sharing the Story of Leroy Allen Thorssen

Sharing the Story of Leroy Allen Thorssen

Leroy Allen Thorssen was Board Chair at the University of Alberta from 1967-1970, during the time the University of Calgary gained autonomy from UofA

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Sharing the Story of Murray Fraser

Sharing the Story of Murray Fraser

Murray Fraser was president of the University of Calgary from 1988 - 1996

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Sharing the Story of Terry White

Sharing the Story of Terry White

Terry White was president of the University of Calgary from 1996 - 2001

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