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Enriching UCalgary’s archives and special collections

National Philanthropy Awareness Week celebrates transformative philanthropy in every form.
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Kick-off to National Philanthropy Awareness Week

Kick-off to National Philanthropy Awareness Week

Today marks the beginning a country-wide celebration of the positive impact that countless charities and their donors and volunteers have on Canada and our world.
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Everything is iIluminated

A first-of-its-kind combined degree program makes one student’s dream come true — and opens up a world of possibility in a new global economy.
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Learning to let boys be boys

Learning to let boys be boys

An unprecedented new professorship strives to teach our teachers — and, ultimately, our kids — to rethink what it means to be a boy.
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Playing the long game

Playing the long game

Dr. Luanne Metz and supporter Diana Joseph dive deep into how philanthropic gifts make a difference to MS research.
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New faces of philanthropy

New faces of philanthropy

Inspired by family, friends and, ultimately, a passionate belief in a brighter future, these four first-time donors to UCalgary are giving from the heart.
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The Changing Story of Lung Cancer

New understanding of lung cancer in its myriad variations is opening doors to precision treatments that are rapidly changing the outcomes of cancer’s deadliest incarnation.

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A life in the balance

With passion and purpose, Colton Lewis pursues a $1-million goal to honour his friend’s inimitable spirit, and help young students in the Haskayne School of Business.

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Building the future

The largest corporate donation in University of Calgary’s history creates a new hub of teaching and learning at the Schulich School of Engineering.

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Five faces of philanthropy

Meet five people — from a grieving friend to a grateful ER doctor — who have found meaningful ways to give that deeply reflect who they are and what they care most about.

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University of Calgary launches Legacy Society

New initiative celebrates donors and their lasting impact.

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From students to supporters

Chemical Engineering Class of 1980 friends come together in philanthropy to energize up-and-coming engineers.

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Home's cool

A single mother pursues a second degree and a solid home life, in tandem, thanks to a new community-based degree at the Werklund School of Education.

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Bovine bonding

How the Anderson-Chisholm Chair in Animal Welfare is funding research that will empower ranchers to decrease morbidity rates in their herds.

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Where science meets advocacy

A groundbreaking new partnership aims to unlock — and ultimately heal — the effects of sexual abuse on the developing brain.

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A day in the life

What's an average day for UCalgary President and Vice-Chancellor Elizabeth Cannon as she leads one of the largest university campaigns in the country?  

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What is the Energize campaign?

Why now? How much? What’s it all for? UCalgary’s VP of Development and Alumni Engagement offers a primer on the biggest fundraising initiative in our history.

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Gift-giving comes full circle

Former Encana CEO meets the woman whose past generosity changed his life. 

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