University of Calgary


In memoriam

Submitted by darmstro on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:05.

Our university community is grieving the loss of Nichol “Nic” Topps, an electrical engineering student.

Connecting with Ian Williams, new Canadian Writer-in-Residence

Submitted by darmstro on Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:43.

Why is Blake Nill dumping a bucket of ice-cold water on his head?

Submitted by darmstro on Wed, 08/20/2014 - 08:05.

Dinos football coach accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, invites alumni to do same

Healthy relationships key to helping youth negotiate social hazards

Submitted by darmstro on Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:42.

Strategy promoted by Faculty of Social work offers back-to-school advice

Table Topics July 2014

Campus Connection

» Postdoc discusses her research into media portrayals of Muslims
Interview with Diane Watt, Werklund School of Education

» How one professor’s journey to Darfur is linking continents and lives
Amal Madibbo spends part of her summer overseas helping train future researchers

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Our university community is grieving the loss of Nichol “Nic” Topps, an electrical engineering student at the University of Calgary, who passed away suddenly but peacefully in his sleep. A Celebration of Nic’s Life will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
The Haskayne School of Business and the University of Calgary lost one of its greats last weekend. Rob Isaac, a senior instructor in human resources and organizational dynamics, passed away at the age of 65, following a brief but bravely fought battle against pancreatic cancer. UPDATE: The Celebration of Life for Dr Robert G. Isaac will be held at the BMO Forum on the 3rd floor of Scurfield Hall Friday, Aug. 22, from 3-5 p.m.
The Canadian flag may be half-masted as a sign of mourning for a member of the University of Calgary community. As well, memoriams may be posted on the university's website. Please send the memorial information and photo to