University of Calgary

August 14, 2013

Research

New interdisciplinary research group ― Arts and Humanities for Health and Well-Being
Students, faculty, postdocs invited to participate.

Summer research program attracts chemistry undergrads with right formula
Students to present their work at annual symposium Aug. 16.

News

Team Alberta completes Borealis solar house, offers public tours
University of Calgary, Mount Royal students prepare to compete in 2013 Solar Decathlon.

Back to school, back to reality
Help your kids get into the right frame of mind.

Education prof participates in summer camp for LGBTQ youth
‘Camp fYrefly’ helps marginalized youth understand, accept, celebrate differences.

International exchange program gives personal and career boost
Mitacs Globalink supports international students’ research internships.

Campus Connection

Medicine pedometer challenge wraps up with more than 200 million recorded steps
Queens of Hearts, Bruce Allen win ‘Walk Wholeheartedly’ workplace well-being competition. View Slideshow

Dinos in Action

Dinos bring home gold from Canada Games
Sean Martin, Jackson Maris, Connor Frehlich, coach Ian Halliday undefeated.

Dinos to take on Flames rookies Sept. 9
Fans will get sneak peek at men's hockey team.

Newsmakers

Aug. 14/Metro Calgary
Calgary roommates set out on ‘Buy Nothing Year’ experiment
Juile Phillips, University Relations

Geoff Szuszkiewicz, Alumni

Aug. 14/Globe and Mail
Pemex plan spreads an oily sheen over Mexico’s history
Amelia Kiddle, Faculty of Arts

Aug. 13/Mix 103.7
Environmental researcher calling for better access to the oil sands
Judit Smits, Faculty of Veterinarian Medicine

Aug. 13/Bangladesh Daily Star
Novel way to boost solar panel’s output
Bruce Gao, Matt Privman, Mayesha Tashnil, Schulich School of Engineering

Aug. 12/National Post
Sex offender allowed to practice law in Ontario after he lost teaching licence over child luring conviction
Alice Woolley, Faculty of Law

Aug. 12/Globe and Mail
Mexico’s oil policy change challenges Canadian energy sector
Bob Schulz, Haskayne School of Business

Aug. 12/Alberta Venture
Six steps to becoming a great entrepreneur
Craig Elias, Haskayne School of Business