University of Calgary

July 12, 2013

Stampede

Community spirit showcased at university’s Stampede events
Campus Food Bank, Canadian Red Cross receive support from students, faculty and staff. View Slideshow

Vet Med students hit the Cattle Trail to share knowledge
Working hard at Stampede to raise awareness about beef cattle. View Slideshow

Research

Study finds potential link between air pollution in Canadian cities, appendicitis rates
When smog worsens, hospital admissions increase for life-threatening condition.

News

Departments of Music, Dance and Drama merge to form School of Creative and Performing Arts
Creative powerhouse will offer broader opportunities, higher profile, fundraising strategy.

University receives STARS Gold Rating for sustainability achievements
Recognition of excellence in teaching, research, community service, operations.

Newsmakers

July 11/New York Times
Air pollution may raise appendicitis risk
Gilaad Kaplan, Faculty of Medicine

July 11/Calgary Herald
Alberta dinosaurs' skulls suggest species shared food thanks to specialized diets
Jordan Mallon, Jason Anderson, Faculty of Science

July 11/Calgary Herald
Indian Princess helping maintain native traditions
Amber Big Plume, Faculty of Law

July 11/National Posts
Jonathan Kay: Canadian doctors explain why so many of us die badly
Jason Weatherald, Faculty of Medicine

July 10/Calgary Herald
Haskayne School of Business goes on hiring spree
Loren Falkenberg, Hugh Evans, Haskayne School of Business

July 10/Global Calgary
Experts re-examine flood plains, after communities destroyed
Chris Hugenholtz, Faculty of Environmental Design

July 10/The Daily Caller, Washington, D.C.
Coast Guard brings heavy ice-breaker ship to Arctic amid warnings from environmentalists
Rob Huebert, Faculty of Arts

July 9/Medical Daily
Scared of needles? Meet MEDi, the talking robot that helps kids with needle anxiety
Tanya Beran, Faculty of Medicine