University of Calgary

July 15, 2013

Southern Alberta Flood

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How university responded to community in crisis
Archive of UToday stories since the Bow, Elbow, Highwood rivers overflowed.

Updated photos: A look back at inspiring response from volunteers
Slideshow and social media highlights. View Slideshow

Research

University-made instruments set to fly on CASSIOPE space mission
Scientific satellite payload will probe effects of potentially dangerous space weather.

News

Team SANO wins international computer award for interactive exercise program
Graduate students bring home $10,000 from Microsoft Imagine Cup in Russia

African internship opens political science student’s eyes
Tobey Berriault experiences Namibia as she researches humanitarian relief.

Newsmakers

July 15/Calgary Herald
Insurer agrees to pay for High River family's sewer backup claim
Tunde Ogunfowora, Haskayne School of Business

July 14/Calgary Herald
Canada’s Arctic islands yield new clues in ancient mass extinction
Bernadette Proemse, Stephen Grasby, Benoit Beauchamp, Faculty of Science

July 13/Calgary Herald
Chuckwagon horse died from burst lung artery, say Stampede officials

July 12/Calgary Herald
Volunteers help crews repair trails in Kananaskis
Alf Skrastins, Retired

July 12/Calgary Herald
New Business Recovery Task Force formed for Calgary flood victims

July 11/Calgary Sun
Veterinary researchers looking into Stampede animals' eyes to measure stress levels
Ed Pajor, Karin Orsel, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

July 11/CBC The Homestretch
Stampede thrillseekers (audio interview)
Igor Yakovenko, Faculty of Arts

July 10/Okotoks Western Wheel
Temporary neighbourhood under construction

In Memoriam

Carla Badick, Faculty of Medicine
Campus flag at half-mast Tuesday.