University of Calgary

July 19, 2013

Southern Alberta Flood

Flood stories: Words can’t express family’s gratitude for volunteers’ help
Workers rescue Calgary home, but little hope for Siksika cabin.

Research

Lifesaving benefits of heart procedures may extend to people with kidney disease, study finds
Data from study of more than 10,000 patients suggests benefits outweigh risks.

PhD students’ international study supported by Carbon Management Canada
Canadian research network provides travel subsidies for learning in three countries.

News

Tom Keenan to speak at legendary DEF CON hacker conference in Las Vegas
Warns about open government data movement.

Campus Connection

Executives move into renovated space in Administrative Building
Changes affect executive, development offices.

Health and safety first for the campus community
Revised Occupational Health and Safety Policy now online.

Newsmakers

July 18/ The Anchor Weekly
Chestermere High School student conducts medical research for the summer
Miriam Robak, Heritage Youth Researcher Summer Program
Karen Benzies, Faculty of Nursing

July 18/CBC Calgary
Critics call for transparency on flood relief spending
Frank Atkins, Faculty of Arts

July 17/Red Deer Express
City student spending summer doing medical research
Hillary Wilson, Heritage Youth Researcher Summer Program

July 17/Canadian Medical Association Journal
Teenage health scientists honoured
David Cramb, Simon Trudel, Faculty of Science

July 17/Calgary Herald
Displaced Calgarian numbers dropping
Bob Maber, Environment, Health & Safety

July 16/CBC The Homestretch
Floodproofing your home (audio interview)
Tang Lee, Faculty of Environmental Design

July 15/TedxTalks
Release your inner scientist
David Cramb, Faculty of Science