University of Calgary

July 24, 2013

Southern Alberta Flood

Library, technology staff collaborate to keep information flowing for flood victims
Hundreds cut off from their normal services get help on our campus.

Nursing volunteers help East Village residents move back in View Slideshow
Faculty, staff, friends pitch in for work bee.

Research

John Reynolds appointed associate vice-president (research)
Key role for Strategic Research Plan, identifying grant opportunities.

University playing key role in Swarm space mission
Three satellites to provide unprecedented picture of Earth’s electromagnetic field.

News

Schulich appoints Geoffrey Messier new associate dean of teaching and learning
Announcement reflects enhanced teaching and leadership training trends.

Newly formed Department of Linguistics, Languages and Cultures will be hub for international language education
Consolidation of two department opens new opportunities for learning, teaching.

Making international connections in Israel
University signs co-operation agreement with University of Haifa.

‘Clown through mask’ technique a literary boon for new Writer-in-Residence Sara Tilley
Unique approach lets intuitive side take over writing process.

Campus Connection

Hotel Alma wins TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for third year
Award based entirely on positive customer feedback.

Newsmakers

July 24/Calgary Herald
Inner-city residents call for major flood mitigation projects
Jerry Osborn, Faculty of Science

July 23/Calgary Herald
Cooper: Egypt had to be rid of the Muslim Brotherhood
Barry Cooper, Faculty of Arts

July 23/YAHOO! Shine
Emotional eating: How your diet could be sabotaging your mood
Bonnie Kaplan, Faculty of Medicine

July 23/Calgary Herald
Debate on royal relevancy put aside as Calgary monarchists rejoice
Dawn Johnston, Faculty of Arts

July 22/Windsor Star
A parent-first approach to raising healthy children
Nicole Letourneau, faculties of Nursing, Medicine

July 22/CBC The Homestretch
Borealis house (audio interview)
Alex St-Marie, Team Alberta

Salon/July 19
Steve Jobs didn’t build that
Aidan Hollis, Faculty of Arts