University of Calgary

July 3, 2013

Stampede

Catching the spirit: University stampedes into summer
Thousands enjoy President’s Barbecue under sparkling skies. slideshow

Southern Alberta Floods

Haskayne targets families, students, small businesses for flood relief
Three volunteer committees organize for strategic impact.

Law students use their education to help flood victims with free advice
Students team up with pro bono law groups to provide legal information and advice.

Research

Researching the effects of Separation Wall on West Bank farmland
EVDS PhD candidate to spend eight months doing field research.

News

Remembering first dean of Nursing, Marguerite Schumacher
Service set for July 27 in Red Deer.

Students, teachers learn spatial reasoning side-by-side during Summer Academy
‘STEM’ approach stimulates thinking in elementary students. slideshow

Low-cost program slashes newborn deaths in India by 30%
A look at the Helping Babies Breathe program.

Redesigned undergrad admissions package strikes gold at Prix d’Excellence
Wins medal for Best Student Recruitment Initiative.

Newsmakers

July 3/HealthCanal
Induction of labour may reduce the risk of caesarean sections, suggests new study

Stephen Wood, Faculty of Medicine

July 2/Red Deer Advocate
Allison brothers born to fly on bikes

Parker Allison, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Jared Allison, Schulich School of Engineering

June 16/The Scientist
Platelets Help Tackle Bacteria

Paul Kubes, Faculty of Medicine