University of Calgary

July 31, 2013

Southern Alberta Flood

Outdoor Centre staff help rebuild bridges and trails in K-Country
As water levels recede, efforts turn to restoring recreation areas.

Research

Metal-organic materials may drive cheaper fuel cell vehicles
University research team is global leader in developing ‘MOFs.’

Study advances consistent terminology for vascular dementia research
Project introduces standard definitions to speed progress.

News

University spinoff bought by world’s largest oilfield services company
Acquisition provides new link to industry, research collaboration opportunities.

University moves away from relying on pesticides
‘Integrated Pest Management’ plan puts common sense first.

Campus Connection

Deadline approaches for Markin research program fall applications
Opportunity to fund undergraduate student projects.

Plans unveiled for international gymnastics competition
University of Calgary International Cup will bring world’s best gymnasts to Calgary.

Newsmakers

July 31/Calgary Herald
Stadium mall plan passes as neighbours await details of redevelopment

July 30/CBC
Potash plunge will 'hurt' province, expert says Watch Video
Jack Mintz, School of Public Policy

July 30/National Post
‘I was kind of blown away’: Wave of spontaneous Tim Hortons’ donations passes 10,000 coffee mark
Dawn Johnston, Faculty of Arts

July 30/Global Calgary
Lukaszuk meets with student representatives, calls this year’s reduced Advanced Education budget a ‘hiccup’ Watch Video
Conner Brown, Students’ Union

July 30/CBC The Homestretch
Doctor salaries rising (audio interview)
Hugh Grant, School of Public Policy

July 30/660 News
City hopes pilot project will improve traffic flow near the University of Calgary

July 30/Vancouver Sun
'Benzos' widely used despite risks
James Silvius, Faculty of Medicine

July 29/CBC Calgary
What writers read: Aritha van Herk (with audio)
Aritha van Herk, Faculty of Arts