University of Calgary

July 8, 2013

Southern Alberta Flood

University staff team up to make summer fun for displaced children
Science-related activities, sports, art classes help restore sense of normalcy.

Flood stories: Making a difference in High River; ‘Mob’ helps Dinos athletics director
Snapshots of individuals rising to the challenge.

Stampede

Col. Chris Hadfield earns standing ovation after university presentation
Astronaut’s first public talk back on Earth inspires Calgarians, Mayor Naheed Nenshi. Slideshow

Chance to see Hadfield yields overwhelming response
Contest to win Greatest Show ABOVE Earth tickets sparks inspiring stories.

Natalie Panek: ‘A very passionate group of youth want to follow in your footsteps’
Alumna thanks astronaut for getting Canadians excited about space.

Our western spirit on parade
Following Stampede activities in photos, social media. Slideshow

Research

Telling the story of ‘Imogene,’ a simulated battered sex trade worker
Research explores use of mannequin to teach community health.

Education researcher studies how digital technology transforms trip to the theatre
Doctoral student enrolled in blended grad program.

News

Schulich researchers invite input on their new social media system for commuters
‘FacePorter’ increases efficiency of car pooling.

University spinoff company completes private round of financing
nFluids Inc. closes private financing and welcomes Yaletown Venture Partners.

Campus Connection

Care about the environment? Information sessions begin for Common Reading Program
Be an ambassador or facilitator for ‘No Impact Man’.

Newsmakers

July 8/Financial Post
Horrific Quebec train disaster spurs fears about shipping oil by rail
Bob Schulz, Haskayne School of Business

July 6/Global Calgary
Aurora Borealis
Eric Donovan, Faculty of Science

July 6/Calgary Sun
Col. Chris Hadfield dishes story behind his now viral version of David Bowie's Space Oddity

July 6/CBC Calgary
Talking space with Chris Hadfield in live webcast video

July 6/Calgary Herald
Osborn: It’s foolish to think worst flood is behind us
Jerry Osborn, Faculty of Science

July 5/Calgary Herald
High-tech research tool testing physiology of bucking animals at Stampede
Ed Pajor, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine