University of Calgary

June 11, 2013

Convocation

What’s ahead for award-winning Geography Honours student? ‘Anywhere frozen!’
Dreams of researching ice sheets in Greenland, Antarctica.

Education graduate no stranger to new beginnings
Clarence Sansom Gold Medal in Education winner brings wealth of life experience to classroom.

Campus life a highlight for grad of Inclusive Post-Secondary Education
Lesya Martin praises student experience.

Stuart McLean, Emőke Szathmáry receive honorary degrees; Donald Smith awarded Order of the University
Celebrating convocation, recognizing excellence and inspiring today’s graduates.

2013 convocation, in photos and social media View Slideshow
Highlights of graduation ceremonies this week at University of Calgary.

Research

$5.5-million gift expands university’s genetic research capabilities
Donation from Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation purchases three genomic sequencers.

News

Plans for new residences for upper year undergrads
Nine-storey triangle for 268 students to open September 2015.

Dinos in Action

Six recruits set to join Dinos women's hockey this fall
Ripple effect as 2014 Olympics make impact on team’s roster.

Newsmakers

June 10/Global Calgary
Family of student killed in Ecuador creates scholarship in her honour Watch Video
Danielle Kendall, Schulich School of Engineering
Allison Kendall, Dinos
Jim Dinning, Chancellor

June 10/Calgary Herald
Women’s hockey star scores university degree
Hayley Wickenheiser, Faculty of Kinesiology

June 10/Calgary Herald
Gallery: University of Calgary Convocation View Slideshow

June 11/Chatelaine
Four ways to prevent running injuries
Reed Ferber, Faculties of Kinesiology, Nursing

June 10/National Post
‘Support required’: Calgary eliminates letter grades for students up to grade nine in an attempt to save children from failure
Jim Field, Faculty of Education

June 10/Calgary Herald
More than 8 million square feet of development proposed for U of C West Campus lands
James Robertson, West Campus Development Trust

June 7/Globe and Mail
Painter turns to franchise expert to sell his concept
Craig Elias, Haskayne School of Business