University of Calgary

June 12, 2013

Convocation

Sleep-deprived dad gives award-winning oral presentation one day after his baby was born
Science student gets lesson in life stress as he completes biology program.

Teacher applies her Master’s research to exercise in Calgary classrooms
Kids with disabilities benefit from unique ‘SPARK for Learning’ program.

Faculty of Arts activist embodies change as she leaves her mark on campus
‘If I see something that could be changed or improved, I try to make it happen’.

Kinesiology and Education grad a team player in the classroom, on the ice
Brock Nixon appreciated support as he juggled academic, athletic interests.

Education grad lets bursary steer her north to parts unknown
Ex-Students’ Union VP looks forward to total immersion in new career, life.

Denise Clark, Clarence Guenter receive honorary degrees
Celebrating convocation, recognizing excellence and inspiring today’s graduates.

Day 2 of 2013 convocation, in photos and social media View Slideshow
Highlights of graduation ceremonies at University of Calgary.

News

University of Calgary #1 in Canada under 50 years of age
Ranked 16th in the world.

One Yellow Rabbit executive receives Rozsa Award for Excellence in Arts Management
Haskayne School of Business supports the arts with strategic audit, mentoring.

Campus Connection

Update on construction in Administrative Building
Work continues on historic heart of campus.

Newsmakers

June 11/Metro Calgary
Minister deems claims Alberta post-secondary students fleeing province ‘sensational’

June 11/CBC Calgary Eyeopener
Genomic sequencers (audio interview)
Francois Bernier, Faculty of Medicine

June 11/Calgary Herald
Denise Clarke choreographs an honorary doctorate
from U of C

Denise Clarke, Faculty of Arts

June 11/Globe and Mail
Hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser gets long-awaited degree Watch Video
Hayley Wickenheiser, Faculty of Kinesiology

June 10/Edmonton Journal
Eco stars shine at Emerald Awards gala
Mike Mappin, Faculty of Science

June 10/AGCanada
Protecting creeks by protecting groundwater: an expert’s view
Masaki Hayashi, Faculty of Science

In Memoriam

Danielle Kendall, Student, Schulich School of Engineering
Service set for Friday.

John Searchfield, Former Professor, Department of Music
Campus flag at half-mast today.