University of Calgary

June 13, 2013

Convocation

Meet the Sharpes: Mom has Baby #3, #4, and #5 while working on PhD
Faculty of Nursing grad student credits supervisor, program for convocation success.

Energy firm hires Science intern — before he finished his degree
Student learns to juggle demanding schedule along with schoolwork.

Family background influences Science grad’s journey
Involvement in iGEM a highlight for entrepreneurial student.

Optimistic drive to help others shapes medicine grad’s journey
Meaghan Hagerty committed to peer mentoring.

Medicine student from Tanzania takes global exchange to new level
Convocating PhD follows collaborative path in training, research.

Rudolph Marcus, Marlene Smadu receive honorary degrees; André Buret, Nancy Moules awarded Order of University
Celebrating convocation, recognizing excellence and inspiring today’s graduates.

Wickenheiser leads parade of Dinos grads at convocation
More than 70 degrees for student-athletes and athletic therapy students.

Day 3 of 2013 convocation, in photos and social media View Slideshow
Highlights of graduation ceremonies at University of Calgary.

Research

Funding helps professor search for ways to repair spinal cord injuries in infants
NSERC grant supports Patrick Whelan’s study in use of ‘monoamines’ to restore movement after injury.

Team develops osteoarthritis early detection kit
Test can assist clinicians in developing early intervention strategies.

Campus Connection

2013 engagement survey results show improvement over 2011
President Cannon shares overview of university-wide results at campus town halls.

Newsmakers

June 12/New York Times
Cheetahs’ Secret Weapon: A Tight Turning Radius Watch Video
John Bertram, Faculty of Medicine

June 12/Calgary Herald
U of C researcher casts doubt on theory of water on Mars
Chrisopher Hugenholtz, Faculty of Environmental Design

June 12/Calgary Herald
Online Canadian business is booming
Debi Andrus, Haskayne School of Business

June 12/ Orangeville.com
'Brain safety first' only makes sense (editorial)
Carolyn Emery, Faculty of Kinesiology

June 12/Calgary Herald
Welcome to the science of theatre in Calgary
Denise Clarke, Honorary Doctorate, Faculty of Arts