University of Calgary

June 17, 2013

Convocation 2013

Looking back at Convocation Week 2013 View Slideshow
Graduation ceremonies at University of Calgary, in photos and social media.

Research

Two Social Work students win Best Paper awards at international conference
Hongmei Tong, Liza Lorenzetti recognized at Chinese University of Hong Kong research symposium.

Researchers investigate role of corticosterone in signaling fetal distress
Healthy, full-term babies synthesize a different stress hormone than their mother.

News

Your invitation to Stampede events at the university
President Cannon invites students, faculty and staff.

Professor recognized with 2013 Outstanding Engineer Medal
Raj Rangayyan’s work in signal and image analysis honoured by Canadian engineers.

Team Alberta breaks ground on new student-built solar house
University of Calgary, Mount Royal University form partnership for 2013 Solar Decathlon competition.

Myth-busting workshop aims to get girls hooked on computer science
Calgary event introduces high school students to exciting, challenging field.

Chemistry PhD candidate lands fellowship on CBC Radio’s The Homestretch
Student will work as a reporter, researcher, production assistant.

Long road from Cuba to dream job as scientist in Canadian oilpatch
Biological science student receives PhD, Canadian citizenship, role as environmental researcher.

Campus Connection

Spotlight on Sustainability: Dianne Draper, geography professor
Geographer covers the map helping inform sustainable decisions.

MacKimmie Tower construction update
Transforming an old library into a new administrative hub for the University of Calgary.

Newsmakers

July 16/Metro Calgary
Alberta’s post-secondary research institute to open this year: Minister
Jon Meddings, Faculty of Medicine

July 16/Calgary Herald
Blind Calgary climber reaches Everest Base Camp
Shabudin Hussein, Alumni

June 14/Calgary Sun
University of Calgary researcher offers a Wii solution in stroke rehabilitation Watch Video
Sean Dukelow, Faculty of Medicine

July 16/Vernon Morning Star
Woo living Green Dream
Jeremy Woo, Haskayne School of Business

June 14/Calgary Herald
Dispatch: Students from 64 countries talk sustainable energy in Norway
Keiver Tremblay, Faculty of Arts

June 14/Calgary Herald
Den’s a star in astronomer's universe
Phil Langill, Faculty of Science

June 14/Metro Calgary
After a stroke at 19, Calgary physician nearly a neurologist at 31
Janel Nadeau, Faculty of Medicine