University of Calgary

September 6, 2013

Welcome Class of 2017

Students bust their dance moves, shop for deals at after-hours Target event
‘Isn’t it everyone’s dream to hang out at the mall after it’s closed?’
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What a week! Campus comes to life as first-years get taste of university life
Follow Orientation Week events in photos, social media.
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Sustainability sees surge in interest during Orientation Week
Hundreds of students sign up for environmental initiatives.

News

‘Live every single day,’ says Mariatu Kamara
Q&A with inspiring survivor of Sierra Leone civil war.

University experts share Canadian oil and mining regulatory experience in Africa
Institute of Resources Law gives advice on industry transparency.

Dinos in Action

Andrew Buckley gets first CIS start Friday in Regina
Reigning conference MVP Eric Dzwilewski out with a broken foot.
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Newsmakers

Sept. 6/Calgary Herald
Housing-poor students plan push for secondary suites
Conner Brown, Students’ Union

Sept. 5/Cochrane Eagle
Justice is his middle name
Morgan Nagel, Faculty of Arts

Sept. 5/Swerve
Earplug Vending Machine, The Palomino Smokehouse
Myke Atkinson, CJSW

Sept. 5/Swerve
What the &*$%?: What qualifies as a "bad" word nowadays?
Darin Flynn, Faculty of Arts

Sept. 5/CBC Homestretch
Child war victim (audio interview)
Mariatu Kamara, Eleven Women Facing War

Sept. 5/National Post
So-called ‘Dutch Disease’ has actually left Canada’s economy much stronger, economist says
Stephen Gordon, School of Public Policy

Sept. 5/CTV Calgary
Calgary man completes four-month 'mission' Watch Video
Simon Engler, Schulich School of Engineering

Sept. 4/The Homestretch
Deathray buildings (audio interview)
Tang Lee, Professor of Environmental Design