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From left, Bachelor of Health Sciences students Ephraim Hui, Tammy Lu, Peter Liu and Fraser Osiowy of the Cumming School of Medicine are to do research in China this summer as part of a pilot project with Harbin Medical University. Photo by Frans van der Hoorn, PhD, University of Calgary

From left, Bachelor of Health Sciences students Ephraim Hui, Tammy Lu, Peter Liu and Fraser Osiowy of the Cumming School of Medicine are to do research in China this summer as part of a pilot project at Harbin Medical University. In terms of faculty and students, the Chinese university is 10 times the size of the Cumming School of Medicine.  Photo by Frans van der Hoorn, University of Calgary

Cumming School pilot project deepens ties with China Students heading to Harbin Medical University will learn differences in how research is conducted there
U Voices: It's fear and loathing time in Alberta Tom Flanagan, Faculty of Arts, writing in the Globe and Mail
New video series dispels myths around addiction SU Wellness Centre co-presents campus screening, aims to change minds
University rolls out welcome mat for prospective students Close to 1,000 prospective students, family and friends register for recruitment event
MP shares his message about autism with Werklund graduate students Mike Lake highlights skills, abilities and resilience of those with the disorder
U Voices: Alberta health-care levy no cure for health system Herb Emery, School of Public Policy, writing for Troy Media

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Jithamala Caldera, a graduate student in the Schulich School of Engineering, is developing a new common global scale to measure disaster severity. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

Jithamala Caldera, a graduate student in the Schulich School of Engineering, is developing a new common global scale to measure disaster severity. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

Schulich graduate student develops severity scale for natural disasters Jithamala Caldera, who lived through the Sri Lanka tsunami, helps gauge need for international assistance
University welcomes federal investment in research and students $1.33 billion in new funding committed to university research and innovation
Innovative program helps young adults with autism connect with peers Werklund partners with The Ability Hub to study change in social skills
Researchers use art to create picture of indigenous youth in child welfare Young men and women paint, write and sculpt about their experiences; exhibit runs through April 25
Study confirms effectiveness of new stroke treatment Hotchkiss researchers at the forefront of breakthrough clot retrieval procedure
HBI researchers solve a 30-year-old mystery of neuronal regulation Discovery may lead to advances in understanding age-related conditions and epilepsy

U in the News

Apr. 27 2015
The Energy Collective Supreme Court leaves room for state regulation of... James Coleman, Faculty of Law
Apr. 26 2015
Global Calgary video Chelsea Schuster talks about the DNA Dash Chelsea Schuster, Rare Genomics Institute
Apr. 26 2015
Calgary Sun Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith speaks... Danielle Smith, Alumna
Apr. 24 2015
Globe and Mail Car-loving Calgary considers a 167-unit condo -... Noel Keough, Faculty of Environmental Design
Apr. 25 2015
Globe and Mail Former PM Jean Chrétien to meet with Vladimir... Rob Huebert, Faculty of Arts
Apr. 27 2015
Calgary Herald Calgary doctor caught in middle of earthquake Christine Gibson, Cumming School of Medicine
Apr. 24 2015
CBC Calgary Calgary students design innovative laneway house John Brown, Faculty of Environmental Design
Apr. 26 2015
Metro Calgary Post-secondary cuts won’t be equal, come 2016,... Dru Marshall, Provost
Apr. 23 2015
Calgary Sun Calgary student-athletes to be supported by newly... Linda and the late John Forzani, Donors; Greg Vavra, Ron Wuotila, Dinos
Apr. 23 2015
Western Producer Farmers fume over surface rights board... Shaun Fluker, Faculty of Law

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Campus Connection

Student volunteers and supporters don T-shirts in support of STEM Let’s Talk Science program delivers hands-on lessons in science and technology
Bruce Kuwabara to present nine strategies for future cities Renowned Canadian architect to speak at the Downtown Campus Wednesday
56th annual Bermuda Shorts Day takes place Wednesday Reminder of road closures, effects on parking and on transit services
Celebrate Earth Day with campus cleanup April 24 Join in a springtime tradition, including a barbecue lunch, hosted by Facilities