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Students get into the spirit for the 2014 edition of Orientation Week. Among the highlights this year will be the Student Induction Ceremony, the Common Reading Program, and the President’s Barbecue. Photo by Jaekyun Im

Students get into the spirit for the 2014 edition of Orientation Week. Among the highlights this year will be the Student Induction Ceremony, the Common Reading Program, and the President’s Barbecue. Photo by Jaekyun Im

'Be a Changemaker' theme of Fall Orientation Week Highlights include Student Induction Ceremony, President’s Barbecue, Faculty Orientations, Dinos vs. Golden Bears Kickoff
U Voices: A Whopper of a deal for Canada Jack Mintz, School of Public Policy, writing in the Financial Post
Resist temptation to over-program your children after school How much is too much when organizing activities?
Exploring the role of energy allocation in host-pathogen dynamics New study by Ed McCauley and colleagues uses mathematical biology to shed light on the complex interactions between immune systems and pathogens
Funding backs researcher's quest to predict and prevent sudden death Operating grant from CIHR supports ‘REFINE ICD’ trial to grow to 150 study sites
Getting back to school and off the couch Werklund postdoc says keeping kids active helps them stay healthy both physically and mentally

Research

PhD student in computer science, Madeena Sultana, is studying how human social behaviours may serve as a basis for developing novel security technologies. Photo supplied by Madeena Sultana

PhD student in computer science, Madeena Sultana, is studying how human social behaviours may serve as a basis for developing novel security technologies. Photo supplied by Madeena Sultana

Vaniers: Madeena Sultana uses computer science to enhance security PhD student explores biometric security and using social and behavioural traits for identification and access control
Vaniers: Winner unlocks mysteries of how brain controls movement Kinesiology researcher Hendrik Enders gets an answer to the question, 'Are you good?'
Bantings: Joseph Lemire tackles antibiotic-resistant infections Q&A with researcher studying how metals like silver and copper work as antimicrobials
Vaniers: Muhammad Ali Khan leverages power of mathematics PhD student uses discrete geometry to find optimal solutions to real-life large-scale problems
Vaniers: Kady Lyons dives into shark and ray conservation Contaminant research explores how marine animals transfer industrial compounds to their offspring
Eleven Vanier scholarship recipients announced for 2014 University’s highest-ever number of Vanier awards in a single year

U in the News

Aug. 26 2014
SooToday.com First Nations say Alberta silencing their voice Nigel Bankes, Faculty of Law
Aug. 25 2014
The Ledger Independent NFL, FIFA join forces to evaluate concussions Willem Meeuwisse, Faculty of Kinesiology
Aug. 22 2014
Global Calgary video Health FYI: Parents with traumatic brain injuries Aiofe Freeman-Cruz, Werklund School of Education alumna
Aug. 23 2014
Aug. 23 2014
Fitness Magazine Change your running terrain Reed Ferber, Faculty of Kinesiology
Aug. 23 2014
The Telegraph Indians attempt quantum clean-up experiment to... Barry Sanders, Faculty of Science
Aug. 18 2014
Q With Jian Ghomeshi audio Bearotica: Why the 1976 novel 'Bear' is... Aritha van Herk, Faculty of Arts
Aug. 22 2014
Calgary Herald Some post-secondary programs facing steep tuition... Dru Marshall, Provost and Vice-President (Academic); Levi Nilson, Students' Union
Aug. 21 2014
Calgary Sun Calgary Dinos football team hold high hopes for... Blake Nill, Eric Dzwilewski, Andrew Buckley, Doctor Cassama, Cyril Iwanegbe, Adam Konar, Mercer Timmis, Dinos

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Campus Connection

Do you know where you are on the health continuum? Students, faculty and staff invited to drop in and participate in free health checkup
Public invited to archaeological expedition at Cluny Donation from Golder Associates launches first year of university's Program for Public Archaeology
Biogeoscience Institute open house puts science into context July 13 event gives families a hands-on learning experience about Canadian Rockies and Foothills
Venture capitalist sees opportunity in greening Alberta's economy Andrew Heintzman will explore the intersection of economics and environment at campus event June 3