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Alan Hildebrand, an associate professor in the Department of Geoscience, is the lead Canadian scientist on a mission to return an asteroid sample to Earth. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

Geoscientist helps NASA bring asteroid sample back to Earth Alan Hildebrand to lead the science team that’s supplying a laser mapper for the mission
Professor emeritus returns to elementary school to teach Capping off a distinguished academic career, Ed Silver provides enriched math classes to grade 6 students
Getting back in the game - faster New concussion treatment results in less down time for athletes
Pioneering liver cell transplants provide life-saving bridge First patient in Canada to get experimental therapy now nearly two, doing well
Taking addiction awareness to the community Nursing students showcase mental health projects at Calgary Public Library
It's okay to be vulnerable and afraid Q&A with changemaker, alumni team member and facer of fears Pamela Aranas

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PhD candidate Danielle Lynch works in the genomics lab at the Alberta Children's Hospital researching how RNA splicing affects human development. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

Shedding light on the role of RNA splicing in fetal development Researcher Danielle Lynch identifies mutated gene associated with rare childhood disease
A ‘disturbing’ increase in some HPV-related cancers Lorraine Shack co-authors study showing that although cervical cancer is on the decline, cancers of anus and throat are increasing
Three university researchers make global most-cited list William Ghali, Morley Hollenberg, Hude Quan from Cumming School of Medicine among leading science and social sciences researchers
Leader in chronic kidney disease joins University of Calgary Marcello Tonelli appointed research AVP and senior associate dean, Cumming School of Medicine
Werklund graduate student wins award for brain injury research Aiofe Freeman-Cruz looks into the lack of support available to families with a parent affected by an acquired brain injury
Postdoctoral scholars take part in mock faculty application event First-of-its-kind training initiative brings scholars together to experience rigours of applying for an academic faculty position

U in the News

Jul. 27 2014
The Weather Network video Crew of six return from four-month (mock) Mars... Simon Engler, Schulich School of Engineering
Jul. 29 2014
Toronto Sun 'Disturbing' crime trends in Caribbean... Cameron Ross, School of Public Policy
Jul. 28 2014
CBC The National video First World War letter helps family learn about... Libraries and Cultural Resources
Jul. 27 2014
Calgary Herald video Father's love written on wing of downed WW1... Libraries and Cultural Resources
Jul. 28 2014
CBC The Homestretch audio Military Museums displays First World War... Libraries and Cultural Resources
Jul. 25 2014
The Washington Post New study suggests feathers weren't just for... Darla Zelenitsky, Faculty of Science
Jul. 25 2014
CounterPunch Seduced by surveillance Tom Keenan, Faculty of Environmental Design
Jul. 23 2014
The Western Producer Ear tag sensor may help track eating habits,... Barbara Wolfger, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Jul. 22 2014
The New Yorker Getting over procrastination Piers Steel, Haskayne School of Business
Jul. 23 2014
CBC Calgary Eyeopener audio Fireball flashes across Calgary sky Phil Langill, The Rothney Observatory

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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
Alberta artists portray lasting legacy of military conflicts Decommissioned weapons, first-hand accounts and recreations of naval ships evoke memories of war