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Cumming leaders talk about Creating the Future of Health First in series of TED-style public lectures sells out
Honorary degree recipient announced for November 2014 convocation A message to the campus community from the chancellor and president
Students take front-row seats to watch the solar system in action Campus viewing hosted by Rothney Astrophysical Observatory, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Cumming School of Medicine to host national Gairdner lectures Students, faculty, staff and trainees invited to attend Minds that Matter symposium Oct. 28 featuring three Gairdner award winners
Government of Canada invests $4.3 million for Canada Research Chairs Five faculty members recognized for outstanding scholarship and international reach
High-altitude conference in Chile inspires ideas for joint research Studying the impact of low blood oxygen at high altitude offers clues to other conditions tied to hypoxia

Research

Haley Britz, a PhD student in the Cumming School of Medicine who was recently awarded a Killam Pre-Doctoral Scholarship, studies the bones in mice for clues about osteoporosis. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

Killam scholarship winner studies costly and common bone disease Haley Britz looks for clues about osteoporosis in the microarchitecture of bones
Students use DNA markers to check labelling of fish products Ecology project gives undergrads authentic research experience
Shedding light on the cause of pre-eclampsia in pregnant women University's Jay Cross and team from Stanford explain the pathway which leads to devastating condition
University moves up to sixth position in top 50 research ranking Ranking measures financial input, research output and impacts
Study shows nature's specialists are an important source of biodiversity Increased inquiry required into extinction-prone specialized species
Appointment launches new era in energy research at University of Calgary Schulich School of Engineering’s Steven Bryant to lead campus team of researchers exploring nanoscience solutions

U in the News

Oct. 24 2014
Red Orbit video New fossil research solves the 50-year mystery of... Darla Zelenitsky, Faculty of Science
Oct. 24 2014
Global Calgary video Partial solar eclipse thrills Calgary sun watchers Jeroen Stil, Faculty of Science
Oct. 23 2014
Metro Calgary University of Calgary students, officials join... Tom Hickerson, Vice-Provost (Libraries and Cultural Resources)
Oct. 24 2014
Mail on Sunday Highest Ice Age human camp discovered in Peruvian... Sonia Zarrillo, Faculty of Arts
Oct. 23 2014
Globe and Mail University of Calgary, Beijing centre partner on... President Elizabeth Cannon; John Chen, Schulich School of Engineering
Oct. 23 2014
Calgary Herald Innovators learn to guard IPs Hua Song, Schulich School of Engineering
Oct. 22 2014
CBC Calgary Eyeopener audio Deploying CF-18s to Kuwait Rob Huebert, Faculty of Arts
Oct. 23 2014
Calgary Herald Energy companies remain on alert for attacks Gavin Cameron, Faculty of Arts
Oct. 23 2014
Financial Post University of Calgary to open an energy research... Elizabeth Cannon, President; John Chen, Schulich School of Engineering
Oct. 21 2014
Airdrie Echo Spider hitches a ride with local family Rob Longair, Faculty of Science

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Campus Connection

View partial solar eclipse at pop-up observatory on campus Rothney Astrophysical Observatory to bring tips and tools to viewing event Thursday
The history of energy in the Americas Big goals, international scope for two-day conference
Exhibition of Maya textiles opens today in the Nickle Galleries Weaving together Maya clothing and campus experts to discuss history of textiles
Free WordFest events showcase great writers, breadth of subject matter Main and downtown campuses host festival starting Oct. 14