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'Tis the season to smile Spread cheer on campus by doing 12 Acts of Kindness
12 Acts of Kindness, Day 1 Write an inspirational message for someone
Rio 2016 wrestling Olympians visit campus to celebrate their achievements Erica Wiebe and Jasmine Mian recognized for their dedication and perseverance
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women committed to 'standing up' Ceremony and panel to bring attention to gender-based violence and role of community
Energizing Eyes High polls: How you voted Results of all 11 online polls
Participation surpasses 10,000 for Energizing Eyes High consultation President Cannon thanks university community for thoughtful, extensive input

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University of Calgary PhD student Monika Stolar and professor Thomas Baumgartner are part of a group in the Department of Chemistry working to create carbon-based batteries. Their batteries are non-toxic, lightweight, and considerably more stable than those with metallic ion bases. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

University of Calgary PhD student Monika Stolar and professor Thomas Baumgartner are part of a group in the Department of Chemistry working to create carbon-based batteries. Their batteries are non-toxic, lightweight, and considerably more stable than those with metallic ion bases. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary 

UCalgary chemists develop a safer, cheaper generation of batteries for consumers Researchers create compound for organic, non-toxic battery
Beat the instructor! Make cupcakes! Teacher receives international attention for his creative methods Haskayne’s Brent Snider seeks to engage students in operations and supply chain management
Pets and the city: We're learning to live with animals in crowded urban centres UCalgary researchers look at social, government and veterinary policies that shape how we live with our furry friends
'People are more likely to look for opportunities if their backs are against the wall' In a down market, UCalgary expertise and funding helps turn research into commerce
University of Calgary funds collaborative brain and mental health research Projects range in focus, from how mental health affects academic success of adolescents, to the creation of a world-leading epilepsy centre
Peak Scholars bring groundbreaking research to the communities that need it President Elizabeth Cannon recognizes scholars and patent holders for their dedication to entrepreneurship, innovation, and community engagement

U in the News

Dec. 1 2016
Global News Committee suggests penalizing political parties... Melanee Thomas, Faculty of Arts
Nov. 30 2016
University Affairs How the medical school admissions process is... Ian Walker, Cumming School of Medicine
Dec. 1 2016
CBC Edmonton 'Leave law aside:' Alberta professors... Kent Donlevy, Werklund School of Education
Dec. 1 2016
CBC Calgary SIDS linked to smoking, co-sleeping and over-... Shabih Hasan, Cumming School of Medicine
Nov. 30 2016
Calgary Herald Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2016: It's... Robert Thirsk, Chancellor; Janice Heard, Cumming School of Medicine ; Linda and Mike Shaikh, Donors
Nov. 30 2016
Calgary Herald video The rockets' red glare ... over N.W. Calgary Laura Mazzino, Faculty of Science
Dec. 1 2016
Alberta Venture slideshow Al Monaco is the 2016 Business Person of the Year Al Monaco, Alumnus
Nov. 30 2016
Calgary Herald Fortney: Recommendation to remove 'knees... Alice Woolley and Jennifer Koshan, Faculty of Law
Nov. 29 2016
CBC Calgary Optimism and anger as industry and... Trevor Tombe, Faculty of Arts
Nov. 29 2016
Calgary Herald Ex-Stamp running back Cornish disputes CFL stand... Jon Cornish, Gairdner Public Forum on Concussion ; Keith Yeates, Faculty of Arts

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Department of Drama investigates identity and illusion Pirandello’s absurdist classic speaks to contemporary politics, culture, and student life
UCalgary hosts Gairdner public forum on concussion Retired Stampeder Jon Cornish and concussion research leader Keith Yeates to take part in panel discussion
A molecule takes a selfie Quantum Public Lecture speaker Paul Corkum to explore science behind molecule selfies, laser X-rays, and harnessing the world’s shortest flashes of light
Department of Art interprets disability experience creatively Two class projects on display at SPARK Disability Art Festival Nov. 28-Dec. 2