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University of Calgary assistant professor Michael Adorjan, in the Department of Sociology, is studying not only the social network platforms teens are using but also what their experiences are, and messages from parents and teachers about how to manage risk online. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

University of Calgary assistant professor Michael Adorjan, in the Department of Sociology, is studying not only the social network platforms teens are using but also what their experiences are, and messages from parents and teachers about how to manage risk online. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary 

Sociology researcher studies what teens think about cyber-risk, social media and smartphones Michael Adorjan conducts teen focus groups to explore how youth deal with risks they face online
Dinos field hockey team tours Holland Players train for upcoming season and learn new strategies
U Voices: Green groups won't ever give our oil 'social licence,' so let's stop trying to please them Jaana Woiceshyn, Haskayne School of Business, writing in Financial Post
Kinesiology undergrad spends summer studying knee joint injuries in alpine ski racers Michael Christie hopes research into ligament ruptures and their effect on athletes will lead to future studies
Researchers explore benefits of sport beyond physical fitness Faculty and alumni weigh in on why staying active is good for us and our communities
Dinos wrestling alum Erica Wiebe powers to Olympic gold in Rio Impressive string of wins by 'workhorse' sets off celebration in Brazil and on University of Calgary campus

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The University of Calgary's Paul Galpern, assistant professor in the Faculty of Environmental Design, is a landscape ecologist. University of Calgary photo

The University of Calgary's Paul Galpern, assistant professor in the Faculty of Environmental Design, is a landscape ecologist. University of Calgary photo

Iconic monarch butterflies get help from EVDS prof Paul Galpern joins investigation into declining population and their breeding habitat
Researchers use silicon chip technology for fresh insights into Alzheimer's disease Cumming School’s Naweed Syed investigates developmental and neurodegenerative disease
Nursing researcher measures the components of compassion With patient input, Shane Sinclair develops a tool to benchmark delivery of compassionate care
How will self-driving cars impact our traffic, parking and commutes? Schulich researchers at the AMA traffic lab explore attitudes in Alberta towards autonomous vehicles
Vet Med researchers receive federal funding to improve animal and human health outcomes CIHR-supported projects will examine arthritis, infection-causing bacteria and brain-spinal cord circuits
Drones bring new dimension to geographic research UAV pilot training on track to become standard part of studies for geography students

U in the News

Aug. 24 2016
Globe and Mail Tested by wildfire, Alberta startup ponders its... Houston Peschl, Haskayne School of Business
Aug. 23 2016
CBC News Indigenous energy bar takes off in U.S., soon to... George Colpitts, Faculty of Arts
Aug. 23 2016
CBC Homestretch audio Proudly wearing her Olympic medal Allison Beveridge, Faculty of Kinesiology
Aug. 22 2016
Convene TV video Engaging Calgary’s local knowledge economy Jackie Sieppert, Faculty of Social Work
Aug. 22 2016
Global Calgary video Here’s how parents need to approach teen obesity... Kristin von Ranson, Faculty of Arts
Aug. 22 2016
CBC Calgary U of C scholarship to help low income, First... Doug Myhre, Cumming School of Medicine ; Srishti Shrivastav, Pathways to Medicine Scholarship
Aug. 19 2016
660 News video Head of U of C Athletics says the summer games... Christine Stapleton, Dinos
Aug. 22 2016
BBC Earth The monkeys and apes that brave hurricanes and... Mary Susan Pavelka, Faculty of Arts
Aug. 19 2016
CBC Calgary Eyeopener audio Erica Wiebe talks about winning gold in Rio Erica Wiebe, Alumna

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Art, physics and astronomy align in new Nickle Galleries exhibit Scientists join artist Dan Hudson for interactive experience on May 12
Dog-walk your way to health on a Jane's Walk this weekend O’Brien Institute co-leads walk on May 7 to promote physical activity and conversation about shared recreational spaces
University of Calgary co-hosts conference on diversity and human rights Speakers will discuss impacts of sexual violence, Black Lives Matter activism, and more, on post-secondary campuses
Attend an open house and share your ideas on future of campus Events May 25 and 26 allow university stakeholders to weigh in on long-range development plans