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UCalgary Alumni’s podcast, Peer Review, features grads in conversation about great moments, big ideas and post-university life.

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Front-of-line access to Broadway

NEW! UCalgary alumni get advanced ticket access to Broadway performances in Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Winnipeg and Ottawa.

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UCalgary Alumni Magazine is published twice yearly in print and online. Check out the latest issue, in print and online now.

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Augmented reality – more than just Snapchat filters and Pokémon Go

Alumnus Jeff LaFrenz, BSc’85, MSc’88, is at the helm of this leading-edge technology that’s transforming business, from engineering and construction to medicine and finance. 

Dig In... to augmented reality

Theatre alumnus creates Bleeding Art

From demons and werewolves to “goo-burping tentacle beasts,” Leo Weiser’s, BFA’88, locally based special effects studio has it all. 

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Careers in Motion: Jordan Flagel, Exec. Director of TREE

This month, our featured alumnus is Jordan Flagel, BA’11, who is currently working in the rainforests of Belize, Guyana and Jamaica. How many people can say they’ve seen a black jaguar in their “office” before?

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How alumni are helping spark the Energize campaign

It’s been a stellar year for the University of Calgary’s $1.3 billion Energize campaign — which means it’s been an incredibly transformative year on campus, in Calgary and beyond. We invite you to find illumination and inspiration in the annual edition of our Energize progress report, Campaign 201.

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Back to School — But Far, Far Away

An increasing number of university grads are checking out of Calgary and checking in somewhere else. We catch up with three newly minted teachers who are now abroad. 

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Careers in Motion: Actor-Alumna Jamie Konchak Takes Us Behind the Curtain

She saw Annie the year she was born and, legend has it, Jamie Konchak broke into song, wailing “tomorrow, tomorrow.” The rest, as they say, is history. 

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UCalgary Alumni Magazine

UCalgary Alumni Magazine is published twice yearly in print and online. Check out the latest issue, in print and online now. 

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