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One-of-a-Kind Extraordinary Weekend You Won’t Want to Miss

Sure, you could spend the weekend organizing closets or purging your garage, but why? Instead, we’ve designed a remarkable weekend that’s power-packed with family fun, gastronomical adventures, intellectual punch (we are a university, after all)  and other crowd-pleasing favourites. And you’re invited.

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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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Returning to Campus with Kids in Tow

Alumna, author and speaker Joan Chand’oiseau rediscovers what she can do at her alma mater with her family — from an archaeology dig and summer camps to youth-volunteer opportunities.     

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10 Know-Brainers for Aging

From valuable tips on how to age well to a chance to participate in a randomized trial — UCalgary experts give you the goods on exercise, diet, brain games and more.

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Class Projects Can Change the World

Alumna Carolyn Reicher has been awarded a Governor General’s medal for her work with Afghan women — it all began with a course at UCalgary.

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What Happens When You Say “Yes!” to Your Kids

We thought we’d catch up with a local “mompreneur” whose tiny daughter sparked a yoga mat business.

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Behind the Scenes at Dragons’ Den with UCalgary Alumnus

Arash Hosseini, BComm’13, and partner Ali Asghari braved the Dragons in hopes of propelling their startup, PilotsFriend, into the stratosphere.

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Careers in Motion: PK Sound President Jeremy Bridge, BSc (Eng)’05

We chat with the alumnus behind PK Sound about what it’s like to be the speaker company of choice at venues that can require up to 270 speakers.  

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National Music Centre Offers New Backstage Pass

Now available at Studio Bell is a new behind-the-scenes tour that includes recording studios and the legendary Rolling Stones Mobile Studio.

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10 Super Spring Break Ideas for Families

Here is a litany of last-minute boredom-busters that should keep you and your kiddies entertained until every snowbank melts.

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Careers in Motion: Parenting Pro Judy Arnall, BA’88

We discuss parenting issues with Calgary-based child development specialist and author of two books on non-punitive parenting — Discipline Without Distress and Parenting with Patience.

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If There’s More to Learn, Just Keep Going

CEO if the Calgary Counselling Centre Robbie Babins-Wagner, PhD’11, shares her thoughts on scholarships, education and mental health.

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