New stories from the campaign trail
While leaps have been made, girls and women remain wildly underrepresented in STEM fields. Support from a diamond exploration company aims to spark progress.
Milestone gift fuels innovation and discovery in science
$3.24 million gift from Parex Resources Inc. and alumnus Wayne Foo establishes new innovation Fellowships.
A Legacy of Love
Inspired by her late father’s immense resilience and kindness, UCalgary alumna Vien Huynh-Lee, BA’00, finds peace in seeing his legacy grow.
Support for third annual Giving Day surpasses $1M goal
Faculty, staff and alumni demonstrate purposeful, passionate giving during 24-hour fundraiser in support of Energize campaign
When Good Bugs Go Bad
Dr. Braedon McDonald, MD’13, PhD’13, is that rare breed of researcher and physician whose desire to help people fight infection in the ICU fuels his drive to uncover critical solutions.
'I give because of my mom'
On Giving Day, and every day, UCalgary donors are united by meaningful personal stories rooted in passion for igniting change in the world
Dr. Ian Gates, BSc (Eng)’90, PhD, on what puts UCalgary on the leading edge of global energy solutions.
Major League Thinking
RBC Foundation gives $1M to support Haskayne’s popular Fast Pitch Competition
Innovation is Infectious
Got a life-saving medical device you want to get to market, stat? Dr. Ian Lewis, PhD, did. Learn how the Idea Exchange panellist and UCalgary professor took his revolutionary diagnostic tools from academic to commercial application.
Eight Traits of Entrepreneurial Thinkers
What makes entrepreneurs tick? What do they do differently from anyone else?
Unleashing Students, Unburdening Families
Reach of philanthropic support from David Bissett extends beyond financial benefits. Just ask Mikala Dickson
Fitness devotees give back to support Faculty of Kinesiology rehabilitation program
Long-running program inspires philanthropy, friendship and good health. Harvey Rose has been to Las Vegas more times than he can count, but the visit he most vividly recalls is the one during which he was pushed along the Strip in a wheelchair.
University of Calgary and Glenbow announce historic initiative
Glenbow Western Research Centre at the University of Calgary will increase access, teaching and research opportunities for students, academics and the public.
Campaign 301 - 2018 Progress Report
Read about many of the great things that are happening on campus, in our community and beyond.
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Major gift establishes W.A. Ranches at the University of Calgary
$44 million gift from the Anderson-Chisholm family to transform veterinary education and research.
University of Calgary to build Mathison Hall with $20-million gift
Expansion of Haskayne School of Business moves forward thanks to the generosity of Ronald P. Mathison.
10 Know-Brainers for Aging
Some of healthy aging has to do with genetic luck, but much of it has to do with making smart lifestyle choices every day of our lives — from exercising to learning to tango.
One Billion Ways You’re Sparking Change
You have helped us reach the billion-dollar milestone, and fuel lasting change along the way. Together, we’re transforming UCalgary every day, in every way.
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Support for second-annual Giving Day pushes Energize to $1 billion milestone
Read more about the 24-hour giving initiative that raised the bar on philanthropic giving to UCalgary.
Because of you
This is your university, and your success. Thank you for helping us spark meaningful change.
Fueling Tomorrow's Dreams
Your small moments fuel the big dreams that create a lasting impact on our world. Together, anything is possible.
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A New Age of Smart Living
The Faculty of Environmental Designs’ remarkable Age-in-Place Laneway Housing Project takes another step closer to filling a lifestyle gap.
I, Robot — You, Game-Changer
Teaching and learning in a UCalgary robotics lab opens eyes and minds to potentially life-changing technology.
Breaking ground without breaking skin
Focused ultrasound offers promising alternative to invasive surgery.
Enriching UCalgary’s archives and special collections
National Philanthropy Awareness Week celebrates transformative philanthropy in every form.
Kick-off to National Philanthropy Awareness Week
Today marks the beginning a country-wide celebration of the positive impact that countless charities and their donors and volunteers have on Canada and our world.
Everything is iIluminated
A first-of-its-kind combined degree program makes one student’s dream come true — and opens up a world of possibility in a new global economy.
Learning to let boys be boys
An unprecedented new professorship strives to teach our teachers — and, ultimately, our kids — to rethink what it means to be a boy.
Playing the long game
Dr. Luanne Metz and supporter Diana Joseph dive deep into how philanthropic gifts make a difference to MS research.
Empowering students in engineering and business
For Jack and Louise Lee, helping students pursue education is a way to honour family influences in their own lives.
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New faces of philanthropy
Inspired by family, friends and, ultimately, a passionate belief in a brighter future, these four first-time donors to UCalgary are giving from the heart.
The Changing Story of Lung Cancer
New understanding of lung cancer in its myriad variations is opening doors to precision treatments that are rapidly changing the outcomes of cancer’s deadliest incarnation.
Five faces of philanthropy
Meet five people — from a grieving friend to a grateful ER doctor — who have found meaningful ways to give that deeply reflect who they are and what they care most about.