University of Calgary

January 2009

Anum Ghazanfar leads a tour of visitors to campus, one of the activities that will be recognized in her Co-Curricular Record. Photo: Ken Bendiktsen

Special Report
Engaging Students
Data from 2008 National Suvey of Student Engagement provides foundation for change

The floating classroom
Students will live, work and think as researchers in the rainforest as part of unique new program


Faculty of Nursing's high-tech simulation learning centre opens
Research on how simulation enhances education may be of benefit to other institutions

Client servies team a single point of HR contact

New international student program promotes connections  

Research in Action

Cool solution to global warming
Researchers explore potential to trap CO2 in ice-like hydrate "cages"

Fine Arts

Shakespeare 2.0
MFA student puts a modern spin on classic play

Learning2.0: Innovations in Education

Learning on the brain
New undergrad neuroscience program offers interdisciplinary experience

Colour-blind no more
New book provides strategies for successfully teaching in culturally diverse classrooms

Your Alumni

A Canadian foundation leads to a global experience
Graham Perkins has found the city and the career of his dreams

United Way on Campus

Rewards of volunteering
Veterans of United Way campaign encourage others to get involved

Experiential Learning

Education has real-world applications
African experience preapres Communication and Culture student for development work term


To the Point
Hot Off the Press