Upcoming Alumni Events
Looking to learn something new or have fun with your former classmates? We’ve got something going on for you!
UCalgary Arts Presents: Oh the Fun We've Had Square Dancing | August 1
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Location: UCalgary Downtown Campus - 906 8th Ave S.W.
Cost: $10 (includes breakfast)
Join us for a promenade into the history of square dancing in Calgary. Dr. Barbara Schneider, PhD, and Dr. Liza McCoy, PhD, explore square dancing’s roots in our city. After pancakes we will get you do-si-do’ing with square dancing’s local talent.
UCalgary Alumni is proud to sponsor this event.
Rethinking the Closet: Gay Life Before Stonewall with George Chauncey | August 23
Time: 6 p.m. (reception to follow)
Location: Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Central Library (map)
Cost: It's on us!
Presented by the Calgary Institute for the Humanities
Proudly Supported by UCalgary Alumni
The inaugural Calgary Institute for the Humanities LGBTQ Lecture hosts Dr. George Chauncey, PhD, author of the groundbreaking study, Gay New York. Chauncey will present a follow-up to his acclaimed book with a look at gay culture in New York between the Second World War and the 1969 Stonewall uprising.
2019 Chancellor's Ride | September 8
University of Calgary’s Chancellor Deborah Yedlin is hosting a cycling event to support the Chancellor’s Scholarship Fund that provides four-year full-ride scholarships to exceptional students. Together, we will make a difference for students through your support of the Chancellor's Scholarship Fund. Ride On!
Anxiety Program for Children | September - December
Time: Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Location: UCalgary Main Campus
Does your child suffer with anxiety? Anxiety is crippling for young children and often times they are unable to find the support they need. Integrated Services in Education (ISE) at the Werklund School of Education, is hosting a four-month clinic-based Anxiety Prevention and Management program for children aged 8 – 11 years.
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Ever Hear... “For Appliances, Press 1; For Doors and Windows...”
Voice production is so integrated into today’s technology that it’s easy to forget that someone, somewhere, has recorded the words we hear. In many cases, that someone — at least in Canada — is voice-over entrepreneur Allison Smith, BFA’86
The Canadian Museum of Making — A Buried Treasure
Ian MacGregor’s 20,000-square-foot underground Canadian Museum of Making in the foothills near Cochrane is the stuff of collectors’ dreams. So, what drives a guy to build his own underground museum?
Careers in Motion: John Reid, BKin’09
In our series, Careers in Motion, we bring you interviews with alumni who are innovators, thought leaders and experts in their field. This month, we chatted with Calgary-based entrepreneur and alumnus John Reid, BKin’09, operating partner and “pilot” of Calgary’s latest party bike operation — Pedal Pub
Do not be a bystander in your own life — and other bits of sage advice