Upcoming Alumni Events
Looking to learn something new or have fun with your former classmates? We’ve got something going on for you!
5 Days of Holiday Giveaways | Dec. 17 – 21, 2018
To celebrate the holiday season and the spirit of giving and gratitude, we have a surprise for you — alumni will have the opportunity to win a different gift package each day as part of our 5 Days of Holiday Giveaways!
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Webinar: Let Food be thy Medicine: Diet and Disease | Jan. 11, 2019
Time: 12 – 1 p.m. MST
Learn more about the risks of poor diet, and how changes in nutrition policy could better support the health of all Canadians. In this webinar, Dr. Norman R.C. Campbell, MD, will review some of the issues Canadians face when trying to eat healthy food and what types of food policies are required to improve the food environment in Canada.
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The Neuropsychology of Mathematics: Taking the mystery out of math learning | Jan. 15, 2019
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. MST
Location: MacEwan Hall, University of Calgary
Come explore how young children learn basic mathematics skills, from a brain-based educational perspective, for a variety of audiences. Dr. Steven Feifer, EdD, will explore the role of primary neurocognitive processes involved in the acquisition of significant foundational number skills. You’ll learn how to integrate this exciting new knowledge in your support of children’s math learning.
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Dig In! Your DNA | Jan. 17, 2019
Time: 7 – 8:30 a.m. MST
Cost: $10, includes coffee and breakfast.
Location: Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters, 102 8 (Stephen) Ave S.W.
Direct-to-consumer DNA services — such as 23andMe — have made genetic testing increasingly accessible. Just ship off a saliva sample and you can uncover the mystery of your ancestry or catch a glimpse of diseases and conditions that may be lurking in your genetic makeup. But are these tests worth it? Join us for an intriguing conversation about the advantages and disadvantages of direct-to-consumer genetic testing.
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UCalgary alumni are doing amazing things in Calgary and around the world. Check out some of our favourite alumni highlights.
Alumni A Cappella All-Stars Keep Hitting The High Notes
With the Heebee-jeebees celebrating 25 years, we dive into their valuable education and how they keep racking up hit after hit.
What Makes a Perfect Day?
Whether it’s over a mug of glogg or at a candlelit choir service, people celebrate the holiday season in unique and memorable ways.
Competition: Where Are We?
Think you know your way around campus? Figure out my cryptic whereabouts in this tricky contest and you could walk away with a $70 gift certificate.
King of Montreal’s Hidden Histories
Careers in Motion: We chatted with Montreal-based arts entrepreneur Donovan King, MFA’04, who juggles almost as many jobs as there are ghosts in what Mark Twain once dubbed as “The City of a Hundred Steeples.”