Upcoming Alumni Events
Looking to learn something new or have fun with your former classmates? We’ve got something going on for you!
Exclusive Tour: Deepwater Farms | May 25
Tours are sold out
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Get an inside look into a pioneering urban farm that is revolutionizing agriculture. Bring your family to UCalgary Alumni’s exclusive tour of Deepwater Farms, which produces sustainable and locally sourced fish and leafy greens for some of Calgary’s most popular restaurants. Register early — space is limited!
Idea Exchange: Energy Innovations | May 28
Time: 4:30 – 7 p.m.
Location: Hudson, 200 8 Ave. S.W. (see map)
Cost: It's on us!
The future of energy is among the most important concerns facing Canadians today. How can we meet escalating energy demands and develop the next generation of energy innovations for Alberta and the rest of the world?
Discover how UCalgary is developing game-changing alternative-energy technology to transform the industry.
What Parents Need to Know About Executive Functioning | June 1
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Senate Room at Hotel Alma
Executive functioning skills are a group of skills that allow children to manage their thoughts, actions and emotions in order to “get things done.” These skills include: paying attention, organizing and planning, starting tasks and staying focused on them, regulating emotions, and self-monitoring. Issues with executive functioning can make it hard for children to complete school work and everyday tasks. During this presentation, parents will learn practical strategies to improve their child’s executive functioning skills for greater success at home and school.
NEW DATE: Canadian Museum of Making | June 9
Event rescheduled for June 9
Discover one of the best-kept secrets in the Alberta Foothills — the Canadian Museum of Making! This 20,000-square-foot underground private museum houses an impressive collection of preserved and restored historic machinery and tools. Don’t miss this UCalgary Alumni-exclusive — the Canadian Museum of Making is accessible only by private tour.
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UCalgary alumni are doing amazing things in Calgary and around the world. Check out some of our favourite alumni highlights.
The Path to the Pulitzer
How, exactly, does a UCalgary poli-sci student go from toiling at The Gauntlet to winning a Pulitzer prize for reporting at the New York Times?
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Develop a Passion — Then, Perhaps, Follow It
It’s almost convocation time — a time when new grads are left wondering whether they should follow their passion, their bliss. Or should you start by developing valuable skills that evolve into a passion for a specific field?
Careers in Motion: Meghann Michalsky, BA’14
In our series, Careers in Motion, we bring you interviews with alumni who are innovators, thought leaders and experts in their field. Someone to watch for is contemporary dancer Meghann Michalsky, BA’14, who recently snagged the 2019 RBC Emerging Artist Award at the Mayor’s Lunch for Arts Champions
Celebrating Indigenous Grads at UCalgary’s Pow-wow
UCalgary’s Indigenous Graduation Banquet, now in its 28th year, is one of the few times when not only Indigenous grads and alumni, but friends and community members are invited to mingle, eat, shop and be immersed in Indigenous traditions in an evening Pow-wow