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Magazine  |  Fall/Winter 2019  |  Out & About

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Who says learning stops after convocation? UCalgary alumni reconnect all over the world for various networking and educational opportunities. Learn about upcoming events.

Links & Drinks: World Wide Work

Links and Drinks: World Wide Work

Four alumni shared tips on working around the globe (L-R): Deb Cummings, MEd’17; Michael Algra, BSc (Eng)’13; Paula Worthington, BA’01; Mark Blackwell, BComm’11.

Idea Exchange

Idea Exchange  In Toronto to discuss the mighty roles our microbiome plays in our health were (L-R): Margaret Newall, Hon. LLD’03; UCalgary Chancellor Deborah Yedlin; Walter Cavalieri, BSW’86.

In Toronto to discuss the mighty roles our microbiome plays in our health were (L-R): Margaret Newall, Hon. LLD’03; UCalgary Chancellor Deborah Yedlin; Walter Cavalieri, BSW’86.

The World Uncorked

The World Uncorked

This inaugural “culinary adventure around the world” saw 60 guests pack Donna Mac restaurant in Calgary (L-R): Associate VP Alumni Engagement and Partnerships, Michael Sclafani; Anila Lee Yuen, BSc’06; Caroline Saunders, British C

Dig In!

Dig In!

This bimonthly breakfast series recently “dug into your DNA” (L-R): Dr. François Bernier, MD, Dept. Head of Medical Genetics; Leigh Hurst, BA’98; Dr. Elisabeth Woolner, MD’88.

Volunteer Leadership Summit

Volunteer Leadership Summit

Saluting the thousands of volunteers who help with alumni programs were (L-R): Emily Aalbers; Nauman Anwar, MBA’11; Kai Hochhausen, BA’05, MBA’14 ; Nuvyn Peters, VP, Development and Alumni Engagement.

Nursing Alumni Luncheon

Nursing Alumni Luncheon

At this year’s annual do (L-R): Dr. Jacqueline Smith BN’09, PhD’15; keynote speaker Margaret Trudeau; Zeeyaan Somani, BN’18; Sarah Dewell, BN’07; Jenna Nguyen (current BN student).

Alumnight

Alumnight

Celebrating the class of 2019 with a post-grad bash at Saltlik were alumni (L-R): Stephan Guscott, BSc’17; Nina Rehill, BA’16; Tyler Mah, BSc’10.

Arch Awards

Arch Awards

CBC journalist and UCalgary alumna Rosa Marchitelli, BA’95, emceed the 2019 Arch Awards and snapped a quick selfie of the audience at the new Central Library.


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Who Will Help Mom?

Who Will Help Mom?

Over the next 20 years, Canada’s seniors’ population is expected to grow by 68 per cent and we, as a nation, are not ready. In fact, experts say we are facing a multifaceted economic, social and health-care crisis as our elder population grows. What are our priorities and what is UCalgary doing about the splintered system that exists today?

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2019 Arch Award Recipients

2019 Arch Award Recipients

Meet six remarkable alumni who are blazing trails across our skies, creating spaces for us to marvel at, championing rights for Indigenous people, leading coalitions of people, innovating new tech platforms and building bridges across global organizations. Although this year’s recipients walked the red carpet at the recent Arch Awards, their stories bear a replay.

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Notebook

Notebook

How did alumna Susanne Craig, BA’91, Hon. LLD’19 go from being a campus newspaper reporter to winning the Pulitzer; why language is critical, especially in the LGBTQ2S+ community; alumni star in a new movie; what, exactly, is Rococo Punk?

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Can't Get Enough?

Take the ultimate tour of campus with President Ed McCauley, meet the 2019 Arch Award recipients and find out what UCalgary is doing about the coming health-care crisis as our elder population grows. All this and more in the Fall/Winter 2019 Alumni Magazine. 

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