Our Fall/Winter Issue

With winter almost here, our latest issue, with a focus on the internationalization of education, just might take you to warmer classrooms and beyond. 

Highlights

UCalgary alumni are doing amazing things in Calgary and around the world. Check out some of our favourite alumni highlights.

Lights! Camera! Action! Calgary’s Only Official Oscars Screening Party

Lights! Camera! Action! Calgary’s Only Official Oscars Screening Party

Will it be Roma, Black Panther, Bohemian Rhapsody? Join other movie buffs and a slew of Calgary’s movers and shakers who are expected to walk the red carpet

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Canada’s New Food Guide – Can We All Afford to Follow It?

Canada’s New Food Guide – Can We All Afford to Follow It?

Not only has the guide gone urban for the first time in its 77-year history, but some of us are wondering how we can raise our veggie game and not pay more for groceries.

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Celebrate Our Most Aspiring Alumni

Celebrate Our Most Aspiring Alumni

Considered our Oscars, the six Arch Awards are the highest honour we bestow on our bold and trailblazing alumni. Who will they be in 2019?

Nominations are now open »

Careers in Motion: Craig Kolochuk, BComm’99

Careers in Motion: Craig Kolochuk, BComm’99

With 2018 marking the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, we thought it was time we checked in with alumnus Craig Kolochuk who not only has 20 years of experience in our oil and gas industry, but launched a cannabis-related business last year.

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Career conference 2019

Top 5 Tips for Connecting with the Future of Work

More than 160 alumni and staff received insider advice and tips on future-proofing their careers at UCalgary Alumni’s second annual Grow Your Career Conference on Feb. 2.

Themes of agility, transition, emerging industries, human connection and automation carried throughout the day as experts divulged how to cope with — and excel in — today’s rapidly evolving and uncertain career landscape.

A University Without Borders

UCalgary’s strategic push towards global education stresses the benefits of diversity and inclusion in an aim to deliver excellence.

Diversity, inclusivity and cultural insights are increasingly important elements of a university education as the world becomes more interconnected, says Dr. Janaka Ruwanpura, UCalgary’s vice-provost, international.

Wherever Life Takes You — UCalgary Alumni is There.

The rise of the University of Calgary from a small regional institution to an intellectual hub of global influence parallels that of Canada itself. Of UCalgary’s nearly 180,000 alumni, who hail from 153 countries, approximately 11,200 live abroad. Our alumni body is larger, more diverse (in age and race), and increasingly more engaged than ever before.

Lessons From Tragedy: A 9/11 Survivor’s Message

Seventeen years ago today, alumna Christine Gillies was working on the 87th floor of the World Trade Center when her world sheared and collapsed around her. She and co-worker Yvette Lynch managed to escape and then, this past summer, decided to return to Ground Zero. Together. Does time soften or alter such a harrowing event?

Alumnae Twins Star in Netflix’s Series of Unfortunate Events

We lift the curtain on those hapless Baudelaire siblings, treacherous Count Olaf and the beguiling beginnings behind all those Lemony Snicket books and episodes.

When the identical twins — alumnae Jacqueline and Joyce Robbins — landed the dual roles of the White-Faced Women in this Netflix wonder, it instantly became a series of most fortunate events.