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.

Alumni A Cappella All-Stars Keep Hitting The High Notes

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.

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What Makes a Perfect Day?

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.

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Competition: Where Are We?

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. 

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King of Montreal’s Hidden Histories

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.” 

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Around Campus

Get the latest news from around the University.

Dr. Ed McCauley to be next president and vice-chancellor of the University of Calgary

Dr. Ed McCauley to be next president and vice-chancellor of the University of Calgary

The Board of Governors of the University of Calgary has selected Dr. Ed McCauley, PhD, as the university's ninth president and vice-chancellor. Currently the university’s vice-president (research), McCauley will move into the role on Jan. 1, 2019.
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Become a UCalgary Senator

UCalgary Senators are connectors between the university and our community and are passionate about teaching and learning, research and innovation. As a UCalgary ambassador, you have a chance to share our accomplishments and raise our profile. The current application period will close on January 11, 2019. 
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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.