University of Calgary

$100-Billion 'Northern Corridor' Would Bring Affordable Food To Arctic

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2016 | Canada Business

Private sector could cover cost, report says.

End Canadian Content Quotas, Report Urges

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.25.2016 | Canada Business

Report also recommends CRTC be stripped of some powers.

Raising Corporate Taxes Is A Double-Edged Sword, Warns Study

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Higher corporate taxes reduce rates of economic growth."

Much-Needed Mental Health Money For Alberta Students Up In The Air

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 02.24.2016 | Canada Alberta

Schools may be forced to reduce support for programs already at capacity.

Calgary University Didn't Break Rules With Enbridge Money: Probe

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2015 | Canada Alberta

The oil company donated $2 million to the school.

Calgary Researcher Uncovers Climate Data Through Old Ships' Logs

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.27.2015 | Canada Alberta

"It's actually quite daunting.''

Calgary Students Invent Fridge That Requires No Electricity

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

The invention was inspired by how some animals regulate their body temperature and can help solve global food waste.

Retired Justice Terrence McMahon To Head U Of C Enbridge Review

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Alberta

The review will examine concerns about corporate influence at the institution.

Alberta Universities Up Their Support For Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

"I am a proud U of A student knowing that our community is doing what we can for displaced Syrian people."

University Of Calgary Faces Review Over Donation To Enbridge

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.06.2015 | Canada Alberta

"We believe that academic freedom is a fundamental value of all universities. We've been listening and are taking action."

U Of C's Enbridge Relationship Raises Academic Integrity Concerns

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada Alberta

"If the allegations are true, the University of Calgary administration will have to be held to account.''

Guns Found In False Ceiling At University Of Calgary

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

A student is facing charges after guns were found in a ceiling at the University of Calgary.

10 Canadian Universities With the Best Food | Posted 10.22.2015 | Canada Living

In a world where fast, fresh food is the new norm, universities across the country have stepped up their game to feed large minds and appetites. These universities have proven that restaurant-quality plates are here to stay.

Universities That Censor end up Paying in Court

John Carpay | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia
John Carpay

The law should not allow UVic to become a lesser and distorted version of itself, by denying students the right to peacefully express unpopular opinions. It's time to return universities to their central mandate of educating robust, thinking minds.

Only 6.6 Per Cent Of Alberta Corporate Board Members Are Women

CP | John Cotter/The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

The study commissioned by the Alberta Securities Commission was done by the University of Calgary's Haskayne School of Business.

Virginia Tech Survivor Shares Her Story With Calgarians

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 09.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

The Virginia Tech shooting in 2007 was the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, with 32 dead and 17 wounded. "I wish someone had told me that ...

Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Takes Off, Just Not In Canada

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2016 | Canada Business

CALGARY - Scott Vrooman says he wants Dalhousie University and Queen's University to stop investing in fossil fuel companies so much that he's willing...

► Crash Pads Help Calgary Goslings Survive Their First Fall

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Alberta

The bit of extra safety for these tiny birds.

Executive Salaries FROZEN

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.20.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The University of Calgary has announced a one-year salary freeze for its 50 top executives to help deal with provincial government funding c...

So Long, 'Muffin Stuffers': U of C Bans Offensive Intramural Team Names

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada Alberta

The University of Calgary wants its intramural players to tame down their team names and is asking a student committee to determine the tastefulness o...

University of Calgary Abortion Display Verdict Not a Victory for Free Speech

Samuel Mosonyi | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Alberta
Samuel Mosonyi

The University of Calgary recently reversed the guilty verdict of seven pro-life students who were found guilty of non-academic misconduct for setting up a display with graphic photos comparing abortion to the Holocaust and the Rwandan Genocide. The court decision has been heralded by some as being a victory for free speech on campus. But it's not.

$100 Million University Donation The Largest In Alberta History

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2014 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - The University of Calgary has received the largest donation ever to an Alberta university.Calgary businessman Geoff Cumming is donating $100...

The University of Calgary Club That Built an Electric Motorcycle

David Dodge | Posted 07.05.2014 | Canada Impact
David Dodge

If you go to the University of Calgary you don't suffer from a lack of choice when it comes to Students Union clubs. There are options for everything from swing dancing to politics to Bronies. But the most interesting club in our view is one called Team Zeus. It's only three years old but these undergrads are building an electric racing motorcycle.

1,000 U Of C Students Defer Exams After Stabbing Tragedy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY — One thousand students have elected to defer their final exams at the University of Calgary in the wake of the death of five young people a...

Final Funeral To Be Held For Calgary Stabbing Victims

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY — A service will be held today for the last of the five victims of last week's mass murder in Calgary. Lawrence Hong, who was 27, was to ...