University of Calgary

Alberta University Steps Up For Muslims After Hateful Posters Hit Campus

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada Alberta

Police are investigating the posters.

Ban Ki-moon Praises Canada's Openness To Refugees

CP | Lauren Krugel | Posted 08.14.2016 | Canada Politics

The UN Secretary-General said he was grateful for the "generous and compassionate'' commitment of the Canadian government to resettle tens of thousands of Syrian refugees.

U Of C Junior Basketball Coach Charged With Sexual Exploitation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Alberta

She appeared in court this week.

University Of Calgary Caved To Hackers And Paid A Huge Ransom

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 06.07.2016 | Canada Alberta

The school's IT department is still working to recover data.

$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 10.16.2016 | 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.