One to Watch: Thabo Chinake

Business-savvy, musically gifted and devoted to lifting others through storytelling, Thabo Chinake (a.k.a. KTheChosen) is a rising star and undeniable force of positive change.

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ASKING FOR A FRIEND

Will Stampede Midway Food Spoil My Dinner — and My Health?

From cotton candy noodles to meal worm hot dogs, we pitch a registered dietician and UCalgary prof a few of Stampede’s new midway snacks. She offers her expert thoughts on the potential joy and heartburn of lunch on the grounds.

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SUMMER READING

Five Slightly Unconventional Chick Lit Recommendations

A scholar who literally teaches a course on Chick Lit shares her picks for books that far transcend the bubblegum-pink beach read.

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FEATURE

The Oilsands' Third Act

Can technology lower emissions, preserve the environment and give the oilsands a sustainable future? Stay tuned.

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ONE TO WATCH

One to Watch: Thabo Chinake

Business-savvy, musically gifted and devoted to lifting others through storytelling, Thabo Chinake (a.k.a. KTheChosen) is a rising star and undeniable force of positive change.

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FEATURE

Vet Med Grows Up

Sixteen years in, the faculty has not only hit its stride as one of the leading schools of its kind on the continent, but it's finding solutions to a sticky challenge that has plagued the field for years.

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FEATURE

Touching History 

From a special tree to a residential school, our fleeting natural and built environments are rich with secrets, stories and knowledge that 3D technology can preserve and protect.

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FEATURE

The Kitchen is Always Open

A traditional act of compassion, which elevates contemporary Calgary and defines the heart of the growing Sikh community, has inspired an expanded program of study.

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FEATURE

Ageism is Getting Old

A growing body of research shows the negative impact of treating older persons as hapless “others.” If we’re lucky, it’s a group we’ll join someday. It’s well beyond time to change our perceptions.

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FEATURE

What the %@*# is Open Science 

A growing movement that encourages researchers to fling open their notebooks to the world may prove that sharing is, indeed, caring.

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FRESH THINKING

The Science Behind Your New Kicks

The first rule of running shoe innovation is that you don't talk about running-shoe innovation

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PEOPLE

10 Things We Like About Andrew Phung

Rebounding with verve from a cancelled hit TV show, comedian and UCalgary alumnus Andrew Phung has another gold-star sitcom on his hands, CBC’s Run the Burbs. Here’s how he thinks, unwinds and stays in the now.

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LIFE SKILLS

Kris Demeanor on Finding Peace in Chaos

In a worrisome world that keeps us up at night, the singer-songwriter makes his own kind of music.

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SPRINGBOARD

Light Years Ahead

Five decades of stargazing at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

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BEST IN CLASS

The Collective Good

These stellar citizens were inspired by recent mental, physical and social-justice challenges to improve the well-being of others, relating to COVID-19 and beyond.

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BOOKSHELF

New Books from UCalgary’s Writerly Friends and Faculty 

An accessible yet nuanced exploration of assisted suicide, an intimate, poetic interrogation of restrictive masculinity, and a look at how we might have approached 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic differently have been added to the bookshelf.

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