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The work that’s changing the world

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The Oilsands' Third Act

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

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Ageism is Getting Old

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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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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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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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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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Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch

Cutting-edge wearable tech can tell us a lot about our habits and health, and what we might need to feel better and live longer

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Open Science

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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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Light Years Ahead

Five decades of stargazing at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

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The Outdoor Centre Turns 45 and Remains Future-focused

It’s been enabling outdoor adventure through accessible and affordable gear and education since the 1970s and it’s only getting bigger and better

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Better Aging With Pets

Should animal companionship — a proven boon for older adults — be a privilege or a health-care imperative?

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Into the Wild with David Lertzman

Sometimes, learning to lead happens halfway up a mountain. A singular program, which recently lost an extraordinary professor, guides business students to become their best selves

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Wearable Tech and the Future of Health 

Cutting-edge wearable tech can tell us a lot about our habits and health, and what we might need to feel better and live longer

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Whose Job is it to Teach Kids to Care about Indigenous Trauma and Culture? 

A parent explores how UCalgary’s Werklund School of Education is answering that question

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When Fabricio Met Theresa

Becoming a nurse calls for an extraordinary level of knowledge plus practice, courage — and belief in the needs of a family of radically realistic manikins

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Making Magic

Advancements in the field of psychedelic medicine have put magic mushrooms at the vanguard of a renaissance that could transform healthcare

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The Art of Boxing

It seems fair to say that men haven’t typically been encouraged to discuss the contents of their hearts — a new research project aims to change that with an eye to improving mental health

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UCalgary's Dance Revolution

Twenty-five years in, a UCalgary dance education is more dynamic and valuable than ever

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The Great Divide

Whether or not they choose to be with an individual in their final moments, residents at the Cumming School of Medicine are trained to care for those who have a legal right to end their life. It’s a complex and exceptionally personal path for the patient at the heart of such a decision — and a profound experience for the doctor who chooses to be there

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All You Can’t Eat

Certainly, there’s more than enough food in the world to feed us all — but ensuring nobody goes hungry takes strategic vision, compassion and an appetite to upend the status quo

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A Half Century of Wagonstage

UCalgary’s summer-stock children’s theatre troupe turns 50 — and the wheels keep turning

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