People

Brilliant minds and open hearts

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Absolute Legend Katie Ohe

A catalyzing force for more than 60 years, artist Katie Ohe, Hon. LLD’01, continues to shape the future of contemporary art in Alberta

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BEST IN CLASS

Arch Awards: Six for the Win  

Superstars in health care, education and community leadership, these remarkable winners of the UCalgary Alumni Association’s 37th annual Arch Awards make us proud

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SPRINGBOARD

UCalgary's Dance Dance Revolution

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

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Q&A: RADICAL ACTS

Donor Heather Culbert’s Drive to Thrive 

The co-chair for the Calgary Cancer Centre’s OWN.CANCER campaign may have beaten cancer, but she’s all too familiar with the devastating effects of a disease whose outcomes she’s determined to help change 

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PEOPLE

10 Things we Like About Mark Tewksbury 

Olympic athlete, activist, actor and motivational speaker, Mark Tewksbury, LLD’10, finds purpose in empowering others to lead — and joy in the Mediterranean, the Elbow River and his supportive husband 

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Joshua Whitehead

An undeniable force of talent and empathy, Indigiqueer writer and doctoral candidate Joshua Whitehead is an original on paper and in person

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SILVER LININGS

Spring Summer 2021

It’s been a tough year to cultivate feelings of accomplishment, not to mention find fun — but, as these resilient students, faculty and alumni prove, the pandemic has also inspired a world of joyful detours

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Q+A RADICAL ACTS

Spirit of the Law

At the age of 96, Agnes Cooke — farm girl, former nurse and enthusiastic philanthropist — aims to be the change she wants to see

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10 THINGS WE LIKE ABOUT YOU

Temple Grandin

Even if you saw her self-titled Hollywood biopic starring Claire Danes, there are likely a few things you didn’t know about renowned animal-husbandry expert and autism activist Dr. Temple Grandin, who makes UCalgary’s vet-med school a second home whenever she can

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