UCalgary alumni newsletter

November 2016

Top 40 Under 40

UCalgary has Strong Presence at This Year’s Awards
Read on to meet this year’s crop of disruptors, innovators, rebels and artists. Be forewarned: You’re bound to feel humbled and inspired by this two-part series.

Discover more: Part 1 » and Part 2 »

Law Exclusives

Passion for Helping People Drives Nurse-turned-Lawyer
Ashlea Richard, JD’13, loves helping people. Before she became a lawyer, she completed her BA in history, as well as her BSc in nursing. It was during her nursing studies that Richard’s parents got divorced, which sparked her interest in the intersection of law, family, and health care.
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40 for 40

40 for 40: Help Build a Lasting Legacy for UCalgary Law
Fashion designer Stella McCartney once said, “Everyone can do simple things to make a difference, and every little bit really does count.” It’s this same philosophy that drives the Faculty of Law’s “40 for 40” campaign, to build a lasting legacy during the law school’s 40th anniversary.
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Women in Law Leadership Awards

Alumnae Honoured with 2016 Women in Law Leadership Awards
Sandy Vander Ziel, JD'00 and Jennifer Koshan, LLB'88, were named winners of 2016 Women in Law Leadership (WILL) Awards, presented by The Counsel Network and The Association of Women Lawyers. Sandy won the award for Leadership in the Community and Jennifer won the award for Leadership in the Profession (Broader Roles).
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Alumni & Campus News
Arch Awards

2016 Arch Awards — Join us!!
Educational trailblazers, entrepreneurial mavericks, medical innovators and other outstanding alumni will be celebrated on Nov. 9 at our annual awards evening.
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Make a Difference at Your Alma Mater
As UCalgary celebrates its 50th anniversary, alumni are invited to share their input on how to energize the Eyes High strategy for the next five years. Your feedback matters to us — please complete this short survey. You just might win an iPad Pro tablet.
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Disruptor, Innovator, Scientist, Student — All Winners!
UCalgary cleaned up at the Alberta Science and Technology Leaders (ASTech) Awards on Friday. Four researchers took home Alberta’s highest recognition for innovation.
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Advances in Health Research Could Change Your Future
Discover how precision medicine can impact your health at the always informative Dean’s Talk on Nov. 2. This TEDx-style entertaining conversation will showcase researchers and experts on aging.
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Alumni Travel Alumni Travel Study Program

Oh, the Places you'll Go! Zoom in on the world — from Iceland to the Falkland Islands. Spots are still open for spring, summer and fall travels.
Travel Study Program »

Alumni Events

Nov. 4, 18, 25
Dentons’ North American Energy Law Study Tour Panel Sessions »

Nov. 5
Arthritis and You »

Nov. 8
Death by Chocolate »

Nov. 9
ARCH Awards »

Nov. 17
Science in the
Cinema: The Constant Gardeners »

Nov. 24
Food for Thought — Nursing Lecture
Series »

Nov. 24
Dance Montage »

Dec. 4
Skate With Santa »

Dec. 10
Music Alumni & Friends Series »

Jan. 6
2017 Milvain Lecture with Marie Henein »

It's not the same without a frame!

Put your hard-earned degree on display. Frame it today in an official UCalgary degree frame in a variety of styles to suit classic or modern tastes.
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Class Notes
Wedding, birth, promotion, anniversary, retirement or award?
Let us know about your major life events and we'll publish a selection in the next issue of UCalgary Alumni magazine. Send them to: netcommunity and go to Class Notes.

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