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January 2017

Brain Boosters

Brain Boosters
Scientific evidence suggests people can be proactive in lowering the risk of Alzheimer’s disease through exercise. UCalgary is looking for 264 participants (aged 50 and older) for a new study. Discover more »

Law and Alumni News

Alumna’s Career Reaches Incredible Heights
Kim Kobayashi’s career exemplifies the potential that a legal career can take. Kim, LLB’83, has worked as a legal researcher, an associate in a general practice firm, a tax manager for an international accounting firm and as general counsel for the Department of Justice, Aboriginal Affairs.
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New Course Tackles Terrorism Laws
With the impending parliamentary review of the anti-terrorism Bill C-51, Canada is reimagining its criminal laws on terrorism. The national security policy issues involved with creating new laws are the main focus of the Faculty of Law’s new course, Criminal Law and Policy Lab: Terrorism Law and Reform.
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UCalgary Grads are Impacting our City
From an Olympic wrestler and a child psychologist to a philanthropist and lawyer, our alumni are shaping our world in radical ways.
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How Do I Love the Game? Let Me Count the Ways
The annual hockey smackdown, a.k.a. the Crowchild Classic, roars back to the ’Dome on Feb. 2. More than one former player will be in the stands, wishing they were still on the ice.
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New Alumni Career Program
You spoke. We listened. Alumni, far and wide, want career advice — which is precisely why we’re launching a new career program. Help us further design what you want by completing this survey.
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Campus News

Marie Henein Stresses the Client-Lawyer Relationship in the 2017 Milvain Lecture
Criminal lawyer Marie Henein defended Jian Ghomeshi during his controversial trial. At UCalgary’s 2017 Milvain Lecture, she discussed the client-lawyer relationship.
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Where Science Meets Advocacy
The Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre sees 125 abused children every month. It is a unique one-stop treatment hub worth knowing about!
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Personalizing Lung Cancer
Outcomes are improving for many lung cancer patients, in part due to precision medicine. It’s a term we hear a lot — discover what it means.
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New Study May Change Results of Knee Injuries
UCalgary researcher Janet Ronsky is exploring in-vivo markers that may assist those suffering from post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Learn how you can take part in her study.
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Alumni Travel Alumni Travel Study Program

Oh, the Places you'll Go! Zoom in on the world — from Italy to India. Spots are still open for summer and fall 2017 travel.
Travel Study Program »

Alumni Events

Jan. 17
Lessons in Refugee Resettlement Webinar »

Jan. 19
Healthy Neighbourhoods Webinar »

Jan. 19
Still Alice – Science in the Cinema »

Jan. 26
Visiting Speaker: Justice Russ Brown, SCC »

Jan. 28
Grad Day »

Feb. 9
Idea Igniters —
Aging in Place »

Feb. 9
Annual Law Reception and Strategic Plan Launch »

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
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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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