UCalgary alumni newsletter

January 2015

University of Calgary

Travel Smarter — with the New Alumni Travel Program
Educational travel is a booming sector of the travel industry, satisfying intellectually curious travellers with high standards. Discover more »

Alumni Spotlights

Peer Review Continues with an All-Star Lineup
Our weekly podcast brings you gripping interviews with alumni such as this week’s chat with Chad Saunders, the longest running station manager for CJSW and now operations manager at the National Music Centre.
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Holiday Rejects
Three former alumni from the Schulich School of Engineering are behind an ugly Christmas sweater store, Holiday Rejects.
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West Side Story
West Side Story brings Officer Krupke, Schrank and others, to the School of Creative and Performing Arts’ adaptation of this melodramatic musical, beginning this week.
Watch this »


UN Lawyer Shares Career Tips
After an extraordinary, globe-hopping career, Linda Taylor, BA’76, LLB’79, reveals how to break into a career with the United Nations.
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High Society
Think it’s easy to buy a winery? A group of fearless alumni zoomed in on Argentina’s Zorzal Winery and made it look that way.
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Campus News

Law school Sculpture Honours Victims of Violence
“Lest We Forget” was installed in Murray Fraser Hall in 1994. Artist Teresa Posyniak talks about why the issues remain relevant today.
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International Visitors Tour Research Labs
Some of the world’s leading minds on innovation and competitiveness recently toured UCalgary’s medical and energy research labs.
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UCalgary’s New Robson DNA Science Centre
A $10-million gift from Dave Robson will help advance the understanding of DNA stability and repair.
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Alumni Travel Alumni Travel

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Explore the world - from Venice to the Great Bear Rainforest - with Alumni’s new Education Travel Study program »

Alumni Events

Jan. 7
Design Matters »

Jan. 8
West Side Story opens »

Jan. 15
Anatomy of a Homicide Investigation »

Jan. 27
New York Alumni Program »

Jan. 31
Vancouver Dinos
Game »

Jan. 31
Grad Day »

Feb. 7
Leadership Exchange »

Feb. 2-9
Evelyn Lau: Visiting Writer »

Class Notes
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