UCalgary alumni newsletter

July 2015

Calgary Stampede Band

Step Smartly to the Stampede Showband
Join UCalgary grads, Aaron Park, BSc’07, BEdP’11, and Ryan Hancock, BA’12, as they provide a behind-the-scenes peek at what goes into prepping for the Calgary Stampede Showband.
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Alumni Spotlights
Stampede princess

Meet This Year's Stampede Princesses
Have Stampede princesses become an anachronism or is their role more relevant than ever? Tune in to this week’s podcast with Hayley Peckham, BComm’14 and Kimberly Stewart, BSc’16 — this year’s Calgary Stampede Royalty.
Listen up »

Calgary museums

7 Lesser-Known YYC Museums
Worth Exploring

Here’s a list of cool, lesser-known museums, that will wow not only you, but those pesky out-of-towners who may have seen “it all before.”
Check it out »

summer reading

Cool Books for Hot Summer Days
UCalgary’s writer-in-residence, Ian Williams, reveals his top picks for hammock reads this summer.
Read his list »

Culinary Capitals

Tuck in — To Seven Culinary Capitals
Beef up your holidays with these prime picks on where to dine in Hong Kong, N.Y.C., L.A., Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Halifax.
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Jason woycheshyn

Jason Woycheschyn, LLB'04,
Precedent Setter Award

Former elite decathlete and, by his own admission, a “jock.” Co-founder of the Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association. Awesome commercial litigator at Bennett Jones. Jason Woycheschyn is a 2015 Precedent Setter.
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YYZ Festivals

YYC's Festivalaganza
With summer here, it's time to check out Emiko Muraki's top five festivals. Being the Calgary Arts Development Director of Community Investment & Impact, Muraki, BFA'05, should know.
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Campus News
Nick Rafferty

One of Law School's Longest Serving Faculty Members Retires
How many law students cross a convocation stage in 38 years? More than 2,500. That's how many students Professor Nick Rafferty has seen in his 38 years of teaching at the Faculty of Law, making him one of the law school's longest serving faculty members.
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Sexual Assault Resistance

Law Grad Leaves Impressive Record of Academic, Extracurricular Excellence
Ask graduating student Daphne Rodzinyak what makes her proudest about her time at law school and she pauses for a moment before replying: “I’d say just finishing the three years and not burning out, to be honest.”
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Sexual Assault Resistance

Alumni Profile: Doug Mills, LLB'83
Doug Mills joined the Calgary firm Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP as an articling student following graduation from law school, and has stayed with the firm for his entire career.
Learn more »

Alumni Travel Alumni Travel

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Zoom in on the world — from the Galapagos Islands to India. Spots are still open for winter travels.
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Alumni Events

Kathleen Ganley, JD'12, was named Minister of Justice, Solicitor General, and Minister of Aboriginal Relations in Alberta. »

Irfan Sabir, JD'12, was named Human Services Minister. »

Stephanie McLean, JD'12, won the Calgary Varsity seat for the Alberta NDP in the provincial election in May. »

Paul Groarke, LLB'80, was featured in the May 2015 issue of University Affairs, in the article "Three Wise Men." »

You worked hard for your degree, frame it today!
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. Learn more »

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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