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I'm from Montreal and I can never get over the beauty of wild prairie flora in Bowmont Park near my home.

Paul Papin, PhD. Academic Development Specialist in the Student Success Centre at UCalgary


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Tips and advice from our experts

Attend and upcoming webinar to connect to valuable insight and advice from UCalgary experts on a variety of topics. 


Virtual Reverse Trade Show: Rapid Solutions for COVID-19 in Continuing Care 

COVID-19 has hit continuing care facilities hard. A (virtual) Reverse Trade Show on July 7 aimed to identify rapid technical solutions to help prepare continuing care for the next wave and future. 


Webinar: Up Close and Personal With Stampede Horses 

Hear about the research and scientific expertise that goes into caring for horses at the Stampede, as well as personal stories about what these magnificent animals are capable of — and how.


Webinar: Grains - Essential and Sustainable, Looking Forward

The grain industry will be a strong part of Canada’s economic recovery and it can help the world manage GHG emissions and develop sustainable practices, while meeting global market demand for grains. Video coming soon.


This podcast series takes a deep dive into a variety of topics relating to COVID-19. Hosted by prominent members of the UCalgary community, COVIDcast invites academics and experts to share their expertise with the broader community.


Episode 29: Escape with STEM

Brennan O'Yeung, founder of Escape with STEM — escape room experiences designed to inspire young Indigenous students to enter STEM fields — talks about moving the program online during the pandemic.  

Episode 28: Student Mental Health

Dr. Kevin Baird, a psychiatrist in our Student Wellness Centre, talks about providing mental health support for students, the issues they're facing, and what supports are available during the pandemic and when they return to campus. 


Episode 27: Kids Living with ADHD

Dr. Emma Climie, PhD, talks about some of the issues faced by kids with ADHD and their parents, managing things like learning, sleep and physical activity, and what a return to school might look like. 


News for the Community

How I'm spending my summer: Making cross-cultural connections in health care

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Vulnerable entrepreneurs find clarity and success through new COVID-19 student initiative

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UCalgary study finds global trends in women’s breast cancer show cause for concern

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