Connecting With Our Community

Our Campus, Our Community

We had a particularly lovely sunset a few days ago on campus, and I drew a melancholy Dino on it as I felt it captured the mood quite nicely.

Mika Agayeva

Third-year student, BSc, Department of Psychology

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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. 

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Webinar: Sustainable finance in a post-pandemic world

Prior to COVID-19, green investment was accelerating, but how will the trend change now? Three expert panelists will debate and discuss the current state and future possibilities of sustainable finance. July 7, 10 – 11:30 a.m. MT

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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. July 7, 2-3 p.m. MT  

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Canadian Agriculture Roots: A Look Back at the Last 140 Years in Canada

Take a journey with us as we get back to our roots. What was Canadian agriculture like and how has it changed over the past 140 years? You will also enjoy a Bannock cooking demonstration. July 9, 11 a.m. - noon MT

COVIDcast

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.

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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


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Older-adult care: What needs to change — and what doesn’t

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