Congratulations, Class of 2022!

Entrepreneurial UCalgary grads make an impact in health care, business, culture, law, education, and more.

Dr. Bernie Law awarded posthumous PhD in geoscience

Family celebrates a life dedicated to learning

Future leaders in energy transition train to find solutions for Western Canada

Students in UCalgary Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Development program learn the ropes of solar, marine, and geothermal energy sources

Nursing grad student awed by people of Ukraine during humanitarian relief tour

Sarah Nixon joins Samaritan’s Purse disaster assistance team for a month, doing ‘whatever job is needed at that moment’

Meet our fall 2022 President’s Award winners

Inspiring graduates recognized for academic achievement, leadership and contributions to community

Imagine living in a futuristic apartment suspended above a Calgary parking lot

Architecture grad Raye Yuxin Liu’s visionary arch concept a soaring solution for flexible housing in car-centric cities

UCalgary social work grad faces the storms

Rebecca Morin's Indigenous name is Standing Buffalo Woman. Like the buffalo, she has faced many storms in her life, including cancer, to make it through to convocation

Advice for UCalgary’s newest graduates from all-star alumni

The list may be long but, interestingly, no one mentions wealth as a marker of a happy and fulfilling life

Law’s role in environmental protection inspires UCalgary grad

Akindele Tawoju’s first-hand experiences in Nigeria fuelled a desire to help people and deepen his knowledge

Nursing grad drawn to help the vulnerable and bring change to addictions and mental health research

Following a family tragedy, Amie Kerber returned to her graduate studies to help battle the opioid crisis

From UCalgary main campus to Munich

Unique program provides Master of Management grad Jay Kinden with international opportunity

It’s official! UCalgary installs its 15th chancellor

Football great Jon Cornish to be officially installed as chancellor Nov. 10

Badly injured engineering student refused to let crosswalk collision detour his dreams

Grad Michael Francis used his catastrophic encounter with a car as inspiration for helping others

Fascination for respiratory health at the heart of UCalgary grad’s journey

Caitlin Calder-Bellamy’s passion for helping people inspired her research and recruitment efforts for UCalgary

Enterprising student pinpoints promising regions for future geothermal projects in Alberta

Sustainable Energy Development grad Gordon Brasnett visualizes the most economically viable development sites

Black Lives Matter movement inspires UCalgary grad to help reshape Faculty of Law opportunities

Keshia Holloman-Dawson leaves behind a legacy for future Black law students

Chancellor Yedlin reflects on her term and speaks of her hopes for the Class of 2022

Learn more about the scholarship being established in her name and give now to support UCalgary student-athletes

‘Smart’ chemical at heart of engineering student’s refinements to thermal oil recovery

Mohammadali Ahmadi’s technology innovation uses less water while reducing greenhouse gas emissions

In hospitals, quick and accurate thinking is key. Jessica Mulli helps aspiring nurses to learn the skill

UCalgary grad makes waves with her research into supporting nurses to learn and think in the moment

From homegrown dairy farm girl to international veterinarian

Celine Newton aims to help not only Alberta’s veterinary industry, but also to educate others globally

Jason Valleau’s long and winding road back to the classroom

Change in direction furnishes Werklund grad with opportunity to build trusting relationships and respectfully teach Indigenous music in Alberta classrooms

Deep data dive creates a comprehensive map of Canada’s cities for accessibility

Master’s thesis by graduating UCalgary geography student Russell Copley could have national impact on how we tackle accessibility issues

Perseverance pays off for Inclusive Post-Secondary Education grads

Students attend convocation ceremony to celebrate their achievements

Career pivot leads entrepreneur to co-found a startup delivering solutions for Canada’s doctor shortage

Adrian Mitchell’s journey began when he enrolled in UCalgary’s Master of Data Science and Analytics professional program

Former international human rights lawyer finds new calling in her new home

Monica Franco found the International and Community Development Master of Social Work a perfect fit for her social justice experience 

Against all odds, from refugee camp to social work

Faculty of Social Work grad Kamal Khatiwada learns to ‘never give up hope’

Health sciences grad learns to dream big and reach higher

Cumming School of Medicine honours graduate Tali Glazer reflects on her time at UCalgary immersed in mentorship, volunteerism and research

Social Work grad breaks trauma cycle with her degree

Kayla Veillette overcomes adversity to lead new social work initiatives — and give her son the kind of childhood she never had

Student-run collective creates space to expand the range of ideas and empower diverse voices in design practice

Vivian Ton draws on participatory strategies to enhance how we perceive and interact with our environments and each other

Smaller can be better for students contemplating nursing education

UCalgary/Medicine Hat College nursing students find comfort and connection in smaller community

Student pays it forward through hard-won wisdom and experience

Social Work graduate Jake Davies uses first-hand knowledge of homelessness and addiction to help others triumph over adversity

Kinesiology student takes one shot at her dream school and makes it

Researcher Melissa McElroy is on track to become a doctor in a remote Indigenous community

Trucking company VP sees a role for artificial intelligence in future of his industry

Haskayne grad Kenedy Assman plans to keep family legacy alive as he brings technological solutions to outdated practices

PhD grad keeps daughter’s legacy alive through book and degree

Petra McDougall sees her doctoral journey come to a close after 11 years of love and loss

University of Calgary in Qatar holds first in-person convocation since start of pandemic

Ceremony marks 15 years of excellence in nursing education

Family and friends gather to honour Indigenous graduates

Writing Symbols Lodge holds annual celebration on campus

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Congratulations, fall graduates!

View the photo highlights as we celebrate the achievements of a remarkable group of students while marking the induction and first convocation of Chancellor Jon Cornish.