Features

50 years at the U of C from those who know it best

By Fabian Mayer, April 5 2016 — The University of Calgary turns 50 this year. At the time of its founding in 1966, the U of C was a very different place than it is today. There were just a handful of buildings scattered across the treeless, prairie landscape. Campus was on the northwest outskirts…

Eyes Too High: A Brief History of Administrative Controversy at the U of C

By Chris Adams, November 26, 2015 — “Mrs. Cannon, as a student, I believe that your actions have hurt the standing of this institution. I was wondering if you’d be willing to resign from your post as president immediately.” Frank Finley was the student at November’s budget town hall who asked the question everyone knew…

CUTCO Collegiate: Direct Sales at the University of Calgary

By Scott Strasser with files from Jason Herring, October 13 2015 — Most students expect their degrees to net them a job after graduation. But what if you could land one before leaving university? The Students’ Union often allows businesses, marketing firms and non-profits to rent space in MacHall to advertise their programs, essentially creating…

How to Teach Climate Change to Undergrads

By Chris Adams,  July 30 2015 — hat do you count as the most practical post-secondary degree you can get? Finance? Engineering? Something in the sciences? Prevailing wisdom suggests the most valuable degrees get you a job, preferably immediately after graduation. If you just finished the program at Vermillion’s firefighting school, you’ve got this summer’s…

Why Alberta is killing its wolves to save its caribou

By Sean Willett — April 9, 2015 first learned about Alberta’s wolf culls in Biology 313, Intro to Ecology. The lecture had begun by the time I arrived, and I began to unpack my things as the professor finished explaining the purpose of the day’s class. We were examining a case study in ecological mismanagement,…

Hiring | Staff | Advertising | Contact | PDF version | Archive | Volunteer