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Students’ Union byelection candidate appeals disqualification

By Jason Herring, October 26 2017 — A University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine student is appealing his disqualification from this month’s Students’ Union byelection. Fourth-year health sciences student Jarin Thundathil received 70 per cent of the vote in the race for medicine representative, but was disqualified for exceeding campaign spending limits. The SU…

Calgary City Council rejects U of C research on fluoridated water

By Scott Strasser, September 20 2016 — On Sept. 13, Calgary City Council rejected a motion to review a study from University of Calgary researchers on the effects of fluoridated drinking water. Councillors Peter Demong, Diane Colley-Urquhart and Richard Pootmans brought forth the motion that would have reopened a decades-long debate among city council regarding…

Cumming School of Medicine renews official accreditation for eight years

By Scott Strasser, August 26 2016 — The Cumming School of Medicine is now officially accredited by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), paving the way for students to continue studying medicine at the University of Calgary for the next eight years. Accreditation is a necessary condition for a medical school’s graduates…

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