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$5 million donated for undergraduate scholarships

By Katy Atherholt, January 8 2015 — The Joyce Foundation donated $5 million to the University of Calgary on Dec. 22, 2014 to create new bursaries for undergraduate students. The donation is the largest ever given solely for scholarships at U of C. The awards will be available to incoming undergraduate students from Alberta enrolling…

New research chair in cattle research

By Alexander Kim, November 20 2014 — Two Alberta ranchers donated $5 million to the University of Calgary’s faculty of veterinary medicine to support research in cattle welfare on Nov. 4. Father and daughter J.C. Anderson and Wynne Chisholm own WA Ranches Ltd. and raise calves together. Their donation established the Anderson-Chisholm research chair in…

U of C gets new mental health funding

By Hayden McBennett, October 16 2014 — The University of Calgary received over $7.4 million in funding for six mental health research projects from Brain Canada, an organization that provides money for research projects in Canada, on Oct. 8. Brain Canada is funding 56 projects across Canada. “Research funding goes towards paying staff and research…

Institute for Public Health receives $12-million donation

By Fabian Mayer, October 2 2014 — The University of Calgary Institute for Public Health, now dubbed the O’Brien Institute for Public Health (OIPH) received a $12-million donation from Calgary philanthropists Gail and David O’Brien on Tuesday, Sept. 23. OPIH scientific director William Ghali said the donation will help the institute continue its work on…

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