Tagged Eyes High

Research and teaching go hand-in-hand for University of Calgary arts professors

By Tina Shaygan, October 25 2016 — Of the activities that could enrich the “student experience,” getting involved with research may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But conducting research at an undergraduate level is the foundation of higher education. For those not involved in undergraduate research themselves, it may seem far…

Arts vs. science: an unnecessary debate

By Isobel Chiang, October 4 2016 — The dot-com boom of the late ‘90s heightened the demand for careers in science, technology, engineering and math. In the blink of an eye and the click of a mouse, the age of interconnectivity eclipsed the age of enlightenment and STEM degrees increased exponentially in value. More recently, there…

Retire Eyes High — let’s move on

It looks like the University of Calgary will lift up its eyes for another five years. At the annual Community Report on Sept. 16 to much pomp, circumstance and fancy golden sugar cookies, U of C president Elizabeth Cannon announced the launch of Energizing Eyes High, the next strategic direction for the university. The U…

Students’ Union candidate actually Elizabeth Cannon in a bad disguise

By Melanie Woods, February 23 2016 — The annual Students’ Union election was overcome with scandal this week after officials discovered that one of the vice-president student life candidates was actually university president Elizabeth Cannon in disguise. Cannon was discovered beneath a pair of glasses with a fake nose and moustache at a forum on…

You will “lift up thine eyes” to your future

By Melanie Woods, October 6 2015 – Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) You will wake up one morning to find that the Taylor family purchased the souls of every student at the University of Calgary. You are  now Taylor Student of Higher Education #4562. Scorpio  (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21) You will lift up…

I sigh, you sigh, we all sigh for Eyes High

You’ve probably heard the news — the University of Calgary is the top-ranked university under 50 years of age in Canada, according to the QS rankings. Those same rankings say we’re No. 2 under 50 in North America and No. 9 in the world. According to Maclean’s annual report, we’re the No. 9 doctoral university…

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