Tagged news

U of C to create 9,000 new email accounts for staff

By Scott Strasser, May 31 2016 — Due to a malware attack over the weekend, the University of Calgary’s IT department will create 9,000 new Office 365 email accounts for staff members. “This option is the fastest solution to allow immediate access to send and receive new emails,” reads a systems issues update  from the…

Student swaps sandwiches for stories

By Hayden McBennett, October 9 2014 — University of Calgary third-year communications student Sam Sawchuk has teamed up with Calgarian Evan Beck to put faces to the stories behind homelessness. Sandwich for a Story sees the pair give a sandwich to a homeless person in exchange for the story of how he or she came…

New business building in the works

By Scott Strasser, October 9 2014 — It looks like business is booming over at the Haskayne School of Business, where plans for a new 100,000 square-foot building are afoot. Students’ Union business representative Tyler Hodgson said the new building, which will be roughly two-thirds the size of Scurfield Hall, will likely open in 2019….

U of C students respond to Hong Kong’s student-led protests

By Brittany Haines, October 9 2014 — Hong Kong is in the midst of city-wide student protests. Police have used tear-gas and riot-control techniques to quell protesters angry that the central government will now select which candidates can run for office. Students on campuses across North America, including the University of Calgary, have taken notice…

MacHall lease negotiations extended by one year

By Fabian Mayer, October 9 2014 — Student leaders and University of Calgary administration have extended the agreement that gives the Students’ Union the right to manage MacHall by one year. The current agreement has been extended to Dec. 9, 2015. SU vice-president operations and finance Adam Swertz said the extension is a normal part…

Business students to attempt speed-networking world record

By Hayden McBennett, October 9 2014 — University of Calgary students will have a chance to connect with industry professionals and break a world record on Nov. 20. The Haskayne School of Business hopes to break a Guinness World Record by hosting the largest ever speed-networking event at one venue. The Australian Institute of Management…

Den staff trained to identify dangerous bar behaviour

By Chris Adams, October 2 2014 — Staff at the Den have taken steps to prevent sexual assault with bystander intervention training taught by the Calgary Sexual Health Centre (CSHC). The Students’ Union and the Consent Awareness and Sexual Education (CASE) club partnered with CSHC to host the training session on Sunday, Sept. 28. CSHC…

Student ombuds office releases annual report

By Scott Strasser, October 2 2014 — The University of Calgary student ombuds office released its report to the university community Tuesday, Sept. 23. The report outlines statistics from 2013–14 and recommended office improvements to university administration. The ombudsperson gives students confidential and impartial counsel on academic and non-academic issues. “[My role] is to listen…

U of C ranks high among young universities

By Fabian Mayer, October 2 2014 — The University of Calgary is the 171st-ranked university in the world and the ninth among universities under 50 years old, according to Quacquarelli Symonds Limited’s (QS) annual world university rankings. The ninth-place ranking makes the U of C the top-rated young university in Canada and the second-best rated in…

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