Tagged November 20 2014

Ph.D student makes dino discovery

By Hayden McBennett, November 20 2014 — University of Calgary Ph.D student Kohei Tanaka recently made a breakthrough in the study of dinosaur nesting habits. Paleontologists have long wondered whether oviraptorosaurs — feathered, ostrich-like dinosaurs whose name means “egg thief lizards” — buried or nested the eggs. It was believed the eggs were buried since…

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…

WHAT’s Your Monkey schools on mental health

By Katy Atherholt, November 20 2014 — On Wednesday, Nov. 12, the Wellness and Health Awareness Team (WHAT) held an outreach carnival in MacHall called WHAT’s Your Monkey (WYM). The event followed the Meet Your Monkey (MYM) student mental-health summit held in October and showcased mental-health resources available on campus. WHAT used feedback from students…

Campus crime tales: dispatch one

By Scott Strasser, November 20 2014 — Sexual harrassment case brought to a close A suspect named Hector was arrested and charged with criminal harassment and assault by the Calgary Police Service (CPS) after  he harrassed three women on the University of Calgary campus. Starting Oct. 7, the suspect attempted to obtain the phone numbers…

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