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University of Calgary receives $75 million research grant

By Scott Strasser, September 6 2016 — The Canadian federal government will provide the University of Calgary with $75 million over seven years to go towards energy-related research, the U of C officially announced September 6. The funding marks the largest energy sector-related research grant in the U of C’s history. “Certainly in the energy…

Copyright infringement prevalent on University of Calgary server

By Scott Strasser, September 6 2016 — The University of Calgary wants to clamp down on copyright infringement and illegal downloads on its servers. The U of C Copyright Committee met on August 24 to discuss how the university deals with illegal downloading on computers connected to the U of C network. The Canadian government…

Outrun the Stigma becomes not-for-profit organization

By Scott Strasser, September 5 2016 — A University of Calgary student initiative to address mental health awareness became a not-for-profit organization this May, paving the way for the group’s expansion. Outrun the Stigma was created in 2013 by the U of C’s Distress Centre on Campus club and the Mental Health Awareness club. The organization…

Residence move-in day sets new record for first-year students

By Scott Strasser, September 5 2016 — Nearly 2,000 new and returning students moved into residence at the University of Calgary on September 4. The annual move-in day saw approximately 850 first-year students settle into their new homes on campus — a U of C record. “It is obviously a crazy high number, 850 first-years,”…

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