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Collaborating to create change — Haskayne Alumni Award recipients use business as a force for good

Join us Nov. 9 to recognize thought leaders Carol Yan, Michael Torrance and Saifa Koonar<br /><br />

From Calgary Prodigy to International Piano Sensation

Pianist Kevin Chen returns to Calgary to perform at Rozsa Centre

UCalgary webinar helps expose Treaty 7's untold stories

Kainai Elder shares Blackfoot perspectives on the historic agreement during Treaty 7 Day Sept. 22

Illuminating truth and reconciliation at UCalgary

MacKimmie Tower glows orange as UCalgary hosts Orange Shirt Day events

Lights, camera, action: Celebrate Calgary International Film Festival with UCalgary

2 faculty members set to premiere works during CIFF

Gertrude Stein Shenanigans — A night of classic fusion and contemporary ingenuity

Faculty and Friends Concert Series presents stirring blend of the historical and contemporary

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Researcher Brian Kooyman behind a collection of bones

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Taking the stairs in the Social Sciences building? Read up on the tale of Leon the Frog