University of Calgary

Fall/Winter 2014

Submitted by tdroden on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:14.


A UCalgary alumnus, and football fan, takes us to Brazil to talk football, social inequalities, and what the “FIFA way” really means.
Think it’s easy to buy a winery? A group of fearless alumni zoomed in on Argentina’s Zorzal Winery and made it look that way.

In this Issue

A circus runaway, new mental-health initiatives and winners galore — we celebrate the minds behind these matters.
Favourite burger joints to hockey in Nairobi — two engineering grads reveal all.
Studies in a tipi to the latest model of “water trusts” — a look beyond classroom walls.

What do cancer patients, obese youth and a vibration platform have in common? Turns out they’re directly linked to the Faculty of Kinesiology’s Human Performance Lab.
SHAD’s back with a fresh batch of intrepid students; at convocation, look for Pumps and Circumstance.
Still curious about Ancient DNA labs, asteroids, William Shakespeare and our writer-in-residence? Discover more here.

Sanjeev and Alka Khanna explain why their $1-million donation to the Schulich School of Engineering brings them “full circle.”
President of the university’s Alumni Association, Vern Kimball highlights the Alumni Strategy and opportunities for alumni to connect.
Mark Sollis, Associate Vice-President, Alumni, details numerous new programs and changes, in store for alumni.

Think you know anesthetic machines? Impress us and you could win a double-barrelled prize.
Connect with fellow grads and discover who’s doing what where.