What, exactly, are we willing to risk and what do we hope to gain? Is it true that on any adventure — whether in a corporate boardroom or while summiting Mt. Everest — you are the great risk to yourself?
Is it a lack of trust in authority? Idealism? Parental closeness? From Baby Boomers to the iGeneration, we examine the power that politics, geography, arts and parents play in shaping a generation’s values.
There are as many reasons for giving to one’s alma mater as there are ways to give. We’ve designed a board game that charts the paths of four donors whose gifts are changing the world. Join us in a round of The Philanthropic Life.
In the quest for sleep, a bleary-eyed writer checks himself into a sleep clinic. After spending a night there, he discovers what Olympic athletes were also told when trying to control their erratic sleep patterns.
Last April, UCalgary’s first-ever Alumni Weekend attracted more than 1,200 graduates, friends and families to the educational extravaganza. Relive the weekend through these photos and be sure to join us in September!