University of Calgary

Notebook

Submitted by alumni on Wed, 11/02/2016 - 19:25.

Notebook

A sneak peek at all-star Alumni events, Indigenous education, Hamlet played by an alumna, top tweets, a campaign update and more.

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Ever wonder what our three-time alumna and president of the university, Elizabeth Cannon, was like as a student? Here’s the reveal, as well as how much further we can go by supporting Energize: The Campaign for Eyes High.

Kindling Conversations

Recent studies suggest that more than $170 billion could be added to Canada’s economy if Indigenous peoples were as educated as other Canadians. Find out more about UCalgary’s upcoming Indigenous Strategy.

Calendar 2016-17

From regional programs and career coaching opportunities to a new series on international journeys and Dinos updates — tap these events into your calendar.

Why Not an Alumna as Hamlet?

Recent grad Natasha Alexandra Strickey, BA’16, swaggered and sparred between last summer’s raindrops that cancelled Shakespeare by the Bow’s production of Hamlet, 13 times. But she was in good company with seven other UCalgary grads.