You are here

UCalgary's 50th Anniversary celebration on April 29th

The year-long celebration begins

On April 29, 2016, the University of Calgary celebrated its 50th Anniversary and kicked off a year-long celebration with the community. Hundreds of members of the university family and the wider community poured into the Energy Environment Experiential Learning building to celebrate the milestone and explore the teaching and learning, and research underway at the university that is changing the world we know, locally and globally. Guests had the opportunity to explore 33 interactive displays and showcases— everything from cleaning wastewater, novel classroom technologies and techniques, solar-powered vehicles, and human physiology  to advanced robotics, astrophysics, DNA extraction, and a magnificent display of rare butterflies. The mayor even proclaimed April 29 as ‘University of Calgary Day’.

50th Anniversary Celebration #UCalgary50

1960-1969

Explore the timeline of the university from the beginning

Read More

50th anniversary archival collection

Thousands of items, from photos to yearbooks, have been scanned and uploaded to an online collection as part of UCalgary's 50th anniversary. Visit the...

Read More

Your Stories

Your stories leave a lasting mark on UCalgary's evolving culture and campuses. Tell your chapter, and help us create the next 50 years.

Submit Your Story