The University of Calgary's link to Nobel Laureate Professor Robert Edwards

The 2010 Nobel Prize for Physiology was awarded to Professor Robert Edwards in recognition of a lifetime of research into human reproduction. ...

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1972 to 1978 HARDSHIPS in CANADA

For me, it was tough & hardship at The University of Calgary in the 70's as a financially very poor student from HONG KONG on a foreign student visa!! Nothing happy to share with...

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My thoughts and reflections on President Murray Fraser

Although I was hired by Murray as the Associate Vice-President, Student Affairs in 1995, I had a relatively brief time to actually work with him. ...

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The Man of All Seasons

My name is Hassen Dorrah, P. Eng. (U of Calgary Alumni M. Sc. in 1972 and Ph. D. in 1975). I joined the Engineering Faculty starting of August 1970 and left the university on July...

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THE FIRST AUTUMN OF MY 50 YEAR ASSOCIATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

I will never forget the day and date of my arrival in Calgary from the Toronto Airport with my then-wife Regina Moreno Zachariah (Gina) and Miriam our two-year old daughter. ...

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at the beginning

I was a young child when the Ground was broken for the University of Calgary Campus (at the time, I believe it was just an offshoot of University of Alberta. I remember my parents and...

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1985 to 1988

I arrived in Calgary summer of 1985 starting my Bachelor of Arts (History) as an overseas student. Calgary as always is gorgeous in the summer. It was not easy having to attend...

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Hootenanny at University of Alberta at Calgary, February 14, 1964

This event, held in the university gym, was co-sponsored and broadcasted by UACR (forerunner of CJSW) and CFCN, and featured two artists who went on to much bigger careers as part of...

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The truth about Bermuda Shorts Day

Bermuda Shorts Day first happened at Central High School (8th Street and 12th Avenue SW) in June 1957. A small group of girls decided to wear Bermuda shorts, the latest fashion that...

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MO SHUILE TOGAM SUAS

In the Spring of 1966 I was asked to temporarily take the place of Dr. Armstrong's secretary who was ill and off work for a few months. In my interview with Dr. Armstrong we discussed...

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