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Award Winner

It’s my pleasure to let you know that Arnaldo Perez (PhD Candidate, Pediatrics, UAlberta) was recently awarded a Graduate Studentship from Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions… 16 more words

High school founder of youth initiative for Sudanese-Canadians wins TD Scholarship

Zeinab Abugrga could seem like any other teenager. She loves watching TV, eating sushi, and listening to indie folk music.

But the 18-year-old Brookfield High School graduate is one of this year’s TD Scholarship recipients, a major financial award Abugrga received for her leadership and involvement in Ottawa’s Sudanese-Canadian community. 711 more words

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John Carpay: University of Alberta adopting canny tactics to quiet pro-life groups on campus

When it comes to censoring unpopular speech on campus, some universities are smarter than others.

The University of Calgary foolishly charged its own students with trespassing, and later with non-academic misconduct, for having set up a pro-life display on campus, tactics that were decisively rejected by the court in Wilson vs. 689 more words

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Edmonton partnership hopes to develop 'magic drug' for cancer patients

WATCH ABOVE: A local partnership will provide researchers the opportunity to potentially transform cancer treatment and better patient outcomes. Su-Ling Goh has the details. 

EDMONTON — A new partnership between the University of Alberta, the Alberta Cancer Foundation, and Li Ka Shing Institute will provide researchers the opportunity to potentially transform cancer treatment and better patient outcomes. 289 more words


What's in Store for Kastro Kallithea? By Nicole Kolkman and Rachel DeGraaf

Excavations at Kastro Kallithea have ceased and many artifacts require processing using a variety of techniques in order to obtain a holistic understanding of the site. 396 more words


Changes to Our Research Team

I’m pleased to let you know that Samantha Davies is now providing research administrative support to me and our research group. 67 more words

Edmonton Gems

This week: what are Edmonton’s gems – the art that makes us uniquely us? We talk to sculptor Robin Bell about his much-loved whale sculpture at West Edmonton Mall, Remedy Cafe owner Zee about how Edmontonians have helped craft his menu and the famous bathroom graffiti, and find out the backstory to Norman Yates’ mural on the side of the U of A’s Education Building. 6 more words