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How a Flat Sheet of Aluminum Becomes Sustainable 3D Furniture

The secret to strong, sustainable and easy to store furniture is curved-crease folding. The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape at the University of Calgary is using that technique to furnish revitalized gathering spaces in downtown Calgary.
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Vet Med Grows Up

Sixteen years in, the faculty has not only hit its stride as one of the leading schools of its kind on the continent, but it’s finding solutions to a sticky challenge that has plagued the field for years.
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The Oilsands’ Third Act

Can technology lower emissions, preserve the environment and give the oilsands a sustainable future? Stay tuned.
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Facing Our Fears

Overwhelmed with worry for the mental health of her daughter with autism, Kristina McGuire found help in a program that changed her family’s world.
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The Collective Good

These stellar citizens were inspired by recent mental, physical and social-justice challenges to improve the well-being of others, relating to COVID-19 and beyond.
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Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch

Vet Med’s 19,000-acre backyard is fertile ground for discovery by the largest group of researchers working on beef in North America.
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Better Aging with Pets

Should animal companionship — a proven boon for older adults — be a privilege or a health-care imperative?
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When Fabricio Met Theresa

Becoming a nurse calls for an extraordinary level of knowledge plus practice, courage — and belief in the needs of a family of radically realistic manikins
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Into the Wild with David Lertzman

Sometimes, learning to lead happens halfway up a mountain. A singular program, which recently lost an extraordinary professor, guides business students to become their best selves
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All You Can’t Eat

Certainly, there’s more than enough food in the world to feed us all — but ensuring nobody goes hungry takes strategic vision, compassion and an appetite to upend the status quo
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The Great Divide

Whether or not they choose to be with an individual in their final moments, residents at the Cumming School of Medicine are trained to care for those who have a legal right to end their life. It’s a complex and exceptionally personal path for the patient at the heart of such a decision — and a profound experience for the doctor who chooses to be there