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From Trial to Triumph

Nearly 10 years ago, a team of Calgary stroke researchers contributed to a revolution in stroke treatment around the world. The same team is poised to launch another monumental trial that could dramatically improve stroke outcomes yet again.
Rural landscape in Rwanda
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‘I Don’t Tell You My Story to Make You Feel Sorry for Me’

April 7, 2024, marks 30 years since the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. It’s a milestone that reminds survivor Dr. Régine Uwibereyeho King, PhD, of the commitment she made to help others and stem violence through courageous storytelling.
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From Nursing to Volunteering and Back Again

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed an oncology nurse into becoming a major community builder, breaking down barriers to create wider access to food, resources, and health services for vulnerable Calgarians.
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Reshaping the Learning Landscape for Indigenous Children

For parents in a northern Alberta community, it feels as though their school division is embarking on a new era, one in which the needs of their children will be placed front-and-centre in determining the direction of their educational journey. For them, and for their Indigenous communities, this is no small thing.
Amundsen Icebreaker sailing in the arctic.
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When Your Science Lab is a 6,000-tonne Icebreaker

There’s no typical day for the chief scientist aboard Canada’s famed Amundsen icebreaker, a high-tech hub for dozens of researchers aiming to understand the changing Arctic Ocean.
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The Art of the Nudge

Changing social norms to advance gender equity within traditionally male-dominated workplaces is a tall order. A collaborative pilot program between the Calgary Police Service and UCalgary’s Faculty of Social Work proves the power of a “nudge” approach.
Photo of Taylor Swift in pink and purple dress with blue guitar performing onstage at concert in Inglewood California
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Taylormania: The Unstoppable Rise and Pop Dominance of Taylor Swift

How did Taylor Swift bond with legions of “Swifties” to become a record-breaking artist and a figure of female empowerment? UCalgary professor Dawn Johnston attributes Swift’s massive popularity not only to song themes that are highly relatable to her teenage followers, but also to her public responses to powerful men who have tried to bully her.