University of Calgary

Spring 2011

Submitted by tdroden on Sun, 05/15/2011 - 19:00.

Features

Student teams are bringing learning about renewable energy to light
Shantel Beach, BA’11, says the university’s new Master of Public Policy will get her ready for the career she wants in public service.
Innovative new graduate offerings respond to changing needs of students and society

Upstanding Alumni

Mark Griffiths gives 1940s pocket watches new life with taste and style. (Photo by Riley Brandt)
Designer puts modern face on classic watches
NBA development league referee Michael Weiland, left, confers with Randy Livingston, coach of the Idaho Stampede, in league play last November. (Photo courtesy of NBA head office)
Michael Weiland hopes to become the first Canadian referee in the NBA
Casey Crandall and Pistol compete in Strathmore. (Photo by Mike Copeman)
Casey Crandall is living her dream, competing on the barrel racing circuit

In this Issue

Dr. Peter Kusalik is the head of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Calgary. (Photo by Riley Brandt)
Let’s celebrate the power of the molecule
Joanne Perdue is director of sustainability at the University of Calgary. (Photo by Riley Brandt)
Climate Action Plan outlines strategy for reducing university’s greenhouse gas emissions
Graham Vigrass is recognized for his power on the court. (Photo by David Moll)
Graham Vigrass aims to take his CIS wins to the pro circuit in Europe

Philanthropist Allen Knight, left, with Dr. Gwyn Bebb. (Photo by Trudie Lee)
Donations make a big difference across campus
Todd Hirsch, MA’93, is a Calgary-based senior economist with ATB Financial and teaches two economics courses at the University of Calgary. (Photo by Aminah Syed)
Canada’s economic power centre drifting west
Dr. Lisa Welikovitch, left, is a trusted mentor for many female cardiology residents such as Tasnim Vira. (Photo by Riley Brandt)
Cardiology program attracts top female doctors