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University of Calgary's 15th Chancellor

Jon Cornish – The University of Calgary’s next chancellor

Dear members, It is with great pleasure that we announce that Calgary football legend Jon Cornish has been selected by the University of Calgary Senate to serve as the university’s 15th Chancellor. Members of University of Calgary’s Senate selected Cornish for the position on April 21st, and his four-year term as chair of Senate and …

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From Anger to Making a Lasting Difference

Today my questions have a biting edge to them and come out in a loud screaming voice that cries, “Why does this keep happening to people of colour?” or “How do we get them to stop treating us this way?” or “When will society finally change?”

Racism in Calgary

Racism in Calgary, it exists. Regrettably, this is not only an issue that resides in Calgary, it’s a global one. As a Black woman who was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to parents who immigrated from Jamaica, I was raised with good morals and was taught the “Golden Rule” as a child: treat …

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Securing a full scholarships and monthly stipend as an International Graduate Student (Part 2)

Disclaimer! You should read Part 1 of this blogpost here.  Thank you all for your wonderful feedback from the first part of the blogpost, it was beneficial to see the different perspectives and to get me thinking on how best to address your questions in this post. Now let’s get right into it! I got …

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