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U of A residence at capacity with Fort McMurray fire evacuees

EDMONTON – The University of Alberta is no longer accepting evacuees from Fort McMurray, saying it was at capacity Tuesday evening.

Lister Centre has been housing evacuees since last Thursday. 501 more words


IN PHOTOS: U of A student art display hits downtown Edmonton

EDMONTON – It’s a unique way to showcase their art work to a new audience.

Thirty-five artists from the University of Alberta have created 35 sculptures that will be on display at the Epcor Tower in downtown Edmonton until May 17. 339 more words


'2 people had to die for me to still be here': Transplant recipient becomes transplant surgeon

EDMONTON – Each organ and tissue donor can save eight lives. But in this case, two donors saved many more than that, because one of their recipients is now a transplant surgeon. 408 more words


Guest blogger: Marion. Or, Ode to Bart Morse

Remember when Prof. Morse asked us, “would you rather sell a work of art or have it included in a coffee table book”? You correctly and promptly responded, “sell a work of art”. 64 more words

University of Alberta receives $2M in federal funding to further research

EDMONTON — Nine University of Alberta projects will be able to further their research following a $2-million funding boost from the federal government announced Monday. 306 more words


An Old-Fashioned Evening

(Brought to you by Directv’s lack of an agreement with the Pac-12 Network)

In keeping with today’s theme I wrote the first draft of this post long hand. 190 more words


'It's okay to not be okay': University of Alberta bike-a-thon raises awareness for mental health

EDMONTON — ‘Who am I?’ This is the question University of Alberta Golden Bears soccer player Tim Hickson has asked himself for years as he battles with mental illness. 827 more words