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Unlikely hero helps University of Alberta Golden Bears win 16th University Cup

A player who once described himself as a defensive defenceman scored the biggest goal of the University of Alberta Golden Bears season.

“It was pretty surreal to put the puck in the net for the game-winning goal,” said Wil Tomchuk, whose second period goal turned out to the be winner as the… 318 more words


University of Alberta hikes international student tuition, rental and meal costs

Members of the University of Alberta Students’ Union walked out of a meeting Friday disappointed after a decision was made to increase tuition for international students… 877 more words


U of A's nursing faculty celebrates 100 years of education

The University of Alberta is celebrating the centennial of its nursing faculty.

The milestone was marked on Saturday with a Wellness Day conference featuring a series of speakers. 220 more words


Alberta doctors put a twist on 'Cards Against Humanity' to educate public about fentanyl dangers

A group of doctors at the University of Alberta have come up with a unique way to educate the public about opioids after noticing a disturbing trend. 386 more words


Nitric acid explosion prompts evacuation of University of Alberta building

Classes at the University of Alberta’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Research Facility were briefly interrupted as the building was evacuated after a nitric acid explosion on Wednesday afternoon. 245 more words


U of A study finds predator compensation program for ranchers helps conservation efforts

A University of Alberta study says a provincial program that uses hunting licence fees to compensate ranchers when cows, sheep or goats are killed by predators also supports conservation efforts. 407 more words


Sunlight causes chemical reaction in dust on Edmonton roads: University of Alberta

A study out of the University of Alberta has found sunlight causes chemical reactions in the dust found on Edmonton’s roads.

The research by environmental chemist Sarah Styler discovered that light reacts with road dust and can cause a chemical reaction. 110 more words