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World-leading artificial intelligence program at University of Alberta gets major boost

It may not be an obvious place for Hollywood’s next Matrix movie, but the University of Alberta has quietly become a global leader in the artificial intelligence industry. 404 more words

News

University of Alberta students are giving trash a second life

A group of more than 60 students at the University of Alberta are turning food waste into new hygiene products and household cleaners, all for a good cause. 574 more words

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$149M upgrade to University of Alberta Dentistry/Pharmacy Building

New details were released Wednesday on a multi-year renovation slated for a 96-year-old building on the main University of Alberta campus.

In the budget tabled last week… 349 more words

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Explain Brown v. Board of Education and efforts to resist the decision 

Who was the chief justice, what was the decision on what constitutional/legal ground? 400 more words

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In Photos: Edmonton students experiment with sciences at U of A

Students from across Edmonton were encouraged to do some hands-on learning at Science FUNday at the University of Alberta Saturday.

The day promotes study as well as a career in the sciences. 195 more words

Education

Edmonton researchers warn popping balloons as loud as shotgun blasts

Bill Hodgetts doesn’t want to be a party-pooper. The Edmonton audiologist and father of two young girls says he often wondered if there was something more dangerous than disdainful about noisy children’s birthday parties, so he went to his lab and started bursting balloons. 402 more words

Canada

AB Liberals speaks for injury prevention via Calgary Herald

The province’s slashing of more than a third of an injury prevention program’s budget will wound Albertans, Liberal leader Dr. David Swann said Friday. Last year, the NDP government reduced its funding to the Injury Prevention Centre at the University of Alberta from $1,585,500 to $1 million, a nearly 37 per cent cut, said Swann. 

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