University of Calgary

Winter 2011

Submitted by tdroden on Sat, 01/15/2011 - 19:00.

Features

The Students for Development Program enhances the international portion of the students' degree as well as contributes to their learning and understanding of global issues.
Faculty of Arts researchers and students are exploring solutions to myriad challenges faced by a vulnerable African nation and learning much in the process
Experiencing the kindness of strangers.
Studying abroad a truly transformational experience

Upstanding Alumni

As part of her travels in Africa, Christine Bradley went to KwaZulu-Natal Province and watched traditional Zulu dancers perform. (Photo by Claude Bergeron)
Christine Bradley is keeping shipments safe 
at the busiest port in South Africa
As managing director of IMG Middle East, Greg Sproule, left, hosts major sports talents like world champion tennis player Roger Federer. (Photo by Michael Baz)
Greg Sproule’s career path reflects today’s global, mobile workforce
Dr. Monica Kidd wrote, show and produced a short film on Amelia Earhart called the Aviatrix. (Photo by Steve Hunt)
Author, scientist, filmmaker and physician 
Dr. Monica Kidd embraces many worlds

In this Issue

A history student from Oxford Brookes University, Nick Beaver, 20, is from the town of Rickmansworth, just outside of London, England. (Photo by Riley Brandt)
Mentor made the difference for exchange student
Certainly a leader - James Nguen.
The inspirational life of alumnus James Nguen
Arsheen Dhalla's time volunteering in Tanzania has inspired her to continue with support initiatives abroad. (Photo by Riley Brandt)
Arsheen Dhalla's experiences nursing in Africa 
will stay with her forever

Erica Morningstar will draw on her hometown advantage at this month's CIS championships. (Photo by David Moll)
Erica Morningstar hopes to remain undefeated at CIS championships
Dr. Peter Bayliss is a professor emeritus in geology and a prominent figure in the mineralogy world. (Photo by Rick Larush)
Surprise donation 
from down under
Education PhD student Suzie Bisson is helping young refugees from around the world adapt to their new home in Calgary.
Research project helps refugee youth succeed