University of Calgary

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The University of Calgary is a university of approximately 28,000 students located in the north-western part of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (pop. 1,037,100). It offers over 100 programmes in post-secondary education awarding bachelors, masters, and doctorate (Ph.D) degrees. The University has a medical school (MD), law school (LLB), and in 2006 a veterinary school.

University of Calgary
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© University of Calgary

MottoMo Shile Togam Suas (Gaelic for "I will lift up my eyes")
Founded1966
School typePublic
ChancellorBill Warren
PresidentHarvey P. Weingarten
LocationCalgary, Alberta
Enrollment28,000
Campus surroundingsUrban
Campus size2.13 km²; maintained
MascotRex (A Dinosaur)
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Athletics

The university is represented in Canadian Interuniversity Sport by the Calgary Dinos.

Address

2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta
Canada T2N 1N4

Alumni

  • James Gosling, inventor of the Java programming language, holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Calgary (1977).
  • Hal Kvisle TransCanada Profile (http://www.transcanada.com/pdf/company/bios/Kvisle.pdf). the President & CEO of TransCanada Corporation holds an MBA from the University of Calgary.
  • Douglas R. Hamilton, NASA flight surgeon and biomedical engineer, holds a Ph.D. in cardiovascular physiology from the University of Calgary (1991).
  • Stephen Harper, leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Calgary.

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External links

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