University of Alberta students provide free dental care for those without insurance

Every Saturday morning during the school year, dentistry and dental hygiene students from the University of Alberta in Edmonton provide cleanings and checkups for free. It’s part of the Student Health Initiative for the Needs of Edmonton (SHINE) clinic. Students…

University of Alberta’s Faculty of Engineering receives donation

October 29 2019 1:25am University of Alberta’s Faculty of Engineering is receiving a significant donation. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId…

Calgary teen tackles stuttering fears head on, starts support group for people with disorder

Despite knowing the answers, Rhea Bhalla never put up her hand in class. The thought of stuttering in front of everyone horrified her. “Stuttering is a really isolating disorder,” the Calgary teen said on Monday. Related News Bhalla saw a…

Alta. universities, colleges say UCP funding cuts are ‘significant’, ‘a challenge’

Alberta universities and colleges are bracing themselves for the fallout from cuts to post-secondary education as a result of the province’s 2019 budget. Related News On Thursday, the budget for advanced education was slashed five per cent from 2018 and…

University of Alberta’s school of witchcraft and wizardry makes science fun for all

October 16 2019 9:08am The University of Alberta’s witchcraft and wizardry event is coming up. As a preview, teacher Michael Ng is playing with liquid nitrogen. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Raptor dinosaur skeleton found in southern Alberta hailed a ‘scientific goldmine’

A rare dinosaur fossil found in southern Alberta is being called a “scientific goldmine” by researchers from the University of Alberta and the Royal Ontario Museum. A 76-million-year-old, nearly complete dromaeosaurid saurornitholestes langstoni specimen was unearthed in Dinosaur Provincial Park,…