Passing of women’s rugby coach, PhD student

After a short struggle with cancer, Jenny Vincent, PhD student in Sport Technology and coach of the Dinos varsity women’s rugby team, passed away Jan. 24 at the age of 41. To many, Jenny Vincent was an inspirational and incredibly positive person. A memorial service attended by many former players, friends and family, made Vincent’s… Continue reading Passing of women’s rugby coach, PhD student

U of C poet remembered

Distinguished University of Calgary alumnus and local writer Carin Perron passed away on March 28, at the age of 45 years. Best known for her poetry, she was also the creator of the extensive 28,000 page numismatic Celtic Coin Index and of innumerable works of visual art.“She was a renaissance woman,” stated husband John Hooker.At… Continue reading U of C poet remembered

Avalanche claims engineering grad

As friends and family across North America and Europe mourn the avalanche deaths of seven skiers in British Columbia on Mon., Jan. 20, students and faculty at the University of Calgary gave special attention to one victim in particular, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering graduate Naomi Heffler.“The one thing I will remember about her was she… Continue reading Avalanche claims engineering grad