University of Calgary

#254
Most Influential School

Public research university located in Calgary, Alberta

About University of Calgary

According to Wikipedia, The University of Calgary is a public research university located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The University of Calgary started in 1944 as the Calgary branch of the University of Alberta, founded in 1908, prior to being instituted into a separate, autonomous university in 1966. It is composed of 14 faculties and over 85 research institutes and centres. The main campus is located in the northwest quadrant of the city near the Bow River and a smaller south campus is located in the city centre. The main campus houses most of the research facilities and works with provincial and federal research and regulatory agencies, several of which are housed next to the campus such as the Geological Survey of Canada. The main campus covers approximately .

What Is University of Calgary Known For?

University of Calgary is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Calgary's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Calgary's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Calgary's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Computer Science, and Social Work. Here are some of University of Calgary's most famous alumni:

Jackson Proskow
A Canadian journalist.
Joshua Whitehead
A Canadian writer.
Scott MacEachern
A Canadian archaeologist.
Candice Olson
A Canadian interior designer.
Roberta Rees
A Canadian poet.
Moira Stilwell
Moira Stilwell
A Canadian politician.
Christine E. Silverberg
A Canadian lawyer and police chief.
Karl Tilleman
A Canadian basketball player.
Derek Michael Besant
A Canadian artist.
Ray Novak
A Chief of Staff of the Canadian Prime Minister.
D. Randy Garrison
A Canadian cognitive scientist.
Naheed Nenshi
A Canadian politician. Naheed Nenshi is 36th mayor of Calgary, Alberta.