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Recent News

Dr. Patrick Feng, assistant professor in the Department of Communication and Culture, was recognized for his commitment to sustainability in the Faculty Leadership category at the sixth annual SustainabilityON Awards. Feng involved people on campus with sustainability research by using the Dining Centre as a “living laboratory” for sustainability.  He was also involved in organizing a sustainability workshop that attracted attendees from on campus and beyond.

 

New research by University of Calgary professor Charlene Elliott published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health, has found that children prefer the taste of foods wrapped in decorative wrappings, and that aesthetics may actually play a stronger role than branding in influencing preschoolers’ taste preferences.  

Events

Date & Time:
May 2, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Please join the Department of Communication and Culture in welcoming internationally-published, award-winning writer Denise Chong. In recalling that remark by the publisher before she had yet to write a word of what would become The Concubine's Children, Denise Chong will consider how she has evolved as a writer of narrative non-fiction. 

Student Spotlight

Pamela Jarosz, a fourth-year Communications Studies student at the University of Calgary has recently presented at the 22nd Annual Richard Frucht Memorial Lecture Series and Student Conference at the University of Alberta from March 5-7, 2014.