Arts and Sciences News & Events

Psychology Instructor/Students Working with Community Partners on Social Supports

 

Dr. Anomi Bearden has been working with two University of Calgary/Red Deer College Bachelor of Arts Collaborative students to improve awareness and access to social supports in central Alberta. Dr. Bearden and Melissa Hillman are currently collaborating with the Central Alberta Poverty...

Social Sciences and Social Work Faculty Assist in Domestic Violence Study

 

Several Arts and Sciences faculty members have been working with the Central Alberta Immigrant Women’s Association (CAIWA) to help create an action plan to address domestic violence in the immigrant community. Dr. Baiju Pallicka Vareed, Dr. Reiko Yeap, Dr. Jones Kwaku Adjei,and Dr....

RDC Sociologist Discusses National Housing Crisis on CBC Radio

Weissman

On Sunday, November 26, Dr. Eric Weissman will discuss The National Housing Strategy and his research on homelessness during CBC Radio's Cross Country Checkup at 2pm. Dr. Weissman has researched homeless communities throughout North America for over a decade. He is often interviewed by media as...

Biology Instructor Publishes Article on Sound Analysis of Woodpecker Calls

 

Dr. Sally Stuart recently published the article, "The Seasonal Sights and Sounds of Alberta: Piciformes Present and Past" in Nature Alberta magazine. Her piece examines the calls of the Pileated Woodpecker and the now-extinct Ivory Billed Woodpecker using sound analysis technology. Dr....

Planning for Success with your BA: Information Session

Join RDC alumni on November 23 for a Q&A session on the different career paths a Bachelor of Arts can take you. This session is open to all current, future, or prospective BA students looking for tips on how to prepare for potential careers and/or higher education. Panelists will discuss the...

The Philosopher's Café: International Aid and Obligation

 

On November 23, participants of The Philosopher’s Café with grapple with questions of identity, unity, and humanity during the presentation, "International Aid: do we have an obligation to assist others?" Hosted by Philosophy instructor Carl Hahn, this session will tackle issues...

Open House 2017

Open House for the School of Arts and Sciences

Come mingle with School of Arts and Sciences faculty at RDC's Open House on Saturday, November 4! Instructors from Media Studies and Professional Communication, the Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering, the Sciences, and Social Work will all be in attendance, and academic advisors will...

AGORA Journal Celebration

 

Humanities, Social Sciences, and Social Work students and faculty attended the official Agora Student Conference and Student Writer Awards journal reception on the evening of October 24. Presenters and award recipients received copies of peer-reviewed journals of their published work...

Recognition of Scholarly Activity Award Winner

Scholarly Activity Award

Dr. Heather Marcovitch recieved a Recognition of Scholarly Activity Award on October 20th for her recent articles, “The Yellow Book: Reshaping the Fin de Siėcle” and “Oscar Wilde at the Shaw Festival (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada)”.

Each year, a jury comprised of members from the...

Spencer, Davis, and MacKinnon Book Launch

Faculty book launch

On October 12th, three instructors from the School of Arts and Sciences read excerpts from their new books. Elaine Spencer, Social Work instructor, read from her co-edited volume, Social Work Ethics: Progressive, Practical, and Relational Approaches (Oxford University Press, 2017). This text...

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