Multimedia: UAlberta in photos

Get the big picture of what's going on at UAlberta! View our photo galleries featuring talented people doing extraordinary things.

Ring out a cheer: UAlberta in September

When the prairie green turns to harvest gold, there’s a special feeling of excitement, of expectancy, at the University of Alberta. It's a feeling shared by our faculty, staff and alumni the world over. Here's some of what September 2016 has to offer.

Getting the band back together

The U of A Cheer Song rests on a cymbal.

The U of A hasn't had a marching band since the 1960s. Thanks to education professor Tom Dust, a group of students, alumni and community members have picked up the baton to assemble the university's first marching band in more than 50 years.

Spring convocation and chancellor installation 2016

Collecting stories about 2016 spring convocation, and the installation of Doug Stollery as the U of A's 21st chancellor. #UAlberta16

The Block A team

On April 1, 2016, University of Alberta Athletics hosted its annual "Block A" event, recognizing athletes in their third year for their contributions to Bears and Pandas athletics. This year, Athletics also honoured 54 female athletes from 1908–1970 with their own sweaters—celebrating more than a century of excellence.

Little things that mean a lot

Decorated by an artist’s fine hand 2,500 years ago, this tiny red and black clay vessel in the U of A’s W.G. Hardy Collection of Ancient Near Eastern and Classical Antiquities sports a regal sphinx and once held perfumed oil.

Whether they're seeking to understand the tiniest forms of life, taking small steps toward major breakthroughs or influencing students in subtle but profound ways, U of A researchers and educators are proving that little things can make a big impact.

Richard's picks of 2015

UAlberta photographer Richard Siemens takes thousands of pictures every year, capturing the people, places and moments that make up the life of our campus community. Here are some of his favourites of 2015.

Count only the sunny hours

The sundial on the south face of the Arts Building bears the inscription, "I Count Only the Sunny Hours."

A year in the life of the U of A, seen through the eyes of the #UAlberta community on Instagram.

Fall convocation and presidential installation 2015

The official mace of the University of Alberta

Collecting stories about 2015 fall convocation, and the installation of David Turpin as the U of A's 13th president.

Halloween 2015

The University of Alberta takes on a spooky cast at Halloween.

The spookiest and scariest photos from the U of A community, in a Storify to horrify!

Storify: Forever green and gold 2015

September is a month to cheer at the University of Alberta.

From the anticipation of the new school year to the outburst of campus colours on Green and Gold Day, September is a month to remember at UAlberta. Watch the story unfold through the eyes of students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Ring out a cheer

When the prairie green turns to harvest gold, there’s a special feeling of excitement, of expectancy, at the University of Alberta. Here’s some of what September has to offer.

Ten years of uplifting words

As Indira Samarasekera gave her final convocation address before the end of her presidency July 1, 2015, we looked back at some of her words of wisdom to graduates on their big day.

Spring convocation 2015

Arnold Wong

As we celebrate all that our newest graduates have achieved and will achieve, we recognize the profound impact of the people they've met on campus—fellow students who supported them, professors who challenged and encouraged them, and mentors who inspired them.

Richard's picks of 2014

Check out some of the year's most intriguing images, as seen through the lens of University of Alberta photographer Richard Siemens.

Storify: Forever green and gold 2014

From the dawn of the first day of the 2014-15 school year to Green and Gold Day, September was a month to remember at UAlberta.

From the anticipation of the new school year to the outburst of campus colours on Green and Gold Day, September was a month to remember. Relive it all with these photos from students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Pride Week 2014 Storified

Pride Week 2015 runs Feb. 28 to March 7.

From Feb. 26 to March 8, the U of A community came together as allies in support of safe, caring and respectful campus environments for LGBTQ students, staff and faculty.

Global citizens of UAlberta

Melody Du with her winning poster design for UAlberta's International Week 2014

International Week 2014 focuses on "Creating Solutions for a Healthier World." Meet some people at the U of A who are putting their skill, talent and passion to work toward that goal.

Richard's picks of 2013

U of A scientific glass-blower Jason Dibbs at work

University photographer Richard Siemens takes thousands of pictures each year, capturing the life of our campus community. Here are some of his favourites from 2013. (Dec. 16, 2013)

Fall convocation 2013

Deanna Dow, '13 BCom

Meet some of the graduates who are making an inspiring impact on campus, in their communities and around the world. (Nov. 20, 2013)

A day of service

Volunteers cross 87 Avenue en route to Quad

BaseCamp Day of Service was a chance for students to connect with the community by lending a hand on projects from refilling playground sandboxes to cleaning up parks in Edmonton's river valley. And with alumni joining in, it was a chance for the UAlberta community to "Do Great Things" together. (Sept. 30, 2013)

Campus sustainability goes on tour

The Campus Community Garden

Every second Wednesday in the summer, UAlberta's Office of Sustainability leads a free walking tour around the north campus. Take a look at how the U of A instils sustainability in all aspects of campus life—a commitment that goes far beyond our environment. (July 15, 2013)

Spring convocation 2013

Amanda Black UAlberta Convocation 2013

In June, we shared in the excitement of the U of A's newest graduates as they received their degrees and prepared to make their mark on the world. (June 13, 2013)

A moving monument

Teaser image for Jordan Bennett photo essay

A hand-crafted birchbark canoe-turned-memorial was unveiled at UAlberta as a monument to the strength of Aboriginal children who survived residential schools. After the unveiling, partners portaged the hand-crafted birchbark canoe to its permanent home in Pembina Hall. (April 4, 2013)