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Watershed moment

Maricor Arlos grew up surrounded by water, but it wasn’t until she came to Canada that she found her purpose in sustaining it for future generations.

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Uptick in avian flu cases poses little threat to humans

Risk of transmission to people and pets is very low unless you regularly come into contact with birds, says U of A expert.

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In good hands: examining everyday nursing ethics through touch and technology

On International Nurses Day, Folio highlights one researcher’s work to improve nursing care.

The Latest

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Research Highlights


Energy channelled by space weather favours the north, new study shows


U of A researchers discover one of our cellular building blocks acts as a gel, not liquid as previously believed

U of A oncology researcher John Mackey (left) and cell biologist Luc Berthiaume

Target of new cancer treatment valid for breast as well as blood cancers: study

U of A In The News

Impact & Initiatives

Michael Lounsbury

Pilot program aims to give high schoolers a head start on becoming entrepreneurs


Canadian-led project saves lives in Somalia through innovative solar-powered oxygen system


U of A’s innovative wheat-breeding program gets $2M funding boost

Statements & Advisories

From the President's Desk: Growing our student and faculty community

From the President's Desk: 2022 State of the University address

From the President's Desk: Suspending the Vaccination Directive and CampusReady program

News Sources


Folio is the brand journalism site of the University of Alberta, sharing the U of A's stories and expertise.

The Quad

The Quad is the University of Alberta’s official faculty and staff blog

New Trail

Founded in 1920 New Trail helps U of A grads stay in touch with their alma mater.


YouAlberta is the University of Alberta’s official student life blog.