The Week in Review: September 29, 2022

Ahead of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30, we're highlighting how our students are engaging with Indigenous history, gaining experiences they will take throughout their studies and into tomorrow's diverse workforce. And this week brought news of provincial funding that will give Albertans more choices to upgrade or add to their job-ready skills, and a renewed agreement with a key international partner to help ensure U of A students have skills sought after by employers in Alberta and worldwide.

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Albertans looking to expand their career horizons will have more choices at the U of A, thanks to more than $1.1 million in new provincial funding for programs offering micro-credentials for high-demand jobs. (Photo: Richard Siemens)
Business, Science and Technology, Health And Wellness

Newly funded micro-credential programs will provide Albertans with job-ready skills

Computer game design, health-care simulation and artificial intelligence are among 10 U of A programs for people looking to gain skills for in-demand jobs in innovative industries.

U of A president Bill Flanagan (centre) and Infosys executive vice-president Tan Moorthy sign an agreement extending the collaboration between the two partners at an event Sept. 26 in Calgary. Jobs, Economy and Innovation Minister Tanya Fir (second right) and Premier Jason Kenney (right) were among those in attendance. (Photo: Michael Brown)
Science and Technology, Business

Renewed agreement will help cultivate the next generation of tech talent

U of A and Infosys extend their existing collaboration, prioritizing professional development and training opportunities for students.

Health And Wellness

Top tips for teaching — and learning — from one of Canada’s best medical educators

Society and Culture

A vision achieved: new Diwan Pavilion officially opens at Aga Khan Garden

Honouring truth, working together toward reconciliation

Society and Culture

Learning on the land: students experience Métis heritage in pilot course

Society and Culture

Law students take eye-opening trip through Indigenous legal history

From the President's Desk

From the President's Desk: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day 2022

In the Community

Marking the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

U of A in the media this week

The Spring Of Cryobiology: One Enabling Technology That Will Help Build The New Industry Of The Future

A Ukrainian Teenager Invents a Drone That Can Detect Land Mines

Tech giant Infosys opens downtown office with plans to hire 1,000 workers by 2024