In Photos: The First 31 Days of 2017

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Although 2017 is still in its infancy, it is proving to be an eventful year (which is likely a huge understatement). Sit back, scroll, and reflect on the month of January through this collection of images submitted by members of the U of A community.

Image for PostHoar frost blankets the landscape around Corbett Hall.
Image courtesy of Amanda McCarthyImage for PostThings got snowy at the Presidents' Circle.
Image courtesy of Jordan CarsonImage for PostCake is served at a special Canada 150 event in the Arts Student Lounge.
Image courtesy of Donna McKinnonImage courtesy of Donna McKinnonImage for PostThe Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Team prepares for a test run at Connor's Hill. The engineering student team is competing at the national competition in Winnipeg Feb. 8 to 12, 2017.
Image courtesy of Richard CairneyImage for Post"My Banjo & Tiny Drawings" is on display at the FAB Gallery, as a part of the Alcuin Awards for Book Design in Canada 2015 exhibit. The exhibit runs from January 17-February 11, 2017.
Image courtesy of TJ JansImage for PostCancer survivor Sharon Dixon is interviewed about her participation in "FLUX: Responding to Head and Neck Cancer" a special exhibit that ran from January 5 - January 21, 2017.
Image courtesy of Melissa FabrizioImage for Post"FLUX: Responding to Head and Neck Cancer," an exhibition curated by artists, writers, and medical professionals that have been listening to, learning from, and collaborating with people recovering from head and neck cancer.
Image courtesy of Melissa FabrizioImage for PostThe hoar frost overtakes the Presidents' Circle on North Campus.
Image courtesy of Laura RileyImage for PostWorks of art are on display in the FAB Gallery exhibit "Adrian Emberley: #152 'mingled with all kinds of colours'" On the left: "A group of young women looking at a sculpture with docent outside the institute of contemporary art, Boston" | 2016 | Oil on canvas. On the right: "Construction I" | 2016 | gouache on paper.
Images courtesy of TJ JansImage for PostDr Geoff Sperber, Professor Emeriti is interviewed by Global News in celebration of the School of Dentistry's centenary.
Image courtesy of Cheryl DeslaurierImage for PostStudents celebrate 100 years of the University of Alberta's School of Dentistry.
Image courtesy of Tarwinder RaiImage for PostThe School of Dentistry's centenary offered moments of delight and reflection.
Images courtesy of Tarwinder RaiImage for PostLight shines through the trees and into the offices of Ring House 2, home of the University of Alberta Press.
Image courtesy of Monika IgaliImage for PostIn honour of Dean Mortensen, Joseph's Rangers intramural hockey team hang from the windows of St. Joseph's College. The jersey's have been a sign of remembrance every January 24 since Mortensen's disappearance in 1992.
Image courtesy of Hallie BrodieImage for PostParticipants of the 2017 University of Alberta Annual Round Dance clasp hands and share in the act of remembrance, honour, and healing.
Image courtesy of Bridget SterlingImage for PostJanuary 12, 2017 marked 5 years since the opening of the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (i.e. ECHA)
Image courtesy of Anne PrattImage for PostHistoric medical artifacts courtesy of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry's Office of Undergraduate Medical Education.
Image courtesy of Melissa FabrizioImage for PostRinging in the Chinese New Year in the Faculty of Arts' Undergraduate Student Services office.
Image courtesy of Donna McKinnonImage for PostMembers of the Department of Elementary Education celebrated the Lunar New Year at a dumpling-making party, hosted by graduate students Yuanli, Jin, and Qingna, and postdoctoral fellow Suzanna.
Image courtesy of Kateryna BarnesImage for PostOn January 26, 2017, the English Language School celebrated the Lunar New Year Festival, with a traditional lion dance at at Enterprise Square.
Image courtesy of Michael ViolaImage for PostFirst year pharmacy students are officially welcomed to the profession during this ceremony which took place at Myer Horowitz Theatre on January 19.
Image courtesy of Jim DobieImage for PostBrett Walsh of Golden Bears Volleyball adds a new record to his list of achievements, as he breaks the Canada West conference record for assists.
Image courtesy of Connor HoodImage for PostThe exhibit "Adrian Emberley: #152 'mingled with all kinds of colours'" is on full display in the FAB Gallery. "Mother and Daughter in Front of Installation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC" | 2016 | Oil Canvas.
Image courtesy of TJ JansImage for PostPanel members (from left) Jaris Swidrovich, Lecturer, University of Saskatchewan, School of Pharmacy, Jean Triscott, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and Allyson Jones, Faulty of Rehabilitation Medicine came togeher to discuss strategies to improve health-care delivery to Indigenous patients.
Image courtesy of Bernie PoitrasImage for PostOut for a stroll along East Campus Village.
Image courtesy of Kate HoltImage for PostU of A chaplain Samuel Wagar welcomes people of all faiths to the new Multi-faith Prayer and Meditation Space at HUB Mall.
Image courtesy of Richard SiemensImage for PostThe Canadian, provincial, and University of Alberta flags are all lowered as a sign of respect and mourning for those lost during the attack on the Quebec City mosque.
Image courtesy of Hallie Brodie