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Multiculturalism leads to a multiplicity of messages

Multiculturalism leads to a multiplicity of messages

In certain cultures women with larger bodies are regarded favorably, while in others, a higher body weight is viewed as a failing or a health risk. So, what do these differing messages surrounding health and weight mean to young women living in a multicultural nation like Canada?

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January 6, 2016

Quick Chat: Keeping in Touch

Quick Chat: Keeping in Touch

Werklund instructor, student discuss best ways to connect to home while travelling

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January 8, 2016

Mentorship programs put students in the front lines

Mentorship programs put students in the front lines

Partnerships like Werklund's Counselling Psychology mentoring program engage students and practitioners alike.

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January 11, 2016

Shelly Russell-Mayhew to speak about body image in annual Werklund Distinguished Research Lecture Jan. 28.

Public talk on weight bias

Shelly Russell-Mayhew to speak about body image in annual Werklund Distinguished Research Lecture Jan. 28.

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January 12, 2016

Rock the pink on Feb. 24 to combat bullying

Rock the pink on Feb. 24 to combat bullying

Werklund Youth Leadership Centre brings colourful awareness campaign to campus

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January 13, 2016

Researchers study work experiences of adults on autism spectrum

Social Work’s David Nicholas and Werklund’s Theresa Jubenville explore ways to build more inclusive workplaces.

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January 14, 2016

Women's Resource Centre seeks performers for Vagina Monologues

Women's Resource Centre seeks performers for Vagina Monologues

The WRC is once again preparing to tell moving, meaningful, and hilarious stories about women and their vaginas in the fourth annual benefit production of The Vagina Monologues.

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January 15, 2016

ESA Breakfast Club

The Education Students' Association's Breakfast Club in support of Brown Bagging it 4 Calgary’s Kids

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January 15, 2016

Quick Chat: Academic Research and International Attitudes

Quick Chat: Academic Research and International Attitudes

Werklund School postdoc and doctoral scholar discover differences in words and meanings at international conference.

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January 18, 2016

TAB Showcase 2016

TAB Showcase 2016

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January 19, 2016

Quick Chat: Is Obesity a Disease?

Quick Chat: Is Obesity a Disease?

Werklund researcher discusses new designation by Canadian Medical Association.

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January 19, 2016

You're from Grande Prairie? What a coincidence!

You're from Grande Prairie? What a coincidence!

Four grad students from northern Alberta, each with a passion for outdoor education, meet while taking distance degree.

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January 19, 2016

Teaching Academy video series takes viewers inside an online classroom

Teaching Academy video series takes viewers inside an online classroom

Award-winning instructors Meadow Schroeder and Barb Brown support colleagues with teaching online

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January 21, 2016

When the teacher becomes the student

When the teacher becomes the student

Desire for life-long learning brings Calgary teacher back to the classroom.

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January 25, 2016

January 27 is National Family Literacy Day

January 27 is National Family Literacy Day

Started in 1999 by ABC Life Literacy Canada, the day is meant to highlight the importance of regular reading to children and to encourage family activities related to reading and literacy.

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January 27, 2016

WSE Graduate students take part in cultural and academic exchange

WSE Graduate students take part in cultural and academic exchange

Doctoral students spend week in Beijing with Australian, Chinese counterparts.

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February 1, 2016

Grads in Profile: Jesse McLean

Grads in Profile: Jesse McLean

Three questions for Jesse McLean.

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February 2, 2016

Ideas percolate from work experience for Werklund grad student

Ideas percolate from work experience for Werklund grad student

HR employee and MEd student Patrick Ryan bridges workplace learning with business acumen

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February 5, 2016

Lecture examines how male youth are affected by sexism Lecture examines how male youth are affected by sexism

Lecture examines how male youth are affected by sexism

Researchers partner with the Calgary Sexual Health Centre to host discussion about human rights and anti-oppressive education.

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February 8, 2016

In new book, postdoctoral scholar discusses the toll of academic competition

Quick Chat: Academic Competition amongst friends and classmates in China

In new book, postdoctoral scholar discusses the toll of academic competition

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February 11, 2016

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