Society & Culture
U of A students showed their class this year with excellence under pressure, resilience in the face of adversity and ingenious ideas.
1. Widower’s search for cancer cure takes surprising turn
After losing his wife to a rare type of ovarian cancer 10 years ago, Powel Crosley vowed to cure the disease. Now, after graduating with a master’s in oncology at age 66, he could be on the cusp of a breakthrough in treating it.
2. U of A law students win international moot court competition
Arguing a simulated case in human rights, a U of A team went undefeated in the Commonwealth’s most prestigious moot court competition and became only the fourth Canadian team to win it all since 1983.
3. PhD studies pay off for most graduates, new study shows
Four in five PhD students have a job lined up before they graduate, according to a labour market study that shows the long hours, gruelling revisions and looming deadlines end up paying off.
4. Former ICU nurse heads...