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University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is a university of approximately 28,000 students located in the north-western part of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (pop. 1,037,100). It offers over 100 programmes in post-secondary education awarding bachelors, masters, and doctorate (Ph.D) degrees. The University has a medical school (MD), law school (LLB), and in 2006 a veterinary school.
|University of Calgary|
|Motto||Mo Sh¨ile Togam Suas (Gaelic for "I will lift up my eyes")|
|President||Harvey P. Weingarten|
|Campus size||2.13 km²; maintained|
|Mascot||Rex (A Dinosaur)|
2500 University Drive NW
Canada T2N 1N4
- James Gosling, inventor of the Java programming language, holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Calgary (1977).
- Hal Kvisle TransCanada Profile. the President & CEO of TransCanada Corporation holds an MBA from the University of Calgary.
- Douglas R. Hamilton , NASA flight surgeon and biomedical engineer, holds a Ph.D. in cardiovascular physiology from the University of Calgary (1991).
- Stephen Harper, leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Calgary.
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