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University of Calgary officially opens upgraded engineering complex

  • President Cannon and Dean Bill Rosehart pose with engineering students while celebrating the official opening of the new Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex.
     President Cannon and Dean Bill Rosehart pose with engineering students while celebrating the official opening of the new Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex.
  • Guests gather in the great hall for the official opening of the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex on November 15.
     Guests gather in the great hall for the official opening of the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex on November 15.
  • Schulich faculty members Associate Professor Milana Trifkovic (left) and Associate Dean (Research) Jocelyn Grozic take part in celebrations of the official opening of the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex.
     Schulich faculty members Associate Professor Milana Trifkovic (left) and Associate Dean (Research) Jocelyn Grozic take part in celebrations of the official opening of the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex.
  • Schulich Soundstage musicians perform as guests enter for the official opening of the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex.
     Schulich Soundstage musicians perform as guests enter for the official opening of the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex.
  • Students gather to celebrate the official opening of the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex on November 15.
     Students gather to celebrate the official opening of the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex on November 15.
  • Artist Mandy Stobo, whose father was a graduate of the University of Calgary's engineering program, creates a painting showcasing the importance of the new Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex to the City of Calgary during the official opening ceremonies.
     Artist Mandy Stobo, whose father was a graduate of the University of Calgary's engineering program, creates a painting showcasing the importance of the new Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex to the City of Calgary during the official opening ceremonies.
  • Guest are arriving for the official opening of the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex on November 15.
     Guest are arriving for the official opening of the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex on November 15.
  • Dancers from Platinum Performing Arts entertain as guests arrive.
     Dancers from Platinum Performing Arts entertain as guests arrive.
  • Manpreet Deol, second-year mechanical engineering student and Schulich Leader scholarship winner, shared how the newly opened engineering renovation and expansion is already helping her learn more effectively and that it makes her want to come to class everyday.
     Manpreet Deol, second-year mechanical engineering student and Schulich Leader scholarship winner, shared how the newly opened engineering renovation and expansion is already helping her learn more effectively and that it makes her want to come to class everyday.
  • Reg Crowshoe, Piikani Blackfoot Elder and University of Calgary Senator, offered a blessing for the new building from Treaty 7 First Nation.
     Reg Crowshoe, Piikani Blackfoot Elder and University of Calgary Senator, offered a blessing for the new building from Treaty 7 First Nation.
  • More than 250 people, including engineering students, faculty, staff and honoured guests, gathered to celebrate the official opening of the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex.
     More than 250 people, including engineering students, faculty, staff and honoured guests, gathered to celebrate the official opening of the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex.
  • President Elizabeth Cannon shares how this building has been a "labour of love" for many who have spent years to help the project become a reality.
     President Elizabeth Cannon shares how this building has been a "labour of love" for many who have spent years to help the project become a reality.
  • Dean Bill Rosehart explains how the engineering renovation and expansion project will help students, faculty and staff within the Schulich School of Engineering better reach their full potential.
     Dean Bill Rosehart explains how the engineering renovation and expansion project will help students, faculty and staff within the Schulich School of Engineering better reach their full potential.
  • Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt offers remarks on behalf of the Government of Alberta around their support for this innovative new teaching and research space.
     Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt offers remarks on behalf of the Government of Alberta around their support for this innovative new teaching and research space.
  • Bill Peterson, Senior Vice President, Development Operations from Canadian Natural Resources Limited speaks about the historic gift to the University of Calgary to support the future of engineering in Canada.
     Bill Peterson, Senior Vice President, Development Operations from Canadian Natural Resources Limited speaks about the historic gift to the University of Calgary to support the future of engineering in Canada.
  • (Left to right) Bill Peterson, Senior Vice President, Development Operations from Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Marlin Schmidt, Minister of Advanced Education, Bill Rosehart, Dean of the Schulich School of Engineering, Elizabeth Cannon, President of the University of Calgary, Reg Crowshoe Piikani Blackfoot Elder and University of Calgary Senator, and Manpreet Deol, second-year engineering student, prepare to cut the ribbon to officially open the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex.
     (Left to right) Bill Peterson, Senior Vice President, Development Operations from Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Marlin Schmidt, Minister of Advanced Education, Bill Rosehart, Dean of the Schulich School of Engineering, Elizabeth Cannon, President of the University of Calgary, Reg Crowshoe Piikani Blackfoot Elder and University of Calgary Senator, and Manpreet Deol, second-year engineering student, prepare to cut the ribbon to officially open the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex.
  • Engineering students hold up remnants of a giant ribbon after the official opening of the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex opening celebration.
     Engineering students hold up remnants of a giant ribbon after the official opening of the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex opening celebration.
  • Team Zeus answers questions about their electronic bike as part of a student showcase.
     Team Zeus answers questions about their electronic bike as part of a student showcase.
  • Schulich Racing team members show off their vehicle for guests as part of a student showcase.
     Schulich Racing team members show off their vehicle for guests as part of a student showcase.
  • Schulich School of Engineering students, faculty and staff created sculptures from non-perishable food items as part of the official opening ceremonies. The food will be donated to the Students' Union Food Bank and the Veterans Food Bank.
     Schulich School of Engineering students, faculty and staff created sculptures from non-perishable food items as part of the official opening ceremonies. The food will be donated to the Students' Union Food Bank and the Veterans Food Bank.
  • Schulich School of Engineering students, faculty and staff created sculptures from non-perishable food items as part of the official opening ceremonies. The food will be donated to the Students' Union Food Bank and the Veterans Food Bank.
     Schulich School of Engineering students, faculty and staff created sculptures from non-perishable food items as part of the official opening ceremonies. The food will be donated to the Students' Union Food Bank and the Veterans Food Bank.