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Dr. Jackie Sieppert has accepted to serve as interim director of The School of Public Policy (SPP) from July 1 to Dec. 31, 2022.   Dr. Sieppert previously served two terms as dean of the Faculty of Social Work and is taking on this new role after returning from his earned administrative leave. His contributions […]

Many of the graduate students in the University of Calgary’s Sustainable Energy Development (SEDV) program are looking for a new career while others want to broaden their knowledge. But they all share a common desire: to make the world a better place. “These are the people who sit at the table that are trying to […]

The School of Public Policy and the Faculty of Kinesiology are pleased to announce the honouring of Dr. Jennifer Zwicker, PhD, program director of health policy, as a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2021. Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 is an annual leadership award that recognizes exceptional achievement by 40 outstanding Canadians […]

The University of Calgary Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies and The School of Public Policy has received substantial funding from the Department of National Defence. The Canadian Network on Information and Security (CANIS) project will be co-led by Dr. Erin Gibbs Van Brunschot from the Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies and […]

Dear colleagues,  I am pleased to share the news that Peter MacKinnon has been appointed interim director of The School of Public Policy (SPP) from Sept. 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.   Originally from Prince Edward Island, Peter’s working life has primarily been in Western Canada. In 2012, he stepped down after serving 13 […]

IDEAS/RePEc released their global top 25 per cent of policy schools as of 2020 and The School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary ranked number 33. The School of Public Policy is the only policy school in Canada to have made the list, appearing alongside policy schools from Harvard, Columbia and Stanford to name a few. IDEAS […]

Nicole Wiedman, a graduate of the Master’s program with The School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary, has been named as one of the recipients of the 2020 Young Women in Energy Awards. Wiedman, Indigenous Relations Manager with MEG Energy, says she is very honoured to receive the award and understands the weight […]