Calgary, University of, at Calgary, Alta., Canada; coeducational; provincially supported; founded 1945 as a branch of the Univ. of Alberta. It gained full autonomy in 1966. It has faculties of education, engineering, environmental design, fine arts, general studies, graduate studies, humanities, law, management, medicine, nursing, physical education, science, social science, and social work. The Arctic Institute of North America, the Petroleum Recovery Institute, and the Research Centre for Canadian Ethnic Studies are affiliated with the university.
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