There is a lot of buzz around the discovery of a previously thought to be extinct insect. A team of researchers has discovered the world's largest bee in a remote part of Indonesia. CGTN's Greg Navarro had the chance to talk to one of the researchers. Click here to watch the video!
Capstone projects a major success For the St. Mary’s University students who presented their Capstone projects this year it was the culmination of their academic and intellectual experience used to demonstrate learning acquisition and individual conclusions. Capstone projects encourage students to think critically, solve challenging problems and develop skills such as oral communication, public speaking, [...]
ASCCA Volunteer Recruitment Session Please RSVP by Friday, April 12, 2019 When Monday, April 15, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM MDT Where Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area 20-194001 160 Street West Foothills, AB T1S 4K9 Are you interested in volunteering with the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area? We are holding a [...]
What role are ants playing in the spread of the Thesium in Fish Creek National Park? This was the question that Dr. Mary Ann McLean, Associate Biology Professor at St. Mary’s University, had after observing ants carrying seeds of the invasive species during the summer of 2017. This query led Dr. McLean to reach out [...]
In honour of the birthday of one of the most influential minds in biological sciences, Charles Darwin, students of Dr. Scott Lovell’s Biology 377 class and other members of the St. Mary’s community were treated to a guest lecture by Dr. Stephanie Blais. Dr. Blais’ discussion on how palaeontologists identify transitional forms in fossil records [...]
Attempting to understand the history of life on Earth and how it has changed through time is a vast undertaking. Join speaker Dr. Stephanie Blais as she discusses how palaeontologists identify transitional forms or “intermediate links” that should exist in the fossil record and why they are not, in fact, “links” in some Great Chain, [...]
St. Mary's University science faculty members and students pose with Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks and Calgary-Shaw MLA Graham Sucha. St. Mary's University welcomes Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks to campus November 30, 2017 was an exciting day for faculty and student representatives of the St. Mary’s University science [...]
This summer discover the joys of laboratory and field work with Eric McLeod and Dr McLean! The work will be conducted in the lab and in Fish Creek Provincial Park. The student will work on two separate projects: laboratory inventory and Thesium ecology.
The leading conference for the sociology of sport in the world, the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport conference convened in November, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. Because of the increasingly growing professionalization of sports coaching, one of the growing areas within this conference over the last few years has been sports coach development. [...]
Service learning is a significant component of Conservation. Each student is placed with a local conservation organization to both conduct some research or develop some materials for the benefit of the organization as well as learn something. Projects this year included; researching laws about off road vehicles to help develop more comprehensive local laws, developing [...]