Sharaz Khan wins Outstanding Teacher Award | University of Calgary

Sharaz Khan wins Outstanding Teacher Award | University of Calgary

Commerce Undergraduate Society recognizes teaching excellence in business technologies instructor July 29, 2015 For his focus on technology-based classrooms and student-centered approach to teaching, Sharaz Khan was awarded this year’s Commerce Undergraduate Society Outstanding Teacher Award. The annual prize is determined by student nominations and is a tradition going back 25 years. It is awarded to a professor who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to the … Continue reading Sharaz Khan wins Outstanding Teacher Award | University of Calgary

CBC Radio - Canada, Calgary & the Ismailis - Canada’s favorite person – Mayor Naheed Nenshi and the ever popular Ismaili community’s 2014 Stampede “Break-the-fast”

CBC Radio’s Vinyl Cafe: Canada, Calgary & the Ismailis: Canada’s favorite person – Mayor Naheed Nenshi and the ever popular Ismaili community’s 2014 Stampede “Break-the-fast”

On March 2, 2015 in front of a packed audience of 2,500 at Calgary’s Jack Singer Concert Hall, Stuart McLean recorded CBC Radio’s hit show Vinyl Cafe, wherein he spoke about Canada, Calgary and the Ismailis. He specifically spoke about what makes this country and this city special, highlighting the first Muslim mayor of any major city in the West, Naheed Nenshi, as one example, … Continue reading CBC Radio’s Vinyl Cafe: Canada, Calgary & the Ismailis: Canada’s favorite person – Mayor Naheed Nenshi and the ever popular Ismaili community’s 2014 Stampede “Break-the-fast”

Ask me about my research - Zaheed Damani: MD/PhD Leaders in Medicine

Ask me about my research – Zaheed Damani: MD/PhD Leaders in Medicine

Meet just a few of the incredible young researchers striving to create the future of health at the new Cumming School of Medicine Zaheed Damani: MD/PhD Leaders in Medicine Supervisor: Deborah Marshall, PhD O’Brien Institute for Public Health Could lineups at airports, banks and fast food restaurants help inspire efforts to reduce patient waiting times? “Lots of people say the health-care system is broken, but … Continue reading Ask me about my research – Zaheed Damani: MD/PhD Leaders in Medicine

Anisha Mawji: Music undergrad leaves no notes unplayed

Anisha Mawji: Music undergrad leaves no notes unplayed

Capstone course and volunteer experiences enrich Anisha Mawji’s education By Casey Blais for ucalgary.ca Being the first person to earn an Honours Degree in Music from the University of Calgary is an accomplishment that stands out for Anisha Mawji during her four years as an undergraduate student. The honours project, which Mawji pursued through a capstone course in the Department of Music, is already having an … Continue reading Anisha Mawji: Music undergrad leaves no notes unplayed

Rosmin Bhanji receives University of Calgary WRC Distinguished Alumna Award

Rosmin Bhanji receives University of Calgary WRC Distinguished Alumna Award

ROSMIN BHANJI was born in East Africa and moved to Canada at the age of 18. She is married with 2 children and has 2 grandchildren. At the age of 34 Rosmin chose to pursue a career in Social work. She graduated from the University of Calgary in 1995 with a Bachelor of Social Work. For 10 years, she worked with the Alberta Government and … Continue reading Rosmin Bhanji receives University of Calgary WRC Distinguished Alumna Award

Khalil Rawji explores new ways to repair nerve damage | University of Calgary

Khalil Rawji explores new ways to repair nerve damage | University of Calgary

As one of 11 students at the university who were recently honoured with Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, Rawji will be given $150,000 over three years toward his education and research. First-hand encounter with an MS patient inspired PhD student to pursue new therapies By Doug Ferguson for uToday of University of Calgary Finding out someone he knew had been diagnosed with a life-altering illness inspired … Continue reading Khalil Rawji explores new ways to repair nerve damage | University of Calgary

Calgary Canada: Engaging our Youth

From Almoonir Dewji’s blog The next meeting of the IFNC for this year will be hosted by Calgary’s Sikh Community on Wednesday, February 12th 2009 at the Sikh Society Gurdwara (Old Banff Coach Rd. & 81 St. SW) at 7:30pm. The issue for discussion will be “Engaging our youth” The theme for this year is: Issues Arising When Practising Your Faith in 21st Century Calgary … Continue reading Calgary Canada: Engaging our Youth

Ismaili Jamatkhana hosts the InterFaith Network of Calgary

On January 18, 2009 the Ismaili Muslim Community hosted the Interfaith Network of Calgary at the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre. The session was attended by 40 participants from the Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Sikh and Ismaili Muslim faith tradition. Rev. Tom Melvin brought a group of youth from Deer Park United Church to attend this session as part of the requirement towards their Confirmation. Jamil Kassam, … Continue reading Ismaili Jamatkhana hosts the InterFaith Network of Calgary

Next meeting of Interfaith Network of Calgary will be held at Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre

The next meeting of the IFNC for this year will be hosted by Calgary’s Ismaili Muslim Community on Sunday, January 18th 2009 at the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre (1128 45th Ave. NE ) at 2:30pm. The theme for this year is: Issues Arising When Practising Your Faith in 21st Century Calgary Details at the source. Continue reading Next meeting of Interfaith Network of Calgary will be held at Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre

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Calgary Herald: Spiritual leader brings out followers’ emotions

“The Ismaili community is a very strong component of the fabric of Calgary. It’s incredible in terms of the volunteering they do, everything from the Stampede float to the homeless to building affordable housing units in the community of Mayland Heights,” said the mayor. Stephane Massinon Calgary Herald Monday, November 24, 2008 With tears in his eyes and his voice quivering, Nash Jetha speaks quietly … Continue reading Calgary Herald: Spiritual leader brings out followers’ emotions

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Calgary Herald: Thousands expected for Aga Khan’s visit in Calgary

Graeme Morton , Canwest News Service Published: Saturday, November 22, 2008 Aga Khan’s visit excites community CALGARY – Calgary’s close-knit Ismaili Muslim community is on pins and needles in anticipation of Sunday’s visit by the Aga Khan, spiritual leader for the world’s 15 million Ismailis. The Aga Khan, who began his weeklong Canadian tour in Ottawa on Nov. 18, will fly into Calgary Sunday evening. … Continue reading Calgary Herald: Thousands expected for Aga Khan’s visit in Calgary

Catholic Students Visit Calgary Ismaili Jamatkhana

From Almoonir Dewji’s blog: http://almoonir.blogspot.com/2008/11/catholic-students-visit-calgary-ismaili.html Over the past two days I had the honour to host, at the Calgary Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre, students from the World Religion Class at two Catholic High Schools: Father Lacombe High School, Calgary and St. Martin de Porres Senior High School, Airdrie. The tours were organized as part of the Canadian Centre for Diversity‘s “Discover Religious Diversity: Full Day … Continue reading Catholic Students Visit Calgary Ismaili Jamatkhana