University of Calgary

February 2010

Feb. 24, 2010

New Nickle Arts Museum receives $3 million from City of Calgary
The City of Calgary has approved a contribution of $3.234 million towards the completion of The Nickle Arts Museum at its new location in the Taylor Family Digital Library

Alberta least competitive in oil and gas
For most cases, Alberta falls dead last in terms of competitiveness for oil and gas, says report

How do you say ‘muggle’ in Ancient Greek?
University of Calgary professor’s Harry Potter collection highlights the challenges of translating Potter to the world

Feb. 22, 2010

Alumna on the podium again
Kristina Groves, BSc'04, is currently Canada’s only multiple medallist at the Winter Olympics

Feb. 17, 2010

Battling zombies, botnets and Torpig
Distinguished lecture looks at outwitting enemy hackers in the Internet ‘arms race’

Urban immersion: learning about homelessness
U of C students spend Reading Week with the Mustard Seed in downtown Calgary

Feb. 14, 2010

U of C physicists play Lego with photons

Feb. 12, 2010

So, you think you’re a good driver?
Survey will gauge Albertans’ knowledge of road rules and effect on safety

Feb. 11, 2010

Ethnicity and cardiac care study gets funding
U of C researcher to lead multi-disciplinary study in Calgary, Vancouver & Toronto

U of C research combats elder abuse
Federal funding supports project to eliminate elder abuse in ethno-cultural communities

New geology research to chart Arctic resources
A new research project will help unlock the energy resource potential of one of the High Arctic’s most promising frontier basins

Feb. 10, 2010

Making a study of the Vancouver Olympics
Sociology students to visit Vancouver and study everything Olympics, except the sports

Feb. 8, 2010

Thirsk returns to pick up degree
Watching Canada from space station window was unforgettable image for CSA astronaut

Feb. 5, 2010

Researchers open new facility to transform Alberta's oilsands industry
New facility will enable researchers to test projects aimed at more cleanly and cost-effectively unlocking energy from Alberta’s vast oilsands resources

Feb. 4, 2010

HELP program a first
In the first initiative of its kind in the Middle East, the University of Calgary Qatar will provide humanitarian assistance training programs for disaster and emergency relief.

Feb. 3, 2010

Daring to defy the deficit
The Martin Glynn-Jarislowsky Challenge puts government spending solutions into students’ hands

Feb. 2, 2010

February is Wellness Month
SU offers a number of events to promote well-being

Security and the Vancouver Games
Large-scale terror attack unlikely, but small disruptions quite possible, says PhD candidate