University of Calgary

April 21, 2010

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Reminder: Budget Information Session today
Interim President Warren Veale, Provost Alan Harrison and Vice-President (Finance) Jonathan Gebert will answer your questions about the University of Calgary’s budget for 2010-2011 and our four-year business plan today at 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. in Administration 140 and on Thursday, April 29 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. in Administration 140.

Review of senior administrators
The Provost and Vice-President (Academic) invites staff and faculty input on selected senior administrators’ performance. Feedback is due by Friday, May 14, 2010.

Engineering Design Fair
Innovative student designs and prototypes presented at this year’s Engineering Design Fair.

Newsmakers

Vancouver Sun
April 14, 2010
BLG nominee Glavic to return to Dinos

University of Calgary Dino quarterback Erik Glavic says he's not waiting with baited breath for the Canadian Football League to call. He still has unfinished business at the varsity level.

Calgary Herald
April 14, 2010
U of C medical school founder honoured with Hall of Fame induction

Nearly every major city in Canada had a medical school in the late 1960s, except Calgary.

In 1967, Dr. William Cochrane reluctantly moved west from Halifax, where he was a pediatrician at the children's hospital and a professor at Dalhousie University. He had been working on launching the much-needed school in Calgary for two years, but was spinning his wheels.

Calgary Herald
April 14, 2010
Nursing students make lives healthier

Community health is about helping people keep healthy or maintain current levels so they don't get worse and require medical intervention, said senior instructor Sylvia Loewen, a senior instructor at the U of C's Faculty of Nursing. "Nursing takes care of people from the cradle to the grave."

Vancouver Sun
April 12, 2010
Doctors study link between oral cancer and HPV

Dr. Joseph Dort, professor of head and neck surgery at the University of Calgary’s faculty of medicine and president of the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology, says oral cancer is becoming more prevalent in younger patients.

Events

Today
> Buy a book; help families with sick children
> EVDS MDP Graduate Show: CTRL + Z
> Budget Information Sessions
> Info Session: Post Award Research Project changes

April 22
> Buy a book; help families with sick children
> TEDxUofC: Technology for Change
> EVDS MDP Graduate Show: CTRL + Z
> Earth Day Campus Clean-up
> 3rd Annual Lecture of a Lifetime
> From Fitness to Finesse

April 23
> Buy a book; help families with sick children
> EVDS MDP Graduate Show: CTRL + Z
> Info Session: Post Award Research Project changes
> All of the Above: The 2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduating Class Exhibition
> EVDS Big Annual Mixer II - ELECTRIC CIRCUS

April 24
> EVDS Big Annual Mixer II - ELECTRIC CIRCUS
> Hubble Telescope: 20 years of discovery

April 25
> All of the Above: The 2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduating Class Exhibition

April 26
> All of the Above: The 2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduating Class Exhibition
> Monday Night Jazz Series: Curtis Macdonald

April 27
> All of the Above: The 2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduating Class Exhibition


More events: ucalgary.ca/events