University of Calgary

April 3, 2009

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News

Students receive $10,000 for community garden project
A team of Haskayne School of Business students received a $10,000 prize from Ernst & Young LLP to implement a community garden plan.

Social work students take a stand against racial discrimination
Students create a PhotoVoice resource book to explore the effects of racial discrimination.

Discovery helps understand how “the second brain” works
Researchers from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) in the Faculty of Medicine made a discovery that could help find a way to regulate and restore balance in the gut that may lead to better treatment for gastrointestinal disorders.

Postcard

Postcard from Mexico
Mark Taylor, a fourth-year geology major, expanded his academic and personal interests by going to Mexico for a semester. Here’s his postcard home.

Events

Today
12 p.m. Everett Soopʼs Cartoons: Their Social and Political Context
12 p.m. The Secret History of Race in Argentina
3 p.m. Some Simple Analytics of Trade and Labor Mobility
8 p.m. Beethoven: The Late String Quartets (also April 4)
8 p.m. Around the World in 80 Telescopes at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

April 7
> Nuisance Weed or Nourishing Herb? Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Early Europeans

April 8
> WHAT IF.... Are you Prepared for an Emergency at the U of C?
> Dance@Noon (also April 9)

Until April 11
> Taking Flight: Fifth Anniversary Festival of Student Work