University of Calgary

April 6, 2010

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Developing mathematics for more secure on-line communication
University of Calgary awarded $1 million to lead new mathematical research.

Name that Res!—and win prizes
The university community is invited to submit their ideas for the name of the newest residence opening this fall.

English for Academic Purposes celebrates cultural diversity
Students share cultural dishes and dress in traditional attire to learn about their classmates’ home countries.

Newsmakers

Ottawa Citizen
March 31, 2010
Obama sets sights on Arctic oil and gas exploration

Rob Huebert, a University of Calgary political scientist who specializes in Arctic development and security issues, says the U.S. government's move to open offshore areas to energy exploration—including the Beaufort Sea, adds urgency for Canada to resolve the boundary issue and to preparing, generally, for greater activity in the Arctic.

Canadian Geographic
April 5, 2010
An Earth shaking industry?

You're standing in the foothills of west-central Alberta, a landscape of pumpjacks and pipelines, when the ground suddenly starts to shudder beneath your feet. Your fear is quickly quashed by reason: "I'm in Alberta—there are no earthquakes here." But a couple of hundred kilometres away, University of Calgary geoscience department head David Eaton knows what you felt was real.

Events

Today
> Lecture: Controlling the Cell Cycle
> Readings by U of C Student Authors
> Music: 2010 An Organ Odyssey with Kraig Scott

April 7
> Lecture: A Magician's Tour of Scotland's Islands
> Readings by U of C Student Authors

April 8
> Film: Science in the Cinema: Shine

April 10
> Forum: Fourth Annual Social Justice Encounter
> Music: The Piano Sings with Marilyn Engle (piano)

April 12
> Lecture: The Paradox of Plenty; conflict between agriculture and nutrition in modern medical history

More events: ucalgary.ca/events