University of Calgary

February 7, 2011

 
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News

Worth the Weight?
Body image is the focus of Eating Disorder Awareness Week Feb. 6 - 12.

Alumna is Canada Reads finalist
The Bone Cage, by English alumna Dr. Angie Abdou, makes the final round for Canada Reads' Best Book of The Decade.

New vice-president of university relations
Dr. Elizabeth Cannon announced the appointment of Diane Kenyon as the new vice-president of the university relations office on Friday.

Professor Emeritus named to the Order of Canada
Dr. Christopher Wiseman, a retired English professor was awarded one of Canada’s highest civilian honours for his contributions to the development of creative writing.

Campus Connection

Rothney Astrophysical Observatory open house
Alien life forms and the latest finds in extraterrestrial research presentation and telescope viewing, Feb. 12.

 

Events

Today
> Slideshow: Getting into Sea Kayaking and Sea Kayaking Southern Waters
> Project Next: roving booth
> Lecture: What a Church Historian Can Offer the Church of Today
> Brenda Strafford Foundation visit to the Faculty of Nursing

Feb. 8
> The Vitamin D Debate
> Project Next Workshop: after degree student focus
> Lecture: Eating disorder awareness in a fat phobic culture
> Concert: Vespers in Lubeck, Baroque organ series
> Book study: Irresistible Revolution

Feb. 9
> Reading: In The Suicide's Library: A Book Lover's Journey
> Project Next Workshop: staff focus
> Winter Walk Day
> MEDes (Planning Program) Open House
> Lecture: Displaced Temporality on the Margins of the City

Feb. 10
> Project Next Workshop: graduate student focus
> Nickle at Noon: Museum Studies: Teaching Breadth, Flexibility and Curiousity
> Lecture: The Deepwater Horizon Spill
> Lecture: Alberta Politics in the Post-Stelmach Era
> ISEEE Lecture: Oil sands oil vs. OPEC oil

Feb. 11
> Visiting Artist and Scholar Series presents: Stephen Hutchings
> Project Next Workshop: roving booth
> Concert: Michael Bernard Fitzgerald
> Lecture: Radiation Oncology Physics at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre
> Conference: Business Day 2011
> 26th Annual Darwin Lecture and Dinner

Feb. 12
> RAO: Alien life forms and the latest finds in extraterrestrial research

Feb.15
> UCI speaker series: Craig Kielburger
> ISEEE Expert Series: BP Oil Spill
> Book Study: The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical by Shane Claiborne
> School of Public Policy lecture: A View from Japan

More events: ucalgary.ca/events