University of Calgary

Feb. 23, 2010

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It’s all in the translation
Professor of Russian Nick Žekulin’s collection of all 67 translated volumes of the first Harry Potter book is on display until March 10.

Teaching sensitivity and sensibility
The next lecture in the Faculty of Education’s Engaging New Ideas in Education series focuses on relating to different cultures.

Student art exchange
Students from the Royal College of Art in London open an exhibit of their work on campus this week.

Campus Connection

Call for nominations to serve
The General Faculties Council is now inviting nominations to various campus bodies and standing committees.

Newsmakers

Calgary Herald: Feb. 17
Funds fuel U of C Arctic exploration

A dozen students and their U of C professors will be able to continue to map the geology—and the potential energy riches—of the High Arctic thanks to $400,000 in funding over four years.

CBC: Feb. 17
Calgary home prices will drop

Housing prices in Calgary will drop because of new federal mortgage rules, predicts U of C business professor Jim Dewald.

Globe & Mail: Feb. 17
Canada leads world in hypertension treatment

Two-thirds of Canadians with high blood pressure are being treated successfully, a level unmatched anywhere in the world, a new study shows. “This is a gold medal performance for Canada,” said Norm Campbell, U of C’s Canada chair in hypertension prevention and control.

Events

Today
> Info: Changes in Supply Chain Management
> Science Cafe: Arctic Ice: How is Climate Change Affecting Canada's North?
> Drama: The Humorous Magistrate

Feb. 24
> Arctic Change Speaker Series: Disappearing Sea Ice: What’s to Worry About?
> Movies That Matter: We Live In Public
> Big Rock Lecture: Negotiated Space and Other Trajectories
> Black History Film Festival: Prom Night in Mississippi
> Drama: The Humorous Magistrate

Feb. 25
> Info: Changes in Supply Chain Management
> ISPIA Distinguished Lecture: How to Steal a Botnet and What Can Happen When You Do
> Chaplains' Lenten Book Study: Spiritual Leaders Who Changed the World
> BD&P Judicial Speakers Series: Judicial Dispute Resolution is Institutionalized in the Court of Queen's Bench
> Info: Strategic Research Plan Information Session
> Drama: The Humorous Magistrate
> Latin American Documentary Film Festival: The Music of Argentina, Brazil and Cuba Part I
> Black History Film Festival: Things Fall Apart

More events: ucalgary.ca/events