University of Calgary

February 8, 2012

News

Fifth Session of the Twenty-Seventh Legislature begins with Speech from the Throne
The Government of Alberta 2012 Speech from the Throne pledges predictable funding on a three-year cycle for education, advanced education and municipalities.

The Quiet Eye in life or death situations
Kinesiology researcher studies how police shoot.

“Be it resolved that…”
Faculty of Law hosts the Blackstone Medals Debate Final.

Campus Connection

Have you started a PURE application?
Avoid the last minute traffic jam.

Student Activities Fund
Application deadline Feb. 15.

Newsmakers

Feb. 5
CBC.ca
Astronauts to photograph northern lights

Feb. 2
The Gauntlet
How the University of Calgary stacks up

Jan. 31
Calgary Sun
Study suggests minutes don't make much difference in EMS saving lives

Jan. 30
MSNBC.com
Evolution shrinks mammals fast, but they're slow to grow

Events

Today
» Sexual and Gender Wellness Week
» The Department of Archaeology Noon Hour Lecture Series
» Faculty of Arts Brownbag Pedagogy Seminar
» Lunch and Learn: The Bible and Homosexuality - Jewish and Christian Perspectives
» Winter Walk Day
» Geoscience Colloquium
» Vampires and Villains: Addressing the place of young people’s out-of-school literacies in the classroom
» Slaughter in Paradise: Nazi U-Boats in the Caribbean 1942-1944

Feb. 9
» Sexual and Gender Wellness Week
» The Desert of Forbidden Art—A Film by Amanda Pope and Tchavdar Georgiev
» Access to Justice in Contemporary Society
» CMD Speaker Series: Exploring the Web without a Browser
» MARCS (Medieval and Renaissance Cultural Studies) Speakers' Series Presentation
» Author Talk with David Monteyne

Feb. 10
» Sexual and Gender Wellness Week
» The 14th Annual Strategic Studies Graduate Conference
» CMD Workshop: Apps for the 99%: Rapid prototyping for iOS
» Darwin Day
» Department of English Research Seminar Series
» Transcending Cultural Boundaries: Reading Harry Potter in Nepali and Swedish
» Internal Trade and Aggregate Productivity: Evidence from Canada
» Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: "What we can learn from probing the geospace environment with radars"
» Darwin’s Birthday Seminar: “The Evolution of Reasons”
» Film Industry Networking Night

Feb. 11
» Discovery Series: Histoire du Tango: Duo Aperio

Feb. 13
» Bookstore Pre-Inventory Sale
» The Haskayne School of Business presents Not So Fast Forward with Dr. Warren Jestin
» The School of Public Policy Presents The James S. Palmer Lecture Series featuring: Larry Summers

Feb. 14
» Bookstore Pre-Inventory Sale
» Trojan Women by Euripides, adaptation by Gwendolyn MacEwen
» Free Cupcakes from NUTV!
» Environmental Law Society Valentine's Day Bake Sale

Feb. 15
» Bookstore Pre-Inventory Sale
» Trojan Women by Euripides, adaptation by Gwendolyn MacEwen
» ISEEE Experts Series Presentation: Avatar, Oil Sands and the Amazon
» The Department of Archaeology Noon Hour Lecture Series
» Arctic Speaker Series-"Surging Glaciers in a Warming Climate"
» Living on Top of the World: The First Rocky Mountaineers

Feb. 16
» Bookstore Pre-Inventory Sale
» Trojan Women by Euripides, adaptation by Gwendolyn MacEwen
» Voices in Law Lecture: Counter-Terrorism in Canada: 10 years after 9/11
» CMD Speaker Series: Coding Visuals
» ISEEE Distinguished Speaker Series Presentation: Slipping Canada's Carbon Noose

Feb. 17
» Bookstore Pre-Inventory Sale
» Trojan Women by Euripides, adaptation by Gwendolyn MacEwen
» Fast Food/Sluggish Kids: Researching Media Saturated Domesticity
» Socio-economic Diversity, Social Capital, and Tax Filing Compliance in the United States

Feb. 18
» Trojan Women by Euripides, adaptation by Gwendolyn MacEwen

Feb. 19
» Trojan Women by Euripides, adaptation by Gwendolyn MacEwen

Feb. 22
» Trojan Women by Euripides, adaptation by Gwendolyn MacEwen

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