University of Calgary

February 9, 2011

 
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News

Cow had rare case of diabetes
Veterinary medicine student wins honourable mention for case study at the Western Canadian Association of Bovine Practitioners.

Students experience indigenous social work
The U of C’s Edmonton-based social work faculty developed a unique course that immerses students in social work with indigenous peoples with a nehiyaw (Cree) focus.

Engineers Without Borders
Local leaders shine at national development conference.

Campus Connection

Search for vice-provost (students)
Keep reading for an update on the search for a new vice-provost (students).

Newsmakers

Feb. 7
Aol News
EU trade deal could cost Canada’s drug plans: report

Feb. 5
Edmonton Journal
You’ve got better things to do than read this: But put them off and learn about professor’s research into procrastination

Feb. 4
Global Toronto
U of C researchers could eliminate need for intrusive blood testing

Feb. 4
Globe and Mail
Management experience before you even graduate

Feb. 4
Calgary Herald
Canada Reads shines light on literature: Plenty of Alberta connections in this year’s contest

 

Events

Today
> 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
> Iceland: Then and Now
> Lecture: Building Steam Machines in Mexico, 1870 - 1910

Feb. 10
> Project Next Workshop: graduate student focus
> Nickle at Noon: Museum Studies: Teaching Breadth, Flexibility and Curiousity with Dr. Anne Davis
> 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
> Book launch: Violence in Argentine Literature and Film (1989 – 2005)

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
> Town Hall: Undergraduate Student Engagement Three-Year Action Plan

Feb. 16
> Lecture: Near-earth Space and Canada’s Arctic

Feb. 17
> Book reading: The Closing of the Muslim Mind by Robert Reilly

Feb. 18
> Fridays with the Faculty: Efficient Negotiating with Jenny Krahn and Loren Falkenberg

More events: ucalgary.ca/events