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Jan. 12, 2010

 
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News

New chairs aid oil and gas exploration
A $10-million investment announced today supports two new research chairs who will use computer reservoir simulation and visualization technology to help improve the efficiency and environmental impact of oil and gas exploration.

Olympic Torch coming to campus
The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay will visit the Olympic Oval on Jan. 19 at 8:30 a.m. The university community is invited to witness this historic event.


Haskayne MBAs grab gold
A team of five MBA students from the Haskayne School of Business has won the prestigious John Molson International MBA Case Competition, beating out 35 teams from Canada, the U.S. and around the world. 

A tale of love, betrayal and sacrifice
The University of Calgary Operetta Company presents the enduring love-and-war story of Miss Saigon, opening Thursday.

Newsmakers

Canadian Geographic: January/February edition
Icefields of dreams

The Kluane Lake Research Station in the southwest Yukon, the flagship facility of the U of C’s Arctic Institute of North America, is featured in the latest issue of Canadian Geographic magazine.

The Globe & Mail: Jan. 11
Companies prodded to develop medicines for poor

A new approach to solving an old problem—how to encourage drug companies to develop medicines for diseases that afflict the poor—is being spearheaded by U of C economics professor Aidan Hollis and is gaining an academic A-list of supporters from Oxford and Yale.

Montreal Gazette: Dec. 31, 2009
War correspondents do key work for democracy

Sending reporters into combat zones to bear witness to what Canadian troops are going through on our behalf is a fundamental part of democracy, says David Bercuson, director of U of C’s Centre for Military and Strategic Studies.

 

Events

Today
> Open House: Master of Environmental Design
> ISEEE Distinguished Speaker: Early 21st Century Energy Systems: Challenges and Prospects
> Organ Series: Vespers and Versailles

Jan. 13
> Emeritus Association: The Calgary That Could Be with Naheed Nenshi

Jan. 14
> Workshop: Student Composers with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
> School of Public Policy Seminar: Does Progressive Taxation Discourage Entrepreneurship?
> Ross Ellis Memorial Lecture: After Afghanistan: Sustaining Support for Canadian Hard Power
> The U of C Operetta Company presents Miss Saigon. Runs Jan. 14, 15 & 21-23.

Jan. 15
> Information: IS2 Project for Faculty
> Dinos: Women's BBall vs U of A
> Dinos: Women's Hockey vs
U of Regina

> Dinos: Men's BBall vs U of A
> Celebrity Series: Shakespeare Songbook

For a look at upcoming events, go to ucalgary.ca/events