University of Calgary

Jan. 13, 2010

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Liberal leader to hold campus town hall
Thanks to the legwork of a group of University of Calgary students, Liberal party leader Michael Ignatieff will hold a town hall on campus on Thursday, part of a cross-country tour.

Student speed skaters heading to the Games
Speed Skating Canada has announced the members of its long track team for Vancouver’s 2010 Winter Olympics and several current and former University of Calgary students have made the cut.   

After Afghanistan: The case for a strong military
At this year’s Ross Ellis Memorial Lecture, retired career diplomat and research fellow Colin Robertson will discuss the need to sustain military support in Canada even in a time of budget cuts.

The hot threat to polar ice sheets
Geography professor Shawn Marshall, Canada Research Chair in Climate Change, discusses the impact of climate warming on ocean ice sheets in the next Arctic Change free public talk.

Faces of Philanthropy

SES bursaries help students succeed
A longtime supporter of SES’s staff-sponsored bursaries, Elaine Wong is challenging other departments to create a student award.



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

Jan. 14
> Workshop: Student Composers with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
> Conversation with Michael Ignatieff
> 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

Jan. 16
> Dinos: Women's Hockey vs. U of R
> Dinos: Women's BBall vs. U of A
> Dinos: Men's Hockey vs. U of L
> Dinos: Men's BBall vs. U of A

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