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January 18, 2011

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News

Preserving and renewing African social work history
Repatriation of lost documents provides social work researcher the opportunity to bring the history of African social work home.

New MS target identified by U of C researchers
Using a mouse model, researchers have discovered that a molecular switch called EMMPRIN plays an important role in MS.

Research in Action is now online
In the January issue of RIA, read about a U of C researcher who gave an Arctic presentation to the London Zoological society and learn what a signature really means when applying for grants.

Campus Connection

Hal Kvisle Lecture Series
President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Elizabeth Cannon to address The School of Public Policy Student Association for the first time.

Nobel laureate comes to the U of C
Dr. Andrew Fire, the winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, is the featured speaker for the Drummond Memorial Lecture on Jan. 20.

Dinos in Action

Dinos marathon volleyball weekend
Both the men’s and women’s volleyball teams defeated UBC Saturday.

Dinos scoreboard
Wins and losses over the weekend.

Newsmakers

Jan. 17
Calgary Herald
University of Calgary plans carbon capture research centre near Priddis

Jan. 12
CBC
Quantum networks closer with Alberta discovery

January
Canada Education Magazine
Deans speak out: New Century, New Game

Events

Jan. 6-22
> Art exhibit: PopSex!

Jan. 13-21
> Theatre: Titanic, the Musical

Jan. 18-23
> Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Jan. 19
> Lecture: Norse, Vinland and Public Promotion
> Integrated Framework for Teaching and Learning
> Social Work in the Canadian Arctic
> Project Next: Roving Booth

Jan. 20
> "Some clever ways that biological systems respond to genetic change"
> The Hal Kvisle Academic Lecture Series: Dr. Elizabeth Cannon
> Project Next: Roving Booth
> ISEEE Distinguished Speaker Series: How to Cool the Planet.

Jan. 20-21
> Symposium: Autoimmune Diseases Network

Jan. 21
> Project Next: Workshop - Non-Degree Student
> Lecture: Of Anarchists, Terrorists, and an Abu Ghraib Novel
> Fridays with the Faculty: Sloane Dugan
> Lecture: Evolutionary Games and Population Dynamics

Jan. 24
> Slideshow: Canoeing the Coppermine

Jan. 25
> ISEEE Expert Series: Engineered Environments and Structured Processes

Jan. 26
> Concert: Happening Festival of New Music & Media
> Info sessions: Interested in becoming a teacher
> Movies that Matter: Bhutto

Jan. 26 & 27
> Career Service and Haskayne LIVEbrary

Jan. 27
> Integrated Framework for Teaching and Learning
> Law lecture: The Limits of Ethical Advocacy

Jan. 29
> Concert: Going North
> Concert: Big Sound III

More events: ucalgary.ca/events