University of Calgary

March 18, 2009

 
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Development studies student studying abroad stays overseas
Andrew Barry is dealing with sensitive issues and changing cultural misconceptions, completing one of the largest studies ever done on homosexuality in Ghana.

Film and research talk highlight changes in glacier research methods
Studying Arctic glaciers has become easier with the advent of Gortex and GPS. Arctic Research-Then and Now—a film and talk— takes a look at some of these improvements and reveals mysteries of glacial movement.

Studying the stigma of problem gamblers
U of C researchers investigate role discrimination plays in treating `pathological’ condition.

Faces of Philanthropy

New bursaries support retail students
Market Mall is partnering with U of C to help business students interested in the retail industry.

Campus Connection

MaPS Town Hall
The U of C's annual Town Hall for Management and Professional Staff will be held Monday, March 30 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Nominations welcome for GFC standing committees
Deadline is March 20. Click here for details.

 

 

Events

Today
11:30 a.m. Drums for Diversity, Voices for Change
3 p.m. Arctic Research - Then and Now

March 19
>The Environment, Metals, Life and Death
> Israeli Strategy and the Catastrophic Status of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
> Seven Generations, Seven Teachings: Ending the Indian Act
> ISEEE Distinguished Speaker Series 2009: Searching for a 'Shared Ethics' for a Shared Planet
> Opening Night: Mainstage Dance (until March 21)

March 20
Patterns of Health and Well-being Among Older Aboriginal Adults

March 21-22
Globalization and Human Rights in the Developing World

March 23
The Struggle for Kandahar:
Canadian Soldiers Making a Difference in Afghanistan

March 24
Backpack Jackpot! Hike the West Coast Trail