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March 18, 2011

 
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Nenshi talks policy with U of C students
Nenshi stressed the need for a marriage between policy and politics in a discussion with students and faculty on Thursday.

Students watch Japanese nuclear situation armed with industry information
Two U of C natural science students are watching the crisis unfold in Japan armed with a deeper understanding of the nuclear industry after recently travelling to a nuclear power conference in Ottawa.

Virulent hospital infection
Researchers discover a unique antibody from llamas provides weapon against Clostridium difficile

Walking the worlds between Indigenous peoples and energy industries
U of C researcher compares cases in Northern Alberta and the Ecuadorean Amazon.

Campus Connection

U of C gives to Japan
Students, staff and faculty are helping raise money for the relief efforts in Japan. There are multiple on-campus charity events and online fundraising efforts that community members can become involved in.

Top News Stories of the Week

March 17
Volunteers roll out new recycling bins
Last Friday, roughly 250 new recycling bins made their way into U of C hallways and lecture theaters thanks to help from 20 volunteers.

March 17
Archives and Special Collections reference room reopens
Archives and Special Collections will temporarily reopen its reference room to researchers and other clients March 21.

March 16
Prepping for new processes
Get ready for iS² spring training.

March 15
Exploring ideas for McMahon Stadium lands
The University of Calgary seeks proposals for redeveloping lands adjacent to stadium.

March 14
Mainstage Dance 2011
Professional choreographers will bring out the best in U of C’s student dancers March 17 - 19.

March 14
Community advisory
In the interest of the university community’s safety, we are sharing details of a Calgary Police Service public information notice and warning in regards to the release of a high risk offender.

Newsmakers

March 17
Metro
Monologue showcase is a double punch

 

Events

Today
> Frontiers in Neuroscience Symposium
> Coming Out Monologues
> Screenings and lecture: Regarding the Other in Recent Quebecois Cinema
> Mainstage Dance 2011
> Lecture: Information, Beliefs, and Common Learning
> Avatar, Oil Sands and the Amazon
> Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series Presents: Nadia Myre
> French Education Film Festival
> Lecture on language and marketing: Dr. Julie Sedivy
> Lecture: Immune Cell Migration in Complex Cellular Environments
> Lecture: The language of identity and the marketing of cars, coffee and Presidents

Mar. 19
> Mainstage Dance 2011

Mar. 21
> Fort Conger: Adaptation and survival at the top of the world illustrated lecture
> U of C Information Evenings

Mar. 22
> Italian Movie: Happy Family
> 2011 Concerto Concert
> Science Café: What’s in the Water?

Mar. 23
> Exhibit: A Conversation With the World
> Annual Scientific Equipment Trade Show
> Faire l'édition critique d'un roman de Balzac: l'exemple de La Vieille fille
> Bachelor of Education Program open house

Mar. 24
> Health Care Forum 2011
> Urban Revolution 2.0: Henri Lefebvre and the New Securitization of Cities
> Rough Trade: the Revolution in Logistics and the Citizenship of Stuff
> Balzac médiologue
> Book study: Community and Growth
> IDB 2011 Youth Day
> Ross Ellis Lecture: Military and Strategic Studies

Mar. 25
> Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series Presents: Blair Brennan
> Colombia: Past, Present and Future by Juan Carlos Echeverry & Rodrigo Suescún
> Pro Bono Students Canada volunteer appreciation

More events: www.ucalgary.ca/events