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March 25, 2011

 
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Spicing Up Spaces
Haskayne students do round-the-clock reno for deserving local family.

Campus Connection

Earth Hour
Earth Hour is Saturday and the U of C has joined a campus challenge to see which participating school (U of A, U of C, Grant MacEwan University, NorQuest College, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) can get the greatest percent of their campus population to make the “One Hour. No Power.” Pledge. Register here

The defence and security of Canada's North
Learn what role the Canadian Forces may be playing at the U of C’s Centre for Military and Strategic Studies symposium March 25 and 26.

Looking for the positives in Asperger’s syndrome
April 5 talk by education faculty researcher will focus on strengths rather than deficiencies.

Dinos in Action

CIS hockey University Cup
University of Calgary men’s hockey goalie, Dustin Butler and head coach, Mark Howell, will bring home national awards.

Top News Stories of the Week

March 24
Federal budget supports universities
U of C president welcomes additional funding for research and students.

March 24
Bookstore closures
The Main Bookstore will be closed Saturday March 26 and the Medical Bookstore closed Thursday March 31 for yearend inventory.

March 23
Oval roof repair underway
The Oval will be closed until early August while it undergoes repair work, which will be completed by fall 2011.

March 22
Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics Festival in Calgary
Olympic champ set to host inaugural international competition March 25 – 27.

March 22
Towers of paper
Imagine a stack of paper as high as 26 Calgary Towers and that will put into perspective the 56 million sheets of paper consumed on campus each year. Help reduce paper use!

March 21
Yamnuska Hall tours
U of C’s newest residence building is accepting application for fall 2011. Book a tour and come and see why students are excited.

 

Events

Today
> 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
> Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics Festival
> Facing uncertainity: Who is destined for Alzheimer's Disease
> Men’s hockey University Cup
> Syposium: The Defence and Security of Canada’s North

Mar. 26
> Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics Festival
> National Japanese Speech Contest
> Men’s hockey University Cup
> Syposium: The Defence and Security of Canada’s North

Mar. 27
> Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics Festival
> Men’s hockey University Cup

Mar. 28
> Lecture: Empowered Women in Workforce
> Haskayne Coop Information Session
> Concert: Oliver Miguel with Hilario Dun
> UCI International Project Presentation – Cuba
> Presentation and screening: Cuba: Ticket to Paradise

Mar. 29
> Occupational and Recreational Noise Exposure Changes Your Brain

Mar. 30
> GREENLITE Awards & Film Screening
> Movies That Matter Documentary Screening: There Once Was an Island

Mar. 31
> Art Spiegelman, 2011 Calgary Distinguished Visiting Writer
> Energy and Environment Policy by Hal Kvisle
> Blood 101: Students saving lives
> For Japan Fundraiser Fair

Apr. 1
> Lecture: Ancient Egypt in the Nineteenth Century
> Visiting Artist and Scholar Series Presents: Scott Yoell

More events: www.ucalgary.ca/events