University of Calgary

March 3, 2009

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News

Faculty Association Inspired Service Awards
Cathy Ryan in the Department of Geoscience is recognized for her leadership on watershed issues.

Be a ‘book’ in the Living Library
The University of Calgary is partnering with the community in Calgary’s first-ever Living Library—an initiative where the ‘books’ in the Living Library are human beings. The event brings together individuals of difference to share in each other’s life stories and experiences.

International Women’s Day at the U
The Women’s Resource Centre celebrates March 6 with activities and special guests, including Anita Athavale, one of Canada’s most talented singer songwriters.

In the News

Antarctic expedition life-changing for Faculty of Science student
Biological Sciences student Meaghan Cox, is one of 71 students from 12 countries to take part in two-week trip to Antarctic. Read the Calgary Herald story.

Click image to see full-size.Neuroscience PhD student earns prestigious health scholarship
Michael Galic is earning his PhD in the Department of Neuroscience in the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and he’s the recipient of the2009 Lionel E. McLeod Health Research Scholarship for his research on why infection and inflammation during early life can lead to the brain being more susceptible to seizures in adulthood. Read the Calgary Herald article

Events

Today (see all today's events)
11 a.m. Interview Idol with Kelly Hrudey
4:30 p.m. Life Skills and Peace Education: a workshop

March 3, 4 & 5
5:30 p.m. Admissions Information Evenings for Parents and Students

March 4
> The Earth Charter: A Blueprint for Peace and Social Justice
> Human Rights in Alberta: What Students Need to Know

March 5
Why Is Biology So Good At Security While Computers Are So Bad?

March 6
Reel Deal Film Symposium featuring Guy Maddin and Gary Burns