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March 4, 2011

 
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News

Engagement survey coming March 15
Take part to help make the university a better place to work.

Humans give prey the edge in food web
U of C research shows that human activity displaces predators more than prey. View Slideshow Watch video

Campus Connection

Tour the new EEEL building
What’s big and green and silver all-over? The Energy Environment Experiential Learning building and after four years it’s almost finished.

Health Sciences update
A detailed audit of the damage sustained to the Health Sciences Centre was completed.

Top News Stories of the Week

Mar. 3
Postcard from Prague, Czech Republic

Zachary Schmidt, a Haskayne School of Business student, chose the Czech Republic to study abroad. Here is his postcard home. View Slideshow

Mar. 2
Trip to Haiti inspires nursing faculty

Nina Hrycak recently travelled to earthquake-ravaged Haiti and found inspiration in the spirit and resilience of its inhabitants.

Mar. 1
U of C becoming more financially sustainable

Balanced budget and bolstered savings account planned for 2011 - 12.

Feb. 28
Stanford elects U of C professor for prestigious fellowship

Dr. Joseph Arvai, an associate professor with the Haskayne School of Business, was selected as a 2011 Leopold Leadership Fellow.

Newsmakers

Mar. 3
Globe and Mail
Canadians dig their history

 

Events

Today
> Lecture: The Americas: Looking back, around and forward
> Talk: Tears and Things: The Foundling of Hospital Tokens
> Global Governance and the Evolution of the Responsibility to Protect
> Men’s hockey: Dinos vs. Saskatchewan
> Exhibit: The Apocryphal Archives

Mar. 5
> 2011 N.A.P.I. Parent & Youth Conference
> Men’s hockey: Dinos vs. Saskatchewan

Mar. 6
> Men’s hockey: Dinos vs. Saskatchewan

Mar. 7
> ISEEE: New Porous Materials for CO2 Capture and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Applications

Mar. 8
> Italian Movie: The White Space
> WRC Awards Ceremony

Mar. 9
> An Evening with Dr. Vandana Shiva
> Lunch and Learn: Homosexuality and the Bible

Mar. 10
> Empowering Women in Developing and Developed Nations
> An evening with Carla Harryman, Lyn Hejinian, and M. NourbeSe Philip
> 30 Hour Famine Fundraiser kickoff
> Lecture: Psychic Sculpture and Other Works
> Lecture: Fifty Years at Crown Point Press
> ISEEE Distinguished Speaker Series: Daniel Sperling
> Martens Visiting Scholar in Art presents: Tom Marioni and Kathan Brown
> Book study: Community and Growth
> 2011 Calgary Peace Prize: Dr. Vandana Shiva
> William A. Howard lecture: Sean McMaster
> Concert and lecture: Gary Martin and the Heavenly Blues

Mar. 11
> French Education Film Festival
> Discovery Channel’s Iron Science Teacher
> 30 Hour Famine Fundraiser wrap-up party

More events: ucalgary.ca/events