University of Calgary

May 12, 2011

 
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News

New Vice-President (Research) appointed
Internationally-renowned ecologist Dr. Edward McCauley returns to the University of Calgary.

Beware of predatory male black bears
Research regarding North American black bear fatal attacks on people shows lone males are most dangerous, attack rates are rising with human population growth. Watch Video

Heal the zombies, save the humans
New University of Calgary—Qatar video game gives tribute to the nursing profession.

Contributing to teaching excellence
Over the past several months, the university has worked diligently behind the scenes to improve the Universal Student Ratings of Instruction.

New centre will help companies avoid past mistakes
Schulich School of Engineering opens Centre for Project Management Excellence.

Campus Connection

Lockdown exercise reminder
The university is conducting a lockdown exercise Monday, May 16 in the Biological Sciences building sometime between 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Convocation

Convocation day
Can’t make it to the Jack Simpson? Watch Convocation live, read about today’s honorary degree recipient on the Convocation news page.

U & iS²

Have your say
Campus community’s input is needed on the iS² project.

Newsmakers

May 11
New York Times
Study of Black Bears Finds It’s Not the Mamas That Should Be Feared the Most

May 9
Calgary Herald
Be wary of large-scale day cares, warns U of C sociologist

May 8
Globe and Mail
Stamps deal for Calgary headliner Anthony Parker

May 2
CBC, the Homestrech
Gavin Cameron a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre of Military and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary talks about what Bin Laden's death means for security at home and abroad.

 

Events

Today
> CSEE/SCEE VI Conference
> Workshop: Managing Digital Copyright
> Convocation

May 13
> Irish Dance Gala Performance
> Collaborating 4 Kids
> imagineCALGARY Partners Event
> CSEE/SCEE VI Conference
> Theme-Based Language Teaching in the 21st Century

May 14
> CSEE/SCEE VI Conference

May 15
> CSEE/SCEE VI Conference

May 16
> Alberta Genomic Instability and Aging Conference

May 17
> Alberta Genomic Instability and Aging Conference
> ISEEE Expert Series: Terry Tyler
> Concert: Blues, Motors, Michael and…the Exam!

May 18
> Alberta Genomic Instability and Aging Conference
> Thinking of doing an MBA?
> Economics department seminar series
> Sold on Language: How Advertisers Talk To You and What This Says About You
> Spring concert: Dr. E.P. Scarlett

May 19
> Lecture: What is the role of leptin in body weight regulation?
> 4th Annual Chiniki Lecture in First Nation’s History
> Ballet: Wizard of Oz

May 20
> Business library book sale for Japan

May 21
> Concert: Chopin Piano

May 24
> Information presentation on Qatar and the University of Calgary-Qatar

May 25
> Economics department seminar series

May 26
> The Economic Clouds Are Parting with Dr. Sherry Cooper

May 27
> Economics department seminar series

More events: www.ucalgary.ca/events