University of Calgary

May 17, 2011

 
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News

Alberta graduate conference
The University of Calgary hosted the first-ever Alberta graduate conference in early May attended by close to 400 students.

A day in wheelchairs
Clinical neurosciences department staff and faculty spend a day in wheelchairs to raise awareness.

The spin-offs of celebrating student success
National organization taps into education undergrads’ expertise to judge major essay contest.

CGNA win
One of the nursing faculty’s very own was selected as the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association’s Honourary Member.

Convocation

The heart of medical school
In the last 35 years, over 2,500 medical students have graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, and most of them know and remember staff member Adele Meyers.

Green Scene

Restorative design
Environmental design associate professor wins sustainability award for the restorative design of the Calgary Public Building.

Dinos in Action

World University Games
Dinos put 11 athletes on the swim and volleyball teams for this summer’s World University Games in Shenzhen, China.

Bakovic chooses Calgary to close career
One of the most prolific scorers in Canadian Interuniversity Sport basketball history will close his varsity career with the Dinos.

Newsmakers

May 13
Calgary Herald
Champion of sport Bill Warren receives honorary degree

May 13
Calgary Herald
U of C ‘mom’ sees grads off

May 12
Calgary Herald
U of C hires back professor to head research department

May 11
CBC
Zombie game bites into biases about nursing

May 11
Calgary Herald
Calgarian summits Everest: Bill Borger becomes first Canadian to climb tallest peak and swim English Channel

May 10
International Business Times
Study: iPhone Can Diagnose Stroke

 

Events

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> 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
> Spanish Movie: Life in Colour

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

May 30
> Life Cycle Assessment for Professionals Course

May 31
> Life Cycle Assessment for Professionals Course
> Concert: St. Francis High School music department

June 1
> Life Cycle Assessment for Professionals Course
> Theatre: The Glass Slipper

June 2
> Life Cycle Assessment for Professionals Course
> Theatre: The Glass Slipper
> Arch Awards

June 3
> Life Cycle Assessment for Professionals Course

More events: www.ucalgary.ca/events