University of Calgary

May 19, 2011

 
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Draft Strategy Statement and Summary
Your input continues to be important and we are now seeking your thoughts and reactions to the draft. Please provide input by the end of the day on Monday, May 30.

News

Gambling problem exposed as access grows
Explosion of opportunities means problem gamblers becoming more visible, says researcher.

The ‘Highway Bum’ Bear
Parks Canada turns 100 today and the University of Calgary Press marks the occasion with the publication of a new book that includes a chapter on the nefarious ‘Highway Bum’ Bear.

Rare military collection arrives in Calgary
A collection of some 50,000 military books and other historical writings was received by the University of Calgary’s Libraries and Cultural Resources.

Planning for death may be at odds with life
New study suggests advance care planning doesn’t adequately direct end-of-life care.

Campus Connection

Taking proactive steps in case of emergency
The University of Calgary conducted a lockdown exercise in the Biological Sciences building on Monday.

Grants give life to great ideas
SEED grants offer instructors time to enhance student learning.

Coffee break?
New Starbucks and Good Earth means closures over summer. Construction and renovations on campus might change where you buy your morning coffee this summer.

Join the fun as University of Calgary hosts national conference
Volunteers needed to help showcase the university and Calgary to delegates of the 68th Annual Canadian Association of University Business Officers Conference.

Convocation

Publishing contract for 2011 grad
International Indigenous Studies graduate and Métis author Vicki Bouvier signs with Pemmican Publications.

Green Scene

Planning for sustainability
The Institutional Sustainability Plan received unanimous approval from the Board of Govenors.

Newsmakers

Spring 2011
ArcNorth News (page 4)
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Events

Today
> 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
> Lecture: Dictatorship and Democracy: Causes and Consequences in the Arab Spring

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
> Biogeoscience Institute Spring Naturalist Weekend

June 4
> Biogeoscience Institute Spring Naturalist Weekend
> Dance: On Air

June 5
> Biogeoscience Institute Spring Naturalist Weekend
> Dance: weeShuffle
> Concert: A Posy of Brightness and Beauty

More events: www.ucalgary.ca/events