University of Calgary

May 24, 2011

 
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Alumni, staff elected to Parliament
University of Calgary alumni and staff represented in Canada’s federal government.

Using pig stem cells
International collaboration leads to building healthy blood vessels from pig spermatogonial stem cells.

Getting education right
First annual “Dialogue with the Community” brings education’s stakeholders to campus.

Award-winning library staff recognized internationally
It’s been a banner spring for staff at Libraries and Cultural Resources.

Highest geophysical honour
Geophysicist was awarded J. Tuzo Wilson Medal, the highest national honour given by the Canadian Geophysical Union.

Discussing eating disorders across Alberta
Education professor, Shelly Russell-Mayhew reaches out across the province through videoconference technology to discuss eating disorders.

Convocation

Ralph Klein
The university bestowed its highest honour upon former Alberta Premier Ralph Klein, who was conferred with an honorary doctor of laws degree last week.

Campus Connection

Commitment to community
Changes to the Women’s Resource Centre and the Centre for Community-Engaged Learning will improve the services offered to faculty, staff and students.

Dinos in Action

Soccer keeper to don national colours
J.P. Crescenzi will lace up his boots one last time on behalf of CIS, this time for Team Canada at the Summer Universiade Games in Shenzhen, China.

Miller's time to shine
Third-year striker Tessa Miller was named to the 2011 Summer Universiade Games as a member of the Canadian women’s soccer team.

Newsmakers

May 18
Macleans
In conversation: Peter Toohey on the uses of boredom, why it can foster creativity, and how it can change your life.

May 17
Calgary Herald
Honorary degree bestowed upon Ralph Klein, former premier recognized for public service

May 4
Financial Post
Jack Mintz: Set a new agenda

 

Events

Today
> 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
> Canadian Association of Geographers National Conference

June 2
> Life Cycle Assessment for Professionals Course
> Theatre: The Glass Slipper
> Arch Awards
> Canadian Association of Geographers National Conference

June 3
> Life Cycle Assessment for Professionals Course
> Biogeoscience Institute Spring Naturalist Weekend
> Canadian Association of Geographers National Conference

June 4
> Biogeoscience Institute Spring Naturalist Weekend
> Dance: On Air
> Contrasts Chamber Music Festival

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

June 6
> Convocation ceremonies

June 7
> Contrasts Chamber Music Festival
> Convocation ceremonies

June 8
> Convocation ceremonies

June 9
> Convocation ceremonies

June 10
> Contrasts Chamber Music Festival
> Convocation ceremonies

June 12
> Contrasts Chamber Music Festival

More events: www.ucalgary.ca/events