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May 3, 2011

 
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Lockdown exercise
The university is conducting a lockdown exercise Monday, May 16, 2011 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Biological Sciences building. The exercise will simulate an armed intruder.

Hickerson renewed as university librarian
Thomas Hickerson accepted another five-year term as vice-provost (Libraries and Cultural Resources) and university librarian.

Kinesiology professor named new Killam Memorial Chair
Dr. Walter Herzog was awarded the prestigious Killam Memorial Chair, a renewable five-year term that begins July 1.

Making big ideas their own
Dr. Jalal Kawash has a few deas about how to help his students better grasp the big ideas he presents in his first year Computer Science class.

Teaching Excellence Awards
Dozens of instructors were honoured for their positive and long-lasting impact on students’ learning experiences and academic careers April 26 at the annual Teaching Excellence Awards.

Campus Connection

Data Centre grand opening
The Math Sciences Data Centre expansion had its grand opening to much fanfare and the ceremonial cutting of the ribbon April 28.

Dinos in Action

New Dinos football recruits
A total of 23 fresh-faced recruits were introduced by head coach Blake Nill last Friday.

U & iS²

Guiding change
Project announces training lineup.

Newsmakers

April 28
Calgary Herald
U of C scientists get Gates Foundation grant to turn human waste into useful products

April 27
Global Edmonton
U of C sociologist warns of dangers in unaccredited daycare centres

April 26
Calgary Herald
Green engineers blaze new trails in energy sector

April 26
Calgary Herald
U of C nabs arthritis specialist

 

Events

Today
> Consciousness and the 'Completeness' of Physics
> ISEEE Expert Series: Joule Bergerson

May 4
> Department of Economics Seminar Series: Victor Song
> Dr. Leslie Kawamura: A Celebration of Life
> Spanish Movie: Camarón

May 6
> "Ground truthing", a lost village in the empty desert and the Egyptian Revolution viewed from Dakhleh Oasis

May 7
> Concert: Take Flight

May 9
> Music graduate student conference

May 10
> Music graduate student conference

May 11
> Economics department seminar series

May 13
> Irish Dance Gala Performance
> A Capella Fellas
> imagineCALGARY Partners Event

More events: www.ucalgary.ca/events