University of Calgary

May 31, 2011

 
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News

New Provost and Vice-President (Academic) appointed
Prominent Alberta academic leader Dr. Dru Marshall joins the University of Calgary.

When it comes to warm-up, less is more
New University of Calgary research suggests long warm-ups can sabotage race performance.

To tweet, or not to tweet, there is no question
Students signed up in English 205 next year will need a few works by William Shakespeare, a notepad and a Twitter account.

Let curiosity be your search engine
Urban explorer provides a muse to improve information seeking.

A hat trick for Aritha van Herk
English professor awarded Alberta Order of Excellence.

Cultural exchange
Annual Hokkaido exchange program provides students with a better understanding of education practices.

Nursing professor recognized by student supporters
The first ever Covenant Health Faculty of Nursing Awards acknowledged the contributions of staff, students and faculty, including an outstanding teacher.

Fast S-Transform
New algorithm could reduce computation time from days to seconds.

Convocation

Celebrating our Aboriginal graduates
Close to 100 Aboriginal graduates will be recognized and celebrated during the 2011 Aboriginal Graduation Banquet and Pow-Wow June 11.

Green Scene

Learning outside as well as in
Hundreds have toured EEEL to see inside perhaps the most innovative building on campus, but everyone walking by may notice that the grounds outside are shaping up to be pretty interesting too.

 

Events

Today
> Life Cycle Assessment for Professionals Course
> Concert: St. Francis High School music department
> Science Café: The Future of Arctic Science

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
> ISEEE Distinguished Speaker Series: The Outlook for Progress on Energy Policy"

June 10
> Contrasts Chamber Music Festival
> Convocation ceremonies

June 12
> Contrasts Chamber Music Festival

More events: www.ucalgary.ca/events