University of Calgary

Nov. 27, 2008

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UCVM announces Chair in beef health and wellness
The Simpson Ranch Chair in Beef Health and Wellness is named for John Simpson, a local rancher, business owner and supporter of UCVM.

Faculty of Humanities interim dean
Dan Maher has been appointed Interim Dean, Faculty of Humanities, effective Nov. 1.

Who’s most likely to be swept away?
Avalanche study shows training and education don’t reduce risk in the backcountry. 

Planning for water scarcity
Businesses must plan now for water scarcity and other looming climate change impacts, U of C national energy and environment expert says.

 

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Events

Today
3 pm Keeping Our Cool: Canada in a Warming World with Andrew Weaver co-winner (with Al Gore) of the Nobel Prize
7:30 pm Hello ... Hello (until Dec. 6 except Dec. 1 & 2)
8 pm University Chorus Fall Concert
  
Nov. 28
Sound science? Uses (and Abuses) of Science in Informing Public Policy
U of C Symphonic Band
  
Dec. 1
Computer Science Industry Day
Rothney Astrophysical Observatory Open House
Winter Choral Concert
  
Dec. 3
VP(R) and Provost Consultation with MaPS
  
Dec. 4
VP(R) and Provost Consultation with Support Staff
  
Dec. 6
Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Woman