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As of Feb. 3, 2016 the Public Health Agency of Canada has listed Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curaçao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Saint Martin, Suriname, United States Virgin Islands, Venezuela on their Travel Health Notices list. Map image courtesy of ©OpenStreetMap contributors

As of Feb. 3, 2016 the Public Health Agency of Canada has issued Travel Health Notices for the following 26 countries: Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curaçao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Saint Martin, Suriname, United States Virgin Islands, Venezuela. Map image courtesy of ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Travel health notice: Zika virus outbreak New University of Calgary travel and course protocols in place
Entrepreneurship list becomes online sensation for startup companies One day in late January, Haskayne prof Mohammad Keyhani woke up to find out he was Internet famous
SU Wellness Centre now offers naloxone prescriptions for fentanyl overdoses Access to kits, free information session on campus March 2 part of Alberta-wide response to rise in overdose deaths
Former chancellor, university philanthropists to receive Canada's highest honour Governor General acknowledges contributions of Jim Dinning, Mary Rozsa de Coquet, Don Taylor at Order of Canada ceremony Feb. 12
EVDS workshop explores the ultimate in digital do-it-yourself Beakerhead participants glimpse the future, using 3D modelling and laser cutters to design and build their own custom lamps
Scholar explores toll of academic competition in China Werklund postdoc Xu Zhao's new book offers lessons on negative impact of competitive environments

Research

A discovery made at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute of a new signalling pathway in neurons could help researchers understand how to protect the brain during a stroke. Roger Thompson, PhD, a researcher at the HBI and in the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy (right) and Nicholas Weilinger, PhD, worked on the research paper. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

A discovery made at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute of a new signalling pathway in neurons could help researchers understand how to protect the brain during a stroke. Roger Thompson, PhD, right, a researcher at the HBI and in the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, and Nicholas Weilinger, PhD, worked on the research paper. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

Scientists discover new way to prevent death of neurons during a stroke Hotchkiss Brain Institute study shows new therapeutic could protect brain and lead to better stroke outcomes
Research on factors behind kids' success receives federal funding Sheri Madigan’s early childhood development project one of eight supported by $7.6 million in Canada Research Chair awards
Hotchkiss Institute director to co-lead cancer stem cell Dream Team Samuel Weiss named to pan-Canadian team of researchers fighting brain cancer in children and adults
New study says half of bear attacks are result of inappropriate human behaviour Stephen Herrero, EVDS professor emeritus, is study's lead North American researcher
Studies on compassion show gap between care and patient experience Nursing researcher Shane Sinclair reviews health-care literature from last 25 years and explores compassion from patients' perspectives
Leading space research draws new Canadian Space Agency funding Research at Schulich and Science, into how aurora borealis interferes with GPS signals, among four university projects awarded

U in the News

Feb. 11 2016
Canadian Business Economist delivers potential solutions to Canada... Philippe De Donder, School of Public Policy
Feb. 10 2016
Globe and Mail Universities push for increased funding ahead of... Elizabeth Cannon, President
Feb. 10 2016
University Affairs Momentum mounts for medical marijuana Matthew Hill, Cumming School of Medicine
Feb. 9 2016
CBC Calgary U of C seeks feedback on plan that will guide... Jane Ferrabee, Facilities
Feb. 9 2016
Calgary Herald Calgary experts look at why teens take risks Kelly Schwartz, Werklund School of Education
Feb. 8 2016
Everyday Tourist Are downtowns relevant in the 21st century city? Harry Hiller, Faculty of Arts
Feb. 9 2016
Lethbridge Herald Food choices hurt Albertans Norm Campbell, Cumming School of Medicine
Feb. 8 2016
Maclean's The Energizer Bunny who’s back in the game Kent Hehr, Alumnus
Feb. 8 2016
Drumheller Mail University researcher investigating 'soap... Jake MacLaine, Faculty of Science
Feb. 6 2016
Austin American Statesman Book explores the shadows over Austin’s... Eliot Tretter, Faculty of Arts

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Campus Connection

Werklund researcher gives public talk on weight bias Shelly Russell-Mayhew to speak about body image in annual Werklund Distinguished Research Lecture Jan. 28
Everything you wanted to know about parasites Students in Host-Parasite Interactions group take over Telus Spark for an adults-only night Thursday
Dec. 4 campus event brings attention to violence against indigenous women University of Calgary recognizes National Day of Remembrance and Action
Free public science event explores unexpected power of plants Biological sciences department hosts an afternoon of hands-on discovery and talk on opium poppy research