University of Calgary

April 15, 2009

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Plan for the arts and social sciences
A proposed recommendation for the future of the faculties of communication and culture, fine arts, humanities, and social sciences has been outlined.

Engineering students help erase homelessness
Using their problem-solving and engineering skills, first-year engineering students came up with 24 prototypes of affordable housing structures. >> Watch the slideshow

Journey into the unknown
Biological sciences’ undergrads show off original research.

Studying Sea Ice
U of C researchers supervised by geography prof John Yackel are based at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre in northern Manitoba this spring. Follow the highs and lows of field work in Canada's Arctic on their blog.

Faces of Philanthropy

Alumnus’ passion creates lasting
legacy at the U of C

A new annual scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student doing a thesis-based program in sedimentary geology.


12 p.m. Multi-faith Walk Against Violence
3 p.m. Convergence of Knowledge and Culture: Calgary's Design for the Future
4 p.m. Darwin Lecture Series: Predicting Virus Evolution
7:30 p.m. 2009 Humanities Nobel Lecture: From Roots to Routes

April 16
> Dept. of Art Open House
> ISEEE Distinguished Speaker Series 2009: The Obligations of Climate Change

April 17
Addiction Day & Networking Fair

April 23 & 24
Urban Dance Project MFA Concert: Inside/Out

April 27
> Lunch and Learn: Yoga for Well-Being: Evidence from Cancer Survivors (Space limited; register early)
> Floral Photo Ops-Wildflowers of the Canadian Rockies

May 6
Pack Without Breaking Your Back: Lightweight Backpacking