University of Calgary

April 4, 2011

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Lifting our best and brightest to new heights
A new program aimed at the University of Calgary’s highest-achieving students is now accepting applications.

Are salmon in B.C. spreading disease?
The veterinary medicine faculty’s Dr. Craig Stephen is studying whether the decline of sockeye salmon in the Fraser River is the result of disease transmission from public hatcheries.

Wellness Centre offers solutions to stress
A new online depression treatment trial for people ages 13 to 24 launches today.

VP (graduate education)
Dr. Fred Hall is stepping down as vice-provost (graduate education) and dean of the graduate studies faculty and retiring from the U of C at the end of July.

Campus Connection

Ever dreamed of becoming a dancer?
Glimpse inside the life of an artist in training with undergraduate dance students in Dance@Noon and Dance@Night. Follow @UCalgary on Twitter for a chance to win tickets to the show.

International economist visits U of C
Dr. Dambisa Moyo talks about China’s growing economic power and the its international impact Tuesday, April 5.

Tell us what you really think
Only two days left to complete the University of Calgary Engagement Survey.



> Let's Celebrate Refugee Rights Day
> Taking Flight
> Can the G20 save the environment: Barry Carin
> iS2 info session: What & Why

Apr. 5
> Lecture: New Perspectives on Asperger Syndrome
> Energy resources from the Arctic: a pipe dream, literally!
> Teatro Salon Speakers Series: Dr. Dambisa Moyo
> Biomedical Engineering Project Day
> Taking Flight
> Workshop: Copyright issues in a Digital Age
> Lifelong Language Learning: Benefits for 21st Century Global Citizens
> Rocking the Cradle of the Plains: Métis Ethnogenesis ca. 1780-1830

Apr. 6
> Woodstock Rising: What the Sixties Have to Say in 2011
> Women in SET (Science, Engineering and Technology): The Turning Point
> Taking Flight
> Nickle at Noon: Doing History in Public
> iS2 info session: What & Why

Apr. 7
> Lecture of a Lifetime: Dr. Ayodeji (Ayo) Jeje
> CEO of Mozilla Corporation Speaks to the Class of 2011
> Taking Flight
> Global Energy Security: Dr. Frank Umbach
> Nickle at Noon: The Art of John Snow
> Concert: My Chemical Romance
> Dance@Noon
> Dance@Night

Apr. 8
> Taking Flight
> Dance@Noon
> Dance@Night
> Death in Biopolitical Times: Birth of the Suicidal Project
> Design Matters lecture series: Marcelo Spina
> iS2 Info Session: How & When?
> Physics Colloquium: Broadband Waveguide Quantum Memory for Entangled Photons

Apr. 9
> Taking Flight

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