University of Calgary

Dec. 5, 2008

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Alzheimer’s drug may stop the spread of aggressive brain cancers
Researchers working jointly for the University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services who identified a “switch” that enables brain cancer cells to journey outwards from the primary tumour, have discovered a way to help stop aggressive brain tumours from spreading.

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
The Faculty of Law has a permanent structure in place that encourages students, faculty, staff and visitors to think about violence against women. December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada.

Schulich School of Engineering recognizes contributions to engineering profession
At the 2008 Dean’s Holiday Reception on Dec. 4, the Schulich School of Engineering recognized the valuable contributions of Gwyn Morgan, TransCanada Corporation and the APEGGA Education Foundation.


Postcard from Washington, D.C.
Arunan Sivalingam is a fourth-year student in the faculties of Communication and Culture and social sciences doing a double degree in international development and economics. He is currently in Washington, D.C on internship through the Washington Center. 

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9:30 am Artist's Talk: Barbara Milne
10 am Multi-Faith Chaplains' Centre Open House
12 pm Dec. 6 Memorial: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Woman
7:30 pm Hello ... Hello (also Dec. 6)
8 pm Twilight: The Janaki String Trio (also Dec. 6)
Dec. 9
The Way Forward in Afghanistan: a National Town Hall

Reserve now for the Chartwells Holiday Buffet Luncheon, Dec. 15-18