University of Calgary

December 10, 2009

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Faculty of Arts: Name is official
The Board of Governors has decided that the new faculty that will be created by the amalgamation of the faculties of communication and culture, humanities, fine arts and social sciences will be called the Faculty of Arts.

Search for 12th chancellor launches
As the search for the university’s next chancellor begins, all members of the campus community are invited to provide input by participating in an online survey.

Nursing students step into world of research
An Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP) award and a Canadian Institutes for Health Research studentship are enabling two nursing students to get a taste of research as part of an important study on maternal health.

“Portion distortion” undercuts healthy holiday eating
The staff at the Faculty of Kinesiology’s health and fitness programs has a smorgasbord of tips for staying healthy over the holiday season.

Campus Connection

Dean of Science search
The search is underway for the next dean of the Faculty of Science. The University of Calgary invites nominations and applications for this senior leadership position.


> Thought for the Day
> The Nickle at Noon: Museum and Heritage Studies 533 Practicum Student Presentations
> Sigma Xi Seminar: If We Had Warp Drive, Would We Still Recover Bitumen from Oil Sands?

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> Latin American Film Series: Arráncame la vida

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> Sea Kayaking: Summer 2010 West Coast Destinations

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