University of Calgary

December 9, 2009

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USRP awards open research doors
Six students in the Faculty of Medicine’s Bachelor of Health Sciences program have won Markin Undergraduate Student Research Program awards providing opportunities to work with top researchers in health and wellness.

H1N1 shots available at SU Wellness Centre
With the closing of the Alberta Health Services H1N1 vaccination clinic on campus yesterday, the university’s SU Wellness Centre will have the H1N1 vaccine available on a walk-in or appointment basis on Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning Dec. 16. The SU Wellness Centre, located on the third floor of MacEwan Student Centre, will be closed the week of Dec. 28.

UCQ to host Great Teachers Retreat
The University of Calgary—Qatar is hosting the region’s first Great Teachers Retreat, a seminar in support of excellence in teaching based on a grassroots movement known throughout North America.

PhD student wins poetry prize
Emily Carr, a PhD student and graduate teaching fellow in the Department of English, has won the 2009 Furniture Press Poetry Prize.

Faces of Philanthropy

Seeing gifts at work
For U of C professors Laura McLeod and John Humphrey, supporting students through the Faculty and Staff Campaign is one way to honour their place of work.


> Thought for the Day
> EVDS BrownBag Discussion: Transit Oriented Development

Dec. 10
> 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?

Dec. 17
> Latin American Film Series: Arráncame la vida

Dec. 21
> Sea Kayaking: Summer 2010 West Coast Destinations

For a look at upcoming events, go to