University of Calgary

Jan. 11, 2010

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Bringing new ideas to math education
Brent Davis, the newest professor in the Faculty of Education, is re-thinking how we learn and how to teach.

Film studies alumnus builds on Shakespearian story
Malvolio, the name of a minor character in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, is also the title of a new independent feature-length film written, produced and directed by University of Calgary film studies graduate Alex Kominek and his two brothers, Peter and Andrew. 

Blowing the whistle
The Haskayne School of Business’s Peter Bowal talks about the pros and cons of whistleblowing system—and the law.

Campus Connection

Last day for cash advance requests
Today is the last day to request the one-time, optional cash advance to all eligible employees to be paid on Jan. 15 as part of the pay cycle change taking place at the U of C.

Dinos in Action

Dinos action returns in drive to playoffs
The University of Calgary Dinos returned to action over the weekend as the stretch drive begins for the basketball, hockey and volleyball teams.


> Exhibition: Urban Lab 10Y. Runs until Feb. 5.

Jan. 12
> Open House: Master of Environmental Design
> ISEEE Distinguished Speaker: Early 21st Century Energy Systems: Challenges and Prospects
> Organ Series: Vespers and Versailles

Jan. 14
> Workshop: Student Composers with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
> School of Public Policy Seminar: Does Progressive Taxation Discourage Entrepreneurship?
> Ross Ellis Memorial Lecture: After Afghanistan: Sustaining Support for Canadian Hard Power
> The U of C Operetta Company presents Miss Saigon. Runs Jan. 14, 15 & 21-23.

Jan. 15
> Information: IS2 Project for Faculty
> Dinos: Women's BBall vs U of A
> Dinos: Women's Hockey vs
U of Regina

>Dinos: Men's BBall vs U of A
> Celebrity Series: Shakespeare Songbook

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