University of Calgary

Jan. 14, 2010

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Exploring new ways to recover natural gas
Chris Clarkson, the new EnCana Chair in Unconventional Gas, has been selected by the Society of Petroleum Engineers as its distinguished lecturer and heads out this weekend for a speaking tour overseas.

Meeting needs of English language learners
The Faculty of Education’s Hetty Roessingh, who has received a $150,000 provincial grant to develop a new curriculum for post-secondary language proficiency, speaks on campus Jan. 19 about trends in language learning for grades K-12 and beyond.

Research in Action Online
Read about new research to stop the chemicals that cause cancer to spread, and more, in the latest edition of Research in Action Online.

Green Scene

A banner year for sustainability
The University of Calgary made great strides in sustainability in 2009 by buying green, carpooling, reducing waste and energy use, and much more.

Campus Connections

Will it be Italian or Spanish for lunch?
Continuing Education’s popular lunch-time language program returns this month, with classes in Spanish or Italian offered at noon.


iS2 information session for faculty
Friday, Jan. 15 from 2-3 p.m. in ICT 121 (Lecture Theatre 5). Although sessions may be designated for faculty or staff, please feel free to attend the session that best fits your schedule.



> Workshop: Student Composers with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
> Conversation with Michael Ignatieff
> 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
> Sigma Xi: A Deep Dive Toward the Moon and Mars
> 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

Jan. 16
> Dinos: Women's Hockey vs. U of R
> Dinos: Women's BBall vs. U of A
> Dinos: Men's Hockey vs. U of L
> Dinos: Men's BBall vs. U of A

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