University of Calgary

Jan. 15, 2010

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Help for Haiti victims
Undergraduate students in medicine and health sciences at the U of C are holding a bake sale this morning to provide support for victims of the earthquake in Haiti. Resources are also available on campus for those impacted.

$8 million for family medicine
The Alberta government is investing $8 million in new funding in the University of Calgary’s family medicine department with the goal to graduate more family doctors.

Conversations with the Captain
A new website showcases recordings of conversations between communication and culture professor Ron Glasberg and student Marco Barile, chronicling Barile’s journey though academic and personal growth as he completes his degree and applies what he learned to his career, relationships and outlook on the world.

A deep dive toward the moon and Mars
Geoscience PhD student Ben Cowie describes his adventures in underwater exploration with the Pavilion Lake research project.

Pack the Jack Six Pack opens tonight
The University of Calgary basketball teams open a six-game homestand tonight, hosting three consecutive weekends and six straight games apiece.


Postcard from Washington, D.C.
While participating in an internship at the Washington Center, international relations student Tommy Leung saw first-hand how Americans and Canadians are alike—and different. Read his postcard home.

Campus Connection

Make a nomination to Order of U of C
The Order of the University of Calgary honours those who have a record of exemplary and distinguished service to the university. Learn how to make a nomination.



> Information: IS2 Project for Faculty
> Talk: 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

Jan. 18
> Talk: Energy Sustainability and Security in a Transforming Arctic
> Film/Discussion: Broke with Director Rosie Dransfeld
> Slideshow: Summer Lodge Trips - A Whole New Meaning to the Phrase “A Room With A View!”

Jan. 19
> Celebration: 2010 Olympic Torch Relay
> Talk: How Many Words Do You Know: Language, Learning and Literacy for K-12 and Beyond

For a look at upcoming events, go to