University of Calgary

Jan. 18, 2010

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Uganda health program thrives
A program developed at the Faculty of Medicine that improves the health of children in Uganda has been so successful that it is expanding, winning awards and is featured in a prestigious medical journal.

Olympic Torch Relay visits campus
Don’t forget that the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay will visit the Olympic Oval tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. The university community is invited to witness this historic event.

The power of creativity
The Honourable Lindsay Blackett, Minister of Culture and Community Spirit, will join University of Calgary students today for a discussion about the importance of culture and its benefits to society and the economy.

Free workshops on wellness
The Students’ Union Wellness Centre is offering a series of free workshops throughout the winter term to help students maximize personal potential in a variety of ways.

Dinos in Action

Dinos weekend wrap
In a weekend of great Dinos hockey and basketball action, the women’s hockey team got back into the win column with a two-game sweep of Regina.

Campus Connection

Refreshed website supports customers
Supply Chain Management has recently redesigned its website to make it easier for the campus community to find service information in areas such as accounts payable and preferred suppliers.


> 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

Jan. 20
> Webcast: Technical Overview of New WestGrid Clusters
> Talk: Climate Change and Rising Sea Level

Jan. 21
> Sigma Xi: Science in Cyber Game-space
> Open House: Computational Media Design
> U of C Operetta Company presents Miss Saigon. Runs until Jan. 23.
> Film/Book Launch: Caravaggio

Jan. 22
> Info: Get Moving! A day of information about physical activity for cancer survivors
> Dinos: Women's BBall vs. UVic
> Dinos: Men's Hockey vs. U of M
> Dinos: Men's BBall vs. UVic

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