University of Calgary

March 11, 2011

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New dean of law
Dr. Ian Holloway, the new Faculty of Law dean, is thrilled about coming to the U of C.

Humans aren’t the only ones who grow old gracefully
A new study of primate aging patterns shows aging rates and mortality gender gap similar for human and non-human primates.

The greatest procrastinator in history
For procrastination week March 7 - 13, Dr. Piers Steel shares his views on why people put things off and his vote for the greatest procrastinator of all. Watch video

Students speak up about politics
Haskayne students express which qualities they will be looking for in the next Premier of Alberta.

Dinos in Action

Canada West hockey finals
Dinos meet the Alberta Bears in the first conference final since 1996.

Green Scene

U of C ranking high in the RecycleMania competition
Into its fifth week, U of C students, staff and faculty have stepped up to the RecyleMania challenge by defending a first place position in Canada for the Per Capita Classic.

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Top News Stories of the Week

March 10
Iron Science returns to Calgary
Alberta Iron Science finalist goes head-to-head with others in nationals. View Slideshow

March 9
Haskayne students finish second in world-level business competition
A group of BCom students finished at the top of the Hult International Global Case Challenge, second only to a team of Stanford MBAs.

2011 UCI Photo Contest winners
Check out the winning images chosen from close to 250 student entries. View Slideshow

March 8
Calgary Serves celebration of service
More than books and beaches, U of C students share their Calgary Serves experiences Friday, March 11.



> French Education Film Festival
> Discovery Channel’s Iron Science Teacher
> 30 Hour Famine Fundraiser wrap-up party
> Large Fluctuations and Optimization using Extremal Dynamics
> Calgary Serves celebration
> Conference: History of Medicine Days 2011

Mar. 12
> Conference: History of Medicine Days 2011
> RAO open house: The Quirk about Quark Stars

Mar. 14
> ISEEE: Structured Decision Making in Developing Countries: Field Studies in Costa Rica and Tanzania

Mar. 15
> UCVM 4th Research Day
> ISEEE Expert Series: A 10-Year Energy Outlook- A Discussion of Forces and Trends Affecting Oil and Gas
> Italian Movie: Loose Cannons
> China Update 2011 with David Ho, Kiina Investment Limited

Mar. 16
> 25 Years of the Art of Big Rock Beer
> Brian Keating's Polar Possibilities: Adventures in Paradise
> Frontiers in Neuroscience Symposium

Mar. 17
> Frontiers in Neuroscience Symposium
> Mayor Naheed Nenshi: Creating Good Public Policy at City Hall
> Film: The Fallen Feather
> Book study: Community and Growth
> Coming Out Monologues

Mar. 18
> Frontiers in Neuroscience Symposium
> Coming Out Monologues

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