University of Calgary

March 17, 2009

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Community investment attracts Canadian leader in spinal cord research
Dr. Peter Stys’s research has led to several major discoveries on how nerve fibres are damaged by lack of blood flow or traumatic injury and he now calls the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) home.

Campus-wide musical event to put spotlight on diversity
Drums for Diversity, Voices for Change will be held March 18 to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Performers from across campus and the Calgary community will bring the halls alive with the sound of music.

Mini dinosaurs prowled North America
Paleontologists unlocking the diversity of prehistoric hunters with discovery of pint-sized cousin of Velociraptor.

New slate of student representatives elected at UCQ
The second group of elected student representatives will guide the political, educational and social needs of students at UCQ.


March 17
12 p.m. EVDS Student Conference
12 p.m. The Real World of Minority Government.
12:05 pm. Lunch and Learn: The Space You Work in and How You Work in Your Space

March 18
> Drums for Diversity, Voices for Change
> Arctic Research - Then and Now

March 19
>The Environment, Metals, Life and Death
> Opening Night: Mainstage Dance (until March 21)

March 20
Patterns of Health and Well-being Among Older Aboriginal Adults

March 21-22
Globalization and Human Rights in the Developing World