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March 6, 2009

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The right equation
Bill Sands has trained virtually all of Canada’s “mathletes” in the decade he chaired the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS). He’s been awarded the Canadian Mathematical Society's 2008 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service.

Major moot win for law students
The University of Calgary Faculty of Law has made history—winning the Gale Cup Moot in Toronto for the first time in the law school’s history.

This month in On Campus:
A new Writer-in-the-School program is providing high-school students with mentoring from an U of C English grad. The first cohort of Film Studies' graduates is getting ready to take on the movie world. Plus the campaign, genetic testing of student lunches, research in action, awards and more.

Unveiling the EllisDon Homeroom
The Schulich School of Engineering renames homeroom to recognize contributions of EllisDon to the Department of Civil Engineering.


Postcard from Zambia
As part of her Master of Social Work program, Sophie Fortier took the opportunity to do her project work in Zambia. Here is her postcard home.



Today (see all today's events)
10 a.m. International Women's Day Celebrations
10:30 a.m. Reel Deal Film Symposium featuring Guy Maddin and Gary Burns
12 p.m. History of Medicine Days: Evolution, Genetics and Eugenics: The Misuse of Biological Theory, 1900-1945
12 p.m. Solving an Artistic Mystery with Science
6 p.m. The Next U.S. Administration: Policy Directions & Implications for Canada-U.S. Relations

March 7
> Solving an Artistic Mystery with Science

March 9
> The Bicentennial of Mexican Independence, 1810-1821: An International Colloquium (continues March 10)
> Sea Kayaking - Getting Started

March 10
> The Paull River

March 11
> The Social Technology Revolution – Tensions and Solutions