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March 8, 2011

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Harrison appointed as Queen’s next provost
Dr. Alan Harrison, was appointed yesterday as the next provost and vice-principal (academic) at Queen’s University.

1.9-million investment into health research
A combined federal-provincial investment under the Canada-Alberta Western Economic Partnership Agreement is supporting the Ward of the 21st Century to staff and purchase lab equipment.

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

Campus Connection

Info evenings
Prospective students from across Canada will get a taste of what the U of C has to offer at the university’s third annual Information Evenings for Students and Parents.

Develop your future, develop the world
IDB 2011 Youth Day, an event that brings together students and youth leaders with an interest in development issues, is happening on campus March 24.

Dinos in Action

Dino nets more than just baskets
First-year kinesiology student was named the Canada West rookie of the year.

Dinos' wins and losses over the weekend.


March 5
Red Deer Advocate
Higher risk

March 3
Major energy and environmental players to meet at “Energy Café”

March 3
Calgary Herald
Engineers at the forefront of biomedical research

March 3
Calgary Herald
Engineering needs more women



> Italian Movie: The White Space
> WRC Awards Ceremony

Mar. 9
> An Evening with Dr. Vandana Shiva
> Lunch and Learn: Homosexuality and the Bible

Mar. 10
> Empowering Women in Developing and Developed Nations
> An evening with Carla Harryman, Lyn Hejinian, and M. NourbeSe Philip
> 30 Hour Famine Fundraiser kickoff
> Lecture: Psychic Sculpture and Other Works
> Lecture: Fifty Years at Crown Point Press
> ISEEE Distinguished Speaker Series: Daniel Sperling
> Martens Visiting Scholar in Art presents: Tom Marioni and Kathan Brown
> Book study: Community and Growth
> 2011 Calgary Peace Prize: Dr. Vandana Shiva
> William A. Howard lecture: Sean McMaster
> Concert and lecture: Gary Martin and the Heavenly Blues

Mar. 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

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

Mar. 17
> Frontiers in Neuroscience Symposium

Mar. 18
> Frontiers in Neuroscience Symposium

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