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March 9, 2011

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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

New Orleans ain’t sinking
University of Calgary students spent their reading week in New Orleans volunteering with the St. Bernard Project as part of the Calgary Serves program.

Building better teachers
A recent independent study confirms that the Teaching and Learning Centre’s programs reinforce and/or increase students’ engagement.

Campus Connection

The quirk about Quark Stars
The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is hosting a presentation and viewing through RAO telescopes this Saturday, March 12.



> 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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