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UThisWeek | March 16, 2015

This week, we highlight Pluralism and Religious Diversity Week, a volunteer opportunity at Experience UCalgary, our sixth registration tip, and more.

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Important Dates

March 2 - Enrolment appointments available for viewing in Student Centre - Course Registration
March 9 - Open Studies Student registration opens  - Spring/Summer term 
March 16 - 31 - Course registration for continuing students
April 15 - Winter Term lectures end. Last day to withdraw with permission from full courses or Winter Term half courses. 
April 18 - 29 - Winter 2015 Final Examinations
April 30 - Winter Term ends

Registration 2015 Tip #6

Experience UCalgary

Volunteers needed for Experience UCalgary

We are looking for a team of friendly student volunteers to greet prospective students at our Saturday, April 11 Experience Ucalgary Event. 

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Registration 2015

Registration reminder! Course registration runs March 16 – 31.

Continuing students can register for their fall 2015 and winter 2016 courses. Check your enrolment appointment and find support online.

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Tanda Khadijah Chmilovska

Women Leaders Speaker Series presents Tanda Khadijah Chmilovska

On March 24, the Women’s Resource Centre is excited to welcome Tanda Khadijah Chmilovska as the first Woman Leader speaker of 2015!

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USRI

Contribute to future student success—it's time for class evaluations!

Did you know students may view USRI results when they are conducting course searches in their Student Centre. Course instructors use USRI results to enhance their courses, and departments use results to assess instructor performance. The evaluation period for Winter 2015 runs from March 16 - April 15.

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Mask You Live In Screening

The Mask You Live In screening

Join us for the University of Calgary screening of “The Mask You Live In” created by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the “Miss Representation” documentary filmmaker!

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PowerOFF Challenge 2015

Pitch in for PowerOFF Challenge 2015

Help the University of Calgary achieve its goal of reducing electricity usage across campus by 2% or more during the PowerOFF challenge, which runs now through March 28. An online dashboard which displays electricity metering data has been developed so you can view the impact of your daily actions.

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Centered Leadership

Centered Leadership: How Talented Women Thrive

Learn a new approach to leadership that can help women become more self-confident and effective leaders. Co-hosted by the Women In Leadership Club and the Women’s Resource Centre, the workshop will be held on Wednesday, April 1 from  5 – 7 pm. Pre-registration is required by Friday, March 27 at 3 pm.

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Pluralism and Religious Diversity Week

Pluralism & Religious Diversity Week begins!

Highlights of Pluralism and Religious Diversity week include an evening with noted cartoonist Nina Paley, creator of Sita Sings the Blues, a film screening of Life of Pi and Of Gods and Men with discussions to follow, and a one-day Student Summit exploring what a pluralistic campus looks like. The week also features lectures and panel discussions tackling timely issues such as Radicalization, Islamophobia and racism.

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Health Checks

Free Health Checks! March 31 & April 2

Do You Know Where You Are on the Health Continuum? Students are invited to drop in and participate in a free, confidential health check-up.

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Studio 315

Studio 315: Made by students, for students

Come join us on March 24 at 6:45 pm in the NUTV studio (located on the third floor of MacEwan Hall) to see great live music, thrilling interviews and games! Plus, members of the audience have a chance to win a number of exciting prizes, including Comic Expo tickets!

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Wellness Wednesdays Workshop - Your studies are keeping you really busy – yet in the back of your mind, you know you have important decisions to make. Is it time to get some assistance with decision making about your future? Register for the Wellness Workshop on Career Decision-Making at 2 pm on March 25. Snacks provided! Read More...

Apply to Graduate! - Students may apply for the November 2015 convocation as of March 1, 2015. The deadline for the November 2015 convocation is September 1, 2015. Read More...

Creative options to consider - Featured Topics Courses at the School of Creative and Performing Arts are non-major courses, open to ALL undergraduate students as an open/Arts/FINA option. Read More...