University of Calgary

April 12, 2013

News

$40-million donation fuels learning excellence
Largest single gift in University of Calgary history to establish one-of-a-kind Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning.

Alumni Association announces 2013 Arch Awards recipients
Tech leader, aerospace engineer, urban farmer recognized for their contributions.

Update from MaPS executive committee
Pension plan and budget feedback sought; survey results available.

Student wins national award for dedication to education, community
Aleksandra Ivanovic chosen for Senior Women’s Academic Administrators of Canada Award of Merit.

Department of Computer Science hunts for research challenges
‘Industry Day’ on May 9 promotes links between university, industry.

Spotlight on Sustainability: Student helps bring power to remote Chinese village
Elizabeth Romo-Rábago looks for ways to turn waste into fuel.

Campus Connection

Bermuda Shorts Day just around the corner
Road closures as Students’ Union event takes place last day of classes on Tuesday.

Campus-wide cleanup and barbecue April 18
All are invited to make University of Calgary cleaner and greener.

+15 link closes between Education Block and Scurfield Hall
Closure during construction to last several months.

Newsmakers

April 12
Calgary Herald
Post-secondary schools given more time to review province's contentious 'letters of expectation'

April 11
Metro Calgary
Province to foot bill for tuition freeze at all Alberta post-secondary schools

April 11
Calgary Herald
Calgary company’s technology puts diagnostic imaging in the palm of a hand

Events

Today
» Creating a New Common Ground: Apps, Analytics, and Visualization for better health and health care in the 21st century
» One, Three, Two BFA Student Exhibition
» Communication and Culture Colloquium - Dr. Delia Dumitrica, University of Calgary
» PUSH 2013: Senior Art Student Exhibition
» Hire Me, Geography!
» Vox Talks: Graduate Research Forum
» Taking Flight: A Festival of Student Work
» Dance@Night

April 13
» “Get Outdoors” and play: free family fun day.
» PUSH 2013: Senior Art Student Exhibition
» One, Three, Two BFA Student Exhibition
» Taking Flight: A Festival of Student Work

April 15
» Department of Art Open House
» Bridge to Teaching open house

April 16
» ucalgarycares BSD Day of Service 2013
» Art Café
» Public Lecture

April 17
» 2013 Calgary Youth Science Fair
» In Search of the Dragon's Lair: Overseas Chinese Cemeteries and Burial Practices in the Pacific Rim

April 18
» ENSC 502 Open House Presentation
» Campus Clean-up and BBQ
» What Talents You Possess: Creative Writing Student Gala
» Jack's Legacy: Celebrating a Lifetime

April 19
» 2013 Calgary Youth Science Fair
» Earth Month: Fair Trade Friday
» Department of Economics Seminar Series

April 20
» 2013 Calgary Youth Science Fair
» Astrophysics on the Cutting Edge

April 21
» From Blue to Red: A Musical Mission to Mars

April 22
» Labyrinth
» 2013 Dr. David M. Kovitz Visiting Professorship Lecture
» Sustainable Gardening
» 12th International Symposium on Mutation in the Genome (Lake Louise)
» An evening with Ken Dryden
» Screening and discussion of documentary "Chasing Ice"
» Tribute to Benny Goodman

April 23
» 12th International Symposium on Mutation in the Genome (Lake Louise)
» Department of Psychology Research Seminar Series
» Labyrinth
» Non-Elite Women and Roman Funerary Rites in the Age of Augustus

April 24
» 12th International Symposium on Mutation in the Genome (Lake Louise)
» Labyrinth

April 25
» 12th International Symposium on Mutation in the Genome (Lake Louise)
» Labyrinth

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