University of Calgary

April 14, 2009

 
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Sustainability is not all about light bulbs
A student research project in the Faculty of Communication and Culture has found that non-scientific study of sustainability is prevalent in liberal arts disciplines.

The sustainability of health care in Canada
A new paper released by the School of Public Policy argues that if spending requirements continue to grow at the pace of recent years ... Albertans will have to devote a rising share of their government program expenditures to public health care.

Bermuda Shorts Day: Parking and bus route changes
Bermuda Shorts Day, a long-standing tradition hosted by the Students’ Union, is taking place April 17 in parking lot 32. Click here for parking and bus route changes, and road closures happening that day.

Campus Connection

Final candidates for Dean, Faculty of Education
The Office of the Provost has released the names of the final candidates for Dean, Faculty of Education, and the dates of their public presentations. The Advisory Selection Committee selected the finalists from a slate of outstanding candidates. In the next few weeks, there will be opportunities to hear each of these candidates speak and to ask them questions.

Lunch and Learn: Yoga for well-being
Nicole Culos-Reed will present the evidence on the benefits of yoga for well-being, citing examples from the growing research in the area of cancer.

 

Events

April 15
> Multi-faith Walk Against Violence
> Convergence of Knowledge and Culture: Calgary's Design for the Future
> Darwin Lecture Series: Predicting Virus Evolution
> 2009 Humanities Nobel Lecture: From Roots to Routes

April 16
> Dept. of Art Open House
> ISEEE Distinguished Speaker Series 2009: The Obligations of Climate Change

April 27
Lunch and Learn: Yoga for Well-Being: Evidence from Cancer Survivors (Space limited; register early)