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April 21, 2011

 
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News

Increase in Aboriginal learners on campus
Over the last two years, the University of Calgary has had a 33 percent increase in the number of Aboriginal students.

Teaching students to be aware of the world around them
Geoscience department instructor, Dr. Melissa Giovanni, is redesigning elements of the Introduction to Geology course as part of Project Engage.

Engineering and geoscience excellence
The 2011 APEGGA Summit Awards recognized four University of Calgary researchers.

Campus Connection

Spring Convocation
Convocation for the Faculty of Law, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Graduate Studies is Thursday, May 12.

Postcard

Postcard from Washington, D.C.
Lucia Kovacikova, an International Relations student, completed her internship at the Washington Centre in Washington, D.C. Here is her postcard home. View Slideshow

Top News Stories of the Week

April 20
Celebrating National Poetry Month with “old friends”
April is National Poetry Month in Canada. The library’s Marvin Orbach Collection of Contemporary Canadian Poetry consists of over 4,000 volumes.

April 19
U of C’s Peregrine falcons
The falcons are back at their usual campus haunts for the spring. Watch the live web cam feed of the popular falcon nest spot on a ledge outside Craigie Hall’s seventh floor.

April 18
Study sheds light on NHL concussions
University of Calgary study examines rate and severity of head injuries in the NHL.

 

Events

Today
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
> Student exhibition: PUSH 2011
> A riddimic conclusion to Why Dance? 3D
> Labyrinth: open, quiet space available to exam stressed students
> Accommodation in a Northern Cree Community

Apr. 22
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
> Student exhibition: PUSH 2011
> Department of Economics Seminar Series: Fuhito Kojima

Apr. 23
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
> Student exhibition: PUSH 2011

Apr. 24
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
> Student exhibition: PUSH 2011

Apr. 25
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
> Student exhibition: PUSH 2011
> Concert: Johnny Summers Quartet
> Labyrinth: open, quiet space available to exam stressed students

Apr. 26
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
> Student exhibition: PUSH 2011
> Science Café: Archaeology—Frauds, Myths and Mysteries. Can you believe what you read about 2012?
> Latin America Research Centre Conference
> Labyrinth: open, quiet space available to exam stressed students
> Lecture: Les Mille et un Gary
> LARC Conference

Apr. 27
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
> Student exhibition: PUSH 2011
> Latin America Research Centre Conference
> Labyrinth: open, quiet space available to exam stressed students
> Earth Day campus clean-up
> Department of Economics Seminar Series: Jevan Cherniwchan
> Creative Writing Students' Gala

Apr. 28
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
> Student exhibition: PUSH 2011
> Second "For Japan" Fundraiser
> Labyrinth: open, quiet space available to exam stressed students
> 2011 Fred Lewicki Memorial Lecture

Apr. 29
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
> Student exhibition: PUSH 2011
> Labyrinth: open, quiet space available to exam stressed students
> Department of Economics Seminar Series: Dale Squires

Apr. 30
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition

More events: www.ucalgary.ca/events