University of Calgary

April 28, 2011

 
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News

Diamonds shine in quantum networks
Science researchers hitch precious stone’s impurities onto nanoresonators.

Outfitted as Mad Men
For 30 days, Kimberly Richards, an Arts and Science Honours Academy student, donned postwar fashions and came to school.

Helping Albertans with arthritis
The McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health has recruited an internationally respected rheumatologist who is focused on patient-based research.

Campus Connection

Temporary closure of Taylor Family Digital Library
Message from the Office of the Vice-Provost (Libraries and Cultural Resources), Thomas Hickerson.

Alumni Relations service office
The Alumni Relations service office—providing information on benefits and services for alumni, receiving contact information updates and selling degree frames—is temporarily moving to MLT 213, the former document delivery services desk, during the Taylor Family Digital Library closure. Office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 403-220-8500 for more information.

U Make a Difference
Saturday is the last day to submit nominations recognizing faculty and staff.

Green Scene

Results are in for RecycleMania
The University of Calgary was in the top 15 percent of competitors for collecting the greatest gross tonnage of recyclables, collecting a weekly average of 18,237 kg.

What does ‘green’ really mean?
Research to investigate the meaning and effectiveness of environmental certification programs.

Dinos in Action

Calgary to host field hockey, swimming nationals
Canadian Interuniversity Sport awarded the University of Calgary the right to host a pair of CIS championship events: field hockey in 2011 and swimming in 2013.

 

Events

Today
> 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
> 2011 Master of Architecture Student Show

Apr. 30
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition

May 1
> World Laughter Day
> A Vision of Dance

May 2
> Young Artists Development Program

May 3
> Consciousness and the 'Completeness' of Physics
> ISEEE Expert Series: Joule Bergerson

May 4
> Department of Economics Seminar Series: Victor Song
> Dr. Leslie Kawamura: A Celebration of Life

May 6
> “Ground truthing", a lost village in the empty desert and the Egyptian Revolution viewed from Dakhleh Oasis

More events: www.ucalgary.ca/events