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April 8, 2011

 
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Clinical Simulation Centre Celebration
Transforming nursing with leading-edge technology.

Library acquires Canadian Parks collection
New research material including the records of the Canadian Parks Council is now part of the U of C’s library collection.

National faculty development award
The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada recognizes one of the Faculty of Medicine’s very own for their contribution to faculty development in Canada.

Campus Connection

Q & A with CIO Vaughn Ravenscroft
UToday sits down with Vaughn Ravenscroft, the new chief information officer for Information Technologies.

Top News Stories of the Week

April 7
Recycled paper now cheaper than non-recycled
Faculties and business departments considering a switch to recycled content paper can now save money while saving the environment.

April 7
Athletes of the Year
Vigrass and Morningstar were named Athletes of the Year and Dzwilewski and Smith take rookie honours at 44th Annual Night of the Dino.

April 6
Heart surgery wait times down
New data from the Faculty of Medicine shows that wait times for a number of heart surgeries have gone down 50 percent in Alberta and British Columbia.

April 5
Donation to create centre on aging
$5-million gift supports health and wellness of Canada’s fastest growing age group.

April 4
Lifting our best and brightest to new heights
A new program aimed at the University of Calgary’s highest-achieving students is now accepting applications.

 

Events

Today
> Taking Flight
> Dance@Noon
> Dance@Night
> iS2 Info Session: How & When?
> Physics Colloquium: Broadband Waveguide Quantum Memory for Entangled Photons
> Screening of Avenue Zero

Apr. 9
> Taking Flight
> Dance@Night
> Yuri’s Night at the Observatory
> Concert: August Burns Red

Apr. 11
> Podcast showcases new history of Canadian Parks
> PeaceTalk & Book launch: "A People's Power" by Hugo Bonjean

Apr. 12
> Concert: Schütz Masterpieces
> The Situation of Cuban Literature: A Global and Postnational Context

Apr. 13
> Lunch & Learn: Freedom of Conscience with Dr. Kent Donlevy

Apr. 14
> Art department open house
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
> What hacker research taught me: speaker Sergey Bratus

Apr. 15
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
> Fridays with the Faculty: The Broken Promise—Product Quality or Product Failure?

Apr. 16
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
> Dr. Ambedkar Symposium 2011

Apr. 17
> Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
> Iwaasa Lecture on Urban Theology

More events: www.ucalgary.ca/events