University of Calgary

August 2, 2013

Southern Alberta Flood

University rises to challenge posed by hundreds of evacuees who stayed in residences
Residence director: ‘We should truly be proud of how we pulled together.’

Ward of the 21st Century team participates in Fast-a-Thon
Fundraiser inspired by Ramadan tradition.

Research

Ecologists warn of growing link between climate change, spread of disease
Arctic ‘like a canary in the global coal mine,’ review says in call for early warning model.

Campus Connection

IT system maintenance scheduled for Aug. 9-11
No access to PeopleSoft or myUofC Portal during 48-hour window.

‘The Universe is Calling’ at Rothney Astrophysical Observatory
Milky Way Nights program gives public a chance to view night sky through telescopes.

Newsmakers

Aug. 2/CBC
TransCanada's east-west pipeline not a backup plan, expert says
Bob Schultz, Haskayne School of Business

Aug. 2/Globe and Mail
Haskayne woos new faculty
James Coleman, Faculty of Law
Loren Falkenberg, Kim Neutens, Jenny Krahn, Hugh Evans, Haskayne School of Business

Aug. 1/CBC The Homestretch
All about satin moths (audio interview)
John Swann, Faculty of Science

Aug. 1/Globe and Mail
Death Race 2013: Ultramarathon gives Alberta town a fresh start
Ian MacNairn, Faculty of Medicine

July 31/Calgary Herald
Schlumberger buys university tech startup
Steve Larter, Faculty of Science

July 31/Calgary Herald
Your doctor may soon prescribe sleep — and common sense — to cut prostate cancer risk
Tom Keenan, Faculty of Environmental Design

July 31/Macleans on Campus
Students report rental fraud from Halifax to Calgary
Robert Malach, Faculty of Law

Events

Today
» Milky Way Nights

Aug. 3
» Milky Way Nights

Aug. 4
» Milky Way Nights

Aug. 7
» Drop in for a free health check

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