University of Calgary

December 21, 2010

 
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New institute examines environmental pollutants
The University of Calgary has created the Institute of Environmental Toxicology, which is dedicated to researching the impact of harmful chemicals in our environment. 

Dennis Sumara on the transformation of education
Dennis Sumara, dean of the U of C's education faculty, talks to the Province of Alberta about the transformation of education in the prairie province.
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Chinese language skills
The Germanic, Slavic and East Asian studies department showcased their students’ Chinese language skills at a competition and awards ceremony this December.

Green Scene

Greener food service ware
The Students' Union is conducting a two-minute survey to help measure attitudes towards food service ware on campus. Enter your email and you'll have a chance to win $100.

Newsmakers

Dec. 19
Wall Street Journal
Oil prices seen as a threat again

Dec. 17
Calgary Herald
U of C aims to cut 45% of its greenhouse gases by 2015

Dec. 16
Globe and Mail
Alberta to study controversial MS therapy

 

 

Events

Today
> An Evening in Weimar with Pauline Viardot

Jan. 3
> Slideshow: Kayak with Orca and Otters-West Coast Wildlife

Jan. 6
> Lecture: Design Matters features Adam Caruso

Jan. 8
> Concert: Aventa

Jan. 13
> Will the real Alberta please stand up?
> Blood Donor Clinic
> Lecture: US financial regulatory changes

Jan. 17
> Update Your Workout for Snow Sports

Jan. 24
> Slideshow: Canoeing the Coppermine

More events: ucalgary.ca/events