University of Calgary

June 10, 2010

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News

Seymour Schulich donates additional $5 million
The Schulich School of Engineering receives a multi-million dollar facelift including a new building, grand entrance and upgrades to theatres, labs and activity spaces.

SolAbode nominated for Emerald Award
Team Alberta's solar decathlon house is designed to help critical housing issues in Southern Alberta First Nations communities.

Campus Connection

Public information session
The City of Calgary is hosting an information session, Wednesday June 16 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Olympic Volunteer Centre, to review planning for a South Shaganappi Regional Context Study. The study area includes the U of C's foothills campus, Alberta Children's Hospital, Market Mall, Bow River, regional parks, transportation networks and surrounding communities.

Employment systems review wraps up on campus
The university's Employment Systems Review (ESR) is complete and next steps in the Employment Equity Review were announced June 9.

Science hosts initial roll out of refined HR processes
The Faculty of Science will be the first faculty to implement recently refined processes for hiring, job changes, and exits. Part of the iS2 Project, the processes were jointly developed by Financial Services, Information Technologies and Human Resources to address issues with efficiencies and internal controls.

Convocation

For convocation stories, photos, videos and more, visit: www.ucalgary.ca/convonews/

Teaching Across Borders
Caitlin Archer goes off the beaten track to the Dominican Republic to help teach children who have suffered physical and emotional trauma.

President's Award
Check out Q&As with this year's President's Awards winners.

Convocation Ceremonies Slideshow
Each day during our June Convocation Ceremonies, we will put together a photo gallery to showcase our graduates.
Click here to view gallery.

Events

Today
> The Art of the Calgary Stampede
> Spring Convocation 2010
> Fine Arts Extravaganza

June 11
> Spring Convocation 2010
> Showcase 2010

June 12
> The Art of the Calgary Stampede
> Showcase 2010
> Contrasts 2010

June 14
> The Art of the Calgary Stampede
> Chamber Music and Band Classics 2

June 15
> The Art of the Calgary Stampede

June 16
> The Art of the Calgary Stampede

June 17
> The Art of the Calgary Stampede
> International Conference on Spirituality and Social Work

June 19
> The Art of the Calgary Stampede
> International Conference on Spirituality and Social Work
> Spill Canvas w/Paper Lions


More events: ucalgary.ca/events