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June 14, 2011

 
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News

Health researchers awarded federal grants to continue work
Dr. Pere Santamaria and Dr. Walter Herzog were awarded Collaborative Health Research Projects Program grants from NSERC and CIHR.

Neuromuscular disease national registry
A new national registry for patients with neuromuscular disease launched last week. The registry will connect patients to possible new therapies, treatments and understanding of their disease.

CMC funding stokes powerful energy research
Harnessing greenhouse gases with good microbes, chemistry and attitude.

Nursing hosts hermeneutic institute featuring world famous scholar
Philosopher Richard Kearney was the guest at the three-day Canadian Hermeneutic Institute.

Convocation

Photo highlights
Didn’t have the chance to see all of the June convocation ceremonies? Check out a highlights slideshow. View Slideshow

Honorary degree recipients
The University of Calgary honored eight amazing individuals at the June convocation ceremonies including a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and a three-time Juno award winner. View Slideshow

Newsmakers

June 13
Calgary Herald
Set your sights high and Own the Podium in your life

June 9
Macleans
Canada’s Best Teachers: Leslie Reid

June 9
CTV Calgary
Juno winner honoured at U of C

June 7
Wall Street Journal
Beware, a Big Headach Is Coming: Spotting Often-Overlooked Clues Like Nausea, Fatigue, Even Yawns May Help Patients Stave Off Attack

 

Events

Today
> Open house for the Provost

June 15
> Lecture: How Physicians Became Neurologists—The Case of Britain, 1800-2000

June 16
> Joint conference: International Society for the History of the Neurosciences and The International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences

June 17
> Joint conference: International Society for the History of the Neurosciences and The International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences

June 18
> Joint conference: International Society for the History of the Neurosciences and The International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences
> Rothney Astrophysical Observatory open house

June 19
> Joint conference: International Society for the History of the Neurosciences and The International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences

June 20
> Joint conference: International Society for the History of the Neurosciences and The International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences

June 21
> Dance: Summer Splash
> Performance: Ole Ole
> Joint conference: International Society for the History of the Neurosciences and The International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences

June 22
> Joint conference: International Society for the History of the Neurosciences and The International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences

June 23
> Bank of Canada Conference
> Silver Screen Gala: A Night of Music
> Joint conference: International Society for the History of the Neurosciences and The International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences

June 24
> Silver Screen Gala: A Night of Music

June 29
> 13 Acts of Sunshine

More events: www.ucalgary.ca/events