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June 16, 2011

 
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News

University earns three Calgary Awards
City recognizes University of Calgary’s excellence in sustainability and the literary arts.

Study finds relationship between chronic illness and depression
Research shows people over 50 with at least one chronic illness are more likely to experience a major depressive episode, than those living without a chronic illness.

Sociology faculty to head national association
Dr. Jim Frideres, of the department of sociology at the University of Calgary, has been elected president of the Canadian Sociological Association.

Open house for the provost
Students, faculty and staff gathered to say farewell to Dr. Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-President (Academic). View Slideshow

Convocation

Flash mob celebrates
A group of arts students ended their convocation ceremony Thursday morning with a surprise choreographed dance number in the Jack Simpson gym. Watch Video

A day in the life of a graduating student
From getting his cap and gown, to crossing the stage, to celebrating with his family, we caught it all on camera. Watch a slideshow of Manuel Escoto at his graduation ceremony start to finish. View Slideshow

Campus Connection

Info security advisory
Beware of fake anti-virus software.

U Magazine
The spring issue is on newsstands and online—follow alumnus Naheed Neshi’s journey from Mac Hall to City Hall.

 

Events

Today
> Joint conference: International Society for the History of the Neurosciences and The International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences
> President of Canadian Medical Association to discuss health care system

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