University of Calgary

June 18, 2013

Research

Geographer adds his expertise to NASA research into Mars water question
Christopher Hugenholtz suggests dry ice could explain existence of gullies.

Cancer scientist appointed to direct national research initiative
Dr. Stephen Robbins named by Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Study examines use of Wii gaming system for stroke rehab
Early results show patients enjoy activity more, spend longer.

News

Long-serving Biogeoscience co-ordinator receives Emerald Award
Celebrating 25 years of introducing students to field research.

Banquet and Powwow recognizes Aboriginal graduates
Celebrating achievements of new graduates and outstanding alumni.

Workshop explores The Place of the Laboratory
History of labs through the eyes of biomedicine and science.

Campus Connection

Sustainable Alberta announces Commuter Challenge results
University of Calgary increases participation by 51 per cent.

How would you improve transportation in the Northwest hub?
A better bus system? A public bike share system? City seeks suggestions for university area.

Newsmakers

June 18/News-Medical.Net
Study: Infants secrete different stress hormone than their mothers during labor and delivery
Katherine Wynne-Edwards, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

June 18/Cape Breton Post
High rate of mental illness among homeless
Arvavind Ganesh, Faculty of Medicine

June 18/Globe and Mail
Moody’s confidence in Ontario, Quebec debts is a risky call
Jack Mintz, School of Public Policy

June 18/Adelaide Now
Adelaide Festival's "feelgood" value to state measured at $85m
Donald Getz, Haskayne School of Business

June 17/CTV News
Canadian soldiers leave for final mission in Afghanistan
David Bercuson, Faculty of Arts

June 17/Calgary Sun
Five Calgarians Toronto-bound this weekend for Canadian National Scrabble Championship
Eric Tran, Faculty of Law

June 17/Vancouver Sun
Creative work should be a political focus
John Lester, School of Public Policy

June 14/Royal Society of Chemistry
Plumage pattern revealed in 150 million-year-old bird
Darla Zelenitsky, Faculty of Science

In Memoriam

Richard Chadbourne, Professor Emeritus
Campus flag at half-mast today.