University of Calgary

June 4, 2013

Research

Accelerator grant to Kinesiology aims at unlocking secrets of muscle contraction
Funding for Walter Herzog to pursue new model of muscle mechanics.

Can ‘skin reprogramming’ cure blindness? Researchers part of national initiative
Brain Canada funds team to explore promising strategy.

News

Board approves balanced budget and Comprehensive Institutional Plan for 2013-14
Final submission to Alberta government now complete.

New book by professor emeritus tells how he adopted and fell in love with Canada
‘I had to reinvent myself in significant ways several times,’ Mathew Zachariah says.

Campus Connection

Former energy CEOs call for greater two-way dialogue with public
Haskayne speaker series: Pat Daniel, Charlie Fischer candid about industry’s challenges.

Plans for new graduate student residence
Twin towers to house 394 residents, support grad student experience.

Newsmakers

June 4/Calgary Herald
U of C grad dies climbing volcano in Ecuador
Danielle Kendall, Schulich School of Engineering
Ben Matchett, Dinos

June 4/Calgary Herald
Woman with ALS fears provincial cuts will steal right to die at home
Shelagh Mikulak, Former Staff, Libraries and Cultural Resources

June 3/CBC
Dan Federkeil returns to pro football in Calgary
Dan Federkeil, Alumni
Mike Gibson, Dinos

June 3/Red Deer Advocate
Promising new technology could reduce emissions
David Layzell, Faculty of Science
Josephine Hill, Schulich School of Engineering
Andrei Veksha, Schulich School of Engineering

June 3/Calgary Herald
New rules let customers opt out of three-year cellphone contracts
Mohammad Rahman, Haskayne School of Business

Events

Today
» Commuter Challenge
» Advances in Stable Isotope Techniques and Applications (ASITA-2013)
» The Wizard of Oz
» The Intersection of Art and Architecture in City Building

June 5
» Commuter Challenge
» Advances in Stable Isotope Techniques and Applications (ASITA-2013)
» The Wizard of Oz

June 6
» Commuter Challenge
» Retirement Reception for Wayne McCready
» What's New About Translational Medicine? Where is the Laboratory Now?
» Showcase of the Arts

June 7
» Commuter Challenge
» What's New About Translational Medicine? Where is the Laboratory Now?
» 23rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science
» CONTRASTS: Kiwanis Rose Bowl Winners

June 8
» Commuter Challenge
» What's New About Translational Medicine? Where is the Laboratory Now?
» 23rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science
» Gotta Dance 2013
» Hindustani Vocal & Sitar Concert

June 9
» What's New About Translational Medicine? Where is the Laboratory Now?
» 23rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science
» HOPE in Benefit of the Alberta Children's Hospital

June 10
» Connect with NSERC: Community Engagement Session
» June Convocation
» June Convocation

June 11
» June Convocation
» Reception Honouring Stuart McLean / 2013 Honorary Degree Recipient
» June Convocation
» South Korean Ambassador's Lecture on Partnership between Korea and Canada
» Reception Honouring Emőke J.E. Szathmáry / 2013 Honorary Degree Recipient
» Korean Movie - Masquerade
» A Teacher's Legacy

June 12
» June Convocation
» Reception Honouring Denise Clarke / 2013 Honorary Degree Recipient
» June Convocation
» Honorary Guest: Dr. Rudolph Marcus (1992 Chemistry Nobel Prize Winner)
» Are We Ready for Public-Driven Health Care in Canada?

June 13
» June Convocation
» June Convocation

June 14
» June Convocation
» New Talent Singing Awards Calgary Audition 2013

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