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June 9, 2011

 
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News

Upping the anti
University of Calgary researchers score in game-changing antimatter study.

Connecting the dots between fossils and today’s amphibians
Dr. Jason Anderson received a second Discovery NSERC grant to continue his work linking modern amphibians with fossils.

Planning this summer’s vacation
Why go spend your vacation camping when you could drive an ambulance from London, England to Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia?

Years of service
Faculty and staff with 15 and 25 years of service will be celebrated during the annual Recognition Awards Reception. View this year’s recipients.

University of Calgary prof to head Elections BC
Dr. Keith Archer named British Columbia’s new chief electoral officer.

Study findings may change surgical practice
Pan-Canadian surgical study offers new hope for patients with early-stage oral cancer.

Campus Connection

Online timesheets
Starting Aug. 1, 2011, staff will submit timesheets online. Individuals who currently complete paper timesheets will report, modify and submit their timesheets directly in PeopleSoft through Self Service. The iS² website will provide further details as soon as they are available.

Markin USRP now accepting applications
Students in a university-wide undergraduate research program share their experiences.

Newsmakers

June 8
Calgary Herald
U of C kicks off graduations: About 5,000 students expected at ceremonies

June 6
Globe and Mail
Dan Federkeil finishes what he started: It’s taken a while, this business of finishing his degree—10 years from enrolment to the 2011 convocation ceremony at the University of Calgary on Wednesday.

 

Events

Today
> Convocation ceremonies
> ISEEE Distinguished Speaker Series: The Outlook for Progress on Energy Policy"
> Concert: Thing That Move Us
> Canadian Science Writers’ Association conference

June 10
> Contrasts Chamber Music Festival
> Convocation ceremonies
> Canadian Science Writers’ Association conference
> Danscott’s Showcase 2011

June 11
> Canadian Science Writers’ Association conference
> Danscott’s Showcase 2011

June 12
> Contrasts Chamber Music Festival
> Canadian Science Writers’ Association conference

June 14
> 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