University of Calgary

March 22, 2013

News

Nearly 1,000 students, faculty and staff participate in first budget town hall
University operating budget cut $41 million in 2013-14, and tough decisions lie ahead.

Federal budget commits to research funding
Support for research, global competitiveness and Aboriginal students.

Professor Tom Keenan earns national award for science promotion
NSERC recognizes lifelong dedication to educating Canadians.

Law students learn it pays to be a geek
Business author speaks at law faculty’s Merv Leitch Memorial Lecture.

University piano prodigy John Chan wins Kiwanis Rose Bowl
First-year music student has a bright future ahead, says prof.

ucalgarycares puts students in front lines of social issues
Homelessness, disaster recovery, food insecurity are growing concerns.

Campus Connection

Recognize an outstanding student leader
Deadline for 2013 President’s Award is Mar. 29.

‘John Ware Reimagined’ digs deeper into iconic cowboy’s life
Staged reading to be performed March 25 in Matthews Theatre.

Newsmakers

March 21
Calgary Herald
Tuition hikes and program cuts coming to U of C

March 21
Smithsonian Magazine
When an iceberg melts, who owns the riches beneath the ocean?

March 21
Calgary Herald
Long waits for surgeries deemed a threat to women's lives

March 21
Ottawa Citizen
Researchers take mystery out of liver disease

Events

Today
» Recyclemania
» One Hour No Power- Take the pledge and help our university win!
» Canada’s Junior Equity Market: An International Success Story with Michael Robinson
» Communication and Culture Colloquium - Prof. George Melnyk, University of Calgary
» FSC Book Study
» World Water Day Special Event: Film - A Thirsty World
» Market Analysis and Entrepreneur Development
» Theoretical and experimental innovations in bilingualism research
» World Water Day Celebration
» James Hollis PhD: Stories Told - Stories Untold

March 23
» Recyclemania
» One Hour No Power- Take the pledge and help our university win!
» Moral Responsibility and Free Will Miniconference
» 4th Annual Verbatim Colloquium
» From Up There Down

March 24
» Recyclemania
» Seven Last Words from the Cross

March 25
» Recyclemania
» Calgary Society for Mediterranean Studies Public Lecture
» A Talk by Dr. Christine Stewart - University of Alberta
» John Ware Reimagined Part II – A Staged Reading with Music, Image and Vignette
» John Ware Reimagined Part 2
» Hutchinson Andrew Trio with Lily String Quartet

March 26
» Recyclemania
» Department of Psychology Research Seminar Series
» Farming, Foraging, and the Fed-up Co-op: Food Security and the Back-to-the-land Movement
» Engaging New Ideas in Education with Dr. Shibao Guo
» Clean Bin Challenge Wrap Up & Doc Screening of "No Impact Man"

March 27
» Recyclemania
» Interdisciplinary Students in Aging Research Symposium
» The Archaeology Department Noon Hour Lecture Series
» Everything But the Kitchen Sink: Large-scale, Mixed-method Design and the Making of Educational Policy
» White Systems, Deficit Talk and Indigenous School Reform: A Glimmer at the End of the Tunnel
» Movies That Matter Doc Screening: PAD YATRA ~ A Green Oddyessy

March 28
» Recyclemania
» 2013 Libin Research Day
» Holy Thursday Celebration

March 29
» Recyclemania
» FSC Book Study

March 30
» Recyclemania
» Dance Off for Charity

April 1
» Earth Month: Kickoff BBQ
» Talk: By Dr. Evelyn Fox-Keller

April 2
» Department of Psychology Research Seminar Series
» Taking Flight: A Festival of Student Work

April 3
» Hindu Traditions and Interfaith Conversations
» Design Matters with Leon van Schaik
» Taking Flight: A Festival of Student Work

April 4
» Surveillance or Security? The Risks Posed by New Wiretapping Technologies
» Taking Flight: A Festival of Student Work

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