University of Calgary

March 26, 2013

News

University of Calgary receives draft Letter of Expectation from government
Campus community invited to share feedback and ideas by April 3

Provincial minister calls new International Strategy ‘ambitious, critically important’
University, government, business and community leaders mark launch of strategy aimed at becoming global intellectual hub

Spotlight on Sustainability: Adam Swertz helps mobilize huge rez move-out initiative
Students leaving for summer encouraged to use recycling bins

Study suggests lower-back MRI scans often unnecessary
Researchers publish findings in JAMA Internal Medicine

Researcher invited to global conference on inclusive education
Anne Hughson discusses initiatives at ZeroProject conference in Austria

Wanted: 20 candidates for international internships
University Calgary International offers opportunities in seven countries

Campus Connection

Reminder: 2nd budget town hall on Wednesday
Attend event at Mac Hall A, or watch live webcast

Challenge yourself and win prizes for World Health Day
Free access to Active Living facilities April 1-14, a chance to win memberships

Researcher to share insights on making health care equitable, efficient
Nathalie Jetté part of Eyes High on Research lecture series

Social media buzz, March 26 edition
Kin Games, budget cuts, and other conversations about the University of Calgary

Newsmakers

March 26
Calgary Herald
Braid: Campus plan leaves schools in fiscal shock

March 25
Metro Calgary
Government letters to post-secondary institutions offer only ‘high-level’ goals

March 25
Global Calgary
Video: Mandate letters sent to Alberta schools

March 25
Calgary Sun
University of Calgary program Eyes High sets gaze on institution's international experience

March 25
Calgary Herald
Overhaul of Alberta's post-secondary system called ‘non-negotiable’

March 25
FIBA.com
New coach Jennings a star on the rise

March 24
Gulf Times
Call for more proactive breast cancer campaigns

March 22
Calgary Herald
U of C student recognized as a top Woman Leader of Tomorrow

Events

Today
» 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"
» Reflecting Windows' Talk

March 27
» Recyclemania
» Interdisciplinary Students in Aging Research Symposium
» Questions of Currency: Eighteenth-Century Coins in the Nickle Museum
» 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
» Biostatistics/SAGE Seminar Series - Winter 2013
» Movies That Matter Doc Screening: PAD YATRA ~ A Green Oddyessy
» Reflecting Windows' Talk

March 28
» Recyclemania
» 2013 Libin Research Day
» Holy Thursday Celebration
» Reflecting Windows' Talk

March 29
» Recyclemania
» FSC Book Study
» Reflecting Windows' Talk

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
» PUSH 2013: Senior Art Student Exhibition
» Surveillance or Security? The Risks Posed by New Wiretapping Technologies
» PUSH 2013: Senior Art Student Exhibition - Opening Reception
» Taking Flight: A Festival of Student Work

April 5
» PUSH 2013: Senior Art Student Exhibition
» Eyes High on Research: A Public Lecture Series, Winter 2013
» FSC Book Study
» Pinocchio, Collodi and the making of a nation
» Taking Flight: A Festival of Student Work
» Death, Decay, and Dentists in Early Ancient Egypt

April 6
» Leadership Exchange
» PUSH 2013: Senior Art Student Exhibition
» Taking Flight: A Festival of Student Work
» Dimensions

April 8
» Dance@Noon

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