University of Calgary

October 1, 2010

 
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News

Research supports cellphone free driving
Banning drivers from using mobile devices altogether would not only save lives and reduce injuries but also save money according to a new study.

Best in Class Fund
Canada's top tech and teaching experts—including Dr. Michele Jacobsen a U of C education professor—are looking to give away $200,000 worth of technology grants to grade schools.

Campus Connection

The science of aging
Dr. Cynthia Kenyon, one of the most well-known researchers on aging, is the guest speaker at the Robert B. Church Lectureship today.

Newsmakers

CBC The Homestretch
September 29, 2010
Cellphone use

Global Calgary
September 28, 2010
WestJet founder to help shape the minds of future executives

The Calgary Herald
September 24, 2010
Old books shed light on medical advances

 

Events

Today
> UC Idol 2010
> Celebrate National Seniors Day
> From worms to mammals: pathways that can extend lifespan
> Dogs and China: a sino/cynological investigation
> Field hockey: Dinos vs. Victoria
> Reading by Joan Thomas

October 2
> The Virtuoso Liszt
> Football: Dinos vs. UBC

October 4
> Imaging women in the early church
> Get into Climbing! slideshow
> Blood elders drum & ceremony

October 4-7
> Department of Chemistry: Dr. Chad Mirkin lecture series

October 5
> Olympic gold medalist Mark Tewksbury lecture
> Redefining success: Lynne Twist lecture

October 6
> President's Installation Ceremony

October 7
> The cradle and the crossroads: democracy at war

October 8
> Faculty perceptions on learning and teaching at the U of C

October 9
> Terror from the skies! Rothney Astrophysical Observatory open house


More events: ucalgary.ca/events