University of Calgary

October 21, 2009

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News

EMBA program retains Top 40 rank
The Alberta/Haskayne Executive MBA program has retained its spot in the top 40 of the Financial Times of London’s international ranking and topped all Canadian schools in alumni “aims achieved.”

Pound out the flu
The U of C’s dean of medicine is launching a flu-prevention campaign to stop shaking hands and switch to the fist “pound” instead.

U of C Press embraces Open Access
The University of Calgary Press is transforming itself into a communications platform, using the latest in technology to expand its reach and impact.

Study identifies need for connections
A study released today by the U of C’s Centre for Social Work Research and Development into Calgary’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-identified communities reveals a gap in community services.


Events

Today
> Art Department Fine Art Print Sale. Last day.
> UTI Speaker Series: Launching Your Idea Into the Marketplace RSVP required.
> EVDS BrownBag Discussion Series: Local Politics of Urban Design
> What Americans Really Want…Really
> AINA Talk: Climate Change, Parasites and Arctic Ecosystems: Why Should We Care?
> Big Rock Lecture Series: Plugging Into the Sun
> Dept. of Drama: Albertine, in Five Times (runs until Oct. 25 & 28-31)

Oct. 22
> Women's Resource Centre: SAGE Meet-up
> Mario Stella Distinguished Lecture: Italian Cinema and Holocaust Memory

Oct. 23
> WRC Awards Presentation Ceremony
> Animals Make Us Human
> Scholarship and Learning in an Open Access Knowledge Environment
> Girl Child Empowerment as a Model for Transformation

Oct. 24
> Open House
> RAO: Counting Stars and Exploring the South Skies

For a look at upcoming events, go to ucalgary.ca/events