March 10 2014
By Casey Blais and Jacob Quinlan
What is the ideal university?
Closing off our yearly Last Lecture Series
, Leadership and Student Engagement and the Students' Union are excited to host Nicholas Zebulin and Mike Czuba!
Nicholas is a Professor of Russian and joins us in his last year as a professor at the University of Calgary. One of his actual last lectures, Nicholas will share with us what his "Ideal university" would look like.
Additionally Mike Czuba, a University of Calgary Alumni and an instructor from the Drama department will be sharing a must see Lecture called (A)RT! A Philosophy for everyone, not an object for a few.
This event features an interactive workshop with budgeting and financial planning advice from money mentors, tips from an alumni, and information about student loan repayment.
Following the workshop, you will have the opportunity to check in with a financial expert for one-on-one financial advice.
Thursday, March 13 in the Loft, MSC 487. Interactive workshop from 12pm - 1:30pm and 2pm - 4pm financial check-ins.
Water you waiting for?
Does an evening of food, refreshments, and art, appeal to you? Enjoy cocktail food, coffee, and pop at the Hope 2 Opportunity Art Gala
on Wednesday, March 12 starting at 6 pm at the Gallery Hall at the Taylor Family Digital Library.
Physical, digital, and written art submitted by local artists showcasing their relationship with water will be on display for voting. You too can submit your own piece of artwork on our Facebook page. Top three pieces of art will receive prizes.
The Real McCoy
Ever wondered where the phrase the real McCoy came from? On March 21 at 7:30 pm, Calgary's Ellipsis Tree Collective presents a special tribute performance of The Real McCoy, a story based on the life of African Canadian inventor and engineer, Elijah McCoy. This special performance honours the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
General admission is $15; but free for students. Register here.
Faces of UCalgary
This week, we present Film Studies student Rudolph
and Kaliopi Kollias
, an academic development specialist from the Student Success Centre.