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Sri Lankan-Canadian author Shyam Selvadurai kicks off his residency in the Calgary Distinguished Writers Program next week. 

Distinguished visiting writer Shyam Selvadurai comes to Calgary Several events planned for one-week residency of acclaimed Sri Lankan-Canadian author
First annual Learn to Float day on campus Nov. 24 Active Living's free water safety initiative for students, faculty and staff aims to save lives with basic skills
Annual Rich Man Poor Man dinner raises funds and awareness Nov. 22 event organized by students in the Cumming School of Medicine benefits Alberta charities
Students invited to take part in Wrap Up the Term activities Event to focus on study support, general health and wellness
Men's mental health in the workplace: addressing an unmet need Collaborative research team awarded $1.9-million grant from Movember Foundation to lead national research initiative in men's mental health
Campus forum to discuss stranded assets and the "carbon bubble" Sold-out event Nov. 24 is part of the Renewable Energy Thought Leaders Forum series

Research

Basia Ellis, a PhD student in the Department of Psychology, received a Killam scholarship for her work studying the sociopolitical realities that undocumented migrants in the Polish community face. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary 

The psychological toll of undocumented Polish migrants Killam scholar Basia Ellis employs ethnographic methods in her studies
Researchers investigate new treatment for depression Deep brain stimulation could provide relief for some patients with treatment-resistant depression
Early caffeine benefits premature babies: study Research led by Cumming School of Medicine’s Dr. Abhay Lodha released on World Prematurity Day
Heavy hunting is stressing out Northern wolves Intensive hunting may cause long-term damage to wolf packs and ecosystem, research finds
Sociology student explores unheard voices in secondary suites debate Researcher invites renters of 'illegal suites' to share their experiences
Killam Laureate goes subcellular for clues to aging Geoff Power examines the mystery of why we become frail with age

U in the News

Nov. 21 2014
Medical News Today Why we need to fund newer blood-thinning agents... James Stone, Cumming School of Medicine
Nov. 20 2014
Calgary Herald Aboriginal girl must not be denied life-saving... Juliet Guichon, Cumming School of Medicine
Nov. 19 2014
National Post Wind farms causing thousands of bats to die of... Robert Barclay, Faculty of Science
Nov. 19 2014
The Globe and Mail video Is the open-concept office sabotaging... Theresa Kline, Faculty of Arts
Nov. 18 2014
Al Rayyan Television Qatar video UCQ convocation coverage Coverage begins at 7:24
Nov. 18 2014
CTV News Calgary video Experimental treatment produces promising results... Dr. Zelma Kiss, Cumming School of Medicine
Nov. 18 2014
Ottawa Citizen What Sir John A. maybe didn’t do after all Eugene Beaulieu, Faculty of Arts
Nov. 17 2014
Global News Caffeine improves health of premature babies,... Abhay Lodha, Cumming School of Medicine
Nov. 18 2014
Metro Calgary University of Calgary researcher is tweeting for... Jeff Dunn, Cumming School of Medicine
Nov. 14 2014
National Public Radio Heavily hunted wolves stressed out and mating... Judit Smits, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

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Campus Connection

Werklund hosts bake sale to benefit United Way English for Academic Purposes program fundraiser Thursday, Nov. 20
Rare books have a sometimes surprising story to tell Centuries-old volumes help researchers explore the era of handpress books
Smart, innovative EEEL building a perfect venue for TEDxCalgary TEDxCalgary Truth(s) event comes to campus Nov. 15
Creator of Little Mosque on the Prairie to speak at university Nov. 14 Leadership in film and journalism with Zarqa Nawaz