University of Calgary

May 15, 2008

MAY 15 , 2008 | Vol. 4 No. 13
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Do talk to strangers—in the name of art
The everyday strangers in Marjan Eggermont’s life are the focus of her latest art project. Her banners can be seen on bridges leading into Calgary’s downtown core as part of a public art project led by The City of Calgary. >> more

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Q&A – University of Calgary-Qatar welcomes interim dean
Dr. Sheila Evans is the interim dean University of Calgary-Qatar. She has an extensive background in nursing education, practice and research. >> more


New chancellor’s event recognizes scholarship winners
The first annual Spring Reception honored the ten high school students who were awarded the prestigious U of C Chancellor’s Club scholarship. >> more

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U of C partners with Helmut Schmidt University in Germany
Internationalization of academic programs is one of the U of C’s priorities and the Helmut Schmidt University in Hamburg, Germany is now part of the university’s global community. >> more


Law professor receives Trudeau Fellowship prize
A leader in human rights, Kathleen Mahoney from the Faculty of Law is a recipient of the 2008 Trudeau Foundation Fellowships. >> more

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Faculty of Medicine celebrates Order of Canada recipients
Robert H.A. Haslam and Thomas W. Noseworthy of the Faculty of Medicine are the recent recipients of Canada’s highest civilian honour—the Order of Canada. >> more

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Patch Adams kick starts new health facility for Albertans
Patch Adams, one of the most engaging and celebrated doctors in North America, was the keynote speaker at the launch of the funding campaign for the Southern Alberta Institute of Urology. >> more


What moves you?
Jack Mintz, the director of the university’s new School of Policy Studies takes the C-Train to work everyday and during the week of June 1-7, you can join him and the many others who will take part in the Canadian Commuter Challenge. >> more

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Growing the legacy of social justice
The second annual Social Justice Encounter scattered “seeds” of social justice in many directions, which will grow and ultimately influence social justice theory, research, education and practice. >> more


Mountain medicine
The University of Calgary’s mountain medicine program is attracting graduate students from around the world including Nepal and Peru. >> more


CUPS Art Exhibition
Paintings and drawings by clients of the Calgary Urban Project Society (CUPS)will be on display in the Administration building's atrium May 20, 21 and 22. >> more

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2008 Campus Fair: Call for volunteers
Campus Fair is Saturday, June 14 and there are lots of volunteer opportunities.
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What dreams are made of
Three social work students have shared the streets with camels, sheep, elephants and more while completing their practicums in India—a place where each of them have always dreamed to travel. >> more