University of Calgary

April 1, 2009

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Arctic Institute of North America awarded $3.4
million for northern research facility

The University of Calgary’s Arctic Institute of North America has been awarded $3.4 million to upgrade its Kluane Lake Research Station (KLRS) as part of the federal government’s plan to invest in key northern research facilities.

Leading pharmaceutical company makes
multi-million gift in support of kidney research

Amgen Canada Inc. has made a $2.1-million gift to the largest research chair in the history of the Faculty of Medicine and the first chair of its kind in kidney research in Canada.

Déjà vu all over again?
Join Department of Economics Professors Herb Emery and Ron Kneebone as they discuss how the 2009 provincial budget addresses energy-related revenues.

Faces of Philanthropy

New sponsorships help student-athletes
Two new sponsorships between Enterprise Rent-A-Car and the University of Calgary Dinos are celebrating athletes both on and off the field.

12 p.m. Zen Fools!: "Crazy Wisdom" in the Zen Tradition
2 p.m. Indigenous Resistance Struggle in Colombia
7 p.m. Finding Money and Finding History

April 2
> Will It Be Déjà Vu All Over Again? Challenges to Alberta's Finances on the Eve of the 2009 Budget

April 3
> Beethoven: The Late String Quartets
> Around the World in 80 Telescopes at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

April 8
> WHAT IF.... Are you Prepared for an Emergency at the U of C?
> Dance@Noon
> Big Rock Lecture Series: McCall the Maverick Flying Ace (Reserve tix early)

Until April 11
Taking Flight: Fifth Anniversary Festival of Student Work