University of Calgary

Feb. 20, 2009

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Critical shortage of nurse educators looms
Nursing school conference will examine new ways to recruit instructors.

Students’ dedication to saving lives comes from the heart
U of C med students are encouraging blood donations and are hoping to surpass their goal of 200.

In the News

Scientists in the Faculty of Medicine have created the world’s first complete object-oriented computer model of a human body. Discovery Channels “Daily Planet” recently profiled the 4D human atlas, dubbed the CAVEman by the team who created it. >> Watch the Daily Planet clip


Postcard from Nicaragua
Kari Griffith is in her fifth and final year of studies in a combined degree program for archaeology and history. She spent her summer in Granada, Nicaragua as part of the Tepetate Archaeological Project. Here is her postcard home.


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> 7:30 p.m. Men's Hockey vs UBC
> 7:30 p.m. Hamlet (until Feb. 28)

>> see all of today's events

Feb. 23
Hiking In Veracruz, Mexico

Feb. 24
> Undergraduate Programs Office Open House
> Darwin Lecture Series: Origins of Genome Architecture
> Erase the Waste - U of C Sustainabilty Workshop
> Science Cafe: Securing Our Food, Securing Our Future
> Voyageurs and Whitewater - Journey down the Historic Clearwater River

Feb. 25
Big Rock Lecture Series: Arctic Coring Expedition: Forecasting Polar Ice. Regularly sells out; reserve now.

Feb. 26
> Imperial Oil Kearl Oil Sands Mine Project
> Markin Lecture in Health & Wellness: Vitamin D: A D-Lightful Story