University of Calgary

Feb. 26, 2009

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Muscling in on Type 2 diabetes
Newly-published research from the Faculty of Kinesiology suggests that muscle in obese people and Type 2 diabetics may be conspiring against them.

Nursing grad lays groundwork for youth health centre
Petra Hortopanu’s idea became a reality and created a job for herself with the grand opening of the Alex Youth Health Centre.

AuroraMAX: new project puts the Northern Lights online
One of the North’s greatest treasures, the Northern Lights will be broadcast live from Yellowknife in an effort to increase an understanding of the aurora both locally and nationally.

Information Evenings for Students and Parents 2009
The University of Calgary is hosting the annual spring Information Evenings for Students and Parents on March 3, 4 & 5 in MacEwan Hall. Divided into three distinct evenings, these events offer prospective students and their parents with the opportunity to meet with campus leaders, faculty, staff and students from a range of faculties and programs.

Dinos in the News

Dinos volleyball vets take final shot at national title
The Dinos women’s volleyball team is headed to the University of New Brunswick this weekend for the Canadian Interuniversity Sport championship tournament. 

Dinos duo savours chance to face Flames firing squad
Jeff Weber and Nathan Deobald—the Dinos’ goaltending tandem—were summoned for emergency use when Flames backup Curtis McElhinney was unavailable.



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Today (see all today's events)
12:15 p.m. Snowga: Outdoor Winter Yoga
12:15 p.m. Imperial Oil Kearl Oil Sands Mine Project
7 p.m. Markin Lecture in Health & Wellness: Vitamin D: A D-Lightful Story
7:30 p.m. ISEEE Speaker Series: The Ethical Obligations of the Storyteller

Feb. 27
> Visiting Artist Talk: Rebecca Belmore
> Elite Theory and Analysis in Political Sociology
> The Cartoceto Bronzes. From Enigma to Orthodoxy

Feb. 28
Rothney Astrophysical Observatory Open House

March 2
Representing Refugees ‘Down Under’

March 3, 4 & 5
Admissions Information Evenings for Parents and Students