University of Calgary

February 3, 2011

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Annual Darwin Lecture
Author David Reznick speaks on the evolution of the understanding of “species”.

Campus Connection

Provost search update and invitation for input
Faculty, staff and students are invited to share their feedback, via confidential online survey, on some key topics which will influence the selection of our next Provost and Vice-President (Academic).

IT Communications
Yesterday at 8 a.m., the University of Calgary experienced a major outage of IT services due to issues with the main network. All IT services were restored as of 10:30 a.m.. An investigation into the root cause of this outage is underway. IT apologizes for any inconvenience this outage may have cause the university community.

Dinos in Action

Dinos swimmers earn conference honours
University of Calgary swimmers Erica Morningstar and David Dimitrov were named the Canada West athletes of the week after their respective standout performances at the conference swimming championships last weekend at UBC in Vancouver.

Wear red. Show your Dino pride.
Red Friday–game day–is tomorrow.

Green Scene

RecycleMania coming to U of C
The U of C consumes approximately 56 million sheets of paper annually—a stack as high as 26 Calgary Towers. Do your part in this eight-week recycling competition and watch how we rank against other schools in North America.


> ISEEE Distinguished Speaker Series: Energy in Three Dimensions
> Future Security Challenges - A Military Perspective

Feb. 4
> Most Devoted Dinos Fan Tailgate Party
> Lecture: Broadcasting Meteorology in Canada
> Project Next Workshop: Undergrad - Commuter focus
> Lecture: Cultural Bilingualism in Roman Spain
> Lecture: Trimalchio and the Spectacle Dining in Ancient Rome
> Colloquium: is Zonal Flows in Magnetized Plasmas and Geostrophic Fluids

Feb. 7
> Slideshow: Getting into Sea Kayaking and Sea Kayaking Southern Waters
> Project Next: roving booth
> Lecture: What a Church Historian Can Offer the Church of Today

Feb. 8
> The Vitamin D Debate
> Project Next Workshop: after degree student focus
> Lecture: Eating disorder awareness in a fat phobic culture
> Concert: Vespers in Lubeck, Baroque organ series
> Book study: Irresistible Revolution

Feb. 9
> Reading: In The Suicide's Library: A Book Lover's Journey
> Project Next Workshop: staff focus
> Winter Walk Day
> MEDes (Planning) Program Open House

Feb. 10
> Project Next Workshop: graduate student focus
> Nickle at Noon: Museum Studies: Teaching Breadth, Flexibility and Curiousity

Feb. 11
> Visiting Artist and Scholar Series presents: Stephen Hutchings
> Project Next Workshop: roving booth
> Concert: Michael Bernard Fitzgerald

Feb. 12
> RAO: Alien life forms and the latest finds in extraterrestrial research

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