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Feb. 1, 2010

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Ski helmets proven effective for safety
A new study published in today’s Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that helmets reduce the risk of head injuries among skiers and snowboarders by 35 percent.

Helping with homelessness at home
In advance of a reading week project for students at the Mustard Seed, members of the university community are being asked to donate to the Warm Feet for the Street campaign.

Schulich students win gold
Two Schulich students won the top prize for engineering communication at the Western Engineering Competition and will compete in the nationals in March.

Dinos in Action

 A weekend of wins, splits and losses
The Dinos were on the courts and on the ice last weekend, with wins in men’s basketball and volleyball, and in women’s hockey.

Campus Connection

New electronic option for T4/T4As
Starting with the 2009 taxation year, T4/T4As will now be available to faculty and staff electronically through Employee Self Service in MyUofC. Employees who would like this new option must provide their consent by Feb.11, 2010.


Until Feb. 14
Erase the Waste 200 gram Challenge

> Talk: How Energy Systems Compete for Market Share
> Slideshow: Voyageurs and Whitewater—Journey Down the Historic Clearwater River
> Bentall Lecture in Christian Theology: Thomas Aquinas Speaks to the Church Today

Feb. 2
> Bentall Lecture in Christian Theology: Jesus as True Human
> Black History Film Festival: Journey to Justice

Feb. 3
> Fundraiser: 12-Hour Squash Marathon Raising Money for Haiti Relief Efforts
> Talk: From the Front Line: Canadian Forces in Afghanistan
> Big Rock Lecture: A New Battle for Historical Shipwrecks: On the Swedish Vasa and the English Mary Rose

Feb. 4
> Science in the Cinema: The Sea Inside
> Spanish for Reel: Atame (Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!)
> Film: Monty Python's Life of Brian (Extended Version)
> Markin-Flanagan Distinguished Writers Program: Reading by Hiromi Goto
> Discovery Series: Music in Many Dimensions with QUASAR Saxophone Quartet

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