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February 11, 2011

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New self-help therapy for Binge Eating Disorder
Researchers use eating disorder awareness week to launch a study of a one-of-a-kind self-help manual.

Project Next update
Message from the President encourages staff, faculty and students to sign-up for a Project Next workshop.

U and iS²
Change leaders provide a new link in the move toward “one university.” 

Campus Connection

Undergrad student engagement three-year action plan
The U of C has accomplished many things to improve student engagement since the last NSSE survey was administered in 2008. Come find out about and comment on the university's future plans for student engagement Feb. 15.

Top Stories of the Week

Feb. 10
Styrofoam a thing of the campus past

Compostable serving ware could be coming to a vendor near you.

Feb. 9
Cow had rare case of diabetes

Veterinary medicine student wins honourable mention for case study at the Western Canadian Association of Bovine Practitioners.

Feb. 8
Postcard from Austria

Lisa Fabjanski, a Haskayne School of Business student at the University of Calgary, chose Austria to study abroad. Here is her postcard home.

Feb. 7
Alumna is Canada Reads finalist

The Bone Cage, by English alumna Dr. Angie Abdou, makes the final round for Canada Reads' Best Book of The Decade.


Feb. 10
Oilpatch implications of LSE-TMX Deal



> Visiting Artist and Scholar Series presents: Stephen Hutchings
> Project Next Workshop: roving booth
> Concert: Michael Bernard Fitzgerald
> Lecture: Radiation Oncology Physics at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre
> Conference: Business Day 2011
> 26th Annual Darwin Lecture and Dinner
> Book launch: Violence in Argentine Literature and Film (1989 – 2005)
> Women’s volleyball: Dinos vs. Alberta
> Men’s volleyball: Dinos vs. Alberta

Feb. 12
> RAO: Alien life forms and the latest finds in extraterrestrial research
> Women’s volleyball: Dinos vs. Alberta
> Men’s volleyball: Dinos vs. Alberta

Feb. 14
> Black History Month Film Night
> Film screening: Wrong Way to Hope

> UCI speaker series: Craig Kielburger
> ISEEE Expert Series: BP Oil Spill
> Book Study: The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical by Shane Claiborne
> School of Public Policy lecture: A View from Japan
> Town Hall: Undergraduate Student Engagement Three-Year Action Plan

Feb. 16
> Lecture: Near-earth Space and Canada’s Arctic

Feb. 17
> Book reading: The Closing of the Muslim Mind by Robert Reilly
> Hal Kvisle Academic Lecture Series: Canada’s World Is About to Get Bigger: The G20, Security and Global Governance

Feb. 18
> Fridays with the Faculty: Efficient Negotiating with Jenny Krahn and Loren Falkenberg

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