University of Calgary

February 18, 2011

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Students rebuilding communities in New Orleans
During reading week (Feb. 20 – 26), 12 U of C undergraduate students will travel to New Orleans to work with the St. Bernard Project. 

U & iS²
The case for change: Why did Project iS² happen in the first place?

Family Day launch of bilingual family program
The Language Research Centre’s online counselling service for parents of bilingual children is the first of its kind in Canada. It launches on Feb. 21 in celebration of Family Day.


Postcard from Washington, D.C.
Kate Salimi, an arts student did an internship at the Washington Center in Washington, D.C. Here is her postcard home. View Slideshow

Top News Stories of the Week

Feb. 17
Pulitzer Prize winner Art Spiegelman to speak at U of C

On March 31 Art Spiegelman, Pulitzer Prize-winning artist / illustrator and author of MAUS, will speak at first event under newly named Calgary Distinguished Writers Program.

Feb. 16
Down under in Adelaide, Australia
U of C architecture students are in Adelaide for the first time learning about sustainable architecture and urban design.

Feb. 16
What did Kielburger say to students?
At his talk to students yesterday, child rights advocate Craig Kielburger believes everything we learn in university can be shared with the world. View Slideshow

Feb. 14
Love is in the air at U of C
Many U of C alumni not only found their calling on campus, but also met their romantic partners here. Find out how they met in this UToday Valentine’s special.



> Fridays with the Faculty: Efficient Negotiating with Jenny Krahn and Loren Falkenberg
> Lecture: Applications of a Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm to Data-Modeling Problems in Astrophysics
> Theatre: King Lear
> Journal of Computational Media Design Launch Party
> Men's volleyball: Dinos vs. UBC
> Women’s basketball: Dinos vs. Saskatchewan
> Men’s hockey: Dinos vs. Regina
> Men’s basketball: Dinos vs. Saskatchewan

Feb. 19
> Theatre: King Lear
> Women’s basketball: Dinos vs. Saskatchewan
> Men’s hockey: Dinos vs. Regina
> Men’s basketball: Dinos vs. Saskatchewan
> Men’s volleyball: Dinos vs. UBC

Feb. 20
> Theatre: King Lear

Feb. 22
> Language Research Centre: Counselling Service for Parents of Bilingual Children launch
> Science Café: Science Fiction to Science Fact

Feb. 23
> Reflections on the Paranormal and its Place in the Contemporary University
> Movies that Matter Documentary Series: Into Eternity
> Theatre: King Lear
> Cloud Services: Info Technologies
> Education Open House: Interested in Becoming a Teacher?

Feb. 24
> Theatre: King Lear

Feb. 25
> Theatre: King Lear

Feb. 26
> Theatre: King Lear

Feb. 28
> Calgary History of Medicine Society Event
> Slideshow: Heritage River Trips, Canoe the Bloodvein

Mar. 1
> ISEEESA Networking Dinner

Mar. 4
> Lecture: The Americas: Looking back, around and forward

Mar. 5
> 2011 N.A.P.I. Parent & Youth Conference

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