University of Calgary

May 21, 2009

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Take the survey: Presidential search
Share your perspectives on some key topics that will influence the selection of the next President.

 iS² Project update
Gary Durbeniuk, vice-president, development, has been appointed as the Executive Sponsor of the review. If you missed it, read the All-Staff message that was sent Tuesday, May 19.

Volunteer for Campus Fair
June 6 is Campus Fair and there are still lots of volunteer opportunities available.

Research student awarded Trudeau Scholarship
$180,000 to study critical social issue.

Schulich students get jostled and bounced competing in Baja SAE event
A team of Schulich School of Engineering students was in Oregon to put to the test a vehicle they built for the Baja SAE collegiate design competition.

Leadership in nursing education
Lorraine Watson wins the Alberta Nursing Education Administrators (ANEA) 2009 Award for Leadership in Nursing Education.

Campus Connection

2009 Flexible Spending Account allocation for academic and support staff
Academic and support staff have until May 31 to allocate their 2009 Flexible Spending Account credits.

President’s Reception for Long-Service Employees and Retirees: Tuesday, May 26
This annual reception recognizes U of C long-service employees (15 plus years) as well as those who have retired from the university. An open invitation is extended to all long-service and retired university faculty and staff.



7 a.m. 12 Hours of Fitness
11 a.m. The Neurobiology of Song and Spatial Learning in Birds—and Why it Matters to Us
7:30 p.m. Passport to Wellness: Eight Ways to Stay Healthy and Prevent Cancer

May 25
> Antimicrobial Actions of Nitric Oxide

May 26
> President's Reception for Long-Service Employees and Retirees
> Science Cafe: Black Holes: Cosmic Menance or Simply Misunderstood?

June 3
> Summer Opera Workshop auditions

June 8-12
> Spring Convocation

June 6
> Campus Fair

June 13
> Runners’ Edge—Calgary’s Running Expo (Space limited; buy tix early)