Call for Proposals on Collaborative Learning

U of G’s 2010 Teaching and Learning Innovations Conference is calling for presentation proposals. Sponsored by the College of Arts and the College of Physical and Engineering Science, the May 11 conference will focus on collaborative teaching and learning. The deadline to submit a proposal is March 12. For more information, go to, send …

Focus on Pharmaceuticals

The Environmental Science Research Initiative is sponsoring a free workshop on “Pharmaceuticals in the Environment: Lesson Learned” Feb. 27 starting at 9 a.m. in the science complex atrium. For more information, visit the website

Benefit Concert Planned For Haiti Relief Feb. 11

U of G hosts a benefit concert for Haiti relief Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Peter Clark Hall. It features the bands Texting Mackenzie, What She Said, Tristan Raghunan and Josh Doerkson/Nathan Moore. Event sponsors are Student Life, Interhall Council and the college student governments, with support from Hospitality Services and the Brass Taps. …

‘Rumour Mill’ Set

President Alastair Summerlee and provost Maureen Mancuso host a “Rumour Mill” Feb. 22 from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 103 of the University Centre. The forum is a chance for the University community to ask questions and separate fact from fiction when it comes to information circulating around campus.

WUSC Hosts Talk By Somalian Refugee

As part of International Development Week, World University Service of Canada presents a talk by Dahabo Noor Abdi, a Somali woman who completed high school in a Kenyan refugee camp and university  in Canada through sponsorship, Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 103 of the University Centre. A pub night fundraiser for Haiti runs …

Deadline Nears For Last Lecture Applications

Applications are being accepted until Feb. 12 for this year’s student last lecturer. The Last Lecture was designed to provide an opportunity for graduating students to reflect on their time at U of G. Application forms are available at