December 5, 1997

Submit talks to Tamie Heisler by 9 a.m. one week prior to publication. Fax 492-2997 or e-mail at

Academic Technologies for Learning

December 12, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The University of Alberta Community is invited to a workshop and discussion titled "Evaluating Learning Technology in Higher Education with Dr. Steve Ehrmann, Director of the Flashlight Project at the American Association for Higher Education. Flashlight is a multi-university project that develops and applies evaluation tools to technology innovations in teaching and learning. Dr. Ehrmann is an internationally recognized expert on the impact of technology on teaching and learning and an engaging workshop facilitator. Please RSVP if you would like to attend. 2-31 Civil-Electrical Engineering Building.

December 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A satellite broadcast titled "Evaluation and Assessment" will be presented by the New Media Centers. This broadcast features a discussion on the common question: How does the use of technology of delivery of instruction make a difference to students? Presenters-Karen Smith and Chuck Dziuban, University of Central Florida and Mike Kolitsky,

University of Texas, El Paso. Please RSVP to if you would like to attend. 2-31 Civil-Electrical Engineering Building.

Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research

December 5, 4 p.m.

Thomas O. Baldwin, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, "Kinetics vs. Thermodynamics in Protein Folding: Chaperones as Traffic Signals." 227 Medical Sciences Building.

December 8, 4 p.m.

Susan Henry, Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, "The Role of Phospholipid Turnover in Regulation of Phospholipid Synthesis and Membrane Biogenesis in Yeast." 207 Heritage Medical Research Centre.


December 5, 3 p.m.

M. Anne Katzenberg, University of Calgary, "Stable Isotope Ecology and Palaeodiet in the Lake Baikal Region of Siberia." For further information: Dr. Nancy Lovell, 492-0186 or e-mail at 14-28 Tory Building.

Biological Sciences

January 9, noon

Lynne Hale, "Cheating in the Obligate Mutualism Between Yuccas and Yucca Moths." M-229 Biological Sciences Building.

Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences

December 8, 4 p.m.

Scott Selleck, Molecular and Cell Biology Department, University of Arizona, "One Size Fits All: Dally, a Cell Surface Molecular Regulating Both the Dpp (TGF-beta) and Wg (Wnt) Signaling Pathways in Drosophila." Sponsored by the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research. M-149 Biological Sciences Centre.

Biomedical Engineering

December 17, 5:30 p.m.

Hasan Uludag, "Functional Biomaterials for Efficacious Delivery of Bone Morphogenetic Proteins." 231 Civil-Electrical Engineering.

Business-Marketing, Business Economics and Law

December 11, 3:30 p.m.

Roland T. Rust, Madison S. Wigginton Professor of Management, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University, "Customer Expectation Distributions: A Dynamic Model, Theoretical Implications, and Empirical Evidence." Banister Conference Room, 4-16 Business Building.

Centre for Research for Teacher Education and Development

December 9, 12:30 p.m.

Jan Jagodzinski, "Bodies of Excess: Begehren Oder Trieb" (slide presentation). Sexually explicit visual material. 633 Education South.

Chaplains' Association

December 10, 12 p.m.

Mike Percy, dean, Faculty of Business, "Alberta Growth Summit: What Vision for Our Collective Future?" RSVP Tona. Newman Centre, St. Joseph's College.

Chemical and Materials Engineering

ICI Distinguished Lectureship Series by Peter R. Norton.

December 11, 3:30 p.m.

"Nanoscale Materials Science." 344 Chemical-Mineral Engineering Building.

December 12, 3:30 p.m.

"Fundamental Studies of Surface Phenomena Related to Corrosion and Hydrogen Ingress in Candu Pressure Tubes." 344 Chemical-Mineral Engineering Building.

Eco-Research Chair in Environmental Risk Management

December 5, 3 p.m.

Jamie Baxter, Department of Geography and Environmental Science Program, University of Calgary, "It's an Unnecessary Risk to Take-A Case Study of the Meaning of Environmental Risk and Uncertainty Involving a Landfill." 2F1.04 (Classroom D) Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre.

Health Law Institute

December 6, 10 a.m.

David Schneiderman, "The Calgary Declaration and Constitutional Consultations: Should Anybody Care?" McLennan Ross Hall, Law Centre.

Institute for Public Economics

December 11, 3:30 p.m.

T.J. Courchene, Queen's University, "Ontario: From Heartland to Region-State." L-1 Humanities Centre.

Medical Microbiology and Immunology

December 11, 4 p.m.

Larry Guilbert, "Immune Responses in Pregnant Women May Determine Whether HIV or CMV Cross the Placenta From Mother to Baby During Pregnancy." 2J4.02 Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre.


December 5, 3:30 p.m.

Paul Viminitz, Department of Philosophy, University of Lethbridge, "Thrasymachean Ethics." 4-29 Humanities Centre.

December 12, 3:30 p.m.

John King-Farlow, "The Need for Imagination in Metaphysics." 4-29 Humanities Centre.


December 5, 2 p.m.

Robert J. Gooding, Department of Physics, Queen's University, "Eight Years of Theory, and Finally One Experiment; Many-Body Electron Bands in High Tc Superconductors." V129 V-Wing.


December 5, 3:30 p.m.

Larry V. Hryshko, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, "Regulation of Different Sodium-Calcium Exchange Proteins." 207 Heritage Medical Research Centre.

December 12, 3:30 p.m.

Paul Armstrong, "New Advances in Understanding and Managing Acute Coronary Syndromes." 207 Heritage Medical Research Centre.

University Libraries and the Faculty of Arts

December 10, 2 p.m.

"Alexandria Quartet"-first in a four part lecture series on the future of the library. Isobel Grundy and Ernie Ingles give their perspectives as scholar and librarian on the current state and future of the academic library. Convocation Hall.

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