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News Archive - April 2015

Freakiest dinosaur ever found is a vegetarian relative of T. rex

"This dinosaur was a plant-eater, based on its teeth and jaws, but the rest of the skeleton looks like a strange chimera of various meat- and plant-eating dinosaurs," says Darla Zelenitsky.
Read the News Article here. 

Diverse projects earn university-sponsored awards at Calgary Youth Science Fair

Of the over 1,000 students who participated in the fair, 13 finalists will move on to attend the Canada-wide Science Fair, held in Fredericton, New Brunswick from May 10-17, 2015. Read the UToday Article here. 

Technology fine-tunes geoscience students' spatial skills

Touch-table technology in the library is being put to the test as a tool for honing the spatial and visualization skills of geoscience students. Read the UToday Article here. 

 Geoscience celebrates its student and donor rock stars

The atrium of the EEEL building was rocking with activity on the evening of March 25 as students, their family and friends, donors, and faculty and staff from the Department of Geoscience celebrated the annual student award reception. Read the UToday Article here.

Teaching assistants learn by watching their colleagues in action

New Faculty of Science pilot project promotes self-reflection. Read the UToday Article here.