2018 AGM and Reception

The Friends of the University of Alberta Society invites you to our public Annual General Meeting (AGM) at The Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive (U of A Campus) on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, from 5:00 – 6:30pm.

Our guest speaker will be Steven Penney, professor from the Faculty of Law who will speak about “Privacy, Security, and Encryption: Regulating Law Enforcement Access to Digital Devices”.

The Friends are hosting the AGM this year with a new format. The evening will consist of the evening’s AGM business, our guest speaker and opportunity to meet other Friends over refreshments and appetizers.

Please join us for an evening to celebrate our 2017 accomplishments and what we envision for 2018. Please reserve your free tickets here.

Doors open at 4:45pm.

Preparing 21st Century Leaders

The 2018 edition of the Henry Marshall Tory Lecture, presented by The Friends of the University of Alberta will feature The Right Honourable Kim Campbell on the topic Preparing 21st Century Leaders.

The lecture will be Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 6:30pm to 9pm at the TELUS Lecture Theatre in the TELUS Centre located at 11104 87 Ave NW, Edmonton.

This is a free event, with limited capacity;  You can reserve your seat via this EventBrite link.

Join us for an evening of insights from Ms. Campbell, followed by engaging questions and answers time.

We look forward to seeing you,
Friends of the University of Alberta

Tour of Mineralogy and Petrology Museum

Come and see a ‘hidden gem’ on the U of A campus. The Mineralogy and Petrology Museum houses hundreds of samples of rocks and minerals, including meteorites and diamonds! Participants will also get a behind-the-scenes tour of the University’s Meteorite Collection, containing over 1400 meteorite specimens from around the world, in the state-of-the-art Meteorite Lab. The tour will be led by Professor Chris Herd, a meteorite specialist and curator of the collection.

The tour is limited to 18 people and will last approximately 1.5 hours on November 2, 2017 at 12 noon.  Reserve your ticket here.

The museum is located in B-08 of the Earth Sciences Building on North Campus (link to campus map).

Cannot make the tour – you can browse the collection here.

Or check out @SpaceRockDoc on CBC talking #meteorites and space rocks with @AdrienneLambCBC on this CBC video