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

Grand opening of the Evergreen Pond and the Circle

The University of Alberta is having a Canada 150 Community Celebration on September 24. Free and open to all!

There will truly be something for everyone, including food trucks, a kite activity, interpretive displays, a farmers’ market and live performers. Make new friends, come together with the community, and celebrate Canada turning 150!

Check out the “Event Schedule” and “How to Get there” following this link:  University of Alberta Canada 150 Celebration