Posts Tagged: ualberta

Resisting the Empire: Challenges to US Power

I am off tonight to the opening of Resisting the Empire: Challenges to US Power. It’s a conference taking place here in Edmonton at the University of Alberta, sponsored by the university’s Globalism Project and the Parkland Institute. I was looking at upcoming events at the UofA over the weekend, and came across the conference…. Reads more »

Back to School: Part 2

Today was my last “first class” for this semester. I had CMPUT 410 this morning, which is “Web Based Information Systems”. Here’s the description and objectives from the CS site: Overview of Web technologies and applications. This course is project based and addresses issues such as web-based applications and databases design and implementation, XML data… Reads more »

University of Alberta to buy Bay building

The University of Alberta is gearing up to buy the ancient Hudson’s Bay building in downtown Edmonton. The purchase would solve two major problems – what to do with the aging building in the heart of our downtown, and how to deal with the space crunch for the ever growing university. If the deal goes… Reads more »