University of Calgary

October 26, 2009

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Campus hosts medical pioneers
Dr. Barry Marshall, a Nobel Prize Laureate in medicine, joins two other world-renowned medical researchers as the Faculty of Medicine hosts the Gairdner Foundation lecture series.

Ethics of climate change explored
The morality of climate change will be examined today at events held simultaneously in Calgary and Edmonton, linked by video conference and organized by U of C social work professor Mishka Lysack.

Renowned historian dissects Darwin
John Brooke, emeritus professor from Oxford University and a world-leading historian of science and religion, reflects on Charles Darwin’s relationship with religion.

SU byelection completed
Four students have been acclaimed and two elected to serve on the Students’ Legislative Council and Student Academic Assembly after the Students’ Union annual fall byelection.

Dinos in Action

Dinos get home playoff berth
The Dinos football team clinched a home playoff berth this weekend, men’s hockey moved into third place, and although the field hockey team missed going to the national championship by one point, Carolina Romeo was named a Canada West all-star and head coach Jenn Swagar was named the conference’s coach of the year. Read the full Dinos weekend wrap.

Events

Today
> Panel discussion and retreat: Climate Change as a Moral Issue
> Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events
> A Short History of Recent Health Care Disasters and Lessons We Have Yet to Learn

Oct. 27
> 2009 Gairdner Foundation Lecture: Dr. Barry J. Marshall
> Science Café: Bacteria: Bane, Boon or Both?
> CJSW presents David Barsamian
> Darwin Lecture Series: "God knows what the public will think": Darwin’s Origin of Species and the Question of Religion

Oct. 28
> Movies That Matter: No Impact Man

Oct. 29
> Will the Next Generation Support Canadian Medicare?

For a look at upcoming events, go to ucalgary.ca/events