University of Calgary

October 8, 2010

 
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News

Examining Calgary's future
Nexus Dialogue Series explores University of Calgary's role in creating a greater city.

Corporate gift expands students' experiential learning
Shell Canada announced a $500,000 donation to support the geoscience department and ISEEE's experiential learning programs.

Government tolerance of illegal housing
U of C anthropologists compare Calgary's basement suites to Hong Kong's rooftop squatters.

Dinos in Action

Former Dino Bouchard captures Commonwealth gold
Several former and current Dinos athletes competed at the 2010 Commonwealth Games over the last several days including wrestler Justine Bouchard.

Postcard

Postcard from Italy
David Romero, a biological science major, chose Italy to study abroad. Here is his postcard home.

Newsmakers

Calgary Herald
October 7, 2010
New president Elizabeth Cannon takes reins, promises clear plan for U of C: Academic inspired by her mother

CBC
October 7, 2010
Commonwealth Games: Justine Bouchard wins 63kg division

Calgary Herald
October 5, 2010
University of Calgary study shows Canada lags in multinational investment

Global Calgary
October 5, 2010
Study finds 89 percent of Alberta drivers would fail learners test

Calgary Sun
October 2, 2010
Freshman flies high for Dinos

Calgary Herald
October 1, 2010
U of C researchers find better oilsands bacteria

 

Events

Today
> Faculty perceptions on learning and teaching at the U of C
> The geometry of space (and time) around us
> Oktoberfest races at the Olympic Oval

October 9
> Terror from the skies! Rothney Astrophysical Observatory open house
> Oktoberfest races at the Olympic Oval

October 10
> A woman among warlord's: struggle for Afghanistan
> Oktoberfest races at the Olympic Oval

October 12
> The Nickle at noon: diogenes lecture

October 13
> WordFest: Cyberpunks Unite!
> Ortszeit - local time: images of German reunification

October 14
> WordFest: Marc Levy et Pascale Quiviger
> WordFest: Office Hours: Industry Insiders
> The role of sound-to-meaning correspondences in word learning
> The Nickle at noon: unravelling the yarns—war rugs and soldiers

October 15
> PeaceTalk: toward a framework of trustbuilding in community
> WordFest: ¡Hola!
> WordFest: Ciao!
> Fridays with the Faculty: Dr. Jim Dewald
> SurfNet Industry Open House


More events: ucalgary.ca/events