University of Calgary

December 23, 2010

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Sledimentary my dear Watson
Just how fast can a 136-kilogram toboggan made out of concrete fly down a hill? A group of students from the Schulich School of Engineering are about to find out. The students designed and built the sled for the 37th annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race in Edmonton next month.
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Gifted pianist plays for U of C
Despite being an incredible performer, Scott MacIsaac sees himself as an average first-year university student.
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Dinos in Action

Dinos’ Parker headed to Shrine Game in Orlando
Dinos football slotback Anthony Parker is the CIS representative at the Florida Citrus Bowl, an annual all-star showcase, Saturday, Jan. 22.

Postcard from Calgary to Qatar

Postcard from Calgary to Qatar
Pamela Notestine is the first University of Calgary—Qatar nursing student to move to Calgary to complete her degree. Here is her postcard to her home campus. 


Dec. 22
CBC Eyeopener
Bow River’s water quality questioned

Dec. 20
Physics World
Antihydrogen research wins first place in Physics World top 10 breakthroughs of 2010. Four U of C researchers were part of the international effort.

Read the original UToday story on the Alpha team.



Jan. 6-22
> Art exhibit: PopSex!

Jan. 10
> Slideshow: Kayak with the Orca and Otters-West Coast Wildlife

Jan. 13-15, 19-21
> Theatre: Titanic, the Musical

Jan. 17
> Monday Night Jazz Series: Karl Schwonik

Jan. 18-23
> Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Jan. 19
> Lecture: Norse, Vinland and Public Promotion

Jan. 26
> Concert: Happening Festival of New Music & Media

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