University of Calgary

Feb. 23, 2009

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Watch it: Astronaut Robert Thirsk's talk at U of C
Astronaut Robert Thirsk made his last Canadian public appearance on campus Feb. 17 before blasting off for his six-month stay on the International Space Station in May.
Watch the video.

UCQ students raise money for Gaza conflict victims
UCQ students collected spoken and musical video messages, clothing, toys and household items in support of victims of the Gaza conflict.

Lawyer with Ecojustice Canada coming to U of C law school
Sean Nixon, staff lawyer with Ecojustice Canada (formerly the Sierra Legal Defence Fund), and a guest lecturer at the U of C Faculty of Law this month, is giving a talk entitled Imperial Oil Kearl Oil Sands Mine Project.



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Hiking In Veracruz, Mexico

Feb. 24
> Undergraduate Programs Office Open House
> Darwin Lecture Series: Origins of Genome Architecture
> Erase the Waste - U of C Sustainabilty Workshop
> Science Cafe: Securing Our Food, Securing Our Future
> Voyageurs and Whitewater - Journey down the Historic Clearwater River

Feb. 25
Big Rock Lecture Series: Arctic Coring Expedition: Forecasting Polar Ice. Regularly sells out; reserve now.

Feb. 26
> Imperial Oil Kearl Oil Sands Mine Project
> Markin Lecture in Health & Wellness: Vitamin D: A D-Lightful Story

Feb. 27
> Visiting Artist Talk: Rebecca Belmore
>The Cartoceto Bronzes.  From Enigma to Orthodoxy

March 2
Representing Refugees ‘Down Under’