University of Calgary

Feb. 5, 2009

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Journalist gives voice to Canada’s homeless women
Susan Scott, a journalist and activist who has told the stories of more than 60 homeless women across Canada, is a keynote speaker at the upcoming national homelessness conference.

Exploring nature’s perfect metaphors
Communication studies student Jennifer Weihmann will have a collection of her photographs at the Calgary Banff Photography Festival in University Theatre.

Engineering students compete in concrete toboggan race
More than 300 engineering students from across Canada will be in Red Deer, Alberta, for the 35th annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR) Feb. 5 – 7.

All uphill after 50
U of C graduate explores the new 'golden age' for women. 

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Until Feb. 14
Erase the Waste 200g Challenge
12 p.m. Black-Hole Risks: Is It Time to Think About Regulating Science?
7:30 p.m. Trombone – the Voice of Our Time
Feb. 6
- Open House: Faculty of Nursing Clinical Simulation Learning Centre (also Feb. 7)
- Improv Night: U of C's Very Own Whos' Line Is It Anyway?
Feb. 9
From HIV/Aids to Chronic Diseases : a 25 year Survey and Prospect with 2008 Nobel Prize winner Dr. Luc Montagnier
Feb. 11
Higher Moral Ground: The First Interamerican Women's Congress, 1947
Feb. 18-20
Growing Home: Housing and Homelessness in Canada conference
Feb. 24
Erase the Waste - U of C Sustainabilty Workshop.
Space limited; register now.


Dinos in Action

Feb. 6
- Women's Vball vs. Simon Fraser
- Women's Hockey vs. MacEwan College
Feb. 7
Women's Vball vs. Simon Fraser