University of Calgary

July 28, 2009

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Meteorites heading home
Researchers catalogued approx. 700 pieces from Buzzard Coulee fall and return rocks to landowners.

iS2 project weekly update
Key Performance Indicators and highlights of workstream activities.

U of C signs agreement with Jalisco
The University of Calgary has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Mexican state of Jalisco.

Program of Dance announces 2009/2010 season
The University of Calgary Faculty of Fine Arts Program of Dance is proud to announce a new season of dance works showcasing both students and professional artists.

On the eve of a 50th anniversary
More than half a century ago, sod was turned to begin construction on the first two buildings on the University of Calgary’s campus.

U of C scientists empower teachers with climate change research
Biogeoscience Institute makes lasting impact on Canadian teachers.


CBC News
July 23
Atleo sworn in as AFN national chief

Shawn Atleo appealed for unity among the Assembly of First Nations after being sworn in as the assembly's new national chief on Thursday, following a dramatic and divisive 23-hour voting contest.
James Frideres, director of the International Indigenous Studies Program at the University of Calgary, suggested the results remained close because both candidates were relatively unknown.

Vancouver Province
July 25

Arctic sovereignty returns to top of federal agenda

Even as it insists the international scramble for polar resources “is not adversarial and it is not a race,” the Canadian government is poised to launch a major public relations offensive touting its record on asserting the country’s Arctic sovereignty and developing the region’s “vast potential,” Canwest News Service has learned.
University of Calgary political scientist Rob Huebert—who released a paper through the Canadian International Council on Friday that accuses the Conservative government of often “choosing rhetoric and photo-ops over real efforts in a vital part of Canada”—acknowledged that the Conservatives have put the long-overlooked Arctic more squarely on Canada’s political agenda. 


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U of C Day

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Seventy Years On: New Perspectives on the Second World War

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