University of Calgary

July 9, 2009

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Going to great heights to honour astronaut
Robert Thirsk receives Honorary Doctor of Laws in the International Space Station.

Celebrating the Stampede
You can feel the Stampede energy on campus. A number of faculties and departments hosted pancake breakfasts to celebrate.

Tune in to Enmax SolAbode progress
The Alberta Solar Decathlon Team has launched a new regular video series to share their journey to build and display a solar-powered, environmentally friendly home in Washington, D.C. in October.

Taking advantage of a rare opportunity
Student researches relationship between breast cancer and bone breakdown.

Dinos In Action

Dinos grab two more medals at Universiade
Katy Murdoch of the Dinos is quickly becoming Canada’s darling at the 2009 Summer Universiade.

Dinos land three on all-tournament team at IFAF World Juniors
Running back Steven Lumbala, who will be a freshman with the Dinos out of St. Francis High School in 2009, was named to the first team.


Postcard from Greece
Damanpreet Gill participated in the Psychology Group Study Program to Greece and has never looked back. Here is her postcard home.



July 16
Lunch and Learn: Nurture By Nature Walks. Register now.

July 29
U of C Day

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