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November 19, 2009

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Fareed Zakaria: 2009 Palmer lecturer
Editor of Newsweek International and a highly respected foreign policy pundit, Fareed Zakaria will come to Calgary on Dec. 7 to deliver the prestigious 2009 James S. Palmer Lecture Series.

Medicine staffer honoured by MD’s college
Faculty of Medicine program coordinator Carmen Frese has been awarded an honorary membership to the College of Family Physicians of Canada her long-standing commitment to the discipline of family medicine.

International internship opens doors
Recent U of C grad Julie Bogle is growing personally and professionally while on an AIESEC internship at a telecommunications company in Jordan.

Nursing students help homeless fight flu
A group of nursing students will deliver two H1N1 education sessions to the homeless today in an effort to raise awareness about symptoms and prevention.

Green Scene

Residences power off for Challenge
University of Calgary residences are competing in their own category in the Cut the Carbs Buildings Challenge, with students inspiring others to lower their energy use.



Until Nov. 29
> Cut the Carbs Buildings Challenge

> Deadline to register for Book Launch: Golden Threads: Women Creating Community
> 10 a.m. U of C Senate Hosts Citizenship Ceremony. Alberta Room, Dining Centre. Join in welcoming new Canadians.
> Undergraduate Research Symposium
> Sigma Xi Seminar: Designing Next Generation Drugs in Big Pharma
> Climate Change Policy: An Exercise in Evolution
> School of Public Policy: U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities Under President Obama and U.S.-Canada Cooperation
> The Liberal Regime and its Discontents: The Compound Crises Facing Contemporary Liberal Democracies
> EVDS Design Matters: Do I Look Like I Have a Plan?
> ISEEE Distinguished Speaker: A Practical Roadmap for America

Nov. 20
> Workplace Recess Seminar:
Trust Yourself to Play Full Out (Register by Nov. 19)
> Opening Reception: Faculty Exhibition 2009

Nov. 21
> Rothney Astrophysical Observatory Open House: Mystery of the Northern Lights

Nov. 24
> United Way Wrap-up: “Turn up the Heat on Humanity”
> Science Café: Exploding Stars, Dark Energy and Other Cosmic Mysteries
> the mob by Clem Martini opening night

For a look at upcoming events, go to