University of Calgary

November 25, 2009

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Send Dinos good luck wishes
The University of Calgary Dinos will face Queen’s University for football dominance at the Vanier Cup final this Saturday. Cheer them on by sending email good wishes or signing the Good Luck Dinos banner.

Weingarten roasted at Chamber
University of Calgary president Harvey Weingarten was roasted and toasted at his final appearance at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. Watch the slide show.

16 days of activism
To mark the 20th anniversary of the L’Ecole Polytechnique murders, the University of Calgary’s Women’s Resource Centre is taking part in a 16-day international campaign, which begins today, to highlight the complex issue of violence against women.

Last Darwin lecture
University of Calgary biologist Jeremy Fox today presents a “guided tour” of Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species, the last in a year-long series celebrating Darwin’s 200th birthday and the 150th anniversary of his greatest work.

Faces of Philanthropy

Believing in ourselves
In the five years since the launch of the University of Calgary’s Faculty and Staff Campaign, almost $4 million has been raised for everything from buildings, scholarships and bursaries, to equipment and resources.


Until Nov. 29
> Cut the Carbs Buildings Challenge

> Thought for the Day
> Lunch & Learn: Cut the Carbs
> Darwin’s Origin of Species: A Guided Tour
> the mob by Clem Martini
> Dance Montage Open Dress Rehearsal

Nov. 26
> War and the Global Economic Crisis
> The Dirty Thirties and Funny Money: Alberta's Zany Solution to the Economic Crisis in the Great Depression
> the mob by Clem Martini
> Dance Montage 2009

Nov. 27
> Book Launch: Golden Threads
> Book Launch/Reading: Woodstock Rising by Tom Wayman
> the mob by Clem Martini
> Dance Montage 2009

For a look at upcoming events, go to