University of Calgary

November 4, 2009

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It’s now a battle of Alberta
The U of C Dinos will now face the Alberta Golden Bears as playoff action begins Saturday. U of C students can attend for free, thanks to Calgary Co-op.

Taking on the spin doctors
Writer and conservationist Sid Marty presents his take on the role of the nonfiction writer in Alberta as this year’s Paget/Hoy lecturer.

Wanted: More First Nation RNs
Nursing student Lea Dempsey is spreading the word that aboriginal nurses are needed—as health-care workers, advocates for the profession and role models for their communities.

Campus Connection

Enhanced services from Facilities Management
Facilities Management has enhanced the services of its Zone Facility Management and Customer Care Centre in order to provide more specialized, focused attention. For assistance, please contact the Customer Care Centre at 403-220-7555 or You can also submit an iREQUEST form at For more information:


> Library Booksale for United Way. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Hardcovers: $1; paperbacks: 50 cents. Library Link
> The Noise Before Defeat: Western Failures to Formulate Grand Strategy and Military Strategy
> The Paget/Hoy Speaker Series: Representing "The Other" in Creative Nonfiction
> With the Child in Mind: Brain Development and Best Interests Decisions

Nov. 5
> Corruption Forum 2009
> School of Public Policy: Great Expectations Unfulfilled: Barack Obama's Impact on Canadian Politics
> The Nonfiction Writer in Alberta: Unofficial Opposition to the Kings of Spin in the Age of Apathy and Doublespeak
> Discovery Series: Guitar Stories with Ralph Maier

Nov. 6
> Will the Real Alberta Please Stand Up?
> Dinos Women's VBall vs Manitoba
> Are We Giving Up Ice for Oil?
> Dinos Men's VBall vs Winnipeg
> Celebrating Bicentennials: Haydn and Mendelssohn

Nov. 7
> Now the Guns Have Stopped:
A Concert for the Fallen

For a look at upcoming events, go to