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November 5, 2009

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November is SU Arts Month
The University of Calgary Students’ Union has designated November as Arts Month and is presenting a series of events to celebrate dance, music and visual arts.

iS2 enhances online HR resources
As part of a series of Q&As on iS2, David Harris, director of client services and total compensation, explains improved online resources for faculty and staff.

Fall convocation is next week
The University of Calgary’s fall convocation ceremonies will take place Thursday, Nov. 12 at 9:30 a.m. and at 2 p.m. Volunteers and faculty members for the Academic Procession are needed.

Green Scene

Co-gen project to break ground
The University of Calgary will break ground next week on a new cogeneration power plant that will significantly reduce campus greenhouse gas emissions.

Campus Connection

Pay cycle change
A reminder that effective Jan. 1, 2010, pay dates for all salaried faculty and staff will change. Faculty and staff are invited to visit the website for more details, including the 2010 Pay Calendar for all U of C employees.

New research accounting reports
A reminder that new research accounting reports have been created for the U of C research community.
>> Watch a virtual demonstration.  >> More information.


> Corruption Forum 2009
> Nickle at Noon: Civic Life: The Poetry and Politics of Place
> 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 U of Manitoba
> Are We Giving Up Ice for Oil?
> Dinos: Men's Hockey vs U of Saskatchewan
> Dinos: Men's VBall vs U of Manitoba
> Celebrating Bicentennials: Haydn and Mendelssohn

Nov. 7
> Dinos: Football vs U of Alberta
> Dinos: Women's VBall vs U of Manitoba
> Dinos: Men's Hockey vs U of Saskatchewan
> Memorial: Now the Guns Have Stopped: A Concert for the Fallen
> Dinos: Men's VBall vs U of Manitoba

Nov. 9
> 2012: Debunking the Maya Doomsday Prophecy

For a look at upcoming events, go to