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November 6, 2009

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President delivers Report to Community
University of Calgary President Harvey Weingarten delivers his sixth Report to Community today, updating stakeholders on the university’s progress and plans for the future.

iGEM team brings home gold
A team of 15 undergraduates from the faculties of science, medicine, kinesiology and the Schulich School of Engineering won a gold medal at the International Genetically Engineered Competition (iGEM) held each year at MIT.

Research at the cellular level
As part of the Undergraduate Research Students Program (USRP) in health and wellness, Agnes Soos is studying the cells that line blood vessels, to learn more about how to prevent heart attack and stroke.

Bring your world to ours
As part of International Education Week, the Centre for International Students and Study Abroad is hosting a Global Café on Nov. 20, where campus community members can “share” their home country with others, and talk about the experience of studying abroad.

Dinos in Action

Dinos announce award nominees
The University of Calgary Dinos football team has announced its 2009 major award nominees after posting the program’s best regular season since 1988.


> 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
> Opening Reception: From Peaceful Revolution to German Unity: 20 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall
> Nanatechnology and the Environment
> 2012: Debunking the Maya Doomsday Prophecy

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