University of Calgary

October 1, 2009

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Dalai Lama receives honorary degree
In front of a crowd of more than 15,000 at the Pengrowth Saddledome, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama received a honorary degree from the U of C on Wednesday. >> Slide show

Former Mexican president returns to campus
Vicente Fox to speak on the importance of good leadership and responsible citizenship.  

“Killer” viruses explored
U of C medicine professor to lead free public discussion  on the science behind the film I am Legend.


> A Retrospective of Ron (Gyo-Zo) Spickett: A curator’s tour of Spirit Matters
> Dashed Dreams, New Realities: Calgarians talk about impact of economic downturn
> Canada and International Human Rights: Still a Leader?
> The Honduran Coup: Stephen Randall on what happened and why
> Discovery Series: An Adventure in Sound

Oct. 2
> Evolving the Learning Commons: Challenges and Strategies for Academic Engagement

Oct. 3
> 2009 Parhad Summer Studentship Symposium

Oct. 5
> Responsible Citizenship: A talk by Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico

For a look at upcoming events, go to