University of Calgary

October 13, 2009

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U.S. ambassador on campus today
Meetings today with U of C students will be the new U.S. ambassador’s first youth dialogue on his fact-finding trip to Canada.

Is green the new black?
Author and University of Cincinnati professor Adrian Parr will discuss the political hijacking of the sustainability movement at an EVDS lecture series.

Fulbright visit connects students
Students from the Haskayne School of Business will connect with students from Ohio’s Bowling Green State University this week when Fulbright specialist Linda Ueltschy visits U of C.

SolAbode Report

Solar home now in top 10
Student-led Team Alberta has cracked the top 10 in the Solar Decathlon, starting off this week in 8th spot out of 20 homes competing in the international solar home competition.

Dinos in Action

Weekend game highlights
It was a full weekend for the University of Calgary Dinos with the football team earning its 11th straight victory at home to clinch a playoff spot. In hockey and field hockey, all three Dinos teams each won one and lost one in their two-game series.

United Way on Campus

Early bird gets the pass
Members of the campus community who donate to the United Way campaign before Friday could win a semester of free parking.


> Green Cafe: The Students’ Union’s 3-year Sustainability Action Plan
> The Structure of Possible Worlds: Some Considerations with the “greatest philosopher living today”

Oct. 14
> Health Fair 2009: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind and Healthy Work
> WordFest: The Young, Bold and Restless

Oct. 15
> WordFest: ¡HOLA!
> WordFest: Bite of the Mango
> AHFMR Science in the Cinema Series: I am Legend
> EVDS Design Matters Lecture Series: Is Green the New Black?

Oct. 16
> WordFest: Laferrière et Proulx

Oct. 19
> Sea Kayaking – Marine and Inter Tidal Life
> Crawling From The Wreckage, a talk by Gwynne Dyer

Oct. 20
> Celebration: Opening of International House

Oct. 20-25 & 28-31
> Dept. of Drama: Albertine, in Five Times

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