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October 16, 2009

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Solar home team finishes sixth
Student-led Team Alberta finished sixth overall today in its first-ever Solar Decathlon, besting 14 top university teams from around the world.

Alumni receive Alberta's highest award
Two members of the University of Calgary family were given the province’s highest honour Thursday as they were named members of the Alberta Order of Excellence.

U of C joins ranks of great libraries
The University of Calgary library has been granted membership in the Association of Research Libraries, a major collective voice for research libraries around the world.

First medicine dean in hall of fame
The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame announced today that Dr. William Cochrane, the University of Calgary’s first dean of medicine, is one of its 2010 inductees.

Middle East social work scholar shares findings
A Killam Visiting Scholar at the Faculty of Social Work, Alean Al-Krenawi is challenging age-old practices in the Middle East.


Engineering lessons from ancient Greece
Natalie Hilbrecht wanted to spice up her studies, so she took a group study program to Greece to get insight into ancient engineering. Read her postcard home.



> Artist's Talk: Mindy Yan Miller
> Dialogue on climate change:
Global Governance, Climate Change and Citizen Engagement
> WordFest: Laferrière et Proulx

Oct. 17
> Second Annual Home Movie Day

Oct. 19
> Fine Art Print Sale. Runs until Oct. 21. Original works for $25.
> Sea Kayaking – Marine and Intertidal Life
> Crawling From The Wreckage, a talk by Gwynne Dyer

Oct. 20
> Statutory Rights to Oil and Gas, Water, Fisheries: Are They Private Property?
> Impact of Political Violence on Israeli & Palestinian Youth
> Celebration: Opening of International House

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

For a look at upcoming events, go to