University of Calgary

October 2, 2009

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Dalai Lama concludes visit to Calgary
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama concluded a busy two days in Calgary as the star attraction for the University of Calgary’s NOW conference. Today, hundreds of students and Calgarians will bring his message of compassion to life by taking part in act NOW, a day of action.

Students’ solar house assembly begins
Members of Team Alberta will work in round-the-clock shifts to reassemble SolAbode on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Internationalize your degree
On Oct. 6 and 7, Overseas Options Days will provide undergraduate and graduate students with a full array of options to learn abroad.

Dinos in Action

Dinos in top territory
After an upset win by their archrivals, the Dinos football team finds itself in first place halfway through the 2009 season.


C&C student researches orphanages
A previous stint volunteering in West Africa inspired development studies student Miriah Hodgins to return to the landlocked nation of Burkina Faso to research orphanages and earn credit at the same time. Read her postcard home.


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

Oct. 3
> 2009 Parhad Summer Studentship Symposium
> Flamenco Guitarist Pedro Sierra

Oct. 5
> Responsible Citizenship: A talk by Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico
> Life With God: The Spiritual Theology of John Calvin

Oct. 6
> War, Piracy and the Media
> Overseas Options Days (runs Oct. 6 & 7)

Oct. 7
> Health Promotion at the Animal-Human Interface

For a look at upcoming events, go to