University of Calgary

October 28, 2009

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H1N1 vaccination clinic opens on campus
Beginning today, the University of Calgary will host Calgary’s fifth public H1N1 vaccination clinic. The clinic, which will specifically serve high-risk Calgarians, will also be open to staff, faculty and students and their families.

Wellness Centre adds dental care
Dental Choice, the newest partner in the Students’ Union Wellness Centre, is now open, offering a full range of dental services to University of Calgary students, staff, faculty and families.

Student blasts off to rocket school
Physics student Benjamin Blumer has won a spot in an intensive week-long course on rockets at the University of Oslo in Norway.

Physician honoured for integrative work
Dr. Badri (Bud) Rickhi from the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Medicine is one of the award winners of the world’s largest prize for complementary and alternative medicine and has been recognized as an “agent of change.”

Dinos in Action

Dinos win big in Top 10 poll
The University of Calgary Dinos moved into second place in the football Top 10 poll this week, highlighting a week of major moves for Dinos programs on Top 10 Tuesday.

Faces of Philanthropy

Varsity award a dream come true
The Joah Atkinson and Brian Collins Memorial Athletic Award has increased in value and now supports a player on the university’s new women’s varsity rugby team.




> Pulse of Social Work Awards
> Movies That Matter: No Impact Man
> Albertine, in Five Times (runs until Oct. 31)

Oct. 29
> Freedom of Expression & Discrimination Under Alberta's Human Rights Law
> Town Hall: Pay Cycle Change
> Forum: The Future of the News
> Will the Next Generation Support Canadian Medicare?
> Opening: BiodiVersions Biology and Design
> ISEEE Distinguished Speaker: Technology, Policy and Value for Living in a "Greenhouse"

Oct. 30
> Organ Series: The Symphonic Organ: John Kitchen, Edinburgh University, Scotland

Oct. 31
> Dinos Men's Soccer vs UBC
>Dinos Women's VBall vs SFU
> Dinos Women's VBall vs Winnipeg
> Dinos Men's Hockey vs Regina
> Dinos Men's BBall vs Winnipeg

Nov. 1
> Dinos Men's Soccer vs Trinity Western

Nov. 2
> Youth in the Outdoors
> Omar Khadr and the Canadian Conscience

For a look at upcoming events, go to