University of Calgary

October 30, 2009

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Imperial Oil donates $1 million
The Calgary-based Imperial Oil Foundation is donating $1 million to the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary to support Energy for Life—an innovative, new program that will enhance policy development and public dialogue on energy, economy and the environment.

Dance Montage celebrates 40
University of Calgary alumna Sharin Adams will be one of many Dance Montage veterans to return to the stage to mark the 40th anniversary of one of Calgary’s longest-running productions.

Education prof wins research award
Faculty of Education Professor Bonnie Shapiro has won the Alberta Teachers’ Association’s 2009 Educational Research Award for her studies showing that classroom support structures are critical to encourage students to seek help when needed.

Fair trade Halloween
Members of the University of Calgary’s Engineers without Borders chapter will be doing some “reverse” trick or treating tomorrow night, going door-to-door to hand out fair trade chocolate and information pamphlets to raise awareness of the fair trade movement.


Adventure in the Amazon
University of Calgary geography student Graham Pendray spent a month in the Amazon and learned volumes about himself, about Peru and the rainforest. Read his postcard home.


> Organ Series: The Symphonic Organ: John Kitchen, Edinburgh University, Scotland
> Albertine, in Five Times (runs until Oct. 31)

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
> ISEEE Seminar: Prospecting for "Green" Gas Hydrate Inhibitors: Can Biologicals Offer a Kind & Safe Solution for the Oil & Gas Industry?
> Youth in the Outdoors
> Omar Khadr and the Canadian Conscience

Nov. 3
> The Lebel Lecture in Christian Ethics: Christian Churches in the Third Reich
> The Lebel Lecture in Christian Ethics: Sword of the Lord: Hitler's Chaplains

For a look at upcoming events, go to