University of Calgary

October 5, 2009

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Solar home ready to power up
Team Alberta prepares to test its SolAbode home’s energy systems in the countdown to the Solar Decathlon.

New EVDS chair a first
Getachew Assefa, a world expert in life cycle assessment, aims to reduce the environmental footprint of the construction sector.

U of C students take action
More than 200 University of Calgary students harvested vegetables for soup kitchens, helped build a house for a needy family and served food to the homeless as part of a massive day of community action.

Research in Action Team runs for the cure
The University of Calgary's Research in Action run/walk team participated in the annual CIBC Run for the Cure, raising funds for cancer research. Call 403-220-8363 to learn more about the team, including the next scheduled race. View mini slideshow of the Run for the Cure.

My Market returns today
The U of C’s student-led monthly flea market features hand-made arts and crafts, local and organic produce as well as fair trade goods.


> Responsible Citizenship: A talk by Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico
> Haskayne School of Business: Enterprise Development Ecosystems Seminar
> 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

Oct. 8
> Faculty of Education’s 2nd annual Graduate Student Research Poster Conference

For a look at upcoming events, go to