University of Calgary

October 9, 2009

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U of C earns tops marks for sustainability
The University of Calgary continues to lead the country in environmental sustainability, earning top grades in an annual green ranking of universities across North America.

Solar Decathlon games begin
Team Alberta’s student designed solar-powered home is already turning heads as the 2009 Solar Decathlon competition opens.

Online learning pioneer honoured
Randy Garrison, director of U of C’s Teaching and Learning Centre, is being honoured for outstanding personal achievement in online teaching and learning.

Special weekend offer from Dinos
Don’t forget that tonight, U of C employees can bring their families to see the Dinos hockey team face U of A, all for the price of a single ticket. The same Thanksgiving offer applies to football on Saturday. Check the schedule and get your voucher now.

Olympic Connection

Professor chosen for his “intellectual muscle”
Haskayne tourism marketing expert Simon Hudson will be part of the 2010 Olympic Games’ Intellectual Muscle lecture series.


> Women, Power, Politics: Surveying the Canadian Landscape

Oct. 10
> Celebrity Series: Flute and Piano

Oct. 13
> Green Cafe: The Students’ Union’s 3-year Sustainability Action Plan
> The Structure of Possible Worlds: Some Considerations

Oct. 14
> Health Fair 2009: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind and Healthy Work
> WordFest: The Young, Bold and Restless

Oct. 15
> WordFest: ¡HOLA!
> WordFest: Bite of the Mango
> AHFMR Science in the Cinema Series: I am Legend
> EVDS Design Matters Lecture Series: Is Green the New Black?

Oct. 16
> WordFest: Laferrière et Proulx

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

For a look at upcoming events, go to