University of Calgary

September 18, 2009

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Heat-loving bacteria in Arctic Ocean?
Results point to potential use of microbes in offshore oil and gas exploration.

Will the real Alberta please stand up?
Student explores Alberta’s identity in new documentary film.

Students learn, teach in Second Life
Exploring the future of biology in a virtual World.

Just do it
EVDS BrownBag Discussion Series speaker says it’s easy to be a public advocate, you just have to do it.

Dinos in Action

Dinos search for road success in Regina
The Dinos and Rams face off in a home-and-home series.

Road warriors
Dinos soccer and field hockey teams head west.


Group Study Program visits Shantou, China
For the past two years, a Group Study Program has been going to Shantou, China. Each year the theme has been different, attracting students like Alexandra Nuth to participate in not just one, but both of the programs. Here is her postcard home.


> Celebrating Alberta Art Days

Sept. 22
> Science Cafe: The Oil Sands: Can We Live Without Them?

Sept. 23
> Markin USRP in Health & Wellness Student Research Symposium
> Arctic Institute Speaker Series: Six-foot Tall Beavers and Three-toed Horses: What the past tells us about the future of Arctic climate change

Sept. 24
> UTI Speaker Series: Innovative Research, Global Benefits

Sept. 25
> UC Idol 2009

Sept. 25 & 26
> Program of Dance Professional Series: The Power of One, Plus One, Plus…

Sept. 28
> Thinking About a Hip or Knee Replacement? Register by Sept. 23.

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