University of Calgary

September 3, 2009

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Q&A with Shelley O’Brien
Shelley O’Brien, director, Operations and Maintenance, Facilities Management sits down with UToday to talk about the iS² activities that she is involved with in the Facilities and Spend Management workstream.

Mopping up the grow-ops
Alberta Real Estate Association engages U of C researcher to draft provincial guidelines for rehabilitating former drug labs.

Employment Equity at the U of C
Over the next few months, the U of C will participate in a university-wide employment equity review conducted by the Federal Contractors Program.

Dean appointed to Health Advisory Committee
Dean of medicine appointed to provincial committee advising on patient care and the health system.

Dinos football
The Saskatchewan Huskies’ mantra for the 2009 Canada West football season is ‘prove It,’ but it might just be the Calgary Dinos that have something to prove when the teams hook up in their season opener Friday night at Griffiths Stadium.

What’s a blobfish?
A tradition since 1975, the medicine class of 2012 has been named after the muscleless, blobfish.

Solar Hero, episode 7
Solar panels are installed on the Enmax SolAbode as the house reaches completion. Watch episode 7 of Solar Hero


Postcard from Sweden
Richard Lam didn’t go to Sweden for the coffee breaks. He went because the schools there have a reputation of excellence in his area of study—Management Information Systems.


Aug. 14-Sept. 11
Cipher: an MFA Exhibition

September 9
Not All Joint Pain is Arthritis

September 10
Research Project Management – Your Career in Gear

September 10
New Staff Orientation

Sept. 11-12
Kickoff 09

September 17
Trees, poets and wrestlers: Markin-Flanagan writers-in-residence read from their memoirs

For a look at upcoming events, go to