University of Calgary

November 2009

November 26, 2009

Betting on the win
Premier Ed Stelmach and Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty have placed a friendly wager on this Saturday’s Vanier Cup football final between the U of C Dinos and Queen University’s Gaels.

Canadian Alpine Ski Teams train for Olympic gold with help from GPS innovation

November 23, 2009

Solar car, the third generation
Radically new design unveiled for Calgary's favourite solar race car

November 19, 2009

U of C hosts citizenship ceremony
The University of Calgary Senate hosted a Canadian citizenship ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 19.

November 17, 2009

Ancient Egypt provides lessons for the future
U of C professor’s “Pyramid Code” project examines clues in early civilizations 

November 13, 2009

On the lookout for Alberta tremors
U of C scientist sets up earthquake monitoring equipment across the province 

November 12, 2009

U of C president attends his final convocation
Violinist, human rights leader, astronaut and fall graduates are celebrated

Is the world really ending in three years?
U of C archeology professor debunks Maya doomsday prophecy

November 10, 2009

Biomedical centres put Alberta on leading edge
New centres to accelerate development of innovative medical technology – helping patients, improving health care and diversifying the Alberta economy

‘The boys needed our help’
U of C historians remember the Canadian Nursing Sisters

November 9, 2009

Warren Veale appointed interim president
Warren Veale, a former dean and longtime university faculty member, will take on the role of interim president of the University of Calgary on Jan. 1, 2010. 

Language development an important key to unlocking the mystery of Autism
Psycholinguist researches whether babies at risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder like to listen to human speech more than to non-vocal sounds.

November 6, 2009

Donation creates record endowment fund
Hotchkiss family commitment helps Hotchkiss Brain Institute endowment top $64 million

November 4, 2009

Assessing the life cycle impacts of buildings
New Athena Chair helps U of C’s EVDS faculty reach “critical mass” of researchers

The School of Public Policy releases communiqué by Jack Mintz on Ontario’s bold move to create jobs and growth
Impact of the 2009 Ontario budget and other recent tax measures on investment, jobs and incomes

November 3, 2009

Playoff Battle of Alberta hits McMahon
After posting their best regular season since 1988 with a 7-1 record, the No. 2-ranked Dinos hit the playoff trail Saturday when they host the Alberta Golden Bears in a Canada West Semi-final.

November 2, 2009

U of C student blasts off to rocket school
Physics major Benjamin Blumer off to Norway for week-long course