University of Calgary

September 2010

September 30

Microbiology could help clean up oilsands tailings ponds
Bacteria reducing emissions, removing toxins and improving water recyclability.

September 27

University of Calgary lands Beddoe
WestJet Airlines founder joins Haskayne School of Business as resident fellow.

September 23

Rare book collection unites neuroscience history and future
University obtains internationally significant texts spanning five centuries.

September 22

The holy grail of human resources
New selection tool to revolutionize hiring, boosting both the economy and productivity.

September 21

Paving the way to affordable housing
Tax changes would allow private sector to bridge Canada’s affordable housing gap.

September 20

Now showing: The northern lights live online
University of Calgary researchers at forefront of auroral imaging.

September 16

Wickenheiser to don Dinos’ red and white
After an already legendary career, Hayley Wickenheiser is going back to school.

Toward resolving Darwin's 'abominable mystery'
Patterns of flower biodiversity point to the importance of having "room to grow".

September 13

First day jitters not just for new students
First weeks of a new school year on a university campus can bring on feelings of tension, stress and anxiety.

September 10

Alberta to test electronic monitoring technology
University of Calgary research to explore strategies for monitoring offenders.

September 7

U of C scientist offers better ways to engineer Earth’s climate to prevent dangerous global warming
New studies suggest ways to engineer the planet's climate to prevent global warming.

September 3

Fall Orientation Week gets community focus
Students will be greeted by Olympic medalist and speed skating icon Kristina Groves.

Students solve real-world challenges
Geophysics field school students move beyond classroom into boardroom.

September 1

National coaches join Olympic Oval team
Marcel Lacroix and Shawn Holman join Stacey Polet to form the Oval's Program Administration team.