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Feb. 5, 2010

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New facility to test oilsands projects
U of C researchers move closer today toward transforming Alberta’s oilsands industry by greatly reducing its environmental footprint, with a new research facility on campus.

Out of orbit and back on campus
Canadian Space Agency astronaut and U of C alumnus Robert Thirsk visits campus next week. There's limited space at his news conference on Monday. RSVP today.

Spending cuts urged for Alberta
In a new paper released by the U of C’s School of Public Policy, executive fellow Ken Boessenkool analyzes whether Alberta has a spending problem.

HELP program a first
In the first initiative of its kind in the Middle East, the University of Calgary Qatar will provide humanitarian assistance training programs for disaster and emergency relief.

Events

Until Feb. 14
Erase the Waste 200 gram Challenge

Today
> Conversations with the Captain: What Do You Do With Parental Expectations Once You Have Outgrown Them?
> Talk: The Role of Compassion in Tibet’s Assimilation of Buddhism
> Improv: Inter Faculty Improv Night 2010
> Dinos: Women's VBall vs Brandon
> Talk: Coins of the Ptolemies
> Dinos: Men's VBall vs Brandon

Feb. 6
> Dinos: Women's VBall vs. Brandon University
> Dinos: Men's VBall vs. Brandon University

Feb. 8
> Blood Donor Clinic
> SU Wellness Month: Push-up Challenge
> Talk: Future Climate Change Scenarios

More events: ucalgary.ca/events