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Nov. 26, 2008

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New Wellness Centre opens for students
Unique holistic health facility provides one stop for student health care and counselling needs

Meteorite search update: 10 tonne rock responsible for fireball
Investigation of the fireball that lit up the skies of Alberta and Saskatchewan on Nov. 20 has determined that an asteroid fragment weighing approximately 10 tonnes entered the Earth’s atmosphere over the prairie provinces

Alumnae, faculty and philanthropist among Canada’s most powerful women
Kimberley Amirault, PhD’00, Kinesiology, Jennifer Hatfield, PhD’01, Medicine, and Mary Rozsa de Coquet, BEd’79, DiPEd’88, LLD’06, whose Rozsa Foundation financed the Rozsa Centre on campus, were honoured yesterday at an awards luncheon in Toronto for their inclusion on Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 list for 2008.

U of C doc named Family Physician of the Year
Dr. Mark Sosnowski, clinical professor in the Department of Family Medicine, is this year’s Alberta winner of The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) 2008 Family Physician of the Year award. 

Student Services Down Under
The U of C Department of Information Technology (IT) ramps up for its Enterprise Resource Planning (PeopleSoft) Student system upgrade through employee exchanges with Australian and New Zealand universities.

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Events

Today
- SU Wellness Centre Grand Opening
- Research in Action: Student Research Showcase
- UPress presents something to chew on over lunch
- Hello ... Hello continues until Dec. 6 (except Dec. 1 & 2)
  
Nov. 27
- Keeping Our Cool: Canada in a Warming World
- University Chorus Fall Concert
  
Nov. 28
- Sound science? Uses (and Abuses) of Science in Informing Public Policy
- U of C Symphonic Band
  
Dec. 1
Computer Science Industry Day
  
Dec. 6
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Woman