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November 13, 2009

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Convocation slideshow
More than 6,000 students graduated yesterday completing the class of 2009.

A strong idea grows forever
This year’s Report to Community theme was "A Strong Idea Grows Forever". Check out the U of C’s newest video that reflects this theme by showcasing U of C ideas, student leaders, and top researchers. You can also share your big idea at ucalgary.ca/astrongidea.

Football awards honour Glavic and head coach Nill
Erik Glavic named the most valuable player, Linden Gaydosh named rookie-of-the-year at Canada West 2009 football awards Thursday. Head coach Blake Nill named Coach of the Year.

Art in a square_space
The creative work of EVDS students, faculty, staff and alumni is featured in square_space, the faculty’s third annual frame show and silent auction running until Nov. 20.

Chacmool conference
Where people belong: the archaeology of identity.

Postcard

Congo was everything unexpected
A six-week elective in the Congo was more than an incredible medical experience for Wendy Pitcho. It changed “the doctor she hopes to be.” Read her postcard home. 

Events

Until Nov. 29
> Cut the Carbs Buildings Challenge

Today
> 42nd Annual Chacmool Conference: Identity Crisis: Archaeological Perspectives on Social Identity (runs Nov. 13-15)
> Dinos: Women's BBall vs. Fraser Valley
> Dinos: Men's BBall vs. Fraser Valley

Nov. 14
> Dinos: Women's BBall vs. Thompson Rivers
> Dinos: Men's BBall vs. Thompson Rivers

Nov. 15
> You, Me, and the S.P.P: Trading Democracy for Corporate Rule

Nov. 16
> Towards Future Energy Systems: How Can the University of Calgary Contribute?
> Avalanche Awareness

For a look at upcoming events, go to ucalgary.ca/events