University of Calgary

November 19, 2010

 
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News

It Gets Better U of C
U of C students, faculty and staff want LGBTQ youth to know that their lives will get better.

From Stellaluna to the real thing
Alana Alvey, a Faculty of Education student teacher, helps kindergartners with hands-on lesson on bats and birds.

Dinos in Action

Dinos pep rally today
Join Rex and other Dinos fans today from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the north courtyard of MacEwan Student Centre to get your thundersticks and other necessary Dinos gear in preparation for Saturday’s game against the Saint Mary’s Huskies.

McMahon set for chilly Mitchell Bowl
McMahon Stadium will be a busy place this weekend as the Dinos go head to head with the Saint Mary’s Huskies on a field of snow.

Newsmakers

Nov. 17
Globe and Mail
Antimatter captured in major scientific breakthrough

Nov. 17
The Calgary Herald
Quidditch takes flight at Calgary campus: Potter game at local level shows city still charmed

Nov. 13
The Calgary Herald
Dinos soar in quest for national title

Nov. 9
The Calgary Herald
Games legacy fund tapped to fix Calgary’s Oval: Sport minister in city for announcement

Nov. 8
CNN Health
Scientists convert skin to blood

Nov. 5
CBC Radio, As It Happens
U of C Librarian Tom Hickerson discusses the new H.G. Wells collection, in Part 3 of the national radio show

November
CBC documentaries
Playing God with Planet Earth Nov. 25-26

 

Events

Today
> Haiti reconstruction workshop
> Fridays with the faculty: how CEOs use intuition, analysis and guiding principles to make strategic decisions
> Making Light Work; Biomedical Optics Research
> Word order, intonation and (non-)effects of bilingualism in Thompson River Salish

Nov. 15–Dec. 4
> Power OFF Challenge

Nov. 20
> CIS Mitchell Bowl: Dinos vs. Saint Mary's

Nov. 22
> Calgary History of Medicine Society event

Nov. 23
> Science Café: Reinventing Nature Using Synthetic Biology
> Winners of the Uprising National Playwriting Competition: Peace, Politics and Society
> Students and new Canadians talk frankly about the impact of the economic downturn

Nov. 24
> Military Museums open house

Nov. 25
> Book study: Becoming Human by Jean Vanier

Nov. 25–27
> Dance Montage 2010

Nov. 28
> Alumni family skate with Santa

Dec. 2
> Alberta/Haskayne executive MBA info session

More events: ucalgary.ca/events