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November 24, 2009

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Cut the Carbs challenge heats up
The physical plant buildings group continues to lead the University of Calgary’s Cut the Carbs Buildings Challenge after the second week of the competition.

A story of danger and desperate flight
The mob—a new play for families by University of Calgary drama department head Clem Martini—premieres tonight.

Internship had a Hollywood flavour
An internship at the National Museum of American History provided communications studies student Laura Golebewski with a taste of Julia Child fame.

Newsmakers

Calgary Herald
Nov. 21: Next stop, Vanier Cup

Thanks in large part to Matt Walter’s 235 yards rushing and two touchdowns, the University of Calgary Dinos handily defeated the St. Mary’s University Huskies 38-14 in the Uteck Bowl in Halifax, earning a shot at the Canadian university holy grail.

Fast Forward Weekly
Nov. 19: Greenwashing the ski industry

Skiing and snowboarding have deep-rooted connections with nature, but the byproduct isn’t always green, says Bonnie Simpson, a PhD student at the U of C’s Haskayne School of Business.

CNN and CNBC
Nov. 19: New software bringing 3D medical images to doctors’ iPhones

Inside Business with Fred Thompson discusses work by Ross Mitchell of the U of C’s Faculty of Medicine on a software application for the new iPhone 3G, which allows doctors to remotely receive medical images and manipulate them in three dimensions.

Events

Until Nov. 29
> Cut the Carbs Buildings Challenge

Today
> United Way Wrap-up: “Turn up the Heat on Humanity”
> Science Café: Exploding Stars, Dark Energy and Other Cosmic Mysteries
> Understanding the Basics of Pandemics: H1N1 and Your Questions
> Opening Night: the mob by Clem Martini
> Carissa Klopoushak, the 2009 E-Gré National Music Competition winner

Nov. 25
> Lunch & Learn: Cut the Carbs
> the mob by Clem Martini
> Dance Montage Open Dress Rehearsal

Nov. 26
> War and the Global Economic Crisis
> The Dirty Thirties and Funny Money: Alberta's Zany Solution to the Economic Crisis in the Great Depression
> the mob by Clem Martini
> Dance Montage 2009

Nov. 27
> Book Launch: Golden Threads
> Book Launch/Reading: Woodstock Rising by Tom Wayman
> the mob by Clem Martini
> Dance Montage 2009

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