University of Calgary

November 9, 2009

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Dinos to meet Huskies at Hardy Cup
The University of Calgary Dinos football team will face the Saskatchewan Huskies at the Hardy Cup after beating the Alberta Golden Bears 45-13 in the Canada West semi-final.

Fall of Berlin Wall marked
A new photo exhibit and film series at the University of Calgary commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Med students fundraise for clinic
A unique fundraiser called Rich Man, Poor Man, organized by a group of Faculty of Medicine students, will help support plans to open a student-run medical clinic at the Drop-In Centre.

The world is ending—not
In the wake of a new Hollywood film, archeology professor Kathryn Reese-Taylor debunks the so-called Maya doomsday prophecy that says the world will end on Dec. 21, 2012.

United Way on Campus

Early bird prize winner gives back
Because he walks or bikes to campus, ISEEE Executive Director David Layzell donated the value of his early bird prize of a semester’s parking to the United Way.

Events

Today
> Opening Reception: From Peaceful Revolution to German Unity: 20 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall
> Nanatechnology and the Environment
> 2012: Debunking the Maya Doomsday Prophecy

Nov. 10
> Organ Series: The King of Instruments in the Service of Kings

Nov. 11
> Big Rock University Lecture Series: Remembering the Canadian Nursing Sisters: Courage and Carnage on the Front

Nov. 12
> Fall Convocation Morning Ceremony
> Fall Convocation Afternoon Ceremony

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

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