University of Calgary

September 7, 2010

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News

Feeling stressed out?
Campus back-to-school tension and anxiety not confined to the new student.

A celebration of creative writing success
U of C creative writing graduates give a free public reading of their published works.

Running forward not back
Sprinting across a field and acting on stage are not that far apart for footballer and second year drama major D.J. Whetton.

Defending our sovereignty in the Arctic
PhD student Marshall Horne had the rare opportunity to observe NANOOK, the largest sovereignty operation in the Canadian Arctic.

Stopping global warming
U of C scientist offers better ways to engineer Earth's climate if needed to prevent dangerous global warming.

National coaches join Olympic Oval team
Coach Marcel Lacroix is the Oval's new Associate Director of Sport for long track speed skating.

Campus Connection

MacEwan Hall
The front doors of MacEwan Hall open today (Tuesday Sept. 7). The walkway between MacEwan Hall and the Rozsa Centre will open the first day of classes Monday Sept. 13.

Kickoff!
$5 off tickets to the Sept. 10 Dinos football game for staff, faculty and alumni. A tailgate party with free drinks and Spolumbo's sausages starts at 4 p.m.

Calling the Dinos Zone
Rogers, the U of C's new preferred supplier for mobility service, is offering the campus community a unique add-on plan to service in the university area called the Dinos Zone.

Events

Today
> Induction Ceremony: Keynote Kristin Groves
> Presidents' BBQ
> Multilingualism Today lecture series: Francis Hult, University of Texas

September 8
> A celebration of creative writing success: public reading and wine pairing
> Multilingualism Today lecture series: Kathy Escamilla, University of Colorado

September 9
> Multilingualism Today lecture series: Ingrid Gogolin, University of Hamburg

September 10
> Tailgate party
> Kickoff! Dinos vs. Rams
> Multilingualism Today lecture series: Peter Siemund, University of Hamburg

September 11
> Multilingualism roundtable discussion

September 13
> Design matters lecture series: Why bother?

September 16
> Rachel McKenna Memorial Lecture
> Magic, origami and puzzles: Erik Demaine lecture

September 18
> Terror and discovery in the skies: Rothney Astrophysical Observatory open house

September 21
> Restorative Justice in Iraq: Martha McManus lecture

September 27
> Dialogue with the President

September 30
> Blood Donor Clinc

More events: ucalgary.ca/events