University of Calgary

August 6, 2009

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Q&A with Gary Durbeniuk
Every Thursday, UToday will feature Q&A’s with leaders working on the iS² Project.

New angle on gecko research
Scientists discover trigger that deploys geckos’ amazing grip.

Summer Classic Speed Skating Race
Everyone is invited to come and see some of the world’s best speed skaters August 7-9 at the Olympic Oval.

Major Scheduled Service Outage
On Saturday, August 08 at 12:01AM (0001hrs) ALL IT SERVICES will be unavailable.

Project IMAGinE wins award for excellence and innovation
Project IMAGinE has saved U of C over $2.7 million, improved service levels to students and staff, and enabled the investment of nearly $700,000 into innovative electronic document management projects.

Solar Hero, episode 4
Follow progress on the Enmax SolAbode house on YouTube. This episode features the design team discussing flooring options, and the Calgary Herald drops by for a story about the team.

University of Calgary welcomes Canada’s Top 20 Under 20™ alumni
Youth in Motion is hosted by the Haskayne School of Business.

Faces of Philanthropy

Engineering grad’s bequest will provide opportunities to students.
A native Albertan, Gary McKenzie, BSc ’75, grew up just outside Calgary’s city limits on his family farm.


Postcard from Australia
For her last semester, U of C nursing student Amy Dytnerski headed to Australia to learn the ways of the Aussie health care.


August 10
U.S. expert to talk on climate change, trade and technology

Aug. 31-Sept. 2
Seventy Years On: New Perspectives on the Second World War

Sept. 16 - 18
Advanced Bioimaging Technologies Conference

September 25
EVDS – Design Matters

September 28
Thinking about a hip or knee replacement?

For a look at upcoming events, go to