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December 2, 2009

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Thirsk safely ends historic mission
Members of the University of Calgary community can send U of C alumnus and Canadian astronaut Robert Thirsk a “welcome home” message to celebrate the safe end of his historic 198-day mission on the International Space Station.

Get vaccinated on campus
The campus flu clinic at The Loft in MacEwan Student Centre is now offering both H1N1 and seasonal influenza vaccinations. Staff, faculty and students are encouraged to attend; currently, line-ups at this clinic are short.

Haskayne hot streak continues
For the 32nd consecutive year, students from the Haskayne School of Business finished in the top two overall in the regular season of the Inter-Collegiate Business Competitions. Six Haskayne teams finished among the top six and qualified for the January finals.

Contest engages students in research
A unique contest for second-year nursing students, which exposes them to all aspects of the research proposal process, wraps up today with a faculty-wide presentation.

Studying religious tolerance in America
A University of Education professor is part of a prestigious U.S. State Department program for rising stars, travelling across the U.S. to examine diversity and religion.



> Thought for the Day
> Big Rock Lecture: Pearl Harbor: The Failure of Intelligence and the Success of Deception
> the mob by Clem Martini

Dec. 3
> Nickle at Noon: Mercantile Mythology
> The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2030. Registration required.
> Alberta to Copenhagen and Beyond
> AHFMR Science in the Cinema Free Movie: Philadelphia
> the mob by Clem Martini

Dec. 4
> Canada and Afghanistan: Counterinsurgency Warfare as Peacemaking—A Conflict in Terms
> the mob by Clem Martini

Dec. 5
> the mob. Matinee and final evening performance
> Celebrity Series: Baroque Exchanges

Dec. 7
> James S. Palmer Lecture: The Energy Problem and Solution

For a look at upcoming events, go to