University of Calgary

December 7, 2009

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Get your shot now: Two days left for campus HINI clinic
There are two days left to receive your H1N1 vaccination on campus. The Alberta Health Services clinic located in The Loft in the MacEwan Student Centre will close permanently at the end of the day on Tuesday, Dec. 8.

Palmer lecturer seeks energy solutions
At today’s prestigious James S. Palmer lecture, Fareed Zakaria, considered the most influential foreign policy adviser of his generation, will speak about the energy problem and solution.

Research paper explores health funding
The School of Public Policy released a research paper today that calls for truly competitive bidding for privately delivered health-care services funded by Alberta Health Services.

Drama students perform virtual theatre
Department of Drama students will perform a series of short plays this morning in a “virtual” theatre in Second Life. Log on to attend.

United Way on Campus

With a little more help …
Although the “official” campaign is over, members of the campus community can still donate to the United Way and help the university meet this year’s goal. Only $5,000 more is needed.

Dinos in Action

Men’s hockey ends 2009 on high note
The Dinos men’s hockey team closed out the first half of the season on the weekend, tied for second place in Canada West.


> Thought for the Day
> Three Plays in A Virtual Theatre
> James S. Palmer Lecture: The Energy Problem and Solution

Dec. 8
> Chaplains' Centre Open House
> GSA Photos for Food: Get a Digital Photo with Santa for a Food Bank Donation
> Rachel McKenna Memorial Lecture: Rejection Versus Opportunistic Infection

Dec. 9
> EVDS BrownBag Discussion: Transit Oriented Development

Dec. 10
> Sigma Xi Seminar: If We had Warp Drive, Would We Still Recover Bitumen from Oil Sands?

For a look at upcoming events, go to