University of Calgary

Feb. 9, 2010

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Astronaut collects degree in person
Watching Canada from the space station window was an unforgettable image, said astronaut and U of C alumnus Robert Thirsk as he returned to campus to share highlights of his six-month mission.

Defending information security
An international collaboration involving U of C researchers is working to make quantum networks a reality.

Sharing a story of the wild
A new students’ website takes a unique look at the endangered wild horses of southern Alberta.

Solar home team praised
Students from the Alberta Solar Decathlon team were recognized for innovation and excellence in the province’s Speech from the Throne.

Campus Connection

Budget information sessions
Two information sessions for the campus community will be held this week on how today’s provincial budget may impact the U of C.


Until Feb. 14
Erase the Waste 200 gram Challenge

> Info: Changes in Supply Chain Management
> Black History Film Festival: Speak It! From the Heart of Black Nova Scotia

Feb. 10
> Talk: Maritime Mythology
> Open House: Cybera
> Emeritus Association: Travels in Worlds Apart: Kano and Bhutan

Feb. 11
> Information Session: The Provincial Budget
> Info: Changes in Supply Chain Management
> Students' Union Wellness Month: Perogies and Porn
> William A. Howard Lecture: Tribute to Bill Howard and a Discussion about Judicial Inquiries and Air India
> School of Public Policy: Corporate Taxes, Royalities and Investment in Oil and Gas
> ISEEE Speaker Series: Personalized Energy for 1 (x 6 Billion)

Feb. 12
> Information Session: The Provincial Budget
> Talk: Community Peacebuilding Through Multifaith Forums
> Dinos: Women's Hockey vs. UBC
> Organ Series: The Organist as Composer

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