University of Calgary

Jan. 16, 2009

Submit a story idea or event
UToday Guidelines
Contact UToday
Subscribe to RSS


New research centre devoted to natural resource care
Federal government funds Centre of Excellence partnership to develop high-tech systems for monitoring forest fires, wildlife, water and land use.

Hec Crighton winner Glavic joins Dinos Football
Erik Glavic, voted the 2007 most valuable player in Canadian Interuniversity Sport football, transferred to the Dinos from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax.

Inauguration celebration ’09
Where will you be when history is made as Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th president of the United States? The School of Policy Studies will host a live televised viewing Jan. 20 in MSC. All are welcome.

What the 'Frogamander' tells us about amphibian origins
A fossil discovery by U of C researchers has proven that frogs and salamanders are related. Jason Anderson at the U of C Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will speak about this connection and the fossil which sealed the gap.

Do you have a story idea? Comments? Email UToday at


Today & tomorrow
7 p.m. West Side Story
8 p.m. Tradition and Innovation with Yu Hongmei and Rod Thomas Squance
Jan. 18 & 19
Pacifica String Quartet
Jan. 20
- Inauguration celebration '09: live televised viewing of Barack Obama's inauguration
- Best of the Banff Mountain Films Festival (until Jan. 25)

Dinos in Action

7 p.m. Men's VBall vs Winnipeg
Jan. 17
Men's VBall vs Winnipeg
Women's Hockey vs Red Deer