University of Calgary

November 10, 2010

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Olympic Oval future secured
“New approach” will repair and fund facility for next 20 years.

WestJet founder drops by Haskayne
Clive Beddoe, co-founder and chairman of WestJet Airlines and this year’s Jarislowsky Resident Fellow in Business Management, recently spent some time with Haskayne School of Business students.

Students embrace leadership programs
The Student Success Centre hosted the U of C’s formal leadership training last weekend, designed to give students a strong foundation for leadership in all aspects of their lives.

Project Engage
Dr. Saulesh Yessenova, a social anthropology professor, reflects on course design.

Fall Convocation

Honouring Canada’s past, celebrating the future
University of Calgary to recognize Rick Hillier for valiant leadership of the Canadian Forces.

Dr. Gayla Rogers honoured with the Order of the University of Calgary
“The doing-nothing part was never going to happen,” says the retired Faculty of Social Work dean.

Campus Connection

Fall convocation reminder
This Friday is fall convocation. For a full schedule and ceremony guide, visit the U of C Graduation & Convocation website.

Chancellor Installation reminder
The Chancellor Installation ceremony takes place Friday, Nov. 12, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. in the Jack Simpson Gymnasium.



> 30h3! with guests

November 12
> Fall Convocation
> 2010 Eckhardt-Gramatté Winner’s Tour
> Installation of Jim Dinning as the 12th Chancellor
> Joyful!
> Women’s hockey: Dinos vs. Manitoba

November 13
> Women’s hockey: Dinos vs. Manitoba
> Joyful!
> Rothney Astrophysical Observatory open house

November 14
> Joyful!

November 15
> Jazzlab
> U of C guitar ensemble
> Fall Concert for Bands

November 16
> Management Alumni Excellence award presentation and gala
> Hydrogen production in fluidized bed membrane reactors

November 17
> MBA info session
> Concert: Wintersleep
> Protecting Canadian Arctic sovereignty and security: Why does it matter?
> Energy from gas hydrates: Assessing the opportunities and challenges for Canada
> Archaeology at Teotihuacan, Mexico

November 18
> Design Matters: Julian Blecker
> Landscapes for a new ecological west
> ISPIA distinguished lecture series: We need assurance
> Book study: Becoming Human by Jean Vanier
> Blood Drive
> New possibilities for our children: Language as a cultural amplifier
> Paget/Hoy speaker series: Landscapes of the New Ecological West
> Concert: Dimmu Borger
> Mexican Film series: Vamonos con Pancho Villa

November 19
> Haiti reconstruction workshop
> Fridays with the faculty: how CEOs use intuition, analysis and guiding principles to make strategic decisions

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