University of Calgary

November 15, 2010

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Partnering for a better U of C
The iS² Project has appointed 21 partners who will liaise between Human Resources, IT, Finance and faculties and units, providing both with consistent and strategic advisory services.

Improving drilling in unconventional gas fields
Schulich School of Engineering program aims to reduce the environmental impact of oil and gas drilling, while reducing development costs.

Fall Convocation

Convocation and Installation ceremonies
Watch a slideshow of the Nov. 12 graduates and the installation of the U of C’s 12th Chancellor, Jim Dinning.

Campus Connection

Blogjects, spimes and spimey things
Dr. Julian Bleecker discusses designing science fictions at the next Design Matters Faculty of Environmental Design lecture Nov. 18.

Holiday spirit drive
Help build a mountain of food in the Student Centre on Nov. 16, 17 and 18.

Newest residence gets a name
Come celebrate the naming of our new residence at a traditional Stoney pipe ceremony. Tours of the residence will be provided before and after the ceremony.

Green Scene

Power OFF for charity
Students, staff and faculty are challenged to turn off lights, computers and other equipment to see which building can reduce energy consumption the most. One cent for every kilowatt hour of reduction will be donated to the United Way.

Dinos in Action

Dominant Dinos win the Hardy Cup
Quarterback Erik Glavic led the U of C football team to a 56-3 win over the Alberta Golden Bears, capturing their third straight Canada West title.



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

November 15–December 4
> Power OFF Challenge

November 16
> Management Alumni Excellence award presentation and gala
> Hydrogen production in fluidized bed membrane reactors
> Faculty of Environmental Design open house

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
> Postdoctoral Association of the U of C AGM
> Newest residence gets a name

November 19
> Haiti reconstruction workshop
> Fridays with the faculty: how CEOs use intuition, analysis and guiding principles to make strategic decisions
> Making Light Work; Biomedical Optics Research
> Word order, intonation and (non-)effects of bilingualism in Thompson River Salish

November 22
> Calgary History of Medicine Society event

November 23
> Science Café: Reinventing Nature Using Synthetic Biology
> Winners of the Uprising National Playwriting Competition: Peace, Politics and Society

November 25
> Book study: Becoming Human by Jean Vanier

November 25–27
> Dance Montage 2010-11-01

November 28
> Alumni family skate with Santa

December 2
> Alberta/Haskayne executive MBA info session

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