University of Calgary

November 16, 2010

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Childhood obesity research gets $3 million boost
Approximately 26 percent of Canadian children are currently overweight or obese.

Engaging New Ideas in Education
Popular lecture series returns with talks on a range of educational issues.

New speaker series brings international experts to campus
Dr. John Grace will kick off a new chemical and petroleum engineering department speaker series.

Campus Connection

In the newly-designed November issue of Research in Action:

  • Environmental design students go Dutch
  • Finding ways to combat autoimmune diseases
  • Three U of C researchers awarded NSERC grants

Dinos in Action

Dinos scoreboard
Dinos' wins and losses.



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

November 15–December 4
> Power OFF Challenge

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
> Setting Priorities and Budgeting in Health Care

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 20
> CIS Mitchell Bowl: Dinos vs. Saint Mary's

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
> Students and new Canadians talk frankly about the impact of the economic downturn

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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