University of Calgary

November 25, 2010

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Rhodes Scholarship
Faculty of Medicine student, Braden O’Neill, receives world’s most prestigious scholarship.

U of C secures nearly $10 million through Canada Research Chairs
Ten U of C faculty members were awarded a total of $9.5 million for either securing or having their Canada Research Chairs renewed.

Green Scene

U of C releases Climate Action Plan
The U of C released its long awaited plan for reducing institutional greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions becoming the first university in Alberta and only the second university in Canada to do so.

Power OFF challenge week one results
U of C is into the second week of the Power OFF Challenge—a campus wide competition between buildings to reduce energy use and raise money for the United Way.

Dinos in Action

Q & A with Erik Glavic
The Dinos all-star quarterback answers UToday’s questions about the Dinos chances of victory at this Saturday’s Vanier Cup game and his plans for life after football.

U of C says go Dinos!
Students, faculty and staff are catching Vanier Cup fever. Check out a slideshow of just some of the Dinos events that happened this week.

Vanier game on at the Den
The Den will open at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday morning for the Vanier Cup game complete with a big screen and early morning coffee and Dinosaur steak n' eggs on the menu. Let's go Dinos!

Wear red. Show your Dino pride.
Red Friday—game day—is tomorrow.

Campus Connection

Perfect Pie play opens next week
A pleasant conversation unfolds into a harrowing reconstruction of a painful past …

Grads fight student hunger
The second annual Graduate Students’ Association Holiday Food Drive runs from now until Dec. 10 raising awareness about student hunger and collecting donations for the Campus Food Bank.



> Book study: Becoming Human by Jean Vanier
> Geoscience open house
> Book launch celebrates Women Who Care

Nov. 15–Dec. 4
> Power OFF Challenge

Nov. 26
> The Double Pulsar: Aurora Borealis and testing theories of gravity
> Women’s volleyball: Dinos vs. Regina
> Women’s hockey: Dinos vs. Regina
> Men’s volleyball: Dinos vs. Regina

Nov. 27
> Men's football: Dinos vs Laval
> Women’s volleyball: Dinos vs. Regina
> Women’s hockey: Dinos vs. Regina
> Men’s volleyball: Dinos vs. Regina

Nov. 25–27
> Dance Montage 2010

Nov. 28
> Alumni family skate with Santa
> A Maverick celebration: closing event

Nov. 30
> Play: Perfect Pie

Dec. 1
> ISEEE Experts Series

Dec. 2
> Alberta/Haskayne executive MBA info session
> Dr. Thomas Williams presents Another Inconvenient Truth: Snails Are More Intelligent Than Us

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