University of Calgary

October 25, 2010

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U.S. mid-term election results debate
Presidential candidates Fred Thompson and Howard Dean and political commentator Mark Steyn will dissect the U.S. mid-term election results at a free event to students, staff and faculty.

Warp speed into alien worlds
Rothney observatory delves into the many worlds of sci fi.

Integration focus of future service delivery across U of C
More than 400 U of C staff attended October town hall sessions on a new organizational model the iS2 Project is implementing.

Campus Connection

Carpool week
The U of C, a partner with, is hosting an interactive display on alternative transportation Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in MacEwan Students' Centre. The display will promote carpooling, car sharing and other transportation options with information, games, prizes and giveaways.


Which new U of C buildings are you interested in touring? Check all that apply.

1) University of Calgary Downtown Campus
2) Taylor Family Digital Library
3) Energy, Environment, Experiential Learning
4) Cogeneration Plant

To find out the locations and opening dates of each new space, visit:


> Gairdner Foundation lectures
> Corporate investment decisions under carbon policy uncertainty

October 26
> Cracking the whip: archaeo-tourism in Latin America
> Science Café: bioengineering, the XX factor
> Hazard perception in novice and older drivers
> African grandmothers and granddaughters
> Mahayana Buddhist rituals and the method of coded phrases dhāraṇī

Oct. 26 - Nov. 6
> Play: The Liar

October 27
> Movies that Matter Documentary Series: Enemies of the People

October 28
> The Nickle at noon: protocols for Native American archives
> PeaceFilm: Falsos Positivos
> Book study: Becoming Human by Jean Vanier

October 29
> Faculty of Medicine 40th anniversary
> Galen on mental illness
> The Trews acoustic
> Get your picture taken with WHL's Championship cup

October 29-31
> Long track skating tryouts for Canada's World Cup Team
> Western Canada Philosophical Association 2010 conference

October 30
> The soundscape of modern India
> Sci-fi night at the observatory

November 2
> iS2 showcase

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