University of Calgary

October 28, 2010

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50 years of history
Today the oldest buildings on campus—Administration and Science A—celebrate their 50th anniversary.

Construction company invests in the Schulich School of Engineering
The Stuart Olson Dominion Construction Ltd. gifted $250,000 to the Schulich School of Engineering to support student recognition and upgrades to a third-year homeroom.

East meets west not once, but twice
The Faculty of Education hosted back-to-back Asian delegations on campus during the last few weeks.

Building a healthy community
Alumna Kelly Blackshaw devotes her career to building a healthy community and giving back.

Green Scene

U of C earns an A- for sustainability
College sustainability report ranks the University of Calgary among Canada's best performers.

Dinos in Action

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


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:



> The Nickle at noon: protocols for Native American archives
> PeaceFilm: Falsos Positivos
> Book study: Becoming Human by Jean Vanier
> Alberta/Haskayne executive MBA info session

Oct. 28 - Nov. 6
> Play: The Liar

October 29
> Faculty of Medicine 40th anniversary
> Galen on mental illness
> The Trews acoustic
> Get your picture taken with WHL's Championship cup
> Observing the evolution of cosmic magnetic fields
> H.G. Wells collection comes to U of C
> Person's Day breakfast

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

November 3
> Implications of the US mid-term elections
> Communal violence and diasporic time in M.G. Vassanji's The Assassin's Song and A Place Within

November 4
> Wrongful convictions: the impacts of the accused and on the administration of justice
> Early social cognition in three cultural contexts
> Book Study: Becoming Human by Jean Vanier
> Early social cognition in three cultural contexts
> ISEEE lecture: Bio-fuel and energy security of India

November 5
> Tusaqtuut: Arctic life traditional knowledge-sharing seminar
> ISEEE Experts Series: Carbon capture and storage

November 6
> University of Calgary Open House

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