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June 04, 2009
  Dino dropped for dopingPDF files may take a moment to load

A University of Calgary Dinos football player has been removed from the team and deemed ineligible for play in Canadian Interuniversity Sport for two years after a positive doping test. Linebacker Duncan McLean tested positive for Oxymetholone metabolites, an anabolic steroid on the 2009 World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List, following an out-of-competition urine test March 20.

McLean completed his third-year with the Dinos in 2008, playing in seven regular season and two playoff games.

June 04, 2009
  Ankle biters set to invade campus for university fairPDF files may take a moment to load

Every summer, University of Calgary staff take time to show miniature humans how fun learning can be.

This year's Campus Fair runs Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and features a program involving every faculty, as well as a plethora of campus groups. Each participant has excitement lined up for the kids, ranging from geology exercises to learning about the wonders of computers and electricity.

June 04, 2009
  U of C alumni blasts off while buskers battle to be heardPDF files may take a moment to load

To infinity . . . and beyond!

University of Calgary grad Robert Thirsk will be the first Canadian to have an extended stay in space after boarding the International Space Station on May 29.

Thirsk graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering in 1976 and won the U of C Distinguished Alumni Award in 2000. He will be performing scientific experiments and repairing and maintaining the station and is the crew's chief medical officer and robotics specialist.


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