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Alumni Tribute Awards

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In October, Memorial honoured several of its alumni for outstanding contributions to the community and university. Watch profiles of recipients of the 2004 Alumni Awards.

Inco Opening

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Containing some 9,000 square metres, the Inco Innovation Centre – which opened in the fall of 2005 – houses a wide range of research, business support and educational facilities. Research related to geosciences, hydrometallurgy and the Voisey’s Bay mineral deposit will be conducted here, and the centre is meant to foster innovation on the campus. The building is also designed to house a small scale model of a hydrometallurgical plant. This video contains a short overview of the opening ceremonies and a presentation video about the new centre.

Janine Browne

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Find out about one of Memorial's leading basketball players from the 2004-05 season.

Jeffrey Simpson lecture

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This video contains excerpts from the well-known Globe and Mail columnist’s 2004 Galbraith Lecture at Memorial.

Landmark Graphics Visualization Laboratory

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Video highlights of the opening ceremonies of the Landmark Graphics Visualization Laboratory, which opened its doors in late April.

Rick Mercer

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One of Canada’s funniest and most trenchant commentators was awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters at the convocation ceremonies held at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial’s west coast campus in the spring of 2005. Watch his humorous address to graduates.

Opera Road Show

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Students from Memorial’s School of Music travelled to various schools around the province providing students with a spirited introduction of the children’s opera Little Red’s Most Unusual Day, composed by John Davies.

Petro-Canada Hall Opening

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Petro-Canada Hall was constructed with $1.2 million in support provided by Petro-Canada, operator of the Terra Nova offshore oil development and participant in the White Rose and Hibernia projects. The hall is an $1.8 million state-of-the-art facility that is being used for teaching, research and performances, in addition to being available for rental to community groups. This video contains highlights of the opening ceremonies, including an opening night concert.

The Pensive Veteran

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Memorial University's School of Music commissioned a major new work for concert band from Newfoundland composer Michael Snelgrove this past year. The work, titled The Pensive Veteran, made its debut in March at the D.F. Cook Recital Hall. Watch highlights from the world premiere.

Slide Show

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A selection of still photos depicting Memorial University’s campuses and the communities in which they are located.