27, 2000, Gazette)
results for Sea-Hawks
mens basketball team failed to pick up a point when it
travelled to Halifax to battle the St. Marys Huskies last
weekend. But the womens team, prevented from travelling
on Friday due to heavy snow, arrived in Halifax on Saturday and
picked up a key victory over St. Marys 76-60.
Erica Stokes scored 21 points for MUN and Ann Murrin and Erica
Coultas added 17 apiece.
women followed that win with a 91-81 overtime victory over the
Huskies on Sunday. Coultas was high scorer with 18 points.
The victory squared the womens record at 5-5.
a 10-point lead at halftime, and a heroic rebounding effort by
Matthew Chapman, the men narrowly lost its opening game 68-67.
Chapman had a team record 28 rebounds to go with 29 points. Chapman
chipped in with another 18 rebounds on Saturday, but it wasnt
enough as the Sea-Hawks fell again 86-79.
basketball teams travel to Fredericton to battle the UNB Reds
volleyball, the womens team improved its AUAA record to
12-0 with a pair of victories over Mt. Allison, while in varsity
wrestling, MUN competed in a dual meet with Dalhousie on Saturday
with the men winning four of 12 matches and the women won five
of six. Winners included Dale Pollard, Kenny Rose, Colin Banfield,
Craig Lovell, Danielle Fitzgerald, Cheryl Bryant and Amy Todd.
the library and earn
library is looking for faculty and student volunteers to participate
in a study of the library Web site. It needs about an hour of
your time all levels of computer and library users, from
novice to expert, are welcome to participate and you will receive
$10 for your efforts. If you are interested in taking part in
the study or simply want some more information contact the individual
from your home library below. The deadline for volunteering is
Feb. 9, 2000. Contact Elizabeth Behrens, Ferriss Hodgett Library,
637-6236 or firstname.lastname@example.org;
Stephen Field, QE II Library at 737-3165 or email@example.com;
Dianne Taylor-Harding, C. R. Barrett Library at 778-0662 or Dianne.Taylor-Harding@mi.mun.ca;
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Council for Advancement and Support of Education has announced
a call for submissions of three research awards the Alice
L. Beeman Awards in Communications, the John Grenzebach Awards
in Philanthropy and the H. S. Warwick Awards in Alumni Relations.
award recognizes the outstanding doctoral dissertation and the
outstanding published scholarship in the three areas of educational
advancement. Each award includes a $2,000 prize for the author
and travel to the CASE International Assembly in Toronto this
vice president of professional development, Dr. Paul B. Chewning
said these awards are a major step toward more formal recognition
of research in an area vitally important to educational institutions.
Submission deadline is Feb. 28. For more information, contact
CASE at (202) 478-5614 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
about student life
Sunday, Jan. 30, the acting dean of Student Affairs and Services,
Carson Leonard, will host the Quality of Student Life Forum,
to be held at the Main Auditorium, Health Sciences Centre. The
forum is intended to be a medium through which students can discuss
and make recommendations about improving the quality of student
life at Memorial.
day-long forum will see students first break into smaller groups
to discuss six issues that affect students. This includes academics,
general student life, student apathy, the first-year experience,
relationships with the larger community, and university priorities.
the morning and afternoon sessions, the smaller groups will present
their findings to the entire forum. The presentation is open
to everyone. Members of the university community, including deans,
directors and professors, will be invited to hear the findings.
recommendations will also be compiled in a conference proceedings
manual and specific recommendations will be sent to the appropriate
birds are coming
Aug. 14-19, 2000, Memorial will host an international conference
on the scientific study of birds with a focus on conservation.
Living on the Edge Birds 2000 will be the first joint
meeting of the worlds two oldest professional organizations
devoted to the scientific study of birds the American
Ornithologists Union and the British Ornithologists
organizations will be joined by the Canadian Society of Ornithologists.
Up to 1,000 ornithologists and students of birds from all over
the world as well as their family or friends will be in St. Johns
for this event.
this conference, the Art Gallery and the Newfoundland Museum
will host significant bird art exhibitions and other artistic,
scientific and tourism activities are being developed.
more information about the conference, visit www.mun.ca/birds2000/res3/index.html