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April 10, 2003, Gazette

Thursday, April 10
Film series
— MUN Cinema Series ends its winter semester schedule with Naqoyaatsi (USA 2002) 89 min. Documentary. Rated PG for violent and disturbing images, and for brief nudity. Directed by Godfrey Reggio. All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see

Partners Dinner — Alumni and friends of the Faculty of Business Administration are invited to join in a toast to business excellence at the 19th Annual Partners Dinner. The faculty will recognize its partners in management education and present two very special awards. Gail Hamilton B.Comm (Co-op) (Hons.) ’77, will receive this year’s Alumni Honour Award. Hilary and Marie-France Rodrigues, owners of Markland Winery, will receive this year’s P. J. Gardiner Institute for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship’s Newfoundland and Labrador Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The event takes place at the Fairmont Newfoundland. Tickets are $60 and corporate tables are available. For tickets call 737-2182 or e-mail

Friday, April 11
Public lecture
— The Women’s Studies speakers’ series continues with Carrie Dyck, coordinator of Aboriginal Studies at Memorial, on the topic Why I Wrote a Dictionary (and Why Take Aboriginal Studies), at 12:30 p.m. in room SN-4087.

Concert — Next Stop Europe! — The MUN Chamber Orchestra offers a preview of its spring concert tour at 8 p.m. at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. For more, see

Saturday, April 12
All-star hoops
—The Sea-Hawks men's basketball team will take on 12 of Newfoundland and Labrador's elite high school boy's basketball players at Booth Memorial High School in St. John's, starting at 7 p.m. The contest is both a charity event and fundraiser. The gate will be split with half the admission proceeds and all of the athlete sponsorship going to support the Children's Make-A-Wish Campaign in the name of Matthew Maharaj, a current MUN student, avid basketball player and cancer survivor from O'Donel High School. Fifty per cent of gate proceeds will go to the men's basketball team as a fundraiser for a non-conference trip off the island next season. For more information, contact Evan Constantine 726-0930 or Colin Power 739-1847

Monday, April 14
Examinations begin, winter semester

Thursday, April 17
Public lecture
— The Irish Newfoundland Association presents a free public talk by Dr. Terry Carlson, executive director, John Howard Society, on Crime and Punishment in 19th Century Newfoundland at 8 p.m. at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.

Friday, April 18
Good Friday. No lectures or examinations

Thursday, April 24
Examinations end, winter semester

Public lecture — The Coastal Zone Canada Seminar Series continues with a lecture titled Towards Protection of Our Oceans From Ship Source Oil Discharges, with Wayne Turpin, Enforcement Branch, Environment Canada, at 7:30 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-2067.

Wednesday, April 30
Blood donor clinic
— There is a blood donor clinic from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Health Sciences Centre, Main Floor, Lecture Theatre D. Identification with full name and signature or full name and photograph required.


April is the time for many students to perform their graduating recitals. A full listing is available at the Music at Memorial Web site — — just follow the link to Upcoming Concerts. Graduating concerts are your chance to see professional calibre concerts with free admission. Each performance is between 30 minutes and an hour.