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May 1, 2003, Gazette

Brush Up Your Shakespeare Photo by Pamela Gill
Birthday bash
Grenfell theatre alumni Michael Payne, (L), and professor emeritus David Freeman belted out Brush Up Your Shakespeare during Their Exits and Their Entrances: An Entertainment in Words and Music for the Birthday of William Shakespeare, held recently at Grenfell College. The show, devised and directed by Dr. Freeman, was held in the Fine Arts Theatre in support of the Harlow Travel Fund and to celebrate Shakespeare's birthday, April 23. Those taking part included Maurice Good, Ken Livingstone, Michael Payne, Peggy Perry, Edna Hodgett, Martin Ware, Ken Jacobsen, Dana Puddicombe, Samantha Abbott, Jane Maggs, Gregory House, Lois Sherlow, Nancy Gautsche and Ivan Emke.

Monday, May 5
Health seminar
— The Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, seminar series continues with Dr. Catherine Donovan, Regional Medical Health Officer, and chair, Provincial Wellness Advisory Council, who will speak on the topic Wellness in Newfoundland and Labrador: Opportunities and Challenges, from 12-1 p.m. in room 2J619. For further information please contact Yamuna Kutty, 777-6652.

Thursday, May 8
— Dr. Don McCabe, professor of Management, Rutgers University, will deliver a lecture titled Promoting Academic Integrity in a Community of Learners. Dr. McCabe will discuss the implications of his current study of student integrity in Canadian and U.S. universities. Registration is required. Please register by e-mailing or by calling the Instructional Development office at 8629, and providing your name, department, and e-mail address. The lecture takes place in room AA-1043, Arts and Administration Bldg. (annex), from 10-11:30 a.m.

Friday, May 9
Annual spring convocation, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College session

Monday, May 12
Lectures begin, intersession and 14-week spring semester

Deadline for fees payment, spring semester (14-week courses, intersession and summer session)

Tuesday, May 13
Regular meeting of the Senate

Monday, May 19
Last day to add courses for intersession


The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde, produced the Shakespeare By The Sea Festival, will play May 9-11 at the Reid Theatre at 8 p.m. plus a matinee performance on May 11 at 1 p.m. The Reid Theatre is located in the Arts and Administration building of Memorial University on Elizabeth Avenue. (Free parking available for all shows.) Tickets available at the door or in advance by calling the Arts and Culture Centre box office at 729-3900.

Due to high snow levels and field centre construction, the opening of the MUN Botanical Garden for the 2003 season has been delayed until Monday, May 12. Friends of the Garden are advised that the trails are still snow-covered and inaccessible. The Garden will open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Also, the Botanical Garden spring clean-up, originally scheduled for April 26, has been postponed. Friends of the Garden will be notified of a new date at a later time.