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(Sept. 19, 2002, Gazette)

Photo by Norman Cohn
© Igloolik Isuma Productions

The MUN cinema series continues with Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. In a scene from the film, Atanarjuat (Natar Ungalaaq) and his brother Amaqjuaq (Pakkak Inukshuk) share a joke. For more information on the cinema series, see www.mun.ca/film.

Thursday, Sept. 19
Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 100 per cent refund of tuition fees, fall semester.

Concert — The Cook Hall swings tonight with one of the great Canadian jazz ensembles, the David Braid Quintet. Co-sponsored by CBC Radio Variety. Concert starts at 8 p.m. at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. For more information and ticket reservations, see www.mun.ca/music or call the School of Music Concert Hotline at 737-4455.

Film series
— The MUN cinema series continues with Y Tu Mam Tambien Mamá También (Mexico/USA 2001). Screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Friday, Sept. 20
WAMUN plant sale – WAMUN, the Women’s Association of Memorial University, will hold its sixth annual plant sale starting at 8 a.m. in the Arts Atrium. As the sale proceeds go towards the WAMUN Scholarship Fund, donated plants are welcome. Donated plants can be dropped off at the Arts Atrium Thursday, Sept. 19, between 7-9 p.m. For more information, call 726-5567 or 753-0749.

CIHR forum — There will be a Canadian Institutes of Health Research open forum with Dr. Bhagi Singh, Institute of Infection and Immunity, and Dr. Morris Barer, Institute of Health Services and Policy Research, from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Health Science Centre, Lecture Theatre D. They will discuss the institute’s strategic priorities and future research opportunities. Coffee will be served.

Math lecture — The Department of Mathematics and Statistics presents a lecture titled The Eiffel Tower: A Tail of Two Exponentials, by Patrick Weidman of the University of Colorado at Boulder, at the Henrietta Harvey Building, room HH-3017, at 2 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 24
Speakers series — The Division of Lifelong Learning and Alumni Affairs and Development will hold its Evening Speakers Series. At 7:30 p.m. join Dr. Wilf Nicholls as he presents MUN Botanical Garden: Not Just a Pretty Place. Donations to the University Scholarship are welcomed. For more information phone 737-7979.

Thursday, Sept. 26
Film series — The MUN cinema series continues with Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (Canada 2001). All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Friday, Sept. 27
WAMUN reception — The Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland (WAMUN) will hold its fall reception at 8 p.m. in the University Club, fifth floor of the Arts and Administration Building. WAMUN welcomes female faculty and staff, or spouses of faculty and staff. The reception provides an opportunity to join the association, sign up for interest groups and socialize. Contact Tonya Bassler at 753-3135 for further information.

Concert — The Music at Memorial concert series presents Baroque Treasures at 8 p.m. in the D. F. Cook Recital Hall. Soprano Jane Leibel, violist Kate Read, flutist Mihoko Burton and harpsichordist Mary O'Keeffe will perform well and lesser-known treasures of solo and chamber music repertoire from the 17th and 18th centuries. The D. F. Cook Recital Hall is located in the School of Music at Memorial University. For late news, ticket information and reservations for faculty and ensemble recitals, please call the concert line at 737-4455.

Thursday, Oct. 3
Film series — The MUN cinema series continues with Storytelling (USA 2001). Screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Friday, Oct. 4
Concert — Remembering the 20th Century. Mihoko Burton, flute, and Christopher Burton, piano, travel the last century in works by French, Canadian and Japanese composers at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, located in the School of Music at Memorial. For late news, ticket information and reservations for faculty and ensemble recitals, please call the concert line at 737-4455.

Nursing research — Nursing Research Day 2002 opens Friday evening and continues Saturday from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 pm at the School of Nursing, Health Sciences Centre. Keynote speaker Dr. Alba DiCenso will make presentations on Evidence-Based Practice: Making a Difference in Patient Care and New Roles for Nursing: What is Our Future? Special features also include workshops, podium and poster presentations on research methodology, chronic illness, international nursing, pediatrics and ethics. For further information on registration contact the Nursing Research Unit, 777-7106 or troyle@mun.ca. Nursing Research Day is sponsored by Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Nursing, Western Regional School of Nursing, and the Centre for Nursing Studies.

Saturday, Oct. 5
Nursing research – Nursing Research Day 2002 continues today from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 pm at the School of Nursing, Health Sciences Centre.

ONGOING
ST. JOHN’S

The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador presents The Garbage Project by Ned Pratt until Nov. 3. He will give a talk on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. The AGNL is located in the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John’s. For more information, see www.agnl.ca or call 737-8209.

The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador presents Barb Hunt: Requiem until Nov. 10. The AGNL is located in the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John’s. For more information, see www.agnl.ca or call 737-8209.