Thursday, April 29
Misel Joe will receive a honorary degree during convocation
at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook on May
Job search/networking workshop for students from 1:30-2:30
p.m. in room UC-4011.
Interview tips workshop for students 12-1 p.m. in room UC-4011.
Friday, April 30
The St. John's Alumni Chapter presents its third annual wine-tasting
evening – Under the Mediterranean – 7-10 p.m.
at the University Club, Arts and Administration Building.
Come enjoy fine wines of the Mediterranean featuring a serenade
from the School of Music. Tickets: $25 each. RSVP Alumni Affairs
and Development at 1-877-700-4081, email@example.com,
or 737-4354. Hors d'oeuvres. Dress is casual.
Job Finding Club application deadline 5 p.m. Drop off applications
at UC-4002. The Job Finding Club is for Memorial University
students who will be graduating May 2004 or have graduated
and are unemployed or underemployed. Takes place May 10-14.
For more information or to apply, see www.mun.ca/student/careerexploration/
Tuesday, May 4
Dr. Izak Benbasat, Canada Research Chair in Information Technology
Management, at the University of British Columbia’s
Sauder School of Business, will join researchers from the
Faculty of Business Administration as they discuss communication
issues in e-commerce. Dr. Benbasat’s topics is Improving
User Technology Communications in Electronic Commerce and
he will present a program of research on issues related to
technology-mediated communication between business and consumers
in electronic commerce. Other topics to be discussed include
online privacy statements, trust in e-commerce, mobile users
and m-commerce, message clarification and recommender systems.
The event is open to all members of the university community
and will take place from 1:30-5 p.m. in room B-3007. For more
information, see business.mun.ca.
RSVP to Donna at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by calling 737-3046.
Thursday, May 6
PhD oral defence of Zhihu Ding, titled Characterization of
the Novel Transcriptional Regulator Human Mesoderm Induction
Early Response Gene 1 (hMI-ER1): Its Promoters, Interacting
Proteins and Transcriptional Regulatory Functions, at 10 a.m.
in room EN-4002.
Friday, May 7
Annual spring convocation, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College session
Newfoundland and Labrador Library Association Conference 2004
- A Lifetime of Learning. Registration starts at 8 a.m. in
room A-1043, Arts Annex. For more information, visit the NLLA
Conference site at www.sji.ca/nlla/conf2004about.html.
Monday, May 10
Lectures begin, intersession and 14-week spring semester
Deadline for fees payment, spring semester (14-week courses,
intersession and summer session)
Tuesday, May 11
Regular meeting of the Senate
Friday, May 13
The Dr. Nigel Rusted Lecture will take place from 5-6 p.m.
in the main auditorium of the Health Sciences Centre. The
speaker is Dr. Walley J. Temple, professor and chief of Surgical
Oncology at the University of Calgary. His topic is the Evolution
of Pelvic Exenteration. All are welcome, parking available
in Lot 9 off Clinch Ave. Reception at 4:30 p.m. outside the
Monday, May 17
Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive
a 100 per cent refund of tuition fees, Intersession
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery presents Dérive,
the annual exhibition of work by 15 fourth-year students of
the visual arts program. The exhibiting artists are Alyssa
Andrews, Nick Bolger, Candi Brushett, Nicholas Dawson, Robin
Hatfield, Matthew Hollett, David Jones, Mandy Keeping, Austin
King, Pamela Lorna Pike, Valerie Powell, Gerri Lynn Mackey,
Megan McMaster, Jeremy McPeake, and Amy Sceviour. The art
gallery will host an opening reception for Dérive on
Friday, May 7, from 2-4 p.m. All are welcome. The exhibition
is open to the public from April 26 to June 5. Gallery hours
are Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information,