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April 8, 2004
 Out & About


Out & About


Les Triplettes de Belleville
The MUN Cinema Series concludes the winter semester with the Les Triplettes de Belleville at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see

Thursday, April 8
Film series
– MUN Cinema Series concludes the winter semester with the Les Triplettes de Belleville (France/Belgium/Canada/UK 2003). Screening starts at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see

Holy Thursday Mass – St. John's Chapel at 5 p.m. All are welcome.

Lecture – Onar Usar, a master of women's studies candidate from Bilkent University, Turkey, will present findings from her research on sexual and gender identity at 3 p.m. in room SN-4087 with a lecture titled Construction of Sexual and Gender Identity in Organizational Discourse.

Poster display – Students in Environmental Science 4950 will present a poster display in room AS305 of Grenfell College from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Friday, April 9
Good Friday. No lectures or examinations

Prayer Walk – Good Friday Prayer Walk 10:45 a.m. starting at Education Building (G.A. Hickman Hall).

Service – Good Friday Ecumenical Service at 3 p.m. in St. John's Chapel. The hour in which Jesus died on the Cross is celebrated praying with the Christian world the Passion of Jesus. The Passion will be performed in mime form by six actors. All are welcome.

Saturday, April 10
Personality workshop
– Sponsored by Women in Science and Engineering, this workshop is open to all graduate students. A coffee break with muffins will be provided. Free for WISE GSS members and $10 for other graduate students. The $10 includes a WISE membership and the book Becoming Leaders – A Handbook for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology. Seats are limited so if you are attending the workshop please send an email to Paula Mendonça, 9 a.m. in room EN-4000.

Easter Vigil – Holy Saturday, 8:30 p.m. in St John's Chapel.

Monday, April 12
Examinations begin, winter semester

Tuesday, April 13

Regular meeting of the Senate

Wednesday, April 14
Wessex lecture
– The Wessex Society's last public lecture of the season will be held at 8 p.m., at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute. Dr. Ron Whalen, radiologist at St. Clare’s Hospital, will give an illustrated lecture based on his trip along the Northwest Passage in Northern Canada.

Thursday, April 15
Panel discussion
– Sustaining the Avalon Forest at 8 p.m. at the Botanical Garden. Guest Speakers Bill Clarke (Forester, provincial government); Laura Jackson (Protected Areas Association; Diana Cardoso (winner 2003 Wild Things Scholarship Award). All welcome. Info and map at

Friday, April 16
– Stand and Deliver: Presentation Skills from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in room B-4019. In this one-day seminar, you will learn how to present yourself in a clear and professional manner; prepare, plan and deliver an effective presentation. For further details and registration information, visit or contact Jackie Collins at 737-2131.

Saturday, April 17
Dump and Run
– When students are moving out at the end of the winter semester, they throw enormous amounts of potentially useful items that could be used by others. This is an attempt to stop these items from going to the landfills and support the re-use ethic. Pick up will be available. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Pete's Place.

Wednesday, April 21
Examinations end, winter semester

Friday, April 30
Wine tasting
– Third Annual Wine Tasting Evening 7-10 p.m. University Club, Arts and Administration Building, fifth floor. The St. John's Alumni Chapter presents its third annual wine-tasting evening – Under the Mediterranean Sun. 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,, or 737-4354. Hors d'oeuvres. Dress is casual.


The St. John’s Club of the Canadian Federation of University Women, (CFUW) is seeking donations of books for their annual book sale to be held in April. Proceeds will be used for scholarships at MUN and for the Newfoundland art poster program in the schools. To arrange for pick up of donations of books, or for further information, please telephone 754-6065.


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