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February 5, 2004
 Out & About

 


Out & About

Balloon Day (L-R): Pamela Jones-Fitzgerald, David shulist and Dr. Axel Meisen
On Friday, Feb. 13, Campus Ministry chaplains and counsellors will deliver balloons to your special someone. In 2002, Dr. Axel Meisen was on the receiving end of a balloon gift from chaplains Pamela Jones-Fitzgerald and David Shulist. For more information and to order, see www.mun.ca/student/support/campusmin/.

Thursday, Feb. 5
Information reception
– There is a reception for level III high school students, their parents and/or guardians, guidance counsellors and others interested in Memorial University at 7 p.m. in the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, Music Building. Representatives from Memorial's St. John's campus, Grenfell College and Marine Institute will be on hand to give brief presentations and answer any questions. Refreshments will be provided.

Film series – MUN Cinema Series continues the winter semester with My Life Without Me starring Sarah Polley. Screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Life in the Universe – Dr. John R. Percy, professor of astronomy and astrophysics, University of Toronto, will speak at 7:30 p.m. in room C-2045, Chemistry Building.

Friday, Feb. 6
Seminar
– Stress Management and Relaxation Seminar from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s. The fee ($129) includes two books and lunch (1-2 p.m.) The facilitator will be Gary Summers B.Ed., MPE (Physiology), certified hypnotherapist. For more information or to register, please call 737-7979 or visit Lifelong Learning's Web site www.mun.ca/lifelonglearning.

Concert – Flutist, Michelle Cheramy with Kristina Szutor, piano. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Admission $10/$5. More from www.mun.ca/music.

Lecture – Dr. Yongge Tian of Queen's University, a candidate for a position in the Department of Math and Stats, will give a departmental colloquium titled Optimal Designs for Linear Haar-Wavelet Models at 2 p.m. in room HH-3017.

Seminar – Dr. Liz Stanley, Henrietta Harvey Lecturer and Research Chair in Sociology at the University of Newcastle, will speak on Feminist Theory Without Bounds at 3 p.m. in room SN-4087.

Seminar – The 2004 Political Science Seminar Series features Dr. John Forster with a lecture titled Openness, Corruption, and Accountability in Global Civil Society: The Case of International Sports Organizations at 4 p.m. in room SN-2041. Dr. Forster teaches at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, and in the autonomous Australia-New Zealand School of Government.

Saturday, Feb. 7
Alumni Curling Bonspiel
– Alumni and friends invited to participate in sixth annual St. John's Alumni Curling Bonspiel starting at 10 a.m. at the St. John's Curling Club. $25 for individual registration; $100 for team of four. To register e-mail rsvpalum@mun.ca or call 737-4354.

Wednesday, Feb. 11
Wessex lecture
– The Wessex Society's next public lecture will be at 8 p.m., in Hampton Hall, Marine Institute. The speaker will be Hilda Chaulk Murray who will present a lecture titled: Cows Don't Know it's Sunday: Farming in Old St. John's.

Thursday, Feb. 12
Meeting
– The International Association of Administrative Professionals is meeting at 5:30 p.m. in room HSC-2726, Health Sciences Centre. The topic is Viruses and Protecting Your Work with Neil Noseworthy of PC Medic. Guests welcome. To register, e-mail beothuk@avint.net. For more information, see http://home.avint.net/~beothuk.

Film series – MUN Cinema Series continues the winter semester with Casa De Los Babys (USA/Mexico 2003). Directed by John Sayles. With Daryl Hannah, Lili Tayler, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Marcia Gay Harden, Mary Steenburgen, Susan Lynch and Rita Moreno. Rated R. Screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Friday, Feb. 13
Balloon Day
– Send a balloon-a-gram to that special someone from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Campus Ministry chaplains and one of the counsellors will deliver the balloons anywhere on the St. John’s campus of Memorial. For more information and to order, see www.mun.ca/student/support/campusmin/.

Saturday, Feb. 14
Concert
– Losers in Love. Soprano Caroline Schiller takes a look at those who have loved and lost and probably wished they hadn't! With pianist Kristina Szutor. Admission $10/$5. More information at www.mun.ca/music. At 8 p.m. in the D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

Thursday, Feb. 19
Film series
– MUN Cinema Series continues the winter semester with Falling Angels (Canada 2003). Directed by Scott Smith. With Miranda Richardson, Callum Keith Rennie and Kristin Adams. Screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.


 


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