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July 22, 2004
 Out & About

 


Out & About

Major Vyvyan Harmsworth (R), director of corporate affairs, Daily Mail and General Holdings Ltd., and his wife Alexandra (L)
Major Vyvyan Harmsworth (R), director of corporate affairs, Daily Mail and General Holdings Ltd., and his wife Alexandra (L) visited Memorial July 19 as part of a visit the Harmsworths made to Newfoundland. In this photo they can be seen exploring marine life in the touch tanks at the Ocean Sciences Centre. Major Harmsworth is related to Alfred and Harold Harmsworth, founders of the Daily Mail and the Anglo-Newfoundland Development Company, the company that built the pulp and paper mill in Grand Falls-Windsor. Alfred became Viscount Northcliffe in 1905 and Harold became Viscount Rothermere in 1914, and was also father of Esmond Harmsworth, second Viscount Rothermere who became Memorial University's first chancellor in 1952. Major Vyvyan Harmsworth is one of three trustees of the Rothermere Trust which disburses one of the most prestigious and lucrative scholarships Memorial offers. Every year, the Rothermere Fellowship helps fund graduate work for a Memorial student at a British university. Major Harmsworth toured the Centre for Newfoundland Studies (where he examined resources relating to his family's business affairs in this province), the Marine Institute and the Ocean Sciences Centre's aquaculture operations.

Friday, July 23
Students Older Than Average (SOTA) will celebrate its 21st anniversary starting at 9 p.m. at the Breezeway Bar, University Centre.

Sunday, July 25
Family Days at the Botanical Garden 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For a full schedule of activities, call 737-8590.

Friday, July 30
PhD oral defence of Kurt Korneski, titled The West in Transition: The Reorientation of Liberalism in Winnipeg, 1890s-1920s, at 10 a.m. in room BN-4000.

Saturday, July 31
Pippy Park Days from 1-5 p.m. at the Botanical Garden, Mount Scio Road. Free admission for children. Please call 737-8590 for more information.

Sunday, Aug. 1
Pippy Park Days 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Botanical Garden. Free admission for children. Please call 737-8590 for more information.

Monday, Aug. 2
PhD oral defence of Wei Zhao titled A Moving Boundary Approach for Cylinders Subjected to High Internal Pressure, at 10 a.m. in room EN-4002.

Friday, Aug. 6
Free Admission Friday at Botanical Garden 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, please call 737-8590.

Sunday, Aug. 8
The Wonder of It All Art Show, in the conference room, Botanical Garden. For more information, or exhibit hours, please call 737-8590.
Family Days at Botanical Garden - Amazing Mammals from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Please call 737-8590 for more information.

Wednesday, Aug. 11
Pianist Xiang Zou, winner of the 2003 Honens international piano competition, will perform works by Schubert, Chopin, Rzewsky, Godowsky at 8 p.m. in St. Andrew's Church, St. John's. For more information phone 737-2372 or see www.tuckamorefestival.ca.

Free Brown Bag Lunch series at 12:30 p.m. St. Andrew's Church, St. John's. For more information phone 737-2372 or see www.tuckamorefestival.ca.

Thursday, Aug. 12
Free Brown Bag Lunch series at 12:30 p.m. St. Andrew's Church, St. John's. For more information phone 737-2372 or see www.tuckamorefestival.ca.

Xiang Zou Piano Master Class at 1:30 p.m. in the Choral Room, School of Music.

Friday, Aug. 13
Young Artists on Stage at 8 p.m. St. Andrew's Church, St. John's. An evening of solo and chamber music by 19 Tuckamore young artists from across North America. For more information phone 737 2372 or see www.tuckamorefestival.ca.

ONGOING
CORNER BROOK

Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery presents The Limestone Barrens Project, a creative exchange between artists and writers from Canada and Ireland. The exhibition continues until Sept. 25. For more information, visit www.swgc.mun.ca/artgallery/. The gallery welcomes visitors Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.


 


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