Concert – The Scruncheons Percussion Ensemble
present a concert of new music under the direction of Rob
Power with John Wyre's quintet Marubatoo, and Australian Nigel
Westlake's Omphalo Centric Lecture at 8 p.m. at the D. F.
Cook Recital Hall. The program will also include a Newfoundland
premiere of Varese's Ionisation, conducted by Donald Buell.
Admission: $10/$5. More info at www.mun.ca/music.
Workshop – Interview tips workshop
for students, 12-1 p.m. in room UC-4011, University Centre.
Lecture – Pain and Falls Among Older
Adults by Dr. Ronald Martin, a candidate for a faculty position
in the Department of Psychology, at 3:30 p.m. in room SN-2064.
Seminar – Renuka Waduge, Biochemistry,
will give a lecture titled Effect of Annealing on the Thermal
Properties of Barley Starches of Varying Amylose Contents,
1 p.m. L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015. This seminar is presented
in partial fulfillment for the requirements of the degree
of master of science.
Speaker series – Department of Philosophy
Guest Speaker Series features Dr. David Peddle, Sir Wilfred
Grenfell College, with a talk titled Same Sex Marriage, from
2-3:30 p.m. in room SN-4038.
Friday, March 19
Concert – Chamber Music by Irish and Newfoundland
Composers at 8 p.m. in the D. F. Cook Recital Hall. More info
Public discussion – Death Of Democracy:
Did Newfoundland Have A Choice In 1933? at 7:30 p.m. at Hampton
Hall, Marine Institute. Join CBC Radio One’s host of
On The Go, Ted Blades, for a public discussion with historian
John FitzGerald and author Gene Long on the events leading
to the imposition a Commission of Government in 1934.
Saturday, March 20
Student workshop – Interview skills workshop
for students from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Business Building.
Facilitator: Dan Mosher. For more information or to register,
please contact Jennifer Tipple at 737-4780 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, March 21
Sharing Our Cultures – In recognition of the
Racism Stop It Campaign and the International Day for the
Elimination of Racial Discrimination, MUN's International
Student Advising Office and the International Student Centre
will be sharing the cultures of our international students
in the planned event from 12-6 p.m. Delta St. John's
Thursday, March 25
Concert – Mary Griffiths Memorial Bursary Benefit
Concert 8 p.m. at Bridie Molloy's Pub, George Street, St.
John's. All proceeds go to the fund for the Mary Griffiths
Bursary for Folklore Fieldwork, for undergraduate and graduate
folklore student research. All are welcome.
PhD oral defence – PhD oral defence
of Ning Zhong titled Color Segmentation Based on Adjustable
Fuzzy Neural Networks and High Level Understanding of Topographical
Maps, at 2:30 p.m. in the Astra Room, 4th Floor Spencer Hall.
Lecture – Marion Frances White, local
author, filmmaker and poet will be presenting from her latest
book of poetry, at 12 p.m. in room SN-4087.
Friday, March 26
PhD oral defence – The PhD oral defence of
Paul Winger, titled Effect of Environmental Conditions on
the Natural Activity Rhythms and Bottom Trawl Catchability
of Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua), at 2 p.m. in room
Friday, April 2
Export seminar – Meeting the Challenges of
Food Export in Atlantic Canada at 2 p.m. in Hampton Hall,
Marine Institute. Ann Worth, executive director, Atlantic
Canada Food Export Partnership, and A.N. Deringer, U.S. Customs
Broker, will present a three-hour seminar on The 123's of
exporting, the 123's of using a broker, and US Regulations
and the Bioterrorism Act. For further information please contact
Heather Manuel at 778-0345 or email@example.com.
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.