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May 20, 2004
 Out & About

 


Out & About

Thursday, May 20
Math and Stats departmental colloquium 2 p.m. in room HH-3017. Karoly Bezdek, Canada Research Chair in Mathematics, University of Calgary, will speak on The Kneser-Poulsen Conjecture and Its Relatives.

Dr. April Hedd, a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Psychology, will speak on Investigating the Behavioural Strategies of Large Marine Predators, at 1 p.m. SN-3060.

Statistics seminar 11 a.m. in room HH-3013. Statistical Inference for Normal Means with Order Restrictions and Applications to Dose-Response Studies, by Karelyn Davis, Mathematics and Statistics.

Sunday, May 23
Family Days at the Botanical Garden from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Everyone welcome. For more information please call 737-8590 or e-mail amadden@mun.ca.

Tuesday, May 25
Developing Your Drawing Skills, Level 1, 7-9:30 p.m. For more information or to register, please call 737-7979.

Wednesday, May 26
Annual spring convocation, St. John’s campus

The Friends of the Memorial University Botanical Garden will be hosting the launch of a new botanical mural by artist Samantha Smith at 7 p.m. For more information please call 737-8590.

The ABCs of Wine course 7:30-10 p.m. For more information or to register, please call 737-7979.

Information session - ICT program 7 p.m. in room ED-1001.

Thursday, May 27
Annual spring convocation, St. John’s campus

Friday, May 28
Annual spring convocation, St. John’s campus

Project Evaluation in a Project Management Environment 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in room B-4019. A complete seminar description is available at www.mun.ca/cmd.

Powering up Your Database with Access, Level 2, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information or to register, please call 737-7979.

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial University is hosting a reception to celebrate 30 years of engineering degrees at Memorial. Engineering alumni are invited to re-connect with fellow alumni and meet the newest graduates. This event will be hold at the NRC’s Institute for Ocean Technology, Atlantic Room, on the St. John’s campus, from 6-8 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Cash bar available.

Saturday, May 29
Spring flower show at the Botanical Garden, Mount Scio Road, from 12-5 p.m. Hosted by the Newfoundland Horticultural Society. Everyone welcome. Admission is free.

Knots and Splicing course from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information or to register, please call 737-7979.

Sunday, May 30

Students from Holy Trinity High School in Torbay
Students from Holy Trinity High School in Torbay jammin' new music together as part of the New Music Creation Project, sponsored by Sound Symposium. The project culminates in the Music of the Moment concert at D. F. Cook Recital Hall at the MUN School of Music, Sunday, May 30.

Music of the Moment, a new music concert, takes place at the D.F. Cook Recital Hall, MUN School of Music, St. John's at 8 p.m. Admission is free. Rob Power, Adam Staple and Sean Panting direct St. John’s music students in the writing, rehearsing and performance of new works — all done in one day. For more, see www.soundsymposium.com.

The annual Spring Flower Show continues at the Botanical Garden from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hosted by the Newfoundland Horticultural Society. Everyone welcome. Admission is free.

Family Days at the Botanical Garden 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information please call 737-8590 or e-mail amadden@mun.ca.

From Fill to Fabulous: Landscaping Basics course from 1-4 p.m. For more information or to register, please call 737-7979.

Splicing Double-braided Rope course 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information or to register, please call 737-7979.

Waterphone, by Dr. Kathy Browning
Dr. Kathy Browning, Education, has a one-person art show entitled Spirit of the North underway at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery from June 18 to Sept. 5. The show consists of 20 digital photographs and five musical instruments that she invented. This piece is called Waterphone.

Wednesday, June 2
Watercolour for Beginners, Level 2, course 7-9:30 p.m. For more information or to register, please call 737-7979.

Simply Accounting, Level 2, course 7-10 p.m. For more information or to register, please call 737-7979.

BBQ Techniques of the Pros course 7-9:30 p.m. For more information or to register, please call 737-7979.

Thursday, June 3
Final date to drop courses without academic prejudice, intersession

Change Management course 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information or to register, please call 737-7979.

The Values Added Community University Research Alliance (CURA) is sponsoring a seminar on the creation of the Rural Secretariat and the implications of the Strategic Social Plan, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the School of Business Boardroom, fourth floor. Guest speaker is Dr. Doug House, deputy minister, Department of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development and a representative of the Strategic Social Plan. Discussants: Dr. Larry Felt, Dept. of Sociology and Penelope Rowe Community Services Council of Newfoundland and Labrador. Host: Dr. Sandra MacDonald, School of Nursing, and a CURA team member. Space is limited. If you wish to attend contact Kenny Curlew, at 753 9860 by May 28.

Saturday, June 5
Plant sale 10 a.m. Botanical Garden. For more information, please call 737-8590, fax 737-8596 or e-mail amadden@mun.ca. All proceeds help the Friends help support MUN Botanical Garden.

Sunday, June 6
Incorporating Water Features in your Garden course 1:30-4:30 p.m. For more information or to register, please call 737-7979.

Monday, June 7
Advanced features of MS Excel 2000 course 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information or to register, call 737-7979.

ONGOING
CORNER BROOK

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 exhibition is open to the public until June 5. Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, see www.swgc.mun.ca/artgallery.

ST. JOHN’S
Inspired By Nature, an art exhibit by Monday's Company, will be on display at the Botanical Garden until Sunday, June 27. The exhibit will feature paintings in watercolour, acrylic and oil by local artists. This exhibit will be located in the conference room. Please call 737-8590 to confirm exhibit hours.


 


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