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October 2, 2003
 Out & About

Out & About

The Sixth Annual Memorial University Scholarship Golf Tournament

The Sixth Annual Memorial University Scholarship Golf Tournament was held last week at The Wilds in Salmonier. The tournament is supported by a number of businesses, organizations and university departments. Since it began it has raised over $107,000 for the scholarship fund and distributed over $15,000 in scholarships to deserving students at Memorial. This year’s scholarship winners are all in their second year of study and received $1,200 scholarships each. (Pictured, L-R) Dr. Bill Redden, tournament co-ordinator; Julie Brophy, Conception Bay South; Matthew Appleby, St. John’s; Sean Martin, St. John’s; Evan Martin, Pasadena; Noel Green, Bank of Nova Scotia and tournament chairman.
Thursday, Oct. 2
Angel lecture – The F.W. Angel Memorial Lecture 2003 takes place at 8 p.m. in the D.F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. James Burke, noted science historian and author, will speak on innovation and change.

Linux lecture – There is a presentation on the Gentoo Linux Distribution with demo at 7:30 p.m. in room EN-2022. For more, see www.slug.nf.net.

Film series – MUN Cinema Series continues with Winged Migration aka Le Peuple Migrateur. (France/Germany/
Italy/Spain 2003) 81 min. Documentary. Directed by Jacques Cluzaud, Michel Debats and Jacques Perrin. All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Basketball Fundraiser – The Friends of the Men's Basketball Sea~Hawks (Hawk Eyes Basketball Club) will be hosting its first annual fund-raising dinner and auction at 6:30 p.m. at the Delta Hotel, St. John's. For tickets to this event, please contact Derek Langdon @ 685-8408 or email (derek@m5.ca).

Friday, Oct. 3
KBE conference
– The Knowledge-Based Economy and Regional Economic Development: An International Perspective takes place at the Delta Hotel in St. John’s. For more information see www.ce.mun.ca/kbe/conference

Saturday, Oct. 4
Potato Festival
– The Botanical Garden annual Potato Festival goes ahead from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission: Donation of a non-perishable food item for the Community Food Sharing Association. For more information please call 737-8590.

Men's Soccer – The MUN Sea-Hawks take on St, Mary’s University at 3 p.m. at King George V Soccer Pitch.
Book launch – A new book of poems by Mary Dalton of the Department of English is being launched by Vehicule Press of Montreal at The Art Gallery of the LSPU Hall from 4-6.30 p.m. Come help celebrate. Cash bar, complimentary nibbles, a few tunes.

Chinese Mid-Autumn Party – MUN Chinese Scholars and Students Association will host a party in the first floor hall of Hatcher Building at 7 p.m. It is a get-together for mid-autumn festival, as well as welcoming new Chinese students in MUN, and celebrating Chinese National Day.

Sunday, Oct. 5
Men's Soccer
– The MUN Sea-Hawks take on St, Mary’s University at 1:30 p.m. at King George V Soccer Pitch.
Tuesday, Oct. 7

Soccer fund-raiser – The annual scholarship fund-raising soccer game against the varsity teams, sponsored by the Varsity Soccer Booster Club, will take place Tuesday Oct. 7, at Hatcher Field starting at 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 8
Wessex lecture
– The Wessex Society's first public lecture of the season will be held on at 8 p.m., at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Road. John Joy, lawyer and consul for Iceland, will speak on The Coopering Industry in Newfoundland.

Basketball tourney – The Hawk Eyes Invitational Basketball Tournament kicks off at the Field House at 7 p.m. and continues through Saturday.

Thursday, Oct. 9
Film series
– MUN Cinema Series continues with Owning Mahowny. Rated R for language and some sexuality. Directed by Richard Kwietniowski. With Philip Seymour Hoffman, Minnie Driver, Maury Chaykin, John Hurt, Sonja Smits, et al. All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Lecture on nuclear war – Dr. Allan Connolly, president of Physicians for Global Survival, will give a lecture starting at 7 p.m. in the main auditorium of the Health Sciences Centre. His lecture is part of activities hosted by the MUN Medical Students’ Society and the Division of Community Health featuring the exhibition, Connecting the Dots: Surviving Nuclear War in 2003. The exhibition is a poster and video series from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum of Japan. It will be on display in the Faculty of Medicine foyer Oct. 8-9, on the third floor of the Memorial Student Centre Oct. 10 and in the main foyer of the Leonard A. Miller Centre Oct. 13-14.

Sunday, Oct. 12
Family Days at the Garden
— Trees Are Terrific from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Botanical Garden, Mount Scio Road.
Monday, Oct. 13

Thanksgiving Day. No lectures. Fall semester break begins at St. John’s Campus and Sir Wilfred Grenfell College.

Tuesday, Oct. 14

Regular meeting of the Senate

Wednesday, Oct. 15
Lectures resume at St. John’s Campus and Sir Wilfred Grenfell College

Thursday, Oct. 16
Classes will follow the Tuesday timetable on this day only

Film series – MUN Cinema Series continues with All The Real Girls. Rated R for language and some sexuality. In association with the St John’s International Women’s Film and Video Festival. Directed by David Gordon Green. With Paul Schneider, Zooey Deschanel, Patricia Clarkson, Shea Whigham, et al. All 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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