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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.
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.
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,
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
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
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
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
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
Tuesday, Oct. 14
Regular meeting of the Senate
Wednesday, Oct. 15
Lectures resume at St. John’s Campus and Sir Wilfred
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,