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Thursday, April 9

MUN Cinema presents The Necessities of Life. 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Volunteer Day 2009 12-2 p.m. UC-3018, University Centre.

Novel Post-Route Optimization Algorithms for Deep Submicron Technologies by Sanjeev Mahajan, Blaze DFM, Sunnyvale, California, 1-2 p.m. Engineering, EN-2022.

Tuesday, April 14

Annual Dump and Run: a community yard sale drop off begins 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sale dates: April 18-19, and April 24-25. West Hatcher House.

PhD oral defence of Suzanne McKenzie-Mohr, School of Social Work, titled Out From and Beyond Trauma: Women's Experiences of the Process From Rape to Living Well 11 a.m.-1 p.m. IIC-2014, Inco Innovation Centre.

Wednesday, April 15

The Instructional Development Office and the School of Graduate Studies presents Using the SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences) Software System 2:30-4 p.m. FM-1008, Facilities Management Building. Registration is required at or 737-3028.

Gardiner Centre presents Effective Meeting Management 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. B-4019, Business Administration.

Student Recruitment in a Changing World - Challenges and Opportunities by Shona Perry-Maidment, a candidate for the position of director, Office of Student Recruitment, 9:30-10:30 a.m. IIC-1004, Inco Innovation Centre.

Compromising Situations: Participation and Politics in the Sustainable Development of Canada’s Oceans, PhD oral defence of Reade Davis, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. IIC-2014, Inco Innovation Centre.

Friday, April 17

Deadline to submit proposal for GradSWEP funding 2009-10, 4 p.m. at the Centre for Career Development, UC-4002.

ACWWA presents Risk Assessment and Emergency Preparedness by Dr. Mehran Monabbati 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Industrial Seminar Center, Marine Institute.

Monday, April 20

Gardiner Centre presents Technical Report Writing 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. B-4019, Business Administration.

Tuesday, April 21

Department of Women’s Studies/Faculty of Arts presents The Blue Castle - Should Women Have the Vote? 8-9 p.m. The Ship Pub - Duckworth Street.

Gardiner Centre presents Fostering Respect & Dignity in the Workplace 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. B-4019, Business Administration.

Friday, April 24

The St. John’s Alumni Chapter of the Memorial University Alumni Association presents its 8th Annual Wine Tasting Evening. Join President Emeritus Dr. Arthur May in sampling a selection of fine wines, 7-10 p.m. Marine Institute Cafeteria, First Floor, Marine Institute. For ticket information, please call 709-737-2313, toll free 1-877-700-4081 or e-mail

Endocrinal Regulation of Appetite and Growth in Atlantic Cod (Gadus Morhua), PhD oral defence of Meiyu Xu, Department of Biology, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. IIC-2014, Inco Innovation Centre.

Tuesday, April 28

Onshore Petroleum History: The Untold Story of Western Newfoundland by Larry Hicks, Energy Branch, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Natural Resources, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Johnson GEO Centre, 175 Signal Hill Road, St. John's.