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Thursday, April 30

Newfoundland Historical Society monthly lecture and AGM. A panel discussion with authors of the recently published Short History of Newfoundland and Labrador 8-9:30 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Road.

Instructional Development Office and School of Graduate Studies presents Communicating About Your Research to a Diverse Audience 2-3:30 p.m. ED-3005, Education Building. Registration required at instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028.

Friday, May 1

April Arnott Memorial Scholarship fundraising dance/party 8:30-11:50 p.m. Reid Community Centre, Mount Pearl.

Botanical Garden season opening 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 306 Mount Scio Road.

Department of Geography - Blue Box Seminar Series. Reconstructing Sea Level Change: What Can the Past Tell Us about the Future? by Dr. Robin Edwards, senior lecturer in Earth Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 1-2 p.m. SN-2012, Science Building.

Junior Naturalist Camp Registration at the Botanical Garden 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday, May 2

Botanical Garden Spring Clean-up 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. sponsored by the Friends of MUN Botanical Garden.

International Student Advising Office and Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism present an information session on the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Inco Centre, IIC-2001.

Monday, May 4

ABC’s of Composting free lecture 12-1 p.m. Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road.

A free public screening of A Sense of Wonder, a film about Rachel Carson’s A Sense of Wonder 7-9 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre, IIC-2001.

Tuesday, May 5

Vermicomposting, a free lunchtime lecture, 12-1 p.m. Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road.

DELT presents Introduction to Desire2Learn workshop 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Education, E-1001.

Wednesday, May 6

Equal Voice Experiences 2:30-4 p.m. Engineering, EN-1001.

Canadian Society for 18th Century Studies Conference planning session 1-2 p.m. Arts, AA-3018.

Getting the Most From Your Soil - free lecture 12-1 p.m. Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road.

Celebrate North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (May 3-9). Meet Sheila Miller, director and the new Department of Health and Safety, 10-11:30 a.m. UC-3018, University Centre.

Instructional Development Office and School of Graduate Studies presents Supervising International Graduate Students workshop for faculty 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. ED-3005, Education Building. Registration required at instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028

Thursday, May 7

Waking up your Spring Garden Bed - free lecture 12-1 p.m. Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road.

Gardiner Centre presents Transforming your Organization to an E-Business: Growing with your Customers 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. B-4019, Business Administration.

Interpreting Statistical Tables and Using Data Extractors by Laine Ruus, data librarian, University of Toronto. This two-day event takes place in room L-2028, QE II Library. For details about the sessions, see today.mun.ca. RSVP Aspi Balsara at abalsara@mun.ca or ext. 7427.

Gardening Workshop: Elementary Plant Propagation, with Tim Walsh, nursery manager, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Botanical Garden.

Friday, May 8

Planting a Half-Barrel, a free lecture presented by Tim Walsh, nursery manager, 12 a.m.-1 p.m. Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road.

PhD oral defence of Amit Kudale, Department of Chemistry, titled Inverse Electron Demand Diels-Alder Reactions of Electron-Deficient Coumarin-Fused Dienes, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. IIC-2014, Inco Innovation Centre.

Sunday, May 10

Three Cheers For Composting Family Program 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road.

Monday, May 11

Gardiner Centre presents The Fundamentals of Project Management 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. B-4019, Business Administration.

Tuesday, May 12

DELT presents Uploading Files and Managing Content in Desire2Learn 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Education, E-1001.


Wednesday, May 13

Wessex Society Lecture. Dr. David Quinton will give a talk, accompanied by film, on Newfoundland links with the West Country of England, 8-10 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.

Not a Nation? (Or Does Newfoundland Nationalism Make Historical Sense?) 7:30-9:30 p.m. IIC-2001, Inco Innovation Centre. Dr. Sean Cadigan, History; David Cochrane, CBC; and Dr. Godfrey Baldacchino, UPEI will discuss the rising tide of nationalism in Newfoundland and Labrador. Free admission. Sponsored by The Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development.

Thursday, May 14

Retirement reception for Dr. Richard Neuman 3-6 p.m. The Fluvarium. Contributions may be made to any of the secretarial staff in the Division of BioMedical Sciences. RSVP by May 6 so the food and beverage order may be placed.

Tuesday, May 19

Department of Women’s Studies/Faculty of Arts presents The Blue Castle. This week, joint presentations on Cassie Brown by Nancy Earle and Joan Sullivan, 8-9 p.m. The Ship Pub.

DELT presents Using the Gradebook in Desire2Learn 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Education, E-1001.

Instructional Development Office and School of Graduate Studies present Meet RefWorks: Your Bibliographic Information Organizer workshop 10-11:30 a.m. L-2028, QE II Library. Registration required at instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028.

The Artist as Rural Entrepreneur with Charlotte Jones, SWGC Art Gallery; Gaylene Buckle, Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador; and Shirley Montague, Trails, Tales and Tunes Festival 7-9 p.m. Bonne Bay Marine Station, Norris Point. Presented by the Harris Centre.

Wednesday, May 20

Instructional Development Office and School of Graduate Studies present Meet RefWorks: Your Bibliographic Information Organizer, 10-11:30 a.m. L-2028, QEII Library. Registration required at instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028.

Comparing Multiple Treatments to Both Positive and Negative Controls, Department of Mathematics and Statistics colloquium with Nairanjana Dasgupta, Department of Statistics, Washington State University, 2-3 p.m. Mathematics, HH-3017.

Gardiner Centre presents Business Correspondence Writing: Writing it Right 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. B-4019, Business Administration.

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