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Thursday, Jan. 15
Instructional Development Office presents Academic Blogs: Why and How (You Might Use Them) 12:30-2 p.m. ED-1001, Education Building. Registration is required. Contact instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028.

Using the Grade Book in Desire2Learn 1:30-4 p.m. Education, E-1001.

MUN Cinema presents Synecdoche, New York. 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Natural History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador presents The Voyages of Joshua – In Darwin’s Wake and Beyond with boat builders, naturalists, and explorers Mark and Fraser Carpenter 8-10 p.m. Botanical Garden conference room.

PhD oral defence of Janine Woodrow, Faculty of Medicine, titled Calcitonin Modulates Skeletal Mineral Loss During Lactation Through Interactions in Mammary Tissue and Directly Through Ostoeclasts in Bone 10 a.m.-12 p.m. IIC-1004, Inco Innovation Centre.

Open House – Faculty of Medicine 12:30-2 p.m. Health Science Centre, Lecture Theatre B.

Friday, Jan. 16
MUCEP Week deadline 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 4th Floor, University Centre.

Muslim Students’ Association at MUN are holding a Gaza Awareness Campaign 12-2 p.m. on the third floor, University Centre.

The Department of Women’s Studies Speakers’ Series will hold a presentation by Dr. Silvia Luraghi, University of Pavia, Italy, Italian Women at Work. 2-3 p.m. Science Building, SN-4087.

Vitamin D and skin cancer: Is it protective? The sunlight dilemma by Dr. Daniel D. Bikle, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 9-10 a.m. Lecture Theatre D, Health Sciences Centre.

Saturday, Jan. 17
Memorial basketball vs. St. Francis Xavier 6 and 8 p.m. Field House.

Sunday, Jan. 18
Memorial basketball vs. St. Francis Xavier 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Field House.

Monday, Jan. 19
Harris Centre, Memorial Presents lecture: Our Energy Resources: For Export Only, or also for Development? a free public lecture with Prof. Andy Fisher. 7:30-9 p.m. IIC-2001, Inco Innovation Centre. Live webcast also at www.mun.ca/harriscentre.

Tuesday, Jan. 20
Global Cinema Series features Black Book (Netherlands, 2006), 7-10 p.m. IIC-2001, Inco Innovation Centre.

Music, Media and Culture Lecture Series: Fieldwork Ethics in Ethnomusicology and Folklore: A Panel Discussion 7:30-9:30 p.m. MMaP Gallery, Arts & Culture Centre (2nd floor).

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

Breathing Beyond Being: the Burden and Buoyancy of Levinas’ Infinite Responsibility with Dr. Michelle Rebidoux, Department of Religious Studies, 2-3:20 p.m. Science Building, SN-2041.

Ancient Volcanoes of Newfoundland, and their importance to us today by Dr. Andrew Kerr, Geological Survey, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Natural Resources 7:30-9 p.m. The Johnson GEO Centre, 175 Signal Hill Road, St. John's.

SARS and Illness Narratives: An Examination of an Epidemic, PhD oral defence of Jon D. Lee, Department of Folklore, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. IIC-2014, Inco Innovation Centre.

Wednesday, Jan. 21
Succession Planning at Memorial 10 a.m.-12 p.m. IIC-1004, Inco Innovation Centre. Registration is necessary at lmbest@mun.ca.

Aging and Short-Term Memory: The Effects of Task Difficulty by Gerry Tehan and Kerry Neale, University of Southern Queensland, Australia, 4-5 p.m. SN-2101, Science Building.

Thursday, Jan. 22
Gardiner Centre presents Delivering Exceptional Customer Service 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Business, BN-4019.

Friday, Jan. 23
The Department of Women’s Studies Speakers’ Series is holding a presentation by Dr. Phyllis Artiss, retired faculty member, Department of English, titled Parachuting as a Retirement Project, 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Science, SN-4087.

Saturday, Jan. 24
Banff Mountain Film Festival 7 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre Theatre.
Canadian Cancer Society MUN Relay for Life 7 p.m. Field House.

Sunday, Jan. 25
Banff Mountain Film Festival 7 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre Theatre.

Monday, Jan. 26
Music Therapy in Newfoundland and Labrador, Part 1, with facilitator Susan LeMessurier Quinn, MMT MTA, 7-10 p.m. Petro-Canada Hall, School of Music. Admission is free but pre-registration is encouraged. Call 737-7979 or see www.mun.ca/lifelonglearning.

Wednesday, Jan. 28
Are Humans Unsustainable by Nature? By the originator of the “ecological footprint” analyses, William Rees, 7:30 p.m. Inco Centre Auditorium.
Gardiner Centre presents Interpersonal Negotiating Techniques 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Business, BN-4019.

Serial Collaboration: Small World Activities and The Global Community, PhD oral defence of Lynne McNeill, Department of Folklore, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. IIC-2014, Inco Innovation Centre.

Friday, Jan. 30
MUN Project Green presents 4th Annual Atlantic Sustainable Campuses Conference 12-10 p.m. St. John’s campus.

Memorial volleyball vs. Dalhousie 6-7:30 p.m. Field House.

PhD oral defence of Esam Jassim, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, titled Locating Hydrate Deposition in Multiphase Compressed Natural Gas Flow Lines Using Computational Fluid Dynamic Techniques, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. IIC-1004, Inco Innovation Centre.

Saturday, Jan. 31
4th Annual Atlantic Sustainable Campuses Conference continues 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. St. John’s campus.

The Geek Society presents Winter-een-mas 2009 12-11:50 p.m. Pete’s Place, Hatcher House.

Graduate Women’s Symposium: Success in the Academy 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. ED-1014, Education Building.

Memorial basketball vs. UPEI 6 and 8 p.m. Field House.

Memorial volleyball vs. Dalhousie 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. Field House

Sunday, Feb. 1
Memorial basketball vs. UPEI 9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m.

Monday, Feb. 2
Music Therapy in Newfoundland and Labrador, Part 2, with facilitator Susan LeMessurier Quinn, 7-10 p.m. Faculty of Medicine, Main Auditorium.

CIHR call for letters of intent deadline 9 a.m. Research and Graduate Studies.

Tuesday, Feb. 3
Global Cinema Series features The Return 7 p.m. IIC-2001, Inco Innovation Centre. Presented by Frederick White.
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