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Out and About

Thursday, Sept. 3

  • Grand Opening the Commons Classroom 10-11:30 a.m. L-2028, QE II Library.

Friday, Sept. 4

  • Free admission at Botanical Garden 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 306 Mount Scio Rd.
  • PhD oral defence of Selena Joy Williams, Faculty of Medicine, titled The Role of Intergrins in Uterine Smooth Muscle Contraction during Pregnancy and Labour, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. IIC-2014, Inco Innovation Centre.

Tuesday, Sept. 8

  • Mapping the gene networks that govern RNA metabolism by Dr. Ata Ghavidel, University Health Network, Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto, and a candidate for a faculty position in Gene Expression in the Department of Biochemistry. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Science Building, SN-4015.
  • PhD oral defence for Jill Allison, Department of Anthropology, titled Affirmations, Contestations and Contradictions: Experiences of Infertility in Ireland, 2-4 p.m. IIC-2014, Inco Innovation Centre.

Wednesday, Sept. 9

  • Food Bank annual general meeting 1-2 p.m. in FM-2034. Interested members of the university community are invited to attend.
  • Memorial Toastmasters Club 7-9 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre IIC-2014.

Thursday, Sept. 10

  • Regulation of Gene Expression and Cell Fate by Dr. Sherri Christian, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, and a candidate for a faculty position in Gene Expression in the Department of Biochemistry. 1-2 p.m. Science Building, SN- 4015.

Friday, Sept. 11

  • Introduction to Desire2Learn 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. C-2003, Chemistry-Physics Building. Visit www.distance.mun.ca and click on Desire2Learn Workshops.

Saturday, Sept. 12

  • All’s Fair in Love and War, a concert with Duo Concertante 8-10 p.m. D.F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music.
  • Plant sale at the Botanical Garden 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 306 Mount Scio Rd.
  • Graduate Student Orientation 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre, Atrium and IIC-2001. See www.mun.ca/sgs/orientation.php for details.

Monday, Sept. 14

  • Blood Donor Clinic 10 a.m.-4 p.m. University Centre.
  • Using the Grade Book in Desire2Learn 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. C-2003, Chemistry-Physics Building.
  • Introduction to Desire2Learn 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Education, E-1001.

Tuesday, Sept. 15

  • Maritime Studies Research Group present Dr. Ross Klein and Dr. Valerie Burton speaking on Cruise and Passenger Liners: Past and Present Reflections on Labour Matters, 4-5 p.m. Henrietta Harvey Building, HH-1014.
  • Blood Donor Clinic, 11:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m. and 4:45-7:30 p.m. R. Gushue Hall - Upper Level.
  • A screening of Zanzibar Soccer Queens, a film by Florence Ayrisi, 8 p.m. Inco Centre, IIC-2001. The Department of Women’s Studies and the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival Fundraising Film present this screening as a fundraiser for the Master of Women’s Studies Graduate Travel Award.
  • Gardiner Centre presents Conflict Man­agement and Resolution 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. B-4019, Business Administration.
  • Introduction to Desire2Learn 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Education, E-1001.
  • Memorial University Scholarship Golf Tournament 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. The Wilds at Salmonier River. To register please call, 709-737-8238.

Wednesday, Sept. 16

  • Memorial Toastmasters Club 7-9 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre, IIC-2014.
  • Introduction to Elluminate Live! 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Education, E-2030B.
  • Introduction to Desire2Learn 12-2:30 p.m. Education, E-1001.
  • The Rooms, in partnership with Memorial University’s Faculty of Arts, presents How Art Brings Us to Ourselves with Dr. Melinda Pinfold, historian of art, design and visual culture, University of Alberta, 7 p.m. The Rooms Theatre, Level 1.

Thursday, Sept. 17

  • Gardiner Centre presents Priority Time Management and Workload Balance 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. B-4019, Business Administration.
  • Introduction to Desire2Learn 1:30-4 p.m. Education, E-1001.
  • Maintaining Fishing Communities - Harvest Strategies and Allocation Methods, a public lecture with Dr. Ray Hilborn, a professor in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington and a specialist in natural resource management and conservation, 7:30-9:30 p.m. IIC-2001, Inco Innovation Centre. Sponsored by the Dialogue on Advancing Global Sustainability.

Friday, Sept. 18

  • Assessment Techniques in Desire2Learn 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. C-2003, Chemistry-Physics Building.
  • PhD oral defence of Stephanie Hancock, Department of Psychology, titled Stress and the Development of Disordered Eating in Rats, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Inco Centre, IIC-3001.

Saturday, Sept. 19

  • Dark Boat, a concert with Paul Bendzsa and Rob Power, 8 p.m. Petro-Canada Hall, School of Music.

Sunday, Sept. 20

  • A New Vision for Aging in Canada by Moses Znaimer, national president of CARP, 2-4:30 p.m. Health Sciences Centre Auditorium. Sponsored by the St. John’s-Avalon Chapter of CARP, the Canadian Association for Retired Persons, and the Memorial Pensioners Association.

Monday, Sept. 21

  • Introduction to Desire2Learn 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Education, E-1001.
  • Introduction to Desire2Learn 6:30-9 p.m. Education, E-1001.

Tuesday, Sept. 22

  • Gardiner Centre presents Performance Coaching and Development 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. B-4019, Business Administration.
  • Introduction to Desire2Learn 1:30-4 p.m. Education, E-1001.

Wednesday, Sept. 23

  • Memorial Toastmasters Club 7-9 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre IIC-2014.
  • Introduction to Desire2Learn 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Education, E-1001.
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