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Holocaust survivor Dr. Philip Riteman and Jim Steele chat at the reception following the Nov. 10 Ceremony of Remembrance, commemorating those who fought and died in the great wars, as Dorothy Riteman looks on. This year the film Quiet at Dawn, featuring Allan Hawco and Mark O’Brien as First World War soldiers, was incorporated into the ceremony.

Thursday, Nov. 25
MUN Cinema Series: Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work 7-9 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

New Directions in Breastfeeding Research 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Main Auditorium, HSC.

Music at Memorial: MUN Jazz Ensemble 8-10 p.m. D.F. Cook Recital Hall, M.O. Morgan Building.

UNB Law School information session 7-8 p.m. A-1043.

ISER Books Inventory Sale 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 297 Mount Scio Rd.

Newfoundland Historical Society Gilbert Higgins Lecture. Christopher Pratt presents Braving the Flag 8-10 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.

An Introduction to RefWorks 10-11:30 a.m. L-2028, QEII Library.

Inaugural LUMUN Forum on Labour and Society 5-7 p.m. Arts and Administration, AA-1046. Morgan Cooper, director of Faculty Relations at MUN, will present a talk titled Accommodating Difference in the Workplace: Guiding Principles and Recent Developments.

Friday, Nov. 26
Holy Eucharist 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Queen's College Chapel QC-3002.

Synergy Session: What's at Stake? Why Municipalities Must Manage Risk by Tom Cooper, Faculty of Business Administration, 12-1:30 p.m. ER-4002. Registration is required at or (709) 737-3143.

Quantization of distributional symmetries and invariance principles by Dr. Claus Köstler, Aberystwyth University, 12-1 p.m. HH-3017.

Body Image and Healthy Living in School Environments: results from a pilot study by Drs. LeAnne Petherick and Natalie Beausoleil, 1-2 p.m. Lecture Theatre B, The Health Sciences Centre.

Simon Winchester presents ATLANTIC: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories, 7-9 p.m. Johnson GEO Centre.

Cognitive Visual Perception Mechanism for Robots using Object-based Visual Attention, PhD oral defence of Yuanlong Yu, Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science, 2-4 p.m. IIC-2014.

Saturday, Nov. 27
The MUN Chamber Orchestra presents Coco Leung: 26 Years in the Making, 8-10 p.m. D.F. Cook Recital Hall, MUN School of Music.

Customer Appreciation Days at MUN Botanical Garden Gift Shop 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 306 Mount Scio Road.

Sea-Hawks basketball versus Saint Mary's 6-10 p.m. Field House.

Sunday, Nov. 28
Operation Toys for Kids Toy Drive at Sea-Hawks game 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Field House.

Customer Appreciation Days at MUN Botanical Garden Gift Shop 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 306 Mount Scio Road.

Sunday Morning Nature Hike 10-11 a.m. Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Rd.

Sunday Afternoon Family Programs at the Botanical Garden 2-3:30 p.m. 306 Mount Scio Rd.

Monday, Nov. 29
Department of Women's Studies presnets a talk by Professor John Bodner, Folklore and Social/Cultural Studies, Grenfell Campus, Too Stupid to Leave: Gender, Violence and Street Kid Vernacular Gender Theory, 12-1 p.m. Sally Davis Seminar Room, SN 4087.

Tuesday, Nov. 30
Blood Donor Clinic 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. University Centre - The Landing.

Putting Up Walls; Breaking Down Perceptions: Students Building Healthy Communities through a Habitat for Humanity Project, 12:30-2 p.m., ED-2030B.

Thursday, Dec. 2
MUN Cinema Series: Exit Through the Gift Shop 7-9 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Panel: Ethnomusicological Research and Community with Stephen Wild, 7:30-9 p.m. MMaP Gallery, second floor Arts and Culture Centre.

Research into Effective Teaching in Higher Education 12:30-2 p.m. ED-3005.

Gardiner Centre presents Investing in Employee Development Seminar 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Gardiner Centre - B4019. See or contact 864-2131.

Friday, Dec. 3
Back To The Future with the MUN Wind Ensemble 8-10 p.m. D.F. Cook Recital Hall, MUN School of Music.

SafetyNet presents Student Forum on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Research 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Hall.

Synthesis of (1,1,n,n)-Tetramethyl[n](2,11) Teropyrenophanes - Large and Highly Distorted Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, PhD oral defence of Brad Merner, Department of Chemistry, 2-4 p.m. IIC-2014.

Sunday, Dec. 5
MUN Festival and Chamber Choirs 3-5 p.m. The Kirk, St. John’s.

Monday, Dec. 6
Students, faculty and staff will pause and reflect during a special ceremony commemorating 1989’s Montreal Massacre. The vigil will be held in EN-2006 in the S. J. Carew (Engineering) Building. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by a small reception in the main lobby. Free parking is available in lots 16 and 16A.

Master of Management and Professional Accounting Information Session 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Business Dining Room.

Tuesday, Dec. 7
Global Cinema 2010 – Noodle, 7-9 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre.

Operation Toys for Kids will have K-Rock on campus with their 2nd annual Stuff the Shed. 7-10 a.m. St. John's Campus.

Gardiner Centre presents Leading Employees Through Organizational Change Seminar 9 a.m.-5 p.m. B-4019.

Thursday, Dec. 9
MUN Cinema Series: Howl 7-9 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Gardiner Centre presents Thinking Under Pressure seminar 9 a.m.-5 p.m. B-4019.

Memory Candlelight Service to Remember Those Who Have Died by Suicide 3-4 p.m. St. John's College Chapel

Monday, Dec. 13
Gardiner Centre presents The Business Analyst's Course (three-day seminar) 9 a.m.-5 p.m. B-4019.

Lipid Biomarkers and Essential Fatty Acids in Trophic Ecology and Nutrition of Age-0 Gadids, PhD oral defence of Louise Copeman, Department of Biology, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. IIC-2014.