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March 31, 2005
 Out and About


Out and About

Thursday, March 31
MUN Cinema Series presents Bukowski: Born Into This 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall. See

Lecture with Glenn Blackwood, Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources, Marine Institute 7 p.m.-8 p.m. College of the North Atlantic, Stephenville. RSVP to Penny at 1-877-700-4081 or

Speaking of Engineering lecture series with Ruud Zoon, general manager, East Coast Development, who will talk about how important the East Coast is to Husky Energy and what the plan is for the future of our offshore oil and gas beyond White Rose, from 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Engineering, EN-2006. Parking is available in Lot 16.

The Newfoundland Historical Society is holding its monthly lecture at 8 p.m. in Hampton Hall, Marine Institute. Dr. John Mannion will be giving the George Story Lecture which is entitled Forging a New Identity? Irish Adaptations on the Newfoundland Shore, 1732-1765.

University Bookstore closed for inventory.

Psychology Department Colloquium Series presents–Animal Modeling of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Neural Mechanisms of Lasting Change in Anxiety Induced by Severe Stress, and Pharmacologica, 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Science Building, SN-2101.

The Doctoral Presentation series continues with Dr. Henry Schulz and Gerry White with a talk titled Methods Appropriate to Analyses with Missing Information 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Education Building, ED-5004/5.

The Lindisfarne Gospels: Society, Spirituality and the Scribe at 8 p.m. in Arts and Administration A-1043 with Dr. Michelle Brown, a world-renowned expert on early illuminated manuscripts.

Algebraic topology seminar 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Arts and Administration, A-3017. Transversality and Semi-Index II with Fida Mohamed, graduate student, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Friday, April 1
MUN Oxfam’s Ethical Fashion Show 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Breezeway Bar.

Oil on Ice film screening 1-2:30 p.m. Science Building, SN-2036.

Writing Winning Proposals seminar 10 a.m. ER-4002. Pre-registration required. Call the Div. of Lifelong Learning, 737-7979.

Math and Stats departmental colloquium 2-3 p.m. Mathematics, HH-3017. Finding Travelling Waves on Lattices: Advanced-Retarded Functional Differential Equations with Dr. Tony Humphries, McGill University.

Tuesday, April 5
Learn to Run Program 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Physical Education & Athletics, PE-2022. Contact 737-4782 or

Wednesday, April 6
Multispecies modeling and the quest for an ecosystem-based management framework with William McKim 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Science Building, SN-2105.

Dr. Dale Corbett, senior Canada Research Chair in Stroke and Neuroplasticity, will give a free public lecture titled Can Stem Cells be Used to Repair the Damaged Brain. 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Science Building, SN-2109.

Friday, April 8
Lectures end, winter semester.

Saturday, April 9
Spring Garden Party 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Fairmont Newfoundland, St. John’s. Presented by MUN Botanical Garden, the evening will feature: seminars and demonstrations on gardening and flower arranging and more; a silent auction; exhibits and dinner. Tickets are $100 per person ($40 tax receipt) and are available by calling 737-8590. All monies raised will help support the garden’s education programs.

Data Analysis seminar 9 a.m.-4 p.m. ED-4015. Contact 737-7979.

Tuesday, April 12
Regular meeting of the Senate.

Wednesday, April 13
Examinations begin, winter semester.

Wessex Society Lecture 8 p.m.-10 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute. Dr. Ron Whelan, Radiologist at St. Clare’s Hospital, will give an illustrated lecture based on his journey along the Northwest Passage in Northern Canada a few years ago.

Thursday, April 14
Basic Medical Sciences lecture 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Health Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre F. David Wilson, Smooth Muscle Research Group, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Calgary, will speak on Regulation of smooth muscle contraction: Novel mechanisms of Rho-associated kinase-and myosin light chain kinase-mediated contraction.

Friday, April 15
Survival Skills for the New Supervisor seminar 9 a.m.-4 p.m. ER-4002. Contact 737-7979.

Sunday, April 17
The St. John’s Club of the Canadian Federation of University Women, (CFUW) is seeking donations of used or new books for its annual spring book sale. Proceeds will be used for scholarships at MUN and for the Newfoundland art poster program in schools. To arrange for your donations of books to be dropped off or picked up, or for further information, please telephone 738-3239 or e-mail

Thursday, April 21
The Regulation of Drug Disposition and Adipocyte Biology by Inflammatory Mediators by Dr. Kerry Goralski, Department of Pharmacology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Health Sciences Centre, HSC-3454.

Friday, April 22
Examinations end, winter semester.