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Vol 37  No 14
May 19, 2005


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Out and About

Thursday, May 19

WorkLife Balance: Nurturing a Healthy Life Balance seminar 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Facilities Management, FM-2004. These sessions are free of charge. Seating is limited. Open to faculty, staff, retirees and spouses. To register contact 737-4626 or nperry@mun.ca.

Friday, May 20

David Hawkins Lecture in the Health Sciences 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Main Auditorium, Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Lorne Tyrrell, former dean of medicine and dentistry at the University of Alberta, will speak on the topic From the Farm to Big Pharma: The Role of Animal Models in the Development of Viral Hepatitis Therapies.

Sunday, May 22

Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility 1 p.m.-3 p.m. University Centre, MUNSU Council Chambers. To sign up e-mail cesr@mun.ca International Day for Biological Diversity 1 p.m.-2 p.m. MUN Botanical Garden.

Monday, May 23

MUN Project Green will be collecting old phonebooks, academic calendars, lab manuals and such on the MUN campus during the week of May 23-27. MUN Campus and third floor UC. Please e-mail MUN Project Green at enviro@mun.ca for more info or to inform them of a pick-up. Phonebooks can also be dropped on the third floor of the UC during phonebook recycling week.

Tuesday, May 24

Speed reading and comprehension workshop 11 a.m.-12 p.m. University Centre, UC-5000. Register until May 24. Program starts Tuesday, May 24, and runs five weeks, two classes per week. Time Slot 4 (Monday and Wednesday at 11 a.m.). Time Slot 18 (Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m.)

Writing term papers and essays workshop 12 p.m.-1 p.m. University Centre, UC-5000. Presented by the Counselling Centre. Registration until May 24. Program starts Tuesday, May 24. Four weeks, two classes per week. Time Slot 16 (Tuesday and Thursday at 12 p.m.)

Wednesday, May 25

Time management workshop 12 p.m.-1 p.m. University Centre, UC-5000 The Counselling Centre offers this program. Register until May 25. Program starts Wednesday, May 25. Four weeks, two classes per week. Time Slot 5 (Monday and Wednesday at 12 p.m.)

Thursday, May 26

WorkLife Balance: A Life Balance Action Plan 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Facilities Management, FM-2004. This session is free of charge. Seating is limited. Open to faculty, staff, retirees and spouses. To register contact Nola Perry at 737-4626 or nperry@mun.ca.

Saturday, May 28

Spring Flower Show 12:30 p.m.-5 p.m. MUN Botanical Garden. Free admission.

Technical Servicesí flea market 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Parking Lot 16A at the corner Prince Phillip Drive and Clinch Crescent. Proceeds in aid of the Technical Services Scholarship Fund. Anyone wishing to donate items may do so by contacting Edna Spencer at 737-8313. Rain date is June 4 at the same time and location.

Sunday, May 29

The first annual spring concert by the Medical School Choir is in aid of the Newfoundland and Labrador Autism Society 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Cook Recital Hall, Music Building. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased from Paula Walsh at 437-1055.

Spring Flower Show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. MUN Botanical Garden.

Journalist and feminist activist Judy Rebick will be in St. Johnís to celebrate the launch of her book, Ten Thousand Roses, an oral history of feminism in the 1970s and Ď80s. She interviewed Newfoundlanders and Labradorians in her research. This is an open invitation to join Ms. Rebick and a panel of these women for readings from book. It is also planned to talk about what further needs to be done to redress gender inequalities. The event, sponsored by Memorial's Women's Studies Council, will take place in the University Club, fifth floor, Arts and Administration Building, at 5 p.m.

Monday, May 30, 2005

Calgary Chapter, Memorial University Alumni Association hosts Dr. Axel Meisen at an Alumni and Friends Breakfast in Calgary from 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. at the Conservatory, Delta Bow Valley, 209-4th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB. RSVP by Wednesday, May 25, 2005, to the Office of Alumni Affairs and Development at 1-877-700-4081, or rsvpalum@mun.ca.

Tuesday, May 31

Stress Management: Action Planning for Stress Resiliency 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Facilities Management, FM-2004. To register contact Nola Perry at 737-4626 or nperry@mun.ca. Seating is limited.

Friday, June 3

Art show at the Botanical Garden: Seasons of the Heart 10 a.m.-5 p.m. MUN Botanical Garden. A celebration of the seasons of the garden in watercolour by artist Michelle Whitten LaCour. This art exhibit will be on display at the Garden from June 3 to June 26. Exhibit hours will vary. Please call 737-8590 for the schedule.

Saturday, June 4

Spring plant sale 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. MUN Botanical Garden. For further information call 737-8590 or e-mail amadden@mun.ca.

Plant sale for art 10 a.m.-12:10 p.m. 117 Ennis Ave. This event helps fund the purchase and circulation to schools of Newfoundland Artistsí Posters. Sponsored by the Canadian Federation of University Women, St. Johnís, (CFUW).

Wednesday, June 8

Whatís in Bloom? Garden seminar and Lunch 12 p.m.-1:40 p.m. MUN Botanical Garden. Join Garden Director Dr. Wilf Nicholls on a relaxed stroll through the flower gardens to see what is happening in the flower gardens in June. To register, e-mail amadden@mun.ca.

Involvement of the Crk adapter proteins in the regulation of T cell activation, a lecture by Dr. Noah Isakov, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel, 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Health Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre G.

Oral presentation workshop 2 p.m.-4 p.m. University Centre, UC-5000. Presented by The Counselling Centre. Registration until June 8.

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