Out and About
Thursday, July 21
Self Assembly in Colloids: Crystal growth and photonics via the control of interaction forces and surfaces, a talk by Dr. Anand Yethiraj, Physics and Physical Oceanography, as part of the Surface and Interface Science Seminar Series 12-1 p.m. Chemistry-Physics, C-2045. This seminar series is aimed at a broad audience and highlights research at Memorial involving surfaces and interfaces. These talks will be of use to a broad spectrum of researchers who might not consider themselves surface scientists but who nonetheless do encounter interfacial effects in their work. See www.chem.mun.ca/surfaces.
Friday, July 22
Lunchtime Concert ≠ Mopaya 12:30-1:30 p.m. Harbourside Park, St. Johnís. Downtown lunchtime concert series offered to the residents and visitors of the city of St. Johnís.
Population Structure in Wild Cod and the Genetic Similarity of Farmed Strains: A Journey from St. Johnís in 1975, a lecture by Tom Cross, a professor in molecular genetics from the Department of Zoology, Ecology and Plant Science/Environmental Research Institute, National University of Ireland Cork, 1-2 p.m. Ocean Sciences Centre - Challenger Room.
Tuesday, July 26
Memorialís St. Johnís campus hosts CARTO 2005 July 26-30. The Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA) and the Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA) are hosting this event which will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the CCA. The plenary session on July 27 will feature Dr. Henry Castner, a distinguished cartographer and scholar of the history of cartography. The conference will also include a number of workshops on map production, sessions on metadata, data archiving, education in geography, GIS in Library Instruction, and atlas production, just to name a few. There will also be map exhibits in the First Space Art Gallery in Queen Elizabeth II Library. Interested members of Memorialís community are invited to attend. For an overview of the conference schedule visit http://staff.library.mun.ca/CARTO2005/
Thursday, July 28
Interfacial Imaging of Soft Nanostructured Materials Talk by Dr. Kaushik Nag (Biochemistry) as part of the Surface and Interface Science Seminar Series, 12-1 p.m. Chemistry-Physics, C-2045. For more, see www.chem.mun.ca/surfaces.
Friday, July 29
Lessons in Leadership: Madly Off in All Directions 1:30-4:30 p.m. Business, BN-3007. As a kick-off to its 20th reunion, the B.Comm. class of 1985 is holding a leadership forum, titled Madly Off in All Directions, which reflects the many different directions taken by B.Comm. grads. The program is broken down into two sessions:
The Journey So Far - Seven different grads share who they are and what they do in the world. (Two hours); and Where Do I Go from Here? This is set up as an open forum with panellists representing the Class of í85, 2005, 2006 and moderated by a Student in 2007. This event is fully endorsed by the Dean of Business Dr. Gary Gorman. The session is also being supported by ACE Memorial whose members are fulfilling different roles during the event.
Botanical Garden Art Group Show 10 a.m.-5 p.m. MUN Botanical Garden. A collection of works by the Botanical Garden Art Group. Media includes acrylic, quache, pen and ink, pencil, oil and watercolours. Exhibit dates: July 29 - Aug. 21. Exhibit hours will vary. Please call 737-8590 for the schedule.
Lunchtime Concert Series ≠ Peter Narvaez Trio 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. City Hall Courtyard. Downtown lunchtime concert series offered to the residents and visitors of the city of St. Johnís.
Thursday, Aug. 4
A non-expertís approach to surface science and its impact in artificial photosynthetic devices, a talk by Dr. David W. Thompson, Chemistry, as part of the Surface and Interface Science Seminar Series, 12-1 p.m. Chemistry-Physics, C-2045. For more, see www.chem.mun.ca/surfaces.