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Vol 38  No 3
September 22, 2005




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Out and About

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Out and About

On the downs

Acclaimed artist Gerry Squires led 11 painters, Sept. 10, on an artistic exploration of the Ferryland Downs, an area that has figured significantly in Squires’ own creative legacy. The day included a picnic lunch provided by Lighthouse Picnics. The workshop was organized by the Division of Lifelong Learning.

Thursday, Sept. 22

MUN Cinema presents Head-On/Gegen die Wand 7-9 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall. See

Speaking of Engineering lecture series features Shape and Structure, from Engineering to Nature by Dr. Adrian Bejan 7:30-9 p.m. Engineering, EN-4002.

Drama specialization and the diploma in performance and communications media will hold auditions for the fall production on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 4-7 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 25, from 1-3 p.m. in the Reid Theatre, Arts and Administration Bldg. This year’s play is Red Noses, a huge farce. They need jugglers and clowns and everyone who wants to get involved. No experience necessary. Everyone welcome.

Curing Experimental Hypertension by Transplanting Previously-Treated Hypertensive Kidneys? by Dr. Michael Adams, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lecture Theatre I, School of Pharmacy.

High School Teachers’ Perceptions of Their Working Environment in Newfoundland: A Grounded Theory Study, PhD oral defence of Lynda Jane Younghusband, 2-5 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre, Room IIC-2014.

Friday, Sept. 23

Students from the diploma program in performance and communications media present Friday Afternoon at the Movies at 4 p.m. in the Arts and Administration Building, AA-1046, featuring video productions from the English 4400 directing course. Each video features a short scene from a play and varies in length from four to eight minutes. Scenes from the following plays will be shown: Angels in America, Days of Wine and Roses, Three Dogs Barking, On Edge, Butler’s Marsh, The Goat or Who is Sylvia? and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf?

Sunday, Sept. 25

Nature Art Workshop Series for Children 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m. MUN Botanical Garden. Contact 737-8590, e-mail or visit

Monday, Sept. 26

Speed Reading and Comprehension Workshop for students 11 a.m.-12 p.m. UC-5002B.

Psychology Department Colloquium Series presents a talk titled The Criminal Profiling Delusion: A Model of Belief Formation by Dr. Brent Snook, Psychology, 1-2 p.m. Science Building, SN-2067.

Tuesday, Sept. 27

Writing term papers and essays workshop for students 1-2 p.m. UC-5002B.

Wednesday, Sept. 28

WAMUN fall reception and membership registration 8-10 p.m. Genesis Boardroom, 4th level, Spencer Hall. Contact Eleanor Nesbitt at 754-0355 or or visit

Thursday, Sept. 29

MUN Cinema presents Saving Face 7-9 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall. See

Friday, Sept. 30

David Rogosin presents a lecture recital on Olivier Messiaen’s massive, mystical and marvellous work for solo piano, 8-10 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, MU-1045.

Saturday, Oct. 1

Nature Art Workshop Series for Children 2:30 - 4 p.m. Botanical Garden. Contact 737-8590, e-mail or visit

Wednesday, Oct. 5

Bulbs for spring: lecture and lunch 12-1:40 p.m. Anna Templeton Centre, 278 Duckworth Street. Join Todd Boland, the Botanical Garden’s research horticulturist, as he describes the many selections of fall-planted bulbs which may be planted now for a glorious display next spring. E-mail or call 737-8590.

Oral presentation workshop for students 3-5 p.m. UC-5002B.

Saturday, Oct. 8

October Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs Competition 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Botanical Garden Display Room. Contact Dr. Wilf Nicholls at 737-3326.

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Getting to the Guts: A Surgeon’s Journey 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lecture Theatre A, HSC. Dr. Mary K. Wells starts of this fall’s Mini Medical and Health Sciences School with a journey through the gastrointestinal tract.

Friday, Oct. 14

Opening of the Garden Art Show: Where My Brush Takes Me 2005 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Botanical Garden. This is a group exhibition of watercolour paintings of 19 local artists who work regularly with Margaret Best. The majority of their art work is landscape and botanical in nature. Exhibit dates: Oct. 14-Dec. 2. Exhibit hours will vary.


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