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Vol 38  No 4
October 13, 2005


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Out and About

An Evening With Seamus Heaney

Arts students, Jill Butler, Duncan Major, Sara Inkpen, Danny Tulk, Katie Baggs, Adrienne Curran, and Lesleigh Smith, accompanied by Kevin Major, Writer-in-Residence at Memorialís overseas campus in Harlow, England, met the Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney at a literary festival organized by Magdalen College, Cambridge. The students are part of the Landscape and Literature Program, organized by Drs. Michael and Annette Staveley. The group had recently returned from a tour of Yorkshire and the Lake District, including visits to Fountains Abbey, York, Ripon, Haworth, Saltaire, Grasmere and Coniston.

Thursday, Oct. 13

MUN Cinema presents Murderball 7-9 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall. See www.mun.ca/cinema.

Customer Service Essentials 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Call Lifelong Learning at 737-7979.

Friday, Oct. 14

Opening of Garden Art Show: Where My Brush Takes Me 2005

10 a.m.-5 p.m. MUN Botanical Garden.

The 2005 Pratt Lecture will feature internationally recognized poet, typographer, cultural historian and linguist Robert Bringhurst with a lecture The Silence that is not Poetry and the Silence that is 8-9 p.m. Reid Theatre, Arts and Administration Bldg.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Fall gardening workshop ≠ Putting Your Garden To Bed 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Botanical Garden, Mount Scio Road. E-mail amadden@mun.ca or call 737-8590.

Sunday, Oct. 16

Dermot OíReilly and Fergus OíByrne live 8:30-11:30 p.m. Bitterís Pub.

Monday, Oct. 17

Introduction to WebCT 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Chemistry-Physics, C-2003. Contact instrdev@mun.ca.

Tuesday, Oct. 18

Fundamentals of Web Design 7-9:30 p.m. Call Lifelong Learning at 737-7979.

Citizen Anthropologist? a public seminar by Dr. Robin Whitaker, Department of Anthropology 12-1:30 a.m. Arts and Administration, A-2073.

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Mini Medical and Health Sciences School presents Exploring Ways to Prevent Heart Attacks with cardiologist Dr. Bruce Sussex, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lecture Theatre A, HSC. For registration and fee information, see www.med.mun.ca/cchpe or call 777-7077.

The Academic Advising Centre will be conducting an information session to review the admission requirements for the B.Comm. (co-op) and BBA programs 1-2 p.m. Science Building, SN-4040.

The Academic Advising Centre will be conducting an information session to review the admission requirements for the bachelor of nursing program 1-2 p.m. Science Building, SN-4038.

Masculinities Reading Group 4:30-6 p.m. GSU Board Room, Feild Hall.

Developing Teaching Plans 12:30-2 p.m. Education, ED-2030B. Contact instrdev@mun.ca.

Suicide Bombing as Strategy and Interaction with Dr. Robert Brym, professor of sociology at the University of Toronto and associate at the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, 1-2 p.m. Arts and Administration, A-1043.

Thursday, Oct. 20

MUN Cinema, in conjunction with The St. Johnís International Womenís Film Festival, presents Sabah, 7-9 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall. See www.mun.ca/cinema.

Blooms, Bark and Foliage: Fall Garden Walk and Lunch 12-1:40 p.m. Botanical Garden, Mount Scio Road. E-mail amadden@mun.ca or call 737-8590 for schedule and fee information.

Friday, Oct. 21

NRC Institute for Ocean Technology open house 9 a.m.-4 p.m. NRC Institute for Ocean Technology.

Marine Habitat Mapping Newman Sound, Terra Nova National Park, by Alison Copeland, masterís graduate student, Department of Geography, 4-5 p.m. Science Building, SN-2018.

Varsity womenís soccer 5:30-7 p.m. King George V Soccer Field, St. Johnís. Mount Allison versus Memorial.

Varsity menís soccer 7:30-9 p.m. King George V Pitch, St. Johnís. Mount Allison versus Memorial.

Saturday, Oct. 22

Varsity womenís soccer 2-3:30 p.m. King George V Pitch, St. Johnís. Mount Allison versus Memorial.

Varsity menís soccer 4-5:30 p.m. King George V Pitch, St. Johnís. Mount Allison versus Memorial.

Tuesday, Oct. 25

Speed Reading and Comprehension Workshop for students 2-3 p.m. UC-5002B.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

Mini Medical and Health Sciences School presentation by Dr. Leslie Phillips, Pharmacy, and Dr. Kellie LeDrew, Psychiatry, on Depression: Optimizing Outcomes and Improving Lives, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lecture Theatre A, HSC. For registration and fee information, see www.med.mun.ca/cchpe or call 777-7077.

The Academic Advising Centre will be conducting an information session to review admission requirements for the psychology programs. 1-2 p.m. Science Building, SN-4040.

The Academic Advising Centre will be conducting an information session to review admission requirements for the Faculty of Arts programs 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Science Building, SN-4038.

Copyright in the Classroom workshop 12:30-2 p.m. Education, ED-2030B. Contact instrdev@mun.ca.

Electrocatalytic Surfaces by Prof. P. G. Pickup, Chemistry, 1-2 p.m. Chemistry C-2045.

Thursday, Oct. 27

MUN Cinema presents March of the Penguins. 7-9 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall. See www.mun.ca/cinema.

Friday, Oct. 28

Stress Management 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call Lifelong Learning at 737-7979.

Stepping Up to Supervisor 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call Lifelong Learning at 737-7979.

Saturday, Oct. 29

Varsity womenís volleyball 6-7:30 p.m. Field House. UNB at Memorial.

Varsity menís volleyball 8-9:30 p.m. Field House. UNB at MUN.

Sunday, Oct. 30

Varsity womenís volleyball 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Field House. UNB at Memorial.

Varsity menís volleyball 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Field House. UNB at MUN.

Monday, Oct. 31

Active-Vision: Live Music for Silent Film. 10-11 p.m. Charles W. Hutton Choral Room, School of Music. A screening of the original silent classic Nosferatu with soundtrack provided by The Black Auks (Wallace Hammond, Neil Rosenberg, Craig Squires) with Patrick Boyle. Admission is free, food bank donations accepted.

Tuesday, Nov. 1

Aboriginal Forestry in Canada: Impediments to Effective Participation, a public seminar by Dr. David Natcher, Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies and Department of Anthropology, 12-1:30 p.m. Arts and Administration, A-2073.

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Mini Medical and Health Sciences School presents Alien, Familiar Places: Understanding Hospitals Past, Present and Future, with medical historian Dr. J.T.H. Connor, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lecture Theatre A, HSC. For registration and fee information, see www.med.mun.ca/cchpe or call 777-7077.

The Academic Advising Centre will be conducting an information session to discuss the admission requirements for the Occupational Therapy program at Dalhousie University 1-2 p.m. Arts and Administration, A-1043.

The Academic Advising Centre will be conducting an information to review the admission requirements for the bachelor of engineering program 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Science Building, SN-4040.

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