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Vol 38  No 5
November 3, 2005


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Out and About

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Out and About

The 24th annual Alumni Tribute Awards brought together more than 250 alumni and friends Oct. 20 in the R. Gushue Hall on the St. Johnís campus. (L-R) Dr. Thomas Yee, Donald Crewe, Gary Peddle, Alumni Association president, Ann Marie Hann, awards chairperson, Dr. Doug Eaton, former director of Alumni Affairs and Development, Dr. Jim Barnes and Calvin Butt.

Thursday, Nov. 3

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

Sound Symposium presents Brian Way, piano, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Location revealed upon ticket purchase. $20, tickets in advance from Fredís Records in St. Johnís.

Dr. Kenneth Leithwood: Teacher Working Conditions That Matter 1-2 p.m. Education Building, ED-5004/5. Dr. Kenneth Leithwood is professor of Educational Leadership and Policy at OISE/University of Toronto. He will discuss his recent research for the Ontario Elementary Teachers Federation, titled Teacher Working Conditions That Matter.

Friday, Nov. 4

Geography Below The Waterline with Glenn Blackwood, executive director, Marine Institute, 4-5 p.m. Science Building, SN-2018.

Strategic Planning Key Issue Forum 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Business, Engineering and Earth Sciences buildings.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Branch, invites you to attend the Dinner for Research with special guest speaker Dr. Leslie Harris, president emeritus of Memorial University and dialysis patient, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Holiday Inn, St. Johnís. Tickets are $100, to purchase contact 753-8999.

Saturday, Nov. 5

Monte Carlo Charity Gala 2005 starts 7 p.m. Fairmont Hotel.

Sunday, Nov. 6

Varsity womenís volleyball Cape Breton versus MUN at the Field House at 1 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 7

PowerPoint for Beginners 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Chemistry-Physics, C-2003. Contact instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028. Space in workshops is limited and is reserved for faculty and graduate teaching assistants.

Tuesday, Nov. 8 Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC) 2005 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Holiday Inn, 180 Portugal Cove Road, St. Johnís. To register, visit http://necec.engr.mun.ca/submit.php.

Wednesday, Nov. 9

The Wessex Societyís next public lecture will be held at 8 p.m., at the Marine Institute. Dr. Harold Williams, retired Memorial professor and world-renowned earth scientist, will speak on the topic Commotions in the Oceans: Information on Tsunamis. All are welcome to attend.

Arthritis, Drugs and You: What works, and how? With Carla Dillon of the School of Pharmacy 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.

Information Session ≠ Social Work 1-2 p.m. Science Building, SN-4040.

Small-scale anisotropy of permeability in sandstones with Dr. Rudi Meyer, Earth Sciences, 1-2 p.m. Chemistry C-2045.

Thursday, Nov. 10

Memorial Art Exhibit and Sale 7:30-9:30 p.m. Royal Trust Atrium, Faculty of Business Administration. Contact Sara Murray at 737-3069 or sdmurray@mun.ca, or Chasity Frost at 737-2322 or cfrost@mun.ca.

MUN Cinema presents 2046 at 7 p.m. at Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall. See www.mun.ca/cinema.

Ceremony of Remembrance 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Reid Theatre, Arts and Administration Bldg.

Saturday, Nov. 12

Varsity basketball versus Saint Maryís University at the Field House. Womenís game at 6 p.m. and the menís game at 8 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 13

Varsity basketball versus Saint Maryís University at the Field House. Womenís game at 11 a.m. and the menís game at 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 15

Alcohol Awareness Week event 10 a.m. at the University Centre, UC-5000.

Alcohol Awareness Week event at 4:30 p.m. in the Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Dining Hall.

On the Finnmark Act: Concerning an Act Relating to Legal Relations and Management of Land and Natural Resources in the Country of Finnmark, a public seminar by Arnt-Ove Eikeland, Samisk Hogskole University, Norway, 12-1:30 p.m. Arts and Administration, A-2073.

Taming the Beast: Designing and Evaluating Effective Online Discussions 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. Education, ED-2030B. Contact instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028. Space in workshops is limited and is reserved for faculty and graduate teaching assistants.

Wednesday, Nov. 16

But Doc, I Read it Online? With librarian Linsay Glynn 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.

High Altitude Challenge: Peru on a Paycheque by Sue Scott, sponsored by the Womenís Association (WAMUN), 7:30-9:30 p.m. Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Hall.

Alcohol Awareness Week event 12 - 3 p.m. Student Services Cafť, UC.

Developing Teaching Plans 12:30-2 p.m. Education, ED-2030B. Contact instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028. Space in workshops is limited and is reserved for faculty and graduate teaching assistants.

Thursday, Nov. 17

MUN Cinema presents Grizzly Man 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall. See www.mun.ca/cinema.

Silent Auction ≠ Christmas Gifts 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Arts Atrium and Med School Lobby. Proceeds to support two university scholarships established by the Technical Services Department.

As part of International Education Week (IEW), the Faculty of Arts is hosting the IEW Fair to inform students about the various international opportunities that are available to them from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the University Centre. There will be information booths and representatives from the various faculties, schools and departments that offer international programs.

Friday, Nov. 18

Alcohol Awareness Week event 12:30-3:30 p.m. University Centre, UC-4023.

Rogen Moraine on the Avalon Peninsula, a seminar by Andrea Marich, masterís graduate student, Department of Geography, 4-5 p.m. Science Building, SN-2018.

Monday, Nov. 21

The PowerPoint Drawing Tools, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Chemistry-Physics, C-2003. This workshop is designed for faculty members and graduate students who are familiar with PowerPoint presentation software. Contact instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028.

Tuesday, Nov. 22

Teaching Large Classes, 12:30-2 p.m., Education, ED-2030B. Contact instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028. Space in workshops is limited and is reserved for faculty and graduate teaching assistants.

Wednesday, Nov. 23

WebCT: Not Just a Distance Education Tool 12:30-2:30 p.m. Education, ED-2030B. Contact instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028. Space in workshops is limited and is reserved for faculty and graduate teaching assistants.

Thursday, Nov. 24

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

Engaging Students Through Problem Based Learning (PBL), 12:30-2 p.m., Education, ED-2030B. Contact instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028. Space in workshops is limited and is reserved for faculty and graduate teaching assistants.

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