Out and About
Memorial President Axel Meisen recently visited Peenamin Mackenzie All Grade School in Sheshatshit and made a presentation to the students and teachers. Here Dr. Meisen presents Dr. Elizabeth Penashue with a set of photographs taken at the fall 2005 convocation ceremony where she received an honorary doctor of laws degree. Dr. Meisen was in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador, to visit with community leaders and talk about Memorial’s role in the region.
Thursday, Nov. 24
MUN Cinema presents Thumbsucker 7-9 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.
Biochemistry Society Christmas Movie Night 7-10 p.m. Engineering, EN-2006.
MUN Concert Band 8-10 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music.
Newfoundland Historical Society Lecture 8-10 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Road. Ruby Gough will speak about Robert Edwards Holloway: Newfoundland Educator, Scientist, Photographer, 1874-1904.
CFUW Christmas basket sale 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Arts Atrium and Education Building.
Engaging Students Through Problem Based Learning (PBL) workshop 12:30-2 p.m. Education, ED-2030B. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 737-2038.
Origin of Variety DVD presentation 3-5 p.m. Engineering, EN-2006.
The 2005 Political Science Seminar Series presents a lecture by Walter Kirwan, Coracle Fellow, titled Constitution-making in Europe: What to do When the People Do Not Vote the “Right Way?” 12-1 p.m. Science Building, SN-2041.
Friday, Nov. 25
Seasons of Life, Seasons of Love concert 8-10 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music.
Maude Barlow’s Too Close for Comfort book tour stop 7:30-9 p.m. Science Building, SN-2109.
Radical Media Free Friday Screening of OCAP 6-8 p.m. Science Building, SN-2105.
CFUW Christmas basket sale 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 3rd floor, University Centre.
The School of Social Work will be conducting an information session for students 1-2 p.m. Science Building, SN-4073.
Between Victims and Assailants, Victims and Friends: Indo-Fijian Narratives of the May 2000 Fiji Coup by Dr. Susanna Trnka, University of Auckland, New Zealand. 1-2:30 p.m. Arts and Administration, A-2073.
Saturday, Nov. 26
Hannaford Street Youth Band 8-10 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music
Varsity basketball, UPEI at MUN. Women’s game at 6 p.m., men’s game at 8 p.m. at the Field House. Nita Chambers (Sutton) Awards events will be held in conjunction with this weekend’s games.
Sunday, Nov. 27, 2005
Varsity basketball, UPEI at MUN. Women’s game at 11 a.m., men’s game at 1 p.m. at the Field House.
Monday, Nov. 28
Garden Gift Shop and Tea Room Customer Appreciation Day 10 a.m.-7 p.m. MUN Botanical Garden, Mount Scio Road.
Advanced Spreadsheet Features course 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Lifelong Learning. Call 737-7979.
Tuesday, Nov. 29
Wellness Education Series 1:30-4:30 p.m. Education Building. Life Maps: Your Blueprint to Personal Wellness. Call 737-7979 to register for this seminar. No fee to register.
Wednesday, Nov. 30
Get into the Swing of Things concert 8-10 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music.
Dr. Nigel Rusted Lectureship in the Humanities features Dr. Michael Bliss, University of Toronto, with a talk titled From Osler to Insulin: The Coming of the Age of Medical Miracles. 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Main Auditorium, Faculty of Medicine.
Thursday, Dec. 1
MUN Cinema presents Water 7-9 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall. See
Just Another Man? DVD presentation 3-5 p.m. Engineering, EN-2006.
Friday, Dec. 2
Radical Media Free Friday Screening presents Being Caribou 6-8 p.m.
Science Building, SN-2105. See www.radicalmedia.ca.
Fly-in, Fly-out, and the New Geography of Resource Development a seminar by Dr. Keith Storey, head, Department of Geography 4-5 p.m. Science Building, SN-2018.
Change Management course 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Lifelong Learning. Call 737-7979.
Sunday, Dec. 4
Christmas New and Old concert 2:30-4:30 p.m. St. Teresa’s Church, Mundy Pond Road.
Monday, Dec. 5
Intro to Word Processing course 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Lifelong Learning. Call 737-7979.
PhD oral defence in Biology of Marcianna Ptak Delaney titled Pelagic Cold Ocean Microbial Dynamics and Small-Scale Turbulence Interactions with Special Reference to Bacteria 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre, IIC-2014.
Tuesday, Dec. 6
The Annual Dec. 6 Vigil 7-9:30 p.m. Engineering, EN-2006. See www.mun.ca/sexualharassment/Programs3.html.
Monday, Dec. 12
Creating Dynamic Presentations course 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Lifelong Learning. Call 737-7979.
PhD oral defence of Dominique Clement titled Rights in the Age of Protest: A History of the Human Rights and Civil Liberties Movement in Canada, 1962-1982. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre, IIC-2014.