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Vol 39  No 14
May 17, 2007



In Brief

News & Notes



Out and About

Papers & Presentations


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Out and About

Sir Wilfred Grenfell College held its largest-ever convocation ceremony in the Pepsi Studio on Friday, May 11. Memorial University’s west coast campus saw just under 200 students accept bachelor’s degrees in arts, business administration, education, fine arts, nursing, science and master’s degrees in education. Chris Brookes, documentary radio broadcaster, seen here on the large screen, was awarded an honorary doctor of letters degree.

Thursday, May 17
The inaugural MUNMED Alumni Toronto Fundraising Gala 6:30 p.m. Fairmont Royal York, Toronto.

Opening of The Battery: People of the Changing Outport exhibit 8-9 p.m. The Rooms.

DFAIT information session with Brian Foreman, program development officer, 2-4 p.m. Spencer Hall, room 4006.

Bruce Bonnell in recital 8-10 p.m. Petro-Canada Hall.

Lifelong Learning seminar: Writing Right 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Impact of delays in cell infection and virus production on HIV-1 dynamics with Dr. Huiyan Zhu, Mathematics, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. HH-3017.

Friday, May 18
Dr. Paul W. Armstrong, cardiology at the University of Alberta, will present Acute Myocardial Infarction: Lessons Learned from a Clinical Investigator 12-1 p.m. Faculty of Medicine Auditorium.

CMD seminar: Performance Coaching for People and Teams 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. BN-4019.

Lifelong Learning seminar: Stress Management 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Saturday, May 19
The Latest in Archaeology at the Colony of Avalon 1:30-4 p.m. Fairmont Newfoundland Hotel.

Sunday, May 20
Final day for art exhibition In Praise of Trees by Betty Hall 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Botanical Garden conference room.

Sunday Morning Nature Hike at the Botanical Garden 10-11 a.m.

Monday, May 21
Lifelong Learning seminar: Maintaining a Healthy PC 7-9:30 p.m.

DVD revelation seminar 7-8:30 p.m. EN-2006.

Tuesday, May 22
Stress and the University to Career Transition with Women’s Studies senior position candidate Dr. Marilee Reimer 2-3:30 p.m. ED-2030B.

Neural and Behavioural Effects of Persistent Organic Pollutants by Dr. Andrew Iwaniuk, Psychology, University of Alberta, 2-3:30 p.m. SN-3058.

International Day for Biodiversity lunchtime lecture with Madonna Bishop, research liaison, 12-1 p.m. Botanical Garden.

Wednesday, May 23
CMD seminar: Business Correspondence Writing 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. BN-4019.

DVD revelation seminar 7-8:30 p.m. EN-2006.

Thursday, May 24
Women’s Political and Civil Relationship Rights in Northern Ireland: After the Good Friday Agreement by Women’s Studies senior position candidate Dr. Katherine Side 2-3 p.m. ED-2030B.

Probabilistic Adaptive Mapping Developmental Genetic Programming by Dr. Garnett Wilson 1-2 p.m. EN-2022.

Change is Inevitable: Studies of Normal and Abnormal Plasticity Mechanisms in the Temporal Lobe of the Rat by Dr. Susan Walling, Psychology, 2-3:30 p.m. SN-3058.

Lifelong Learning course: MS Excel, Level 2: Advanced Spreadsheet Features 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Friday, May 25
Points of View: an art exhibit at the Botanical Garden 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday, May 26
Gower Community Band 10th anniversary gala concert 8 p.m. Cook Hall.

Newfoundland Horticultural Society Spring Flower Show 12-5 p.m. Botanical Garden.

Sunday, May 27
Newfoundland Horticultural Society Spring Flower Show continues 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Signs of Spring at the Botanical Garden family day program10 a.m.-4 p.m. Botanical Garden.

Monday, May 28
Graduate Students’ Union health and dental plan opt-out deadline 11:50 p.m. Feild Hall, GH-2007.

DVD revelation seminar 7-8:30 p.m. EN-2006.

Children’s Environmental Health: Tools for Health Care Practitioners by Douglas Howse, Department of Health and Community Services, St. John’s, 12-1 p.m. Lecture Theatre D, HSC.

NSERC information session 11 a.m.-12 p.m. NRC Institute for Ocean Technology.

Tuesday, May 29
Lunch and Learn: Adding Colour to Your Garden with Annuals with garden director Dr. Wilf Nicholls 12-1:40 p.m. Botanical Garden.

Lifelong Learning seminar: Communication at Work 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Spring general meeting of Canada’s Association for the Fifty Plus 7:30 p.m. HSC Main Auditorium.

Wednesday, May 30
DVD revelation seminar 7-8:30 p.m. EN-2006.

From the Cradle to the Grave: The Pitfalls of and Resistance to Medicalization of Women with Women’s Studies senior position candidate Dr. Shree Mulay 2-3:30 p.m. ED-2030B.

NSERC research grants information session for faculty 9-10:30 a.m. IIC-2014.

Thursday, May 31
Building on our Success: Newfoundland and Labrador Access and Privacy Workshop 2007 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Holiday Inn, St. John’s.

Lifelong Learning seminar: Stepping Up to Supervisor 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Lifelong Learning seminar: Smoking cessation 7-9:30 p.m.

The Healthy Garden Lecture Series: The Perennial Garden 7-9 p.m. Botanical Garden.

Saturday, June 2
Plant sale at the Botanical Garden 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, June 3
Sunday Nature Hike 10-11 a.m. Botanical Garden.

Monday, June 4
Geomatics Atlantic 2007 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Marine Institute.

DVD revelation seminar 7-8:30 p.m. EN-2006.

Presentation on NSERC Research Partnership Grant Programs by Robert Therrien, portfolio manager, NSERC-RPP, 9-10:20 a.m. IIC-2014.

Tuesday, June 5
Lifelong Learning seminar Time Management: Getting the Most Out of Your Day 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Wednesday, June 6
DVD revelation seminar 7-8:30 p.m. EN-2006.

Creative Writing Workshop with JoAnne Soper-Cook 7-9 p.m. C-2024.

Thursday, June 7
Lifelong Learning seminar Customer Service: Keep your Customers Coming Back 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


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