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Vol 40  No 10
February 21, 2008


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Out and About

Thursday, Feb. 21

MUN Cinema series presents Youth Without Youth 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Exploring the Mealy Mountains National Park 7:30-9:30 p.m. Marine Institute, Hampton Hall.

Student Colloquium on Ethics: Dehumanizing the Human 12-12:50 p.m. C-3055.

Mental Skills Training for Sports and Life with registered psychologist Pat Rose 7:30 p.m. Health Science Centre, Theatre B.

Friday, Feb. 22

Medical Graduates Society Wine Tasting 6:30-10 p.m. The Rooms Cafe, 4th floor.

Let’s Rock Poverty 2008 hosted by Engineers Without Borders 7:30-12 p.m. The Majestic Theatre, St. John’s.

Theories of Meaning in Schema Matching: An Exploratory Study by Dr. Joerg Evermann, Faculty of Business Administration, 10-11 a.m. Business, BN-3007.

On Threshold Eigenvalues and Resonances for the Linearized Nonlinear by Dr. Vitali Vougalter, University of Toronto, 1-2 p.m. Mathematics, HH-3017.

Sea-Hawks basketball versus St. Francis of Xavier Women at 6 p.m.; men at 8 p.m. The Works, Field House.

PhD oral defence of Aisha El-Sherbiny, Department of Chemistry, titled Designing Algorithms for Improving Quantum Chemical Calculations, 2-4 p.m. IIC-2014, Inco Innovation Centre.

Saturday, Feb. 23

Music at Memorial presents Duo Concertante 8-10 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

Sea-Hawks basketball. Women at 11 a.m.; men at 1 p.m. The Works, Field House.

Monday, Feb. 25

Music at Memorial presents Fitzwilliam String Quartet 8-10 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

Strategies for a Positive Classroom Environment, a workshop for faculty, instructional staff, and graduate teaching assistants 12:30-2 p.m. ED-2030B, Education Building.

PhD oral defence of Mohammad S. Islam, Department of Chemistry, titled Computational Studies of Reactions Involving 1st, 2nd and 3rd Row Elements and the Performance of Theory, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. IIC-2014, Inco Innovation Centre.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

Dining etiquette essentials 6:30-9:30 p.m. Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Hall.

Putting the Physical in Physicalism with Dr. Arthur Sullivan and Stephen Gardner 8:30-10 p.m. The Ship Pub, off Duckworth Street.

The Women's Studies Speakers’ Series presents Brenda Grzetic, PhD candidate in Interdisciplinary Studies, Dalhousie, with An Ethnographic View of Seasonal Migrant Workers from Rural Newfoundland 12-1 p.m. SN-4087.

Introduction to Virtual Learning Environments: Part One, a workshop for faculty, instructional staff, and graduate teaching assistants 12:30-2 p.m. ED-2030B, Education Building.

Living with Dyslexia: Positive Strategies for Personal Growth with registered psychologist Anne Murray 7:30-8:30 p.m. Health Science Centre, Theatre B.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

Go Abroad Day 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 3rd Floor University Centre.

Engaging Aboriginal Governments in Major Project Developments by Dave Kennedy, a Vancouver-based consultant on aboriginal issues, 12-1:30 p.m. Board Room, 4th Floor, Spencer Hall.

Thursday, Feb. 28

MUN Cinema series presents Redacted 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Keith Mercer will be giving a lecture to the Newfoundland Historical Society titled Nursery of Seamen: Naval Impressment and the British-Newfoundland Fishery, 1699-1815 8 p.m. Marine Institute.

Property, Gender and Class Formation in the Teaching of History by Dr. Robert Sweeny, History, 12-1 p.m. Arts and Administration, A-4004.

The Voice of Reason: Providing Audio Files as Feedback for Your Students, a workshop for faculty, instructional staff, and graduate teaching assistants, 12:30-2 p.m. ED-2030B, Education Building.

Student Colloquium on Ethics: The Emptiness of the Good 12-12:50 p.m. C-3055.

Test Your Personality: Why You Do the Things You Do by Dr. Kellie Hadden, registered psychologist, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Health Science Centre, Theatre B.

Friday, Feb. 29

MUCEP funding request forms deadline 5 p.m. UC-4002.

Saturday, March 1

Music at Memorial features the MUN Chamber Choir with graduate conductor Amy Henderson, 8 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

Monday, March 3

Global Cinema Series presents The Lives of Others 7-10 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Formatting and organizing your CV for application to SSHRC grant programs 12-1:30 p.m. A-2071.

Wednesday, March 5

The Memorial Pensioners’ Association (MUNPA) will be holding an information event for all MUN retirees (spouses are welcome) at the Bally Haly Golf and Curling Club, 100 Logy Bay Road, St. John’s. The event will include two sessions at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

NSERC/Petro-Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering Brown Bag Lunch features Dr. Marlies Rise, Atlantic Cod Genomics and Broodstock Development, Ocean Science Centre, 12:30-2 p.m. Engineering, EN-4000.

Harris Centre presents Coping with Change: Working With What You’ve Got 12-1:30 p.m. Board Room, 4th Floor, Spencer Hall.

Thursday, March 6

MUN Cinema series presents 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Friday, March 7

Music at Memorial featuring pianists Kristina Szutor and Andrea Lodge and percussionists Rob Power and guest, 8 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

Sunday, March 9

Office of Alumni Affairs and Development and Worklife Programs Office present Come Skate with Us 3:40-5 p.m. Mile One Centre.

Monday, March 10

Family Residents Forum 2008 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fluvarium, 5 Nagles’s Place, St. John's. Keynote speaker: Dr. Eva Grunfeld, Dalhousie University.

Thursday, March 13

Music at Memorial presents the Scruncheons 8 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

Farmwomen’s Experience and Representation: Dairy Science and Technology in Ontario, 1813 to 1914 by Meredith Quaile, PhD candidate, History, 12-1 p.m. Arts and Administration, A-4004.

A must see

Ulrich Muhe in a scene from Florian von Donnersmarck's The Lives of Others. Memorial’s Global Cinema Series presents The Lives of Others Monday, March 3, at 7 p.m. in Hampton Hall of the Marine Institute.

(Image courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics)

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