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August 2013

Subject Date
Memorial professor finalist in global call for ideas competition Aug. 29, 2013
Welcome for new students at Memorial University’s Orientatio... Aug. 28, 2013
16th anniversary of unveiling of Merchant Navy Memorial Aug. 27, 2013
PSA: Open house for new residence on St. John’s campus of Me... Aug. 16, 2013
Memorial University’s Faculty of Medicine announces changes ... Aug. 16, 2013
Memorial University public forum to explore how to build safer sc... Aug. 15, 2013
Memorial’s Marine Institute to celebrate naval cadet gradati... Aug. 8, 2013

July 2013

Subject Date
Memorial smoke-free on Aug. 1 July 31, 2013
Memorial University hosts athletes from across Canada July 31, 2013
Join Memorial’s Botanical Garden for a peek behind the gates... July 29, 2013
Fuelled by the oil boom, Newfoundland and Labrador leads Canadian... July 26, 2013
Memorial University professor to testify before U.S. Senate July 19, 2013
PSA: Blooming inspiration at MUN Botanical Garden’s Mystery ... July 18, 2013
Marine Institute to host Holyrood Marine Base Open House July 18, 2013
PSA: A law school at Memorial University? July 16, 2013
PSA: A law school at Memorial University? July 12, 2013
PSA: A law school at Memorial University? July 12, 2013
PSA: A law school at Memorial University? July 12, 2013
PSA: Kinesiology students offering new hydro wellness program at ... July 9, 2013
Memorial holding regional consultations on feasibility of law sch... July 9, 2013
PSA: Fall application to graduate deadline looming for Memorial U... July 8, 2013
Memorial University research report identifies need for stronger ... July 4, 2013
Memorial’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science awarde... July 3, 2013
Federal support for graduate scholarships at Memorial University July 2, 2013

June 2013

Subject Date
Angus and Jean Bruneau named Friends of Education 2013 June 28, 2013
Global acclaim for marketing and communications work at Memorial June 28, 2013
Memorial University hosting biennial international choral music F... June 28, 2013
Faculty of Business Administration to recognize alumni and entrep... June 26, 2013
PSA: Faculty of Business Administration to recognize alumni and e... June 25, 2013
PSA: Road closure advisory for Play On! hockey tournament at Memo... June 21, 2013
Chevron Chair in Reservoir Characterization appointed at Memorial... June 20, 2013
Memorial University’s Genesis Centre graduates wireless powe... June 19, 2013
Graduation of Solace Power from Memorial University’s Genesi... June 18, 2013
PSA: Inventing Victorian race subject of public lecture at Memori... June 17, 2013
Bell Aliant contributes $100,000 to Memorial University to help c... June 17, 2013
Eastern Edge Robotics seeks fourth international remotely operate... June 13, 2013
Marine Institute spring graduation ceremony June 13, 2013
Memorial University launches Into the Deep: Research Report 2013 June 13, 2013
Memorial University researcher wins prestigious award for excelle... June 12, 2013
Students graduate from Bachelor of Social Work Program June 12, 2013
Faculty of Business Administration to honour alumni and entrepren... June 12, 2013
Investment of more than $3 million to support research facility a... June 10, 2013
Canada Foundation for Innovation invests in Memorial’s resea... June 7, 2013
Hibernia boosting Memorial’s offshore research and developme... June 7, 2013
PSA: Free gardening workshop to explore seed-saving June 5, 2013
PSA: Volunteers needed for innovative activity program June 5, 2013
PSA: Art exhibition opening at Memorial University’s Queen E... June 4, 2013
Families invited to celebrate national garden day at the MUN Bota... June 4, 2013

May 2013

Subject Date
Funding boost for science and engineering research at Memorial Un... May 31, 2013
Paper reveals potential impacts of genetically modified fish inte... May 30, 2013
Public meeting at Memorial University on how immune systems can c... May 29, 2013
Public lecture on high impact practices and student success to ta... May 28, 2013
Discovery Days in Health Sciences to take place at Memorial Unive... May 27, 2013
Memorial University to hold spring convocation ceremonies in St. ... May 27, 2013
Marine Public Education Program to re-open at Ocean Sciences Cent... May 24, 2013
PSA: Memorial University English professor launches fifth poetry ... May 22, 2013
Memorial University seeking nominations for community service awa... May 22, 2013
Memorial University and Shorefast Foundation establish partnershi... May 16, 2013
Hibernia enhancing geosciences field school program at Memorial U... May 16, 2013
Hibernia enhancing geosciences field school program at Memorial U... May 14, 2013
Harris Centre regional workshop to explore opportunities and chal... May 9, 2013
MI Ocean Net: Youth and the Oceans Conference series to be held a... May 9, 2013
Emergency exercise to take place at Memorial University May 9, 2013
PSA: Emergency exercise on Memorial University’s St. John... May 8, 2013
Memorial University researcher finds many factors impact work sat... May 8, 2013
Memorial University to test its emergency preparedness with full-... May 7, 2013
New season of Mini-Med School begins at Health Sciences Centre May 6, 2013
Consultation sessions scheduled for task force on competitive spo... May 6, 2013
Junior high and senior high school students to compete in regiona... May 3, 2013
Memorial University to host second annual Alumni Job Fair May 2, 2013
Memorial University’s medical school founder to be inducted ... May 2, 2013
PSA: Memorial University invites alumni and new graduates to Care... May 1, 2013

April 2013

Subject Date
New master’s level nurse practitioner program at Memorial Un... April 30, 2013
PSA: Writers’ Fair taking place at Memorial University’... April 29, 2013
Visiting German geneticist at Memorial University to discuss rese... April 29, 2013
PSA: Public lecture at Memorial University considers the beauty a... April 19, 2013
Major contribution from Power Corporation of Canada to April 19, 2013
PSA: Visiting scholar at Memorial University to discuss Canada... April 18, 2013
Major contribution from Power Corporation of Canada to Dare To: T... April 18, 2013
PSA: Memorial University calling for nominations for 2013 Alumni ... April 16, 2013
Correction to honorary degree news release April 4, 2013
Chancellor to be installed May 28; honorary degree recipients ann... April 3, 2013
PSA: Memorial University invites alumni and friends to family ska... April 1, 2013
Newfoundland Quarterly rejoins Memorial University as public enga... April 1, 2013

March 2013

Subject Date
Budget supports MUN’s core mission: president March 27, 2013
Biomedical researcher at Memorial University named Terra Nova You... March 26, 2013
Botanical garden rejoins Memorial University as public engagement... March 21, 2013
PSA: Celebrating the role of youth and marine environmental activ... March 20, 2013
PSA: Rescheduled: How to Know About Oil – The Cultural Polit... March 20, 2013
Taking a stand against racism at Memorial University March 20, 2013
Memorial’s School of Music renames Petro-Canada Hall to Sunc... March 20, 2013
Memorial’s School of Music to rename Petro-Canada Hall March 20, 2013
The Marine Institute and WWF-Canada partner to advance fisheries ... March 20, 2013
Memorial University students to have their say on the future of ... March 14, 2013
Indonesian instruments to be debuted at special ceremony at St. J... March 14, 2013
PSA: World weather expert to lecture at Memorial University March 12, 2013
PSA: Memorial University taking a stand against racism March 12, 2013
PSA: How to Know About Oil – The Cultural Politics March 12, 2013
Hinduism and Islam in Sundanese music focus of lecture at Memoria... March 12, 2013
Afinin Labs Inc. graduates from Memorial University’s Genesi... March 11, 2013
PSA: School of Social Work celebrates Social Work Month with visi... March 8, 2013
Graduation of Afinin Labs Inc. from the Genesis Centre March 8, 2013
Memorial University business professor named master teacher by ma... March 7, 2013
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and Department of Eart... March 7, 2013
Memorial University conducting review of competitive sports March 7, 2013
Memorial University instructor co-authors report calling for revi... March 7, 2013
Harris Centre brings Memorial to Labrador City March 7, 2013
Memorial University’s medical school earns national recognit... March 6, 2013
PSA: Speaking of Engineering lecturer to discuss enhanced oil rec... March 5, 2013
PSA: Memorial University Social Work students host Shout Justice ... March 4, 2013
PSA: School of Pharmacy to host public pill drop March 1, 2013
Memorial University’s purchase of former Battery Hotel prope... March 1, 2013

February 2013

Subject Date
Memorial University conducting review to explore feasibility of l... Feb. 25, 2013
PSA: Japanese Cinema Night at Memorial University Feb. 22, 2013
PSA: Henrietta Harvey lecturer discusses reconstructing the langu... Feb. 22, 2013
PSA: Memorial University alumnus Dr. Gwynne Dyer discusses The Tr... Feb. 22, 2013
PSA: Cancellation notice for Power Corporation of Canada announce... Feb. 21, 2013
PSA: Cancellation notice for Are We Ready for an Oil Spill in New... Feb. 21, 2013
Corner Brook venue announced for live screening of Memorial Unive... Feb. 20, 2013
PSA: Memorial University information session in Bay Roberts cance... Feb. 19, 2013
PSA: Memorial University to host information session in Avondale ... Feb. 19, 2013
PSA: Memorial University to host information session in Springdal... Feb. 19, 2013
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in Grand Falls... Feb. 19, 2013
Memorial University’s Brain Storm 2013 competition seeking h... Feb. 19, 2013
PSA: Memorial University information session in Baie Verte cancel... Feb. 18, 2013
PSA: A Soldier or Sailor in the Family: Getting into the Primary ... Feb. 18, 2013
Are we ready for a spill? Memorial University forum to explore of... Feb. 18, 2013
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in Placentia f... Feb. 15, 2013
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in Baie Verte ... Feb. 15, 2013
PSA: Researchers seek volunteers for national heart health study Feb. 14, 2013
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in Stephenvill... Feb. 13, 2013
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in Clarenville... Feb. 13, 2013
PSA: Memorial University information session in Deer Lake cancell... Feb. 12, 2013
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in Corner Broo... Feb. 12, 2013
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in Bonavista f... Feb. 12, 2013
Memorial University launches new Public Engagement Framework with... Feb. 12, 2013
PSA: Memorial University information session in Grand Bank cancel... Feb. 11, 2013
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in Port aux Ba... Feb. 11, 2013
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in Deer Lake f... Feb. 11, 2013
PSA: Memorial University information session in Marystown cancell... Feb. 11, 2013
PSA: Memorial Univeristy Alumni Curling Bonspiel taking place Feb. 11, 2013
PSA: Career Week 2013 at Memorial devotes five days to guiding st... Feb. 11, 2013
New associate vice-president (academic) for Marine Institute Feb. 11, 2013
Television series created at Memorial University’s Botanical... Feb. 11, 2013
Memorial University’s School of Music presents Mozart’s... Feb. 8, 2013
Continued growth, infrastructure renewal highlights of Memorial U... Feb. 7, 2013
Memorial University to explore innovation and tradition in island... Feb. 6, 2013
Memorial University president Dr. Gary Kachanoski to address Rota... Feb. 6, 2013
Memorial University event to explore the power of civic engagemen... Feb. 5, 2013
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in St. John... Feb. 4, 2013
PSA: Marine Institute 2013 Career Fair taking place Feb. 4, 2013
PSA: Memorial University’s 44th Pratt Lecture to explore poe... Feb. 4, 2013
Memorial University to host Go Abroad Fair and Mini International... Feb. 4, 2013
Memorial University to host week-long celebration of public engag... Feb. 4, 2013

January 2013

Subject Date
Memorial University launches Feb-u-Hairy fundraiser and awareness... Jan. 30, 2013
PSA: Host of CBC Radio’s St. John’s Morning Show to spe... Jan. 29, 2013
Enactus Memorial to launch new finance app in high schools Jan. 29, 2013
Marine Institute nautical skills competition tests safety and lea... Jan. 28, 2013
Memorial University to recognize fifth annual International Data ... Jan. 28, 2013
Husky Energy Chair in Oil and Gas Research appointed at Memorial ... Jan. 28, 2013
Memorial University’s Teaching and Learning Community launch... Jan. 21, 2013
Fourth annual SPARKS Literary Festival taking place at Memorial U... Jan. 17, 2013
PSA: Spark it up at Memorial University Jan. 17, 2013
Drs. Jean and Angus Bruneau make significant contribution to Memo... Jan. 15, 2013
Individual donors to make a significant contribution to Memorial ... Jan. 15, 2013
Naval combat cadets graduate from Memorial’s Marine Institut... Jan. 10, 2013
Fourth annual SPARKS Literary Festival to take place on Memorial&... Jan. 9, 2013
PSA: Deadline for application to graduate drawing near for Memori... Jan. 9, 2013
PSA: Memorial University’s Faculty of Education holding info... Jan. 7, 2013
Health coaching study being undertaken at Memorial University... Jan. 3, 2013

December 2012

Subject Date
New study on domestic animal policy released Dec. 20, 2012
PSA: Memorial University's annual Christmas Carol Sing Dec. 20, 2012
Health coaching study being undertaken at Memorial’s Primary... Dec. 19, 2012
New deputy provost named Dec. 10, 2012
PSA: Holiday family movie for Memorial University alumni and frie... Dec. 7, 2012
PSA: Memorial to honour outstanding faculty and staff members at ... Dec. 7, 2012
Book launch at Memorial’s Faculty of Medicine for The Fluors... Dec. 6, 2012
PSA: Memorial University to hold vigil honouring women of l’... Dec. 6, 2012

November 2012

Subject Date
Fishing Vessel Stability Simulator launched at Memorial Universit... Nov. 30, 2012
Memorial University public forum to explore impact of long-distan... Nov. 30, 2012
Memorial University to hold vigil honouring women of l’É... Nov. 29, 2012
PSA: Fishing Vessel Stability Simulator to be launched at Marine ... Nov. 29, 2012
PSA: Memorial University hosts information sessions in Gambo Nov. 28, 2012
PSA: Memorial University hosts information sessions in Twillingat... Nov. 27, 2012
Harris Centre brings Memorial to the Schooner Zone Nov. 23, 2012
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in Glovertown ... Nov. 23, 2012
PSA: Memorial University to hold candlelight service Nov. 23, 2012
Memorial University to host 31st annual Alumni Tribute Awards din... Nov. 19, 2012
PSA: Governor General’s lecture delivered at Memorial Unive... Nov. 19, 2012
PSA: Memorial University holding Faculty of Education information... Nov. 19, 2012
Memorial University receives more than $825,000 from the Canada F... Nov. 16, 2012
Memorial University signs agreement to purchase Battery Hotel Nov. 15, 2012
National recognition for Memorial University pharmacy professor Nov. 15, 2012
Memorial University releases president’s report Nov. 13, 2012
Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation invites community to Ope... Nov. 13, 2012
Governor General’s lecture to be delivered at Memorial Unive... Nov. 9, 2012
PSA: Memorial University holding education information session Nov. 8, 2012
Marine Institute Remembrance Day ceremony location moved Nov. 8, 2012
Marine Institute Remembrance Day ceremony Nov. 7, 2012
Historic recordings of Canadian fiddle music topic of new book an... Nov. 2, 2012
Ottawa Valley step dancing focus of lecture at Memorial Universit... Nov. 1, 2012
Memorial’s Health Research Unit celebrates 20th anniversary Nov. 1, 2012
PSA: Memorial University holding education information sessions Nov. 1, 2012

October 2012

Subject Date
Marine Institute participates in Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Med... Oct. 30, 2012
PSA: Memorial University holding public consultation on First Wor... Oct. 30, 2012
PSA: Merchant navy veterans to be honoured with Queen’s Diam... Oct. 29, 2012
PSA: Memorial University holding information session on education... Oct. 26, 2012
Bake sale and launch brings Spread the Net to Memorial Oct. 25, 2012
Memorial University’s Teaching and Learning Community websit... Oct. 25, 2012
Memorial holding regional consultations on First World War commem... Oct. 25, 2012
PSA: Memorial University holding public consultation in Grand Fal... Oct. 24, 2012
The energy keeps building during I ¢¾ MUNdays Oct. 22, 2012
PSA: Changing role of engineers topic of public lecture at Memori... Oct. 22, 2012
Canada’s premier oceans conference to take place in St. John... Oct. 19, 2012
This weekend is full of MUNdays Oct. 19, 2012
Memorial University loves its MUNdays Oct. 18, 2012
$2.4 million in federal support for social sciences research Oct. 18, 2012
Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi to deliver 2012 John Kenneth Galbrait... Oct. 18, 2012
PSA: Adult Irish language (Gaelic) beginners course Oct. 18, 2012
Local medical hero named one of Canada’s 2013 Hall of Fame i... Oct. 18, 2012
MUNdays taking place across three Memorial University campuses Oct. 17, 2012
Lecture on rural health in India taking place at Memorial’s ... Oct. 16, 2012
MUNdays packing a punch at Memorial University in 2012 Oct. 16, 2012
PSA: I Love MUNdays Speaker Session – Social Media: A Person... Oct. 16, 2012
Hibernia boosting Memorial’s offshore research and developme... Oct. 15, 2012
Hibernia boosting Memorial’s offshore research and developme... Oct. 12, 2012
New chairperson appointed to One Ocean board of directors Oct. 12, 2012
Marine Institute first in Canada to host International Associatio... Oct. 12, 2012
PSA: Marine Institute to host International Association of Mariti... Oct. 12, 2012
Memorial University welcomes province’s support for new core... Oct. 11, 2012
Canada Gairdner Global Health Laureate to speak at Memorial Oct. 10, 2012
PSA: Memorial University’s Go Abroad Fair taking place Oct. 10, 2012
PSA: Students on Ice: Arctic Youth Expedition 2012 presentation Oct. 10, 2012
New economics initiative at Memorial University to address provin... Oct. 9, 2012
Memorial University announces 2012 Alumni Tribute Awards recipien... Oct. 5, 2012
Air gun athletes gather at Memorial to prepare for 2015 Canada Ga... Oct. 4, 2012
Memorial University holds fall convocation ceremonies in St. John... Oct. 4, 2012
PSA Memorial University’s writer-in-residence to give first ... Oct. 4, 2012
Vice-president (research) receives major award from Canadian Acad... Oct. 2, 2012

September 2012

Subject Date
SIFE Memorial team heads to world cup competition Sept. 27, 2012
PSA: Henrietta Harvey lecture at Memorial’s St. John’s ... Sept. 27, 2012
Memorial University’s Genesis Group Inc. selected to present... Sept. 26, 2012
Chancellor Rick Hillier steps down; Dr. Susan Dyer Knight appoint... Sept. 26, 2012
Memorial University’s Genesis Group Inc. selected to present... Sept. 26, 2012
Master mariners hosting maritime human resources seminar Sept. 25, 2012
Popular kids program starts this weekend at Memorial University Sept. 20, 2012
Marine Institute’s Ocean Net hosts Topsail Beach cleanup thi... Sept. 20, 2012
Thirteenth annual Career and Graduate School Fair taking place at... Sept. 20, 2012
Rural aquarium proposal supported by Memorial Sept. 18, 2012
Music, Media and Culture lecture series kicks off at Memorial Uni... Sept. 18, 2012
Repairs continuing on Aquarena pedway Sept. 12, 2012
Harris Centre brings Memorial to the Emerald Zone Sept. 12, 2012
Memorial University joins Terry Fox’s CAUSE on Campus Sept. 6, 2012
Memorial University business administration students win $10,000 ... Sept. 4, 2012
Speaking of Aging tour Sept. 4, 2012