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August 2003

Subject Date
PSA: A special invitation to graduates of Memorial University Aug. 30, 2003
High-tech scientific ocean drilling research ship to make final p... Aug. 29, 2003
Memorial University’s Oil and Gas Partnership Lecture Series co... Aug. 29, 2003
Applications to Memorial University up by 13 per cent Aug. 26, 2003
Four Memorial University geographers to participate in ArcticNet, Aug. 21, 2003
Memorial gets set to welcome students with a full orientation pro... Aug. 21, 2003
Noted financial mathematicians to participate in workshop at Memo... Aug. 15, 2003
Cupids archaeological site tour on Sunday, August 17 Aug. 13, 2003
Marine Institute renews international partnership with the So... Aug. 7, 2003
Marine Institute to sign memorandum of understanding with Southea... Aug. 5, 2003
Shad students showcase new safety products Aug. 4, 2003
Memorial University to attract American students into online Bach... Aug. 4, 2003

July 2003

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Memorial University names new dean of Faculty of Engineering and ... July 31, 2003
Memorial University conference to focus on the knowledge-based ec... July 30, 2003
Canadian researchers discover new gene in psoriatic arthritis Mem... July 28, 2003
Memorial University's Board of Regents ratifies new contract for ... July 25, 2003
Shad Valley Open Day promises innovation and imagination for the ... July 23, 2003
PSA:Telephone service malfunctioning at Memorial University July 18, 2003
French camp added for younger set July 18, 2003
Memorial's GENESIS Group boosts local bio-tech to international s... July 3, 2003

June 2003

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PSA: Memorial University offering special Festival 500 tour progr... June 30, 2003
Memorial University's St. John's campus to host award-winning cam... June 25, 2003
Memorial University receives new Canada Research Chair in Scienti... June 25, 2003
UCCB Partners with Memorial University of Newfoundland to Offer B... June 24, 2003
Memorial University and MUNFA reach tentative deal on collective ... June 18, 2003
Four new researchers at Memorial University receive $414,672 fund... June 18, 2003
Maersk/Seabase donating FRC davit to Marine Institute June 16, 2003
Marine Pursuits Camps Expanding to Bonne Bay June 13, 2003
High-tech career centre and video-conferencing facilities open at... June 13, 2003
3M Teaching Fellowship awarded to Memorial University business pr... June 13, 2003
Marine Institute graduation to take place June 13, 2003 June 12, 2003
Memorial University student to make documentary on local women's ... June 11, 2003
Newfoundland and Labrador Health Research Showcase to be held in ... June 10, 2003
Memorial University forum focuses on development of petroleum res... June 9, 2003
Provincial government support allows Memorial University to offer... June 5, 2003
Expert to present on factors inhibiting academic advancement for ... June 3, 2003
PSA: Memorial University Botanical Garden to hold grand opening a... June 3, 2003
Husky Energy announces $2 million for Chair in Oil and Gas Resear... June 3, 2003
Memorial University's Women Studies hosts meetings on Women and I... June 2, 2003
Engineering graduate students win at Atlantic workshop June 2, 2003
Husky Energy and Memorial University to announce new research cha... June 2, 2003
Demand for Marine Pursuits Camps Growing June 2, 2003

May 2003

Subject Date
Memorial University engineering grad a whiz at multi-tasking May 29, 2003
Nursing runs in the family for Memorial University grad May 29, 2003
Memorial University to offer a week-long camp for girls and young... May 29, 2003
Business grad learns that "You're never too old to learn" May 28, 2003
Memorial University student finds fame studying music May 27, 2003
Determined student begins to forge a career in social work May 27, 2003
PhD graduate examined history of print media in 19th century Newf... May 27, 2003
Memorial University to hold convocation ceremonies May 28-30 May 26, 2003
Memorial University library system to get new look and feel on th... May 21, 2003
Memorial University to continue to offer the learning vacation ex... May 21, 2003
Business student will be first in province to spend summer in the... May 7, 2003
Well-known actor and theatre producer to receive honorary degree ... May 5, 2003
Memorial University professor receives Motivational Teaching Awar... May 1, 2003
Memorial University's Office of Research launches online Research... May 1, 2003
Visiting speaker to address academic integrity May 1, 2003

April 2003

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Memorial University to host 13th annual Atlantic Canada Studies C... April 30, 2003
Memorial University music student to perform with National Youth ... April 30, 2003
Transition information session to be held tonight April 30, 2003
Local teen scientists win prestigious biotech awards April 28, 2003
Memorial University researcher to participate in international Ar... April 24, 2003
Increasing co-operation between College of the North Atlantic ... April 22, 2003
Public are welcome to attend presentation by Dr. Wilf Nicholls, d... April 18, 2003
Memorial University President Axel Meisen to visit Grand Falls-Wi... April 17, 2003
Memorial University to help expand archaeological research resour... April 15, 2003
PSA: A special evening for Memorial University alumni in Grand Fa... April 14, 2003
A special evening for Memorial University alumni in Grand Falls-W... April 14, 2003
Memorial University musician wins competition April 14, 2003
Memorial University program encourages students to return to thei... April 14, 2003
New linguistics lab at Memorial University April 14, 2003
Memorial University launches a Web portal for students April 14, 2003
Application numbers up at Memorial University April 11, 2003
New director for Memorial University's Department of Financial an... April 11, 2003
Memorial University's education faculty members work with Labrado... April 11, 2003
PSA: Call for nominations for Memorial University's Alumni Tribut... April 11, 2003
Centre for Material Culture Studies at Memorial University co-org... April 10, 2003
PSA: Researcher to speak on aboriginal studies April 9, 2003
Memorial University names honorary degree recipients for 2003 spr... April 9, 2003
PSA: Memorial University to hold information sessions for student... April 8, 2003
PSA: Consul General of Japan to visit Memorial University April 7, 2003
Consul General of Japan to visit Memorial University April 7, 2003
Memorial University's faculty of Business Administration toasts l... April 7, 2003
Memorial University's faculty of Business Administration toasts l... April 2, 2003
Memorial University Senate and Board of Regents approve new execu... April 2, 2003
Newfoundland students explore biotechnology at Memorial Universit... April 1, 2003

March 2003

Subject Date
Memorial University appoints new director of Student Recruitment March 31, 2003
Provincial budget will help Memorial University March 27, 2003
Memorial University business students win International Case Comp... March 27, 2003
PSA: Director of International Association of Oil and Gas Produce... March 27, 2003
Director of International Association of Oil and Gas Producers to... March 27, 2003
Double treat for fans of Newfoundland history March 25, 2003
PSA: Double treat for fans of Newfoundland history March 24, 2003
PSA: Memorial University to hold information sessions on IT progr... March 24, 2003
PSA: Henrietta Harvey Distinguished Lecture features noted archae... March 24, 2003
Henrietta Harvey Distinguished Lecture features noted archaeologi... March 24, 2003
Irish-themed night to be held at Memorial University March 21, 2003
Irish-themed night to be held at Memorial University March 21, 2003
New Web site promises Canada-wide access to Continuing Medical Ed... March 21, 2003
Memorial University professor and poet to participate in World Po... March 19, 2003
Parents' information session cancelled due to inclement weather March 19, 2003
Memorial's Student Volunteer Bureau to recognize top volunteers March 19, 2003
School of Music concert to usher in a new era in the province's p... March 18, 2003
Memorial University announces approval of three new research chai... March 18, 2003
School of Music concert to usher in a new era in the province's p... March 17, 2003
Memorial University's St. John's campus closing due to deteriorat... March 14, 2003
Memorial University partners with international society to honour... March 14, 2003
Memorial University partners with international society to honour... March 12, 2003
Memorial University to host annual Atlantic undergraduate English... March 10, 2003
Monte Carlo fundraiser benefits six charities March 7, 2003
Memorial's Women's Resource Centre celebrates International Women... March 7, 2003
Federal budget good news for Memorial March 7, 2003
Engineering open house back by popular demand March 7, 2003
Creston South student receives prestigious internship March 7, 2003
Winners from Canadian Engineering Competition 2003 March 7, 2003
Distinguished professor to speak on the significance of the arts ... March 7, 2003
Distinguished professor to speak on the significance of the arts ... March 7, 2003
Memorial University awarded $609,000 in CFI research infrastructu... March 4, 2003

February 2003

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Premier Roger Grimes and Memorial President Axel Meisen to host N... Feb. 28, 2003
Canadian foreign affairs minister to hold town hall at Memorial U... Feb. 25, 2003
National engineering competition comes to St. John's Feb. 25, 2003
Memorial University to host information session for parents, stud... Feb. 24, 2003
Memorial University's St. John's alumni chapter to host "An Eveni... Feb. 24, 2003
Founder and CEO of Quorum Group of Companies to speak at Aldrich ... Feb. 19, 2003
Memorial University professor one of many "Steves" supporting the... Feb. 19, 2003
Memorial University graduate students receives top honour Feb. 14, 2003
New dean appointed to Memorial University's Faculty of Education Feb. 14, 2003
New director appointed for Memorial University's School of Pharm... Feb. 14, 2003
Public lecture series in philosophy continues Feb. 14, 2003
Distinguished professor to speak on future of natural gas Feb. 14, 2003
Oil and Gas Partnership Lecture Series - Natural Gas the Excrucia... Feb. 14, 2003
Public presentation to offer insights into Islam Feb. 14, 2003
Memorial University's Faculty of Business Administration announce... Feb. 14, 2003
Memorial University's Board of Regents approves tuition increase ... Feb. 7, 2003
Memorial engineering students win silver in Atlantic competition Feb. 7, 2003
Memorial University faculty receive ECMA nods Feb. 6, 2003
Memorial University researchers study arts, crafts and living wit... Feb. 6, 2003
Three major grants for Memorial University researchers in CIHR co... Feb. 6, 2003

January 2003

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Memorial University faculty member to headline international musi... Jan. 22, 2003
Memorial University President to address Rotary Club of St. John'... Jan. 22, 2003
Noted author and critic to give Pratt Lecture 2003 Jan. 21, 2003
Canadian Engineering Competition coming to St. John's, Newfoundla... Jan. 16, 2003
Royal Commission on Renewing and Strengthening Our Place in Canad... Jan. 15, 2003
Former president of Memorial named president emeritus Jan. 15, 2003
Professional and personal development courses available at Memori... Jan. 14, 2003
Alumni recital to be held at Memorial University's D.F. Cook Reci... Jan. 14, 2003
Applications being accepted for librarianship research award Jan. 14, 2003
Memorial University's business undergraduates succeed at national... Jan. 14, 2003
Memorial University's business graduate students took on the worl... Jan. 13, 2003
Memorial University's Department of Technical Services steps up t... Jan. 10, 2003
Noted author and critic to give Pratt Lecture 2003 Jan. 10, 2003

December 2002

Subject Date
Operating hours for Memorial University during the holiday season Dec. 24, 2002
Exams postponed from the evening of Dec. 17 have been rescheduled... Dec. 18, 2002
Exams scheduled for 7 p.m. on Dec. 17 have been postponed Dec. 17, 2002
Book launch postponed until Wednesday Dec. 17, 2002
Mock disaster in cyberspace creates innovative learning oppportun... Dec. 11, 2002
Memorial University releases 2001-2002 annual report Dec. 11, 2002
Dr. Patrick Parfrey receives the Kidney Foundation of Canada's 20... Dec. 3, 2002

November 2002

Subject Date
Memorial University's Health Research Unit celebrates 10 years an... Nov. 27, 2002
Winner of the Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award announced Nov. 25, 2002
Memorial University's Genesis Group gets innovative for the St. J... Nov. 24, 2002
Memorial University course: poetry writing Nov. 20, 2002
Memorial University faculty members receive awards for teaching a... Nov. 14, 2002
Kitchen parties to be held at Memorial University Nov. 13, 2002
Memorial University to recognize outstanding faculty and staff to... Nov. 13, 2002
Memorial University's Genesis Centre launches another company int... Nov. 13, 2002
Celebrate Memorial activities: Nov. 11-16 Nov. 10, 2002
Memorial University's Genesis Centre to host graduation ceremony ... Nov. 10, 2002
Celebrate Memorial activities during Nov. 4-8 Nov. 4, 2002
Linguistics conference to be held at Memorial University Nov. 1, 2002
House Literacy lecture continues on Nov. 7, 2002 Nov. 1, 2002
New managing editor appointed to the Newfoundland Quarterly Nov. 1, 2002

October 2002

Subject Date
Important notice for Memorial University distance education stude... Oct. 31, 2002
Plans move ahead on Memorial University's Inco Innovation Centre Oct. 29, 2002
Memorial University holds ceremony to officially open The Works r... Oct. 22, 2002
This November, Celebrate Memorial! Oct. 22, 2002
Memorial University's Telemedicine Centre/TETRA celebrates 25th a... Oct. 21, 2002
Memorial University’s annual fall convocation to take place on ... Oct. 16, 2002
Public lecture on natural genetic variation Oct. 15, 2002
Inaugural Canada Research Chair lecture Oct. 15, 2002
Media conference on breast cancer screening and prevention Oct. 15, 2002
Roy Romanow to deliver Memorial University’s John Kenneth Galbr... Oct. 9, 2002
Roy Romanow to deliver Memorial University’s John Kenneth Galbr... Oct. 9, 2002
Deputy Minister Brian Maynard to Deliver Oil and Gas Lecture at M... Oct. 8, 2002
Arts and Administration Building temporarily closed this morning ... Oct. 4, 2002

September 2002

Subject Date
Nursing Research Day to take place at Memorial University's Schoo... Sept. 30, 2002
Executive Director for Memorial's Oil and Gas Development Partner... Sept. 30, 2002
Memorial University to hold annual university-wide career fair Sept. 26, 2002
Alumni Tribute Awards 2002: Celebrating excellence Sept. 24, 2002
Noted academic and well-known broadcaster to be honoured at Memor... Sept. 19, 2002
Modernizing the Maltings: Memorial's European campus at Harlow, U... Sept. 13, 2002
Seniors exemplify the spirit of Adult Learners' Week, Sept. 8-14 ... Sept. 10, 2002
Official re-opening of Memorial University's European campus Sept. 10, 2002
Diving in: Memorial University opens new marine station focused o... Sept. 6, 2002
Grenfell College apartment chalets officially opened at campus ba... Sept. 5, 2002
Bonne Bay Marine Station to be officially opened on Friday, Sept.... Sept. 3, 2002