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August 2004

Subject Date
Memorial University’s wireless network moves into the fast lane Aug. 24, 2004
Memorial University residences rank at the top of international s... Aug. 24, 2004
Fifteenth annual WISE-SSEP has drawn to a close Aug. 23, 2004
Winner announced in Alumni Association of Memorial University’s... Aug. 23, 2004
Merchant Navy Memorial Service to be held at the Marine Institute Aug. 18, 2004
Housing and food director receives national recognition Aug. 13, 2004
Engineering professor second Canadian in history to win internati... Aug. 12, 2004
Public presentations will explore the issue of violence against w... Aug. 6, 2004
MUN team rows to Regatta victory Aug. 6, 2004
Nunavit delegation visits Marine Institute Aug. 6, 2004
First-of-its-kind study on child obesity Aug. 6, 2004

July 2004

Subject Date
Wildfire team set to move across the country July 30, 2004
Philharmonic choir to tour Ireland July 29, 2004
Memorial University alumni team to row in the St. John’s Regatt... July 26, 2004
Motivated group of Memorial University employees put Team Memoria... July 23, 2004
Memorial University’s governing board to meet in Grand Falls-Wi... July 21, 2004
New chairholder for Women in Science and Engineering to be announ... July 14, 2004
Memorial University to host a symposium on Newfoundland and Labra... July 8, 2004
First international forum on compressed natural gas yields a numb... July 7, 2004

June 2004

Subject Date
Memorial University receives over $460,000 in CFI funding June 29, 2004
MUN president welcomes announcement of White Paper on post-second... June 29, 2004
The Centre for Marine Compressed Natural Gas (CMCNG) hosts first ... June 22, 2004
Memorial University faculty member receives national teaching awa... June 18, 2004
PSA: Eastern portion of Aquarena roof to be replaced – no impac... June 17, 2004
Memorial University board approves balanced budget June 15, 2004
PSA: Memorial University's Spring Convocation to be broadcast June 15, 2004
PSA: Memorial University offering power camps for young women June 15, 2004
Marine Institute graduation ceremonies to take place Friday, June... June 10, 2004
Memorial researchers awarded prestigious Vanderkamp prize June 9, 2004
PSA: Summer French camps (Plaisir en Soleil) at Memorial Universi... June 4, 2004
MDcme.ca celebrates successes with nation wide challenge June 3, 2004
Canadian Navy awards $3.7 million contract renewal with Marine In... June 2, 2004
PSA: 22nd Annual Memorial University Alumni Invitational Golf Tou... June 2, 2004
Provincial Web site succeeds in delivering continuing medical edu... June 2, 2004
Formula MUN surprises judges with a very unique design in global ... June 1, 2004
Media conference on MDcme.ca June 1, 2004

May 2004

Subject Date
Outstanding business students inducted into international society May 31, 2004
Memorial’s Genesis Centre graduate, iMIRADOR, puts clients onli... May 31, 2004
Noted human rights activist and Nobel laureate to receive honorar... May 27, 2004
New principal for Sir Wilfred Grenfell College May 26, 2004
Presentation on nutrition in the province May 25, 2004
Memorial University to offer scholarships to National Science Fai... May 21, 2004
PSA: Benefit concert for African hospital at Memorial’s School ... May 20, 2004
Memorial University to hold convocation ceremonies May 26-28, 200... May 20, 2004
Irving Oil announces $500,000 gift to Marine Institute May 20, 2004
PSA: Information session on post-graduate Diploma in Information ... May 17, 2004
Newfoundland and Labrador student team does tea-riffic at nationa... May 17, 2004
Gene discovery for rare syndrome may provide insight into common ... May 14, 2004
Formula MUN team sets its sights on top 40 in international car c... May 14, 2004
Third Memorial student wins prestigious Killam Fellowship May 13, 2004
Memorial student one of 20 selected for national fellowship May 13, 2004
Unique master of oil and gas studies program produces industry le... May 12, 2004
Memorial University's new Diploma Program in Police Studies to be... May 11, 2004
Memorial University employee recognized as one of Key Women in En... May 11, 2004
Town Hall meeting on community issues May 11, 2004
Next phase of construction for Inco Innovation Centre at Memorial... May 11, 2004
PSA: Information session on post-graduate diploma in Information ... May 11, 2004
Memorial University engineering students to unveil 2004 Formula M... May 10, 2004
Public Lecture on sustainable development and aboriginal issues May 7, 2004
PSA: Public Lecture on nutrition and health May 5, 2004
PSA: Public lecture on women's health May 5, 2004
PSA: Chinese lantern workshop opportunity for "grown-up" kids cre... May 5, 2004
Noted aboriginal leader to receive honorary degree at Memorial Un... May 5, 2004
Memorial University presents Canada Research Chairs lecture, Engi... May 3, 2004
Music school's Pilat violin to be officially unveiled May 3, 2004
PSA: Event to create a Toronto chapter scholarship fund May 3, 2004

April 2004

Subject Date
PSA: Memorial University professor to deliver historical society ... April 26, 2004
PSA: Memorial University’s Botanical Garden to re-open on May 1 April 26, 2004
PSA: Call for Alumni Tribute Award nominations – deadline: June... April 26, 2004
PSA: Special inter-professional education presentation April 26, 2004
PSA: Dr. Nigel Rusted Lecture to be held on May 14 April 26, 2004
Memorial University receives $322,296 in CFI funding to support t... April 26, 2004
MUN Chamber Choir to compete in CBC’s national choir competitio... April 20, 2004
Marine Institute still accepting applications for fall enrolment April 20, 2004
Memorial University biologists cure Parkinson’s disease in frui... April 19, 2004
Memorial University will extend funding for Labrador West Centre ... April 16, 2004
Memorial University historian among those being honoured for cont... April 15, 2004
Location for criminology 1303 final exam April 13, 2004
Engineer believes the danger of icebergs is underestimated; Titan... April 13, 2004
Speaking of Engineering lecture series continues on April 20 April 12, 2004
Chemical spill at Memorial University’s Faculty of Medicine April 9, 2004
Memorial University names honorary degree recipients for 2004 spr... April 8, 2004
Memorial University partners in improving fisheries capacity in T... April 8, 2004
Memorial University’s Faculty of Business Administration marks ... April 5, 2004
Memorial University researchers collaborate in gene discovery April 2, 2004

March 2004

Subject Date
Budget recognizes Memorial University's strategic importance March 31, 2004
PSA: Memorial University Alumni Association to hold third annual ... March 30, 2004
House literacy lecture tonight March 30, 2004
PSA: Honourable Dr. A.M. House Lecture on Literacy to take place ... March 29, 2004
Memorial University's Faculty of Business Administration marks mi... March 26, 2004
Memorial University's Faculty of Business Administration honours ... March 26, 2004
Rare vintage will raise funds for scholarships at Memorial Univer... March 26, 2004
Memorial University responds to regional development needs throug... March 25, 2004
Memorial University thanks employers for helping students hit the... March 24, 2004
Memorial University’s Division of Lifelong Learning adds certif... March 24, 2004
PSA: Memorial University’s mini-med-school session rescheduled March 23, 2004
Memorial University’s Student Volunteer Bureau to recognize top... March 23, 2004
Memorial University thanks employer partners during National Co-o... March 22, 2004
PSA: Harvey lecturer is leading environmental scholar March 18, 2004
Harvey lecturer is leading environmental scholar March 18, 2004
Memorial University still accepting applications for fall enrolme... March 17, 2004
PSA: Forget spring cleaning! Get into learning! Memorial Universi... March 17, 2004
Brain Awareness Week activities hosted by Memorial University March 16, 2004
Canadian university reaching into New England with research, oppo... March 13, 2004
Transforming gift allows Memorial University to revolutionize oil... March 12, 2004
Artists and composers from Ireland and Newfoundland to be feature... March 10, 2004
Executive seminar seeks to redefine offshore development benefits... March 9, 2004
Memorial University receives $10 million research boost from the ... March 9, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... March 5, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... March 5, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... March 5, 2004
Minister Efford Announces Over $2.1 Million For Newfoundland and ... March 5, 2004
Halliburton's Landmark Division Grants $13.9 Million To Memorial ... March 5, 2004
New Research Infrastructure at Memorial University’s Faculty of... March 5, 2004
PSA: Noted scholar to give Henrietta Harvey lecture at Memorial U... March 4, 2004
Noted Scholar to visit and lecture at Memorial University March 3, 2004
Federal government representatives to announce research funding f... March 3, 2004
Memorial University business students to host business day March 3, 2004
Memorial University neuroscience student now Oxford bound March 2, 2004
PSA: Public lecture to explore ships and iceberg risks March 2, 2004
Memorial University president to address St. John's Board of Trad... March 2, 2004
Week of business excellence concludes March 2, 2004
Officials from Memorial Universtity and Landmark Graphics Corp. t... March 2, 2004

February 2004

Subject Date
PSA: Memorial University information session cancelled Feb. 26, 2004
PSA: Gander screening of Letters from Eliza postponed Feb. 25, 2004
NIBS Final Banquet and Awards Ceremony Feb. 25, 2004
PSA: Noted anthropologist and homicide expert to explore crime sc... Feb. 25, 2004
Noted anthropologist and homicide expert to explore crime scene i... Feb. 25, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 23, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 23, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 23, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 20, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 20, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 20, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 20, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 20, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 20, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 20, 2004
Memorial University information session cancelled Feb. 19, 2004
World leaders to debate at Memorial University Feb. 16, 2004
PSA: Memorial University information reception cancelled Feb. 16, 2004
Memorial University acknowledges tuition freeze Feb. 14, 2004
Students and employers to meet at Marine Institute career fair Feb. 13, 2004
PSA: Donations of used books sought to aid with Memorial Universi... Feb. 12, 2004
PSA: Public invited to attend interdisciplinary lecture conferenc... Feb. 12, 2004
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) president... Feb. 12, 2004
PSA: Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland (... Feb. 12, 2004
Historic documentary to be shown at Gander alumni event celebrate... Feb. 12, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 11, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 11, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 11, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 11, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 11, 2004
PSA: Marine Institute to host a public forum on sustainable aquac... Feb. 9, 2004
PSA: Public lecture: Public Health at the Crossroads Feb. 6, 2004
PSA: Noted author to deliver lecture titled Paul Martin and Medic... Feb. 6, 2004
Lecture to explore digital recording technologies and new music-m... Feb. 5, 2004
PSA: Lecture to explore digital recording technologies and new mu... Feb. 5, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 5, 2004
PSA: Memorial University would like to announce an information ev... Feb. 5, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 5, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 5, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Feb. 5, 2004

January 2004

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PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Jan. 29, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Jan. 29, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Jan. 29, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Jan. 29, 2004
PSA: Applications being accepted for librarianship research award Jan. 29, 2004
PSA: Memorial University invites students, parents and guardians ... Jan. 27, 2004
PSA: Celebrated Metis writer to give poetry reading at Memorial U... Jan. 27, 2004
PSA: Noted sociologist to visit and lecture at Memorial Universit... Jan. 26, 2004
Noted sociologist to visit and lecture at Memorial University Jan. 26, 2004
Memorial University President to address Rotary Club of St. John'... Jan. 26, 2004
PSA: French and Spanish lecture series continues at Memorial Univ... Jan. 26, 2004
Memorial University/Landmark Graphics Corp. announcement ceremony... Jan. 26, 2004
Officials from Memorial University and Landmark Graphics Corp. to... Jan. 23, 2004
Memorial University president says recent Ekos research poll supp... Jan. 21, 2004
PSA: Memorial's Faculty of Medicine offers its first Mini Med Sch... Jan. 21, 2004
Memorial University's student paper, the muse, to host national c... Jan. 20, 2004
PSA: New Media Lecture Series continues on Jan. 22 at Memorial Un... Jan. 19, 2004
PSA: Anthropologist to give public public lecture about Saami ski... Jan. 19, 2004
Memorial University welcomes three recipients of prestigious Cana... Jan. 19, 2004
Memorial's business undergraduates succeed at national competitio... Jan. 14, 2004
PSA: St. John's Chapter of MUN Alumni Association presents its si... Jan. 14, 2004
Former Memorial vice-president (research) named new Alberta Herit... Jan. 12, 2004
Memorial launches exclusive oil and gas executive program Jan. 12, 2004
Professor says new privacy law good for public Jan. 12, 2004
Memorial University enhances its library and computing services w... Jan. 9, 2004
Winner of the Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award announced Jan. 8, 2004
Memorial University to officially open "information commons" in t... Jan. 8, 2004
First students enter Memorial University's exclusive oil and gas ... Jan. 6, 2004
Memorial's Faculty of Medicine offers its first Mini Med School Jan. 5, 2004

December 2003

Subject Date
Music graduate's composition wins award Dec. 22, 2003
PSA: Operating hours for Memorial University during the holiday s... Dec. 18, 2003
Memorial University president formally presents university's annu... Dec. 16, 2003
Memorial University music student to be recognized for outstandin... Dec. 16, 2003
Memorial University's Board of Regents fills key posts Dec. 12, 2003
Memorial University appoints new dean of medicine Dec. 12, 2003
New director for School of Nursing at Memorial University of New... Dec. 11, 2003
PSA: Memorial University pensioners invited to social tea Dec. 8, 2003
PSA: A special Christmas reading for Memorial alumni and friends Dec. 8, 2003
Dec. 6 Vigil to be held at Memorial University Dec. 5, 2003
PSA: Class Cancellation Dec. 3, 2003
PSA: An evening of Indian music to be presented at Memorial Unive... Dec. 3, 2003

November 2003

Subject Date
Memorial University's Marine Institute to host evening showcase Nov. 25, 2003
Monte Carlo Charity Gala coming this Friday Nov. 25, 2003
Sea-Hawks take to the court, airwaves Nov. 21, 2003
PSA: Memorial University presents screening of Archaeology and Tr... Nov. 20, 2003
Memorial University presents screening of Archaeology and Traditi... Nov. 20, 2003
Stephenville Airport Corporation and Marine Institute Officially ... Nov. 20, 2003
Memorial University's Faculty of Medicine launches report to the ... Nov. 19, 2003
Petro-Canada donates $1.2 million to fund major new rehearsal and... Nov. 19, 2003
Petro-Canada and Memorial University to announce new initiative a... Nov. 17, 2003
PSA: Governor of the Bank of Canada to deliver public lecture at ... Nov. 13, 2003
Governor of the Bank of Canada to deliver public lecture at Memor... Nov. 13, 2003
New incubation consortium created at Memorial University Nov. 13, 2003
Campus Enforcement and Patrol to launch Operation Toys for Kids Nov. 7, 2003
Memorial University researchers receive $633,149 from the Canada ... Nov. 6, 2003
Ceremony of Remembrance Nov. 4, 2003
I.T. program information seminar Nov. 4, 2003
Memorial University begins search for new principal at Corner Bro... Nov. 4, 2003

October 2003

Subject Date
Memorial University's Genesis Centre celebrates as three more com... Oct. 29, 2003
Student Recruitment announces winners of Celebrate Memorial 2003 ... Oct. 27, 2003
Memorial education was foundation for research into memory functi... Oct. 27, 2003
Memorial University and Marine Institute to Host Human Performanc... Oct. 27, 2003
PSA: Food service disruption at Memorial University's St. John's ... Oct. 24, 2003
Memorial University celebrates outstanding teachers and researche... Oct. 24, 2003
Professor says province needs a promotion to compete Oct. 24, 2003
PSA: Memorial students, faculty and staff to pitch in during Comm... Oct. 23, 2003
PSA: Research ship open house cancelled for Thursday, Oct. 23, 20... Oct. 22, 2003
Memorial University to hold awards ceremony to recognize outstand... Oct. 22, 2003
Memorial volunteers contribute energy and skills to the community Oct. 21, 2003
Newfoundland physiologist and hypnotherapist to lead Lifelong Lea... Oct. 21, 2003
Memorial's International Student Advising Office invites public t... Oct. 18, 2003
Memorial's first annual Celebrity Basketball Challenge ends in ti... Oct. 17, 2003
PSA: Students, parents are invited to attend an information eveni... Oct. 16, 2003
PSA: Public invited to tour the Marine Institute's training and r... Oct. 16, 2003
Memorial University's fall convocation to take place on Friday, O... Oct. 15, 2003
Memorial University presents Canada Research Chairs lecture, New ... Oct. 15, 2003
PSA: Memorial University presents Canada Research Chairs lecture,... Oct. 15, 2003
Leader Forum helps students get motivated Oct. 15, 2003
Noted archaeologist to deliver Henrietta Harvey lecture at Memori... Oct. 14, 2003
Memorial University students set to commit random acts of music Oct. 14, 2003
PSA: Women's Studies Speakers Series for fall semester Oct. 14, 2003
PSA: Public invited to attend Celebrity Basketball Challenge Oct. 14, 2003
Memorial University study indicates elevated levels of lead in so... Oct. 9, 2003
Celebrate Memorial events to include celebrities and community gr... Oct. 8, 2003
Memorial University of Newfoundland researcher to release prelimi... Oct. 8, 2003
Library Showcase will reveal little known corners of Memorial Uni... Oct. 8, 2003
Memorial University welcomes board of Canada Foundation for Innov... Oct. 8, 2003
Celebrate Memorial, a two-week celebration of Memorial University... Oct. 8, 2003
Lecture series Music, Media and Culture continues on Oct. 16 at M... Oct. 7, 2003
PSA: Information session for prospective students and their paren... Oct. 7, 2003
PSA: Information session for prospective students and their paren... Oct. 7, 2003
Public lecture on world epidemic diseases to be held at Memorial ... Oct. 7, 2003
Details of Celebrate Memorial to be released on Oct. 8 at special... Oct. 6, 2003
Memorial University to appeal decision Oct. 6, 2003

September 2003

Subject Date
Raising awareness about the health consequences of nuclear war Sept. 30, 2003
Memorial University Career Fair 2003 Sept. 26, 2003
Memorial University of Newfoundland grad students receive over $6... Sept. 25, 2003
Memorial University-sponsored knowledge-based economy conference ... Sept. 25, 2003
Memorial University finds a way to wash out money-laundering Sept. 25, 2003
PSA: James Burke, noted science and technology author, to deliver... Sept. 25, 2003
PSA: Classroom change for Criminology 1320 Sept. 24, 2003
PSA: Tickets on sale now for Memorial University's 2003 Alumni Tr... Sept. 24, 2003
PSA: Public lecture on world epidemic diseases to be held at Memo... Sept. 23, 2003
Public lecture on world epidemic diseases to be held at Memorial ... Sept. 23, 2003
Chair of Memorial University's Board of Regents resigns Sept. 17, 2003
Three Memorial University researchers funded in latest CIHR compe... Sept. 12, 2003
PSA: Noted author to deliver the Pratt Lecture at Memorial Univer... Sept. 12, 2003
Noted author to deliver the Pratt Lecture at Memorial University Sept. 12, 2003
Construction of Exhibition Centre officially begins Sept. 12, 2003
World's first CNG Centre of Excellence dedicated to large-scale m... Sept. 11, 2003
Alumni Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland announc... Sept. 8, 2003
Noted ethnomusicologist to speak at Memorial University Sept. 5, 2003
PSA: James Burke, noted science and technology author, to deliver... Sept. 5, 2003
Noted science and technology author to deliver Angel lecture Sept. 5, 2003
Memorial University names honorary degree recipients for fall 200... Sept. 5, 2003