News Release

REF NO.: 21

SUBJECT: MUNdays closes strong at Memorial University

DATE: October 19, 2015

Memorial’s annual fall celebrations may be coming to a close today in St. John’s, but we’re not going quietly.

On the East Coast, I Love MUNdays and I Love MI MUNdays take place Oct. 15-19; on the West Coast, I Love Grenfell takes place Oct. 23-28.


For Monday, Oct. 19, highlights for media follow below:

Graduate students will bring their “A” game to the Three-Minute Thesis today. An 80,000-word thesis would take nine hours to present. Time allowed: 180 seconds. Countdown starts at 1 p.m. in the Junior Common Room at R. Gushue Hall!

Four outstanding Memorial University alumni will be recognized for excellence at the 34th annual Alumni Tribute Awards at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland in St. John’s from 6-9 p.m. Alumni Geoff Eaton, Dr. Rex Gibbons, Jessica Burry and Dr. Jawahar (Jay) Kalra will be feted in style!

Stay tuned for I Love Grenfell, spreading the love Oct. 23-28!

Be sure to follow along in the fun on the MUNdays Twitter feed @ilovemundays with the #MUNdays2015 hashtag and the Facebook page at I Love MUNdays.

MUNdays highlights the diversity, ingenuity, excellence, kindness and community spirit that set Memorial apart from all other post-secondary institutions.

For the full schedule of events on the St. John’s campus, please visit www.mun.ca/mundays. For Grenfell Campus, please visit www.grenfell.mun.ca/love-grenfell/Pages/default.aspx. For the Marine Institute, please visit www.mi.mun.ca/mimundays.

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