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Monday, March 23, 2015 to Sunday, March 29, 2015
March
23

Exploring Social Justice Through Creative Expression

Monday, March 23, 2015, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Hall
As part of National Social Work Month, the School of Social Work is hosting an Open House.

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March
23

Effects of Chronic Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibition on Hippocampal Plasticity, Glial Cell Function and Behaviour in Rats

Monday, March 23, 2015, 1-2 p.m.
Health Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre D
Presented by Susan G Walling, PhD Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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March
23

Aboriginal Citizenship in the 21st Century: A Time of Challenge and Possibility

Monday, March 23, 2015, 1:30-8 p.m.
Various on St. John's campus
A conference structured to integrate international scholarly research activity with ongoing Aboriginal political leadership activity and undergraduate and graduate education.

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March
23

Supervisory Management Skills Program: Communications and Team Development

Monday, March 23, 2015, 09 a.m.-5 p.m.
BN-4019
Learn how communicating with different personalities, performance coaching and team building techniques will help you lead your team to higher productivity.

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March
23

Heading Out

Monday, March 23, 2015, 8-9:30 p.m.
TBD
The MUN Wind Ensemble and Brass Ensemble are joining forces and taking their talents off-campus to a community venue near you.

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March
24

The Circle of Stress: Understanding the Epigenetic Basis of Aging

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Room 2908, Health Sciences Centre
Candidate talk for a faculty position in the Discipline of Genetics by Dr. Athanasios Zovoilis, Harvard Medical School.

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March
24

Looking Back: Games We Played Booklet Launch

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
MacMorran Community Centre
All are welcome.

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March
24

Faculty Information Session: Terra Nova Young Innovator Award

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 2-4 p.m.
Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Hall
Information Session: Terra Nova Young Innovator Award.

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March
24

Glia-Augmented Artificial Neural Networks: Foundations and Applications

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 1-2 p.m.
EN-2022
Seminar given by Computer Science M.Sc. student Zahra Sajedinia.

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March
24

Aboriginal Citizenship in the 21st Century: A Time of Challenge and Possibility

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 1-8:30 p.m.
Various on St. John's campus
Indigenous youth, Memorial University students, faculty, and staff, along with the general public will spend five days discussing Aboriginal-state relations in Canada.

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March
24

Working With Labrador Inuit for Change: The Sustainable Communities Initiative in Nunatsiavut

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 7-8:30 p.m.
C-2004
Dr. Trevor Bell of the Department of Geography gives a keynote address on Working with Labrador Inuit for Change: The Sustainable Communities Initiative in Nunatsiavut.

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March
24

How Microbreweries and Community Events Process Local Legends and Folklore in Québec

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 2-4 p.m.
IIC-2014, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation
PhD Oral Defence of Julie LeBlanc. Titled: Marketing Traditional and Contemporary Folklore: How Microbreweries and Community Events Process Local Legends and Folklore in Québec

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March
25

Faculty Relations Brown Bag Lunch Series: Academic Integrity

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 12-1 p.m.
IIC-3001, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation, Memorial Unversity
Our presenter for this session will be Deputy Registrar, Jennifer Porter.

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March
25

The Creation of a Global Geopark in Western Newfoundland?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
St. John's: ED-3005 and Corner Brook: AS2036
The Harris Centre invites you to attend a meeting to discuss the creation of a Global Geopark in Western Newfoundland.

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March
25

An Introduction to Graduate Studies at Memorial

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 3-3:50 p.m.
ED-3048
Are you considering pursuing a graduate program?

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March
25

Rock Stories of Careers in Geosciences

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Fluvarium, Nagles Place, St. John's
The upcoming WISE NL-Statoil Speaker Series lecture features Alana Hinchey (PEG - NL) and Melanie Irvine (Department of Natural Resources).

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March
25

Aboriginal Citizenship in the 21st Century: A Time of Challenge and Possibility

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 1:30-7 p.m.
Various on St. John's campus
A conference structured to integrate international scholarly research activity with ongoing Aboriginal political leadership activity and undergraduate and graduate education.

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March
25

Cyberproletariat: Global Labour in the Digital Vortex Talk with Nick Dyer-Witheford

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 3-4:30 p.m.
SN-4068
Join Dr. Nick Dyer-Witheford, professor of Media Studies at the University of Western Ontario, for a public lecture based on his new book.

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March
25

Ferroptosis As A p53-mediated Activity During Tumour Suppression

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 12-1:30 p.m.
Health Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre D
Presented by Immunology and Infectious Journal Club, Atefeh Ghorbani, PhD candidate.

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March
25

Ottawa Pub Night with Fergus O'Byrne

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 6-9 p.m.
Heart and Crown Pub, 67 Clarence St., Ottawa, Ont.,
Come and enjoy an evening with fellow alumni and friends in the Ottawa area and celebrate your connection to Memorial University and our province!

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March
25

Does Neuroscience + Immunology = Neuroimmunology?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 5-6 p.m.
1M101, Medical Education Center
Research Forum presentation by Dr. Craig Moore highlights research in the Division of BioMedical Sciences.

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March
26

Aspects of Homomorphic Encryption

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 1-2 p.m.
EN-2022
A talk by Hamid Usefi, Department of Math and Statistics, Memorial University.

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March
26

Thesis Club: Virtual Networking

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 12-1:30 p.m.
Health Sciences Centre, H2767
Thesis Club: Virtual Networking.

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March
26

Application to Graduate School: Tips and Strategies

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 3-4 p.m.
Online Webinar
Wondering about the details for submitting an online application?

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March
26

Aboriginal Citizenship in the 21st Century: A Time of Challenge and Possibility

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 1-8:30 p.m.
Various on St. John's campus
A conference structured to integrate international scholarly research activity with ongoing Aboriginal political leadership activity and undergraduate and graduate education.

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March
26

"Come From Away" Reading Series: Author Eden Robinson

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 7-9 p.m.
Arts and Science Extension Atrium, Grenfell Campus
Aboriginal author Eden Robinson will address audiences with readings from her award-winning novel Monkey Beach as well as a novel-in-progress.

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March
26

The Critical Thinking Approach for Better Problem Solving

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 09 a.m.-5 p.m.
BN-4019
Develop critical thinking skills to make better decisions and rationally apply information to get the best possible results.

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March
26

MUN Cinema Series: Red Army

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 7-8:20 p.m.
Cineplex Theatre, Avalon Mall
MUN Cinema presents Red Army. More information about this film and the schedule for the season can be found at www.mun.ca/cinema.

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March
26

Bergmann Duo

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 8-9:30 p.m.
D.F. Cook Recital Hall
This internationally acclaimed piano duo performs a mix of two piano repertoire from classic works by Mozart and Brahms to fiery tangos by Piazzolla and original compositions by Marcel Bergmann.

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March
26

Toronto Social Night

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 6-9 p.m.
THE BOTTOM LINE, Brookfield Place, 22 Front St. W, Toronto, Ont.
Come and join us in the heart of downtown Toronto to reconnect with your East Coast roots.

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March
26

Calgary Social with Arthur O'Brien of The Navigators

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 6-9 p.m.
Palomino Smokehouse, 109 7th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB
Come and join us in Calgary to reconnect with your East Coast roots.

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March
26

Backyard Composting: Session No. 3 from Garden to Campus Workshop Series

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
UC-3018, The Landing
Did you know that a compost bin never sleeps? It works 24/7, producing heat, even during a power outage!

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March
26

Talking to the Public About Your Research

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 2-3:30 p.m.
PE-2028
Come learn communication techniques and best practices for talking to the public about your research from Dr. Max Liboiron. Please RSVP.

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March
26

Accounting for Time: Keynote Address Sociology Symposium

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
A-1046
Visiting scholar Dr. Phoebe Sengers gives the keynote address for the Sociology Symposium.

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March
27

Eden Robinson: Come From Away Reading Series

Friday, March 27, 2015, 8-10 p.m.
Eastern Edge Gallery, Harbour Drive, St. John's
Aboriginal author Eden Robinson will address audiences with readings from her award-winning novel Monkey Beach as well as a novel-in-progress.

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March
27

Department of Geography Blue Box Seminar

Friday, March 27, 2015, 3-4 p.m.
SN-2025
Ariel Pollard-Belsheim, M.Sc. candidate and Monica Engel, MA candidate.

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March
27

Container Gardening

Friday, March 27, 2015, 1-2 p.m.
Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Road Campus
Do you live in a condo or apartment with only a patio or balcony for growing plants? Perhaps you have a larger patio on a residential lot that you would like to enhance.

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March
27

Aboriginal Citizenship in the 21st Century: A Time of Challenge and Possibility

Friday, March 27, 2015, 1:30-6:30 p.m.
Various on St. John's campus
A conference structured to integrate international scholarly research activity with ongoing Aboriginal political leadership activity and undergraduate and graduate education.

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March
27

Mary Griffiths Annual Scholarship Fundraiser

Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:30 p.m.-03 a.m.
Fat Cat Blues Bar, George Street, St. John's, NL
This scholarship/fundraiser is in memory of folklore major, Mary Griffiths (1967-1990), from Ship Harbour, Placentia Bay.

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March
27

How To Keep You Alive and Model Your Death

Friday, March 27, 2015, 3-4 p.m.
C-2045
How do we do physics of biological systems, with spherical cows that still moo?

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March
27

Designing Personalization Technologies to Form Rather Than to Inform: Similarity and Identification in Recommendation Agents

Friday, March 27, 2015, 1:30-3 p.m.
BN-3010
Speaker: Dr. Sherrie Komiak, Faculty of Business Administration.

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March
27

Energy Efficient Navigational Methods for Autonomous Underwater Gliders in Surface Denied Regions

Friday, March 27, 2015, 1-3 p.m.
IIC-2014, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation
PhD Oral Defence of Brian Claus, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

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March
28

Wir Setzen Uns Mit Tränen Nieder

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8-9:30 p.m.
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
The MUN Festival and Chamber choirs perform some of the greatest works from the German choral literature including selections from Bach’s transcendent St. Matthew Passion.

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March
28

Public Pill Drop

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
RNC Headquarters, Fort Townshend
Members of the public can safely dispose of their expired medications.

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