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Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 to Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
Oct.
20

The Blue Castle: If Tarzan was a Labrador fur trader and Jane was from Manhattan

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, 8-9:30 p.m.
The Orbit Room (downstairs at the Rocket Bakery)
In 1944, Barbara Mundy Groves went to Labrador to work for six months with the Grenfell Mission. Three years later, she was married to a fur trapper and on her way up the Grand (Churchill) River.

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Oct.
20

“A moment lasts a second, but a memory can live on forever…underlying mechanisms”

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, 1-2 p.m.
Lecture Theatre D
Presented by Neuroscienec Journal Club, Sriya Bhattacharya, M.Sc. Candidate.

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Oct.
20

Digital and Social Media for HR Professionals

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, 09 a.m.-5 p.m.
B-4019

Increase your reach, attract new candidates, and help secure top-notch talent for your organization through Social Media. Visit <a...

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Oct.
21

Running Effective Seminars

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 09:30-11:30 a.m.
ED-2030B (McCann Centre)
This PD experience will introduce participants to practical skills and educational scholarship related to the promotion of meaningful student discussions within the university seminar setting.

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Oct.
21

Activating Knowledge and Partnerships: Opening a Different Discourse on Scholarship: Margaret McLean

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 4-6 p.m.
Main Auditorium, Health Sciences Centre
In her lecture titled Activating Knowledge and Partnerships: Opening a Different Discourse on Scholarship, Dr. Margaret Harrison argues that it's not enough to create knowledge in an ivory tower.

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Oct.
21

Matricellular proteins for the treatment of myocardial infarction

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 1-2 p.m.
HSC, Theatre I, Pharmacy (Room 3444)
Presented by Brian McNeill, PhD, Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

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Oct.
21

"Monster Devil Fish": Cultural Responses to the Giant Squid in the North Atlantic and NL

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 12-1 p.m.
Arts 4004 (History Seminar Room)

Seminar presentation by Otto Latva, Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Turku,...

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Oct.
21

TGF-beta-induced EMT proceeds through stepwise activation

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Computer Lab B
Cancer and Development Journal Club presented by Shengnan (Shannon) Li, PhD Candidate.

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Oct.
21

Cancelled: Highlights - Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development's Fall Report

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 1-2 p.m.
SN-2098
Cancelled

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Oct.
21

Digital and Social Media Strategy and Tactics

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 09 a.m.-5 p.m.
B-4019

Learn how to develop, refine and deploy an effective digital and social media strategy for your organization. October 21-23. Visit <a...

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Oct.
22

Engineering Information Session

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 1-1:50 p.m.
SN-4068
This information session is intended for students interested in applying to the engineering program but all students are welcome to attend.

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Oct.
22

Engineering Information Session

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 1-1:50 p.m.
Science Building Room SN 4068
This information session is intended for students interested in applying to the engineering program however all students are welome to attend.

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Oct.
22

Graduate eduction for Memorial employees

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 1-2 p.m.
IIC-2014, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation
As a Memorial employee you may be able to receive reimbursement for all or part of master's and doctoral tuition at Memorial.

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Oct.
22

2014 Gairdner Lecture Speaker

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Main Auditorium, Faculty of Medicine
Dr. King Holmes will present the 2014 Gairdner Lecture. The title of his  talk is STI Research: Major Progress, Current Challenges and Future Opportunities.

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Oct.
22

“HCV is cured. What do I do now..?”

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 5-6 p.m.
1M101, Medical Education Building
Presented by Dr. Rod Russell

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Oct.
22

CSEP 2014: Science on the Edge of the Continent

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 08:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Delta Hotel, St. John's
The School of Human Kinetics and Recreation is hosting the upcoming Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) national conference from October 22-25.

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Oct.
22

Designing NL food futures: a roundtable discussion

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 12-2 p.m.
North Bank Lodge, Pippy Park
The Food Advocacy Research Network at Memorial (FARM) is celebrating World Food Month with a discussion focused on the future of Newfoundland and Labrador’s food system.

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Oct.
22

Cinema Politico - Lament for the Land

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 7-9 p.m.
Bruneau Centre, IIC 2001
Told through the voices of 24 people from Nunatsiavut, Labrador, Lament for the Land weaves together the voices and wisdom of Labrador Inuit with stunning visual scenery to tell a powerful story.

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Oct.
22

How to find free copyright material on the Internet

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 10-11 a.m.
ED-1001
You want copyright material to supplement your work and the internet has it, but there may be copyright complications. We can show you how to find and use these materials.

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Oct.
22

Information session for students who are undeclared

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 1-2 p.m.
Science Building Room SN 2098
Are you unsure of an academic path or career path? If so, please join us for an information session for undeclared students beyond first year on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 from 1-2 p.m. in SN 2098.

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Oct.
23

Understanding Synaptic Function and Dysfunction in Huntington's Disease

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, 10-11:10 a.m.
HSC, Theatre B
Presented by Dr. Matthew Parsons, postdoctoral fellow, Brain Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia.

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Oct.
23

Pancake Breakfast

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, 08-10 a.m.
Main Dining Hall
Stack em' high! Join us on Thursday, Oct. 23 as we kick off MUNdays 2014 with a campus wide pancake breakfast!

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Oct.
23

Spirit Parade

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, 09:30-10:30 a.m.
Main Dining Hall
The entire Memorial University community is invited to join us for the Spirit Parade! There are lots of prizes to win and everyone who participates in the parade will get some MUNdays gear!

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Oct.
23

MUN Cinema Series: Calvary

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, 7-8:40 p.m.
Cineplex Theatre, Avalon Mall
MUN Cinema presents Calvary.

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Oct.
23

Consuming Cultures Harlow Intersession 2015 Information Session

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, 12-1 p.m.
SN 2000

There will be an introductory information session for...

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Oct.
23

Faculty Bible Study

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, 12-12:50 p.m.
HH2005
Faculty Bible.

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Oct.
23

Expression of mosquito microRNA aae-miR-2940-5p-is down-regulated in response to West Nile Virus

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, 12-1:30 p.m.
Lecture Theatre D
Presented by Immunology and Infectious Disease Journal Club, Ricardo Carmona, MSc Candidate.

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Oct.
24

Kindness Friday

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 00 a.m.-11:50 p.m.
Everywhere
The concept is simple: On Friday, Oct. 18, students, faculty, staff, alumni and retirees can show their kindness and appreciation for someone or something.

It's kindness, just because!

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Oct.
24

Fill the Square

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 09 a.m.-4 p.m.
Paton College
Show your kindness and help us Fill-the-Square with non-perishable food items to benefit the MUN Campus Food Bank. Donations can be dropped off at the Paton College Basketball court between 9-4.

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Oct.
24

Weight reduction and obesity management: Faculty of Medicine Speaker Series

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Lecture Theatre B, Faculty of Medicine
Two visiting speakers will present talks on weight-reduction and obesity management. Dr. Angelo Tremblay, Universite Laval, and Dr. Robert Ross, Queen's University, will speak.

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Oct.
24

Faculty of Arts Heidelberg Field School reunion

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 5-7 p.m.
Christian's, 23 George Street
If you studied abroad in Heidelberg while a Memorial University student, you’re in luck. This year, the Faculty of Arts’ reunion event will have a distinctly German focus.

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Oct.
24

Just Get Out! 2014

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 6-4 p.m.
Brother Brennan Environmental Education Centre, Salmonier Line
NLEE is hosting a workshop called Just Get Out from Oct. 24 - Oct. 25. This workshop is designed to give educators and parents ideas for teaching their students and children outside.

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Oct.
24

Back to Business: Reunion 2014

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
RBC Atrium, Business building
This year, we welcome back the Classes of 1974 (40 years) and 1989 (25 years) to the Business Building. Join us for a networking reception, and if you’re interested, a tour of our building.

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Oct.
24

Back to Business: Class of 1989 Reunion

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Guv'nors Pub, St. John's
Following the networking reception at the Business building, the Class of 1989 will head over to The Drawing Room at Guv’nors Pub for an evening of great food and good cheer.

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Oct.
24

Blue Box Seminar Series:Ratana Chuenpagdee, Canada research chair in natural resource sustainability

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 1-2 p.m.
SN2025
Dr. Myra Hird, Queen’s University will be speaking on "Canada’s Waste: Geologies of Terminal Capitalism, Aporias of Responsibility.

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Oct.
24

Kindness Friday - Faculty of Arts book swap

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Arts atrium
Yes it's back!  Our semi-annual book swap featuring all genres - academic, YA, children's, non-fiction, fiction, poetry, illustrated, etc.  Bring a book(s) to swap or a pay-what-you-can donation.

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Oct.
24

Using multi-disease animal models to study systemic inflammation and cerebrovascular dysfunction

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 1-2 p.m.
Science Building, SN-4015
Using Multi-Disease Animal Models to Study Systemic Inflammation and Cerebrovascular Dysfunction by Dr. Noriko Daneshtalab, assistant professor School of Pharmacy, Memorial University of Newfoundland

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Oct.
24

Back to Business: Class of 1974 Reunion

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Big Ben's Pub
Back to Business 2014: Class of 1974 Reunion!

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Oct.
24

VOCM coats for kids collection

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 09 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Square, Paton College Basketball Court
The School of Social Work is pleased to announce the third annual Kindness Friday Blitz collection for the VOCM Cares Coats for Kids (CFK) Campaign.

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Oct.
25

Super TSC Night Concert

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, 7 p.m.-02 a.m.
Breezeway Bar, Memorial University
Get ready for a rockin’ good time as you join fellow students, faculty, alumni, and friends at the Breezeway for Super TSC Night!

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Oct.
25

Halloween Howl Family Program at MUN 'BOO-tanical' Garden

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road, St. John's
Many Halloween traditions and superstitions are connected to nature & the fall season, particularly the harvest. Come on a special Halloween nature hike with our education staff to learn more.

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Oct.
25

School of Pharmacy Class Reunions

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Quidi Vidi Brewery
Join your School of Pharmacy family to clink a glass to times gone by.

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Oct.
26

President's Golden Celebration

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, 7-9 p.m.
DF Cook Recital Hall, Memorial University
In recognition of alumni celebrating 50 years of graduation from the Parade Street and Elizabeth Avenue campuses, University President Dr. Gary Kachanoski is hosting a celebration to honour alumni.

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Oct.
26

MUNdays Sunday Skate

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, 4-6 p.m.
Jack Byrne Arena
Lace up your skates and join us for our first ever MUNdays Sunday Skate. It is open to alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the university and their families.

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Oct.
26

Halloween Howl Family Program at MUN 'BOO-tanical' Garden

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road, St. John's
Did you know that many Halloween traditions and superstitions are connected to nature & the fall season, particularly the harvest?

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Oct.
26

MUN Lacrosse Club open practice

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, 12-2 p.m.
Churchill Park Field
Come out on Sundays from Noon-2 p.m. to join the MUN Lacrosse Club in our weekly field lacrosse practice at the Churchill Park Field!

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Oct. 23, 8-10 a.m.
Main Dining Hall
Oct. 23, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Main Dining Hall
Oct. 23, 7-8:40 p.m.
Cineplex Theatre, Avalon Mall
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