Naturalist Chris Earley leads the workshop “Warblers: Butterflies of the Bird World” April 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A 6:30 a.m. hike through the Arboretum to look for warblers is slated for May 13. Cost is $70. Registration and payment are required by April 7.
Willow artist Barbara Guy Long will lead a workshop on using willow wattle weave to create a rustic cedar trellis April 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $85. The deadline for registration and payment is April 10.
Naturalist Chris Earley leads the workshop “Warblers: The Less Common Ones” April 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $50. Registration and payment are required by April 14. Call Ext. 52358.
The Theatre in the Trees production of Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers runs Saturdays until April 29. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m.; showtime is 8 p.m. Cost is $53. To order tickets, call Ext. 54110.
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre director Judith Nasby gives a gallery talk on Kuna art from Panama April 6 at 8:30 a.m.
The School of Fine Art and Music's noon-hour concert series concludes April 6 with a showcase of applied music vocal and instrumental students. The program will include works by Brahms, Bach, Beethoven, Liszt and Mozart. The concert is in MacKinnon 107.
Three vocal students will perform as part of their final exams April 11 at 6:30 p.m. Jeff Bagg will give a piano recital as part of his final per- formance April 13 at 7:30 p.m. Both concerts are in MacKinnon 107.
The Department of Philosophy hosts an MA conference April 7 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in MacKinnon 317. A PhD seminar conference is slated for April 10 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Wilfrid Laurier University. For more information, visit www.uoguelph.ca/philosophy.
“Docurama,” a free film series hosted by the McLaughlin Library and the Central Student Association, concludes April 6 with The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill at 7 p.m. in Thornbrough 1200.
OVC's Graduate Student Appreciation Day runs April 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Lifetime Learning Centre. The day will include networking with employers, a poster session, oral presentations and a 4:30 p.m. keynote talk by 1983 OVC graduate Ron Carter of the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program.
The conference “Small Open Economies in a Globalized World,” to be held at the University of Bologna Aug. 29 to Sept. 2, is calling for papers. The deadline for submissions is April 25. For details, visit www.dse.unibo.it/soegw.
Canada World Youth is creating a regional network for volunteer recruitment and is looking for past participants from the Guelph/ Waterloo/Kitchener area to join. For information, contact Miranda Gilbert at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada is offering 10 six- to 12-month placements in various countries and work settings to give young Canadian graduates a chance to gain meaningful career-related experience internationally. The application deadline is May 5. For details, visit www.aucc.ca/programs/intprograms/ypi/index_e.html.
Next up in the Cognitive Science Group's seminar series is Martin Daly of McMaster University exploring “Competition, Inequality and Homicide” April 5 at 3:30 p.m. in MacKinnon 231.
The Food Safety Network presents Gordon Hayburn of the University of Wales Institute Cardiff discussing “You Say Tomato, I Say Tomahto: Do You Hear Me? Do You Understand?” April 6 at 12:30 p.m. in OVC 1715.
“An Investigation Into the O-acetylation Pathway of Bacillus cereus” is the topic of John Pfeffer in the microbiology graduate student seminar series April 7 at 12:30 p.m. in Animal Science and Nutrition 156.
Andrew Kropinski of the Public Health Agency of Canada's Laboratory for Food-borne Zoonoses discusses “Phage Therapy — And Now for Something Completely Different” in the Department of Pathobiology seminar series April 7 at 2 p.m. in Pathobiology 2106.
The Department of Integrative Biology seminar series continues April 11 with Jeff Stuart of Brock University exploring “Mitochondria, Genetic Stability and Lifespan.” On April 18, the topic is “The Origins of Eukaryotic Gene Structure” with Michael Lynch of Indiana University. The seminars begin at 3:30 p.m. in Axelrod 265A.
The Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety is among the sponsors of a food-safety seminar to be held April 12 at 10 a.m. at the OMAFRA building, 1 Stone Rd. Marleen van der Wende, a master's student at Wageningen University in the Netherlands who is currently a visiting scholar in U of G's Faculty of Management, will discuss “The Human Factor: Identification of Factors That Most Strongly Influence Operator Embracement of HACCP Practices.”
Teaching Support Services is offering “WebCT: Hands on for First-Time Users” April 13 and 27 and an introduction to WebCT 6 for experienced WebCT users April 17. An end-of-semester luncheon for new faculty is slated for April 21. For complete details and online registration, visit www.tss.uoguelph.ca. If you have questions, call Ext. 53571.
The drama program's honours student productions continue with Lawrence and Holloman by Morris Penich April 5 to 7 at 8 p.m. in the George Luscombe Theatre. Admission is $5.
The final examination of MA candidate Katherine Kruger, History, is April 10 at 1:30 p.m. in MacKinnon 2020. The thesis is “Shell Shock: The First World War and the Modernization of Psychiatry in Canada.” The adviser is Prof. Catherine Carstairs.
The final examination of MA candidate Adrienne MacIntosh, History, is April 11 at 11 a.m. in MacKinnon 2020. The thesis is “The Role of Women in the Economy of the Canongate, 1569-1573.” The adviser is Prof. Elizabeth Ewan.
The final examination of Jody McLachlan, an M.Sc. candidate in the Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry, is April 12 at 9:30 a.m. in MacNaughton 434. The thesis is “Functional Genomics of Human Myeloperoxidase and Lactoperoxidase.” The adviser is Prof. David Josephy.
The final examination of Luba Petersen, an M.Sc. candidate in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, is April 12 at 2 p.m. in MacLachlan 107. The thesis is “Allowable Cut Effects in Ontario's Boreal Forest: An Investigation of the Economics of Intensive Silviculture at the Integrated Lumber Production Level.” The adviser is Prof. Glenn Fox.
The final examination of Jeremy Rouse, an M.Sc. candidate in the Department of Integrative Biology, is April 12 at 2 p.m. in Axelrod 265A. The thesis is “Spatial Ecology of Sistrurus catenatus catenatus and Heterodon platirhinos in a Rock-Barren Landscape.” The adviser is Prof. Ron Brooks.
The final examination of PhD candidate Andrea Buckman, Environmental Biology, is April 17 at 1 p.m. in Graham Hall 3001. The thesis is “Toxicokinetics and Thyroid Effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Their Metabolites in Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus Mykiss).” The advisers are Prof. Keith Solomon and Aaron Fisk.
The major paper for M.A. candidate Caroline Bazley, Department of History, is April 18 at 11:30 a.m. in MacKinnon 2020. The thesis is “Work Horse or Race Horse: Conviction and Fiction in Breeding for the Queen's Plate 1860-1910.” The adviser is M. Derry.
The final examination of M.Sc. candidate Kamini Khosla, Department of Integrative Biology, is May 1 at 2 p.m. in Axelrod 265A. The thesis is “Quantitative Trait Loci for Upper Temperature Tolerance in Rainbow Trout: A Linkage Mapping Approach.” The adviser is Prof. Roy Danzmann.
Guelph and Wellington County Master Gardeners present their spring seminar series this month at the Guelph Turfgrass Institute. On April 11, Denise Jupp discusses photography for gardeners. On April 18, the topic is four-season container gardening with Sheila Gamble. The seminars begin at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Jupp at 836-0925 or email@example.com or call the Master Gardeners hotline at Ext. 56714.
The Guelph Creative Arts Association holds its annual “Made for You” art and craft show April 8 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at St. George's Square.
Opening April 8 at the Guelph Civic Museum is “Eclectic Overview,” an exhibition of original oil paintings by Connie Melnik. The official opening runs from 2 to 4 p.m., and the show continues to June 4.
Royal City Musical Productions Inc. presents Gilbert and Sullivan's HMS Pinafore April 27 to 29 at 8 p.m. and April 29 and 30 at 2 p.m. at the River Run Centre. For tickets, call 763-3000.
The fifth annual Doors Open Guelph runs April 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., giving city residents and visitors a chance to tour some of Guelph's finest buildings, many of which are generally closed to the public. For information about this year's tour, visit www.guelpharts.ca/guelphartscouncil, call 836-3280 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any parents interested in seeing a class developed in Guelph to teach the basics of Mandarin to children and possibly their families is invited to contact Cathy Chapman at 821-7512 or email@example.com.
The Edward Johnson Music Foundation is calling for applications for its 2006 scholarship and awards program for music students pursuing post-secondary education. Deadline for submissions is June 16. For more information, call 821-7570.
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