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February 8, 2001 Of Note



Overdue — Living with books

An exhibition of books

February 5-10

VAV Gallery, 1395 René-Lévesque W.


Faculty of Arts and Science
International Undergraduate Scholarships for Returning Students

Each year, 10 scholarships of $5,000 each will be awarded to students currently enrolled in one of our undergraduate programs. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Who is eligible?
Any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in the Faculty of Arts and Science who is neither a citizen nor a permanent resident of Canada. Students receiving exemptions from international tuition rates or other scholarships are not eligible to apply.

Are the scholarships renewable?
Yes. Students who maintain a GPA of at least 3.00 will be eligible to apply for a renewal of up to two more years.

How do I apply?
In order to apply, you must fill out an application form, enclosing a copy of your academic record, a letter of recommendation from one of your professors and a letter of intent, explaining in 250 words how you have benefited from your time at Concordia University so far.

Application forms are available at SGW: ISO, Dean’s office, H-653;
LOY: AD-229. Deadline for applications: April 1. For more information,
contact the Dean’s Office, 848-2075. artsnsci@vax2.concordia.ca


Institute de la statistique du Quebec

Les séminaires du CADRISQ
Centre d’accès aux données de recherche de l’Institut de la statistique du Québec

Poids corporel : résultats et pistes de recherche à partir des données de l’Enquête sociale et de santé 1998 de l’Institut de la statistique du Québec (Direction Santé Québec)

Marielle Ledoux, Université de Montréal
Département de nutrition

Mercredi 21 février 2001, 12h00 à 13h00

Consommation d’alcool, de drogues et autres substances psychoactives : Résultats et pistes de recherche à partir des données de l’Enquête sociale et de santé 1998 de l’Institut de la statistique du Québec (Direction Santé Québec)

Serge Chevalier, Direction de la santé publique, Régie régionale de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal-Centre

Mardi 13 février 2001, 12h00 à 13h00

Alimentation : perceptions, pratiques et insécurité alimentaire. Résultats et pistes de recherche à partir des données de l’Enquête sociale et de santé 1998 de l’Institut de la statistique du Québec
(Direction Santé Québec)

Lise Dubois, Université Laval, Département
de médecine sociale et préventive

Mercredi 14 février 2001, 12h00 à 13h00


Salle C-9141
Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal
3150, rue Jean-Brillant, Montréal (Québec)
Bienvenue à toutes et tous.

La recherche avec l’ISQ... une question d’avenir!

Le nombre de places étant restreint, il serait très apprécié que vous nous fassiez part de votre intention d’assister au séminaire en communiquant avec Denis Ouellette-Roussel.

Téléphone : (514) 343-2299 Télécopieur : (514) 343-2288
Courrier électronique : denis.ouellette-roussel@stat.gouv.qc.ca


Test your health smarts

This year’s Health Fair will be held on the mezzanine of the Hall Building on March 21. To get you in the mood, here are some questions from “Four of a Kind,” a quiz developed by Health Educator Owen Moran.

1. What percentage of daily calories should come from fat in a healthy, balanced diet?
a) 5-10 per cent
b) 20-30 per cent
c) 35-40 per cent
d) 50 per cent

2. The body fluid with the least risk of transmitting the HIV virus is
a) semen
b) blood
c) vaginal secretions
d) saliva

3. An excellent stress management strategy is to
a) smoke
b) have a few drinks of alcohol
c) become a positive thinker
d) keep your stress-provoking problems to yourself

Answers to Health Quiz: 1) a 2) d 3) c


Concordia Football presents

Casino Night

Saturday, February 10,
Guadagni Lounge, Loyola Campus
8 p.m. – 2 a.m. – auction at 11 p.m.



Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science

Call for nominations
4th Annual Teaching Excellence Awards

Recognizing excellence in teaching, sustained commitment to the improvement of teaching, and creativity in the development of teaching materials and approaches. Full-time and part-time faculty members teaching in the Faculty for at least five years are eligible for nomination. Students and faculty members may pick up a nomination form from any of the four academic units of the Faculty or from the Dean’s Office, LB-1001.

Deadline for nominations: February 12


Geordie Theatre presents

A Promise is a Promise

by Robert Munsch and Michael Kusugak

The retelling of an Arctic legend, combining puppets, music and dance.

Family performances:
February 24, 25 and March 3, 4

School performances:
February 27, 28 and March 1, 2

D.B. Clarke Theatre,
Henry F. Hall Building,
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.

For information, contact Amy Dhindsa or Lisa Levack, 845-9810.



Writers Read @ Concordia

Susan Goyette Monday, February 26, 8:30 p.m. H-407

Sue Goyette is from the South Shore of Montreal and now lives in Cole Harbour, N.S. Her first book of poems, The True Names of Birds, was published in 1998 by Brick Books. It was short-listed for the Gerald Lampert Award, the Pat Lowther Award, and the Governor-General’s Award for poetry. She is currently working on a second manuscript of poems and has just finished work on a novel.

Coming Up:
Elyse Gasco (March 6), Gary Geddes (March 20), Elisabeth Harvor (March 29)
Sponsored by the English Department, the Creative Writing program, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the League of Canadian Poets.




Spring 2001 Convocation medals and awards

Graduating students (Fall 00 and Spring 01) may be nominated for the following:

  • The Concordia Medal
  • The Malone Medal,
  • The O’Brien Medal
  • The Stanley G. French Medal

The First Graduating Class Award is presented to a person who has made the most innovative contribution, academic or extracurricular, to university life. It is open to all member of the university community.

Nomination forms and criteria are available from the Dean of Students Offices (SGW and LOY) and the Birks Student Service Centre (SGW). The deadline for nominations is February 28. They should be sent to the Office of the Registrar, SGW-LB-700, Attention: H. Albert.



Concordia Council on Student Life Annual Awards
Call for nominations

  • Outstanding Contribution Awards – students
  • Media Awards – students
  • Merit Awards – any member of the community
  • Teaching Excellence Awards – faculty

Nomination forms are available at the Dean of Students Offices
AD-121, H-653), CSU office (H-637), GSA (T-202), CASA (GM-218), ECA (H-880), Information Desk (Hall Building, first floor).

Deadline for nominations: Wednesday, March 14, at 5 p.m.

For more information, please call the Dean of Students Office, 848-4242