English literature student Lynn Wong takes in Rétine prétentieuse, 1965, by Marcel Barbeau. It was one of the works at Concordia's art gallery, seen by 800 people last Sunday.
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Forty-five Concordia employees -- the largest turnout among about 300 participating companies -- took part in the Canderel Défi Corporatif "Run for Funds" at noon on May 8. About $500,000 was raised in the jog through downtown Montreal, bringing to nearly
$3 million raised since 1989 for cancer research at the Université de Montréal and McGill University. It was also a strong show of support for Board of Governors member and Canderel CEO Jonathan Wener.Professor Maïr Verthuy at the conference, flanked by Professors Annette Hayward, of Queen's University, and Françoise Ligier, of Concordia.Seen above are some of Concordia's best friends, photographed on May 11 at the University Club. The occasion was the 11th annual Rector's Circle Dinner, held to honour individual donors who give $2,000 and more on an annual basis.

The dinner was well covered by The Gazette's Rochelle Lash -- seven photos of various guests and a big headline, "Concordia going strong."

In the photo are, standing left to right, Larry English (Chief Financial Officer), Professor Paris Arnopoulos (Political Science, retired), Professor Paul Fazio (School for Building, interim chair), Christopher Hyde (Director of University Advancement) and Professor John Locke (Cinema). Seated are Professor Frances Shaver (Sociology and Anthropology) and Oksana Dykyj (head of Visual Media Resources).

Seated at left are Director of the Centre for International Academic Cooperation Balbir Sahni and Rector Frederick Lowy, signing with Southeast University. Dean of Arts and Science Martin Singer stands behind them.Painter Guido Molinari (right) with the the Quatuor Molinari. Clockwise from top: Jonathan Crow, replacing second violinist Ingrid Matthiessen; David Quinn, viola; Sylvie Lambert (cello) and Olga Ranzenhofer (first violin). The ensemble finished their season with a concert last Friday at the Unitarian church in Westmount.


3rd annual fundraiser for Fine Arts bursaries and the Ann Duncan Award for the Visual Arts

Wednesday, June 10, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.

Door prizes: Works by Irene F. Whittome and Betty Goodwin, gourmet Italian dinner for two at L'Altro

Tickets: $20. Call Marilyn Healy, 848-4660, healym@vax2.concordia.ca

The Tin Man (Stephen Denham), the Scarecrow (Robert Chubb), the Cowardly Lion (Chris Verreault) and Dorothy (Shelagh Culley) are ready to welcome you to their performance of The Winds of Oz on June 4.Geography teachers at Royal West High School took their classes to Concordia's Loyola Campus recently for a chance to see the University's extensive mineral collection. Geology Professor Adrian Park and technician Mark Kwiatkowski gave presentations to three groups of students over three days. Here, a Grade 7 class takes notes.Associate Dean of Commerce and Administration Danielle Morin thanks the panelists at the Women and Work symposium. Behind her are Pierrette Sévigny, Jennifer Patton, Constance Middleton-Hope and Marie Lacroix.Union demonstration

Members of CUCEPTFU, the Continuing Education Part-Time Faculty Union, and their supporters held a noon-hour demonstration outside the administration offices at Bishop Court last week, but reached an agreement in principle with the University the following day. The contract calls for salary increases of about 9 per cent over the four years of the contract (to August 2001), plus, for the first time, tuition waivers and a professional development fund.

Professor Laks V.S. Lakshmanan will be coordinating the sub-project that deals with online analytical processing in Web-based data warehouses.