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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
  The Distinguished Teaching Awards provide recognition to members of the academic staff who excel in teaching, and the award is accepting nominations until December 18, 2015. For more information, please visit the Distinguished Teaching Award website.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
  On November 19, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council launched the fourth annual Storytellers challenge. This initiative challenges post-secondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future for the better. Visit the SSHRC website for further details.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
  Effective November 16, 2015, graduate students are permitted two online renewals on Main Collection items (excluding non-current periodicals). This change will allow graduate students to borrow an item for as long as 51 weeks provided there are no holds/recalls on the item. Items are still subject to a recall after the first three weeks in the initial loan period....

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Dr. Brenda Leung, Emmy Droog Chair in Complementary and Alternative Health Care, is looking for a part-time (0.5 FTE) Research Assistant. Reporting to Dr. Leung, the Research Assistant will be responsible for the ongoing coordination and management of multiple research projects. The primary purpose of the position will be to provide support in research related activities...

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Join the School of Graduate Studies in welcoming Ms. Stacey Leavitt to her new position as the Experiential Learning Coordinator effective November 16, 2015. As the Experiential Learning Coordinator, Stacey will provide cross-campus facilitation, implementation, and coordination of the experiential learning components of the various graduate programs and post-doctoral...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
  These two successive two-hour tutorial sessions introduce participants to the skills necessary to speak confidently in public. During these two practical sessions participants will receive personal coaching and peer-tutoring in conjunction with ample opportunities to practice their public speaking skills. Please come to the first session with a current event topic...

Thursday, November 12, 2015
This is a workshop that will go through how to complete a Masters TriCouncil Scholarship (NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR) application.  We will go through the specifics of the application itself as well as cover how to write the research proposal. It is for those students who are Canadian/permanent resident with a first class average who intend to pursue or are in their first...

Friday, November 6, 2015
Classroom Management & Student Engagement This workshop provides participants with the skills necessary to develop and implement an effective classroom management plan. Topics include identifying and communicating class expectations and procedures, establishing a positive learning environment, and planning for student engagement. Opportunity will be provided for...

Friday, November 6, 2015
The Federal Public Service is looking for top talent from your institution and we need your help. The Recruitment of Policy Leaders (RPL) is a highly competitive recruitment program created by the Government of Canada to find exceptional individuals with advanced degrees in any field who want to have an impact through a contribution to public policy. Successful applicants...

Friday, November 6, 2015
This integrated workshop designed to assist with the writing process and make valuable progress on your writing task. Are you writing a paper for a course, your thesis proposal, or your thesis/project? Do you want to learn more about an integrated approach to graduate level writing? Are you looking for insights on effective writing strategies to finish your writing?...