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Wednesday, March 23, 2016
All sessions contain the same content and run one person at a time in 5 minute intervals. To reserve your spot, please email Reed Pisony, AGILITY Program Coordinator, at reed.pisony@uleth.ca and indicate the 5 minute interval you wish to attend (e.g. 10:30am-10:35am). Drop ins welcome. For more information on session dates and times please see the AGILITY Website.
Monday, March 21, 2016
Are you a change-maker? An innovator? A problem solver? A creative dreamer? The University of Lethbridge AGILITY program is offering a new course for you! In Themes in Innovation 2016, you will learn about foundational ideas and principles of innovation, and gain skills in topics such as: Design thinking Critical thinking and problem solving Business planning and...
Monday, March 14, 2016
The winners of the first annual Images of Research Competition held by the School of Graduate Studies and Graduate Students’ Association were announced to a crowd of over 100 people on Friday March 11, 2016. Gordon Logie (MSc, Geography) took home first place for his image titled “The Invisible Life of Trees” (below), which featured vegetation in the Helen Schuler Nature...
Monday, March 14, 2016
How do you condense years of research into one slide and a three minute presentation? Ask Douglas Kiss, who knows all about it. Kiss took the top prize in the 2016 uLethbridge Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition hosted on campus on Friday March 11, 2016. Kiss, a second year Master of Science student who is working in the lab of Dr. Gerlinde Metz competed against 9...
Friday, March 4, 2016
Voting is now open for the inaugural uLethbridge Images of Research Competition! Thank you to all students who submitted images to this year's competition. This year 12 images were received from entrants across a variety of departments, including Biological Sciences, Neuroscience, Geography, Education, Anthropology, Chemistry/Biochemistry and Kinesiology. The diversity of...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Imagine trying to condense years of complex research and fieldwork into one-slide and a three-minute presentation. That’s the challenge (and opportunity) presented to graduate students in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, an exciting academic competition that assists current graduate students with fostering effective presentation and communication skills. This...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Working on a unique project? Want to show the community what research looks like in your discipline and why it matters? Tell us about your work through an eye-catching image! The Images of Research competition is a new, unique opportunity for Graduate Students at the University of Lethbridge to display their research, scholarly and artistic work. The aim of the...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
The University of North Dakota’s CARMA Consortium Webcast Program (CWP) offers subscription-based membership access to training webcasts and videos for faculty, graduate students and other researchers on various types of research methods and data analysis. As the Library and School of Graduate Studies would greatly appreciate your assistance in exploring the usefulness...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
The Teaching Centre will be hosting a Teaching Symposium on April 28th and April 29th of 2016. We are inviting all faculty members, graduate teaching assistants, sessional instructors and anyone involved with teaching in higher education on campus to submit a proposal for presentation to Spark: 2016 Teaching Symposium. This is the second annual Spark conference, and we...
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. Beyond...
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
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.
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 (from...
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 year...
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?...
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
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...
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Master of Arts Information SessionMonday, November 16, 20153 to 5 p.m. | Andy’s Place, AH 100 Explore the extraordinary opportunities the Master of Arts program at the University of Lethbridge has to offer.This information session features all majors in our Master of Arts program.Everyone welcome | Refreshments providedRSVP to Dr. Carly Adams by November 9th: carly....
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
This discussion based workshop introduces students to several scenarios involving instructor-student interactions. Time will be spent identifying issues and developing appropriate proactive and reactive responses. Please plan to attend one of these sessions, and RSVP to confirm your attendance at one of these sessions by clicking on one of the links below: Monday,...
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Following up from our recent Marking and Grading workshop, we’re pleased to offer a tutorial session specifically on marking in Moodle. If you need this important information, plan to attend one of these tutorial sessions: Meet Moodle Moodle Marking Tutorial for Grad TAs This tutorial introduces participants to some Moodle basic knowledge and skills generally required by...
Thursday, September 24, 2015
The University of Lethbridge Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) is an elected body. We are responsible for all graduate representation, which includes voicing student issues at various levels of the University. Our mandate is to identify graduate student needs in order to ensure policies across the university advocate for students appropriately. The GSA is currently...
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Appling for the NSERC Doctoral Scholarship by October 21, 2015? Sign up for a workshop via Moodle to find out how to put together an application. We’ll go through the application process and website as well as answer any questions you may have. Register now by clicking on one of the links below as seats are limited: Tuesday October 6, 2015 at 2:30 p.m., AH113 (SGS...
Thursday, September 24, 2015
The University of Lethbridge Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) is an elected body. We are responsible for all graduate representation, which includes voicing student issues at various levels of the University. Our mandate is to identify graduate student needs in order to ensure policies across the university advocate for students appropriately. The GSA is currently...
Thursday, September 17, 2015
It’s that time again—the Federal Government has begun their annual Post-Secondary Recruitment campaign for 2015! There are a number of specific job opportunities available for students who will be graduating at the end of the year, as well as general subject–based inventories that students can apply for. The application deadline is October 6. See below for posters with...