Community Email Bulletin

Fwd: Graduate Scientific Writing Courses – Winter 2020 registration now open

December 4, 2019

Dear Graduate Student,   In the winter term, the Faculty will offer introductory scientific writing courses for graduate students in the following disciplinary areas:    Native and Proficient Speakers of English (EFL):  Chem Eng/IBBME/MSE stream.     Mondays, 9 am – 12 pm – MY350 | Starts Jan 6   English as a Second Language (ESL):  MIE/ECE/Civil/UTIAS ‘hands-on… Read more »

Fwd: LOCATION CHANGE TO GB202: Lunch and Learn for Engineering TAs – DEC 5, 12-1pm

December 4, 2019

Dear Grad Students,   We had a lot of interest in our session and so we’ve had to change locations to accommodate more people. We’ll be meeting in GB202.   Whether a first time or senior TA, marking final exams, design reports, or end of year projects can be a daunting task! The TA mentors… Read more »

Fwd: How to Find Jobs

December 3, 2019

The Job Search: How to Find Jobs and Meet People Mon Dec 9 | 12:00 – 1:30 pm | SF1105 Take a break from final projects and exams and join us for a session on the job search. Jonathan Turner, Career Educator and graduate professional development expert, will share tips and resources for conducting an… Read more »

Fwd: Lunch and Learn for Engineering TAs – Register by Monday, Dec 2

November 29, 2019

Dear Graduate Students,   Whether a first time or senior TA, marking final exams, design reports, or end of year projects can be a daunting task! The TA mentors have prepared a Lunch & Learn session about grading strategies, approaches, and commonly encountered scenarios to help you prepare for this busy time of the year! This session… Read more »

Fwd: Grad Connections: International Graduate Student Experience

November 28, 2019

Grad Connections: International Graduate Student Experience Thursday, December 5, 2-3:30pm, Grad Room Take a break and connect with other grad students at our bi-weekly chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life as a graduate student. A guest facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each… Read more »

Fwd: Eng Grad Student Exam Jam – Come Take a Break!

November 28, 2019

Dear Grad Students, Come take a break (whether you have exams or not) and enjoy some free activities! Details in the poster below, you are encouraged to bring your own cup and dish.    Monday, Dec 2 from 2-4PM & Tuesday, Dec 3 from 1-3PM in GB202.   *Note that massages are Monday only and… Read more »

Fwd: Spaces available – Engineering Grad Chats: Feeling like a grad student imposter? November 29, 3-4pm

November 28, 2019

From: Engineering Graduate Studies Sent: Monday, November 11, 2019 10:48 AM Subject: Engineering Grad Chats: Navigating Challenges as a Grad Student   Dear Graduate Students   Do you ever feel unprepared, lost, or uncomfortable in grad school?   Share your experiences in an informal setting facilitated by trained G2G Peer Advisors from the Graduate Conflict… Read more »

Fwd: Seminar advertisement

November 28, 2019

Title: Technologies for all–optical interrogation of neural circuits in behaving animals   Abstract: Neural circuits display complex spatiotemporal patterns of activity on the millisecond timescale during behavior. Understanding how these activity patterns drive behavior is a fundamental problem in neuroscience, and remains a major challenge due to the complexity of their spatiotemporal dynamics. The ability to manipulate activity… Read more »

Fwd: FW: Gradlife Programming *Space available

November 27, 2019

From: Jennifer Pinker <jennifer.pinker@utoronto.ca> Subject: Gradlife Programming *Space available     Grad Talk: Dealing with Awkward Conversations during your Grad Program Monday, December 2, 5-6:30pm   Grad school can be full of awkward moments and missed opportunities. Ever walked away from a conversation wondering, "What just happened?" Ever seen a faculty member outside of class… Read more »

Fwd: Sleep-deprived? Science can help you: Sleep and the rhythm of life

November 25, 2019

  Sleep-deprived? Science can help you: Sleep and the rhythm of life When: November 28th, Thursday, 4-6 P.M. Where: Grad Room, 66 Harbord Street Cost: Free! Click Here to register   HealthyGraduate Project from Grad Room is honoured to invite Professor Richard L. Horner from sleep science to talk about the importance of sleep for graduate students. Richard L. Horner,… Read more »