Master’s iWeekly e-newsletter

#33-6 | 2017 Shelagh Mikulak Memorial Scholarship in Library Science

Students enrolled in a Library Technician program, Certificate Program, Undergraduate or Graduate degree at a Canadian post-secondary school who demonstrates a passion for the library sciences field and financial need is invited to apply to the Shelagh Mikulak Memorial Scholarship in Library Sciences offered by the Calgary Foundation. Deadline: June 1, 2017.

Questions regarding the award may be directed to studentawardsatcalgaryfoundation [dot] org.

#33-7 | What I Wish I Knew Five Years Ago!

Thursday, May 4th – 6:00pm-7:30pm (Registration starts at 5:30pm)
Join the Special Libraries Association (SLA) at Lillian H. Smith Library for an engaging discussion about post-MLS career experiences!

Attendees will hear from a panel of 5 information professionals as they look back at their early career experiences and discuss what they wish they knew when they were first starting out in the job market after graduating from library school. This year we will be focusing the discussion around how to plan your professional development as a new Info Pro and what sort of PD activities the panel recommends to help you stand out.


Kejo Buchanan (Certified Resource Specialist, Kids Help Phone)
Kejo is an information professional with a strong interest in leadership and community. She is an active SLA member since 2011 and currently the 2017 Data Caucus Planner and Section Chair for Information Systems in the IT Division. Kejo looks forward to sharing her success with professional development through academic, career and community involvement. Read more »

#33-8 | Upcoming Grad Escape/Grad Talk

Grad Talk: Bike Chain presents: Cycling Safety & Maintenance
May 2, 4-5:30pm

Grad Room
Do you feel nervous biking in the city? Would you like to know how to keep your bike running smoothly? Come to Bikechain's Cycling Safety and Maintenance workshop!
You will get tips and resources on biking safely in the city. We will also go over the basic maintenance you can do on your bike at home, and talk about when you should bring
it into the shop for some more thorough care.

Grad Escape: Tour of the University of Toronto Art Museum
May 10, 4-5pm

Come on a guided tour of The Art Museum of the University of Toronto. The museum is comprised of the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at Hart House and the University of Toronto Art Centre at University College.
Building on the two galleries’ distinguished histories, the Art Museum organizes and presents an intensive year-round program of exhibitions and events that foster — at a local, regional, and international level —
innovative research, interdisciplinary scholarship, and knowledge of art and its histories befitting Canada’s leading university and the country’s largest city.

#33-9 | Arts and Medias Symposium of the University of Montreal - Call for Papers

The organisation committee of the Arts and Medias Symposium of the University of Montreal cordially invites the graduate students and professors to participate in its fifth symposium to be held on November 16-17, 2017. This year the chosen theme is The consumed image: excess, limits and transformations.

See the call for papers and the registration form.

Please send us back your communication proposal by filling in the aforementioned form by May 26, 2017.

Do not hesitate in contacting us for more information at colloqueharudematgmail [dot] com.

You can also follow us on social media: 
Facebook: Colloque arts et médias de l’Université de Montréal 
Twitter: @colloqueharudem 

#32-1 | SGS Wellness Workshops

Do you have trouble coping with everyday situations? Do you...

  • worry constantly about worst-case scenarios?
  • blame or criticize yourself, even when things are going well?
  • feel like your emotions are overwhelming and difficult to tolerate?
  • avoid situations or activities because they make you nervous or because you think you'll fail?
  • push yourself to do things perfectly, but still feel like a failure?

SGS is offering a series of Wellness Workshops to help you develop coping skills to meet the demands of university, work, and personal life.

Where: The School of Graduate Studies, 65 St. George Street, room 201.
When: Mondays from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm on the following dates. Bring your lunch!

May 8: Balanced Thinking
May 22: No workshop on Victoria Day
May 29: Balanced Living

To register, call the Health & Wellness Centre at 416-978-8030 or contact your intake counsellor/clinician.

Registration is limited to 15 participants; register early. If you have accessibility accommodation needs, please advise during your registration.

If you can't make it in person, you can complete the workshop series by registering online for the webinar series.

The UofT Health & Wellness Centre also offers workshops on Better Coping Skills help you build the skills you need to thrive. Read more »

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