African Studies

Senior Doctoral Fellow Speaker Series

Event Date: May 26th, 2021 Time: 1:30pm

Please join us for the 2020-2021 Senior Doctoral Fellow Speaker Series. Register here to attend. Wednesday, May 26, 1:30-3:00pm Jonathon Chio (Human Biology) Drug re-purposing: Intravenous Human Immunoglobulin G to treat Traumatic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury Spinal cord injury (SCI) causes motor and sensory impairments that lead to considerable patient suffering. There are approximately 1.3…read more

Academic Programs

Application Deadline: School of Cities Student Fellowship Award

Event Date: December 5th, 2018 Time: 11:59pm

SofC Connects! A Call for Student Fellowship Applications We are thrilled to announce the School of Cities Student Fellowship Award to provide unique opportunities for urban-focused interdisciplinary and collaborative learning, mentorship, research, experiential and service-based learning to students at all three campuses and across divisional boundaries. What is the School of Cities Student Fellowship Award?…read more

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NEW Pedagogy Lunch Series: Supporting Academic Integrity

Event Date: April 13th, 2018 Time: 12:00pm

The NEW Pedagogy Lunch Series provides an opportunity for instructors, TAs and other interested New College members to come together to network and reflect on our pedagogical practices. In this session on supporting academic integrity, led by James Corcoran, Research Officer at the International Foundation Program, we will critically reflect on pedagogical approaches for supporting…read more

Academic Programs

Senior Doctoral Fellows Speaker Series 2017-2018

Event Date: April 10th, 2018 Time: 12:00pm

Please join us for the 2017-2018 Senior Doctoral Fellows Luncheon Speaker Series. All talks take place 12:00pm-2:00pm in the Dean’s Apartments, Room 2007D, Wilson Hall, 40 Willcocks Street, and a light lunch will be served. Learn more about the individual senior doctoral fellows. For more information on the event, contact June Larkin. CALENDAR Tuesday, March 27:…read more

Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health

Senior Doctoral Fellow Speaker Series – Sean Smith (Buddhism, Psychology & Mental Health)

Event Date: February 23rd, 2016 Time: 12:00pm

“The Remote and Near Enemies of Contemplative Science” Tuesday, February 23, 2016 12:00pm-2:00pm  Sally Walker Council Chamber, Room 2053, Wilson Hall A light lunch will be served. Abstract This talk deals with conceptual issues in the cross-cultural and inter-disciplinary milieu of the Buddhism-Science dialogue, or what I will call ‘contemplative science’. I will attempt to…read more

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Workshop: Applying for Ontario Graduate Scholarships

Event Date: January 22nd, 2016 Time: 2:10pm

If you are applying to graduate schools and meet the eligibility criteria, you should also consider applying for an Ontario Graduate Scholarship. In this workshop, you will: Learn to describe your research interests effectively Discuss examples of successful applications Leave with some drafted text for your applications (for scholarships and for graduate school admission) For…read more

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Workshop: Admissions Letters and Personal Statements

Event Date: January 21st, 2016 Time: 4:10pm

Thinking of Applying to professional programs (Medicine, Law, Social Work) or graduate school? Learn how to present your strengths to advantage in admissions letters and personal statements. Facilitators: Deborah Knott, New College Writing Centre & Jonathan Turner, Career Centre

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Workshop: Making Connections/Networking

Event Date: November 13th, 2015 Time: 3:30pm

For upper year/graduating students. No sign-up required, just come. Snacks and refreshments will be available. Presented by Jonathan  Bray, Career Centre. Organized by New College Student Council in collaboration with the Career Centre.

African Studies

Thinking of going to grad school?

Event Date: November 6th, 2015 Time: 2:00pm

If you are trying to decide whether grad school is the route for you or if you are planning to apply, come out to hear faculty, student advisors and graduate students talk about the decision and the process. Speakers include: Abigail Bakan, Chair, Social Justice Education, OISE Dickson Eyoh, Director, African Studies Terry Gardiner, Student Life, Outreach and Equity Advisor, Faculty of Social Work,…read more

African Studies

World Café – Go Global Week

Event Date: November 4th, 2015 Time: 12:00pm

New College will host a World Café as part of Go Global Week. Drop by to chat with students who have participated in study abroad opportunities. Lunch will be available. Check out the display of poster presentations created by students as part of a trip to Cameroon in NEW352H1. Pick up some information about international…read more

Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health

Mindfulness Intervention for At-Risk Aboriginal & Immigrant Youth

Event Date: October 28th, 2015 Time: 10:30am

Presentation by Thao Le, PhD, Visiting Scholar from the University of Hawai’i Dr. Le will be discussing her recent work on mindfulness interventions for aboriginal, immigrant and national youth in Hawai’i and Vietnam, including: Translating & implementing a mindfulness-based youth suicide prevention intervention in a Native American community. Feasibility of mindfulness-based intervention for mixed-ethnic Asian/Pacific Islander incarcerated youth.…read more