Skills for Success Seminars- Note Taking

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Location: 
SC 0008
Event Fee: 
None
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8018
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Although this may seem like a simple task, note taking at the university level can be one of the most challenging skills for students. In this seminar, gain practical skills on taking effective lecture notes.

Skills for Success Seminars- Oral Presentations

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Location: 
SC 0008
Event Fee: 
None
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Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8018
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Do you break into a cold sweat at the thought of an in-class presentation? Have you dropped a class the minute you hear you are required to do a presentation? Many upper-year classes require oral presentations. Learn how to overcome public speaking anxiety and how to use PowerPoint and Prezi effectively.

Skills for Success Seminars- Time Management

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Location: 
SC 0008
Event Fee: 
None
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8018
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Is your motto "Don't do today what you can put off until tomorrow"? In this seminar, you'll learn how to shift your attitude, discover hidden pockets of time in your schedule, and take control over those "leave it till later" urges.

Biology Department & Graduate Seminar Series - Fall 2013

Event Date: 
Friday, October 11, 2013 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 1010 (Thunder Bay campus) OA 1025 (Orillia campus)
Event Fee: 
Free
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Azim Mallik
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8927
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Dr. Bill Shipley, Department of Biology, University of Sherbrooke, will be presenting a seminar entitled From plant traits to vegetation structure: Chance and selection in the assembly of plant communities. All welcome to this free seminar.

Bill Skrepichuk on Working History Of A 3-Masted Schooner On Lake Superior In The 1880s

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Event Fee: 
Free everyone is welcome.
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Thorold J. Tronrud, Adjunct Professor of History and Director/Curator
Event Contact Phone: 
(807) 623-0801
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Since 1908, the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society has been regularly holding talks on a wide range of topics on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East) from September to April. The 2013-14 Lecture series is being sponsored by the Department of History and will also form part of its 2013-14 Speaker Series. On 22 October Bill Skrepichuk will be presenting on "Working History Of A 3-Masted Schooner On Lake Superior In The 1880s."

Charlie Brown on Brill Buses of Thunder Bay

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Event Fee: 
Free everyone is welcome.
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Thorold J. Tronrud, Adjunct Professor of History and Director/Curator
Event Contact Phone: 
(807) 623-0801
Event Contact E-mail: 

Since 1908, the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society has been regularly holding talks on a wide range of topics on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East) from September to April.

The 2013-14 Lecture series is being sponsored by the Department of History and will also form part of its 2013-14 Speaker Series.

On 22 October Charlie Brown will be presenting on "Brill Buses of Thunder Bay."

Thunderwolves Hockey vs RMC

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 7:30pm
Event Location: 
Fort William Gardens
Event Fee: 
$8 Students with valid I.D., $13 Non-Students
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Tickets available at LUSU office and Fort William Gardens box office. Free student bus leaves the Agora at 6:30 pm.

Thunderwolves Hockey vs RMC

Event Date: 
Friday, October 11, 2013 - 7:30pm
Event Location: 
Fort William Gardens
Event Fee: 
$8 Students with valid I.D., $13 Non-Students
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Tickets available at LUSU office and Fort William Gardens box office. Free student bus leaves Agora at 6:30 pm.

Mark Kingwell: We Shall Look Into It Tomorrow: On the Art of Procrastination

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 2001
Event Fee: 
Admission Free. Everyone is Welcome
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Todd Dufresne, Department of Philosophy
Event Contact Phone: 
343-8338
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The Department of Philosophy and The Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities with support of the Departments of English and Sociology present Mark Kingwell (University of Toronto) as guest speaker for The Morris Lecture 2013-2014 event on Thursday, October 3, 2013. His talk We Shall Look Into It Tomorrow: On the Art of Procrastination is admission free and open to the public.

Creating Experiential Learning Using Social Media

Event Date: 
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
AT 5036 (Thunder Bay) and OA 2008 (Orillia)
Event Fee: 
Event Contact Name: 
Brett Sharman, Instructional Development Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8554
Event Contact E-mail: 

Social media tools like Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest are changing the way students and faculty members communicate, share ideas and build networks.

This webcast will showcase unique uses of social media in student learning, including ways to use social media to create experiential learning activities, improve student engagement that extends outside of the classroom, and develop community and professional networks. This webcast is open to both faculty and graduate students.

To register for this event or for further information, visit the Instructional Development Centre's website.

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