Graduate Event Calendar

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Call for Abstracts: ACUNS 2015 Due North 9:00 am
Call for Abstracts: ACUNS 2015 Due North
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – May 31 @ 10:00 am
Call for Abstracts: ACUNS 2015 Due North
The Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies 11th Student Conference will be held November 5-8, 2015 at the University of Calgary. The Call for Abstracts is now open. Abstracts will be accepted until May[...]
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Three Minute Thesis (3MT) 101: What, When, How 10:00 am
Three Minute Thesis (3MT) 101: What, When, How
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Curious about what the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition is? About how to get started in preparing a 3MT presentation? About what will happen at the York, provincial, and national levels of competition? Join us[...]
Campus Tour 12:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
GMCA Certificate in Business and Consulting class 6:30 pm
GMCA Certificate in Business and Consulting class
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The York Graduate Management Consulting Association (GMCA) Certificate in Business and Consulting is designed to provide graduate students and post docs with fundamental knowledge in key areas of business and consulting in order to broaden[...]
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Shut Up and Write! 10:00 am
Shut Up and Write!
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tired of working on your thesis, dissertation, or book alone? Need the motivation of others working around you to stay on track? Wish there were more opportunities to develop a community on campus? Come write[...]
Campus Tour 1:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
Social Media for Grad Students and Postdocs 2:30 pm
Social Media for Grad Students and Postdocs
Mar 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Social media isn’t going anywhere, and it has major implications for how researchers communicate, collaborate, and build community. Graduate and postdoctoral researchers have a huge amount to gain from engaging with social media in many[...]
Using Statistics Canada Data at York University 6:00 pm
Using Statistics Canada Data at York University
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This course introduces participants to the use of the extensive Statistics Canada data and statistics that are available through the public website and the secure Research Data Centre (RDC) at York University. York University community[...]
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Mitacs Step: Foundations of Project Management II
Mitacs Step: Foundations of Project Management II
Mar 4 – Mar 5 all-day
Participants will work in learning teams of approximately 5 people formed at the beginning of the two-day workshop. Building on the skills developed in Foundations of Project Management I: A team-based approach, this workshop will emphasize[...]
Campus Tour 12:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
An Applied Introduction to SPSS 1:00 pm
An Applied Introduction to SPSS
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
This course aims to acquaint participants with IBM SPSS Statistics, a popular and respected program for analyzing data that is used across a range of disciplines. The curriculum has been recently revised to not only[...]
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Come check out YUM! 11:00 am
Come check out YUM!
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
York University Farmers’ Market (YUM) is held every Thursday (until exam period) in the TEL Building. You can buy your lunch, fresh produce, baked goods and much more.
How do I know I’m on the right track? Strategies to evaluate my own teaching 12:00 pm
How do I know I’m on the right track? Strategies to evaluate my own teaching
Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
TAs usually ask themselves, “How well am I teaching?”. This should not be a rhetorical question because the practice of evaluation is already part of a culture of education widely recognized by students and teachers[...]
Campus Tour 1:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
Writing the Thesis or Dissertation Proposal: Humanities and Social Sciences 1:00 pm
Writing the Thesis or Dissertation Proposal: Humanities and Social Sciences
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Learn how to successfully navigate and master the genre of proposal writing, and write a proposal that will start you down the path to thesis and dissertation success. Writing the thesis or dissertation proposal is[...]
Faculty of Environmental Studies Graduate Information Session 5:30 pm
Faculty of Environmental Studies Graduate Information Session
Mar 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
GRADUATE INFORMATION SESSION Learn details about our MES / PHD (Masters / Doctoral program in Environmental Studies) program and speak to professors and current students. Register online at: http://fes.yorku.ca/students/future/events/information-session-form
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Introduction to SAS for Windows 9:00 am
Introduction to SAS for Windows
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
This short course provides an introduction to the Statistical Analysis System (SAS) syntax commands and procedures. We will cover the basics of: reading, transforming, sorting, merging and saving data files in some common formats; selecting[...]
Introduction to Linear Multilevel Modeling 9:30 am
Introduction to Linear Multilevel Modeling
Mar 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Data structures are often hierarchical in that cases are clustered into groups (e.g., students in classrooms or repeated measures of individuals). Multilevel models are designed to model such nested data structures, where the usual assumption[...]
Keele Campus Tour 12:00 pm
Keele Campus Tour
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
We look forward to sharing with you the many new and exciting developments taking place at York University’s Keele campus. Join a current student and tour our world class facilities and learn more about why[...]
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Campus Tour 12:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
Career Opportunities in the Financial Industry 6:00 pm
Career Opportunities in the Financial Industry
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The York Graduate Management Consulting Association invites graduate students to attend a talk on “Insights and Opportunities within the Financial Industry” by Timothy Szeto from Investors Group Financial Services Inc. The talk will provide an[...]
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Shut Up and Write! 10:00 am
Shut Up and Write!
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tired of working on your thesis, dissertation, or book alone? Need the motivation of others working around you to stay on track? Wish there were more opportunities to develop a community on campus? Come write[...]
Campus Tour 1:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
Transfer and Mature Student Information Session 6:00 pm
Transfer and Mature Student Information Session
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
If you are a transfer student or a mature applicant, this session is for you! You’ll have the chance to meet with one of our seasoned recruitment reps who will provide you with information on[...]
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Campus Tour 10:00 am
Campus Tour
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
Mapping the Library of Babel: Strategies for Constructing Literature Reviews 10:30 am
Mapping the Library of Babel: Strategies for Constructing Literature Reviews
Mar 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
A good literature review is more than a thinly disguised annotated bibliography. This session will introduce graduate students to research and conceptual strategies for constructing literature reviews by considering the kinds of relationships that exist[...]
Teaching, Research, and a Life? Finding the Right Balance 12:00 pm
Teaching, Research, and a Life? Finding the Right Balance
Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Teaching, Research, A Life, oh my! UP to your eyeballs in the paper, tutorial  and lab preparation, research with no light at the end of the tunnel?? Finding the right balance NOW is essential to[...]
Creating a Winning Three Minute Thesis (3MT) 1:00 pm
Creating a Winning Three Minute Thesis (3MT)
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Have you registered for the York University Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition? Are you looking for expert advice on how to explain the breadth and significance of your graduate research to a non-specialist audience, in[...]
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Come check out YUM! 11:00 am
Come check out YUM!
Mar 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
York University Farmers’ Market (YUM) is held every Thursday (until exam period) in the TEL Building. You can buy your lunch, fresh produce, baked goods and much more.
Campus Tour 1:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
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Acclaimed photographer keynote speaker at Intersection/Cross Section 2015 conference 8:30 am
Acclaimed photographer keynote speaker at Intersection/Cross Section 2015 conference
Mar 13 @ 8:30 am – Mar 14 @ 9:00 pm
Intersections|Cross Sections is a yearly graduate student conference in the Joint Communication and Culture program of Ryerson and York Universities currently in its 14th year. The conference is run by a dedicated team of graduate[...]
Introduction to Linear Multilevel Modeling 9:30 am
Introduction to Linear Multilevel Modeling
Mar 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Data structures are often hierarchical in that cases are clustered into groups (e.g., students in classrooms or repeated measures of individuals). Multilevel models are designed to model such nested data structures, where the usual assumption[...]
Campus Tour 11:00 am
Campus Tour
Mar 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
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Saturday@York Tour 11:15 am
Saturday@York Tour
Mar 14 @ 11:15 am – 12:45 pm
We look forward to sharing with you the many new and exciting developments taking place at York University’s Keele campus. Join a current student and tour our world class facilities and learn more about why[...]
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[S15] Change of status submission deadline
[S15] Change of status submission deadline
Mar 15 all-day
Academic Petitions — deadline to submit change of status for [S15] term.
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Campus Tour 9:30 am
Campus Tour
Mar 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
Campus Tour 1:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
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Campus Tour 9:30 am
Campus Tour
Mar 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
Shut Up and Write! 10:00 am
Shut Up and Write!
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tired of working on your thesis, dissertation, or book alone? Need the motivation of others working around you to stay on track? Wish there were more opportunities to develop a community on campus? Come write[...]
Campus Tour 1:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
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Mitacs Step: Foundations of Project Management I
Mitacs Step: Foundations of Project Management I
Mar 18 – Mar 19 all-day
Learning teams of approximately five people each will be formed at the beginning of this session and will work together throughout the session.  This will enable the participants to enhance their learning from each other,[...]
Campus Tour 9:30 am
Campus Tour
Mar 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
Writing for and Publishing in Academic Journals: Science, Engineering, Health 10:30 am
Writing for and Publishing in Academic Journals: Science, Engineering, Health
Mar 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
  Publishing your research in journals is not just a way to demonstrate your research proficiency, fill your C.V., and gain status in your field—it’s also a way to enter the scholarly conversation, and to[...]
Human Rights in the Classroom 12:00 pm
Human Rights in the Classroom
Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This brown bag event is for Teaching Assistants.  It’s a “burning issues” discussion based on questions you submit confidentially in advance to the facilitators, Sheila Wilmot & Josephine Tcheng.* Topics covered may range from accommodations[...]
Campus Tour 1:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
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Campus Tour 9:30 am
Campus Tour
Mar 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
Come check out YUM! 11:00 am
Come check out YUM!
Mar 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
York University Farmers’ Market (YUM) is held every Thursday (until exam period) in the TEL Building. You can buy your lunch, fresh produce, baked goods and much more.
Campus Tour 1:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
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Campus Tour 9:30 am
Campus Tour
Mar 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
Campus Tour 2:30 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 20 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
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Campus Tour 12:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
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Shut Up and Write! 10:00 am
Shut Up and Write!
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tired of working on your thesis, dissertation, or book alone? Need the motivation of others working around you to stay on track? Wish there were more opportunities to develop a community on campus? Come write[...]
Campus Tour 11:00 am
Campus Tour
Mar 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
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Campus Tour 10:00 am
Campus Tour
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
Intellectual Property 2:30 pm
Intellectual Property
Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
What is intellectual property? As a graduate student, do you have intellectual property rights? How are those rights determined within the university or when working in partnership with an outside organization or business? How do[...]
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Come check out YUM! 11:00 am
Come check out YUM!
Mar 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
York University Farmers’ Market (YUM) is held every Thursday (until exam period) in the TEL Building. You can buy your lunch, fresh produce, baked goods and much more.
Campus Tour 1:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
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Campus Tour 12:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
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PhD Oral Examination
PhD Oral Examination
Mar 31 all-day
Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from the graduate program directors for doctoral students expected to fulfil the Doctor of Philosophy requirements for June 2015 convocation.
Shut Up and Write! 10:00 am
Shut Up and Write!
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tired of working on your thesis, dissertation, or book alone? Need the motivation of others working around you to stay on track? Wish there were more opportunities to develop a community on campus? Come write[...]
Campus Tour 12:00 pm
Campus Tour
Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus – we will not be able to accommodate latecomers. This tour does not include a viewing of a residence room. WHERE TO MEET: On the 1st[...]
Transfer and Mature Student Information Session 6:00 pm
Transfer and Mature Student Information Session
Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
If you are a transfer student or a mature applicant, this session is for you! You’ll have the chance to meet with one of our seasoned recruitment reps who will provide you with information on[...]