Important messages, dates and news from the Faculty office.
Important dates

Friday May 21, 2021
Last date for course changes for Summer term without SGS approval

Friday May 21, 2021
All Staff Holiday (University will be closed)

Monday May 24, 2021
Victoria Day (University will be closed)

phdresearchawardReminder - Project and Portfolio PhD Research Awards

To advance its intermediate and longer-term goal of re-envisioning doctoral study and the PhD thesis, the Faculty provides Awards for Project and Portfolio PhD (PPP) Research. This award program provides financial support for students pursuing doctoral research who are undertaking a project option and/or a portfolio PhD. The PPP Award supports costs directly related to the completion of the degree to a maximum value of $3,000.

visualizationReminder - Prize for Student Data Visualization

The Dean of Arts and Science invites undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to submit original works of data visualization to be considered for prizes and to be displayed on the Arts and Science research website. The Data Visualization Award is an opportunity for students to show off their data visualization skills and research. Data visualizations may include everything from charts, to graphs, to maps, to 3-D models. The visualizations should be interactive and can be animated or web-based stories designed to enhance the communication of original research findings. The deadline for submission is May 30.

To read about last year's winner, see the story: Adam Sigesmund Wins Dean's Student Data Visualization Prize

To learn more about the award and apply, see the Prize for Student Data Visualization webpage.

teachingReminder - Awards for Excellence in Graduate Teaching

The Faculty of Arts and Science Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching recognizes faculty members who, in the judgement of their graduate students, have made outstanding contributions to promoting graduate student excellence through teaching, supervision and mentorship at the graduate level. Nominate one of your professors - you can nominate a professor yourself or as a group. The faculty member must be currently involved in graduate teaching, and must have taught or mentored graduate students for the past 5 years. The deadline for submissions is May 30.

For information and to nominate a professor, see the Awards for Excellence in Graduate Teaching webpage.

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