February 10, 2014 | Vol. 1, Issue 21                             Like us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter  View our videos on YouTube
Things at King's: King's Connection
Drop by King's Connection in the King Centre for all your King's wear! Store hours are Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Rugby shirts will be arriving early March! 



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The Write Place offers week-long celebration of Valentine's Day
The Write Place invites you to our very special Valentine's Week Celebration! Join us each day 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in The Write Place (King Centre) as we count down to Valentine's Day! All events are free, no registration required, and Valentine's treats will be provided!


Monday: Love Poetry Marathon - Read from your favourite love (or anti-love) poems or songs!


Tuesday: Candied Creations - Create your own poetry using candy hearts!


Wednesday: Anti-Valentine's - Make a card or poem that says "It's not me... it's you."


Thursday: Bookmark Creations - Get crafty and create your own heart-shaped bookmark!


Friday: Open House - Come and see our creativity on display!


Summer Student Employment

King's has job opportunities available, on campus, for students during the summer months. For further information, including eligibility criteria and details on how to apply, please visit: www.kings.uwo.ca/current-students/money-matters/   - Employment


Please note that applications for the Work Study, First Generation and IWE programs will be accepted from February 10th, 2014 - March 7th, 2014.


If you have questions, please visit Student Financial Services. 

KUCSC presents There's Always Money Left in the Banana Stand


For more information please contact Jonathan Lesarge or Kendra Di BaccoClick here for event page.

International Week challenge
In celebration of International Week, the Registrar's Office wishes to continue to increase national diversity at King's. 
If you would like to recommend a new international student to King's, please contact Natalie Mak by dropping by the Registrar's Office or calling 519-433-3491 ext. 4593, or email nmak4@uwo.ca. Natalie will be happy to provide information about the application/approval process. 
A $100 thank-you gift card for the Western Bookstore, King's Connection or King's Tuition will be awarded if your friend/family member registers at King's.
Intent to Register

A. Online Intent to Register (ITR), February 3, 2014 to March 31 2014, 4:00 p.m. All returning King's students must submit an ITR online to declare their degree and module choices for September 2014-15 academic year. To complete an online ITR, log in to your Student Services page. Deadline: March 31, 2014, 4 p.m. Students who plan to graduate this year do not need to complete an ITR.


Before you submit: 

  1. Attend Academic Dean's Office and departmental information sessions, as well as sessions by Faculties of Law and Education, Post Grad/Career Counselling and Financial Services (February 3- February 14). The schedule and further information about ITR is posted online, and is available in the Academic Dean's Office and Registrar's Office at King's.
  2. Read the Academic Calendar to understand your program and course requirements.
  3. Gather information about your program. See: Degree Check 101 and Program Checklists
  4. Meet full-time faculty members during their office hours.

When registering for courses be sure to check pre-requisites, co-requisites and, anti-requisites carefully (www.westerncalendar.uwo.ca).


B. Paper Intent to Register: Students registering in a second degree, a post-degree module, a concurrent degree, diploma and certificate programs; and students not taking any courses in Fall/Winter 2013-2014 must have their paper ITR forms signed by an Academic Counsellor in the Academic Dean's Office (Dante Lenardon Hall, Room 104).


C. Social Work: Students currently enrolled in the BSW program (Year III progressing to Year IV and Extended Study students) must complete an online ITR by March 31, 2014. Students who are applying for admission to the BSW program cannot indicate "Social Work" as a program choice on their ITR. They will submit an online ITR for an alternate/backup degree/module combination, and if admitted to the BSW program, their registration will be changed for them.


D. Information for Course Selection for Fall/Winter 2014-2015 (students will register for courses in June & July 2014). Please make sure to check Residency Requirements.


E. Course Deletions: You may be removed, without notice, from a course for which you are ineligible to be registered (e.g. lack of pre-requisite, course constraints, or residency regulations).


F. Special Assistance: Students who will be unable to access web course registration or contact the Registrar's Office by phone during the summer may submit their course selection to the Registrar's Office at King's before they leave for the summer, or consult the Registrar's Office to make alternate arrangements.


Check your Student Centre and UWO e-mail regularly to keep track of your courses and registration status. For questions, please contact Claire Hass in DL104, 519-433-3491 ext. 4406, academic.dean@uwo.ca  

English 3998E: Creative Writing Workshop open to King's students from all programs


Students will write creatively in different genres (fiction, poetry, drama and creative non-fiction), and reflect critically on their own work and the work of their peers. Limited to 20 students chosen by the instructors based on samples of creative work.


To enroll this Fall, submit 4-8 pages of your writing in any genre to the Faculty Secretaries' Office (DL 210) by May 30th, 2014. Address the package to Prof. Therese Khimasia, and mark it "Sample for Creative Writing Application." Include your student number, email and mailing addresses, and telephone number, so we can contact you if your application is successful. For more information, please contact Prof. Therese Khimasia.

The Centre for Creativity: Call for Actors!

Call for Actors! Rehearsed Reading with Jeff Culbert

Student actors are invited to participate in a rehearsed and staged reading of Choose But Choose Wisely, under the direction of well-known London playwright, actor, dramaturge and director Jeff Culbert, on February 25th, at 4:30 p.m., Kenny Theatre, King Centre. Five actors are needed, and all actors participating in the readings must be available for rehearsals on February 17th, 20th and 24th, from 3:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., as well as for the staged reading on February 25th at 4:30 p.m. (The exact times for the rehearsals will be decided by the group.) If interested, please contact Dawna.



Call for Participants! Script Analysis for Theatre: a workshop with Jeff Culbert

Students are invited to participate in a workshop on Script Analysis for Actors and Directors with London playwright, actor, dramaturge and director Jeff Culbert. Successful directing and acting require the ability to make good decisions, and this workshop is about how to analyze a script and get the most out of it. The emphasis will be on interpreting the text, recognizing options and making the most interesting and effective choices. Five spots are available, and the play runs for 80 minutes.


All participants must be available for the workshop and rehearsals on February 17th, 20th and 24th, from 3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and for the staging of the play on February 25th at 4:30 p.m. At the focus of the workshop will be Mr. Culbert's original play, Choose But Choose Wisely, and the workshop participants are welcome to join the group of five actors who will be working towards a rehearsed and staged reading of the play on February 25th, at 4:30 p.m. If interested, please contact Dawna.


Upcoming Events

Intent to Register
Feb. 1st - March 31st
Intent to Register must be completed during this time. For more information, please contact Claire Hass in the Academic Dean's Office. 
Program Counselling for Intent to Register 
Feb. 3rd - 14th
Please watch for an email which will include the final schedule for presentation dates.
Learning Skills Workshop: Quick ways to manage citations
Feb. 11th, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Students will learn how to manage citations for academic papers. Credit towards your King's Co-Curricular Record.
KUCSC Presidential Elections 
Feb. 12th & 13th
Online and voting booths available in the King Centre.
KUCSC Presidential Results Party 
Feb. 12th, 10 p.m.
KUCSC Boardroom  
Click here for more details.



KUCSC presents There's Always Money Left in the Banana Stand: An evening with Jeffrey Tambor 
Feb. 12th. 7:30 p.m.
Kenny Theatre, King Centre
Click here for event details.
Career Session for International Students 
Feb. 12th, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Instruction Room, Cardinal Carter Library 
Click here to register. 
An Evening of One Acts Production
Feb. 13th - 15th
Althouse College, 1137 Western Road
This production features two shows, "New Canadian Kid" and "This is the Test." Click here for tickets and times.
Psychology Club Wine & Cheese Social 
Feb. 13th, 7 p.m.
Vitali Student Lounge 
Join us for a fun night with friends, professors and good food! There will be raffles, trivia, prizes, and much more! Please note this is an all ages event. Students over 19 must provide ID. 
Mindfulness Meditation Student Group 
Feb. 26th - March 19th
Reflection Room, King Centre 
Practice meditation and develop a non-judgmental awareness of what is happening in the present moment to reduce stress and improve concentration. This is a 4 week group session for students only. Please register at csd@kings.uwo.ca
Career Session for International Students 
Feb. 26th, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Instruction Room, Cardinal Carter Library 
Click here to register.


Career Session for International Students 
March 5th, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Instruction Room, Cardinal Carter Library 
Click here to register.


Paper/Add Drop
March 7th
Last day to drop a second-term half course
Career Session for International Students 
March 19th, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Instruction Room, Cardinal Carter Library 
Click here to register. 
Development Day: Connect. Lead. Grow.
May 2nd
King Centre 
Development Day is an all day event that will give you the opportunity to hear from industry leaders on topics such as leadership, networking, career & personal development coaching, entrepreneurship and social media strategies. Students receive a special student rate of $50. Click here for more info.
Mindfulness Meditation Drop-In Sessions
Every Monday
(Jan. 20th - April 17th)
12:15 - 12:45 p.m.
Reflection Room, KC
Come practice techniques to settle a busy brain, calm emotions, and re-energize your body and mind. Participants will practice mindfulness meditation skills via audio-recording. No weekly commitment and no registration required.

Noon Hour Yoga
Every Tuesday
12:15 - 1:15 p.m., 
Reflection Room, King Centre 
Please join us for a hatha yoga class taught by a certified yoga instructor. Comfortable, non-restrictive clothing is recommended. If you have any questions please email Kate.  

Campus Ministry's The Development and Peace Group 
Every Tuesday, 1 - 2 p.m.
Meet like-minded people, build community, share faith, make a difference. All are welcome!

Critical Reading Tutor Office Hours

Mondays, 1-4 p.m.

Wednesdays, 12-3 p.m. 

Study Room C, Main Floor of Cardinal Carter Library

Conquer your mountain of reading with The Reading Tutor. Drop in or book an appointment at The Write Place. Email bmcquaid@uwo.ca 



Liturgy Schedule
Christ the King Chapel, Wemple Building
Feb. 11th - 14th, 12 p.m.
Eucharistic Adoration:
Feb. 13th, 6 p.m.

Sunday Eucharist: 
10:30 a.m., 'The Chapel' at 1486 Richmond
5 p.m., Labatt Hall





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