Upcoming Events
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Learning Skills Seminars
Memory Strategies
November 24, 
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
Time Management
November 25, 
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
KC 119

KAMP Movie Night
Inside Out. November 24,
7:30 p.m.
Joanne & Peter Kenny Theatre

Mindfulness  M editation Group Wednesdays, 3-4 p.m.
Reflection Room of KC

Yoga every Thursday from 
12 - 1:00 p.m. 
Reflection Room

Pub Night
Every Thursday in the Thames Market by the new fireplace

London Poverty Research Centre @ King's
November 25, 3:30-4:20 p.m.
Joanne and Peter Kenny Theatre

Sociology Career Night
November 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Vitali Lounge

Canada At Home and Abroad: Working in the Canadian Foreign Service with Léonard Beaulne
November 26, 
12:30 -1:30 p.m.

Gylliane Gervais presents
How Statistics Canada Measures the Canadian Economy: An Insiders Report
November 26, 1:30 p.m.
Joanne & Peter Kenny Theatre

Short Films Exploring Disability & Difference
November 26, 6-8 p.m.
Joanne & Peter Kenny Theatre

Winter Warm-Up Drive
Now until November 26.
Labatt Hall, KC & Wemple
Donate winter wear for those in need.

Medieval Fair
November 27, 7:30 p.m.
Vitali Student Lounge

November 30th the last day to drop a full-year course without academic penalty.

Blood Donor Clinic
November 30
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

December 1

Cultural Festival Auditions
Until December 1

December 5, 7:30 p.m.
Joanne & Peter Kenny Theatre

December 10, 5:30 p.m.
Labatt Hall 
Liturgy Schedule
Monday, November 23
7 p.m.

Tuesday, November 24
12 p.m.
Wednesday, November 25
12 p.m
Friday, November 27
12 p.m.
Sunday, November 29
10:30 a.m. & 5:00 p.m.

Christ the King Chapel, Wemple Building (KUC)
Volume 3 / Issue 13 / November 23, 2015 
Volunteers Wanted for King's Christmas Video
Merry Christmas from King's 2014
Merry Christmas from King's 2014

It's that time of year again! We will be creating our annual King's Christmas video! We invite students, faculty and staff to come and place an ornament on our tree in the Garron Family Learning Lounge, Student Life Centre on Thursday, November 26 between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. If you want to place a decoration on the tree that has significance to yourself and to your time at King's, that would be most welcomed. We will also have some decorations on hand. Please be aware that you will be filmed.
If you have submissions for Things@Kings please send them to
communication@kings.uwo.ca . Our deadline is Wednesday at noon for publication in the following Monday's newsletter. Please let us know about your events, or share your favourite campus photo. 

King's Communications Team

Learning Skills Seminars are open to all King's students. Improve your Memory Strategies on Tuesday, November 24th from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. and learn Time Management on Wednesday, November 25th, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. To find more information on other Learning Skills Seminars, please click  here.
Final Exam Schedule
The exam schedule is out. You can find it here.

King's Hour

Hosted by The Board of the London Poverty Research Centre at King's.

London has been through years of difficult transition, but the key to finding a new future lies in our knowledge of what our direct challenges are. With the presence of the London Poverty Research Centre, our community will be provided with the relevant data to face and change the future of poverty in London through knowledge of both the statistics and direct stories of those struggling in poverty. The future begins with the gathering of that knowledge and its direct placement in the hands of leaders and citizens alike to build the community they want. To this the London Poverty Research Centre has dedicated itself.

Tangled London

Short Films Exploring Disability and Difference
Thursday, November 26, 2015: 6-8 PM
Joanne and Peter Kenny Theatre.

In collaboration with King's Disability Studies and VibraFusionLab. Tangled London is part of Tangled on Tour: a touring series presenting disability arts to cities around Ontario. Look out for more Tangled London events in March 2016.
Tangled Art + Disability is a not for profit arts organization and forum for creative and artistic excellence that serves as a leader, catalyst and resource for bringing together professional artists, emerging artists and arts and cultural organizations and a diverse public.

For info call 647 725 5064 or email info@tangledarts.org

ASL, Barrier-free space and all lms are captioned. Please help make this is a scent-free environment
Medieval Fair

Come to our Medieval Fair  on Friday, November 27, 7:30 p.m in the  Vitali Student Lounge. There will be games, calligraphy, fortune telling, an art gallery, and a photo booth. There will also be entertainment - jousting, a witch trial, a medieval dance, and a performance of medieval music.
Drop deadline coming up!
  • November 30th is the last day to drop a full-year course without academic penalty. Pick up a paper Add/Drop form from the Academic Dean's Office and submit it at DL 104 on or before the deadline.
  • Full-year courses dropped after November 30, 2015 will be recorded as fails ('F').  
For more information please visit the Academic Dean's Office or email academic.dean@uwo.ca.

In partnership with  GivingTuesday.ca, King's is challenging alumni, students, employees and friends to give back on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. It is a time to celebrate and encourage activities that support charities and non profits. Whether it's making a donation, volunteering time, helping a neighbour or spreading the word, Giving Tuesday is a movement for everyone who wants to give something back.

If you are on campus, join the King's Foundation team for coffee and treats as we say thanks to our donors and volunteers. Giving Tuesday donations will be accepted throughout the day, and can be made in person at the King Centre or  online.

Share your support and challenge others to participate in this national day of giving by using  #igivetokings in your social media posts.

Pre-registration is required at csd@kings.uwo.ca or 519-433-3491 ext.4321.

Christopher Perrin Beatty Lecture

Please join us Thursday, December 10, 2015, in Labatt Hall at 5:30 p.m. for the Christopher Perrin Beatty Lecture in Recognition of King's Outstanding Teaching Faculty.

Dr. Joseph Michalski, Professor of Sociology and 2015 recipient of the King's Award of Excellence in Teaching will present:

"What's your problem?" A Purely Sociological Theory of Human Conflict...and Why You Will Likely Reject the Theory

The Christopher Perrin Beatty lecture was established in 2011 by family and friends to honour the late Christopher Perrin Beatty and ensure that King's recognizes excellence in teaching.

Light refreshments will be served following the lecture at 6:45 p.m. All are welcome to join us in celebrating this year's student awards recipients at the 2015 Student Awards Ceremony, which will begin at 7:15 p.m.

Register online or RSVP to Nicole Furnival at nicole.furnival@kings.uwo.ca by December 1, 2015.

OSAP Income Update
It's time to update your OSAP application with the amount of income that you actually earned and claim or estimate how much you'll earn while in school. Log into the OSAP website, under your "OSAP Full-time Programs": Check Status/Submitted Apps" for your 15-16 OSAP application, under "Actions", and select "Confirm Income"It is imperative that you review and update your incomes with OSAP, regardless of whether there is a change to be made. All OSAP students who have received OSAP funding this term should be completing this electronic income update. Students who completed an application for the 30% Ontario Tuition Grant only application do not complete this income update. Students with changes to the award or scholarship section must complete an "OSAP Change Form" to update this information. This form is submitted to Student Financial Services at King's.
OSAP has launched a new website. It has a new look and students should bookmark it for access. Check it out at Ontario.ca/osap

Campus Survey - Opportunity to win a $150 Visa® e-Gift Card or one of three $50 Visa® e-Gift Cards!
Aramark is conducting a survey to better understand your campus dining lifestyle and food preferences. By sharing your thoughts, we will gain valuable insight to help improve your overall campus culinary experience.
This online survey will take 5 to 10 minutes and your responses are confidential.
Click the link below to begin the survey:
If you cannot click on the link, copy and paste the URL into your Internet browser address bar and hit enter.
We appreciate your time and thank you for your assistance!
Live It Good Plus

D ining Services has introduced a new mobile app to our campus. Live It Good Plus is your guide to eating smart, staying fit, and living better on campus. Find the latest feature items, get mobile coupons, and learn about better food picks on campus. Check the app for weekly tips, tricks and hacks with will help you get fit, cook healthier, live greener, and eat better everyday. Whenever you engage with the app whether it is redeeming coupons, rating articles, or providing feedback you earn points that increase your chances of winning one of the big monthly prizes.
This new platform gives us the opportunity to reach more of our King's community, and provide a convenient way for our community to interact with us. "Ask the Dietitian" a question, or provide us feedback through our Voice of the Consumer platform.  
We have always worked hard to create positive experiences and environments that enable people and organizations to thrive. The reality is, the mobile world is growing immensely and we want to engage this platform to improve student dining experience on campus. Furthermore, we want to engage other important aspects of wellness- fitness, sustainability, and more. Here is a breakdown of some of the great features you'll find:
  • Good Deals: monthly promotions- this is where you want to click for discounts on products sold at our dining services locations
  • Points: the more you interact with the app the more points you get. The more points you get the higher your chances of winning the big monthly prizes. How big? For instance, this month you can win a year supply of vitamin water or a all expenses paid trip to the Grey Cup
  • Health and Wellness Articles: recipes, nutrition know how, quick and easy fitness tips, and how to live green. These articles change weekly so the information is always new and fresh!
  • Want to get in contact with us? "Ask the Dietitian" a question, or give us any feedback/suggestions through the "Voice of the Consumer"
Here is how to sign up:
  • Search LiveItGoodPlus in the App Store or in the Google Play Store
  • Download the app and Sign Up; make sure to pick King's University College as your community so that you get discounts that are specific to our campus
  • Don't have a smart phone? You can access it online at: www.liveitgood.ca
Supporting your journey to health is important to us, and inspiring our communities to live better is our number one priority. This new app will help connect you to the information that will help you along the way!
Student Essay Contest: Markets and Catholic Social Thought
The Institute for Liberal Studies, in conjunction with the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics, is hosting an essay contest on "Markets and Catholic Social Thought".
Students are invited to submit a 1,500 to 2,000 word essay on the topic. The essay should present an original argument, taking into consideration what other scholars have said on the subject. In writing the essay, consider whether for-profit business activity is consistent with a proper understanding of Catholicism.
Essays should reference:
1) Two relevant papal encyclicals: Centesimus Annus (1991) and Evangelium Gaudium (2013).
2) The article Vocation of the Business Leader: A Reflection by Michael Naughton (Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, 2012).
3) At least one of the following books:
  •          Being Consumed: Economics and Christian Desire by William Cavanaugh (Eerdmans, 2008).
  •          Moral Ecology of Markets by Dan Finn (Cambridge, 2006).
  •          Catholic Social Teaching and the Market Economy by Philip Booth (IEA, 2007)
A scholarly panel will judge the essays and award scholarships to up to three students. Scholarships will cover the complete cost of travel and lodging to attend an undergraduate Symposium on Markets and Catholic Social Thought, to be held April 8-9, 2016 at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
The spring symposium will bring together students from universities across the United States and Canada to explore in depth the relationships among Catholic social thought, markets, economics, and business ethics. The symposium will consist of two lectures by leading scholars and four discussion sessions based on readings that will be provided to the participants. Meals will be provided.  Completed essays should be sent to the director of the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics, Dr. Michael J. Douma, at mjd289@georgetown.edu, by December 1, 2015.  Scholarship winners will be notified by January 15, 2016.

Questions? Contact:
Matt Bufton
Executive Director
Institute for Liberal Studies
368 Dalhousie, Suite 301
Ottawa, ON  K1N 7G3
Office: (613) 667-3120
Mobile: (613) 857-6152
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