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Online ROP Poster Fair

Don’t miss this showcase of 80+ undergraduate Arts & Science Research Opportunities Program (ROP) projects completed during the Fall/Winter 2020–21 academic year. Open to all U of T faculty, staff and students, participants can browse the projects and talk to student presenters about their research.

Date: March 18, 2021, 3–5 pm. Register to obtain link and passcode.

Global Classrooms Funding Initiative

The Office of the Vice-President, International’s Global Classrooms Funding Initiative is now accepting applications for funding support for Global Classrooms (GCs) — an accessible way to internationalize teaching and learning experiences by combining global and cross-cultural collaborations with technology. Instructors may apply for GCs taking place in the summer or fall term of 2021 and/or the winter term of 2022. Overview deadline: March 15, 2021.

Director Search for the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy — Committee Membership and Call for Nominations

An Advisory Search Committee has been appointed to recommend a Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy. The input of faculty, staff and students is critical for the success of the selection process. Nominations for the Director should be sent by April 30, 2021 via MSGAPP Director Search Nominations. Questions regarding the Director search should be directed to Daniela Trapani.

Graduate and Undergraduate Student Surveys (PDAD&C #48)

Please encourage students to check their email to see if they have been invited to participate in the Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) consortium and the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL) institutional surveys.

The SERU provides a way for graduate and undergraduate students to share insights on their experiences in classrooms, labs, and campus life. The MSL is designed to better understand undergraduate co-curricular involvement.

Access Connections Day

On March 24, 2021, join colleagues and members of the Access Program community for the second annual Access Connections Day — Creating Connections, Improving Access forum. This year’s event will feature a plenary speaker, interactive panel discussions with students, staff, alumni and community members and the opportunity to connect with colleagues working in access and outreach programming and activities across U of T’s three campuses. Registration is open to everyone.

A&S Graduate Writing Support

Daniel A. Newman, Director of Graduate Writing Support, is hosting several writing events for graduate students in the coming weeks. A full list is available on his website and includes the following:

Results of the Elections for 2021 Governing Council and its Bodies

Please see a list of successful candidates who will serve on the Governing Council in 2021–2022. Congratulations to those who have been elected or acclaimed in their respective constituencies.

Research Opportunities and Support

UTogether, COVID-19 Updates & FAQs

Visit U of T’s COVID-19 UTogether website for regular updates as new guidance, strategies and materials become available. Sign up for the Provost's Digest to stay informed. And refer to the following resources, which are updated frequently:

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