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Arts & Science Internship Program Information Sessions

The Dean’s Office is excited to announce the launch of the new Arts & Science Internship Program (ASIP), effective Fall 2021. In its inaugural year ASIP will be open to second year domestic and international students from 20 different academic programs, with the hope of expanding the list of eligible programs each year.

Faculty and staff are invited to attend an information session March 8, 2021 or March 10, 2021 from 1–2 pm. Questions about ASIP can be directed to asip@utoronto.ca.

Research Opportunities and Support

Reminder, there are a number of research deadlines coming up:

JHI Dionne Brand Public Lecture

Join the Jackman Humanities Institute (JHI) for “A Short Entry on Time — Capitalism, Time, Blackness and Writing,” a free public lecture from renowned poet, novelist and essayist, Dionne Brand, JHI's 2020–21 Distinguished Visiting Fellow on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 3:30 pm. Brand's writing is notable for the beauty of its language and its intense political engagement. Her work includes nine volumes of poetry, five books of fiction and two non-fiction works.

Summer 2021 Work Study Program

The Summer 2021 Work Study Program submission period has opened. The program provides students with an opportunity to gain practical work experience to develop their knowledge, strengthen their skills and explore how their academic studies translate to career possibilities. For program dates, eligibility, step-by-step hiring instructions and more, log in to CLNx. The Work Study Program submission deadline is March 12, 2021.

Important Information About Course Storage Quota

Quercus courses only have a 3GB storage quota. Large video and audio files take up a lot of space, so it’s recommended they’re stored somewhere other than Quercus. U of T Libraries Services offers an alternative storage solution called MyMedia, where you can upload larger files and link or embed them in your Quercus course.

Follow this Quercus Support FAQ to find out how much space you currently have available. For more information about MyMedia or other storage solutions, contact tts.artsci@utoronto.ca.

Captioning and Microsoft Teams Session

Join central EASI Connect+Learn and representatives from Academic & Collaborative Technologies for a session on Captioning and Microsoft Teams. Learn how to use live captioning, create a transcript of meeting recordings and hear about recent updates to the captioning feature. Date: March 4, 2021 at 12 pm.

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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