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September 2019

Logarithms, Logarithmic Expressions, Logarithmic Equations

Tuesday, September 17th @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Brodie Building, Room 1-53
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Out of Bounds Lecture Series: Samuel Torjman Thomas

Tuesday, September 17th @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
R.D. Bell Hall, QEII Music Building, Room 1-57
Free

Dr. Samuel Torjman Thomas The Out of Bounds Lecture Series presents Dr. Samuel Torjman Thomas of the City University of New York. Thomas will present "Jewish Songlines: Charting and Chanting the Moroccan Diaspora" from 12:40 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Room 1-57 of the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building. A pizza reception will take place in the Faulty Lounge following the presentation.

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Walk-In Writing Assistance

Tuesday, September 17th @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

George T. Richardson Building

Topics that may be covered during seminars and appointments include: topic clarification, essay organization, outlines; thesis formation, sentence and paragraph structure, citations, referencing and avoiding plagiarism Writing Specialist or Peer Tutors will NOT: Edit students’ papers for them, Students cannot drop off a paper and pick it up later “fixed,” Students are responsible for the content of their papers, including revisions to papers that are suggested during appointments

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Walk-In Writing Assistance

Tuesday, September 17th @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

George T. Richardson Building

**Topics that may be covered during seminars and appointments include: topic clarification, essay organization, outlines; thesis formation, sentence and paragraph structure, citations, referencing and avoiding plagiarism Writing Specialist or Peer Tutors will NOT: Edit students’ papers for them, Students cannot drop off a paper and pick it up later “fixed,” Students are responsible for the content of their papers, including revisions to papers that are suggested during appointments

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Learning Coach

Tuesday, September 17th @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

McKenzie Building, Room 002

If you are a new student, it’s been a while since high school, you want to earn a scholarship, or last semester’s grades weren’t as high as you would like, a learning coach can help you improve your study habits and techniques. Making a weekly study plan Reading textbooks more effectively Making study questions Writing multiple-choice and short-answer tests Taking lecture notes Preparing for final exams Questions welcome!

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Walk-In Math Assistance

Tuesday, September 17th @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

McKenzie Building, Room 102

Walk-in math assistance is available during the fall and winter term (up to the last day of classes) through Math Peer Tutors hired by the Math Department, during times posted on the above link, or on the bulletin board outside the Academic Skills Centre. Students may make use of walk-in assistance in addition to scheduled appointments. Walk-ins should be used for quick questions or clarification. It is advisable that students seeking assistance bring class notes and material with them.

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SafeTALK: Suicide Alertness for Everyone

Tuesday, September 17th @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Louis Riel Room, McMaster Hall
Free

THIS LEARNING OPPORTUNITY IS AVAILABLE TO THE CAMPUS COMMUNITY. SafeTALK prepares anyone over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources.  Most people with thoughts of suicide invite help to stay safe.  Alert helpers know how to use these opportunities to support that desire for safety.  With this training, you will be better able to: move beyond common tendencies to miss, dismiss or avoid suicide; identify people who have…

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Music of the Mediterranean Launches pro series Season Tonight!

Tuesday, September 17th @ 7:30 pm
Lorne Watson Recital Hall, QEII Music Building, Room 1-60

Music of the Mediterranean Launches pro series Season    BRANDON, MB—The 2019-2020 pro series season kicks off with a ground-breaking programme entitled "Mediterranean Encounters: Judeo-Muslim Soundscapes". This evening of Sephardi-Mizrachi music is a first for the pro series, and introduces to Brandon audiences New York-based ethnomusicologist, composer, bandleader, multi-instrumentalist and singer Samuel Torjman Thomas. During this performance, he will sing as well as play various saxophones and the oud – a lute-like instrument with up to 13 strings. Joining Torjman Thomas for this event will…

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Responding to Disclosures

Wednesday, September 18th @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Health Studies Complex, Room 237
Free

This workshop will explore the myths surrounding sexual assault and how these myths increase confusion surrounding sexual assault. The prevalence of sexual assault on Canadian University campuses is explored and participants will learn about trauma responses that will help explain some of the survivor reactions you may come across. Finally, best response practices and how best to support an individual who has experienced sexual assault on our campus will be demonstrated.  Participants will get an opportunity to role play the…

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Essay Basics

Wednesday, September 18th @ 9:30 am - 10:20 am
McKenzie Building, Room 005

After this workshop, students should be able to identify the basic parts of the essay (introduction, body, conclusion) and describe how they function. Along with the basic structure this workshop will cover the following: purpose of the essay, selecting and narrowing a topic, levels of English and use of scholarly language, formulating a thesis statement (brief introduction), evidence and how is it used, and how to access additional resources both on campus and online.

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