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Seats available in PSYC 451C: Decision Making

Deciding on a 400-level PSYC class for the Fall term? Choose PSYC 451C: Decision Making. We will explore exciting recent advances in understanding the mind and brain of how we decide. Topics will range from the role of emotion to how we deal with uncertainty, from moral decisions to addiction, from self-control to free will. Mon/Thurs from 11:30 am to 12:50 pm with Prof. Krawitz. Choice is central to the human experience, enrol today!

Jim Tanaka: Craigdarroch Award

Congratulations to Jim Tanaka for being awarded the Craigdarroch award for Excellence in Knowledge Mobilization. The award recognizes Jim’s work with families, educators, and community professionals to develop innovative, fun and low-cost technologies (computer games and apps) for improving face-recognition skills in children with autism. For a photo that shows Jim accepting the award at the REACH awards (Recognizing Research & Teaching Excellence) ceremony at Royal BC Museum, May 25, 2017 go here:

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Résumé Day


Safety in the workplace: In the classroom, on campus, and in the lab

Duration: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: HHB 128

Building Academic Vocabulary

Duration: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: McPherson Library 151b

The global warming slowdown: “Faux pause” or not?

Duration: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: ELL 060

Andy Farquharson Award Information Session

Duration: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: HHB 128

Digital Scholarship Commons: Decolonizing Research and Indigenizing Data

Duration: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mearns Centre for Learning - McPherson Library, A308

Student questions: How to answer and how to ask

Duration: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: HHB 128