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Tupper Band Spring Concert
Date: Sunday April 22
Location: Saint David’s Presbyterian Church, corner of Grafton & Blower Street.
Cost: $10 ($7 for students and seniors) are available at the door.
More info: http://humanities.medicine.dal.ca
Time: Thursday, April 12th, 7:15 pm
Location: Rm. 118, Dunn Bldg, Dalhousie University, 6310 Coburg Rd
Presenter: Dan Arsenault
Title: "Springtime Stargazing"
The weather is warming up, giving the chance of more comfortable stargazing. Come to the Halifax Planetarium to be acquainted with the stars and constellations of the spring sky, as well as prominent planetary visitors such as Mars and Venus.
Admission: $5 (at the door); reductions for families (min. age 8 years)
Reservations Required: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
State number of adults and children (8-15)
The Show is about an hour long. Full details will be sent before the Show.
Please do not be late. No admission after the door closes.
For this and other Astronomy events in Nova Scotia: astronomynovascotia.ca
The Board of Directors at the University Club would like your input in
helping to shape the future of the Club. The University Club has experienced
a decline in active memberships over the last year, requiring the Board to
re-evaluate how the Club operates. Through this survey, the Board hopes to
gain a better understanding of the Dalhousie community's perspective of the
Club. Your feedback will inform upcoming important decisions regarding
membership structure, food and beverage offerings, marketing efforts, and
Please complete this short survey about your experiences with the Club for a
chance to win lunch for four. The survey should take no longer than 5
minutes to complete.
Thanks in advance, Barry Gaul, President
Follow this link to access the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/UniversityClubDalCommunity
Parenting: The Early Years (0-6)
April 11, 2012 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
This seminar will provide insight into the developmental needs of toddlers and ways this stage of growth can be seen as a pleasant, playful and enjoyable time. Participants will learn about age appropriate behaviours and emotions, routines and relationships, ways to prepare toddlers for school and tips that can be applied to create a safe environment without excessive limits and
WINDOWS 7 – NOW AVAILABLE FOR DISTRIBUTION
Dalhousie University has acquired a site license for Microsoft Windows 7 Upgrade. The license can be used to upgrade a qualifying operating system to Windows 7 Professional. The computer being upgraded must have a licensed copy of a qualifying operating system, which would include:
· Windows XP
· Windows Vista
· Windows 7
· Apple Macintosh
The license allows for upgrade of these products on any university owned or leased computer system (student-owned computers are not eligible). In the case of Apple Macintosh systems, the license can be used to run Windows via Bootcamp, Parallels or Fusion.
To obtain a copy of Microsoft Windows 7 Upgrade:
· Visit the Killam or Sexton Help Desk
· Display a valid Dalhousie ID (must be staff or faculty)
· Pick up an install disc which includes a single-use product key (32-bit and 64-bit versions are available)
These discs are intended for single installations only, if you have multiple systems to upgrade, or are imaging workstations in an office or lab environment, we can provide further information to assist with that process.
If you have any further questions regarding this license or require information about multiple installations, please contact Alan.Thomson@dal.ca or phone 494-1047.
Need Access to Microsoft Office on Your Personal Computer for Work-Related Projects?
Dalhousie University has acquired a site license for Microsoft Office. As part of this license, faculty and staff are entitled to Work at Home Rights.
This allows for installation of Microsoft Office 2010 for Windows or Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac on a personally owned computer, as long as the product is only used for work-related purposes.
To obtain a copy of Microsoft Office for Work at Home:
· Visit PCPC at 1459 LeMarchant St. (Mona Campbell building)
· Display a valid Dalhousie ID (must be staff or faculty)
· Pick up an install disc (Office for Windows or Office for Mac)
· Sign the Work at Home agreement
Note: there is an $11 charge to cover the cost of the install disc
If you have any further questions regarding this license, please contact Alan.Thomson@dal.ca or phone 494-1047.
3D printing is about to come to the Dalhousie Libraries, with a pilot project set to debut this spring.
On April 5th MLIS students Michael Groenendyk and Riel Gallant, who are are studying the democratization of 3D printing culture and spearheading the project, will give a presentation on 3D printing and its potential implications for the work you do. Come to the Killam and find out more about this exciting new initiative!
Thursday April 5, 7pm
Room 2616, Killam Library
All are welcome!
Notice of Meeting
Dalhousie University Senate
Monday, April 9, 2012
4:00pm - 6:00pm
University Hall, Macdonald Building
1. Approval of Agenda
2. Consent Agenda
2.1. Approval of Draft Minutes of March 12, 2012 Senate Meeting
2.2. SPGC: Senate Nomination to the Board of Governors Motion: THAT items 2.1 and 2.2 be approved by Consent.
3. Matters Arising from the March 12, 2012 Senate Minutes
4. Chair of Senate's Report
5. President's Report
6. DSU President's Report
7. Senate Academic Program and Research Committee: New Program Proposal: Bachelor of Agriculture, International Food Business Leslie McLaren, Co-President, Nova Scotia Agricultural College Dian Patterson, Associate Vice President Academic Programs
8. Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Agricultural College Merger - Transition Susan Spence Wach, Associate Vice President, Academic
9. Student Accommodation Policy - Policy Review Process and Recommendations 2012 Meri-Kim Oliver, Assistant Vice President, Student Academic Success Services
10. Question Period
11. Other Business
Part-Time Academic Posting
School of Information Management
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3J5
Posting Date: April 2, 2012
Application Deadline: April 13, 2012
Position: Part-Time Academic
Department/Location: School of Information Management
Pay Rate: In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement
Work Assignment: MGMT 1601 – Electronic Information Management
The Sessional Instructor will teach the course “Electronic Information Management” (MGMT 1601) in the Bachelor of Management program during the 2012 summer session (May-June, 2012).
Requirements of the Position: Post-graduate degree, preferably in information studies and significant employment experience in an Electronic Information Management setting. Prior undergraduate teaching experience will be an asset and some research experience in Electronic Information Management or a cognate area will be helpful. The Instructor reports to the Director of the School. Duties include, but are not limited to: responsibility for all aspects of teaching and administering the class, including lectures, test preparation and evaluation; planning tutorials; supervising teaching assistants; availability for two hours per week for consultation with students.
If you are interested in this position, please apply in writing by the deadline to:
School of Information Management
Faculty of Management
Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building
6100 University Avenue Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3J5
All offers of employment as a part-time academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the courses and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, and women.
RESIDENCE DONSHIPS 2012-13
The University of King’s College invites applications for Residence Donships for the 2012-13 academic year.
Dons exercise general disciplinary duties within the precincts of the College, especially within their designated Bay or Floor. They are expected to make a significant contribution to the intellectual life of the College and to assist students through programming initiatives, individual support and referrals, and through initial crisis response. Together the dons form the core of the residence staff team, working together on a daily basis to coordinate their efforts as a team and as individuals. Dons are also required to attend bi-weekly staff meetings.
Applicants should have an undergraduate degree of at least one year’s standing and interest in being members of a small, dynamic university community. Former students of the College are expected to have at least one year between graduation and taking up the position.
Remuneration is a furnished two room suite (with private bath), a meal plan, and full access to all College amenities. Dons’ accommodations are best suited to single people.
Dons are expected to be fully moved in to their accommodations no later than August 22, 2012.
Dons must be available and on campus during specific dates throughout the year. These include:
Aug. 23 to 31, 2012: Mandatory residence staff training.
Sept. 1 to 8, 2012: Orientation week for new students.
Dec. 18, 2012: Dons may leave for the holiday break.
Jan. 2, 2013: Dons must return to campus for the Winter term.
Apr. 23, 2013: Dons may leave residence.
May 30, 2013: Don appointment officially ends.
This is a one year appointment with the potential for annual re-appointment for a further two years.
Application packages are available from the front desk of Alexandra Hall, the Residence Office (3rd floor New Academic Building) on the King’s College campus, or online (PDF download) at www.ukings.ca, under ‘About King’s’, ‘Employment Opportunities’. Full applications, together with covering letter, curriculum vitae or resume, and the names of three referees, should be mailed or delivered in person to the address below and received no later than April 6, 2012.
Address to: The Residence Office
c/o Pat Dixon
6350 Coburg Rd
University of King’s College
Halifax, NS B3H 2A1
Classification: Administrative Secretary, AS-2
Department: Counselling and Psychological Services (Student Services)
Salary: $35,536 - $43,336 (32.5 hours per week)
Closing Date: April 12, 2012, 4:30 PM
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New Job Application System
To address significant technical challenges, the Department of Human Resources is preparing to transition from its current on-line staffing application system to a new on-line system, CBX, hosted by CareerBeacon, effective April 16th, 2012.
To assist system users, (applicants and hiring Managers) a representative from CareerBeacon will join members of the Recruitment and Retention team in facilitating a two hour training session from 10:00am – 12:00pm on Wednesday, April 11th, 2012. The training will cover applying for postings by setting up a ‘MyBeacon Account’ and viewing your postings for hiring managers.
User guides will be available on the Human Resources website http://humanresources.dal.ca after the implementation of the new system to assist applicants and hiring units. Please note, all hiring and selection processes and practices remain unchanged and in accordance with appropriate collective agreement(s), handbook(s) and other policies.
In order to attend this training session, you must register at: https://events-eod.dal.ca/workshop.php?id=325
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