We host events for alumni and friends throughout the world to network, socialize and connect with fellow alumni and to catch up with what's going on at your alma mater.
Here you'll find information on a variety of events. These events include opportunities for professional development, networking, family activities, entertainment, education and more. Check out what's going on!
Events are listed in Newfoundland Standard Time (NT).
|Thursday, January 20, 2022|
|MUNalum 101: Cyber Security||1:00pm - 2:00pm||Online|
The recent cyberattack on our provincial healthcare system is one of the most significant in Canadian history. How do these attacks happen and what are the long term effects? How can individuals, companies and employees protect themselves from threats? Memorial University computer engineering professor Dr. Jonathan Anderson (B.Eng.'06, M.Eng.'08), a researcher in computer security and privacy, will explain what hackers are after and what you can - and can't - do to protect yourself.
|Tuesday, February 01, 2022|
|MUNalum 101: Living with Dementia||1:00pm - 2:00pm||Online|
Join Dr. Veronica Hutchings, a clinical psychologist who specialized in the treatment of persons living with dementia and the inaugural director of the Aging Research Centre-Newfoundland and Labrador, as she provides an overview of what dementia is (and isn’t) and gives suggestions for how you can live well with it.
|Tuesday, February 08, 2022|
|MUNalum 101: Combating Climate Change Inaction||1:00pm - 2:00pm||Online|
We've been talking about the impending doom of climate change for decades now, so what, exactly, is preventing action? Join Dr. Beth Schwartz, an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science, and Dr. Mark Stoddart, a professor with the Department of Sociology, as they discuss some of the causes of inaction.
|Tuesday, February 15, 2022|
|MUNalum 101: Fake News and Misinformation: Understanding and Navigating This Challenging Landscape||1:00pm - 2:00pm||Online|
False narratives aren't new, but social media and digital platforms have enabled the rapid spread of harmful content that demand a more careful and critical evaluation of content being viewed and shared. Memorial University librarian Louise McGillis will provide an overview of misinformation, including what it is and how it spreads. She will offer suggestions on how to detect fake news and how to become part of the solution that limits its spread.