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, August 12, 2021|
|Teaching Early in Your Career (or, What I Wish Someone had Told Me)||1:00pm - 2:00pm||Online|
In a typical academic position, teaching is supposed to account for 30-40% of your job. (Some academic positions, even at universities, are 100% teaching.) But even if you’re exiting academia, if you’re teaching now, it’s good to do so in a considered and thoughtful way. In this talk, Dr. Dyer will offer advice based on his own teaching experiences, concentrating on what would be useful for someone early in their career.
|Thursday, August 26, 2021|
|Professional Networking and the Job Search||1:00pm - 2:00pm||Online|
This session will focus on the importance of networking and its role in the job search process, with an emphasis on virtual networking. Topics include self-evaluation, conducting a job market search, the hidden job market, researching employers and effective job search tools. Informational interviewing will also be highlighted as playing a vital role in a successful job search!
|Tuesday, September 14, 2021|
|Berries and the Brain||1:00pm - 2:00pm||Online|
Memorial pharmacologist and neuroscientist Dr. John Weber will be sharing the latest results of his research that has demonstrated the potential of berries to protect the brain from aging, inflammation and neurodegenerative disorders.
|Wednesday, September 29, 2021|
|Hidden Memorial: Signal Hill Campus||1:00pm - 2:00pm||Online|
A behind-the-scenes look at how the Battery Hotel was transformed into Memorial's Signal Hill Campus. Meet representatives from the buildings' tenant partners, explore the student residences, the catering facilities, and discover how this iconic landmark can play a role in your professional and personal life. Hosted by Amy Henderson (MA'08) of Business and Arts NL and Jordan Wright (BA'04, MBA'08), director, conference services.