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, May 20, 2021|
|Foundational Skills for Career Success||3:00pm - 4:00pm||Online|
You may be surprised to learn that 80% of companies report that it's a challenge to find candidates with fully developed soft skills in the market. But what are these foundational soft skills and how can you obtain or improve on them? Join Ten Thousand Coffees to get perspective from a HR leader at one of the most well-known companies in the world.
|Tuesday, May 25, 2021|
|HSS 101 - Religious Studies||1:00pm - 2:00pm||Online|
Dr. Patricia Dold discusses what it means to study religion in the 21st century and the interplay of religion, culture and daily life.
|Tuesday, June 01, 2021|
|The Age of Creativity||1:00pm - 2:00pm||Online|
In her book, The Age of Creativity, writer and folklorist Emily Urquhart (MA’08, PhD’13) reveals her findings on late-stage creativity. In this event, Dr. Urquhart shows how creative work, both amateur and professional, can sustain people in the third act of their lives and offers a new story on the possibilities of aging.
|Tuesday, June 08, 2021|
|Anatomy 101||1:00pm - 2:00pm||Online|
Join Drs. Patricia Cousins, Janna Andronowski and Mike Wahl of the Faculty of Medicine from their new anatomy facility. They will provide hands-on demonstrations using plastinated anatomical specimens, discuss the plastination technique, the Anatomical Gift Program, and highlight features of the new state-of-the-art anatomy facility and the virtual learning tools available.
|Tuesday, June 15, 2021|
|Implicit Bias 101||1:00pm - 2:00pm||Online|
We use the term "implicit bias" to describe when we have attitudes towards people or associate them with stereotypes without our conscious knowledge. Join Aimée Surprenant, an expert in the intersection of auditory perception and memory, as she explains how implicit bias affects us and others and what strategies we can employ to overcome it.
|Wednesday, June 16, 2021|
|Come From Away: Public Presentation||10:00am - 11:00am||Online|
With the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaching this September, join us for an exciting panel discussion on the Come From Away phenomenon. Featuring stories from Derm and Diane Flynn, whose real-life experiences were immortalized in the Tony Award-winning musical, Petrina Bromley (BMus’94), the sole Newfoundlander in the original Broadway production, and Alina Sergachov (MA’19), an international graduate student who chose to study Come from Away.
|Tuesday, July 20, 2021|
|Coast Lines with Sonja Boon||7:30pm - 9:00pm||Online|
Join acclaimed author and Memorial University faculty member Dr. Sonja Boon, CBC Radio's Angela Antle, and other special guests as they discuss Sonja Boon's What the Oceans Remember: Searching for Belonging and Home, and issues of identify, belonging, migration and history. Dr. Boon will read from the fourth Coast Lines book club selection. Viewers will have the opportunity to submit questions.
|Thursday, July 29, 2021|
|School of Pharmacy Golf Tournament||8:00am - 12:00pm||GlenDenning Golf Club|
After a year off the course, the School of Pharmacy is once again planning their annual golf tournament in support of student learning and initiatives. They are very optimistic that COVID will not stop the tournament from happening, as the course will be open barring some additional Health Canada rules.