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Insider's Guide to the Galaxy: Space and Astronomy Books

In partnership with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada; As avid readers, we want to share with you our favourite space and astronomy books! Chris will be diving into his favourite observing books and Jenna will talk about her favourite books on all sorts of other astronomy topics – from the Big Bang to Alien Worlds to the End of Everything. And viewers can let us know which are your favourite space books!

September 14th, 3:30pm to 4:30pm
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The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy: Gas Giants Spectacular

In partnership with The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. We're taking a deep dive into the gassy atmospheres of the giant planets in our Solar System! Find out all about seeing the Great Red spot and the shadow transits, eclipses, and occultations of Jupiter’s moons. We’ll talk about Uranus' strange spin and Saturn's light and fluffy atmosphere. We’ll tell you how to view distant blue Neptune and its moon Triton.
August 17th, 3:30pm to 4:30pm
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Waking up the medicine: Instilling Anishinaabe knowledge into history

Dr. Alan Corbiere is the Canadian Research Chair in Indigenous History of North America. His presentation focuses on how the Anishinaabe ways of knowing, perspective and language can inform mainstream history during this time of truth and reconciliation.

The Scholars' Hub features discussions on a broad range of topics from some of the best minds at York University. 

Register through York U at bit.ly/3y6a9zT

 

September 15th, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
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#AdvanceStyle: Confronting gendered ageism online

Learn how Advanced Style influencers (aged 50+) are using Instagram to fight gendered ageism rampant in North America’s fashion and beauty industries. This presentation is based on a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada funded study recently published in the Journal of the Association for Consumer Research.

With Ela Veresiu (IBBA '09), Associate Professor, Marketing Specialization, Schulich School of Business

Presentation followed by Q&A.

August 4th, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
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Job Skills Workshop: Mature Workers

If you’re an over 40 job seeker join us for this informative, virtual workshop to learn some strategic job search techniques that will help you triumph over negative age-related stereotypes.  This workshop is designed to assist mature individuals assess and pursue career options based on their many years of accumulated skills and experience. Pre-register.  Zoom details will be emailed.

September 29th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Job Skills Workshop: Roadmap to Employment

Attend this virtual workshop to learn how you can establish a healthy work/life balance by learning about resources available to you and how to put them to use. The Roadmap to Employment workshop will show how the skills you have mastered and the skills you are learning relate to the job market, and how to use these attributes to source jobs and advance your career goals. In partnership with Job Skills.  Pre-register.  Zoom details will be emailed.

September 22nd, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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