Feeling all stressed out with the second wave of midterms approaching? Fear not! Come join the games night co-hosted by the NSSA and CSBSU to get to know your fellow lifesci buddies and enjoy the evening with games and free food! The event will take place at RW010 on Friday, November 7th from 6:00pm – 9:00pm.
If you plan to come please RSVP (on our Facebook page) so we know the approximate portion of food to prepare. Hope to see you all there!
Ever wonder what the gluten-free diet was all about? Why some people can eat gluten while others can’t? Come out to the Academic Seminar on October 28th where graduate student Joseph Jamnik will explain the link between gluten & celiac disease and introduce you to a new domain of research: proteomics. The seminar will be held at FG 423 from 4-5pm and as always food will be provided. Make sure to attend and learn something new about research in the nutrition world!
Interested in becoming a member of the NSSA? We are looking to recruit students for the following positions:
• VP External
• 4th year representative (2)
• 2nd year representative (2)
If you would like to join our team, you must email us at email@example.com by October 12th and let us know which position you are interested in. Candidates must also prepare a 1 minute speech for elections day which will be held on Tuesday October 14th, from 5-7 pm in FG 423 (located in the Fitzgerald Building on the 4th floor). In order to run for a position or vote you must either be in the Nutritional Sciences Major program, or be taking at least one NFS course. You will be asked to provide proof of this on elections day! Further information about the duties of these positions is posted in our constitution. Good luck to all candidates!
Are you thinking of graduate school? The NSSA is hosting a Grad School Info Night on Wednesday October 1st at FG423 from 5-7 pm. At this event, Professor Hanley the graduate coordinator at the Department of Nutritional Sciences and a speaker from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health will be speaking about graduate programs offered at U of T. As well, graduate students in our department doing clinical, epidemiological, animal, and cell research will be sharing their experiences about what graduate school is like. If there is anything particular you would like the speakers to address please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know. We look forward to seeing you there!
Want to learn more about opportunities in your field?
Join the Department of Nutritional Sciences Student-Alumni Mentorship Program! This is a great opportunity for you to connect with department alumni and professionals in an informal setting and learn more about your future career path.
Click here to apply now for the DNS Mentorship Program starting in September 2014 or click on the flyer below for more information.
We would like to thank everyone who attended the elections yesterday and congratulate the new executive team:
President: Charles Ko
VP (Internal): Stephanie Ziembicki
VP (External): Kaylem Boileau
Outreach Coordinator: Lucy Zhang
Webmaster: Zoya Sajjad
Secretary: Karen Truong
Social Coordinator: Gladys Liu
ASSU/MSSU Rep: Allison Deng
3rd Year Rep: Yumeng Fu, Stephanie Li
There are still four spots available for 4th year rep (2) and 2nd year rep (2) positions, which will be filled at our 2014 Fall elections. Be sure to follow our facebook page or website for more details if you are interested in running!
Want to get involved with the NSSA? Come out and run for a position on the 2014-2015 NSSA Exec Team! Elections will take place in FG423 on April 4th from 3:00 to 4:00 pm. Available positions include:
- VP External
- VP Internal
- 4th Year Representative (2)
- 3rd Year Representative (2)
- 2nd Year Representative (2)
- Outreach Coordinator
- Social Coordinator
- ASSU/ MSSU Representative
*For descriptions of Executive Positions, please see our constitution. Anyone in the NFS major, or who will be taking at least one NFS course next year is eligible to try out. All interested candidates should email us at email@example.com indicating which position they would like to run for, and prepare a short 2-3 minute speech on their suitability for that position.
Hope to see you all there!