CNS-UofT Seminar

Hey Everyone,

Join us on Tuesday February 11th for the Knowledge Translation: Experiences in Nutrition Education seminar taking place in FitzGerald Building Room 103 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. The seminar will be delivered by Brianne McVeigh, MSc RD and will address some of the key topics in providing nutritional education to various target audiences. Everyone is invited to attend. Click on the poster below for more information.

Sophomore Day Social

Hey Sophomores!

The NSSA has something special planned for you! On Feb 3rd, we will be hosting a Sophomore Day Social in FG423 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm. This is an exciting event planned just to give you an opportunity to get to know your department better. You will also get a chance to meet some of our beloved professors! A light lunch will be provided free of charge. Non-sophomore students are also welcome.
Make sure you don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity!

NSSA Annual Pub Night!

Hey Everyone!

Welcome back from the holidays! To start off the new year the NSSA will be hosting its Annual Pub Night on Thursday January 23rd at Gabby’s Pub (located at 192 Bloor St.) from 7:00 to 10:00 pm. So come on out and take advantage of this opportunity to mingle and have a great time. The event is 19+ so please bring your IDs with you, and of course your appetites too! As always, food and drinks are on us (while quantities last).

CNS Conference

The Canadian Nutrition Society/la Société canadienne de nutrition (CNS-SCN) and the University of Toronto have organized a one-day conference on Advances in Dietary Carbohydrates and Fibre in Nutrition. Join us for an exciting day of presentations by dynamic speakers who will help you better understand the latest advances in dietary carbohydrates and fibre.

Click here for more information.

 

Academic Seminar

Hey Everyone!

Ever wonder which hormones influence your appetite? Come join us on Monday November 25th from 4-5 pm in FG 423 to learn how testosterone is linked to our appetite. The academic seminar will be given by Alexander Schwartz and will focus on the role of testosterone during adolescence and obesity. As always, there will be free food so mark your calenders now!

Annual Student-Professor Luncheon

We invite all those who are taking any NFS course to attend our Annual Student-Professor Luncheon! Here you will have the opportunity to meet and network with the professors in the Nutrition Department in a  casual environment over lunch. This event gives students the chance to chat with the professors about their courses, research, life and more! So don’t miss this opportunity to pick the brains of our amazing professors, and create a personal relationship with them. This event will take place at Hart House Debates Room on November 4th from 12-3 pm.

Feel free to stop by at anytime for delicious food and great conversation!

NSSA Film and Games Night!

Hello fellow nutrition students!

Need to unwind from assignments and midterms?  Come and have some fun  at our fall FILM & GAMES Night! This is a great opportunity to socialize among your fellow nutrition students and also meet us, your amazing executives!! The nutrition department is known for being a small, tight-knit and welcoming community so we encourage all of you to come and be apart of it. We will have a free movie screening and fun games.

As always, we will have the best food around!

So we look forward to seeing you all on Monday October 28th from 6-8pm at FG 423.

 

NSSA by-elections & general meeting

Hello All!

To those of you who are in 2ed or 3rd year, the NSSA is looking to fill executive positions for (2) second year representatives and (1) third year representative! So, if you are interested in getting involved with the NSSA and joining our amazing team, please email us at nssa.sa@utoronto.ca and let us know if you are interested in running for these positions.

Candidates must prepare a 1 minute speech and be elected at our by-elections meeting on Tuesday October 8, from 2-3pm in FG423. In order to be a viable candidate, you must be either in the Nutritional Sciences Major program, or taking at least 1 NFS course. Further information about the duties of these positions are posted in our constitution which can be found here: http://nssa.sa.utoronto.ca/about/

We will also be holding a general meeting, so for those of you interested in hearing about what we have planned for the year, come on out and say hi. We look forward to seeing you all!

Science Rendezvous

Science Rendezvous is a free outdoor science festival meant to get kids and families excited about science and technology. The event is happening on St. George campus on
*Saturday, May 11th from 11 am to 5 pm.*

We are currently looking for volunteers to help us run the show. Some exciting positions include cotton candy making, helping run an Amazing Race for kids, blowing up helium balloons, among other activities meant to promote education and research in science.
What’s in it for you? Glad you asked.

– A free t-shirt
– Lunch and snacks
– Great volunteering experience
– A chance to positively contribute to your community

If you are interested in applying, please visit the website below for more information about the festival and how to apply.

https://sr.escalator.utoronto.ca/home/get_involved/