END OF TERM SOCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!

 

Ahhhh, we’ve finally made it to the end of the school year!

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NAUS and BUSS are teaming up for our last pub night of the year on Friday March 31st at Pogue Mahone Pub from 8:00 PM- 2:00AM!

Why not take some time with your friends to celebrate the end of a long year with some free drinks and food on us!?

Entry after 9:00 PM is 19+ so please be sure to bring your government issued I.D.

This event will be following the NAUS and BUSS elections, so please be sure to come out to the elections if you can make it!

NAUS elections: https://www.facebook.com/events/1630019757013258/

BUSS elections: https://www.facebook.com/events/762039083961006/

NAUS ELECTIONS ONE WEEK AWAY

As the academic year comes to a close, it is time for NAUS to hold our annual general meeting and elections.

The general meeting will take place from 4-5PM in SS1085. We will discuss NAUS events throughout the past academic year, take suggestions for the upcoming academic year, and vote on constitutional amendments.

This will be followed by election speeches and an in-person voting period from 5-6PM.

To be eligible to run in this election, you must be currently enrolled in a neuroscience major or specialist.

The following executive positions are available during this election period:

Co-President (2)
Vice President, Communications (1)
Vice President, Academic (1)
Vice President, Finance(1)
Vice President, Social Affairs (2)
Secretary (1)
Graduating Year Representative (1)
Graphic Designer (1)
Third Year Representative (1)

Here are the descriptions for each of the available positions:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ftdjz09AhxWPdKqzUzbkM2xpggH8-XqV4ieT8Tzrj7o/edit?usp=sharing

A declaration of candidacy for ONE of these positions as well as a draft of your 1-2 minute speech is to be emailed to naus.utoronto@gmail.com by Monday March 27th by 11:59PM.

You are eligible to vote if you have taken at least 0.5 FCE of core neuroscience courses in the Department of Human Biology, or are currently enrolled in a neuroscience program.

If you cannot make it out to the election, there will also be an option to read the transcripts of candidate speeches on our website and vote ONLINE with your student number.

A voting link and candidates speeches will be posted on the day of the election, Friday March 31st. The online voting period will end on Sunday April 2nd at 11:59PM.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!

NAUS 2017-2018 Election Announcement!

As the academic year comes to a close, it is time for NAUS to hold our annual general meeting and elections.

The general meeting will take place from 4-5PM in SS1085. We will discuss NAUS events throughout the past academic year, take suggestions for the upcoming academic year, and vote on constitutional amendments.

This will be followed by election speeches and an in-person voting period from 5-6PM.

The following executive positions are available during this election period:

Co-President (2)
Vice president, Communications (1)
Vice president, Academic (1)
Secretary (1)
Treasurer (1)
Graduating Year Representative (1)
Vice President, Social Affairs (2)
Graphic Designer (1)
Third Year Representative (1)

A declaration of candidacy for ONE of these positions as well as a draft of your 1-2 minute speech is to be emailed to naus.utoronto@gmail.com by Monday March 27th by 11:59PM.

CULSC WINNERS

The Neuroscience Association for Undergraduate Students executive team would like to extend a huge thank you to all teams that participated in the 7th annual Canadian Undergraduate Life Sciences Challenge.

You were all a pleasure to a host, and helped make this the largest competition we have hosted to date!

Congratulations to the top 3 teams:

Third Place – Dank A-meme-no Acids (McGill University)

Second Place – Power Couple (University of Toronto)

First Place – Dopa Dope (University of Toronto)

Within the next week we will be posting photos from the event and sending a feedback survey to see how we can improve CULSC next year!

FINAL TEAM LIST FOR CULSC

CULSC IS TOMORROW!

Just a friendly reminder, that we will not be accepting new team registrations in-person, as we have reached capacity for the event!

We are trying to keep CULSC green this year, so if you have a reusable water bottle, feel free to bring it with you! There are water refill stations throughout Wetmore Hall where the competition will be taking place.

Please don’t forget to check the finalized teams list: https://docs.google.com/…/1YrK3A3V68BY_5TpGDBgrRSg9BC…/edit…

Double check the spelling of your name and team member’s names, as this is how it will appear on your participation certificates.

As well, please be prepared to present the following at check in on Friday at 5 PM in Wetmore Hall Lounge:

– Student ID from your institution
– Health card
– Government ID (this is necessary if you wish to purchase alcohol at the Friday Night event)
– Two emergency contacts (preferably not members of your own team)

See you all on Friday!

CULSC Registration Closed!

IT IS OFFICIAL! CULSC REGISTRATION IS COMPLETE.

We want to thank all of the teams and individuals that have registered. We cannot wait to see all of you next weekend

If you did not register in time, we hope that you’ll be on the lookout for CULSC announcements during the 2017-2018 school year!

IMPORTANT CULSC REGISTRATION NOTICE

Due to popular demand, we will NOT be accepting in-person (team or individual) registrations on the day of CULSC. At this point, we only have enough space for 3 more teams of 4 to register through Eventbrite by March 6th.
 
We will only be accepting teams that have paid on Eventbrite AND completed the google forum- this means that if you have only filled out the google forum and not paid, your team will lose their spot.
 
We apologize for the inconvenience and we promise that next year we will be able to accommodate more teams.
 
For teams that have partially paid, please ensure that your team members pay ASAP.

Neuroscience and Meditation: Practice and Learn

On February 27th, NAUS will be hosting a 1 hour seminar with Dr. Norman Farb who will discuss his research on the effects of meditation on the brain, followed by a 1 hour meditation session led by Dr. John Vervaeke!

The opportunity to both practice AND learn about meditation is now yours! Please bring a yoga mat/meditation pillow if you have one.

Students from all programs are welcome! Light refreshments will be provided.

Event Schedule:
1-2PM : Meditation and the Brain Seminar + Q&A Session, Dr. Norman Farb
2-3PM: Beginner’s Meditation, Dr. John Vervaeke

There are 60 spaces available for this event, so please reserve your spot using the google form link provided:

https://goo.gl/forms/GkZalGtczaqhOSIn2

CULSC REGISTRATION IS LIVE!

ARE YOU READY FOR THE CANADIAN UNDERGRADUATE LIFE SCIENCES CHALLENGE?

After much anticipation, registration for the event has now gone live. Please follow the online registration instructions here.

Ensure that all of your team members purchase their tickets on eventbrite and that only your team captain completes the google form!

We are so excited to see all of you on March 10th at Wetmore Hall.

If you have any questions regarding CULSC please do not hesitate to email us: culsc@utoronto.ca