Archived posts for 2011 February 21:

Work Your Degree

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This is a reminder that the deadline for registering for Work Your Degree is coming up. Please register by February 27 at the latest.

Are you a recent grad who wants to find new ways to work your BA or BSc? About to graduate and not sure where to go next? Join fellow alums at Work Your Degree, a career skills workshop offered jointly by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Science and Career Services.

Date: Saturday, March 5, 2011
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $25. Includes all materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks.

Learn how to highlight the skills and experience you’ve gained during your undergraduate career to get you ahead on your career path. Participate in roundtables with young alumni who have been where you are. Find out surprising ways they’ve applied their undergraduate learning and experience to their careers, and learn tips to help you in your quest for the perfect career fit.

Hear from successful alumni and career experts:
• Katherine Sheehan, Assistant Vice-President, Human Resources, Dalhousie University
• Lynn MacMichael, Owner and President of BConnected

• Eight Arts and Science alumni from diverse backgrounds eager to share stories of trial and error in the quest for a meaningful career

Register Online

Any students or alumni looking to register and pay cash to attend can do so at the Career Services Centre, 4th floor of the Dalhousie Student Union building.

For more information, contact Dawna MacIvor, Faculty of Science alumni and donor relations officer, at, or or Krista Armstrong, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences alumni and donor relations officer, at

Special school-break planetarium show

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Halifax Planetarium: School-Break Show

Time: Friday February 25th, 2:30 p.m.
Location: Rm. 118, Dunn Building, Dalhousie University, 6310 Coburg Road
Presenters: Patrick Fortier / Dan Arsenault
Title: “The Stars Have No Break”

Some of the brightest objects visible are ‘up’ in the constellations of the clear Winter-Spring nightsky. Come and learn where to find them and how they shine. Take a quick tour of our neighbouring planets, as well.

This show is directed to school children, accompanied by their parent(s).

More information is available on the Astronomy Nova Scotia website.

Admission: $5; reductions for families. The show is about an hour long. Reserve seats by e-mailing with the number of adults and children (8-15).

Full details will be sent shortly before the show.