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Highlights for this Issue
• SHIFT Graduate Student Conference: Professional skills conference for graduate students to assist with making ‘the SHIFT’ from ‘learning to earning’: uncover, discover, explore and articulate your well-developed higher order skills. Making sense of your graduate level skills and understand how these skills transfer to other areas of work.
Event Date: Thursday, April 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Pond Inlet
• NEW — 2015 MNK Conference: Thanks to all graduate students who presented at the 2015 Mapping the New Knowledges Graduate Student Research Conference on Thursday, April 9 and made our 10-year anniversary a huge success. Approximately 123 graduate students, representing 20 graduate programs, participated in oral, poster and Three Minute Thesis® presentations throughout the day.
A special congratulations to:
Three Minute Thesis® Contest winner and runner-up:
Winner: Matthew Nikitczuk, Master's student in Earth Sciences;
Runner-up: Natalie Trojanowski, Applied Health Sciences
MNK Award winners:
2015 Graduate Mentorship Awards — Professor Nancy Francis, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, (category of master's students only); Associate Professor Thad Harroun, Faculty of Mathematics and Science (category of master's and doctoral students)
2015 Marilyn Rose Graduate Leadership Award — Professor John McNamara, Faculty of Social Sciences
Read highlights about the conference in Brock News 3MT Contest 
• NEW — CPI recognizes Teaching Assistants : Congratulations to the following graduate students who recently received TA Awards:
Graduate TA Award (sponsored by the Faculty of Graduate Studies): Eleftherios (Terry) Kyprianos Soleas, Education
Novice TA Award (sponsored by the CPI): Brodie Terence Hague, Sustainability: Science and Society
International TA Award (co-sponsored Centre for Pedagogical Innovation and Faculty of Graduate Studies): Oksana Pichugina, Mathematics
CPI also presented Andrew C.P. Kemble,Psychology, with the TA Award.