Ink Blot: The UPA Newsletter

Read the Fall 2012 Inkblot here (docx file).

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Professor of the Month - October 2010

Click here for this month's professor:
Dr. Don Kuiken.

Past Profs of the Month

Volunteer Opportunity of the Month:

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Hey psychology students!

Thank you for helping make our annual fall barbeque a huge success! Because of you, we will be able to keep hosting awesome events of all sorts.

Want to know what's next? Well, listen up!

Are you feeling overwhelmed with school? Trying to decide which 200 level classes are going to help you the most in the end of your degree? Can't decide what you want to do with your degree? Want more information on how to get involved in  Grab a mentor! Our mentorship program has been providing information, opportunities, and a helping hand to psychology students of all shapes and sizes! You'll be paired one-on-one with a fellow undergraduate psychology student who's volunteered to help you make the most of your degree, academic or otherwise!

But what about grad school? I want to get my Master's degree in psychology, but I have no idea how to get started. What are the expectations? What are the deadlines? To whom should I talk if I want more information? Come out to our grad forum on Friday October 18th at 5:00 in BS-P 226! We'll have 3 graduate students speaking about their experience as a graduate psychology student with time for questions. Come out and learn more about the graduate experience!

But...but I just want to party. Well, if you didn't already know..

AIN'T NO PARTY LIKE A UPA PARTY!

This Halloween, the International Science Students' Society (ISSS) is hosting our interdisciplinary science students' party at The Rack! It's $5 per person and you can bring as many academic guests as you like. All proceeds from tickets sold by the UPA will go directly towards events hosted by the UPA, including MORE PARTIES and FREE PIZZA for not-parties. Buy your ticket from the UPA office or email upa@ualberta.ca to reserve your tickets! They include 1 free drink, no line, and no cover.

-UPA




Office Hours (BioSci P206L and K)

M 11:00 - 13:00
T 12:30 - 14:00, 17:00 - 18:00
W 10:00-11:00, 11:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
TR 12:30 - 14:00, 17:00 - 18:00
F 11:00 - 13:00

Interested in becoming part of the UPA?
Email upa@ualberta.ca for more information.



Peer Mentorship Program

The Peer Mentorship program facilitates one-on-one interaction between a 3rd/4th-year student and a 1st/2nd-year student in psychology. An upper-year psychology student who meets the criteria to act as a mentor (please see application) will be assigned to a 1st/2nd year student who seeks peer guidance, advice, and support on academic or program-related issues. The assigned mentor will act as an information source for the school year.

FAQs | Application Form | Mentor Application Form

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