lunch talks

McLaughlin's Lunch Talk Series

Listen to interesting speakers on a variety of topics and eat a free lunch! Students who attend 6 lunch talks over the year will receive a Certificate of Participation, while those who attend 10 talks or more will receive a Certificate of Active. Talks take place in the Senior Common Room.

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Join Us for the Critical Thinking Series

Join us for the 2018 Critical Thinking Series! The Importance of Critical Thinking for University Success Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Critical Thinking and Analytic Writing Part I Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Critical Thinking and Test-taking: Strategic Staging for Success – Part I Monday, January 29, 2018 Critical Thinking and Analytic Writing Part II Wednesday, March […]

Open Data in Context: Balancing the Benefits of Openness

The growing interest in open data is borne of its perceived capacity to enhance transparency, accountability, and to strengthen democracy. Arriving on the heels of the open access movement and the creative commons licensing revolution, the open data movement, spearheaded by strong initiatives such as Open Science, serves as a marker for communicating a broader […]

50 Years of Residence Life, Alumni Panel

Our first 50th anniversary alumni panel will feature a group of former residents of Tatham Hall, McLaughlin College’s residence building named after its first Master, George Tatham. The panelists represent the residence life experience in four different decades, and thus will give us an insight into what is common, and what has changed, over McLaughlin’s […]

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Codes, Commissioners and the State of the Municipal Ethics Regime

Since its beginnings in 2006 the Code of Conduct and Integrity Commissioner system in Ontario has attracted criticism as it maintained a bifurcated approach to ethics and left Commissioners vulnerable without clear reinforcement of their independence. Earlier this year the provincial legislature enacted new legislation aimed at changing the system and enhancing its effectiveness. The presentation will focus on where […]

Taking Care of You

This lunch talk will engage participants in exploring the idea of self-care and how it can be incorporated into the life of a busy student on the go! It will also explore the perceptions we all have about what we think our fellow students are doing, and the reality of what they actually are doing. To […]