Tag: Scholar in Residence

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Robert DiYanni on Critical and Creative Thinking

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Robert DiYanni, prolific author and NYU professor, held a series of workshops for faculty, parents and students on Thursday and Friday. His topics included...

Re-examining Creativity: Everything is a Remix

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Video by Darin Steinkey Kirby Ferguson, our opening Scholar in Residence this school year was first suggested by art teacher Chris Bateman as a presenter...
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Online Reputations Need Careful Cultivation

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Tony Wilson has a message for young job seekers: beware of your online footprint. Your prospective employers are using the internet to find out...
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Scholar in Residence: Gwynne Dyer’s Less Dire View

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by Darin Steinkey, writer In his first visit in five years, journalist, author and military historian Gwynne Dyer spoke about his book Climate Wars this...
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Parents and Students Get a Chance to Act

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by Jennifer Fraser, English teacher Next week, Scholar in Residence Kayte Summers, actor and drama therapist, will conduct two interactive workshops next week: an afternoon...
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Scholar in Residence Combines History and Performing Arts

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Historical figure Harriet Tubman visited SMUS last week, in the form of veteran performer Leslie McCurdy. Starting her day at the Junior School, she...

An Interview with Dr. Samantha Nutt

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On Tuesday, December 6, Scholar in Residence Dr. Samantha Nutt spoke at SMUS as part of her book tour to support the release of...

Simon Ibell ’96 Inspires Students

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0lmpYUoBFg When Simon Ibell '96 visited SMUS this Monday, the event had a special significance: Simon chose his old high school to be the place...
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Scholar in Residence Bruce Brown

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by Orla Glen, Grade 12 On Friday, all Term 1 athletes had the honour of listening to the director of Proactive Coaching, Bruce Brown. Bruce...
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Scholar in Residence Kenneth Oppel ’85

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Alumnus and Governor General Award-winning author Kenneth Oppel '85 returned to SMUS this week to speak to students at all three schools about his...

SMUS Scholar in Residence: Linda Kavelin Popov

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by Nancy Richards, Director of the Junior School Last Friday, the Junior School staff and students were fortunate to have an opportunity to meet SMUS...

Scholar in Residence: Professor Rana on the Asian Market and Mind

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by Eric Protzer, Grade 11 student To explain complicated foreign economics and politics to an audience of high school students is impressive. To do so...

SMUS Meets Shakespeare

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by Eric Protzer, Grade 10 Monologues are strange but engrossing things to consider. For example, it is intriguing that a character can speak out...

Wiseman Shares Wisdom With Students

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Our first Scholar in Residence visited the school this week to speak to Middle and Senior students as well as parents. New York Times...

Scholar in Residence Barbara Hager Inspires Students

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Students interested in drama, film, writing, history and political science were all engaged with the Scholar in Residence at SMUS this week. Writer and...

Alumnus Gives Back to SMUS and to the World

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Alumnus Dariusz Dziewanski ’97 visited SMUS last week to speak to Senior School students about international development. Dariusz earned his bachelor of commerce degree...

Scholar in Residence: Gwynne Dyer

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On Wednesday, SMUS welcomed Gwynne Dyer, a freelance journalist, columnist, broadcaster and lecturer on international affairs. Mr. Dyer presented an hour-long talk in the...

Scholar in Residence: John Dunn

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This week, SMUS had the honour of welcoming John Dunn, a wilderness explorer and National Geographic photographer who has made more than a dozen...

First Scholar in Residence Visits SMUS

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This week SMUS had the honour of welcoming Tony Quainton ’42-’44, a Distinguished Diplomat in Residence at American University in Washington, DC. Mr. Quainton...

First Scholar in Residence Visits SMUS

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Last week, the school was visited by entrepreneur and former Olympian Jason Dorland, the first speaker selected by the Academic Council for the Scholar...

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