Student Speak

Video of the week: The Periodic Table Song

Posted by Shelly Kowalski on October 5, 2016 at 11:52 AM

GMemorizing important information is not an easy task, but knowing how to do it efficiently is a great skill to have. One of the easiest ways I find I remember things is when I put them in a song. But for someone not so musically inclined like myself, creating a song that I will remember is difficult. Luckily there are amazing YouTubers out there, like AsapSCIENCE, who do it for me. 

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Video of the week: AsapSCIENCE sings Science Wars

Posted by Shelly Kowalski on October 5, 2016 at 11:25 AM

Thinking about applying to a program in the Faculty of Science but not sure which program is for you? This week, let AsapSCIENCE help you decide with our video of the week and their Science Wars song. 

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Video of the week: Mental Floss explains Emojis

Posted by Shelly Kowalski on October 5, 2016 at 10:27 AM

How often do you use emojis every day? Do you punctuate your sentences with the winking emoji or the dancing lady in the red dress? How do you convey emotion with tiny little pictures instead of words? Most of us use emojis in our daily digital life. For example, I'm a big fan of the cat with heart eyes emoji. I feel it really gets my point across. But emojis have a unique history, and affects our communication and even relationships (something you'll learn in our Communication & Digital Media Studies program!).

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Video of the week: Why Do You Forget Their Name?

Posted by Shelly Kowalski on September 15, 2015 at 9:00 AM

It's the second week back to school and you've probably already met about a million and a half people (or so it seems).

But do you remember all of their names? Knowing that you'll probably spend the next few weeks meeting even more people, here is a video that will tell you why our brains forget names, and how to remember them better! 

 


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