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More Time to Mingle

Beginning with the February 14th session, all Forums will start at 2:15 to give the Talks Committee time to set up the classroom after the workshop finishing at 1:50.

Classroom Request From Knox

Knox has asked us not to turn off the radiators in the classrooms we use for our workshops. Doing so causes the pipes to knock throughout the facility, which is not good for the pipes and is distracting for the students everywhere in the building. Thank you for your cooperation.

Looking Forward To The Next Academy Coats-Optional Walk?

When: Monday, February 19, 2018 Meet at 10 am

Where: City Hall – Ground Floor Lobby – near east stairs
(north of Nathan Phillips Square – a short walk from Queen or Osgood subway stations)

What: Last year members enjoyed reviewing ……

Ever Dreamed of Yelling “Hold the Presses, I Have a Scoop!”?

We are looking for Academy members who would like to be a “roving reporter” for our website / newsletter. Are you willing to write brief summary pieces on one or more of our 2018 Forums or Spring talks? Contact …..

Exploring Our New Website

Our new website has all of the same information you are used to, as well as some nifty new features. We invite you to explore. This…..

An Opportunity To Hear A Fascinating Speaker At An Academy Workshop

Guest speaker, Dr Frederick Keenan, will be facilitating a two-hour session on the topic “Two Stories About Conflict Resolution in Africa: Rwanda and The Gambia” at the February 9, 2018th Contemporary Conflict Resolution Workshop.

Farewell to a Founding Member

It is with sadness that we let you know that one of the Academy’s Founding Members, Ruth Ellenzweig, recently passed away at the age of 93. A Life Member, Ruth made a key contribution as part of the Organizing Committee during the formation of the Academy in 1991. She served

First 2018 Forum – How Children’s Lies Lead to Better AI with Professor Kang Lee

On January 17th 2018, about 60 Academy members crowded into Room 5 to hear Professor Kang Lee, Research Chair in Developmental Neuroscience at the University of Toronto, explain how his extensive research into children’s lies is leading to better Artificial Intelligence. He demonstrated how frequently all children lie, with no significant differences between

Starting The Holidays With Style

Many thanks to the Events Committee for arranging a very successful Holiday Luncheon. The good company, pleasant venue, delicious buffet and engaging speaker combined to create the perfect recipe for an enjoyable kickoff to the holiday season.

Something To Share?

Do you have information that you would like to share with other Academy members? A piece of news or an article about an Academy event? Thoughts on an interesting workshop presentation? Information on a concert you think others might be interested in? Interested in getting a group together to travel to Italy? Looking for a…