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Welcome to the Human Biology Program, a collaborative undertaking of the Faculty of Arts and Science and the Faculty of Medicine. The Program offers five undergraduate specialist programs and seven major programs to Arts & Science students.


Dr. Bill Ju Wins Inaugural June Larkin Award for Pedagogical Development

We are delighted to announce that Human Biology's own Dr. Bill Ju has been named the inaugural winner of the June Larkin Award for Pedagogical Development. This award, offered by New College at the University of Toronto, provides for a half course release to be dedicated to the development of innovative pedagogy or educational technology for use in classroom, community or field settings, and/or online teaching and learning.

Dr. Ju will introduce Digital Learning Portfolios assignments to a cohort group of students in a 3rd year Human Biology course as part of his project entitled "Moderated Online Reflective Experiences" (MORE) using Digital Learning Portfolios for successful student transitions.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ju!

Congratulations to Dr. Bill Ju: Outstanding Teaching Award 2015 Recipient

The Human Biology Program is very proud to congratulate Dr. Bill Ju on being named a 2015 winner of the Faculty of Arts and Science Outstanding Teaching Award.

This annual award was created in 1993 to “highlight the great value of the Faculty… places on excellence in teaching,” and nominations stem from peers and student submissions. No more than four awards are presented each year, and the criteria that frames who will be selected from the submissions dictates that the winning instructors have the “ability to simulate critical… thinking [and] create an engaging and rewarding learning experience.” We cannot think of a better lecturer to fit this criteria than Dr. Ju. Congratulations, Bill!

To read more: http://uoft.me/JuTeachingAward

HMB202H and HMB265H Offered in F Term in the 2015 Summer Session

The Human Biology Department is pleased to announce that HMB202H1 and HMB265H will be offered in the 2015 Summer Session. More information may be found in the Faculty of Arts and Science 2015 Summer Session Timetable listing.

It has come to our attention that HMB202H1 is not yet listed in the Faculty of Arts and Science 2015 Summer Session Timetable. The Human Biology Department confirms that HMB202H1 will be offered in the 2015 Summer Session, F Term. HMB202H1 will be held MW 5-8.

Register Now - b2B Winter Events are Live!

The Faculty of Arts & Science invites you to participate in the Backpack to Briefcase (b2B) program. This term, you’ll be invited to attend various b2B events such as career panel discussions & networking events with alumni from your academic unit, sit-down meals at the Faculty Club, Career Centre workshops and the U of T Next Steps Conference.

First step? Register for a Staying Connected: b2B Career Centre workshop. You can choose to attend any of the available workshops (you need only attend one).
http://www.alumni.artsci.utoronto.ca/b2b-events/

Staying Connected: b2B Workshop Dates
Monday January 12, 4:00pm-6:00pm, Sidney Smith Hall, SS 1085
Wednesday January 14, 4:00pm-6:00pm, Sidney Smith Hall, SS 1087
Friday January 16, 3:00pm-5:00pm, Sidney Smith Hall, SS 1085