Participants must be high school seniors graduating in the academic school year 2017. Department: Arts Innovator Brian Millado has been using the skills and knowledge that he’s gained through my experience with the English program to further push my involvement with the Toronto poetry scene movement – specifically youth based projects.
Department: The Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, led by Dr. Tisha Ornstein and the Psychophysiology Lab led by and Dr. Kristin Vickers, in collaboration with the Frederick W. Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, are carrying out a study examining cognitive functions and treatment efficacy in individuals with OCD and OCD Spectrum Disorders.
Kirk Erickson, associate professor in the Dietrich School’s Department of Psychology, is the recipient of a five-year, $21.8 million grant from the National Institute on Aging, to study whether exercise influences cognitive and brain health in cognitively normal older adults.
Dietrich School alumnus Daniel Borzutzky (A&S ’97) is the recipient of the 2016 National Book Award for Poetry for his book, The Performance of Becoming Human (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2016). Collectively, our faculty and administrators strive to give students in this school the best possible arts education within a liberal arts curriculum while also meeting the diverse educational and cultural needs of the campus and community.
You can read more about our outlook by viewing the school’s mission statement Learn about the academic and cultural opportunities at the School of the Arts. The Mission of the Jessye Norman School of the Arts is to develop students to become creative, caring, visionary, responsible citizens through the transformative power of the arts. Fleming’s Haliburton campus offers unique arts programs in a variety of disciplines.