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Black and Gold Day

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 1:00 pm
Don your Black and Gold and join us to cheer on the Warriors football team as we host McMaster University.

WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series Fall 2014

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and discuss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers and across disciplines.

Every Tuesday, starting Sept 9th through until Nov 25th, from 12:30-1:30pm, in the QNC 1501 seminar room, two students will each give a 20 minute talk, followed by a 10 minute discussion on each presentation.

UW Farm Market - Fall term

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Students at the University of Waterloo have teamed up with UW Food Services to create the campus’ first ever market. The UW Farm Market made a commitment to bring a local market to the campus. The new market opened in September 2006 and boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

LIB 001: Library Foundations

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 10:00 am to 10:50 am

This 50 minute workshop introduces you to the extensive University Library system. Discover how the Library supports your university level research, and why the Library is the best starting point for your research needs.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

Mini Town Hall Session | Vibrant Student Experience

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us in person or via webcast for a special series of Mini Town Halls to learn what it will take to move Waterloo’s eight strategic priorities from paper to practice.

Hosted by Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor of University of Waterloo, each town hall offers the opportunity to:

WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series Fall 2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and discuss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers and across disciplines.

Every Tuesday, starting Sept 9th through until Nov 25th, from 12:30-1:30pm, in the QNC 1501 seminar room, two students will each give a 20 minute talk, followed by a 10 minute discussion on each presentation.

LIB 003: Searching: Databases

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 1:00 pm to 1:50 pm

Academic research is challenging because there is no one-size-fits-all solution for searching. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop, you’ll learn about and apply reliable tips and tools to help you find the best articles on your topic. You’ll also learn how to problem solve disappointing database search results.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

Understanding Your Study Permit and Temporary Resident Visa

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

This information session is for new or existing students who want to learn about their study permit and temporary resident visa - we will be talking about regulations surrounding studying and working in Canada; the privileges and restrictions imposed on designated countries and the program of studies, when and where to submit renewal applications, as well as how to get a Social Insurance Number (SIN).

Register for this information session as space is limited.

LIB 001: Library Foundations

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 1:30 pm to 2:20 pm

This 50 minute workshop introduces you to the extensive University Library system. Discover how the Library supports your university level research, and why the Library is the best starting point for your research needs.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

On Debates and Education: Are Arguments Valuable?

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

We like debates: theists versus atheist, right versus left, and so on. Why do we argue? Are debates a type of conversation? Do they reinforce critical thinking? What is critical thinking good for?

UW Farm Market - Fall term

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Students at the University of Waterloo have teamed up with UW Food Services to create the campus’ first ever market. The UW Farm Market made a commitment to bring a local market to the campus. The new market opened in September 2006 and boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

LIB 002: Searching: The Library Catalogue

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 10:00 am to 10:50 am

Learn how to find resources for your coursework and research by searching Primo, our Library catalogue. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop you’ll become familiar with Primo’s features, learn to improve your search results, and manage your references effectively.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

Doors Open Waterloo Region

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

FREE heritage and architecture tour.  Discover the secret places of Waterloo Region!

Doors Open features 41 special places to visit, including UW's School of Architecture in Cambridge, School of Pharmacy in Kitchener and the School of Optometry and Vision Science in Waterloo!

Free admission, children's activities, music, drama presentations, walking tours and other special events (check our website).

Doors Open Waterloo Region

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Doors Open Waterloo Region is a free heritage and architecture tour of special, occasionally "secret" places in the region, held on the third Saturday in September every year.   Visit the University of Waterloo’s School of Architecture, School of Pharmacy and School of Optometry for tours and exciting activities.

Finding Conference Proceedings

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Finding conference proceedings can be tricky! This hands-on session will introduce you to deciphering conference proceedings citations and provide you with the tools to navigate the often complicated search process.

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to

IXL Learning Info Session

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

IXL Learning is an educational technology company like no other. We're passionate about creating the best educational technology possible by developing first-of-their-kind products used by millions of learners, from children to adults. People count on us to make learning as effective as it can be, and we are deeply committed to solving the real-world challenges faced by students and teachers around the planet.

WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series Fall 2014

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and discuss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers and across disciplines.

Every Tuesday, starting Sept 9th through until Nov 25th, from 12:30-1:30pm, in the QNC 1501 seminar room, two students will each give a 20 minute talk, followed by a 10 minute discussion on each presentation.

LIB 001: Library Foundations

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 1:00 pm to 1:50 pm

This 50 minute workshop introduces you to the extensive University Library system. Discover how the Library supports your university level research, and why the Library is the best starting point for your research needs.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

Mini Town Hall Sessions | Sound Value System

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us in person or via webcast for a special series of Mini Town Halls to learn what it will take to move Waterloo’s eight strategic priorities from paper to practice.

Hosted by Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor of University of Waterloo, each town hall offers the opportunity to:

Noon Hour Concert: Trio d'Argento

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 12:30 pm

A well-known piano, flute, and clarinet trio, the Trio d'Argento will present music from Ibert, Beethoven, and Oscar Peterson.

Combining virtuoso arrangements with a fun atmosphere, this will be a lovely start to the Fall term concert series.

LIB 002: Searching: The Library Catalogue

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 1:30 pm to 2:20 pm

Learn how to find resources for your coursework and research by searching Primo, our Library catalogue. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop you’ll become familiar with Primo’s features, learn to improve your search results, and manage your references effectively.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

On Knowledge and Education: Is Knowledge Constructive?

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

We have glorified knowledge in education and in other domains of human society. Is knowledge really important? If yes, what type of knowledge is worth accumulating?

UWaterloo Public Lecture: The Science Behind Ebola

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

The Science Behind Ebola: Evolution, Epidemiology, and Experimental Treatments.

The University of Waterloo will host a free public lecture and panel discussion to explore the science behind the Ebola virus. 

UW Farm Market - Fall term

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Students at the University of Waterloo have teamed up with UW Food Services to create the campus’ first ever market. The UW Farm Market made a commitment to bring a local market to the campus. The new market opened in September 2006 and boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Citing Properly with RefWorks

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Hear briefly from the Office of Academic Integrity about why you need to reference your sources. Then learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles from a liaison librarian using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all UWaterloo students, faculty, and staff.

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to

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