Events - 2020

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
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Given the uncertainties brought about by the pandemic, are you interested in knowing more about what the future of work might be? Come talk to industry HR professionals to learn more! 

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
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Are you considering graduate studies? 

There are many options available when it comes to graduate school, and our upcoming graduate studies information session will help you to make sense of all of the opportunities available to you!

Thursday, October 29, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
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Join us for this term’s Alumni in the Hub event, virtual edition! “Arts Alumni: An Unexpected Journey” explores the interesting and unique career paths taken by Arts alumni who have a bachelor’s degree in the arts but whose job/career trajectory defers from their major.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Join us for this term's Alumni in the Hub event with a virtual twist! COVID-19's complications for students in co-op and graduating students (shout-out to the class of 2020) have proved to be immensely challenging. 'Alumni in the Hub: Exploring Careers During Challenging Times' offers the opportunity to speak with three distinguished alumni with valuable advice and experiences to share. Hailing from the graduating classes of 2008 and 2009, our alumni entered a job market like no other, in the midst of a Canadian economic crisis.

Thursday, March 19, 2020 — 7:00 PM EDT
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What can Hannah Arendt’s life and work teach us about our present political moment? For the 2020 Grimm Lecture, the Waterloo Centre for German Studies presents Arendt scholar Samantha Rose Hill speaking about the renewed interest in Hannah Arendt’s work, and why we should be reading Arendt now to better understand the politics of today. PLEASE NOTE: THIS LECTURE WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Congratulations on nearing the end of your studies at Waterloo! Graduating students (undergrad and grad), staff and faculty are invited to join Sheila Ager, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, to celebrate graduating students' achievements.

Registration is required.

Friday, March 6, 2020 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST
Andriy Struk, People's Choice winner presenting at the Arts 3MT heat in 2019

Join us for the Arts 3 Minute Thesis heat and learn about the outstanding graduate research happening within the Faculty of Arts! Graduate students will convey the breadth and significance of their graduate research to a panel of judges.

Come by to watch, listen, learn, be inspired and support our graduate students—or register to participate in the heat! 

Friday, March 6, 2020 — 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM EST
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Wondering if graduate school is the right fit for you?

You're invited to attend this session to learn valuable information about graduate school including:

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

The Department of Communication Arts invites faculty, staff, and students to the Winter Communication Speaks! colloquium, featuring professors Henry Adam Svec and Jennifer Roberts-Smith.

Monday, March 2, 2020 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
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Join the University of Waterloo for an engaging conversation on current affairs straight from the headlines. Who's defending democracy? will be hosted by Dean of Arts, Sheila Ager and President Feridum Hamdullahpur, and features three experts from the Faculty of Arts in a conversation moderated by CBC-KW host Craig Norris. 

Friday, February 28, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
2019 Datafest competitors and sponsors

The Master of Public Service (MPS) program is proud to present Policy Datafest 2020, the second annual two-day challenge in which graduate students will analyze data sets provided by government departments and agencies.

Monday, February 3, 2020 — 12:00 PM EST

Join the Department of Political Science and the Department of History's co-sponsored Speaker Series with guest speaker, Professor Wendell Nii Laryea Adjetey from McGill University.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
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Meet Jean Becker, UWaterloo’s first senior director of Indigenous initiatives, in conversation with Lori CampbellOver many years, Jean has built reciprocal and respectful relationships between post-secondary institutions and Indigenous communities, and now we’re so lucky to have her back on campus.

Friday, January 24, 2020 — 7:30 PM EST
Sheila Ager

Sheila Ager, Dean of Arts and Professor of Classical Studies, argues that, when it comes to the status of women, the ancient world is not as far away as one might think.

Friday, January 24, 2020 — 11:30 AM EST

Please join the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies for a talk by visiting lecturer, Frederick de Moll, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Social Sciences of the University of Luxembourg.

Thursday, January 16, 2020 — 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
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Join the University of Waterloo Art Gallery for the opening of Baroque Biology by Jennifer Willet and Reclamation by Melissa General. Both exhibits run from January 16 to March 7, 2020.

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