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Friday, April 20, 2018 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Pursuing Peace: Stories from home and abroad

40th anniversary logoJoin Conrad Grebel University College as they celebrate 40 years of peace education, with a keynote address by the Hon. Bob Rae. In 1977, an academic concentration in Peace and Conflict Studies was formally launched at the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, April 26, 2018 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Quantum Fiction: The Entanglement of Physics and Literature

The invention of quantum physics in the early 20th century forced scientists to reconsider many cherished ideas from classical physics, leading to revolutionary changes in our scientific and philosophical understanding of the universe. Quantum phenomena have also proven to be a rich source of metaphors and inspiration for fiction. 
 

Thursday, May 3, 2018 12:00 am - Saturday, May 19, 2018 12:00 am EDT (GMT -04:00)

MFA Thesis Two

TheUniversity of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG) and the MFA program in Fine Arts present MFA Thesis Two, the second and final graduation exhibition of the work by MFA students. This exhibit features installations by MFA candidates Aaron MacLean and Tait Wilman. Opening reception on Thursday, May 3 from 5:00 to 8:00.PM.

Friday, May 4, 2018 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

The Role of the Imagination in German Educational Thought, a two-day workshop

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies (WCGS) is pleased to present a two-day workshop on The Role of the Imagination in German Educational Thought. From the eighteenth century to the present, German-speaking pedagogues (e.g., Johann Gottfried Herder, Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Friedrich Schiller, and Hannah Arendt) have emphasized the importance of educating the imagination for the pursuit of social justice. Join us as we revitalize this important intellectual tradition for the Canadian university!

Saturday, May 5, 2018 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

The Role of the Imagination in German Educational Thought, a two-day workshop

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies (WCGS) is pleased to present a two-day workshop on The Role of the Imagination in German Educational Thought. From the eighteenth century to the present, German-speaking pedagogues (e.g., Johann Gottfried Herder, Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Friedrich Schiller, and Hannah Arendt) have emphasized the importance of educating the imagination for the pursuit of social justice. Join us as we revitalize this important intellectual tradition for the Canadian university!

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

INTERACTION Dialogue: Learning Through Play

Join a panel of experts in digital media and game studies at THEMUSEUM as they discuss the cultural, educational, social, and political role of games and gameplay in our lives. Leah Zhang-Kennedy, Aimée Morrison, Steve Wilcox, and Betsy Brey will discuss creating and playing games critically, games for behavior change, games for health, educational and serious games, game-based learning, lootboxes, computer security and privacy, children’s online privacy, and digital literacy.

Friday, June 15, 2018 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Brain builders' open house: Nengo Summer School invites you

Waterloo's Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience invites everyone to an open house, the culmination of a two-week workshop that teaches researchers how to build sophisticated brain models. These international experts will demonstrate large-scale brain models running on laptops, robots, and specialized brain-like computers while simulating neural functions. Among the brain-like computers used at the summer school is Braindrop, a new mixed analog-digital neuromorphic chip developed in collaboration with Stanford and Yale.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Legal Cannabis: What you need to know

Canada is legalizing cannabis but there is still much to learn. Join our Community Dialogues event in Stratford and get the information you need on this hot-button topic with industry insiders. Michelle Davis and James Eaves will discuss legislation, access to and responsible use of medical cannabis, as well as innovations in the cannabis industry and how it all relates to our community.

Saturday, July 14, 2018 7:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

The Promise of Living: University Choir

University ChoirMusic has long been a constant companion to many aspects of the human condition. It can invite people to dance or offer comfort in times of distress; it can be used in reverence of God, or offer commentary on life’s great joys and tribulations.