Events - October 2016

Saturday, October 29, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

ConradConnect Live connects Conrad Centre entrepreneurs, both current students and alumni, with each other and with friends from the Waterloo ecosystem. Please join us for the first ConradConnect Live event of the season, a free networking event in the Oak Lounge of the Walper Hotel.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

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.

12:00-12:30
Molecular Imprinting for Substrate Selectivity and Enhanced Activity of Enzyme Mimics
Speaker: Zijie Zhang
Supervisor: Professor Juewen Liu

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Students writing an exam

How do we know what our students know? What they don’t know? What and how much they’ve learned? How do we know if our teaching has had an impact on students’ learning?

Monday, October 24, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Following a presentation by the CCLR Director, and the Head of Biological Sciences, there will be a guided tour of the clinical and laboratory facilities, highlighting the full capabilities of the centre.

About CCLR:

Monday, October 24, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

These drop-in sessions are designed to help you reduce stress and learn ways to find balance and well-being. Learn to balance your stress naturally through a brief combination of evidence based techniques such as,  mindful meditation, progressive relaxation, visualization and restorative yoga postures. 


Engineering Counselling offers individual counselling to registered students. This service is confidential and voluntary. 

Here are a few issues that a counsellor could help you with:

Saturday, October 22, 2016 — 11:00 AM EDT

Tips for Transitioning from School to the Workplace

This full day conference for upper year engineering students will showcase a variety of  career options, transition tips and skill building sessions on what to expect when you enter the workforce, sign a contract and begin building a career. What`s Next is for undergraduate students who have at least completed their second year of university.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 (all day)
The official mace

Pearl Sullivan, dean of engineering, the Registrar's Office, Engineering Alumni Affairs and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations are pleased to invite you and your guests to an informal complimentary post-convocation reception. Join us at the Student Life Centre in the Great Hall to celebrate one of the most important days of your education career!

Friday, October 21, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr. Govind V. Kaigala, from IBM Research – Zurich, Switzerland

Abstract

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM PDT
Fireside chat with Apoorva Mehta (BASc 2008), Founder and CEO of Instacart
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 — 5:30 PM EDT

Dr. Ben Schwegler, PhD, MASCE, Senior Vice President and Chief Scientist
of Walt Disney Imagineering Research and Development

Creating Sustainable Cities from the Ground Up – Lessons from Disney Research

Monday, October 17, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

These drop-in sessions are designed to help you reduce stress and learn ways to find balance and well-being. Learn to balance your stress naturally through a brief combination of evidence based techniques such as,  mindful meditation, progressive relaxation, visualization and restorative yoga postures. 


Engineering Counselling offers individual counselling to registered students. This service is confidential and voluntary. 

Here are a few issues that a counsellor could help you with:

Saturday, October 15, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Go Eng Girl logo

Explore the exciting field of engineering! Go ENG Girl is an exciting opportunity for Grade 7 - 10 girls to visit the University of Waterloo and learn about the wonderful world of engineering. Meet women currently studying engineering, learn about some of the amazing things women engineers are doing, and participate in a cool hands-on activity.

Thursday, October 13, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
$2 million in funding
Thursday, October 6, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Leslie Yeo, from Micro/Nanophysics Research Laboratory, School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
 

Abstract

Thursday, October 6, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Waterloo Engineering Thank You Day

All Waterloo Engineering students are invited to write a thank you note to the thousands of alumni and friends of Waterloo who generously donate money for scholarships, awards, improved resources and more.

  • Write Thank You cards
  • Free cider and snack

Show your support - #WEaretheENGINEERs

Supported by Waterloo Engineering Society

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Come to "Stop and Talk", a chance to chat with President Feridun Hamdullahpur in the Great Hall of the Student Life Centre (SLC). There's no agenda or formal remarks, just a chance to connect and talk about how your term is going and anything else that's on your mind. 

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