Events - 2012

Thursday, October 18, 2012 — 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
School of Enterprise and Development Logo

This event marks the launch of the Master of Development Practice (MDP) at SEED, which opens its doors to its first class of Canadian and international students in September 2012. The MDP is a rigorous 16 month, cross-disciplinary training program which positions graduates as global development professionals. With support from the MacArthur Foundation and the Canadian International Development Agency, the program connects students and faculty to a network of twenty-five MDP university partners and collaborating organizations around the world.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 — 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST

WatITis is a one day conference for those involved in IT planning, support and decision making at the University of Waterloo. It is an opportunity to see what others are doing on campus in information technology, to exchange ideas, and make new contacts. As in previous years, the WatITis 2012 conference will be held in RCH.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST

All faculty and staff are invited to join Dean André Roy for a wine & cheese reception to welcome new faculty and staff members and celebrate faculty authors who published a book in 2011/2012.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 — 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST

The Ph.D. student colloquium "Geography Without Borders" will showcase the research of the new cohort of Ph.D. students of the joint Waterloo-Laurier graduate program in Geography in a casual atmosphere. You are invited to attend the colloquium's three sessions on "Food and Activism", "Climate Change", and "Transportation and Pedestrians."

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Head shot of Jon Li

Contributions to Geographic Knowledge:

Join us for an installment of this engaging seminar series highlighting a topic of interest to geographers here at the Faculty of Environment and beyond.

Friday, November 23, 2012 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

The next "Weather and Society, Canada" study group meeting has been scheduled for Friday, November 23rd from 10-12pm in EV1-221.  We are fortunate to welcome Mark Robinson, a storm chaser and meteorologist from The Weather Network, to our next meeting.  Mark will be discussing his role as a broadcast meteorologist and storm chaser, as well as his experiences during Hurricane Sandy, which recently had a devastating impact on the eastern seaboard.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Feridun Hamdullahpur, President & Vice-Chancellor and Sallie Ann Keller, Vice-President, Academic & Provost invite the campus community to the Fall 2012 Town Hall Metting.

The president, together with the provost and vice-presidents,
will report on the university’s strategic planning activities,
its internationalization agenda, and key campus updates.

QUESTION and ANSWERS

A large part of the meeting has been allocated for 
questions from the floor, via email and Twitter and answers from

Thursday, November 15, 2012 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST
Lloyd Axworthy looking like a boss

St. Paul's University College proudly presents and invites you to the 2012 Stanley Knowles Humanitarian Service Lecture:

"Indigenous Peoples and the Search for Human Security"

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
GIS Day Logo

GIS Day is on November 14th, 2012 and is a global event to educate people about how geography makes a difference in our lives through the technology of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Pete Johnson Headshot

Contributions to Geographic Knowledge:

Join us for an installment of this engaging seminar series highlighting a topic of interest to geographers here at the Faculty of Environment and beyond.

Sunday, November 11, 2012 — 9:00 AM to Saturday, November 17, 2012 — 5:00 PM EST
Geography Awareness Week logo.

Geography Awareness Week (GAW) is coming to The Faculty of Environment. Launched in 1987 in the United States, its goal is to promote geographic education in K-12 schools and among the public. To help celebrate this week, the department of Geography and Environmental Management will be hosting two exciting events.

Thursday, November 8, 2012 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
UWPAT logo

UW planning alumni who have graduated in the past five years will be invited to join Dean André Roy and their peers for a private reception from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration for the Young Alumni Reception will open September 2012.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 (all day)
CCSR Logo

Algonquin College is proud to announce the date of the fifth annual Canada Conference of Corporate & Community Social Responsibility – Tuesday, November 6 at Algonquin College in Ottawa.

Saturday, November 3, 2012 — 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT

You and your family are invited to join us at the University of Waterloo for a special event designed with your questions and interests in mind. You'll have the opportunity to meet with our professors, staff, and students, who will help you decide whether Waterloo is right for you. Read what people had to say about our previous Fall Open House. While you're here, take a walking tour of the campus and speak with our Student Ambassadors about their personal "Waterloo Experience."

Friday, November 2, 2012 (all day)

A panel of Knowledge Integration (KI) students will reflect on their summer experiences, and how they applied their KI learning.Knowledge Integration Seminar Series

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
head shot of claude dugay

Contributions to Geographic Knowledge:

Join us for an installment of this engaging seminar series highlighting a topic of interest to geographers here at the Faculty of Environment and beyond.

Friday, October 19, 2012 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Graduating students are invited to join Dean André Roy, along with other faculty and staff members, for the Fall 2012 Grad Reception, a chance to mingle with friends and celebrate their achievements.

Friday, October 19, 2012

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

(begins immediately after the ceremony)

EV1 Courtyard

Friday, October 19, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Students in cap and gown running!!!

The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the convocation ceremony for fall 2012 Convocation.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
brent doberstein head shot

Contributions to Geographic Knowledge:

Join us for an installment of this engaging seminar series highlighting a topic of interest to geographers here at the Faculty of Environment and beyond.

Monday, October 15, 2012 — 9:45 AM to Friday, October 19, 2012 — 5:00 PM EDT
Free trade coffee cup

The wait is over, the revitalization is complete, and the ES Coffee Shop is ready for the Grand Reopening!! The Coffee Shop (EV1-138) is having a Grand Reopening week from October 15th to 19th!! Come by and checkout our opening week sales, including a week of daily deals.

Saturday, October 13, 2012 — 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
a bunch of people
Alumni volunteers from the 1987 School of Urban and Regional Planning (SURP) are planning a 25th Anniversary celebration. Guests will be given a tour of Environment 3, followed by a reception and dinner at the University Club. By invitation only, please contact Dheana Ramsay for details.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 — 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Tzeporah Berman in a red shirt smiling politely

Please join us for a special celebration

Dr. André Roy cordially invites you to join fellow alumni, friends, faculty and  students for this annual celebration of the Faculty of Environment and its amazing alumni.  Meet with old friends and professors, discover who will win the prestigious 2012 Alumni Achievement Award and enjoy a special presentation by guest speaker, author and eco-activist Tzeporah Berman.

Thursday, October 4, 2012 — 8:30 AM to Friday, October 5, 2012 — 6:00 PM EDT
edc logo

The workshop will bring together scholars whose work focuses on the relation between the financial sector and sustainable development.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
portrait of richard kelly

Contributions to Geographic Knowledge:

Join us for an installment of this engaging seminar series highlighting a topic of interest to geographers here at the Faculty of Environment and beyond.

Monday, October 1, 2012 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Learn the proper techniques for analyzing streams! 
Operate the field equipment and take in-stream samples. 
Identify what is living in our streams and what it means.

Our space is limited, so for more information or to register, please  contact the ecology lab at env.ecology@uwaterloo.ca, or stop by the  lab at EV1 room 134 between 8:30 and 4:30.

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