Events - 2015

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 — 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Join us for an open discussion at the Grad House, June 17, on the future of our cities

Will the next generation force us to redefine the way in which we plan and design our communities? The traditional notions of where we choose to live, how we travel, where and how we shop and how we choose to recreate is continually being challenged. What do our cities need to do to achieve resiliency for generations to come?

Monday, June 15, 2015 — 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

To kick-off the Geothink Summer Institute 2015, the Faculty of Environment is hosting a free public lecture on providing knowledge and training in theoretical and practical aspects of crowdsourcing.

The event will start at 9:30 with a welcome from Renee Sieber outlining the Geothink Project + Summer Institute. 

Monday, June 15, 2015 — 9:00 AM to Wednesday, June 17, 2015 — 5:00 PM EDT
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Announcing the Geothink Summer Institute 2015 Hosted by the University of Waterloo Faculty of Environment, June 15-17.

Monday, June 15, 2015 — 9:00 AM to Wednesday, June 17, 2015 — 5:00 PM EDT
Suburbs

The School of Planning and York University join forces on suburban infrastructure management strategies

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Congratulations ENV Grads!

Please join Dean Jean Andrey and your other favourite faculty members, for an informal complimentary post-convocation reception in the Student Life Center.

Friday, May 29, 2015 — 3:30 PM EDT
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Marc Bauder will talk about how he and his brother, Christopher, conceived and executed a public art installation to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The presentation will be in English, and all are welcome.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
UW Planning Class of 1995

The School of Urban and Regional Planning Class of '95 and Co-op Class of '96 graduated, is celebrating their 20th reunion!

Friday, May 22nd

7:00 pm - 11:00 pm | Drinks at the Bomber

Saturday, May 23rd

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm  | EV3 Tour; meet in foyer

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  | Cocktails at University Club

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm |   Dinner at University Club

Thursday, May 21, 2015 (all day)
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A local team is leading the Canadiancomponent of the World Wide Views on Climate and Energy citizen consultation initiative. The University of Waterloo, in partnership with the Balsillie School of International Affairs, will host the forum on Saturday, June 6th at Knox Church in Waterloo, Ontario.

Thursday, April 30, 2015 — 4:00 PM EDT
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Join the Water Institute April 30, 2015 at 4:00pm for a lecture by Dr. Sunita Narain on "Challenges for Water Security in the Poor's World: The agenda for research and policy to manage water scarcity, plenty, pollution and waste in an age of climate risk".

Thursday, April 30, 2015 — 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT
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Please join us April 30, 2015 for the Water Institute's Research Symposium 2015. This event will showcase the breadth of Waterloo's water research and provide an opportunity for organizations and individuals to interact with researchers and students.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 — 7:00 PM EDT

The University of Waterloo, in partnership with the Kitchener Public Library, invites you to a public lecture discussing climate change with three leading researchers.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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In celebration of Earth Day, the Faculty of Environment and Sustainable Campus Initiative invite you to join us for movies and free snacks all month! The movies will all centre around the topic of climate change and be a mix of documentaries and blockbusters.

Friday, April 17, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 2:20 PM EDT
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In celebration of upcoming Earth Day, the Faculty of Environment and Sustainable Campus Initiative invite you to join us for movies and free snacks all month! The movies will all centre around the topic of climate change and be a mix of documentaries and blockbusters.

Friday, April 10, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 2:20 PM EDT
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In celebration of upcoming Earth Day, the Faculty of Environment and Sustainable Campus Initiative invite you to join us for movies and free snacks all month! The movies will all centre around the topic of climate change and be a mix of documentaries and blockbusters.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Tell us your story!

This dialogue, moderated by the School of Planning's Dr. Markus Moos, aims to bring together secondary students, university students, and community residents of all ages to foster inter-generational dialogue; and learn about current and past housing issues in our community and beyond.

Friday, March 27, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

On Friday, March 27th, from 4 to 6pm, the graduating class of Knowledge Integration students will be presenting their senior research projects in the Minto Atrium located in Environment 3 at the University of Waterloo. 

Friday, March 27, 2015 — 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT

Why are the upcoming UN Climate Negotiations important?

The twenty-first session of the conference of the parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change will be held in Paris in December 2015. COP21 is considered to be a pivotal moment in international climate negotiations, with the objective to achieve, for the first time in over 20 years, a binding and universal agreement on climate, from all the nations of the world.

Friday, March 27, 2015 (all day)
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On March 27, the faculty of Environment will be hosting its inaugural year-end Environment Faculty Festival, ENVigorate 2015: Kickstart your community! 

Thursday, March 26, 2015 — 7:30 AM to 8:45 AM EDT
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For the past two decades Parliamentarians, their staff and others have had an opportunity to engage with leading researchers through two breakfast lecture series. But the changing weather is such a hot top that both series have been brought together as "Bacon & Big Thinking: Extreme Weather and Climate: Measured Response?" to feature different perspectives on this pressing issue.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Join the Cities of Tomorrow Competition and you could win a total of $50,000 in cash prizes.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Are you interested in local implementation of stormwater management​ best practices? Join us for a lunchtime lecture to learn about the many stormwater management innovations that are available for property owners in Waterloo Region.

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Monday, March 23, 2015 — 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
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The Waterloo Environment and Business Students are holding a conference on Monday, March 23 on Environment & Economy: Canada's Sustainable Development Outlook and all of Environment is invited!

Saturday, March 21, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT
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Calling all Environment problem solvers, code lovers, and those who are interested in portal and simplifying student life at UWaterloo! Join us Saturday, March 21 for the Student Portal Hackathon.

Friday, March 20, 2015 — 12:00 PM EDT
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Please join us Friday, March 20th at 12PM for the next installment of our free Environment Seminar Series presented by the Faculty of Environment. The lecture will be by Professor Sara Seck on "Indigenous rights, environmental rights, and Canadian extractive sector corporate responsibilities: challenges in implementation."

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 — 11:00 AM EDT
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Announcing "KI-X 2015"

KI-X: Knowledge Integration eXhibition; a convergence of disciplines, teaching methods and creative minds in an exhibition of topical, object-centric displays.

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