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Decolonizing the Curricula

Maawanji-idiwag (They come together): Institutional Approaches to Decolonizing Curricula is a virtual discussion, where a panel of academics and practitioners experienced in theoretical decolonization and who have taken concrete steps and actions to decolonize curricula in their respective institutions will discuss opportunities and challenges for institutional approaches and practices to decolonize curricula.

White Fragility: Why it's so hard to for white people to talk about racism book coverIn September, Professor Frankie Condon, who has conducted extensive research in anti-racism rhetoric and anti-racism pedagogy, will lead the discussion of Robin DiAngelo’s, White Fragility (2018), the New York Times bestseller that gained international prominence in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd in the US.

Fall 2021 innovation, coaching & networking opportunity for all UW undergraduate & graduate students at GreenHouse Social Impact Incubator. Apply to the Workplace Innovation Program if you’d like to make a meaningful impact within a team by tackling challenges with local organizations. Apply to the Social Innovators in Training Program if you have a problem or venture you’d like to work on. Deadline to apply is August 5th.

21 things you may not know about the indian act book coverEach month, led by a member of our campus community, a book from the President's Anti-racism Task Force's (PART) carefully curated list will be reviewed and discussed. The book that will be discussed is "21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality" by Bob Joseph.

Quantum Today posterJoin Twesh Upadhyaya, MSc student at the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) and Department of Physics & Astronomy, in conversation with scientific outreach manager John Donohue. They’ll discuss his latest journal article entitled “Dimension Reductions in Quantum Key Distribution for Continuous- and Discrete-Variable Protocols” published in Physical Review X Quantum on May 24.

World Fuel Cell Conference poster
World Fuel Cell Conference (WFCC) is established under the auspice of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE) as an umbrella organization to lead and coordinate the information dissemination related to hydrogen and fuel cell R&D activities, development, advancement and education. The conference is organized by IAHE Fuel Cell Division, hosted by the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) and the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA).

Canadian Engineering Grand Challenges and Technological Stewardship poster

Did you know that not all Canadians have access to safe water or reliable clean energy? Our aging infrastructure present unique challenges and we need your help to overcome them!

Come join us for a 90-minute student led workshop where you will be introduced to the Canadian Engineering Grand Challenges (CEGC) and you will be provided an opportunity to explore how engineers can envision and develop a safe and sustainable world.

Quantum Today posterJoin Luca Dellantonio, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), in conversation with scientific outreach manager John Donohue. They’ll discuss his latest journal article entitled A measurement-based variational quantum eigensolver published in Physical Review Letters on June 4.

 

Calling all future consultants!

WatSolve has invited Conor Mlacak, VP of Technology at Loblaw Companies Limited, to answer questions about his career journey, work-life balance, mentorship, and consulting from the perspective of a C-Level Executive. The WatSolve Spring 2021 C-Suite Fireside chat will be happening on Thursday, June 24th, at 1:00 PM, all UW students are welcome to attend.