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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.

Connected in Spirit - Alumni Black and Gold Day at home
Grab your Waterloo gear and get ready to celebrate!

We've got a full weekend of virtual games, learning opportunities, and entertainment from campus for you to enjoy — all from the comfort of your home. Register today and join us to celebrate your Warrior pride with classmates, friends and family.

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 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.

Join the virtual audience for the Winter 2021 Concept $5K Finals!

Watch 10 promising student teams take the virtual stage and compete for their share of $20K in grant funding to help take startup ideas to the next level. Besides seeing some great pitches, you can also hear from Concept Interim Director, John Dick, and University of Waterloo Entrepreneurship Society about how to get involved with entrepreneurship and find co-founders.

Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Concept $5K Finals

Student teams have practiced and perfected their pitches and are ready to compete at the Concept $5K Finals! Watch these incredible pitches in-person and online and be sure to vote on your favourite team to help crown the People’s Champ.