Events - December 2012

Thursday, December 13, 2012 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

On Thursday, December 13th 2012, Professor David Mitlin of University of Alberta will deliver a lecture titled New Positive and Negative Nanomaterials and Architectures for Supercapacitor Electrodes.

This lecture is free and open to the public!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

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- Navigating on your BlackBerry device
- Personalizing your BlackBerry device
- BlackBerry device shortcuts and Tips and Tricks

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST
Safety Office invites you to a Retirement Open House for Ian Fraser.
Ian will be retiring after 37 years at UW. Come, reminisce and share your wishes!!!
 
RSVP for reception by Friday, December 7, 2012 to sahurley@uwaterloo.ca or contact Sheila at extension 33587.
Saturday, December 8, 2012 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

Alumni Affairs is extremely excited to invite you to the first University of Waterloo alumni event in Kingston. Here is your chance to meet and network with fellow alumni in your area. Take part in a speed networking session to help you meet the most alumni in the shortest amount of time and share your ideas with us for future events in the Kingston area.

Friday, December 7, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

An introduction about adsorption pertaining to air quality purification applications will begin the lecture. Currently used and new types of adsorbents will then be discussed, including their morphology, porosity, and composition. Air quality applications for adsorption will then be discussed, and in particular those technologies developed at the University of Illinois. Methods to improve adsorption for specific adsorbates will then be considered followed by a discussion about new materials to meet air quality engineering challenges of the future.

Friday, December 7, 2012 — 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM EST
Book launch invitation

Social Development Studies and McGill-Queen’s University Press are pleased to announce the publication of

 Democracy’s Angels: The Work of Women Teachers                       by Kristina R. Llewellyn. 

Dr. Llewellyn is an Assistant Professor in Social Development Studies at Renison University College.

Friday, December 7, 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 6, 2012 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

Waterloo President Feridun Hamdullahpur invites you and a guest to experience the state of the art training facility for the Toronto Football Club ­ the KIA Training Ground­ and hear fellow alumnus Maria Soklis, (BA¹91 SDS, and proud recipient of Renison's Honorary Senior Fellowship from Renison University College) Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of KIA Canada talk about how she (and the Waterloo Way) are working to drive change in the automotive industry.

Thursday, December 6, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

You are invited to attend an Information Session Opportunities for Canadians in FP7 Research and Career Development Programs².

Thursday, December 6, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Anything But Merry

For those of us who are struggling with grief over the death of a loved one, the holiday season can be anything but merry. It can be a time of overwhelming emotions, new challenges and unrealistic expectations from family and friends.

Understanding Grief

Thursday, December 6, 2012 — 9:30 AM EST

Inventing the future in the heart of campus



Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor and Terry McMahon, Dean of Science, University of Waterloo, invite you to celebrate the start of construction of Science’s newest building, the Science Teaching Complex.

Thursday, December 6, 2012 | 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

Student Consultation Group - uWaterloolife blog Blogging is a great way to share stories, important information and have interesting conversations with students about what's happening at uWaterloo.

Are you interested in the SSO creating a blog about uWaterloolife? This is your chance to share what content you would like to see, what would inspire you to read it and how often we should post. Your feedback will help us create a meaningful and interesting blog you will find useful. (Did we mention there will be pizza?)

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 — 6:00 PM EST

This term, the Critical Media Lab and XDM graduate students collaborated with the Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP), in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, to develop digital projects on the topic of "memory and techne." Projects include a "dementia simulator" app; a sensor-based game about memory and cognition; a visualization of how to improve language used to describe dementia; and a digital art therapy app for people living with Alzheimer's and their caregivers. Special thanks to MAREP collaborators Lisa Loiselle, Jessica Luh, and David B.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

University of Waterloo Lecture Series
 

What's So Special about Science – and How Much Should We Spend on it?

William H. Press, University of Texas at Austin

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 — 1:00 PM EST

MDEI showcase: Digital Media - Design Principles and Practice

Showcasing exciting, new digital media projects created by uWaterloo Arts students in graduate courses taught this Fall by English Professor Marcel O'Gorman. These projects engaged the students in design fundamentals and problem-solving skills as they worked to create an "object-to-think-with" that embodies the philosophical subjects covered in class. What you will see is a series of blue-sky product demonstrations that fit somewhere between "killer app" and science fiction.

1pm - 3pm

Saturday, December 1, 2012 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Reclaiming the feminine in our faith traditions

Explore the contributions of women in religious leadership and scholarship, including ways women of faith are reclaiming their history, redefining leadership, and responding to challenges posed by visible and invisible religious structures.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 — 9:00 AM to Friday, December 14, 2012 — 4:00 PM EST

Engineering Students ... you only have until the end of lectures to nominate your most deserving TA for this award. Nomination forms can be obtained at: Eng. Soc., Engineering U/G Office - CPH 1320 and on the S.F.F. web-site. See your class rep. OR come in to see us in CPH 1320, for more details. Nominations to be dropped off at reception in CPH 1320 until December 14th.

Thursday, November 8, 2012 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, December 22, 2012 — 5:00 PM EST

University of Waterloo Art Gallery exhibit features large-scale paintings by Canadian artist Matthew Carver reflecting his observations about increasingly militarized police presence at public gatherings and protests around the world.

Gallery One, ECH 1239, 519-888-4567 ext. 36741, uwag.uwaterloo.ca

Thursday, November 8, 2012 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, December 22, 2012 — 5:00 PM EST

University of Waterloo Art Gallery photography and video exhibit recording aspects of daily life in modern Russia.

Gallery Two, ECH 1239, 519-888-4567 ext. 36741, uwag.uwaterloo.ca

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