Events - 2012

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 — 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Part of the Reading Series at St Jeromes -- our theme for this year, Metaphoriment, where science meets literature, where metaphor meets experiment. All readings are free and open to the public, supported by the Canada Council for the Arts. Christopher Dewdney is the author of four books of non-fiction as well as eleven books of poetry, and a four-time nominee for the Governor General's Award. His most recent non-fiction title is Soul of The World; Unlocking the Secrets of Time.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 — 8:00 PM EST

The UW Concert Band Club is holding their final concert and would love you, your friends and family to come! The concert will feature our concert band, flute quintet, sax duo and brass ensemble playing a wide variety of songs including As A Wind from the North (Robert Sheldon), Beach Boys Forever, and many other great pieces. 

Admission is free! See you in the SLC Great Hall!

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

The current job market requires an assertive approach to finding work. Increase your chances of success by practising key communication strategies. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details at https://uwaterloo.ca/career-action/workshop-prerequisite-chart.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 — 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST

St. Jerome's University's Guidance Counsellor Appreciation Luncheon Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Sr. Leon White Room, Sweeney Hall

Arrival and Optional Tours - 11:00 am 
Welcome & Buffet Lunch - 11:30-12:30 pm
Panel Discussion - 12:30-1:00 pm

"SJU: Developing problem solving skills, one session at a time"

Monday, November 26, 2012 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Greening Your Small Business.  Let¹s create a ³Green 4 Business Workbook Improve your bottom line & Reduce your footprint

This is a part of the YWCA of Muskoka's Entrprising Women Strategies 4

Success workshops aimed at achieving success as an entrepreneur.

All Strategies 4 Success workshops are $25.00/YWCA members -

$35.00/non-members. Networking luncheon included.

Networking luncheon included

Register on-line or call (705) 645-9827.

Saturday, November 24, 2012 — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST

Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem. 

Gerard Yun, director

Saturday, November 24, 2012 — 1:00 PM EST

Sakura Japanese Language School Open House

Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Open House and Information Session for Prospective Students and Parents

This year, Sakura Japanese Language School is open to children ages four to seven. Next year, we are planning to launch an additional class for older students. Please come and see our resource rich child-friendly environment!

Friday, November 23, 2012 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST

Join the masters students as they talk about the roads leading up to the MDEI program and on creating a path for the future.

Open house to follow.

Friday, November 23, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Speaker: Paul Simard Smith (University of Waterloo)

Title of Talk: Logic in Context

Friday, November 23, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

On Friday, November 23rd, 2012, Professor Mervyn Miles, Director of Nanoscience and Quantum Information Centre at the University of Bristol, will deliver a lecture titled "Touching and Feeling the Nano World".

This lecture is free and open to the public and reception to follow in the Atrium.

Friday, November 23, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Speaker: Barbara Riley, Propel Centre for Population Health Impact

Thursday, November 22, 2012 — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST

Will Africa's resource scramble lead to development or disaster?

Dr. Paul Collier, University of Oxford

Thursday, November 22, 2012 (8 p.m.) 

Humanities Theatre, Hagey Hall

Student Colloquium: a discussion of governance and development.

Friday, November 23, 2012 (10 a.m.)

Room: HH 373

Thursday, November 22, 2012 — 6:45 PM EST

Arriscraft Lecture Series – ARCHITECTURE OUTSIDE THE LINES – investigates the edge of professional architecture, where architects, clients, planners, and other participants in the building world talk about particular aspects of their work outside of the conventional boundaries of the architectural profession. In considering this work, by some of the remarkable individuals engaged in new forms of architecture and new forms of architectural enterprise – all in the Greater Toronto Area – the series mounts a constructive critique of the detached, professional model of architectural practice. It is intent on seeing what might happen next – in building, in engineering, in development, and in design. 

Thursday, November 22, 2012 — 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST

For Co-op Students - Statistics, Science, Pharmacy, Mathematics,

Environmental Studies, Engineering, Economics, Business, Arts, Applied

Health Science, Actuarial Science, Accounting

RSVP: Natalie Goldring, Recruiting Coordinator

Natalie.Goldring@investorsgroup.com or 416-783-7447 Ext. 291

Thursday, November 22, 2012 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

www.oliverwyman.com

For Co-op and Graduating Students - Mathematics, Actuarial Science

Thursday, November 22, 2012 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

The 2012 Staff Recognition Reception will recognize those who have been with the University of Waterloo for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years.

Please register online at https://uwaterloo.ca/events/webforms/staff-recognition-reception

Thursday, November 22, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Attend this session to find out how your interests relate to specific career opportunities. NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10.00 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Strong Interest Inventory online. The online test must be completed at least

2 business days prior to the workshop.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Proper etiquette is crucial to a successful job search - and to your career. This workshop covers dining etiquette as well as appropriate behaviour at interviews, employer receptions, and other networking activities.

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.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Waterloo Lecture
Lost Explorers of Arctic Canada
Robert W. Park

Stratford Public Library
19 St. Andrew St.
Stratford, ON

www.stratfordcampus.uwaterloo.ca

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST

Register by sending an email to campus.recruiting@bmo.com with

Information session in the subject line. Only students who register

will be able to attend this event.

www.bmo.com/careers

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

We know that email is one of the main ways that uWaterloo communicates with you. We want you to tell us what makes a good email and what makes you want to read it. This is your chance to share what kinds of information you want to receive by email, what makes email readable, what is the right length and what would make you click on links. Your feedback will help us discover how to create email content that you will want to read. (Did we mention there will be pizza?)

Student Success Office

Multi-purpose room

5-6pm

We'll provide dinner.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

You are invited to the History Faculty Showcase, hosted by the Waterloo bookstore on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

This event provides an opportunity to hear History professors discuss their latest publications.

Speakers include James Blight and janet Lang, Dan Gorman, Geoff Hayes, Greta Kroeker, Doug Peers and John Sbardellati.

Refreshments available.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Become a power RefWorks user!  If you are already using RefWorks and Write N Cite but you would like to take better advantage of these powerful tools, this workshop is for you.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Red Chamber: Chinese Traditional Music

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