Events - 2012

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 12:50 PM EST

The University of Waterloo is pleased to participate in the Kitchener Public Library's (KPL) Ideas and Issues Lecture Series. Each week at 12 noon, a 50-minute lecture is presented by University of Waterloo professors, alternating with Wilfrid Laurier University professors. Pre-registration is not required to participate and there is no charge for participants.

The 2012-2013 lecture series will be held at:

Forest Heights Community Library

251 Fischer-Hallman Road

Kitchener, ON  N2M 4X8

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EST

For Co-op Students - Statistics, Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, Computing and Financial Management, Computer Science, Business, Arts, Accounting

This session is for Summer students and co-op students who are available for the spring/summer work term

RSVP to campus.recruiting@bmo.com with 'Information session' in the subject line - only those who register and receive confirmation will be able to attend.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Knowing your skills and abilities AND being able to clearly and confidently convey them to employers is critical to your success in the employment process. Learn how to identify and articulate your strengths and discover potential areas of growth. You will also devise a plan to enhance these skills.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM EST

Take 5 with a BMO Campus Recruiter

We are here to answer your questions!

10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Student Life Centre

Drop-ins welcome!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

This session provides you with an overview of ODESI, the platform for searching and downloading Statistics Canada datasets made available through the Data Liberation Initiative (DLI). Basic knowledge of data analysis is presumed.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Feridun Hamdullahpur, President & Vice-Chancellor, and Sallie Ann Keller,
Vice-President, Academic & Provost, invite you to participate in the Fall
2012 Town Hall meeting.
 
The president, together with the provost and vice-presidents, will deliver a report on the university's strategic planning activities, its
internationalization agenda and key campus updates.
 
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your MBTI type to explore potential careers. 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 Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) online. The online test must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Saturday, November 17, 2012 — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST

About TEDxUW

TEDx was created in the spirit of TED's mission, "ideas worth
spreading." The program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. At TEDx events, unique talks given by live speakers combine with TEDTalks videos to spark deep conversation and connections.

Saturday, November 17, 2012 — 9:00 AM EST

TEDxUW On-Campus Livestream Event: Build Your Edge

Saturday, November 17, 2012 — 7:00 AM EST
Celebrate Think Pink with the University of Waterloo and help
raise money to support breast cancer. This years goal is to raise $25,000!
Friday, November 16, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Speaker: Ginny Dybenko

Digital Media has already had a significant impact on the way the world

operates socially, commercially and politically.  But it is only the

beginning. Come prepared to engage in an active dialogue regarding

likely outcomes, global impacts and what skills you might need to

achieve your personal goals in future.

Ginny Dybenko is the Executive Director of the new University of

Waterloo Stratford Campus. Before that she was the Dean of the Wilfrid

Friday, November 16, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

China with its 5,000-year history, the oldest, most populous nation on earth has become one of the extraordinary countries in the world. Exploring where tradition meets modernity, civilization meets futuristic landscape, you will follow us to experience the fascinating history and culture as well as the impressed contemporary life of this extraordinary country. This event is part of International Education Week.

Friday, November 16, 2012 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Whether you're a novice or experienced TA, this session is a great opportunity to learn from your peers at Waterloo. As part of this session, several international TAs will showcase their teaching skills by teaching a basic concept from their disciplines as they would teach it to undergraduates.  Live teaching showcase will be followed by a discussion and exchange of ideas about teaching as an international TA.

Friday, November 16, 2012 — 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST

Waterloo International is holding a contest  to test your knowledge and geography skills. Waterloo International will name a place and contestants will have to guess where it. The winner will receive a $150 Retail Services gift certificate. This event is open to students, staff and faculty. This event is part of International Education Week.

Friday, November 16, 2012 — 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM EST

You're invited to the Spirituality and Aging Lecture with Dr. Susan & Rev. John McFadden as they speak on Spirituality, Friendship, and Community in Late Life. For more information and to register visit www.grebel.ca/sa or infocguc@uwaterloo.ca or 519-885-0220 x24264. $50 registration (Reduced fee for seniors, students and underemployed individuals.)

Thursday, November 15, 2012 — 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM EST

Join us for a Studio 180 production of ŒThe Normal Heart at the Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. 

Fun Fact:  Studio 180 is a theatre group that originated at uWaterloo, and is named after a room number in Hagey Hall where they first began collaborating.

In honour of the group's 10th anniversary, uWaterloo alumni are invited to experience this nationally acclaimed performance.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

Dr. Lloyd Axworthy presents, "Indigenous Peoples and the Search for Human Security". As the current President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg, Dr. Lloyd Axworthy is leading the effort to improve access to post-secondary education for Aboriginal students. He is perhaps best known for a 27-year political career which included several high-profile cabinet postings –  most notably five years as Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

An introduction to digital photography to start you on the path to taking a making a great image no matter what your subject. We will discuss such topics as image quality, lighting and composition, exposure settings and modes, and basic image processing and workflow.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

WE Innovate is the year's biggest showcase of Waterloo Engineering innovation. Our world class researchers will be displaying emerging research in engineering - cutting edge technology that will shape the world of tomorrow.

Industry partners, students and anyone passionate about innovation is welcome to attend. The event will be hosted in the student design centre of Engineering 5 on campus. Last year's event showcased more than 50 exhibitors.

 Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 — 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST

Information session about international exchanges available though the Faculty of Math. This event is part of International Education Week.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Are you feeling undecided about a major or thinking of changing your major? Learn effective steps to find a major that fits with your interests, abilities, and values.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Learn from a panel of faculty members and graduate students about international research projects. Find out how they got started, what they learned, and hear about international funding agencies. Bring your own lunch - water will be provided. Learn from a panel of faculty members and graduate students about international research projects. Find out how they got started, what they learned, and hear about international funding agencies. Bring your own lunch - water will be provided.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Learn from Nina Juncewicz, U.S. Immigration Attorney, about options available to graduating students to work in the U.S.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 — 11:30 AM EST

Annual UW Retirees Association Fall Luncheon


Thursday, November 15, 11:30 a.m. (cash bar), 12:00 (lunch), tickets $27; presentation by Chris Redmond on "Writing at Waterloo: Memorable Moments from my Career as a Communicator".

For more information, call 519-888-0334 or visit http://retirees.uwaterloo.ca/~reweb/events.html


Thursday, November 15, 2012 — 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST

Waterloo International invites you to the International Study Abroad Fair.

View incoming and outgoing student display booths, and listen to their international experiences. This event is part of International Education Week.

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