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Tuesday, January 29, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

This workshop is your starting point for conducting research at the Library. Learn how to find books, journals, electronic resources and more. Discover hands-on how to locate resources, access course reserves, manage your library account, collect and export references, and set up alerts for search results.

Thursday, December 19, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Location: EV1 241  Notes: Open to faculty (registration is required)

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30

The Wednesday Night Discussion Group (WNDG) has provided a safe and
confidential space for discussing sexual orientation and gender identity on
the University of Waterloo campus for four decades!

Need support? Have questions? Looking to socialize and meet new people? Come join members of the local rainbow community for an evening of engaging discussion.

Visit our webpage for details on the evening's topic of conversation.

Monday, December 16, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology

Presents

Physical and Electrical Performance Comparison of Identical 28 nm Qualcomm Telecommunication Die produced by Samsung and TSMC

Dr Sinjin Dixon-Warren | Chipworks

Ottawa, Ontario 

Thursday, December 12, 2013 — 2:00 PM EST

Dr. Mike Paterson, Senior Fellow and Associate, International Institute for Sustainable Development will deliver a seminar titled “Towards a New Vision for the Experimental Lakes Area”.

Thursday, December 12, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Location: EV1 241 Notes: Open to faculty.

Discussion activities - Stephen Svenson, St Jerome’s University - Sociology and Legal Studies

Stephen Svenson has used LEARN discussion forums for many purposes in his Sociology courses over the past year. He will share some of the ways that he has integrated online discussions into his course activities as well as discuss some of the benefits and potential pitfalls that instructors may encounter.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30

The Wednesday Night Discussion Group (WNDG) has provided a safe and
confidential space for discussing sexual orientation and gender identity on
the University of Waterloo campus for four decades!

Need support? Have questions? Looking to socialize and meet new people? Come join members of the local rainbow community for an evening of engaging discussion.

Visit our webpage for details on the evening's topic of conversation.

Monday, December 9, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Title: Feature Interactions: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Feature orientation is an increasingly popular method for decomposing a
Sunday, December 8, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

What does Mysticism Look Like Today?

What are some of the similarities and differences between traditional, non-traditional, and popular forms of mysticism? 

Sunday, December 8, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Rabbi Lori Cohen, Dr. Douglas Bors, and Mr. Shiraz Sheikh discuss some of the similarities and differences between traditional, non-traditional, and
popular forms of mysticism from the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim
perspectives. This is the second of a two-part series.
 
Cost is $10, and includes parking and refreshments.
Friday, December 6, 2013 — 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST


Join in marking the twenty-fourth anniversary of the Montreal massacre
by honouring the women who lost their lives and commemorating the 
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30

The Wednesday Night Discussion Group (WNDG) has provided a safe and
confidential space for discussing sexual orientation and gender identity on
the University of Waterloo campus for four decades!

Need support? Have questions? Looking to socialize and meet new people? Come join members of the local rainbow community for an evening of engaging discussion.

Visit our webpage for details on the evening's topic of conversation.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

PRIVACY COLLOQUIUM

After a lengthy period of looking at various possibilities by a broad group
on campus, the University is currently considering adoption of online
processing of expense claims using Concur, a US-based company with a
US-hosted system. As part of the consultation process, we are organizing an information session on the privacy aspects if we were to go ahead with Concur for this purpose.

There will be two speakers:

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
Lectures will be presented on "Intelligence in Machines, Humans, and other Animals". 
 
Speakers from the University of Waterloo's Computer Science, Systems Design Engineering, Psychology, Anthropology, and Biology departments will be featured. 
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Come find out what we're growing!

Help us celebrate our first crop of GreenHouse innovators and their budding social enterprises!

Take part in GreenHouse’s first celebratory event on December 3rd.  It's an opportunity to meet the GreenHouse students, find out about their initiatives and network with other community members and UW staff, faculty and students that are interested in social entrepreneurship.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Chris Hadfield photo


Decide in your heart of hearts what really excites and challenges you, and start moving your life in that direction. Look at who you want to be, and start sculpting yourself into that person.

- Col. Chris Hadfield, An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth 

Sunday, December 1, 2013 — 7:30 PM EST

Six different student Chamber Ensembles present a wide variety of classical. 

Sunday, December 1, 2013 — 2:00 PM EST
Conrad Grebel Stage Band performs jazz, both new and standard pieces.
 
Admission is $10, $5 students/seniors
Saturday, November 30, 2013 — 8:00 PM EST
All three University Choirs (Chamber, Chapel, and University) will perform in honour of Grebel's 50th Anniversary.  The concert will include the World Premiere of a new setting of Psalm 150, composed by Timothy Corlis.

Admission $10, students/seniors $5
Saturday, November 30, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Are you graduating soon and interested in solar energy as well as the solar industry here in Canada?

Saturday, November 30, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST
Paintin’ Place Daycare has been in operation for more than 35 years!  We
are sad to announce that we are preparing to shut the doors at Paintin’
Place forever.  We are coming together with Hildegard Marsden and Klemmer Farmhouse to form a new daycare called Bright Starts Cooperative Early Learning Centre Inc.  It is a brand new building and is located at the North end of campus behind the Optometry building.  The doors are expected to open in January 2014.
 
With this on the horizon we would like to invite as many alumni, past
Friday, November 29, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
The last talk from the series "Observations and Free
Inquiries" - There are many Gods; there is only one God; there is no God. Why do we ask the God question? What is its relationship to our lives?
 
Thursday, November 28, 2013 — 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Steve McCaffery, once a performer in the legendary sound poetry troupe The Four Horsemen, has long been at the forefront of experimental writing in Canada. He has published more than 40 books of poetry and criticism, and is now David Gray Chair Endowed Professor and Director of the Poetics Programme at SUNY Buffalo.

This year's Reading Series at St Jerome's is on the theme of Literartistry,
showcasing literature's dance with other artistic media.

All readings are free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 28, 2013 — 8:00 PM EST

"Brahms and the Lieutenant"

Brahms, Prokofiev, Dvorak played by the university orchestra

  • Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 1
  • Sergei Prokofiev Suite from Lieutenant Kijé
  • Antonín Dvořák Slavonic Rhapsody No. 2

Free tickets from the Theatre Box Office: (519) 888-4908

Thursday, November 28, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Brant A. Peppley, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Fuel Cells, Department of Chemical Engineering and Queen's RMC Fuel Cell Research Centre, will deliver a seminar entitled, “The Nature of Breakthroughs from the Perspective of Progress in Fuel Cells”. 

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