Events - October 2013

Friday, October 18, 2013 — 1:00 PM EDT
chromosome DNA ladders

Professor Kim Nasmyth: How are chromosomes held together?


Intended audience: Faculty, staff, grad students, and third or fourth-year undergraduate students.

Learn about Professor Nasmyth’s discovery of the mechanism by which the DNA in our chromosomes is held together. This has profound importance for our understanding of cell division and how errors occur that can cause cancer and other genetic diseases. 

Register by Monday, October 14.

Friday, October 18, 2013 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Interested in making an interactive map to showcase your study or research locations online but don’t know how to start? This workshop will show how easy it is to create an interactive map online. You will learn how to import KML and CSV files in ArcGIS.com.

Friday, October 18, 2013 — 10:00 AM EDT
Dr. Kim Nasmyth

Professor Kim Nasmyth: My scientific journey; a lecture for young scientists.

Thursday, October 17, 2013 — 8:00 PM to Saturday, October 19, 2013 — 7:00 PM EDT

PJSA 2013 Student Conference

What is PJSA?

The PJSA (Peace and Justice Studies Association) is a non-profit organization formed in 2001. It is a professional association for scholars in the field of peace and conflict resolution studies. It is the North American affiliate of the International Peace Research Association. This year, the PJSA Conference is co-hosted by Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) and Conrad Grebel University College (CGUC, UW). The conference starts
on Thursday Oct 17th, 8:00 pm, ends on Saturday Oct 19th, at 7:00pm

Thursday, October 17, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview. Here is your opportunity to practise and improve.
NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

 

Thursday, October 17, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Stay current in your field of research! Learn how to automate your searches for new and relevant research by having search results and journal tables of contents sent to you on a regular basis. Find out about the alerting services available in Web of Science and CSA databases, RSS feeds, and the Library’s search tool, Primo.

Thursday, October 17, 2013 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

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 assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

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, October 16, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Employers are looking for candidates with experience, but how do you gain it? Learn why volunteer work matters to employers, how it builds skills related to work that interests you, and where to find unique opportunities. You will also hear first-hand how volunteering increased career opportunities for a fellow uWaterloo student.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

This workshop has been cancelled.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 — 10:30 AM to Thursday, October 17, 2013 — 1:30 PM EDT
Professional School & Post-Degree Days Poster

Speak to representatives from over 90 institutions from North America, Europe and Australia to learn about career options, graduate school admission requirements, program specifics, and the procedures / deadlines for application.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Increase the odds of getting what you want when negotiating salary and other details related to the job offer.
NOTE: This workshop is geared towards graduating students.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

October is Mental Health Wellness Month at uWaterloo!

We'll be showing the movie "Silver Linings Playbook" (2012), which
addresses the issue of Bipolar Disorder

Free snacks will be provided.
Enter our raffle draw to win a wellness basket!

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Learn how to improve your performance in the job interview by viewing and discussing taped excerpts of actual interviews.
NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

 

Sunday, October 13, 2013 — 7:30 PM EDT

Featuring Susan Schultz Huxman, President of Conrad Grebel University College

‘Speaking Truth to Power:’ Profiles in Rhetorical Courage for Church and Society


The Benjamin Eby Lecture is an annual lecture that presents the research of a faculty member at Conrad Grebel University College. It is named after Benjamin Eby (1785-1853), an early educator and Mennonite church leader in Waterloo County.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 7:00 PM EDT
Universe

Join us for an evening with Dr. Karl Gebhardt, a Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Texas, Austin. He studies various ‘dark’ aspects of galaxies, and has measured more black hole masses than anyone in the world.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Learn about Ontario’s Faculty of Education application process. Topics include how to prepare an effective application, general requirements, and information on the TEAS process.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Learn about on-campus resources for second (or foreign) language learning and teaching, such as the Applied Language Studies option and the ACE-TESOL Certificate Program.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

As a game player in this innovative approach to self assessment, you will gain insights into your interests, values, abilities, and personality as they relate to your career decision making. During the game, you will develop a Career Profile to help you better understand who you are and what you want in the world of work.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Location: FLEX Lab (LIB329) Notes: This workshop is part of the Focus on Teaching Week offerings through CTE. Open to faculty (registration is required)

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

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.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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 assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Would you like to learn how to use other sources of information besides Google? Come prepared with 3 – 5 research questions and learn how to match up the information you need with the library’s resources.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
To register for this workshop, please visit the Student Success
Office website.  Successful university students don’t just stick their nose
in the books, but think about how they remember, what material is on a test, and how to use their study time effectively. In this workshop you’ll
Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Location: FLEX Lab (LIB329) Notes: This workshop is part of the Focus on Teaching Week offerings through CTE. Open to faculty (registration is required)

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