Events - 2013

Friday, November 8, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

The reMaker Society: Technology and Technics for an Indigenous Modernity

Speaker: Steve Quilley, Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation
(WICI) Director of Development, Associate Professor in Social Innovation
Generation and the Department of Environment and Resource Studies in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo.

Friday, November 8, 2013 — 12:00 PM EST
Renison University College presents their first Advertising Research Forum. This initiative will feature three guest speakers from Renison who will speak about "Knowledge Translation" and how to create strategies that move research from the laboratory, the research journal, and the academic conference into the hands of people and organizations who can put it to practical use. 
Friday, November 8, 2013 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Come out and hear UK-based Canadian artist Kelly Richardson speak about her practice. After the talk, do take in her latest exhibition at UWAG, This Island Earth, which runs until December 21, 2013.
You will not want to miss either event!
 

Kelly Richardson: This Island Earth

Thursday, November 7, 2013 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST
To register for this workshop, please visit the Student Success
Thursday, November 7, 2013 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Hockey players, figure skaters, families and first time skaters alike are invited to lace up, come out and take to the ice at Columbia Icefield Arena for the University of Waterloo Community Skate Night in support of our 2013 United Way Campaign.

Enjoy an open skate, meet & greet with Warrior greats, UWaterloo fan pack door prizes plus silent auction surprises!

When:     November 7, 2013 | 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where:    Columbia Icefield Arena (CIF)

                University of Waterloo

Thursday, November 7, 2013 — 5:00 PM to Thursday, December 12, 2013 — 5:00 PM EST
Gallery One + Two
Kelly Richardson
This Island Earth
 
Thursday, November 7, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 7 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
 
Exhibit: November 7 - December 21, 2013

Kelly Richardson: This Island Earth

Gallery One + Two

Thursday, November 7, 2013 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Ann Shin's latest book of poetry, The Family China, explores the history held in china as a domestic art object, in all its fragility. Also an
award-winning filmmaker and new media producer, she recently directed and produced the documentary Defector: Escape from North Korea.

Thanks to Brick Books for their support.

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 7, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

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.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EST

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, November 6, 2013 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

A panel of experienced co-op students shares tips on finding and succeeding in your first co-op job.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Bring a paper copy of your résumé to this hands-on workshop targeting a few of the most challenging areas of résumé writing for junior students. NOTE: We do not have the facilities to print off résumés at the start of the workshop. There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Faculty panel. Learn the best strategies to prepare for your next academic interview and hear from professors about what they are looking for in candidates.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 — 12:30 PM EST
Delightful jazz performed by Michael Wood and Jim Hodgkinson.
Michael is a well known Canadian vibraphone player who teaches at Grebel, and Jim is a well known Canadian pianist.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Dr. Jennifer Lynes, Director, Environment & Business, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development uWaterloo
 
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 a Waterloo or Wilfrid Laurier university professor.  Pre-registration is not required to participate and there is no charge to attend.
 
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

A public lecture hosted by the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy

Featured speaker: Lynn Cooper, President, Canadian Pain Coalition

Health Care Panel:

Dr. Kim Moore, Physician, Centre for Family Medicine

Barbara Coulston, Pharmacist, Centre for Family Medicine Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy

Catherine Schill, Pharmacist, The Schill's Remedy's Rx, Adjunct
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST
To register for this workshop, please visit the Student Success
Office website. Managing your money and finances is not always as simple as it may seem. Learning about your spending and saving can significantly reduce your stress and anxiety, allowing you to live a more balanced lifestyle. In this workshop you will learn the basics of budgeting as well as tips on how to control your impulse spending and better manage your money.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Prepare for professional school interviews by practising in small groups. Learn strategies to improve performance and get tips on how to handle admission questions.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

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.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Hear briefly from the Office of Academic Integrity about why you need to reference your sources. Then learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles from a Liaison Librarian using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all Waterloo students, faculty, and staff.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
As part of the 2013-2014 History Speaker Series, the Department of History invites you attend “The Fine Print of “Never Again”: The Drafting of the UN Genocide Convention,” led by Dr. Yehonatan Alsheh, a postdoctoral fellow at the Balsillie School of International Affairs.
 
 
Monday, November 4, 2013 — 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Listen. Debate. Have your say.

Featuring University of Waterloo researcher, Chris Eliasmith, and researchers from Algoma University, McMaster University, University of Ottawa, and University of Toronto, this free event is open to the general public. Moderated by journalist and broadcaster, Piya Chattopadhyay, What Matters Now is part of a province-wide discussion series featuring researchers from Ontario's universities.

The event will also be webcast live.

Monday, November 4, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

The current job market requires an assertive approach to finding work. Increase your chances of success by learning relevant networking and communication techniques.

Monday, November 4, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

The Grand River Community Métis Council & Infinite Reach is proud to
introduce the University of Waterloo to its Métis Community.

Come to this FREE CULTURAL EVENT to learn about your Métis community. Try your hand at Traditional Finger Weaving and listen to Métis Folk Music while you sip on some hot Cedar Tea, and taste some delicious Bannock.

This event is open to everyone.
 

Friday, November 1, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
From the series "Observations and Free Inquiries" - Why do we cheat? Why do we consider cheating and corruption unethical? Who are the bullies? Why there is physical and psychological violence? What is
success? Why do we need to be successful? Can we be successful and ethical?
 

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