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Tuesday, December 16, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Graham Taylor, University of Guelph, "Learning Representations with Multiplicative Interactions".

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Location: EV1 241

Description: The Learn User Group event provides an opportunity for instructors to see examples of innovative ways that other faculty members are using LEARN on campus. Two instructors will present activities that they have created for their students in LEARN. They will discuss why incorporating the activities into an online environment enhanced the learning experience for their students and share their own experiences of creating and facilitating these activities.

Saturday, December 13, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Engage with first-hand accounts from pilgrims about the experience and impact of making a pilgrimage.

Friday, December 12, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Interested in aging-focused research? For information on campus-wide initiatives and other related events, see the University of Waterloo Aging Research Initiative.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 — 2:30 PM EST
Rondevllei Wetlands Nature Reserve - Cape Town, South Africa

Dr. Althea Grundling, Agricultural Research Council, Institute for Soil, Climate and Water, South Africa, will deliver a seminar: South African Peatlands.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Location: MC 2054 Notes: registration is required.

Description:

One challenge in larger classes is getting everyone to answer questions and to tell how well the class understands the answers.  Using clickers[1] is one way instructors and students both receive quick feedback to meet that challenge.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EST

This evening’s topic will focus on how to address homophobia, transphobia, biphobia, and other forms of prejudice, fear and discrimination targeted at the rainbow community.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Location: EV1 242 Notes: Open to faculty (registration is required)

Monday, December 8, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

On Monday, December 8th, 2014, 1:30-2:30pm at QNC 1501, Dr Dario M. Bassani, CNRS Research Director at the Institute of Molecular Science, University of Bordeaux, will deliver a WIN seminar entitled "Supramolecular Approaches to Controlling Electronic Interactions in Organic Devices".

Friday, December 5, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

Bruce Alexander argues that insights from modernity’s addictive malaise help to develop the collective energy for dealing with environmental issues.

Friday, December 5, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Reactive Approach Motivation for Religious Zeal

Evidence from laboratory experiments reveals that:

1. Anxious and approach motivated people respond to various anxiety-related threats with a generalized surge in approach motivation.

2. The same combination of traits and threats heightens zeal for religious beliefs and willingness to die, support war, and go to extremes for it. 

Friday, December 5, 2014 — 10:30 AM EST

Join in marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the École Polytechnique de Montréal tragedy honouring the women who lost their lives and commemorating the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EST

Join us for an evening of informal discussion with members of Waterloo Region's Rainbow (LGBTQ) Community.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Join us in celebrating the culture of youth-led social entrepreneurship on campus at the University of Waterloo as we showcase GreenHouse students who will receive grants from the $5,000 Social Innovation Fund.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

“Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball.”
The Keiko and Charles Belair Centre for East Asian Studies and Japan Futures Initiative presents this speaker series, featuring Sayuri Shimizu, Professor, Department of History, Rice University. 

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

The Gender and Equity Series assists with the promotion of gender and equity research on campus and the creation of networking opportunities.

Monday, December 1, 2014 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Speaker:

Dan Rosen
Managing Director, Risk and Analytics
S&P Capital IQ

Monday, December 1, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Starting with an overview of quantum simulation with cold atoms and ions, the talk will focus on two recent developments. 

Monday, December 1, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Are you ready to unleash your full potential to be successful at 
work? Learn how to seize every opportunity to make the most of your 
work, volunteer, and internship experiences. Discuss responsibility, 
motivation, ethical dilemmas, first impressions, reputation, and tactics 
for staying organized. 
 
Monday, December 1, 2014 — 9:30 AM to Wednesday, December 3, 2014 — 4:30 PM EST

Bookstore Concourse Sale
Monday, December 1 and Tuesday, December 2
9:30am – 4:30pm
SCH Concourse

Saturday, November 29, 2014 — 8:00 PM EST

A joint concert with the University of Waterloo Choir, the Chamber Choir, and the Conrad Grebel Chapel Choir featuring works by Poulenc, Corlis, and Esenvalds

Friday, November 28, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Bridges lectures aim to overcome the gap between Mathematics and the Arts. Join Helen Bretzke (Drama and CS) and Peter Taylor (Math) for "How to Hold a Beautiful Thing". 

Friday, November 28, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:20 PM EST

Thomas Merritt, Canada Research Chair in Genomics and Bioinformatics, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Laurentian University on
"All flies are not created equal (not even fruit flies): the biology of genetic variation".

Friday, November 28, 2014 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Save on headphones on Black Friday at Campus Tech, SLC. 
Select earbuds 15-75% off (excluding apple earpods)
Select headphones 15-50% off

Thursday, November 27, 2014 — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST

Brahms violin concerto, featuring UW alumnus Wallace Wu. Also Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, Finlandia by Sibelius, and more.

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