Events - March 2014

Monday, March 31, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

Join St. Paul's GreenHouse and the Faculty of Environment's International Development program in celebrating the culture of youth-led social entrepreneurship on campus at the University of Waterloo.

Monday, March 31, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Dr. Mireille E. Broucke will be visiting the University of Waterloo to discuss reach control problems.

Monday, March 31, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Drop in to the Student Life Centre from Monday to Thursday between 1-3pm and get extra tips on researching and writing papers.

We can help with:

  • Database searching
  • Essay organization
  • Citations
  • Topic development
  • Thesis statements
  • Grammar

Support provided in partnership between the Writing Centre and the Library.

Monday, March 31, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Student Consultation - Experiential Education (Student Leaders)

Please note: only undergraduate student leaders (dons, Orientation leaders, peer mentors, society members etc.) can register for this session.

Saturday, March 29, 2014 — 8:00 PM EDT

A night full of passionate singing and exciting performances by ACE, AcaBellas, Waterboys, the Unaccompanied Minors, and other acappella groups.

Saturday, March 29, 2014 — 8:30 AM to 9:30 PM EDT

Where will you be during the hour of darkness?

How will you reflect and think about what climate change means to you?

This year, stand up with your community and join the Earth Hour celebration at the University of Waterloo, hosted by Sustainable Campus Initiative.

Friday, March 28, 2014 — 8:00 PM EDT

A night full of passionate singing and exciting performances by ACE, AcaBellas, Waterboys, the Unaccompanied Minors, and other acappella groups.

Friday, March 28, 2014 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

An exploration on how the religious right in the subcontinent have always had a hold on street level populism and fostered a narrative of being the choice of "strength" during times of socioeconomic and political crisis.

Friday, March 28, 2014 — 5:00 PM EDT

This fun and entertaining fund-raising hockey game began in 2007 to commemorate our colleague and mentor who died after a courageous battle with cancer. Dr. Aftab Patla was a professor of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo for 25 years with a research interest in health, aging and human movement.

Friday, March 28, 2014 — 3:00 PM EDT

The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science will be hosting a memorial event to pay tribute to Professor David Sprott, who passed away on December 13, 2013. Professor Sprott played a fundamental role for our department and faculty, serving both as our founding chair starting in 1967, and also as the founding dean of the Faculty of Mathematics.

Friday, March 28, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

4th year KI students produced accessible materials on the theory and practice of interdisciplinary collaboration, and will share them at this seminar.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Play an instrument?

Like sports?

Love playing instruments and watching sports?

Well then, Warriors Band may just be what you're looking for. Come out to the Warriors Band's weekly practice. There are no auditions and some instruments are provided!

Don't worry if you can't make it this week, we practice every Thursday.

Same time, same place all term. PAC 1001 @ 5:30-7PM.

For more info: www.warriorsband.com

Thursday, March 27, 2014 — 5:30 PM EDT

What should the relationship between educator and the student be based on? 

Is education about the educator?

Who is a good educator?

Can an educator seek fulfillment in his work?

Can an egoist person be a good educator?

Is being an educator a job?

Thursday, March 27, 2014 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

Daniel David Moses is a Delaware Indian of the Six Nations lands along the Grand River. He is the author of several plays and poetry collections,
including A Small Essay on the Largeness of Light and Other Poems (2012) and Almighty Voice and His Wife (2009), and a CD of poetry and music entitled River Range, Poems (2009). He teaches playwrighting at Queen's University.

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, March 27, 2014 — 4:00 PM EDT

In this presentation, Neil will explore the sometimes surprising factors that influenced the rapid increase in life expectancy over the past century, and analyze future potential drivers of life expectancy such as regenerative medicine. He'll also provide his views on the practical implications of increasing life expectancy, including its impact on society and on the financial services industry.

Complimentary reception to follow in EIT atrium.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Chemical Engineering presents: "Using the Transmission Line Impedance Model to Monitor Degradation Pathways in Fuel Cell Catalyst Layers" by E. Bradley Easton, Associate Professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The purpose of the MAB is to discuss the effectiveness of current marketing initiatives, as well as the ways we can improve upon them.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

3 Minutes Thesis (3MT) finalists from across 6 University of Waterloo faculties will compete to win money and advance to the 3MT Provincial Finals!

Competitors will have 1 static slide and 3 minutes to present the breadth and significance of their graduate research to a non-specialist panel of judges.

Be part of the action by selecting the People’s Choice award winner; no need to register.  First come, first seated.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Join us for a guest lecture with President Ed Byrne

Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice–Chancellor of the University of Waterloo, invites you to attend a guest lecture with Ed Byrne, Vice-Chancellor and President of Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. 

University of Waterloo proudly welcomes this global leader to our campus. Join Professor Byrne as he shares challenges and opportunities that leading research universities face in their dedication to the creation of knowledge and human capital.

Beverage refreshments will be provided.  

Thursday, March 27, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Drop in to the Student Life Centre from Monday to Thursday between 1-3pm and get extra tips on researching and writing papers.

We can help with:

  • Database searching
  • Essay organization
  • Citations
  • Topic development
  • Thesis statements
  • Grammar

Support provided in partnership between the Writing Centre and the Library.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 — 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Come and explore the Capstone Design Symposium for Environmental and Geological Engineering!

Where: Room 401, Optometry & Vision Science Building

University of Waterloo campus map

Information on all 2014 Capstone Design Symposiums

Thursday, March 27, 2014 — 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT

Join Velocity for an unforgettable, action-packed day with over $100,000 to be won!

We created a fast-paced, jam-packed event with unlimited value and entertainment for everyone.

The morning begins with our $1K pitches, where University of Waterloo students pitch their fresh ideas for a chance to win one of three $1,000 prizes.

The afternoon is for University of Waterloo startup companies to pitch their seasoned ideas for a chance to win one of four $25K prizes!

Thursday, March 27, 2014 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Professor Guojun Liu of Queen's University, will deliver a seminar entitled "Designer Nano- and Micro-Architectural Materials for Block Copolymers".

This lecture is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 — 9:30 AM to Friday, March 28, 2014 — 5:00 PM EDT

This year's keynote speaker will be James Dreier, Brown University.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

Come and explore the Capstone Design Symposium for Environmental and Geological Engineering!

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