Events - October 2014

Friday, October 31, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

A panel of Knowledge Integration students will reflect on their summer experiences, and how they applied their KI learning.

Friday, October 31, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:20 PM EDT

Biology Seminar series: Turlough Finan, Department of Biology, McMaster University. Functional and evolutionary insights gained by reducing a complex bacterial genome by half.

Friday, October 31, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
apple with leaf

Join us for Library Day celebrations on October 31 from 10 am to 2 pm. Stop by any of the Library's locations during this time for refreshments, to say hello to library staff, and take part in the day's activities.

Friday, October 31, 2014 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

Would you like to be an entrepreneur, do you have what it takes? Discover the important traits required to be a successful entrepreneur, how to assess risk, what makes a good business plan - and how to pitch it! Join Mitacs Step for an informative and interactive full-day workshop.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Costume Party and Launch for After the Dragon Raid

Thursday, October 30, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

The workshop provides a hands-on learning environment to explore using RefWorks (or other bibliographic management software) and any research database, with citation tracking and search alert capabilities, to maintain an accurate list of your own publications and track and collect citations of your work. The process will help you to identify the best citation tracking sources for your field, uses multiple sources to ensure all your work is tracked and maximizes citation counts. The workshop does not delve into author focused impact factors (e.g. h-index etc).

Thursday, October 30, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Plan now to attend the UWRA Fall Luncheon and to hear Susan Mavor, who retired last year as head of the Special Collections department in the Porter Library, speak on the history of Westmount neighbourhood in Kitchener-Waterloo as well as the founding of the local rubber industry.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Prepare early for your academic career by starting to think like a hiring 
committee member. This workshop will explore the academic labour 
market, factors tied to success, and how best to promote oneself.

Please register on the event web page, if you plan on attending.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Graduating Students - MASTERS - Management Sciences, MATH - Mathematical Finance, MATH - Mathematical Economics, MATH - Business Administration, ARTS - Financial Management       

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 — 7:30 PM EDT

Are you interested in hearing significant Canadian writers talk about how their writing sensibilities, their careers, and their Mennonite heritage intersect? Conrad Grebel University College is pleased to present “Mennonite/s Writing 2014-2015,” a seven session reading series showcasing new work by some of the most prominent authors in the field, including: Rudy Wiebe, Jeff Gundy, Miriam Toews, Patrick Friesen, Di Brandt, David Bergen, and Carrie Snyder. 

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

The Wednesday Night Discussion Group and the Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council invite you to join us for an evening of discussion focused on how to make Waterloo Region a safe and healthy space for members of the Rainbow Community.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

FASS Theatre Company is bringing a fine company tradition to uWaterloo students next week with a Talent Optional Night on Wednesday, October 29th, at 7PM in the Student Life Centre Great Hall, and you're all invited!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Professional and graduate school representatives from Canadian and 
international universities/colleges will provide information to assist 
you in planning your further education on October 28th and 29th from 2:30-5:30 p.m.
 
Please register on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, ALL - ENG faculty

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014Oct

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Through discussion and hands-on activities, this session will increase 
your understanding of the career decision-making process and put 
you in a better position to make appropriate career choices.
 
RSVP on the event web page.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 10:50 AM EDT

Academic research is challenging because there is no one-size-fits-all solution for searching. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop, you’ll learn about and apply reliable tips and tools to help you find the best articles on your topic. You’ll also learn how to problem solve disappointing database search results.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Professional and graduate school representatives from Canadian and 
international universities/colleges will provide information to assist 
you in planning your further education on October 28th and 29th from 2:30-5:30 p.m.
 
Please register on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

This workshop focuses on preparing an application for a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV). We will look at procedures for the inside Canada application that allows students and workers with a valid permit to apply to return to Canada before departure. We will also look at the procedures for an overseas TRV application. We will touch on required documents including how to write an invitation letter to invite family to visit you.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and discuss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers and across disciplines.

Every Tuesday, starting Sept 9th through until Nov 25th, from 12:30-1:30pm, in the QNC 1501 seminar room, two students will each give a 20 minute talk, followed by a 10 minute discussion on each presentation.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014Oct

Monday, October 27, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Dr Titia de Lange

Learn about Dr. Titia de Lange's scientific journey and discover possible careers in the field of science and research. 

Monday, October 27, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Gairdner Research Lecture 2014 poster

Learn about Dr. Titia de Lange's research on telomeres, the protective elements at the ends of our chromosomes, which are critical for maintaining our DNA and preventing deleterious mutations. 

Monday, October 27, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Graduating Students - ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Management, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Chemical

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014Oct

Monday, October 27, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Business Administration, ARTS - Accounting & Financial Management, ARTS - Financial Management

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Saturday, October 25, 2014 — 2:00 PM EDT

Event hosted by Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario and Institute of Anabaptist and Mennonite Studies at Grebel

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