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Events - November 2014

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.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Prepare for the optometry school admission interview. Learn about the 
interview process, strategies to improve your performance, and tips 
on how to handle common admission questions. A practice standard 
interview and MMI will be held within the workshop. 
Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Thursday, November 27, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

“Imaging Lipids in the Vulnerable Brain”

Shawn Whitehead, PhD Assistant Professor, Depts. Anatomy and Cell Biology; Clinical Neurological Sciences, Western University

Thursday, November 27, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM EST

Join Waterloo International for two sessions presented by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). This will be an opportunity to find out more about funding opportunities in Germany.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 — 7:30 PM EST

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, November 26, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

If the harm done by pornography and the social threat it represents are so clear and obvious, then why are the arguments made against it so uniformly bad?

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Mark Redwood from IDRC will share success stories, lessons about the limits of adaptation projects, as well as insights on areas of the climate change adaptation agenda that are not currently adequately addressed.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 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: Interview Skills is a prerequisite for this workshop. 
Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 7:00 PM EST

Join the University of Waterloo for a discussion exploring the social, cultural, and political forces behind violent extremism and security in Canada and abroad. 

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Speaker: Ben Thompson (University of Waterloo)

"Learning to See with a “Lazy Eye”; Harnessing Visual Cortex Plasticity to Treat Amblyopia"

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Jac van Beek, CEO of the Canadian Association of Management 
Consultants, will provide an overview of management consulting as an 
industry, the specifics of the role, what firms look for in their applicants, 
and the personality traits necessary for success. Come hear his insights 
on the benefits and challenges of this stimulating line of work.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

This workshop focuses on preparing an online application for a Post-Graduation Work Permit. This application must be submitted to Citizenship & Immigration Canada (CIC) within 90 days of completion of degree requirements. This workshop is best suited for students who will be completing their program as of December 2014 or have recently convocated in October 2014 and intend to work in Canada.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

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, November 25, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Increase the odds of achieving your goals when negotiating salary 
and other details related to the academic job offer.
Please RVSP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 9:30 AM to Wednesday, November 26, 2014 — 4:30 PM EST

Visit the SCH Concourse on Tuesday, November 25 and Wednesday November 26 from 9:30 am-5:30 pm to take part in the Waterloo Store Monster Event! There will be many exclusive items and specials you won't find anywhere else!

Monday, November 24, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Co-op Students - CA - Chartered Accounting, ARTS - Accounting & 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.

Monday, November 24, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Industry SEMINAR

Speaker: David Panko, Managing Director, Automated Execution Group, TD Securities

Monday, November 24, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
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 Myers-Briggs Type 
Indicator to explore potential careers.
Saturday, November 22, 2014 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Please join friends, family, and colleagues as we celebrate the life of Alex Foto on November 22 at St. Paul’s. Alex was a standout student entering her second year of International Development, a tireless and devoted Waterloo Warrior cheerleader, and an incoming residence Don recognized for her leadership and passion for helping others.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Come join the fun at the Waterloo West Neighbourhood Fest

The Third Annual Waterloo West Neighbourhood Fest is a free, drop-in event organized and delivered by University of Waterloo students in partnership with the Stork Family YMCA and Harper Library.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST

Join Smart Solutions for their 6th annual Talk Change conference at the University of Waterloo on November 22nd. This year’s theme is “Innovative Health in Developing Countries” which will feature technologies and social enterprises that are contributing to sustainability in developing countries.


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