Events - 2015

Saturday, December 19, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
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Students from the Department of Fine Arts will present a performance piece titled "MOTUS". The performance is a collaborative project that applies aspects of music, dance, digital media, visual art and literature to create a multi-dimensional experience.

Admission is free, however, donations to help support the Button Factory and future performances are kindly accepted.

Thursday, December 17, 2015 — 4:00 PM EST
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The Water Institute is pleased to host a retirement reception for our Executive Director, Bob Gillham.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Campus colleagues and friends are invited to come and wish Jenny well in her retirement on December 15 from 2 - 4 p.m. at MKV. Remarks will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Monday, December 14, 2015 — 1:00 PM EST

Waterloo This-Idea-Must-Die Day

The University of Waterloo Cognitive Science program examines what concepts and theories are blocking progress in understanding mind, brain and intelligence?

Friday, December 11, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

A series of presentations followed by selected research groups pitching their ideas for commercialization to a panel of expert investors. Registration is required for audience members and research groups who wish to give a pitch.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 — 3:30 PM EST
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Explore pivotal moments that shaped Canada’s innovation university in a new book by Kenneth McLaughlin, distinguished professor emeritus.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 — 2:00 PM EST

Management Sciences will host Timothy Chan from University of Toronto as he delivers his seminar: Goodness-Of-Fit in Inverse Optimization.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr Carole Rossi, Research Director of the Laboratoire d'Analyse et d'Architecture des Systèmes (LAAS-CNRS), Université de Toulouse, France.

Saturday, December 5, 2015 — 2:00 PM EST
Mulit-Faith Dialogue Series 2015 poster

Join us for Session Three presentations by Shakil Choudhury, Educator and Consultant, Anima Leadership, Nancy Kelly, retired Lutheran pastor, and Louisa D'Amata, a news reporter from the The Record and member of the local Jewish community.

Friday, December 4, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr Tsun-Kong (T.K.) Sham, Canada Research Chair in Materials and Synchrotron Radiation and Chemistry Professor at Western University, Canada.

Thursday, December 3, 2015 — 8:00 PM EST
Love & Deeath

The University's orchestra of students, staff, faculty and alumni performs Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique, as well as selections from Bizet's Carmen Suite, and more.

Thursday, December 3, 2015 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
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Why is our region, our city, a university, a public library and more named after a tiny farming village in Belgium? Why does the name Wellington appear in towns and on street signs all over Ontario? How did a bloody battle 200 years ago capture the popular imagination?

Thursday, December 3, 2015 — 4:00 PM EST

Join us for an inspiring afternoon as members of the St. Paul's GreenHouse social impact incubator showcase their ideas and how they are making a difference. We’ll be announcing grants for some early-stage, high-potential ideas, and the Social Impact Fund winners will present their projects. 

Thursday, December 3, 2015 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a Distinguished Lecture by Dr Kang L. Wang, Distinguished Professor and Raytheon Chair Professor in Physical Science and Electronics in the Electrical Engineering Department of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), United States.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST
The Power of Information

Has someone blogged about your research? Has someone tweeted about your work? Was your article mentioned on Facebook? Representing the concept alternate (or alternative) metrics, altmetrics encompass methods of evaluating and discovering scholarly work through the use of open data and social media sources.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 — 8:45 AM EST

A presentation about the Peer Success Coaches and their role in supporting the academic success of students at the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 — 3:30 AM to 4:30 AM EST
Bookstore of University of Waterloo Concourse Sale Dec 1st & 2nd SCH Concourse 9:30am - 4:30pm

The Bookstore Concourse Sale will be on December 1 and 2 in South Campus Hall. The sale will include many Holiday books, as well as Kids' Books, Academic books and Mystery books!

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

MASTERS - Public Service, MASTERS - Political Science, MATH - Information Technology Management, ARTS - Political Science, ARTS - Human Resources Management, ARTS - Financial Management, ARTS - Digital Arts Communication, ARTS - Arts & Business

Monday, November 30, 2015 — 7:00 PM EST

Instrumental Chamber Ensemble Concert

Come join us for another lovely evening of classical music. Six different ensemble groups will play a selection of pieces, three on Sunday and three on Monday. A brass trio is also included. 

Monday, November 30, 2015 — 2:45 PM to 4:30 PM EST
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Students from the SMF 208 (Introduction to Sex, Couples, and Family Therapy course) will showcase their group projects, educating and creating awareness on social justice and anti-oppression within a therapy context.

Monday, November 30, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST

For Summer Students

MATH - Mathematical Finance, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

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

Sunday, November 29, 2015 — 7:00 PM EST
man playing piano

Instrumental Chamber Ensemble Concert

Come join us for two lovely evenings of classical music. Six different ensemble groups will play a selection of pieces, three on Sunday and three on Monday. A brass trio is also included. 

Sunday, November 29, 2015 — 1:00 PM EST
train in snow scene

UW Jazz Ensemble: Canadian Continental Trip

Join us for a delightful afternoon of seasonal jazz classics, directed by Michael Wood and performed by the UW Jazz Ensemble.

Reception to follow.

Saturday, November 28, 2015 — 7:00 PM EST
students forming a peace sign

University Choir: Inspiration & Peace

Join us in exploring music of inspiration and peace, a collection of traditional and not-so-traditional choral works with guest vocalists and musicians sharing some of their most beloved music with us.


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