Events - May 2015

Monday, June 1, 2015 (all day) to Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (all day)
Do you already cycle to campus? Are you thinking about giving it a try? Here's a little nudge to keep it going throughout June. Log your bike trips for a chance to win awesome prizes!
Saturday, May 30, 2015 — 10:00 AM to Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — 4:00 PM EDT
small poster for the book and photo exhibit

The Confucius Institute at the University of Waterloo will host a book and photo exhibition from May 30 to June 2 at Renison University College. TheChinese Book and Photo Exhibition to Commemorate the 70th Anniversary of World War II will showcase around 200 books and 100 photos that illustrate the heroic efforts of those involved in WWII.

Friday, May 29, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Speaker panel: faculty members in attendance. Learn effective strategies to prepare for your next academic interview and hear from professors about what they look for in candidates.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Friday, May 29, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Statistics, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, 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.

Friday, May 29, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Get some simple and practical tips to help you navigate the career exploration process. Explore how personality, values, interests, and skills interact with experience to shape our career paths.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Friday, May 29, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
Karl Pillemer.

Karl Pillemer is the Director, Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research; Hazel E. Reed Professor, Department of Human Development, Cornell University.

Register for the event

Agenda

10 AM - Lecture for faculty members and others involved with research:

  • "Translational Research on Aging: Connecting Science and Service"

Friday, May 29, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

10 AM - Faculty presentation:
"Translational Research on Aging: Connecting Science and Service".
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Sun Life Financial Auditorium, LHS 1621)

12 PM - Public presentation:
"Lessons for Living from the Oldest (and Wisest) Among Us".

Thursday, May 28, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior

Co-op Students

MATH - Computer Science, 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.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Majorana Fermions: Particle Physics on a Chip

Thursday, May 28, 2015 — 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead

You are invited to attend a FREE screening of the documentary Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead!

Thursday, May 28, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters

Graduating, Co-op Students

MATH - Computer Science, 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.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Learn how to apply successful networking strategies to enhance your career opportunities. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see linked chart for details.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Electrical, 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.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Learn how to analyse a job description, articulate your transferable skills, and write an effective résumé. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see linked chart.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior

Co-op Students

MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational 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.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster - see accompanying text for details

What makes a good startup business model? Learn the ins and outs of business model generation at this free workshop.

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior

Co-op and Graduating Students

MASTERS - Civil Engineering, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Computer, ENG – Civil

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.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr. Joanna Mirecki Millunchick, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Academic Director of MSTEM Academy in Engineering at the University of Michigan, United States.

Seminar entitled "Atomic Scale Growth Processes of Compound Semiconductor Alloys".

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

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. NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

“Persuasive Health Technology to Improve Health and Wellbeing”

Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen, PhD, Professor of Experimental Cardiology at Erasmus University, The Netherlands; Founder of the Center for eHealth Research and Disease Management.

Olga Kulyk, PhD, Professor at the Persuasive Health Technology Lab, Center for eHealth, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

RSVP Required

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 11:20 AM EDT

Learn how to find resources for your coursework and research by searching Primo, our Library catalogue. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop you’ll become familiar with Primo’s features, learn to improve your search results, and manage your references effectively.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT

Free to all UW grad students. Learn to "read" objects from UWaterloo's rich computer history and help design an exhibit!

Enjoy a free, delicious lunch catered by the Grad House.

Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot today or ask any questions by contacting computer.museum@uwaterloo.ca before May 20.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT

Graduate Students Workshop

Free to all UW grad students. Learn to "read" objects from UWaterloo's rich computer history and help design an exhibit!

Enjoy a free, delicious lunch catered by the Grad House.

Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot today or ask any questions by contacting computer.museum@uwaterloo.ca before May 20.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

NOTE: Please register at step.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on ‘The Workshops'.

For more information visit the event web page.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Junior, Senior

Co-op Students

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Electrical, 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.

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