Events - March 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Increase the odds of getting what you want when negotiating salary and other details related to a job offer. NOTE: This workshop is geared toward graduating students.

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

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 — 2:30 PM EDT
Professor John Lennox

Pascal Lectures on Christianity and the University

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Well known South Indian percussionist Dr. Trichy Sankaran will perform some classic Indian music. He will also talk about the subject of ‘time keeping’ and ‘time marking’, giving a number of examples from diverse music cultures from across the world.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty

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.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 — 7:30 PM EDT
Professor John Lennox

Pascal Lectures on Christianity and the University

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Ruling Capital poster. Content in accompanying text.

Abstract

Dr. Kevin P. Gallagher, Associate Professor of Global Development Policy, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University, shows how emerging markets were able to re-regulate cross-border finance in the wake of the financial crisis, and carve out more space for such regulations in international institutions such as the IMF and the G-20—despite the fact that they remain underdogs in the global financial system.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

WATRISQ Seminar

by: Professor Sheldon Lin, Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Learn strategies for working successfully in Canadian culture. Topics covered will include cultural intelligence, communication styles, and workplace professionalism.

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

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 — 2:30 PM EDT

The Water Institute is pleased to host a lecture by Dr. Sheila Olmstead, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin and Visiting Fellow, Resources for the Future

Dr. Olmstead's lecture is titled: Water resources and climate change adaptation: An economist’s perspective


Abstract

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Learn how LinkedIn, the professional social networking site, can help you to create an effective online presence, build professional networks, and search for jobs. NOTE: This workshop is intended for students who have limited experience with LinkedIn.

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

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 (all day) to Friday, April 24, 2015 (all day)

Engineering Students ... please nominate your most deserving TA for the SFF Award. Please see class rep. for details. Additional ballots available online, in CPH 1320 or in EngSoc.

Monday, March 16, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Explore the many worlds of Engineering. For students in Grades 6,7 and 8, their parents, siblings and friends. 1.5 hours of displays and tours to highlight a few of the interesting problems that society asks engineers to solve.

Monday, March 16, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, 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.

Monday, March 16, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Join us at the bookstore for a launch of two new books and an exhibition by UWaterloo History professors Ian Milligan (Rebel Youth), Catherine Briggs (Modern Canada) and Susan Roy (The City Before the City).

Monday, March 16, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Graduating Students - MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, 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.

Monday, March 16, 2015 — 11:00 AM to Wednesday, March 18, 2015 — 6:00 PM EDT

The students of the Amsterdam cohort in the Knowledge Integration program invite you to experience the culmination of our third-year design project: The Museum Course.

Monday, March 16, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Knowing your skills and abilities AND being able to clearly and confidently convey them to employers is critical to your success in the employment process. Learn how to identify and articulate your strengths, plus discover potential areas of growth. You will also devise a plan to enhance these skills.

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

Monday, March 16, 2015 — 9:00 AM to Friday, March 20, 2015 — 8:00 PM EDT

Waterloo Unlimited is a unique transdisciplinary high school enrichment program for high school students from across Canada at the University of Waterloo. It's not quite like anything you've ever done before. It's about challenging the borders of scholarship and developing higher-order skills: communication, analysis, synthesis, initiative, curiosity, responsibility, leadership, teamwork and creativity. It's about open-ended learning. It's about you, and your love of learning. We don't want to focus on a single discipline; we're more excited about integrating knowledge across disciplines.

Friday, March 13, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Bridges lectures aim to overcome the gap between Mathematics and the Arts. Join Sarah Tolmie (English) and Dawn Cassandra Parker (Complex Systems) for "Dancing the Math of Complex Systems."

Friday, March 13, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

A constant refrain of portraying Islam, the faith of over 1.7 billion people, as different and dangerous by Islamophobes, scholars/pseudo-scholars, political commentators, and the media has influenced in growing the divide between the Muslim community and the West.

Friday, March 13, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview. Here is your opportunity to practise and improve. 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.

Friday, March 13, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

All About Vermicomposting

Worms are fascinating because of how efficiently they can participate in the recycling process of so much of what humans dispose of as “garbage”. They can eat our scraps of food waste and turn it into extremely nutritious fertilizer.

Friday, March 13, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Graduating Students - MATH - Statistics, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, MATH - Applied Mathematics, 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.

Friday, March 13, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Learn how to improve your performance in job interviews by viewing and discussing recorded excerpts of actual interviews. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see linked chart

Thursday, March 12, 2015 — 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
Event poster - see accompanying text for details

Have an idea you want to pitch? Looking to see the next big thing? Join us at the Velocity Fund $5K Qualifiers to pitch or watch others pitch!

This is the second of two nights of $5K Qualifiers. You can pitch at one, but watch either or both!

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