Events - March 2016

Friday, March 4, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 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: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details

Friday, March 4, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

How do you approach a situation that is new to you or make decisions? Personality Dimensions ® (PD) is a self-discovery process which helps to explain what motivates behaviour in people with different personalities.

You can expect to:

  • Complete the PD® temperament self-assessment tool
  • Discover what's great about you and others
  • Gain a new appreciation for differences
  • Improve your interpersonal communications

Register on LEADS (using your Quest user ID)

Friday, March 4, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Intermediate, Senior
Co-op and Graduating Students
SCI - Science & Business, MATH - Information Technology Management, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Financial Management, ARTS - Economics, ARTS - Arts & Business

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 4, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Knowing your skills and abilities AND being able to clearly and confidently convey them to employers are critical to your success in the employment process. Learn how to identify and articulate your strengths, plus discover potential areas of growth.

Friday, March 4, 2016 — 9:01 AM EST to Friday, April 22, 2016 — 3:59 PM EDT

Engineering Students... now is the time to nominate your most deserving TA for the Sandford Fleming Award!

Thursday, March 3, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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 chart for details. 

Thursday, March 3, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST
Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night Over the Rhone

A trio consisting of Catherine Robertson (piano), Andrew Chung (violin), and Ben Bolt-Martin (cello), will be performing.

Pieces include: 

  • E. Bloch 3 Nocturnes
  • G. Faure Trio op. 120
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 — 8:45 PM to 9:45 PM EST

Join us for a presentation on Canada’s 3rd largest campus housing operation – spanning more than ¼ of all space on campus.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Event Poster - See accompanying text for details.

Join Mike Kirkup, Director of Velocity, at the free workshop "How to Find Your Customers Online" as he shares his expertise in conducting business on the internet. Learn when you should, and shouldn't do online market research while developing the skills to do so. 

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Have you ever written a test or exam and then are surprised at the mark you received? Do you try and memorize the material for your courses and not actually learn it? This workshop is for you! You will learn how to approach reviewing and test taking more effectively and we will discuss blooms taxonomy of learning, a variety of test formats as well as different strategies for learning and reviewing.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Prepare for professional school interviews by practising in small groups. Learn strategies to improve performance and get tips on how to handle admission questions. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Have you ever written a test or exam and then are surprised at the mark you received? Do you try and memorize the material for your courses and not actually learn it? This workshop is for you! You will learn how to approach reviewing and test taking more effectively and we will discuss blooms taxonomy of learning, a variety of test formats as well as different strategies for learning and reviewing.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Event poster-see text for details.

Join us at the free workshop "The World's Top Ten Commercial Problems", as Larry Smith, Adjunct Associate Professor, presents the top commercial problems that need solving. While there are hundreds of commercially important problems, some of these problems are of paramount importance. They are the kinds of problems whose influence is systemic, underlying many areas of enterprise. Solving them would have exceptional impact and could serve as the foundation of empire.

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 7:30 PM EST
Sir James MacMillan

Scotland's most celebrated composer, Sir James Macmillan will be the 2016 Rodney and Lorna Sawatsky Visiting Scholar. His musical language is flooded with influences from his Scottish heritage, Catholic faith, social conscience and close connection with Celtic music, blended with influences from Far Eastern, Scandinavian and Eastern European music. 

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST

Leadership requires us to connect with others and every leader has their distinct way of adapting their communication. Do you have a variety of communication and leadership styles?

In this workshop, you will:

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

WatRISQ Seminar

Speaker:
Motoh Tsujimura
Associate Professor of Operations Research
Faculty of Commerce
Doshisha University, Japan

Topic:
“Assessing Capital Investment Strategy under Ambiguity”

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 4:00 PM EST

Assessing Capital Investment Strategy under Ambiguity

The uncertainty of the business environment is increasing more and more. Firms’ managers face complex business environments and the difficulty of predicting likely future outcomes. How they treat uncertainty is important in business decision making, such as investing in capital stock. In this paper, we consider a firm’s investment problem under uncertainty.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

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.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Ensuring sustainable leadership is the key to the long-term success of any club, group or organization. How adequately is your group prepared to fill existing or potential future vacancies in leadership? Are current members prepared to transition smoothly into a variety of roles and responsibilities? Do current leaders mentor others and 'give away leadership' to ensure the success of the club/group for the future?

This workshop will look at:

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Attend this session if you are preparing for professional school interviews. We will answer your last minute questions. Pop in anytime during the hour. 

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST

In this seminar, we will explore how the most common words that have been used to refer to people in recent HCI literature are received by non-experts. While we may intend the language that we use to be neutral, our method can be used to help determine whether this is the case. We offer an increased understanding of the perception of HCI’s people words and discuss the challenges this poses in striving toward gender inclusiveness. 

Monday, February 29, 2016 — 6:30 PM EST to Sunday, April 10, 2016 — 4:30 PM EDT
Architecture drawing from the Drawing Ambience collection


The first public museum exhibition of architectural drawings from the private collection of the noted educator Alvin Boyarsky.

Monday, February 8, 2016 (all day) to Sunday, March 6, 2016 (all day)
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$25K Velocity Fund Applications are open! The Velocity Fund is a non-equity grant program for startups that offers $375,000 each year to startups through its Velocity Fund $25K and Velocity Fund $5K programs.

Three times a year, startups can apply to compete for $25,000 prizes, as well as an extra $10,000 in additional funding awarded to the most innovative hardware startup winner. The top applicants are invited to interview with a panel of Velocity leaders and alumni, and if selected, present their pitches at the 
Velocity Fund Finals on March 31st.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 (all day) to Tuesday, March 29, 2016 (all day)
Waterloo Warriors logo built with cans.

UWaterloo Canbuild is more than just a typical food drive: it strives to raise awareness about hunger on campus and in the community. 

CanBuild engages our campus community to develop teams, collaborate with colleagues and put their creative skills to work by building structures from the food donations they collect. 

Thursday, January 14, 2016 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, March 5, 2016 — 5:00 PM EST
Person standing on a rock near a lake, holding a gun. Photograph is by Elinor Whiddon.

Join UWAG for the opening reception of their new Winter Exhibitions on Thursday, January 14, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Gallery hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

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