Events - April 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Tenured faculty who are considering applying for promotion in 2016/2017 or in the near future are encouraged to attend. This workshop will walk you through the promotion process step by step and will provide explanations of formal policy as well as practical tips to help you succeed.

Monday, April 4, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
A brass group playing music

Enjoy a wide selection of classical music, from 6 different chamber groups. Includes one brass group as well. Bach, Schubert, and Weber are among the composers that will be featured.

Monday, April 4, 2016 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Come out and celebrate the end of the winter 2016 semester, LASA style! We will be hosting a pot luck - eat and enjoy our favourite Latin American dishes!

Sunday, April 3, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
The Chamber Choir performing

Chiaroscuro: Contrasts in Light and Dark. The University of Waterloo Chamber Choir sings music spanning five centuries, by composers R. Murray Schafer, James MacMillan, Joaquin des Prez, Carlo Gesualdo, Dolly Parton and others!

Sunday, April 3, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Two women playing the saxophone

Enjoy a break from winter, with delightful jazz classics.

Suitable for all ages. Reception to follow.

Saturday, April 2, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
UW Choir sitting in the shape of a peace sign

Reaching out: a unique exploration of cross-cultural and inter-cultural community song. The University choir will sing works from within our own community, originating in Estonia, Iran, Senegal, New Zealand, and Bali. Join us for a unique choral experience.

Friday, April 1, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
People playing an instrument called a gamelan

This evening's concert features thirty players from the UWaterloo Balinese Gamelan and Grebel Community Gamelan.

Friday, April 1, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

KI senior research projects: an exciting synthesis of the diverse disciplines the students have explored in this interdisciplinary program.

Friday, April 1, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
University of Waterloo, the Water Institute logo

The Water Institute is hosting a seminar by Prabhakar Clement, Professor and Groome Endowed Scholar of Civil Engineering, Auburn University.

He will speak on: Authorship and Author Rank - Misuses, Misunderstandings and a Meaningful Solution.

Friday, April 1, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Research Talks logo

Current approaches to the role of trade in food security policy often become reduced to a binary understanding of the options: either opportunity or threat.

This session examines these debates and suggests ways in which opposing sides can move food security policy forward in constructive ways.

Friday, April 1, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
Webs Conference 2016 event poster

The Waterloo Environment & Business Students are excited to host their annual conference on April 1, 2016 at Conrad Grebel University College. This year's theme is "Rethinking Canada's Future" and we will focus on how companies and cities in Canada should act in order to adapt to today's issue of climate change.

Friday, April 1, 2016 — 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT
SMF Research Symposium event poster and information

Since 2009, the SMF Department at St. Jerome’s University in Waterloo, Ontario has hosted a one-day research conference that highlights student and faculty research dealing generally with issues of social justice, personal/professional ethics, and responsible citizenship.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 (all day) to Saturday, April 2, 2016 (all day)

Join us for the FIRST Robotics Competition, Waterloo Regional, hosted at the University of Waterloo in the Physical Activities Complex. Thirty-two high-school teams from across Ontario and the US will converge on the University of Waterloo for the three-day competition, where they will demonstrate their robot in this year's challenge, FIRST Stronghold.

The event is open to the public and admittance is free. Final rounds will occur on Saturday afternoon.

Monday, March 28, 2016 (all day) to Friday, April 22, 2016 (all day)
1000 acts of Green event poster

Join the #1000GreenUW Challenge!

What’s an Act of Green?  You tell us!  Throughout April, we want you to join in the 1000 Acts of Green challenge across campus. 

Thursday, March 17, 2016 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, April 9, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT
Zenith logo

The Department of Fine Arts and University of Waterloo Art Gallery present ZENITH The 42nd Annual Senior Undergraduate Exhibition. The show features recent artworks by fourth year honours students completing the Fine Arts undergraduate program at the University of Waterloo.

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!

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, January 11, 2016 — 8:30 AM to Friday, December 16, 2016 — 4:30 PM EST
Conchies Speak: Ontario Mennonites in Alternatives Service 1941-1946

During the Second World War, 2,600 Ontario Mennonite men served in conscientious objector work camps. Through archival records, this exhibit recovers their voices and stories. Free. Guided tours and additional programming available for groups if arranged in advance.

Monday, January 11, 2016 — 8:30 AM EST to Saturday, April 23, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT
Women sewing

The MSCU Centre for Peace Advancement is excited to announce our Winter 2016 Grebel Gallery exhibit, As the women sew: Community quilts of Mampuján, Colombia.


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