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Monday, October 31, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Piper Harron never wanted to be liberated. She would have much preferred to be conventionally successful, living by other people’s standards. Though she tried, she couldn’t make herself fit. You could say she has some complaints. Now she has a story to tell. A story of failure and how sometimes failure is the same as leadership.

Monday, October 31, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Playful Thinking Event Poster

Join this panel of experts as they discuss the social, political, cultural, and pedagogical role of games and play in the 21st century. Topics include studying, creating, and critiquing games and the importance of play in developing critical thinking and digital literacy skills.

Watch the livestream at Oct. 31st 12pm-1pm @ immerse.network/medialiteracy2016

Panelists

Sunday, October 30, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT to Sunday, December 11, 2016 — 2:00 PM EST

Workshop Series

Organized by the Renison Institute of Ministry, Studies in Islam, and the Centre for Dialogue and Spirituality in the World Religions.

Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 12:00 to 17:00

Sleeper_Vertical is a generative animation work by Ian Birse and Laura Kavanaugh, created for the unique aspect ratio of the Christie Digital MicroTiles Wall at the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus. The animation will be on display at the Stratford Campus from 12:00 - 5:00 PM on weekends from September 10 - November 27.

Saturday, October 29, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

ConradConnect Live connects Conrad Centre entrepreneurs, both current students and alumni, with each other and with friends from the Waterloo ecosystem. Please join us for the first ConradConnect Live event of the season, a free networking event in the Oak Lounge of the Walper Hotel from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 12:00 to 17:00

Sleeper_Vertical is a generative animation work by Ian Birse and Laura Kavanaugh, created for the unique aspect ratio of the Christie Digital MicroTiles Wall at the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus. The animation will be on display at the Stratford Campus from 12:00 - 5:00 PM on weekends from September 10 - November 27.

Saturday, October 29, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM EDT

Are you interested in technology and coding?

Come and join us for a day of fun, development and learning!  Don't forget to wear a Halloween costume.  We'll be giving away great prizes including a prize for best dressed!

Saturday, October 29, 2016 — 10:00 AM EDT
science experiment

Join us on October 29th for an extravaganza of hands-on science discovery for school-age kids. From 10am to 4pm we'll fill the new Science Teaching Complex and EIT with opportunities for kids to explore!

Friday, October 28, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 6:20 PM EDT

 Join the growing number of men working to make UW a safer campus for everyone.

Friday, October 28, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Speaker: Dr. Chrysanne Di Marco

Chrysanne Di Marco will talk about the CS798 Games for Health course she developed and taught in Spring 2014, Fall 2015, and Winter 2016, and the ongoing Games Institute faculty and student research initiatives that have resulted from the course.

CS798 Games for Health is a graduate reading seminar and game design course that reviewed the current major applications of games in healthcare. The course project involved the design of a novel health-related game, several of which will be described during the talk. 

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 14:30

INTEG 10 is a seminar on transdisciplinary topics and integrative practices which are of special interest to Knowledge Integration students.  This is the "living room" of the program; a place where ideas come together.

We welcome friends and visitors!

Friday, October 28, 2016 — 12:00 PM EDT
coaster

Looking for gifts, or something to brighten your office? Visit the annual Gem and Mineral Show in the Earth Sciences Museum, EIT to choose from stunning gem, fossil, and mineral samples, and jewellery. Talk with collectors and artists to discover more about the provenance of your choices.

Friday, October 28, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Bachelor Graduating Students 
 

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer, 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, October 28, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Join Velocity in celebrating the official Grand Opening of the Velocity Garage, the largest free startup incubator in the world. Visit the renovated 37,000 sq. ft. space in downtown Kitchener, complete with a new science lab, workshop, assembly space, and workspace for up to 120 software, hardware, science, and social entrepreneurship startups.

RSVP here to attend the opening!

Thursday, October 27, 2016 — 5:06 PM EDT
Networking scene

ConradConnect Live connects UWaterloo entrepreneurs, both current students and alumni, with each other and with friends from the Waterloo ecosystem. 

This event is focused on GROWTH. Attend this event to hear from seasoned entrepreneurs about life on the front-lines of fast-growing companies. Bring your questions and ideas, and be prepared for a lively evening of networking with fellow entrepreneurs, both students and alumni - with delicious refreshments, of course! 

Thursday, October 27, 2016 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

What does 'global citizen' mean to you? This workshop will explore thinking globally and appreciating cultural diversity - factors important for future leaders and their ability to adapt to the ever-changing and challenging work/team environment. In addition, you can expect to set goals and connect to resources available at UW to discover more opportunities to enhance your global intelligence.

By the end of this workshop, you will have the ability to:

Thursday, October 27, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

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.

Register to attend on LEADS

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Is your idea a viable business? Find out how to validate your market at the free workshop "Do People Want Your Sh*t?"!

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
Hult Prize at UWaterloo

The Hult Prize is the world’s largest student competition for social good. In partnership with former President Bill Clinton, the Hult Prize invites student teams around the world to compete for a chance to secure US$ 1 million in start-up funding to launch a sustainable social venture that addresses the refugee crisis.

Attend the kick-off event to learn more about the Hult Prize, meet teammates, and get started on your solution!

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Bachelor, Masters Graduating Students 


MATH - Information Technology Management, ENG - System Design, 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.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

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.

Register to attend on LEADS

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior,Senior,Intermediate Co-op and Graduating Students 


MASTERS - Economics, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, 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.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM EDT

To signify support for mental health wellness at University of Waterloo we want create an “orange wave” every year by having students, staff, and faculty wear their orange Mental Health Wellness t-shirts.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT

Mental Health Wellness Day is an awareness campaign to communicate to students, staff and faculty that mental health is a priority on our campus and to highlight the resources available should mental health issues arise.
Enjoy the Sea of Orange t-shirt campaign, Spin For Mental Health, and the 2016 Mental Health Wellness video. Watch for it! #uwmentalhealth

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
In post-WWI Germany, anti-democrats battled socialists, liberals, and Jews at election time, fighting AGAINST "one man, one vote." Why? And how did that help Hitler?

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