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Wednesday, June 1, 2016 (all day) to Thursday, June 30, 2016 (all day)

Already bike to work? Interested in trying? Why not win some free stuff while you're at it and help Waterloo show off our cycling spirit!

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 (all day) to Thursday, June 30, 2016 (all day)
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June is Bike Month in Waterloo Region, which means it is time to pump up the tires, strap on your helmet, and enjoy a beautiful ride to campus!  

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

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

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters Co-op Students 

MATH - Pure Mathematics, 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.

Monday, May 30, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Senior, Masters, PhD Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Mathematical Physics, MATH - Information Technology Management, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Nanotechnology, 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.

Monday, May 30, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

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

MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Business Administration, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Glbl Bus & Dig Arts (GBDA)

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, May 30, 2016 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

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:

  • Explore and evaluate the different communication and leadership styles
  • Learn which style you use most commonly in certain situations
  • Delve into authentic listening
  • Learn the value of building trust and asking smart questions

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Monday, May 30, 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

Monday, May 30, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Senior, Masters, PhD, Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer, ENV - Environment & Business, ARTS - Digital Arts Communication

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, May 30, 2016 — 9:30 AM to Tuesday, May 31, 2016 — 4:30 PM EDT
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Retail Services is excited to invite you to the “Spring into Summer” Book Sale on May 30 to 31! This annual book sale gives you the chance to get new titles (fiction and non-fiction) at 25% off the regular price. This event will take place in South Campus Hall outside of the Book Store from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Monday, May 30, 2016 — 9:00 AM to Sunday, June 26, 2016 — 11:59 PM EDT
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Velocity Fund $25K 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 July 21st.

Monday, May 30, 2016 — 9:00 AM to Friday, June 10, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT

Join us at the Institute for Quantum Computing for a two-week introduction to the theoretical and experimental study of quantum information processing.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 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. 

You can expect to set goals and connect to resources available at the University of Waterloo to discover more opportunities to enhance your global intelligence

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Saturday, May 28, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Ever shy away from a situation involving conflict? Unsure how best to handle the situation? Worried that the situation will escalate and get out of control? Conflict doesn't always have to be destructive. Conflicts can be opportunities to generate growth and strengthen relationships when approached in the right way.

In this workshop you will:

Saturday, May 28, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Ever shy away from a situation involving conflict? Unsure how best to handle the situation? Worried that the situation will escalate and get out of control? Conflict doesn't always have to be destructive. Conflicts can be opportunities to generate growth and strengthen relationships when approached in the right way.

In this workshop you will:

Saturday, May 28, 2016 (all day)

Hosted by Waterloo Engineering, the Waterloo Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge encourages students to design and test their own electric car in an annual endurance competition. This years competition is scheduled for May 28, 2016. More than a dozen teams from around Ontario will attend this year's event.

Friday, May 27, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior Co-op Students 

MATH - Computer Science, 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, May 27, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

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:

Thursday, May 26, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

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

MATH - Statistics, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, MATH - Combinatorics & Optimization, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

Thursday, May 26, 2016 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 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

Thursday, May 26, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior Co-op Students 

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.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior Co-op Students 

MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, ENG - Management, 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.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Using Analogy to Recognize Visual Situations

Speaker: Dr. Melanie Mitchell, Portland State University and Santa Fe Institute

Join us for refreshments starting at 2pm. The lecture will start at 2:30pm and run till approximately 3:30pm. A Q&A with the speaker will follow the lecture.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Wondering how to make maps with field data? This session will give you a hands-on understanding of how GPS units gather data. Once you have the data, ensuring it is viable, we will plot a CEP (Circular Probability of Error) and correct the gathered data for presentation. This workshop builds on “Getting Started with ArcGIS” (a recommended prerequisite for those with no previous GIS experience) but isn’t absolutely necessary.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

How does the power of diversity create better groups/teams? How are diversity and motivation linked? The purpose of this workshop is to explore these questions.

What are the necessary elements to create and sustain a motivating environment? What are some characteristics and/or actions that define people who are motivating? Does motivation come from within you or does motivation come from the group environment that is created?

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