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Thursday, July 21, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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Watch some great pitches as Velocity gives out $125,000 in grants to emerging startups. Sign up to reserve your spot today!

Friday, July 29, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Naoki Sugimoto, from Frontier Institute for Biomolecular Engineering Research (FIBER), Graduate School of Frontiers of Innovative Research in Science and Technology (FIRST) at Konan University, Kobe, Japan.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
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Join us for the Spring 2016 Social Impact Showcase, where we will be celebrating the achievements of our GreenHouse Fellows.

These Big Ideas Challenge winners have made tremendous strides and will be sharing their progress. Select Fellows also will be awarded Social Impact Fund grants for their next steps.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) and the Department of Applied Mathematics presents a joint seminar by Professor Duncan J. Mowbray, Juan de la Cierva Research Fellow, from the Nano-Bio Spectroscopy Group at Universidad del País Vasco (UPV/EHU), Centro Joxe Mari Korta, Donostia - San Sebastián, Spain.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 17:00

Join our Science Outreach volunteers at Kitchener City Hall each Tuesday evening in July for hands-on science activities at Discovery Square! 

This event features hands-on activities and demonstrations for children 5 to 12 focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. 

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 17:00

Join the Faculty of Science Outreach volunteers at Kitchener City Hall each Tuesday evening in July for hands-on science activities at Discovery Square! 


This event features hands-on activities and demonstrations for children 5 to 12 focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. 

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 — 12:00 PM EDT

In Enterprise Co-op, experience entrepreneurship and build your business while earning a co-op credit.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT
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Three amazing student musician Chamber groups perform classical music selections.  Pieces include the following:

         

Friday, July 22, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

The UW ACC Spring 2016 End of Term Concert is a fun, breathtaking, and spectacular night of a cappella. The concert will feature the five main groups in UWACC: The Water Boys, the AcaBellas, the Musical Interdudes, ACE, and the Unaccompanied Minors, as well as 6 guest small groups.

Friday, July 22, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
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Almita has led the industry in the research and development of screw piles and has pioneered their use through a growing number of applications. Initially supported by the needs of projects in the Alberta Oilsands, Almita has expanded its capability to provide solutions across the energy and renewable energy industries.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) and the Department of Chemical Engineering present a Distinguished Lecture by Professor Jacob Israelachvili, in the Chemical Engineering Department of the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB), United States.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

What key elements make a speaker connect with an audience? Have you been in a situation where you have practiced and practiced what you were going to say and then felt after your presentation you hadn't related well to the audience? What's up?

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 09:00 to 13:00

Students at the University of Waterloo have teamed up with UW Food Services to create the campus’ first ever market. The UW Farm Market made a commitment to bring a local market to the campus. The new market opened in September 2006 and boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Do you find yourself panicking the night before an exam? Do you find that you forget everything you have studied when you start an exam? This workshop can help you establish a good test taking routine and reduce your test anxiety. We will also discuss how to create a final review and how to cram effectively.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

This workshop will go through the basics of Photoshop to get you started editing photos and making graphics. Perfect for developing marketing materials, developing your pitchdeck or creating a portfolio.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 17:00

Join our Science Outreach volunteers at Kitchener City Hall each Tuesday evening in July for hands-on science activities at Discovery Square! 

This event features hands-on activities and demonstrations for children 5 to 12 focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. 

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 17:00

Join the Faculty of Science Outreach volunteers at Kitchener City Hall each Tuesday evening in July for hands-on science activities at Discovery Square! 


This event features hands-on activities and demonstrations for children 5 to 12 focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. 

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Do you have difficulty planning ahead for your exams? Do you find that you study really well for your first exam and the others do not get enough attention? If any of these statements describe you, come out to a workshop that will help you ‘Organize Your Time for Exams’. You will learn how to make sufficient time to study for all of your exams, how to minimize your stress around planning for exams and how to create your own organizational study plan.

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Monday, July 18, 2016 — 9:30 AM to Tuesday, July 19, 2016 — 4:30 PM EDT
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Beat the heat, the Bookstore’s summer reading sale can’t be beat! From July 18th-19th the Bookstore will be having its annual summer sale in the concourse of South Campus Hall. Big savings on books from all genres!

Monday, July 18, 2016 — 1:30 AM to 3:30 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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Saturday, July 16, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT
University Choir in peace symbol shape

Music of Joy and Peace is a collaborative, interactive performance with Mini Ode Kwewak N’gamowak (the Good Hearted Women Singers). Members of the University of Waterloo Choir have spent several seasons working in global, community musics, engaging in song-sharings, collaborative compositions, and improvisation sessions with one another and guest artists. This collaboration is their first direct First Nations teaching facilitated by traditional song keepers.

Saturday, July 16, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 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:

Saturday, July 16, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Leadership has been described as 'evolving self-discovery' – we LEARN leadership through experience, feedback, reflection, role models, theory and discovering our passions and goals. Within this session leadership will be explored as a capacity that all members within a group possess.

Topics include:

  • Leadership theories and their evolution
  • Self-assessment and principles of leadership
  • Discovering your passions and setting extreme goal

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Thursday, July 14, 2016 — 7:00 PM EDT
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orchestra@uwaterloo, the orchestra for UW students, staff, faculty, & alumni, will perform some shorter classics: Copland, Beethoven, Dvorak, Rimsky-Korsakov, Khachaturian.

Thursday, July 14, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 1:30 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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