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Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 8:00 PM EST

"Ah, music. A magic beyond all we do here."  JK Rowling
The orchestra@uwaterloo produces many such magical moments. Directed by Daniel Warren, students, staff, faculty and alumni from all faculties join together to play beautiful symphonic music.

This concert will feature the Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake Suite, Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, and Dvorak's Symphony No. 6 in D Major.

Free admission, tickets available at the door.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST

A representative from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be presenting on the requirements to apply for Permanent Residence in Canada through the Express Entry system. This presentation will be most beneficial for students who have qualifying work experience under Federal Skilled Worker or Canadian Experience Class. Space is limited. 

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 2:30 PM EST
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As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Professor John Hartig, Fulbright Scholar serving as the Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Global Governance at Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, presents, "Bringing Conservation to Cities: Lessons From Building the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge."

Light refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
Velocity Fund Finals poster graphic

The Velocity Fund is a pitch competition, held three times a year, for startups and aspiring entrepreneurs to win a share of $125,000 in funding. Join us for the Velocity Fund Finals on November 30 from 11:00am – 3:00pm.

We encourage you to register to reserve your spot in the audience today!

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
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Unfortunately, this Indigenous Speakers Series event is cancelled due to an unexpected, but important, engagement that has arisen for Marie Clements. Please mark your calendar for our next planned event on January 18, featuring writer and publisher Kateri Akiwenze-Damm, addressing issues of cultural appropriation.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:30
Group writing in a classroom

Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together. After the writing session you are welcome to stay to discuss writing goals, challenges and strategies with your colleagues.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST
Winnetou, by Karl May

We're going back to the Wild West, German style, with Karl May's "Winnetou I" (1893). In this first, and perhaps most famous, instalment of the Winnetou trilogy, German Old Shatterhand meets and develops a deep friendship with Apache chief Winnetou.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 17:15 to 18:15
A café with Conversation Café on the awning

Join us to informally discuss about a range of topics, including ones you suggest, or get some help composing your comments on the LEARN discussion boards. We’ll have coffee and tea available, so remember to bring a mug.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

You Talked. We Listened.

After extensive consultation with WIN members, we are calling a Town Hall meeting to reflect on what we’ve heard and to further discuss and confirm what you’d like to see from WIN over the next 3 to 5 years

We look forward to hearing from you.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 12:00 to 13:00
Enterprise Co-op student Erik Van Ees

Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) allows students to pursue an entrepreneurial co-op option in which students start their own business while earning a co-op credit. Attend an info session to learn more! 

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST
Poster

The exhibit showcases student projects on various forms of social oppression, including racism, sexism, heterosexism, cissexism, and ableism. Attendees will be able to interact with aspects of the exhibit in order to better understand these injustices and how they function within society. This will be an opportunity for individuals to learn from students and to engage with them, in open conversation regarding privilege, and how to better address systemic oppression through social justice.

Sunday, November 26, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST

St. Lucia’s Day, Yi Ping, Diwali, Obon, Hanukkah, Advent and Christmas -- festivals of light.  Around the world, groups have fashioned holidays, festivals, and rituals around it. With these rituals come beautiful practices. The UW Choir will explore music from India, Japan, Thailand, and Sweden as well as Canadian traditional music for Advent and Christmas.  The UW Choir is directed by Dr. Gerard Yun.

Saturday, November 25, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST

The University of Waterloo Balinese Gamelan Ensemble will perform a selection of traditional and modern compositions.  First started in 2013, the ensemble led by artist-in-residence Dewa Suparta and Dr. Maisie Sum is expanding its repertoire and level every term.  

Saturday, November 25, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Portrait of Joan Steigerwald

Novalis drafted The Novices at Sais between 1798 and 1799. He planned to reconceive it as a “truly symbolic novel of nature” in 1800, but left the work incomplete on his death, leaving us a rich series of questions to explore. Join us for a workshop Nov 25.

Friday, November 24, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST
Poster

November 24 & 25, 2017 at 7:30pm
Doors open at 7:00pm.

The University of Waterloo A Cappella Club is proud to present our Fall 2017 End of Term Concert! Come watch us sing, dance, and beatbox our way to an aca-tastic performance, featuring UW's very own a cappella groups, many of which had the opportunity to compete in this year's International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (yes, the one from Pitch Perfect)!

Featuring:

Friday, November 24, 2017 — 7:00 PM EST
Michael Jackson Vespers

Friday, November 24, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr. Bruno Ehrler, from the Hybrid Solar Cells Group, AMOLF, Science Park, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 09:00 to 12:00

Write together. Connect to our grad writing community to stay focused and motivated!

Fridays 9am – 12pm, SCH 228F

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
A hand holding a maijuana leaf

The Canadian federal government has vowed to make marijuana legal by July 2018. Join our panel of experts for a discussion about what this change will mean for Canadians and their health.

The discussion will be followed by a Q&A and will cover:

  • Marijuana: what it is and how it works
  • Health effects of marijuana
  • Marijuana and youth 
  • Marijuana impairment 

Speakers:

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

For Junior
Co-op Students 
Theme - Business Administration, Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing 

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

For Junior
Co-op Students 
Theme - Business Administration, Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing 

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 2:30 PM EST

PhD candidate Robert Enouy and Associate Professor Andre Unger from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences will present, "Big Data Analysis of Residential Water Demand Records," on Thursday, November 23 at 2:30 p.m.

Please register.

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

The Excellence Canada Advisory Committee is holding two open sessions in November to share findings from the Excellence Canada survey and focus groups. 

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

You already know about the Matrix Method from Literature Review Part A and have completed one.  Now in Part B, learn to situate your research within the body of existing related scholarship.  Bring your completed matrix and your ideas for how best to organize and present the research so that it meshes with your own contribution to the field.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Poster graphic for Startup Rollercoaster workshop

Attend a panel of guest speakers for an AMA geared towards learning from common and frequent mistakes made during the startup journey. We will be joined by three entrepreneurs that have been there and done that, so don't miss the opportunity to learn from their experience.  

We encourage you to register for the workshop and free pizza!

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