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Friday, June 30, 2017 — 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

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.

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 09:00 to 12:00

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

Fridays 9am – 12pm, SCH 228F

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster graphic for for Pitch Like A Pro workshop

Join us this week for the free workshop, Pitch Like A Pro. How do you get people interested in your ideas? Learn what makes a good pitch and practice in a low-pressure environment.

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

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Waterloo Women's Wednesdays June 28: Lori Campbell

Lori Campbell, director of the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre will talk about the importance of territorial acknowledgement, research opportunities, and about an Indigenous Studies class that she will be offering soon.

Preview: Read Lori's guest post on the Faculty Association blog.

Wednesday, June 28, 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.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
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ABSTRACT

During this presentation, activities of the PRIMS team (PRInted MemS) involved in MEMS applications will be first presented. PRIMS team activities cover the fields from the component design until the application with characterization and modeling as well as material patterning for the fabrication of printed microsystems, with various targeted applications.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 12:00 to Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 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! 

Monday, June 26, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS.

Strengthening Motivation

Learn how to:

  • Solve problems more effectively
  • Set achievable goals
  • Overcome obstacles and increase chances for success
  • Relax using progressive muscle relaxation
Monday, June 26, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Robert Shorten, Professor & Chair, Control Engineering & Decisions Science, University College Dublin

Monday, June 26, 2017 — 8:00 AM to 1:15 PM EDT
Olive Bryanton.

Hosted by the University's Network for Aging Research (NAR), the symposium is open to all who are interested in aging research including UWaterloo faculty, staff and students; seniors; community members; policymakers and other relevant stakeholders. Featuring keynote by 80 year old PhD student, Olive Bryanton, the event also includes discussion of innovation, and priority setting for aging research conducted at the University of Waterloo.

Friday, June 23, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

This event will provide information on UWaterloo policies specific to various special leaves (e.g., maternity, parental, family caregiver or medical leaves), that are available to faculty, staff and graduate students as well as the processes involved.

Friday, June 23, 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, June 22, 2017 — 5:30 PM EDT
Krysta Traianovski (MBET 16 alumna)

Learn more about UWaterloo's part-time Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) program at our information session at Communitech on Thursday June 22. 

Thursday, June 22, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • Facts about panic/anxiety attacks
  • Common symptoms of panic attacks
  • Practical coping strategies for calming down your mind and body

Where: Counselling Services, Needles Hall Addition, 2nd Floor, Large Group Room NH 2447

Cost: Free for University of Waterloo students

Facilitator: Sue Fraser, MSW, RSW

Register on LEADS.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster graphic for for How To Find Your Customers Online workshop

Join Kendra Ross, Marketing Director of Oak & Rumble Inc.​, at the free workshop "How to Find Your Customers Online" as she shares her expertise in conducting business on the internet. Learn how social media, landing pages, and other tools help you find where your customers are hiding. 

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

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 — 6:00 PM EDT

Join us for insight into the Indigenous experience and learn how community education provides opportunity for positive impact.

Where | University of Waterloo Stratford Campus
125 St. Patrick St., Stratford
 

When | 6:00 p.m.

Space is limited, please register. Seats will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis on the night of the event.
Complimentary parking will be available to all guests.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Attend the AquaHacking semi-finals 

Join us on June 21, from 5-9 p.m. at the Centre for International Governance Innovation as aspiring water entrepreneurs pitch their solutions to problems facing Lake Erie. The five winning teams of the semi-finals will move on to compete in the final competition on September 13, 2017, where there's $75,000 in prize money available, in addition to access to local accelerators and mentors for winning teams. 

Wednesday, June 21, 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, June 20, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS.

Cultivating Resiliency

Learn how to:

  • Develop healthier self-care habits
  • Shift unhelpful mindsets
  • Deal with disappointment
  • Motivate yourself after failure
  • Relax using breathing techniques
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (all day) to Friday, June 23, 2017 (all day)

Save the date!

The University of Waterloo is honoured to be hosting the 67th annual Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) conference, co-chaired by Waterloo Biology Professors Josh Neufeld and Laura Hug.

Registration opens January 13, 2017; early registration ends April 14, 2017.

Abstracts can be submitted from January 3, 2017 to April 14, 2017.

Monday, June 19, 2017 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

The Fastathon is an opportunity for people of different faiths to come together and gain a better understanding of one another. It is also an opportunity for us to do something to contribute towards the one thing that we all have in common, our humanity, through raising funds to help support those affected by the famine in East Africa.

Join us as we deconstruct the idea of hunger and what it entails. How does hunger differ here in Waterloo versus Somalia? For students versus the homeless? What does being hungry mean?

Monday, June 19, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
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As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Janet Hering, director of the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science & Technology (Eawag) and professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne presents, "Linking Eawag’s Research to Policy and Practice."

Register today.

Coffee and light refreshments provided.

Monday, June 19, 2017 — 1:00 PM EDT

Matthews Golf Classic is a golf tournament held once a year in June. It is open to all staff, faculty, students, retirees, alumni, contractors and invited guests.

The popular event started in honour of Burt Matthews President from 1970 – 1981. Burt attended the event for many years and now his son Dave attends.

Monday, June 19, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
A rendering of the SLC/PAC expansion

The Federation of Students, Graduate Student Association and the University of Waterloo invite you to celebrate the beginning of the construction phase of the SLC/PAC Expansion Project. This 63,000+ square foot expansion will provide our students with additional study and social space, a new fitness centre and so much more. 

Monday, June 19, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

This training consists of a facilitated discussion of the online More Feet on the Ground mental health education program. This program uses those online materials, as well as vignettes to teach students, staff, and faculty how to Recognize, Respond, and Refer individuals experiencing mental health problems on campus.

Duration: 2.5 hours

Registration is on LEADS

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