Events - 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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

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. 

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!

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST
Medicine bottles on a shelf

Lucia Turin and Saskia Wilson-Brown

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — 12:30 PM EST

Classical guitarist Celia Linde is acclaimed for her personal style, her captivating temperament and for her wide range of musical interpretations.  She tours frequently throughout Europe, the U.S., Canada, Finland, Scandinavia, Russia, and Turkey. As a recitalist Celia Linde has performed in numerous festivals and international concert Halls including the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and others.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EST

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

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Velocity incorporated into an illustration of a periodic table of elements.

Come on out to the Velocity Science Brainstorming workshop - an event to help any student develop a science-based startup.  

We will be joined by Harry Gandhi, Co-founder of Medella Health, who will be leading the brainstorming for the night. This workshop is open to undergraduate and graduate students from all faculties.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
For Junior
Co-op Students 
Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST

For Junior
Co-op Students 
Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Catherine Murphy, from the Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, United States

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
WISE Logo

Erik Veneman, Vice President, Innovation and Growth, Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr. Amit Goyal & Dr. Thomas Thundat, from the institute for Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water (RENEW), University at Buffalo, New York, United States

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Securing copyright or permission to publish are essential considerations in academic publishing. In this workshop, you’ll learn to navigate copyright challenges using research organization methods, writing skills, and licencing documentation.

Please bring your laptop and an image, graph, or figure that you would like to use in your work with you.

Monday, November 20, 2017 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

For Junior
Co-op Students 
Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing 

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