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Friday, November 30, 2018 - 09:00 to 12:00
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Fridays 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 — 7:30 PM EST
orchestra@uwaterloo

This is a concert about storytelling.  Surprisingly, Rossini's Barber of Seville is not a story about a rabbit masquerading as a barber but a love story complete with disguises and mistaken identity and love triumphs in the en

Thursday, November 29, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Earlier this year, Water Institute member Keith Hipel, University Professors in Waterloo's Department of Systems Design Engineering, was awarded the Miroslaw Romanowski Medal for significant contributions to the resolution of scientific aspects of environmental problems or for important improvements to the quality of an ecosystem in all aspects - terrestrial, atmospheric and aqueous - brought about by scientific means.

On November 29, Professor Hipel will deliver the Miroslaw Romanowski Lecture at the University of Waterloo: "Negotiations over Groundwater Contamination."

Thursday, November 29, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Pens

This training teaches students, staff, and faculty to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first-aid resources. Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, they invite help to stay alive. safeTALK-trained helpers learn to recognize these invitations and take action.

Training content:

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Sophia at the AI for Good Global Summit

Join Doug Peers, Dean of Arts, University of Waterloo, and a panel of experts in economics, philosophy, and human-computer interaction for a discussion about what we need to know and do to ensure artificial intelligence serves humanity for the good of everyone.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:00
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS. Select one of the dates listed.

Cultivating Resiliency

Learn how to:

  • Identify emotional triggers
  • Regulate emotions with self-soothing, coping thoughts, and grounding
  • Increase pleasurable activities
  • Relax using guided imagery visualization
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

For close to two decades Trey Anthony has carved out a successful career as a published and produced playwright in Canada in a national theatre scene where few playwrights enjoy sustained success. This talk will discuss how Anthony—a Black queer woman—has done so even as Canadian theatre scholars, practitioners and administrators voice perennial concerns about dwindling numbers in theatre audiences in Canada.
 

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 16:00

1-hour support group for anyone struggling with disordered eating or issues with food

  • All students are welcome to drop-in at any session to speak in a friendly, informal and confidential space
  • The group will be facilitated by a student volunteer and a Campus Wellness clinician
  • Sessions will run every 2nd Tuesday and 4th Wednesday of the month
  • Sign up is available on LEADS or drop-in to any session
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:30
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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, November 28, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

The change of seasons often also brings an influenza outbreak. Although influenza activity generally peaks around January, it takes the body about two weeks after vaccination to develop antibodies that will protect against influenza virus infection. For that reason, it's important to get vaccinated before the seasonal outbreak.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 09:30 to 17:00
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From November 26th-28th at 9:30am-5pm, the Waterloo Store will be having a huge End-of Term Pop-up Shop in the SCH Concourse! There will lots of great deals, and items! So don't miss out!

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 3:45 PM EST
Box of tissues

Did you miss our flu vaccine clinic in early November? Don't worry - due to high demand we've added more dates. Call 519-888-4096 to book your spot in our additional clinics on November 19 between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. and November 28 between 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. in Health Services! 

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 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 27, 2018 — 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 $130,000 in funding. Join us for the Velocity Fund Finals on November 27 from 11:00am – 3:00pm.

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

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:30
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 09:30 to 17:00
Event poster

From November 26th-28th at 9:30am-5pm, the Waterloo Store will be having a huge End-of Term Pop-up Shop in the SCH Concourse! There will lots of great deals, and items! So don't miss out!

Monday, November 26, 2018 — 4:30 PM EST
Paul Racher

Join us for this year's Sally Weaver Award presentation and guest lecture! 

Guest speaker, Mr. Paul Racher (Past President of the Ontario Archaeological Society and a Principal at ARA Ltd.) will be presenting a lecture titled: 

Truth, Reconciliation and Archaeology

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:00
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS. Sign up for one of the dates listed.

Cultivating Thinking

Learn how to:

  • Identify unhelpful thinking patterns
  • Challenge and modify unhelpful thoughts
  • Think in a more balanced way
  • Relax using mindfulness strategies
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 09:30 to 17:00
Event poster

From November 26th-28th at 9:30am-5pm, the Waterloo Store will be having a huge End-of Term Pop-up Shop in the SCH Concourse! There will lots of great deals, and items! So don't miss out!

Monday, November 26, 2018 — 9:00 AM to Tuesday, November 27, 2018 — 5:00 PM EST
Book with medicine behind it

We stretch out a warm welcome to our 5th International Conference on Medicinal Practices: Herbal, Holistic and Traditional to be held from November 26-27, 2018, Bali, Indonesia. Medicinal Practices 2018 aims to gather leading educational scientists, researchers and research students to exchange & share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Medicinal Practices

Saturday, November 24, 2018 — 7:30 PM EST
University Choir Spring 2018

While the term “empire” has come to have strong political connotations, an archaic use of the word simply means to hold absolute power over something or someone. Few who listen to or participate in music could deny its empire!

Saturday, November 24, 2018 — 7:30 PM EST

While the term “empire” has come to have strong political connotations, an archaic use of the word simply means to hold absolute power over something or someone. Few who listen to or participate in music could deny its empire! This term’s concert will explore music’s empire through various cultures, time periods, and styles including works by Palestrina, Bach, Esenvalds, and Uusberg. This 80 voice choir is directed by Liska Jetchick.

Saturday, November 24, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST
Student and participant colouring at the Waterloo West Neighbourhood Fest.

The seventh Annual Waterloo West Neighbourhood Fest is a free, drop-in event designed for families with young children, and is organized and delivered by University of Waterloo students in partnership with the Stork Family YMCA and Harper Branch Library.

Friday, November 23, 2018 — 7:30 PM EST
The Balinese Gamelan Ensemble

Directed by Dr. Maisie Sum and featuring GrebelArtist-in-Residence I DewaMade Suparta, the UW Balinese Gamelanand the Grebel Community Gamelanwill perform a mix of contemporary pieces and traditional classics.  There will be a chance to try out the instrument for yourself after the concert.

Friday, November 23, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
A book lying on the ground

Come and celebrate the launch of a new collaborative novel, written and edited by University of Waterloo students and community members!

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