Events - March 2019

Sunday, March 31, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
Sam Schirm, cello

Six different Instrumental Chamber Ensemble trios will play a lovely selection of classical music.  Composers for this term include Brahms, Beethoven, and lesser known composers such as Von Call, Weber, Rheinberger, and Arensky.  Chamber Ensembles are directed by Ben Bolt-Martin.

Reception to follow, Free Admission.

Sunday, March 31, 2019 — 2:00 PM EDT
Jazz Ensemble

The UWaterloo Jazz Ensemble consists of approximately 20 jazz aficionados playing standard and non-standard jazz instruments.  Directed by Michael Wood, this ensemble will play a wide selection of popular jazz music. 

Tickets available at the door.  Reception to follow.

Saturday, March 30, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT
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Join us for Grebel’s Student Council production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, an all student production!

Friday, March 29, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
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Friday, March 29, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT
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Join us for Grebel’s Student Council production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, an all student production!

Friday, March 29, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Join Chryssa Koulis, Managing Director, School for Social Entrepreneurs, as she delve into what unlearning is and how we can use this concept to help us see the world in new ways and create a future full of possibilities.

Friday, March 29, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Write together. Connect to our grad writing community. Stay focused and motivated!

Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Sophia at the AI for Good Global Summit

Join Doug Peers, Dean of Arts, as he hosts a Cambridge remount of this popular panel. Three Arts professors with expertise in economics, philosophy, and human-computer interaction discuss what we need to know and do to ensure artificial intelligence serves humanity for the good of everyone.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT
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Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 1:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Intermediate, Bachelor 
Student Type: Graduating 

  • Marketing and Communication
  • Sales and Business Development
  • Business Administration

Look beyond your horizon! Come to join us to explore exciting career opportunities offered China Mobile, Huawei, UnionPay, and other Chinese enterprises.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
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.

Challenging Thinking

Learn how to:

  • Identify unhelpful thinking patterns
  • Challenge and modify unhelpful thoughts
  • Think in a more balanced way
  • Relax using mindfulness strategies
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Rudy Karsan

Venture Capitalist, TEDx Speaker, and BMath'79, Nooruddin (Rudy) Karsan, is coming to UWaterloo for an ASK ME ANYTHING Fireside chat with students.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Since January 2017, the Writing and Communication Centre has been hosting a weekly writing café for faculty. Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together.

2 p.m.  to 4 p.m. in SCH 228F

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
How to grow your own food. March 27,12 pm in AL 105.

Want to be more self-sufficient, get more in touch with the food you're eating, or just try something new? Join W3 for a conversation about growing food at home! 

We'll go through the basic timeline and steps for setting up your home garden, whether you've got one pot on a balcony or a whole backyard to work with, and share some resources to help.

We encourage experienced gardeners to come and share their wisdom!

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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Women in Mathematics is proud to host our first ever Lean-In Circle event!
Come join the conversation! This is an opportunity to share experiences and get advice on how to navigate the workplace from other women!

What are Lean-In Circles?

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Dr. Noelle Eckley Selin joins us from MIT to discuss "Systems Approaches to Sustainability: Climate, Air Pollution, and Toxic Substances."

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
Female students sitting and discussing in a circle

A fun way to get advice and make connections with other female grad students, post-docs and faculty.
Small-group discussions on life in graduate school, work-life balance in academia, research and teaching, career paths, and so much more!

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Intermediate, Junior 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

  • Theme - Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals
  • Theme - Agricultural Science and Food Processing
  • Scientific Experimental Design and Laboratory Assistance
  • Medical Devices and Diagnostics

Health Canada Employer Information Session

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM EDT
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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 $5K on March 26 from 11:00am – 2:30pm.

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

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Monday, March 25, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT
Living Indigenous Law in Canada

John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law, will deliver the 2019 Hagey Lecture, “Living Indigenous Law in Canada,” at the University of Waterloo on March 25. 

Monday, March 25, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT
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John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria, blends Anishinaabe stories, language, theories and practices with analysis of Canadian law and constitutional practices to illustrate the possibilities and limits of the seven grandmother/grandfather teachings: love, truth, bravery, humility, wisdom, honesty and respect.

Monday, March 25, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Bachelor, Senior 
Student Type: Graduating 

Monday, March 25, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Sunday, March 24, 2019 — 3:00 PM EDT
Dr. Mark Vuorinen

Inspiring music by Tallis, Britten, Finzi, Gjeilo, Barnum and others to fill the soul. This 25 voice choir is directed by Dr. Mark Vuorinen.

Tickets available at the door.

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