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Tuesday, April 30, 2019 — 6:30 PM EDT
the first ever image of a black hole looks like a donut in space

You are invited to hear the once-in-a-lifetime story of how Avery Broderick, Professor, University of Waterloo, peered millions of light years across space to help solve one of the greatest mysteries in the cosmos — that black holes exist.

Tuesday, April 30, 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!

Monday, April 29, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
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This training teaches students, staff, and faculty how to recognize and support someone who may be having thoughts of suicide. QPR is an education and awareness program that provides direction as to how to Question a person with thoughts of suicide, how to Persuade them to get help, and how to Refer the person to appropriate professional resources.

Training content:

Friday, April 26, 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, April 25, 2019 — 6:30 PM to Saturday, April 27, 2019 — 1:30 PM EDT
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The University of Waterloo, Conestoga College and Wilfrid Laurier University are proud to host the 2019 Senior Women's Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC) Conference in Waterloo Region! The 2019 conference will explore the importance of allyship in the institution. 

Thursday, April 25, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Tenure & promotion workshop series April 24-25
Thursday, April 25, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Tenure & promotion workshop series April 24-25

The Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo (FAUW) is pleased to offer this workshop for tenure-track faculty. We will cover information to help you successfully navigate through the tenure process, and offering clarity on university policy and procedures.

Wednesday, April 24, 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, April 24, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Tenure & promotion workshop series April 24-25

The Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo (FAUW) is pleased to offer this workshop for tenure-track faculty. We will cover information to help you successfully navigate through to your reappointment, and offering clarity on university policy and procedures.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
W3 presents Canada’s Food Guide 2019: Building a healthy plate

Does your diet need a springtime renovation? Are you confused by conflicting advice on how to do it? Finding practical strategies for healthy eating just got easier with the revamped and research-backed  tools recently unveiled by Health Canada. Learn about the highlights and how you can integrate these into your daily routine.

When: April 24, 12–1
Where: B1 266
Food: Lunch is provided for the first 20 people or so.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Tenure & promotion workshop series April 24-25

The Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo (FAUW) is pleased to offer this workshop for tenure-track faculty in their first probationary term. We will cover information to help you successfully navigate through to your reappointment, and offer clarity on university policy and procedures.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Research Talks

A panel presentation and discussion for Waterloo faculty, staff, and students examining virtual reality applications featuring:

Neil Randall (Arts): Understanding complex issues through virtual reality narratives 

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

See the next generation of health researchers

Come see elite high school science students from across Southwestern Ontario.

Tuesday, April 23, 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!

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 — 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

The Ontario AMC is a joint partnership between the University of Waterloo, McMaster University and Western University. Funded by the province of Ontario, the AMC works with small, medium and large industry partners across a diverse range of markets to accelerate innovation and to uphold Ontario as a leading manufacturing region.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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, April 17, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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This program was designed by members of the working group on sexual and gender diversity under the Provost's Advisory Committee on Equity (PACE), in collaboration with The Glow Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, is an education workshop (2.5 hours) and registration event (1 hour).

Tuesday, April 16, 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!

Monday, April 15, 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
Monday, April 15, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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:

Friday, April 12, 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!

Thursday, April 11, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Alleviating Anxiety - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn strategies to manage stress and anxiety

Thursday, April 11, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
UWaterloo Intellectual Property Workshop Series

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