Events - 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Join JM Gamble, Clinical Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo, as he discusses why statistical literacy is critical for patients to understand both how to use and to understand the effects of medications.

Friday, November 8, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST
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Friday, November 8, 2019 — 9:12 AM EST

Student Level: Bachelor, Masters
Student Type: Graduating

Thursday, November 7, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Whether it's small children, aging parents, or other loved ones, many faculty find themselves in the role of caregiver. This role brings with it a variety of emotional, physical, and logistical challenges. This meetup is an opportunity to share your experiences, discuss useful resources (or the lack thereof), exchange strategies, and generally establish a sense of community with other faculty doing double duty as caregivers.

Coffee and snacks provided. Please note that this event has moved from B1-266 to MC 5501.

Thursday, November 7, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

This workshop offers graduate students an introduction to the world of academic publishing. You will learn about the steps in the publication process, including revising course work before submitting it to journals, communicating effectively with journal editors, and handling comments from reviewers.

Register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

Thursday, November 7, 2019 — 11:30 AM EST

Student Level: Masters, Senior, PhD
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating

  • Computing: Software
  • Computing: Quality Assurance
  • Computing: Information Systems
  • Information Science and Data Management
  • Digital and Graphic Media; Web Site Design and Development
  • Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Unity Technologies: Machine Learning, Labs and student opportunities with us

Thursday, November 7, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Academic integrity requires that you paraphrase and summarize other people’s work. Through hands-on practice, you will learn these skills and how to integrate your supporting research for improved credibility.

Register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST
Concept by Velocity brand shapes

Check out this pitch!

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
Dr. Malinda Smith

Thirty years after employment equity programs were first introduced into the academy, this talk provides an unfiltered account of where the academy has succeeded and where challenges remain, particularly as it relates to racial justice, disability justice and decolonization. Dr. Malinda Smith will present her latest research and explore where we go from here to achieve equity.
 

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST

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

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST

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

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 1:30 PM EST
Campus poster
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
picture of stone from art gallery

Crania represents Robin Peck’s on-going series of sculptures of the same title, a project now comprised of over sixty individual pieces.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Human hands typing on a computer

Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout September, October, November, and December to answer questions related to the ethics process, including submitting, renewing, and amending an application. Come prepared with your questions and a laptop.

These sessions are for faculty and students and will take place in the Dana Porter Library (study booth on the main floor) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Wednesday, beginning September 11 and ending December 18, 2019.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 8:30 AM EST
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Tuesday, November 5, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST
Concept by Velocity brand shapes

Pitch, please!

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 — 7:00 PM EST
Warsaw Picture
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST
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Tuesday, November 5, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Come join the conversation! This is an opportunity to share experiences and get advice on how to navigate the workplace from other women!
Pizza and refreshments will be provided!
What are Lean-In Circles?

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 — 5:30 PM EST

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

Monday, November 4, 2019 — 5:00 PM EST

Student Level: Junior
Student Type: Co-op

  • Accounting and Financial Auditing

Sign up to learn about EY Challenge, a dynamic, winner-take-all business pitch competition unlike anything you've ever experienced before. The competition consists of two rounds where teams compete on select campuses across the country. The winners will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Toronto to compete in the National Finals.

Monday, November 4, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Bill Sutherland

Bring your lunch and your thoughts, and join our complexity discussion!

Through models of mentorship and faciliation we are looking to continue our emergent conversation(s) utilizing the framework of systems and complexity thinking, as we work to create a commond language and shared experience of community - the purpose of which is the very process itself.

Every other Monday in DC 1302 from 12-1:30 p.m.

Monday, November 4, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

York and Access Copyright: Bleak House continued or an ending fit for a rehabilitated Ebenezer Scrooge?

Legal and Immigration Services has organized a talk from Michal Jaworski, Partner at Clark Wilson LLP. Michal will cover the issues in the Access Copyright v. York case to date as well as possible next steps after the Federal Court of Appeal decision, which should be released soon.

Monday, November 4, 2019 — 8:30 AM to Friday, November 8, 2019 — 5:00 PM EST

Each year, we invite leading academics from across the world to hold the prestigious TD Walter Bean Visiting Professorship in Environment.
This year, Dr. Jacqueline McGlade will be joining us the week of November 4th as the 2019 TD Walter Bean Visiting Professor in Environment.
In addition to the Public Lecture on November 6th, we are holding meeting time slots for Grad students and faculty to meet with Dr. McGlade. We have limited the Grad sessions to max 25 spots to make it more manageable for conversation.

Monday, November 4, 2019 — 8:30 AM to Friday, November 8, 2019 — 4:30 PM EST
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Thrive is a series of events focused on building positive mental health for University of Waterloo students, faculty, and staff. Thrive is also a mindset that encourages you to flourish. We all have mental health, and we can each strengthen our mental health by learning about it, thinking about it, talking about it, and discovering new skills and resources to help us Thrive all year long.

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