Events - September 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, September 25, 2021 — 4:00 PM EDT
Connected in Spirit - Alumni Black and Gold Day at home


Grab your Waterloo gear and get ready to celebrate!

We've got a full weekend of virtual games, learning opportunities, and entertainment from campus for you to enjoy — all from the comfort of your home. Register today and join us to celebrate your Warrior pride with classmates, friends and family.

Thursday, September 23, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Decolonizing the Curricula

Maawanji-idiwag (They come together): Institutional Approaches to Decolonizing Curricula is a virtual discussion, where a panel of academics and practitioners experienced in theoretical decolonization and who have taken concrete steps and actions to decolonize curricula in their respective institutions will discuss opportunities and challenges for institutional approaches and practices to decolonize curricula.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT
White Fragility: Why it's so hard to for white people to talk about racism book cover

In September, Professor Frankie Condon, who has conducted extensive research in anti-racism rhetoric and anti-racism pedagogy, will lead the discussion of Robin DiAngelo’s, White Fragility (2018), the New York Times bestseller that gained international prominence in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd in the US.

Thursday, September 30, 2021 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Dr. Michael Dan offers a brief history of the impacts of colonialism, genocide and ultimately the intergenerational trauma which persists today for Indigenous peoples living in Canada. For non-Indigenous Canadians, September 30, Orange Shirt Day, is a day of reflection, a time to confront the truths Dr. Dan will address.

Thursday, September 30, 2021 (all day)
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The following employers are hosting Employer Information Sessions on Thursday, September 30th, 2021:

Hudson River Trading | Algorithm Development at Hudson River Trading

Make sure to register through WaterlooWorks and check the Employer Information Sessions calendar for any updates! 

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
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In honour of The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, join the Indigenous Initiatives Office and the President's Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART) for a special keynote presentation with Dr.Kathy Absolon on Truth & Reconciliation, Indian Residential Schools.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 — 12:30 PM EDT
Kevin Ramessar, guitarist

Songs of Solidarity and Hope  

This concert will feature musings from various traditions (incl. works by Barrios, Metheny, Carole King, James Taylor) which contemplate our collective struggles and act as signposts for collaborative transformation.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
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The Faculty of Environment invites you to attend a special Speakers Series on Decolonizing Methodologies for Respectful Sustainability Research this fall.

Sessions will take place during the last week of each month. The first session, featuring Dr. Ranjan Datta from Mount Royal University Calgary, is on Sept 29 from 12- 1:30 pm.

Following the Speaker presentation STEC will share information about post-talk interactive reflection sessions.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Join us for a research talk with panellists Lai-Tze Fan, Jessica Thompson, and Jin Sol Kim.

About the panel

Invisible Stories (Dr. Lai-Tze Fan)

Lai-Tze Fan will uncover how writing machines (typewriters, word processors, and computers) have been associated with women's invisible labour since the late 19th C and will briefly discuss how women have since used them as communication tools to empower themselves through creative output, community building, and critical intervention.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 (all day)
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The following employers are hosting Employer Information Sessions on Wednesday, September 29th, 2021:

DHL Supply Chain | DHL Supply Chain Company Overview & Networking

Make sure to register through WaterlooWorks and check the Employer Information Sessions calendar for any updates! 

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 (all day)
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The following employers are hosting Employer Information Sessions on Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

LifeWorks | LifeWorks information session for Actuaries!

P&G | P&G-Digital Technology Information Session

Make sure to register through WaterlooWorks and check the Employer Information Sessions calendar for any updates!

Thursday, September 23, 2021 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

The goal of the Truth & Reconciliation presentation is about raising awareness of the tragic history of the residential school system. It examines the history and policies that lead to the creation of the Residential Schools, their legacies, how they have impacted Indigenous people, and why truth and reconciliation is important.

Thursday, September 23, 2021 (all day)
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The following employers are hosting Employer Information Sessions on Thursday, September 23rd, 2021:

Genesys | Genesys Employer Information Session

KeyData Associates | KeyData Associates Campus Recruiting

Tencent | Explore your Future at Tencent

Make sure to register through WaterlooWorks and check the Employer Information Sessions calendar for any updates! 

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 — 12:30 PM EDT

Full House BrassFull House Brass consists of five versatile and creative brass players: two trumpets, one French horn, and two trombones. This concert will feature arrangements of dance music, including waltzes, tangos, polkas, a soft shoe, and more.  Featured composers include Strauss, Gershwin, Respighi, Ridgway, Kompanek, and others. 

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 — 12:29 PM EDT to Wednesday, November 10, 2021 — 12:30 PM EST

Kevin Ramessar, guitaristWe are please to announce that our Noon Hour Concert series will continue this Fall.  Starting September 22, 2021 and continuing through to November 10, recitals and interviews with professional musicians filmed specifically for our Noon Hour Concert series will premiere on the Grebel Youtube Channel at 12:30PM most Wednesdays.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 (all day)
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The following employer is hosting an Employer Information Session on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021:

Manulife | Advanced Analytics Development Program - Info Session

Willis Towers Watson | Actuarial Info Session

Make sure to register through WaterlooWorks and check the Employer Information Sessions calendar for any updates! 

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

On September 21, join us and hundreds of Canadians of all ages to learn more about the Mohawk Institute Residential School through The Woodland Cultural Centre. Since we cannot be there in person, the Cultural Centre has generously created a virtual opportunity to connect, learn and engage.

Space is limited and registration is required. Since space is limited, please cancel your place by contacting hrei.trainings@uwaterloo.ca if you are unable to attend so that others can experience and learn from this opportunity.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 (all day)
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The following employers are hosting Employer Information Sessions on Tuesday, September 21st, 2021:

Geotab Inc. | Geotab Info Session

Overbond | Overbond Tech Talk & Networking Session

Rocket Companies | Rocket Companies Introduction

MNP | MNP Information Session

Make sure to register through WaterlooWorks and check the Employer Information Sessions calendar for any updates! 

Monday, September 20, 2021 (all day)
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The following employers are hosting virtual Employer Information Sessions on Monday, September 20th, 2021:

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd | Fairfax Financial Co-op Program

BDO Canada LLP | BDO Consulting Information Session

Fuller Landau LLP - Shimmerman Penn LLP - Lipton LLP | Multiple Mid-Size Toronto Firms Info Session!

Yext | Yext Software Engineering Info Session

Make sure to register through WaterlooWorks and check the Employer Information Sessions calendar for any updates!

Friday, September 17, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

In this seminar learn how Knowledge Integration (KI) alumni Sukhi Chuhan and Skaidra Puodziunas have landed careers at the Ontario Digital Service, how their foundational degrees in KI shaped their public sector experience, and why embracing KI principles like ambiguity, collaboration and complex problem solving have never been more important.

Friday, September 17, 2021 (all day)
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The following employer is hosting an Employer Information Session on Friday, September 17th, 2021:

Equitable Life | Equitable Life Information Session - Actuarial


Make sure to register through WaterlooWorks and check the Employer Information Sessions calendar for any updates! 

Thursday, September 16, 2021 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

What I wish I knew then...Women in Mathematics welcomes new students to the Faculty of Mathematics during a virtual event on Thursday, September 16. Get to know other women in math and build your connections in a virtual meet-up!

Hear messages from the dean, chair of Women in Mathematics (WiM), and director of Women in Computer Science (WiCS). Faculty, first year instructors and upper year students will share how to navigate academic life. Mingle and talk to other students and faculty virtually.

Thursday, September 16, 2021 (all day)
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The following employers are hosting Employer Information Sessions on Thursday, September 16th, 2021:

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Waterloo Womxn + Nonbinary Wednesdays is putting a twist on its annual September meet & greet. Whether you're still at home or back on campus this fall, we invite you to give us a quick live virtual tour of your workspace, or share photos in the chat, and get to know other womxn and nonbinary members of the UW community.

This event is open to womxn and nonbinary graduate students, staff, postdocs, and faculty.

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