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Thursday, January 4, 2018 — 9:30 AM to Friday, February 9, 2018 — 4:30 PM EST
Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student Poster

Do you know an exceptional Student Teacher (Graduate TA, Undergraduate TA, Lab Instructor, etc.)? Here’s your chance to recognize him or her with an award!

The nominations for the Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student (AETS) are due on Friday, February 9, 2018. Submit yours today!

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 (all day) to Sunday, January 21, 2018 (all day)
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The competition invites teams of up to four students to choose an important industry problem, and thoroughly research it to understand its history, scope, and impact, before pitching the findings to a panel of judges on February 15. Teams will compete for a share of up to $15,000 in grant funding to go toward a venture dedicated to aiding the problem described. 

Apply for the Problem Pitch Competition online

Applications close:  Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 11:59PM

Monday, January 15, 2018 — 9:00 AM to Saturday, February 3, 2018 — 11:59 PM EST
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Do you have a solution to a major global problem?

The World’s Challenge Challenge at the University of Waterloo is a competition where teams of three diverse students pick one of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (also known as Global Goals), and propose a solution. Teams will be selected for interviews occurring on February 14, and six teams will be selected to make a 5-7 minute presentation on March 1, proposing a solution to a panel of judges, with Q&A.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 — 12:30 PM EST

Capella Intima will present a  programme of late 18th and early 19th-century glees and catches that would have been popular during the early days of the city of Hamilton.  A little Kitchener-Waterloo history will be incorporated as well!  Selections by Parry, Stanford, Billings, Cooke, and Sullivan will be included, with readings and recollections from the period of the founding of the City of Hamilton. This programme has been made possible by the generous support of the City of Hamilton Canada 150 Fund.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur looking for more than an internship this summer? How about getting quality time with some of the investors behind companies like Snap, Nest, StitchFix, TaskRabbit and GrubHub? Follow in the footsteps of the founders of Crittercism, Pinterest, Pulse, Sourcegraph and Lark. Come learn about Lightspeed Venture Partners' application process for its 2018 Summer Fellowship at this info session.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Spin Master is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures, licenses and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin Master's Engineering Management Development Program is a key component of our world-class operational strategy.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 — 12:30 PM EST

In 1817, the 20 year old Franz Schubert wrote a song for voice and piano about a fish. Two years later, he created a set of variations from this delightful theme which became the 4th movement of his immortal quintet nicknamed “The Trout”. Four friends and colleagues from the KW Symphony strings section joined by Catherine Robertson on piano bring you this loved work. 

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
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A startup needs to address a real problem. What problem are you solving? Join us for this free workshop with the legendary Larry Smith!

We encourage you to register for the workshop and free pizza!

Thursday, January 25, 2018 (all day) to Saturday, January 27, 2018 (all day)

This conference has two major goals:

  1. Encourage students and community members to become anti-racist organizers by increasing their confidence, knowledge and skills and by connecting them with existing organizers and organizations.

  2. Sharpen the practice and analysis of existing organizers and organizations committed to challenging white supremacy by creating an opportunity to think about movement work together.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Drawing on the sciences, humanities and the social sciences, this talk will focus on ten ‘big’ ideas, illustrating their essentiality, and how they reach across the disciplines.

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