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Monday, December 10, 2018 (all day) to Sunday, January 20, 2019 (all day)
Velocity Graduate Student Startup Fund

Are you considering building a startup from your research? Win $20,000 in funding for your startup and acceptance into the Velocity Garage incubator program.

This $20,000 in funding is made possible through the generosity of Sam Pasupalak, a successful Velocity founder. Pasupalak co-founded artificial intelligence company Maluuba, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2017.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 — 7:00 PM EST
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Join us for an evening of soulful jazz and worship in Grebel's​ Chapel. All are welcome!

Free parking provided.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:30
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together. After the writing session you are welcome to stay to discuss writing goals, challenges and strategies with your colleagues.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
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

Friday, January 4, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Notebook with pens

This training consists of a facilitated discussion of the online More Feet on the Ground mental health education program. This program uses those online materials, as well as vignettes to teach students, staff, and faculty how to Recognize, Respond, and Refer individuals experiencing mental health concerns on campus.

Registration is on LEADS.

Monday, January 7, 2019 — 10:00 AM to Saturday, January 19, 2019 — 10:00 PM EST
auditions instrumental

  Audition slots for Winter 2019 Music Ensembles are now available.  Sign up before you leave campus for the holiday.  Open to all UWaterloo students.  See https://uwaterloo.ca/music/ensembles for details.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
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.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
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, January 16, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST
Mary Castello, pianist
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Notebook with pencil

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.

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