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September 2012

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012 — 8:30 AM to Friday, September 7, 2012 — 4:00 PM EDT to Fri, 09/07/2012 - 16:00
The Robert Half Professional Futures Conference (PFC) is designed for students entering into their second year of undergraduate study in the School of Accounting and Finance undergraduate programs - AFM, CFM, Math/CA, and Biotech/CA. 

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 — 11:00 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
Come out to an orientation/welcome session for new exchange students in the Faculty of Engineering, including lunch. This event is hosted by Professor Peter Roe. 
Thursday, September 6, 2012 — 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Matters of academic freedom are important to the credibility of universities and the research they support. It is also important that we establish new and innovative partnerships to serve society.

Thursday, September 6, 2012 — 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM EDT
Election Day is the final opportunity for eligible voters to cast their ballot. Only individuals living on campus may use the on-campus polling station. Visit www.wemakevotingeasy.ca for information on your polling station location and documentation required to vote.
Friday, September 7, 2012 (all day) to Saturday, September 8, 2012 (all day) to Sat, 09/08/2012 (All day)

Hosted by University of Waterloo Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Waterloo Research Institute in Insurance, Securities & Quantitative Finance and the Pensions Institute at Cass Business School, City University London.

Saturday, September 8, 2012 — 1:00 PM EDT

The 2012 edition of Black and Gold day will feature the Warrior football team as they battle the McMaster Marauders on Saturday, Sept. 8 in their second game of the season.  Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m. at Warrior Field.

Sunday, September 9, 2012 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Renison University College invites you and your family to attend our Diamond Jubilee Celebration, recognizing Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years as Queen of Canada and honouring those people associated with the college who have received the Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Monday, September 10, 2012 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Are you thinking about graduate studies next fall? Have some questions about graduate scholarships?   You are invited to attend a scholarship information session!
Monday, September 10, 2012 — 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Come find out all about what the Department of Athletics has to offer. There will be information available regarding Campus Recreation, Varsity Athletics, jobs and our department sponsors. Lots of free giveaways and prizes to be won at both events.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 — 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Come by to find out all about what the Department of Athletics has to offer. There will be information available regarding Campus Recreation, Varsity Athletics, jobs and our department sponsors. Lots of free giveaways and prizes to be won at both events.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 — 10:00 to 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
This session provides you with an overview of the Library’s resources, locations, and services available to you as a faculty member or graduate student. It includes searching for books, browsing e-journals, selecting and using subject-specific and multidisciplinary databases, accessing articles using Get it @ Waterloo, and discovering who your liaison librarian is and how s/he can help you with your research.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 — 11:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 — 11:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 — 12:30 PM to Wednesday, September 19, 2012 — 1:00 PM EDT to Wed, 09/19/2012 - 13:00
Looking to ace your first term? Learn the ins and outs of the Library and kick start your success. Make the jump to university-level research and find out how the Library will fit into YOUR life!
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
This workshop is your starting point for conducting research at the Library. Learn how to find books, journals, electronic resources and more. Discover hands-on how to locate resources, access course reserves, manage your library account, collect and export references, and set up alerts for search results.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 — 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Looking to ace your first term? Learn the ins and outs of the Library and kick start your success. Make the jump to university-level research and find out how the Library will fit into YOUR life!
Thursday, September 13, 2012 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

UW Farm Market.... Come to the SLC Great Hall, enjoy fresh, local foods! Be kind..please bring your own bag

http://www.foodservices.uwaterloo.ca/uwfarm_market/

Thursday, September 13, 2012 — 10:00 to 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
This workshop is your starting point for conducting research at the Library. Learn how to find books, journals, electronic resources and more. Discover hands-on how to locate resources, access course reserves, manage your library account, collect and export references, and set up alerts for search results.
Thursday, September 13, 2012 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Are you thinking about graduate studies next fall? Have some questions about graduate scholarships?   You are invited to attend a scholarship information session! The major scholarship competitions occur in the fall term with results announced the following spring; you must apply one year in advance of holding your scholarship.
Thursday, September 13, 2012 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
This session provides you with an overview of the Library’s resources, locations, and services available to you as a faculty member or graduate student. It includes searching for books, browsing e-journals, selecting and using subject-specific and multidisciplinary databases, accessing articles using Get it @ Waterloo, and discovering who your liaison librarian is and how s/he can help you with your research.
Thursday, September 13, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Are you thinking about graduate studies next fall? Have some questions about graduate scholarships?   You are invited to attend a scholarship information session!
Thursday, September 13, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Guest speaker Nanshu Lu will speak on the topic of "Bio-Integrated Soft Electronics".
Thursday, September 13, 2012 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Kimberly Rivera is a former US soldier who sought asylum in Canada after refusing to re-deploy to Iraq in 2007. Kim, her husband and four children including a Canadian-born daughter and son face deportation from Canada.   Please join us for this emergency meeting to receive an update on the Rivera case, hear from historians from the University of Waterloo about the history of conscientious objection to immoral, unjust, and illegal wars and, more importantly, what you can do to ensure Kim Rivera remains in Canada as a permanent resident.
Thursday, September 13, 2012 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Show your spirit and join Warriors Band! All are welcome! No Auditions! Some instruments provided. 
Thursday, September 13, 2012 — 7:00 PM EDT
UW students, staff, faculty, and alumni who play an orchestral instrument are invited to play in orchestra@uwaterloo's open rehearsal.  Register via the web page.
Friday, September 14, 2012 — 11:45 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Are you thinking about graduate studies next fall? Have some questions about graduate scholarships?   You are invited to attend a scholarship information session!

Friday, September 14, 2012 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Are you thinking about graduate studies next fall? Have some questions about graduate scholarships?   You are invited to attend a scholarship information session!
Saturday, September 15, 2012 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

A great opportunity for students to give Campus Recreation instructional courses a try for free before signing up for the full course.

Monday, September 17, 2012 — 10:00 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Are you thinking about graduate studies next fall? Have some questions about graduate scholarships?   You are invited to attend a scholarship information session!
Monday, September 17, 2012 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
This session provides you with an overview of the Library’s resources, locations, and services available to you as a faculty member or graduate student. It includes searching for books, browsing e-journals, selecting and using subject-specific and multidisciplinary databases, accessing articles using Get it @ Waterloo, and discovering who your liaison librarian is and how s/he can help you with your research.
Monday, September 17, 2012 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Wilkins Chung, Co-Founder and UW alumnus will share his story on how to start a tech company. Raul Rupsingh, Engineer and UW alumnus will discuss the player engagement strategy at A Thinking Ape.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 — 8:00 AM to Saturday, September 22, 2012 — 5:00 PM EDT to Sat, 09/22/2012 - 17:00
This year Waterloo Region hosts the 2012 International Plowing Match. The University of Waterloo will take part in the education tent programming, offering fun activities and experiments for children. Peter Russell, curator of Waterloo's Earth Science Museum, will also make two special presentations on groundwater. For more information, visit http://www.ipm2012.ca.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 — 11:00 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
Come and learn about Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo! Information will be available about Master and PhD programs offered, admission requirements, research opportunities and scholarship and award options.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 — 10:00 to 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
This session provides you with an overview of the Library’s resources, locations, and services available to you as a faculty member or graduate student. It includes searching for books, browsing e-journals, selecting and using subject-specific and multidisciplinary databases, accessing articles using Get it @ Waterloo, and discovering who your liaison librarian is and how s/he can help you with your research.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 — 11:00 to 14:30 AM to 2:30 PM EDT

The Centre for Career Action has organized a Volunteer/Internship fair. The University Community can come and visit with representatives from a variety of agencies to find out about volunteer opportunities. Attending agencies are involved in various fields related to: children and youth, health issues, seniors, arts and many more. You can choose to volunteer in any of these areas and can gain practical experience, as well as learn and develop new skills while staying connected with the community.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 — 11:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 — 11:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 — 12:30 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Looking to ace your first term? Learn the ins and outs of the Library and kick start your success. Make the jump to university-level research and find out how the Library will fit into YOUR life!
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
This workshop is your starting point for conducting research at the Library. Learn how to find books, journals, electronic resources and more. Discover hands-on how to locate resources, access course reserves, manage your library account, collect and export references, and set up alerts for search results.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 — 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Looking to ace your first term? Learn the ins and outs of the Library and kick start your success. Make the jump to university-level research and find out how the Library will fit into YOUR life!
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Waterloo Lecture

Sacred Space: The Quest for Transcendence in Science Fiction Film and Television Douglas E. Cowan

Stratford Public Library, 19 St. Andrew St., Stratford, ON

www.stratfordcampus.uwaterloo.ca

Thursday, September 20, 2012 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

UW Farm Market.... Come to the SLC Great Hall, enjoy fresh, local foods! Be kind..please bring your own bag

http://www.foodservices.uwaterloo.ca/uwfarm_market/

Thursday, September 20, 2012 — 11:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Dr. Eran Feitelson, Professor, Department of Geography, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will present a seminar titled: "Water: the real conflict in the Middle East?" This seminar addresses the ability of political entities to sustain normative water use given environmental, social, and political forces for change in the region.
Friday, September 21, 2012 — 10:00 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
In this hands-on session, you will learn advanced search strategies for effectively locating books, journal articles, and Internet resources. Discover how to make better use of your time and find good sources for your papers and assignments.
Friday, September 21, 2012 — 10:00 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

University of Waterloo will celebrate the grand opening celebrations of the University of Waterloo’s newest building, The Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre.

Friday, September 21, 2012 — 11:30 to 14:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Description:

Themed friday luncheon-Korea

Friday, September 21, 2012 — 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Research talks by David R. Cheriton, Peter Forsyth and Gladimir Baranoski on various topics in computer science.  Research posters by 13 Cheriton Scholars enrolled in graduate degrees in computer science, quantum computing or software engineering.  Posters on display all day. Seminars start at 2 pm.
Friday, September 21, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Description:
Speaker: Kevin Thomason

Quitting a well paying job to become a tree-hugger and full-time volunteer activist had more lessons and learning than anyone could fathom.  In the end ,we successfully rallied as a community to work together and protect thousands of acres of environmentally sensitive lands for generations to come while also developing a blueprint for a thriving technology driven Waterloo Region.

Kevin Thomason has worked combining technology and marketing for companies such as Apple Computer, KPMG, Quarry Integrated Communications, and most recently as the co-founder of a leading Web 2.0 start-up purchased by Google.

Monday, September 24, 2012 — 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
Governance of water resources in the context of rapid global change and human activity is a critical challenge.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 — 11:45 to 13:15 AM to 1:15 PM EDT

The Information Session is a forum to allow members of the Waterloo community to provide comments or ask questions of the Staff Relations Committee members who drafted the policy.  If you cannot attend in person, you are welcome to send comments to Karen Jack (kjjack@uwaterloo.ca) from the Secretariat, or to Trevor Grove, President of the UWSA (uwsa.president@uwaterloo.ca).

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 — 5:15 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Join President Feridun Hamdullahpur and Waterloo alumni for an exclusive alumni event at the National Gallery of Canada. Raymond Laflamme, Executive Director for the Institute for Quantum Computing, will present “Waterloo’s Ongoing Science Legacy: From Engineering and Math to the Quantum World”.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Come to the SLC Great Hall, enjoy fresh, local foods! Please be kind and bring your own bag.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 — 10:00 to 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
This workshop is your starting point for conducting research at the Library. Learn how to find books, journals, electronic resources and more. Discover hands-on how to locate resources, access course reserves, manage your library account, collect and export references, and set up alerts for search results.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Join Wellness Coach and Personal Trainer, Tania Pettitt-Tracey, as she provides you with helpful tips on how to create a healthy lifestyle by incorporating proper nutrition and exercise into your daily routine. Tania is the Club Manager at Columbia Lake Health Club and has over 15 years of experience in Health & Fitness.  She is excited to share her knowledge and expertise with the University of Waterloo employees. Invest an hour in yourself.  Bring your lunch and a friend; find out how you can improve your health by making a few small changes!

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
This session provides you with an overview of the Library’s resources, locations, and services available to you as a faculty member or graduate student. It includes searching for books, browsing e-journals, selecting and using subject-specific and multidisciplinary databases, accessing articles using Get it @ Waterloo, and discovering who your liaison librarian is and how s/he can help you with your research.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 — 6:15 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

Join us for a UW Stratford Campus Scholarship Fundraising dinner with keynote speaker Arlene Dickinson CEO of Venture Communications Ltd, and panelist on the award winning CBC hit series, the Dragons' Den

Thursday, September 27, 2012 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all Waterloo students, faculty, and staff.
Thursday, September 27, 2012 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Dr. Ray Ison, Professor, the Open University(UK) and Monash University (Australia), will present a seminar titled: "Australia's Murray-Darling Basin: A systemic governance approach."

Thursday, September 27, 2012 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
This hands-on session will introduce you to deciphering conference proceedings citations and provide you with the tools to navigate the often complicated search process.
Thursday, September 27, 2012 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Do you have some thoughts on the new uWaterloo home page or the current students pathway page? Share your thoughts with the Digital Initiatives and SSO outreach teams what you think is working, what is missing and how you use the sites. Please explore the sites before you arrive at the session so you are fresh on all the features and elements.

Student Success Office
Multi-purpose Room
5-6pm
Dinner is included

Thursday, September 27, 2012 — 5:30 PM EDT

An informative session on financial budgeting with hands-on interact learning.

Thursday, September 27, 2012 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Come out to the Warriors Band's weekly practice! No auditions, all are welcomed!

Thursday, September 27, 2012 — 7:00 PM EDT
During this free public lecture titled, Averting Disaster: Coping with Earthquakes, Tsunami & Nuclear Meltdowns, Dr. Okada will recall lessons learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake, presenting his Vitae Systems methodology for handling future events in a proactive, adaptive and integrative fashion.   The lecture will be followed by a dessert & coffee reception.
Friday, September 28, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
In Spring 2012, Bachelor of Knowledge Integration students capped off their second year with a field trip to Copenhagen to study museums. Now they're bringing slides and a stopwatch to share their reflections with the Knowledge Integration community.   This is a Pecha Kucha-style presentation where the images auto-advance to keep things bubbling along -- like a series of elevator pitches, with pictures!
Friday, September 28, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

This lecture features Kieran O'Doherty from the University of Guelph.

Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 8:00 AM EDT
$125 per person or $500 per foursome - registration now available online! Cost includes breakfast, green fees, golf cart rental, and lunch.
Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM EDT

Join friends, classmates and good old what's-his-name for
reunion 2012. This event focuses on the activity you've told us you enjoy
most — the chance to re-connect with the peers, professors and places that made your university years special.

Contact:
Cynthia Breen
c2breen@uwaterloo.ca

 

Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 9:00 AM EDT
Welcome to your 25, 30, 35, or 40-year Anniversary reunion!   As part of Reunion 2012, we're inviting the graduating classes of '72, '77, 82' and 87 back to campus for a special anniversary banquet. We hope you will be able to attend to re-connect with your classmates, your professors and your university. You will also be able to reunite with old friends, reminisce about great memories and catch up on happenings in the AHS community.
Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 9:00 AM EDT
Mark the day of September 29th, 2012 in your calendars because Reunion 2012 is happening! There are a lot of great activities lined up for Arts. Reconnect with former classmates, professors and your Faculty.   The Arts Orientation Leader Reunion is taking place on September 29th, 2012.  
Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Enjoy LIVE music. Food and refreshments will be served. All alumni, family & friends welcome! Mingle with faculty members and fellow math alumni while taking in the newest Math building.

Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
The AHS Fun Run is an annual event, held on Reunion (formerly Homecoming) weekend in September, for the University and wider community.   For over two decades, we've welcomed back our Alumni to join with students, faculty, staff and the community in this run to celebrate active, healthy living. They come in costume, high tech gear, or casual weekend wear with families and strollers in tow!
Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 10:00 to 18:30 AM to 6:30 PM EDT
On Sept. 29, you are invited to explore the next big thing at the University of Waterloo — the new Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre.

Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 10:30 to 10:30 AM EDT

In partnership with Reunion on September 29th, parents and family members of first year students are invited back to campus to visit with their first year student and participate in fun activities held throughout the day. First year students and their families can meet at 10:30am for registration. Parents also have the option of attending a Parent¹s Only Question and Answer Forum with Student Success Office Parent Program Staff members at 9:30am. All students and family members can enter a draw to win one of many amazing prizes!

RSVP is not required and there is no fee to attend.

Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 10:30 AM to Sunday, September 30, 2012 — 2:00 PM EDT to Sun, 09/30/2012 - 14:00
The reunion in 2012 is for the classes of 1962 (special 50th program), 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 and 2007.  You will find detailed information about your upcoming reunion on these pages - or see the official reunion invitation (PDF). We hope that you will be able to attend your reunion to reconnect with your classmates, your professors, your Faculty, and your University. You will also have an opportunity to learn how the campus has changed since you graduated as well as meet current students and learn about current student life on campus.
Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
As part of the Reunion 2012 festivities, the faculty of environment is offering an inside look at Environment 3, the greenest building on campus.
Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 1:00 PM EDT
Come watch the Waterloo Warriors Football Team play Toronto during the Homecoming weekend!
Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Mingle with classmates from Waterloo Engineering classes of 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 and 2007! Meet the president of the University of Waterloo and the dean of the Faculty of Engineering. 
Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 3:30 PM to Sunday, September 30, 2012 — 2:00 PM EDT to Sun, 09/30/2012 - 14:00
Welcome to your 50-year Golden Anniversary reunion!   The 50-year reunion in 2012 is for the class of 1962.  You will find detailed information about your upcoming Golden Anniversary reunion on these pages - or see the official reunion invitation (PDF). We hope that you will be able to attend this milestone reunion to reconnect with your classmates, your professors, your Faculty, and your University and we're making it very special.
Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 5:30 PM EDT
Celebrate 50 years of SJU on the University of Waterloo campus and honour our 2012 Fr. Norm Choate, C.R. Distinguished Alumni Award recipient - Kelly Moynihan (BSc '79). $25 per person or $200 for a table of eight.

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