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Thursday, January 3, 2013 — 10:00 AM EST to Thursday, August 1, 2013 — 4:00 PM EDT to Thu, 08/01/2013 - 16:00

Free school, camp, club and group tours of the Earth Sciences Museum at the University of Waterloo!

Dinosaurs, a replica mine tunnel and hands on rock, mineral and fossil specimens. 

Book your tour by emailing Corina at corina.mcdonald@uwaterloo.ca or calling 519-888-4567 x35633

Thursday, January 10, 2013 — 5:00 PM EST to Wednesday, March 13, 2013 — 8:00 PM EDT to Wed, 03/13/2013 - 20:00

Eight artists who form the Nethermind collective bring their exhibit to the University of Waterloo Art Gallery, ECH 1239

Opening reception Jan. 10, 2013, 5 to 8 p.m.

For more information please contact:

519-888-4567 ext. 36741
uwag.uwaterloo.ca

Friday, February 1, 2013 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

As part of the INDEV 10 Speaker Series, please join us for a special talk by Mark Lukowski CEO of Christian Children’s Fund of Canada on: Positioning for Personal Success in International Development 

Free admission. All students and faculty welcome. To learn more about Christian Children’s Fund of Canada follow this link to their website.

www.ccfcanada.ca

Friday, February 1, 2013 — 1:03 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Join the Ecohydrology Research Group in celebrating RAMSAR's

World Wetlands Day 2013: February 1, 2013 

Friday, February 1, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

We would like to invite you to join the Ecohydrology Group in celebratingRAMSAR’s World Wetlands Day 2013: Wetlands and Water Management on February 1st at 1:30pm in DC 1302. Dr. Corinne Schuster-Wallace from theInstitute for Water at the Environment and Health United Nations University. Dr.

Friday, February 1, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Speaker:  Nancy Tuana, Director, Rock Ethics Institute, Pennsylvania State

University Title of Talk:  Coupled Ethical-Epistemic Issues in the Climate Sciences

Saturday, February 2, 2013 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Register now and join us in downtown Toronto on Saturday, February 2, to learn about the Master of Taxation program: the most comprehensive English-speaking program for the education and training of tax professionals in Canada!

Monday, February 4, 2013 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

A strong LinkedIn profile becomes more vital for career success everyday. Learn how to create an in-depth profile that will promote your greatest assets.

Monday, February 4, 2013 — 2:30 PM EST

Learn how to improve your performance in the job interview by viewing and discussing taped excerpts of actual interviews. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

Monday, February 4, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Punctuation marks are like math symbols; they perform certain functions. This workshop will teach the correct use of commas, semi-colons, colons and other forms of punctuation.

Monday, February 4, 2013 — 4:30 PM EST

During this two-session workshop, learn how to apply successful networking

strategies in your daily life in order to enhance your career opportunities.

NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EST

Interested in a career in academia or research? This workshop

will show you how to prepare an  effective curriculum vitae and

cover letter

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 — 1:30 PM EST

Begin to develop your teaching philosophy statement and tie it to

forms of evidence. No prior experience with this form of writing is

necessary. Led by Kyle Scholz, Graduate Instructional Developer (CTE). 

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 — 4:00 PM EST

International students will learn best approaches to search for work while

studying at uWaterloo as well as after graduating. NOTE: First hour of the

session covers general work search strategies; last half hour deals with visa

requirements. There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart

for details.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 — 5:00 PM EST to Tuesday, April 2, 2013 — 7:00 PM EDT to Tue, 04/02/2013 - 19:00

Do you want to learn Turkish? Join the Turkish class for beginners.

Class starts Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. and takes place every Tuesday. For registration and info, email : tsawaterloo@gmail.com

Class schedule is subject to change according to students's availability. Class is open to everyone who is interested.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST

We officially launched @uwaterloolife on twitter and uWaterloo Life on Facebook last September and we want to find out how we are doing. Are we giving you the information you want on the right platform? What else would you like to see? What would you like to see less of? Share your thoughts with us over dinner so we can make student-focused social media better. We'll even add $10 to your WatCard.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 — 12:00 to 12:50 PM to 12:50 PM EST

Dr. Gary Bruce, Department of History 

The University of Waterloo is pleased to participate in the Kitchener Public Library's (KPL) Ideas and Issues Lecture Series. Each week at 12 noon, a 50-minute lecture is presented by University of Waterloo professors, alternating with Wilfrid Laurier University professors. Pre-registration is not required to participate and there is no charge for participants.

The 2012-2013 lecture series will be held at:

Forest Heights Community Library

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

The University of Waterloo Stratford Campus is holding an information session so that you can find out more about the Master of Digital Experience Innovation Program. The program is available on a full-time and part-time basis with convenient early-evening classes. You can even complete the educational portion of the Project Management Professional certification. Bring your lunch and learn more!

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 — 12:00 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Speaker:  Anita M. Superson, University of Kentucky

Title of talk:  The Right to Bodily Autonomy and the Abortion Controversy

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 — 12:00 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Anita Superson (University of Kentucky, Visiting Humphrey Professor in Feminist Philosophy, University of Waterloo)

Topic:  Bodily Autonomy

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EST

Classical music on period instruments

 

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 — 1:30 PM EST

Gain an overview of how to use social media to conduct employer/industry

research and build connections. Discuss e‑ ective social media branding

tips and netiquette on popular platforms including Facebook, Twitter

and Google+. 

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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, February 6, 2013 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Anne Michaels is an award-winning poet and novelist. Her first novel, Fugitive Pieces (1996),  was not only nominated for the Giller Prize, but also won the Trillium Prize, the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award, The Beatrice and Martin Fischer Award (the main prize in the Jewish Book Awards), and England's prestigious Orange Prize. Previous to this success, she won the Commonwealth Prize for the Americas for the collection The Weight of Oranges (1986) and the Canadian Authors Association Award for Miner's Pond (199 l). In 2007, Fugitive Pieces was made into a film.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Join the master students as they discuss their university experience at the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus in the ground breaking new program, the Master of Digital Experience Innovation. Open house to follow. This event is brought to you by the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus Masters of Digital Experience Innovation students.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 — 8:00 PM EST

The Gustav Bakos Observatory, named in honour of the first astronomer at the University of Waterloo, houses a twelve-inch telescope, which is located on the roof of the Physics building. 

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 — 8:00 PM EST

on love

Thursday, February 7, 2013 — 10:00 to 10:00 AM EST

Matthew Erickson (Conflict Management and Human Rights) will take

you through a step-by-step process to plan and conduct effective

conversations around difficult issues that you are experiencing with

your supervisor.

Thursday, February 7, 2013 — 2:00 PM EST

Angela Roorda, Research Development Officer in the Faculty of Arts,

will review the main parts of the typical grant or fellowship application,

discuss how the adjudication process works and what that means for

you, and suggest strategies to help you pitch your project to your

best advantage. 

Thursday, February 7, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

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, February 7, 2013 — 2:30 PM EST

Two-session workshop: attend the fi rst session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your MBTI type to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10.00 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) online.

Thursday, February 7, 2013 — 2:30 PM EST

In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview.  Here is your opportunity to practise and improve. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details

Thursday, February 7, 2013 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Play an instrument? Like sports? Love playing instruments and
watching sports?

Well then, Warriors Band may be just what you're looking for!

Come out to the Warriors Band's weekly practice. There are no auditions
and some instruments are provided. Don't worry if you can't make it this
week, we practice every Thursday, same time, same place all term.

For more info please visit: www.warriorsband.com

Friday, February 8, 2013 — 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Become a power RefWorks user! If you are already using RefWorks and Write N Cite but you would like to take better advantage of these powerful tools, this workshop is for you. To attend this workshop, you MUST have a RefWorks account with at least 20 records. Bring your own laptop with WNC III installed.

Friday, February 8, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

After the dust settled at the end of World War II, hundreds of thousands of refugees - known as displaced persons - remained in Germany, most in the American Occupation Zone. Among them were between 10,000 and 15,000 unaccompanied children - children who had been orphaned or separated from their families by the war. It took the international agencies and various governing authorities some time to recognize their existence.

Friday, February 8, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Lessons from Rio+20 & Introducing the Youth Arctic Council

Speaker: Andrew Wong

Bring your ideas to this engaging talk from Andrew Wong, University of Waterloo student, keynote speaker at TEDxUW in 2012, and the recipient of the 2010 Toyota Earth Day National Award, the 2011 ECO Canada Award and Canada's 2011 Next Green Journalist by Environmental Defence.

Friday, February 8, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Speaker: Robert McCauley, Emory University

Title of Talk: "Why Religion is Natural and Science is Not"

Friday, February 8, 2013 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Dr. Gerald Gerbrandt from the Canadian Mennonite University will be this year's Rod and Lorna Sawatsky visiting scholar and will give a public lecture entitled, "Where the Church Thinks: The Role of the Christian Scholar."

Sunday, February 10, 2013 — 7:30 PM to Monday, February 11, 2013 — 12:30 AM EST to Mon, 02/11/2013 - 00:30

University of Waterloo Chinese Student and Scholars Association (UWCSSA) 2013 Spring Festival Gala

Monday, February 11, 2013 — 10:00 to 10:00 AM EST

Planning your career and identifying your skills don’t have to be

overwhelming processes. Get some simple and practical steps that

you can implement now to begin preparing for your academic or

non-academic career

Monday, February 11, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Do you struggle with grammar errors and wonder how to fix them? In this workshop you will learn about common grammar errors and how you can avoid making them.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 — 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST

A team-based approach (2-day workshop)

Mitacs Step teaches you essential skills required to succeed in your

future career. NOTE: Please register at www.mitacs.ca for these

workshops by clicking on “seminars & workshops”. 

Day 2: Wednesday, February 13 8:00-4:30, TC 2218

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 — 11:30 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST

The current job market requires an assertive approach to fi nding work.

Increase your chances of success by practising key communication

strategies. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see

chart for details.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Co-op has a new website just for students and they want to know what you think. What do you use the Co-op website for? Are they providing the right information? What is missing? Does it have the functionality you want? What do you think of the look and feel? They want to make this website useful and informative for you so come share your feedback. They want to know, honest. We'll provide lunch and add $10 to your WatCard for your participation.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Would you like to perform a GIS analysis for your course assignment or research project but don't know where to begin? This workshop will teach you the most frequently used GIS analysis tools: buffer, clip, select by location or attribute.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 — 4:30 PM EST

This session will be conducted as a mock MMI. You will practise your skills

by moving through a series of stations and answering interview questions.

Following the session, you will receive both personal and general feedback.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 — 10:30 to 10:30 AM EST

Increase the odds of getting what you want when negotiating salary and other details related to the job offer. NOTE: This workshop is geared towards graduating students.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Want to learn how to really use your iPhone or iPad for both work and
play? Then register now for a Rogers Trainer-to-Go program that provides
customers with hands on device training including, but not limited to:
- Using the phone features, email messaging, address book and calendar
- Navigating on your Apple device
- Personalizing your Apple device
- Apple device shortcuts and Tips and Tricks

Thursday, February 14, 2013 — 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Mitacs Step teaches you essential skills required to succeed in your

future career. NOTE: Please register at www.mitacs.ca for these

workshops by clicking on “seminars & workshops”. 

Thursday, February 14, 2013 — 10:00 to 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

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, February 14, 2013 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

This assessment helps people to understand the types of work from which they might gain the greatest satisfaction. You must complete the Strong Interest Inventory online prior to the session; directions will be emailed to you.

Thursday, February 14, 2013 — 2:30 PM EST

Two-session workshop: attend the fi rst session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your MBTI type to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10.00 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session.

Thursday, February 14, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Topic: Peer Instruction Models Session 0005  

Please join us to discuss challenges and benefits related to teaching really large classes. Each session will involve a round-table discussion and/or a presentation. 

Thursday, February 14, 2013 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Happy Valentine's Day from the Warriors Band!

Play an instrument? Like sports? Love playing instruments and watching sports?

Well then, Warriors Band may just be what you're looking for!

Come out to the Warriors Band's weekly practice. There are no auditions and some instruments are provided! Don't worry if you can't make it this week, we practice every Thursday! Same time, same place all term.

For more info: www.warriorsband.com

Friday, February 15, 2013 — 11:30 to 12:45 AM to 12:45 PM EST

Connect with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

Join us as we link with Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield during a live space-to-ground connection with the International Space Station.

Friday, February 15, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

On Friday, February 15th 2013, Professor Christof Schulz of the University of Duisburg-Essen will deliver a lecture titled "Laser diagnostics and kinetics studies for the combustion synthesis of nanoparticles".

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 (all day)

Loving to Learn Day is an annual event that encourages everyone to celebrate their love of learning. First established at the University of Waterloo in 2006, Loving to Learn Day has subsequently spread to other universities in Canada and even to Australia. This year Loving to Learn Day falls on Tuesday, February 19.

A highlight of every Loving to Learn Day is a contest. The premise of this year's contest is simple:if you were to write onto a postcard something that you are proud to have learned in the past few months, what would it be, and to whom would you send it and why?

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Lecturer: Dr. André Lucena, Professor, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)

Free Admission, Open to the Public

Dr. Lucena's presentation will give a summary of the research that is being conducted at the Energy Planning Program of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The idea is to show the main research interests of the Energy Group and the modeling tools that are used by them. 

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 — 11:30 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Take this assessment to gain a thorough understanding of your strongest and most preferred skill sets. You must complete the SkillScan assessment online prior to the session; directions will be emailed to you.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 — 12:00 to 12:50 PM to 12:50 PM EST

The University of Waterloo is pleased to participate in the Kitchener Public Library's (KPL) Ideas and Issues Lecture Series. Each week at 12 noon, a 50-minute lecture is presented by University of Waterloo professors, alternating with Wilfrid Laurier University professors. Pre-registration is not required to participate and there is no charge for participants.

The 2012-2013 lecture series will be held at:

Forest Heights Community Library

251 Fischer-Hallman Road

Kitchener, ON  N2M 4X8

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST

After 35 years at the University of Waterloo, Linda has teed up her retirement! We want YOU to join us for a celebration of her illustrious career!

Reception:
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
3:30 p.m. ­to 6:00 p.m.
The University Club, University of Waterloo

RSVP to Karen Browne kjbrowne@uwaterloo.ca  

519-888-4567, ext. 31743

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Lectures at the Stratford Public brings leading scholars and experts from the University of Waterloo to the City of Stratford to address an eclectic range of topics. 

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Free and open to public

Stratford Public Library
19 Andrew St., Stratford ON N5A 1A2

Thursday, February 21, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Competitors from the Faculty of Science will have 1 static slide and 3 minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their graduate research to a non-specialist audience.  Winners of the faculty-based 3MT heats will advance to the university-wide 3MT finals, March 27, 2013. It's free!  It's fun! All are welcome to attend.

Friday, February 22, 2013 — 10:30 to 11:15 AM to 11:15 AM EST

Feridun Hamdullahpur, President & Vice-Chancellor, University of Waterloo and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) invite you to attend a special announcement regarding the Automotive Partnership Canada Initiative.

Please RSVP with your attendance online.

Complimentary parking available behind Engineering 5 building.

Please enter the lot from Phillip Street.
For directions please view our campus map.

Friday, February 22, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Kristen Yee, Associate Program Officer at Grand Challenges Canada will give a presentation about the Saving Lives at Birth program and global health funding through Grand Challenges Canada.

Please RSVP to jcalbery@uwaterloo.ca

Friday, February 22, 2013 — 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST

Shabir Ally is the president of the Islamic Information & Dawah Centre International in Toronto where he functions as Imam. He travels internationally to represent Islam in public lectures and interfaith dialogues. He explains Islam on a weekly television program called ŒLet the Quran Speak. Past episodes of this show can be seen online at:

www.youtube.com/quranspeaks

Monday, February 25, 2013 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

To some recruiters, cover letters are more important than resumes. Learn to write letters that highlight your key qualifications and entice the employer to keep reading.

Monday, February 25, 2013 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

To some recruiters, cover letters are more important than resumes. Learn to write letters that highlight your key qualifications and entice the employer to keep reading.

Monday, February 25, 2013 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Your résumé can make or break your job search. This seminar will deliver step-by-step instructions for developing an outstanding résumé.

Monday, February 25, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

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.

Monday, February 25, 2013 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Digital curation is the practice of collecting useful web-based resources. The bookmark feature in your web browser is a simple digital curation tool. More sophisticated tools (such as Diigo) allow you to annotate those resources, organize them, and share them. Some digital curation tools (such as Scoop.It or Paper.Li) even automate that process: you indicate the key words or sources that are of interest to you, and the tool will generate an attractive online “newspaper” that features relevant resources. In this workshop, the presenter (Dr.

Monday, February 25, 2013 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

Competitors from the Faculty of Arts will have 1 static slide and 3 minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their graduate research to a non-specialist audience.  Winners of the faculty-based 3MT heats will advance to the university-wide 3MT finals, March 27, 2013. It's free!  It's fun!  All are welcome to attend.

Monday, February 25, 2013 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

GWPI Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Dr. Xiao-Gang Wen of Perimeter Institute, “Light in the 21st Century: Waves, Particles and Noodles”.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Would you like to learn how to use other sources of information besides Google? Come prepared with 3 ­ 5 research questions and learn how to match up the information you need with the library's resources.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 — 10:30 to 10:30 AM EST

Learn how to improve your performance in the job interview by viewing and discussing taped excerpts of actual interviews. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 — 12:00 to 12:00 PM EST

Your graduate studies can lead to many satisfying careers outside

academia. Learn how to transfer your skills from an academic to

a business or government environment. Plus, discover how to

respectfully draw on your network.

* geared towards individuals in Science, Engineering, and Math. 

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 — 2:30 PM EST

Two-session workshop: attend the fi rst session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your MBTI type to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10.00 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) online.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

Competitors from the Faculty of Arts will have 1 static slide and 3 minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their graduate research to a non-specialist audience. Winners of the faculty-based 3MT heats will advance to the university-wide 3MT finals, March 27, 2013. It's free! It's fun! All are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 — 5:00 PM EST

Prepare for professional school interviews by practising in small groups.

Learn strategies to improve performance and get tips on how to handle

admission questions

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 — 10:30 to 10:30 AM EST

In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview.  Here is your opportunity to practise and improve. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 — 12:00 to 12:00 PM EST

Your graduate studies can lead to many satisfying careers outside

academia. Learn how to transfer your skills from an academic to

a business or government environment. Plus, discover how to

respectfully draw on your network.

* geared towards individuals in Arts, ENV, and AHS. 

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Stay current in your field of research! Learn how to automate your searches for new and relevant research by having search results and journal tables of contents sent to you on a regular basis. Find out about the alerting services available in Web of Science and CSA databases, RSS feeds, and the Library¹s search tool, Primo.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Come on out and celebrate Therapeutic Recreation Awareness Month with AHS and your Canadian Paralympic Athletes.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

Competitors from the Faculty of Arts will have 1 static slide and 3 minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their graduate research to a non-specialist audience. Winners of the faculty-based 3MT heats will advance to the university-wide 3MT finals, March 27, 2013. It's free!
It's fun! All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 — 5:00 PM EST

This workshop will help you prepare for a dental admission interview through practice in a small group setting. It will focus on the CDA-style interview and standard interview format. Get tips on how to handle these interview styles and admission questions

Thursday, February 28, 2013 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

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, February 28, 2013 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Basic sentence structure will be explained. Find out how to make your sentences interesting and varied.  Learn how to avoid common sentence structure errors such as dangling and misplaced modifiers, fragments, lack of parallel structure, and awkward constructions.

Thursday, February 28, 2013 — 11:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Michael Azulay will deliver a seminar on the area of International Water Law. The key principles of international water law will be introduced and explored through a variety of case studies from around the world.

Thursday, February 28, 2013 — 12:00 to 12:00 PM EST

The current job market requires an assertive approach to finding work.

Increase your chances of success by learning relevant networking and

communication techniques. 

Thursday, February 28, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST

The Canadian Obesity Network - Student and New Professional University of Waterloo Chapter (CON-SNP UW) is hosting an action-packed PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT team challenge to raise funds in support of obesity research, education, treatment and management in Canada.

Register your team by emailing CONSNP.Waterloo@gmail.com

Who: Teams up to 10 people or sign up as a Free Agent

When: Thursday February 28, 2013

Thursday, February 28, 2013 — 4:00 PM EST

The Department of English is excited to welcome acclaimed writer, poet and historian Wade Compton, who will be performing "The Reinventing Wheel: On Blending The Poetry Of Cultures Through Hip Hop Turntablism". 

Free and open to public

Thursday, February 28, 2013 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Play an instrument? Like sports? Love playing instruments and watching sports?

Well then, Warriors Band may just be what you're looking for!

Come out to the Warriors Band's weekly practice. There are no auditions and some instruments are provided! Don't worry if you can't make it this week, we practice every Thursday! Same time, same place all term.

For more info: www.warriorsband.com

Thursday, February 28, 2013 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

A professor's journey teaching Western Philosophy in Nanjing, China. Will Canadian students benefit from the lessons learned?

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