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September 2013

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

On-line quizzes have many uses ranging from providing an
incentive to your students to prepare in advance for class to testing
students' understanding of course concepts throughout the term or on midterm and final exams. In this hands-on session we will explore the Quiz tool available in LEARN.

Participants will have the opportunity to create a quiz and explore the tool's grading options. Please bring your own laptop to this session.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 — 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

These sessions are like ‘office hours’ and are held in EV1-317. No need to register; just show up to ask questions you may have about LEARN’s ePortfolio. Please note these are not intended to be Introductory Workshop sessions. If you have not used LEARN’s ePortfolio, please consider attending the Hands-on Introduction:Using LEARN’s ePortfolio session.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 — 10:00 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

This session is meant for instructors who have used LEARN in the
past but who want to learn more about the new features of version 10.1 and familiarize themselves with the most commonly used tools in the system.

This session will be hands-on and there will be time allotted to address the
specific questions of the participants. Please bring your own laptop to this
session.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

The Wednesday Night Discussion Group (WNDG) has provided a safe and
confidential space for discussing sexual orientation and gender identity on
the University of Waterloo campus for four decades!

Need support? Have questions? Looking to socialize and meet new people? Come join members of the local rainbow community for an evening of engaging discussion.

Visit our webpage for details on the evening's topic of conversation.

Thursday, September 5, 2013 — 10:00 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

This session is meant for instructors who have used LEARN in the
past but who want to learn more about the new features of version 10.1 and familiarize themselves with the most commonly used tools in the system.

This session will be hands-on and there will be time allotted to address the specific questions of the participants.  Please bring your own laptop to this session.

Thursday, September 5, 2013 — 12:00 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

These sessions are like ‘office hours’ and are held in EV1-317. No need to register; just show up to ask questions you may have about LEARN’s ePortfolio. Please note these are not intended to be Introductory Workshop sessions. If you have not used LEARN’s ePortfolio, please consider attending the Hands-on Introduction:Using LEARN’s ePortfolio session.

Thursday, September 5, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

This two hour hands-on workshop will introduce you to Desire2learn (D2L),  our course management system for presenting course activities and resources in on-campus and fully online courses. By the end of this session you will: be able to use the D2L environment to communicate with your students; make decisions around the most effective way to organize content in your course;  have basic knowledge of the tools available within D2L and the ability to use these tools effectively. Please bring your own laptop to this session.

Friday, September 6, 2013 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

During the first hour of this session, we will discuss the new LITE grants and go over the application and review processes.  During the remainder of the session, you will have the opportunity to ask questions about and receive feedback on LITE grant proposals you are (considering) submitting.

Monday, September 9, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

This session is meant for instructors who have used LEARN in the past but who want to learn more about the new features of version 10.1 and familiarize themselves with the most commonly used tools in the system. This session will be hands-on and there will be time allotted to address the specific questions of the participants.  Please bring your own laptop to this session.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This is a time to drop by EV1 317 to ask questions about the use of LEARN (version 10. 1). Two CTE Faculty liaisons will be available to answer your questions and help you determine the best way to organize your course content and set up learning activities.  If you are new to LEARN, consider taking a “Getting Started in LEARN” session before attending a drop-in. Please bring your own laptop to work on. There is no need to register for this session – first come, first served.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 — 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

These sessions are like ‘office hours’ and are held in EV1-317. No need to register; just show up to ask questions you may have about LEARN’s ePortfolio. Please note these are not intended to be Introductory Workshop sessions. If you have not used LEARN’s ePortfolio, please consider attending the Hands-on Introduction:Using LEARN’s ePortfolio session.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 — 12:00 to 18:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
The Biomedical Seminar Series lecture is presented by Douglas R. Seals,  Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.   Please contact Richard Hughson (hughson@uwaterloo.ca) if you wish to meet with Dr.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

This is a time to drop by EV1 317 to ask questions about the use of LEARN (version 10. 1). Two CTE Faculty liaisons will be available to answer your questions and help you determine the best way to organize your course content and set up learning activities.  If you are new to LEARN, consider taking a “Getting Started in LEARN” session before attending a drop-in. Please bring your own laptop to work on. There is no need to register for this session – first come, first served.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

The Wednesday Night Discussion Group (WNDG) has provided a safe and
confidential space for discussing sexual orientation and gender identity on
the University of Waterloo campus for four decades!

Need support? Have questions? Looking to socialize and meet new people? Come join members of the local rainbow community for an evening of engaging discussion.

Visit our webpage for details on the evening's topic of conversation.

Thursday, September 12, 2013 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This two hour hands-on workshop will introduce TAs to Desire2Learn (D2L), our course management system known as LEARN. By the end of this session TAs will: be able to use the D2L environment to communicate with students; have basic knowledge of the tools available within D2L (e.g., discussion forums, drop boxes, quizzes); enter grades. TAs should be enrolled in the course they will be working in with the appropriate permissions, and should know the sorts of tasks that they will be asked to complete in that course to make best use of their time in the session.

Thursday, September 12, 2013 — 10:15 to 11:45 AM to 11:45 AM EDT

Are you thinking about graduate studies next fall?
Do you 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 12, 2013 — 11:30 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Are you interested in pursuing a Master's or Doctoral (PhD) degree? Come learn about graduate studies at University of Waterloo!

Stop by and ask about:

Thursday, September 12, 2013 — 12:00 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

These sessions are like ‘office hours’ and are held in EV1-317. No need to register; just show up to ask questions you may have about LEARN’s ePortfolio. Please note these are not intended to be Introductory Workshop sessions. If you have not used LEARN’s ePortfolio, please consider attending the Hands-on Introduction:Using LEARN’s ePortfolio session.

 
Thursday, September 12, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

*Note-revised start time from 2:00 to 2:30pm

Are you thinking about graduate studies next fall?
Do you 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 12, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

This two hour hands-on workshop will introduce you to Desire2learn (D2L), our course management system for presenting course activities and resources in on-campus and fully online courses. By the end of this session you will: be able to use the D2L environment to communicate with your students; make decisions around the most effective way to organize content in your course; have basic knowledge of the tools available within D2L and the ability to use these tools effectively. Please bring your own laptop to this session.

Thursday, September 12, 2013 — 5:00 PM to Saturday, October 26, 2013 — 5:00 PM EDT to Sat, 10/26/2013 - 17:00
The University of Waterloo Art Gallery launches Season Four with the exhibitions "When Things Collide" by Derrick Piens and "HEAVY: Black Paintings" by Nicole Collins. Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 12:00-5:00 p.m. or by appointment. Exhibitions and events are free and open to both the campus community and general public.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 — 7:00 PM EDT
If you play an orchestral instrument, come and join orchestra@uwaterloo for an open rehearsal. All are welcome!  

The group will read some of Brahms' Symphony No. 1.  Please register ahead of time at http://www.orchestra.uwaterloo.ca/prospective
Friday, September 13, 2013 — 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.

Friday, September 13, 2013 — 12:00 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

This is a time to drop by EV1 317 to ask questions about the use of LEARN (version 10. 1). Two CTE Faculty liaisons will be available to answer your questions and help you determine the best way to organize your course content and set up learning activities.  If you are new to LEARN, consider taking a “Getting Started in LEARN” session before attending a drop-in. Please bring your own laptop to work on. There is no need to register for this session – first come, first served.

Friday, September 13, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Are you thinking about graduate studies next fall?
Do you 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.

Friday, September 13, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Are you interested in pursuing a Master's or Doctoral (PhD) degree? Come learn about graduate studies at University of Waterloo!

Stop by and ask about:

Friday, September 13, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
First talk from the series "Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship" - What is the difference between inventions and innovations? What are their characteristics? Which one is suitable for commercialization?  
Saturday, September 14, 2013 — 7:00 PM EDT

Join us for an evening of conversation and readings by Kerry Fast, Rachel Epp Buller, and Magdalene Redekop. 

Saturday, September 14, 2013 — 7:00 PM EDT
The Waterloo Warriors are commencing their season with a trip up to the Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment in Huntsville.   Join the Warriors as they take on the Nipissing Lakers at Huntsville's Don Lough arena. The men will be conducting clinics for local athletes all day Saturday, September 14th.   Come take in the Shades of Autumn Antique, Classic and Custom Car Show on Huntsville's Main St. and then head to the Game!  
Monday, September 16, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Make smart use of your time: better searching can lead to better marks. Learn to construct searches that provide the information you need, rather than a million useless hits. In this hands-on session learn advanced techniques to locate books, journal articles, and web resources.

Monday, September 16, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

On-line quizzes have many uses ranging from providing an incentive to your students to prepare in advance for class to testing students' understanding of course concepts throughout the term or on midterm and final exams. In this hands-on session we will explore the Quiz tool available in LEARN. Participants will have the opportunity to create a quiz and explore the tool's grading options. Please bring your own laptop to this session.

Monday, September 16, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This is a time to drop by EV1 317 to ask questions about the use of LEARN (version 10. 1). Two CTE Faculty liaisons will be available to answer your questions and help you determine the best way to organize your course content and set up learning activities.  If you are new to LEARN, consider taking a “Getting Started in LEARN” session before attending a drop-in. Please bring your own laptop to work on. There is no need to register for this session – first come, first served.

Monday, September 16, 2013 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

Bangladesh Cultural Society at Kitchener-Waterloo is arranging the first
event of their ‘Speaker Series’ program. The speakers for the up-coming
event are Ms. Valerie Ann Taylor and Ms. Carolyn Scott who will be sharing their experiences to enlighten the audiences of their work with the Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP).

Monday, September 16, 2013 — 7:00 PM EDT
Waterloo crest
Dr. Abraham (Avi) Loeb Frank B. Baird, Jr. Professor of Science at Harvard University
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

The first Water Institute Seminar for 2013-14 will be delivered by Dr.
Philippe Vidon, State University of New York - College of Environmental
Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF).

His seminar is titled: Multi-contaminant dynamics in riparian zones in the US Midwest: Driving variables, pollution trade-offs, and implications for water and air quality management?

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
To register for this workshop, please visit the Student Success Office website. Managing your money and finances is not always as simple as it may seem. Learning about your spending and saving can significantly reduce your stress and anxiety, allowing you to live a more balanced lifestyle. In this workshop you will learn the basics of budgeting as well as tips on how to control your impulse spending and better manage your money.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Professor Sarbajit Banerjee of the University of Buffalo will deliver a lecture titled "Adventures in Metal Oxide Nanomaterials and Graphene: Design and Device Integration."
This lecture is free and open to the public. 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

Are you thinking about graduate studies next fall?
Do you 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.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 — 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

These sessions are like ‘office hours’ and are held in EV1-317. No need to register; just show up to ask questions you may have about LEARN’s ePortfolio. Please note these are not intended to be Introductory Workshop sessions. If you have not used LEARN’s ePortfolio, please consider attending the Hands-on Introduction:Using LEARN’s ePortfolio session.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Are you interested in pursuing a Master's or Doctoral (PhD) degree? Come learn about graduate studies at University of Waterloo!

Stop by and ask about:

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

This two hour hands-on workshop will introduce TAs to Desire2Learn (D2L), our course management system known as LEARN. By the end of this session TAs will: be able to use the D2L environment to communicate with students; have basic knowledge of the tools available within D2L (e.g., discussion forums, drop boxes, quizzes); enter grades. TAs should be enrolled in the course they will be working in with the appropriate permissions, and should know the sorts of tasks that they will be asked to complete in that course to make best use of their time in the session.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Are you thinking about graduate studies next fall?
Do you 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.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
To register for this workshop, please visit the Student Success Office website. Are you tired of trying new time management strategies at the beginning of the term, just to find by week three you have fallen back into your old habits? You are in luck, this workshop is for you. We will discuss how to break your old habits, how you may be sabotaging your time management efforts, realistic time management strategies and how to maintain them throughout your entire semester.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

The Wednesday Night Discussion Group (WNDG) has provided a safe and
confidential space for discussing sexual orientation and gender identity on
the University of Waterloo campus for four decades!

Need support? Have questions? Looking to socialize and meet new people? Come join members of the local rainbow community for an evening of engaging discussion.

Visit our webpage for details on the evening's topic of conversation.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 — 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Waterloo Cases in Design Engineering (WCDE) will offer a workshop on the use of engineering case studies in undergraduate teaching. This workshop is motivated by the interest that many faculty members from various departments have had in learning more about using case studies effectively. Please contact deffa@uwaterloo.ca or cheryl.pearce@uwaterloo.ca if you plan on attending. 
Thursday, September 19, 2013 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This is a time to drop by EV1 317 to ask questions about the use of LEARN (version 10. 1). Two CTE Faculty liaisons will be available to answer your questions and help you determine the best way to organize your course content and set up learning activities.  If you are new to LEARN, consider taking a “Getting Started in LEARN” session before attending a drop-in. Please bring your own laptop to work on. There is no need to register for this session – first come, first served.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

These sessions are like ‘office hours’ and are held in EV1-317. No need to register; just show up to ask questions you may have about LEARN’s ePortfolio. Please note these are not intended to be Introductory Workshop sessions. If you have not used LEARN’s ePortfolio, please consider attending the Hands-on Introduction:Using LEARN’s ePortfolio session.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 — 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.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
The Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology (CBB) will be hosting a kick-off event on Thursday September 19, 2013 for National Biotechnology Week which runs September 20-27.  CBB will be highlighting and increasing the awareness of work that is being conducted in the biotech area through faculty lectures and presentations showcasing graduate student work.   For faculty and graduate students who are interested in presenting, we ask that you register for the event, and submit a 100 word abstract on your work to 
Thursday, September 19, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
To register for this workshop, please visit the Student Success Office website. Knowing effective strategies to organize information presented in lectures and textbooks will improve concentration, increase recall and save time.  In this workshop you’ll explore several note-taking and reading strategies. In addition you will identify your own note-taking style, practice the SQ3R reading technique, and learn about the role effective listening plays in your success.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 — 2:45 PM to 4:15 PM EDT

Are you thinking about graduate studies next fall?
Do you 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 19, 2013 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Are you interested in pursuing a Master's or Doctoral (PhD) degree? Come learn about graduate studies at University of Waterloo!

Stop by and ask about:

Master's and PhD programs available admission requirements research opportunities scholarship and award options

Refreshments will be served. No need to register.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 — 8:00 PM EDT
 Margaret MacMillan in a chair

Historian Margaret MacMillan will be presenting this year's Hagey Lecture, entitled "Choice or Accident: The Outbreak of World War One", in the Humanities Theatre, Hagey Lecture Hall.

Friday, September 20, 2013 — 12:00 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

This is a time to drop by EV1 317 to ask questions about the use of LEARN (version 10. 1). Two CTE Faculty liaisons will be available to answer your questions and help you determine the best way to organize your course content and set up learning activities.  If you are new to LEARN, consider taking a “Getting Started in LEARN” session before attending a drop-in. Please bring your own laptop to work on. There is no need to register for this session – first come, first served.

Friday, September 20, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Speaker: John McLevey, Centre for Knowledge Integration

The relationships between think tanks and their funders are central to theory and public discourse about the politics of policy knowledge, yet very little research systematically examines these relationships across cases.

In this talk, I use original data on funding for 30 think tanks from 2000 to
2011 to evaluate assumptions from elite, pluralist, and field theories. I

Friday, September 20, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Talk Title:

​"Warehouse-scale Computers: Opportunities but Challenges"
 
​Talk Abstract:
Web-service companies such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Yahoo, and Apple spend hundreds of millions of dollars to construct and operate Warehouse-scale Computers (WSC) which provide popular web-services such as search, social networking, webmail, video streaming, enterprise management tools, online maps, automatic translation, and online courses.

Friday, September 20, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
The second talk from the series "Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship" - How are startups created? What are the most important steps in creating a startup? What are the most common mistakes, challenges and obstacles?  
Saturday, September 21, 2013 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT

Families are invited to visit their student on September 21 during Fall Family Day. Register now and look forward to spending a day on campus with your family This is a free event.

Saturday, September 21, 2013 — 10:00 to 17:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

Doors Open Waterloo Region

FREE heritage and architecture tour. 

Discover the secret places of Waterloo Region, including several University of Waterloo sites!

Free admission, children's activities, music, drama presentations, walking
tours and other special events.

Pick up our 2013 map & guide at libraries, museums and tourism offices across Waterloo Region from July to September, or in the Waterloo Region Record on Saturday, September 14. 

Saturday, September 21, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Scientists explain physics by telling stories: “When you shoot an arrow where does it land?” But the stories to explain quantum physics tend to sound like ghost stories: “A particle takes two paths at the same time; spooky action at a distance changes the state of a distant object instantly.”  

Professor David Cory will explore how we can tell stories about the quantum world even when it seems out of this world and describe some ways that quantum devices are going to change the world.

Monday, September 23, 2013 — 12:00 PM to Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 4:00 PM EDT to Thu, 10/10/2013 - 16:00
Come learn more about Study Abroad opportunities and how you can earn a Global Experience Certificate, as well as volunteering and exploring Peru!   Information sessions will be held on the following days: Monday, September 23 from 12-1pm Wednesday, September 25 from 12-1pm Friday, September 27 from 12-1pm Monday, September 30 from 3-4pm Wednesday, October 2 from 3-4pm Friday, October 4 from 1:30-2:30pm Tuesday, October 8 from 3-4pm Wednesday, October 9 from 12-1pm Thu
Monday, September 23, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

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.

Monday, September 23, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
The BSW Infomation Session will cover: - Admission requirements - Admission process - BSW Academic and Field Education Program
Monday, September 23, 2013 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
To register for this workshop, please visit the Student Success Office website. Managing your money and finances is not always as simple as it may seem. Learning about your spending and saving can significantly reduce your stress and anxiety, allowing you to live a more balanced lifestyle. In this workshop you will learn the basics of budgeting as well as tips on how to control your impulse spending and better manage your money.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 — 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

This two hour hands-on workshop will introduce TAs to Desire2Learn (D2L), our course management system known as LEARN. By the end of this session TAs will: be able to use the D2L environment to communicate with students; have basic knowledge of the tools available within D2L (e.g., discussion forums, drop boxes, quizzes); enter grades. TAs should be enrolled in the course they will be working in with the appropriate permissions, and should know the sorts of tasks that they will be asked to complete in that course to make best use of their time in the session.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 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 24, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
To register for this workshop, please visit the Student Success Office website. Are you tired of trying new time management strategies at the beginning of the term, just to find by week three you have fallen back into your old habits? You are in luck, this workshop is for you. We will discuss how to break your old habits, how you may be sabotaging your time management efforts, realistic time management strategies and how to maintain them throughout your entire semester.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Pat Hanrahan from Stanford University presents, "People, Data and Analysis".   
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 — 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EDT

These sessions are like ‘office hours’ and are held in EV1-317. No need to register; just show up to ask questions you may have about LEARN’s ePortfolio. Please note these are not intended to be Introductory Workshop sessions. If you have not used LEARN’s ePortfolio, please consider attending the Hands-on Introduction:Using LEARN’s ePortfolio session.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Hear briefly from the Office of Academic Integrity about why you need to reference your sources. Then learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles from a Liaison Librarian using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all Waterloo students, faculty, and staff.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

The session is intended for instructors who have mastered the fundamentals of the LEARN environment and are looking for  ways to expedite tasks such as  marking quizzes, adding and editing course content, automating grade entry through rubrics and tool associations, keeping track of attendance and  at-a-glance release of course components.  Homepage tips and tricks will also be examined. Please bring your own laptop to this session.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 — 10:00 to 15:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT
The annual Career Fair, jointly organized by uWaterloo, Conestoga College, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Guelph is largest of its kind in Canada. The focus of Career Fair is on full-time career opportunities for students following graduation and for alumni.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Professor Kelly Anthony, teaching Fellow, Applied Health Sciences, UWaterloo   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 a Waterloo or Wilfrid Laurier university professor.  Pre-registration is not required to participate and there is no charge to attend.  
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
To register for this workshop, please visit the Student Success Office website. Knowing effective strategies to organize information presented in lectures and textbooks will improve concentration, increase recall and save time.  In this workshop you’ll explore several note-taking and reading strategies. In addition you will identify your own note-taking style, practice the SQ3R reading technique, and learn about the role effective listening plays in your success.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

The Wednesday Night Discussion Group (WNDG) has provided a safe and
confidential space for discussing sexual orientation and gender identity on
the University of Waterloo campus for four decades!

Need support? Have questions? Looking to socialize and meet new people? Come join members of the local rainbow community for an evening of engaging discussion.

Visit our webpage for details on the evening's topic of conversation.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
To register for this workshop, please visit the Student Success Office website.  Managing your money and finances is not always as simple as it may seem. Learning about your spending and saving can significantly reduce your stress and anxiety, allowing you to live a more balanced lifestyle. In this workshop you will learn the basics of budgeting as well as tips on how to control your impulse spending and better manage your money.
Friday, September 27, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

In Spring 2013, Bachelor of Knowledge Integration students capped off their second year with a field trip to Barcelona to study museums. Now they're sharing their reflections with the Knowledge Integration community.

This seminar will also include a short presentation from the Waterloo
International Office about the Global Experience Certificate.

Friday, September 27, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Robert Stainton
University of Western Ontario

Non-Sentences Strike Back: Revisiting Logical Form and the Vernacular

Friday, September 27, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
The third talk from the series "Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship" - The significant components of a good business plan, and the complex relationship between the entrepreneurs and investors.  
Saturday, September 28, 2013 — 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM EDT

Reunion 2013 plans are well under way and it will be here before you
know it.

Find out what events are in the works for you by selecting a faculty
or college or all alumni for events open to everyone.

Check back regularly as more details become available.

All Alumni

Applied Health Sciences

Arts

Saturday, September 28, 2013 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

The Applied Health Sciences 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!

For details see AHS Fun Run 2013.

Saturday, September 28, 2013 — 11:00 to 11:00 AM EDT

Be a special VIP at Reunion as the Waterloo Warriors football team takes on the Guelph Gryphons. Get your tickets today for VIP access to the Alumni Tent that will feature beer sampling from Grand River Brewery, lunch from West of Seoul food truck and live entertainment.

Tickets: $15.00, tax included.

Saturday, September 28, 2013 — 11:00 to 14:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Join Renison University College in celebrating and experiencing the vibrant cultures of China, Japan and Korea with live performances and demonstrations, music, food, and educational and interactive booths.  

Free admission. Fun for the whole family.

Games and activities will also be available with events to entertain all ages! 

A raffle will be held with some amazing prizes to be won.

Raffle prizes, activities and performance details coming soon.

Saturday, September 28, 2013 — 12:00 to 17:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
There's lots going on: Craft and food vendors, traditional storytelling, Indigenous artists, film screenings, demonstrations, and much more! Everyone's welcome to this free event.   Doors open at 10 am Grand entry at noon Closing ceremony at 5 pm

The Pow Wow will take place rain or shine.

Hosted by the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre (WAEC) at St. Paul's University College

Monday, September 30, 2013 — 11:00 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Check out the Services Fair to learn about the important services available to you on campus. They can help you make the most of your time at Waterloo.   Learn about the great services uWaterloo has to offer and you have a chance to win a prize!
Monday, September 30, 2013 — 11:00 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Check out the Services Fair to learn about the important services available to you on campus. They can help you make the most of your time at Waterloo.

Learn about the great services uWaterloo has to offer and you have a chance to win a prize!

Monday, September 30, 2013 — 1:00 PM EDT
Dr. Harry Zheng, Mathematical Finance Section, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College, London, presents a keynote presentation as part of WatRISQ entitled, “Smooth Optimal Value Function with Applications”. Dr. Zheng’s Research includes Stochastic Control and Optimization, Financial Mathematics.
Monday, September 30, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Please join the School of Computer Science for an information on fourth-year and optional third-year courses.
The session will cover the following topics: 
  Differences among courses explained Advice on preparation for upper-year specialization (e.g. what courses to choose to prepare for graphics, AI, etc.) Refreshments will be provided
Monday, September 30, 2013 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
To register for this workshop, please visit the Student Success Office website. Knowing effective strategies to organize information presented in lectures and textbooks will improve concentration, increase recall and save time.  In this workshop you’ll explore several note-taking and reading strategies. In addition you will identify your own note-taking style, practice the SQ3R reading technique, and learn about the role effective listening plays in your success.

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