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Friday, April 25, 2014 — 9:00 AM to Monday, June 2, 2014 — 3:30 PM EDT to Mon, 06/02/2014 - 15:30

We are now registering students, faculty and staff for a variety of workshops hosted by Counselling and Psychological Services. These workshops range from stress reduction and relapse prevention to attaining helpful skills in time management.

Visit the counselling services website for details.

Thursday, May 1, 2014 — 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

Research Symposium 2014 showcases the breadth of Waterloo’s water research and provides an opportunity for organizations and individuals to interact with researchers and students.

Thursday, May 1, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Chemical Engineering Seminar - “Developments in Energy Storage Technologies from Hydrogen and Hydrogen Isotopes Management at AECL” by Sellathurai (Sam) Suppiah, Ph.D., PEng, Manager of the Hydrogen Isotopes Technology Branch, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited

Thursday, May 1, 2014 — 4:00 PM EDT

Dr. Peter Gleick, President and Co-founder, Pacific Institute, will deliver the Water Institute 2014 Distinguished Lecture: "The Past, Present and Future of the World's Water".

Thursday, May 1, 2014 — 5:00 PM to Saturday, May 17, 2014 — 5:00 PM EDT to Sat, 05/17/2014 - 17:00

The Department of Fine Arts and the University of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG) present MFA THESIS 2 featuring the exhibitions "Something is Missing" by Srdjan Segan in Gallery One and "should one react against the laziness of railway tracks between the passage of two trains" by Ian McMurrich in Gallery Two.

Please join us for the opening reception on Thursday, May 1 from 5:00-8:00 pm.

Friday, May 2, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Join us as we celebrate the official opening of our new child care facility at the University of Waterloo.

The University of Waterloo, the Bright Starts Board of Directors and Executive Director, Stacey Reid, are pleased to announce the opening of the Bright Starts Cooperative Early Leaning Centre.

Sunday, May 4, 2014 — 10:00 AM to Friday, May 9, 2014 — 10:00 PM EDT to Fri, 05/09/2014 - 22:00

Orientation is an opportunity for the University of Waterloo to officially welcome new students and showcase our faculties, residences, affiliated institutions, support services and people.

Spring Orientation is a week-long program designed to introduce new students to all aspects of University life.

Join us as we share our campus experience and foster pride and connection to the University of Waterloo community.

 
Monday, May 5, 2014 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

On Thursday, May 8th, 2014, 3-4pm in QNC 1501, Dr Hicham Fenniri of Northeastern University, US, will deliver a seminar entitled: "Engineering Biomedical Function in Supramolecular Nanomaterial: A Chemist's Perspective".

This seminar is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and discuss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers and across disciplines.

Every Tuesday, 12:30-1:30pm, in the QNC 1501 seminar room, two students will each give a 20 minute talk, followed by a 10 minute discussion on each presentation.

This seminar is free and open to the public. Please note, there will be no session on May 20 due to the Victoria Day holiday. 

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 — 4:00 PM EDT

WatRISQ Seminar called "Multi-period Mean Variance Asset Allocation: Is it Bad to Win the Lottery?"

Presenter: Prof. Peter Forsyth

Speaker: Peter Forsyth, Professor, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science University of Waterloo, Ontario

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, ALL - ENG faculty, MATH - Computer Science

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ENG - Computer

Big Viking Games is Canada's leading social and mobile game development studio. Headquartered in London, Ontario with a secondary studio in Toronto, our team of developers, artists and game designers are industry specialists who embrace the challenges of HTML5 mobile and social game development.

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty, CA - Chartered Accounting, ALL - ARTS faculty

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 — 3:30 PM EDT

Harm from Wind Turbines, What has been known for Decades. A review of research on the effects of Low Frequency/Infrasound on people and animals.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty

Noom creates fun and easy-to-use mobile apps that provide intelligent nutrition and exercise coaching. Our apps also provide users with recipes, weight loss tips, and the latest in health and fitness.

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Pure Mathematics, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechanical

Attendance:       26

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 — 9:00 PM EDT

The Observatory is open for public tours usually on the first Wednesday of each month, offering a chance to look through the university's telescope. This will be preceded by a short talk on astronomy (around 30 minutes) plus an opportunity to ask questions, followed by a tour of the dome.

Thursday, May 8, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ENG - Nanotechnology, ALL - ENG faculty

Ready to grow wildly fast? SpinPunch is a Y Combinator startup founded by Waterloo and Stanford alum. We make infrastructure for next generation video games, and co-ops play a pivotal role in producing real-time strategy titles for millions of players in over 80 countries.

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Thursday, May 8, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
The current job market requires an assertive approach to finding work.  Increase your chance of success by practising key communication  strategies.   NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop called Work Search.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

The Department of Chemical Engineering presents a seminar by Byungchan Han, Ph.D., Professor of the Department of Energy Systems Engineering, DGIST, Korea (Republic of).

Entitled “First Principles Screening of High Functional Catalysts Towards Oxygen Reduction Reactions for Designing of Efficient Renewable Energy Devices”.

Thursday, May 8, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Pure Mathematics, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Computer

Tech Talk:

Building Top Grossing Mobile Games A Talk By Eric Diep, uWaterloo Alumnus + ATA Co-Founder Co-op Life At A Thinking Ape A Talk By Daniyal Khan uWaterloo CS Student + Former ATA Co-op

Pizza & Swag will be provided

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Thursday, May 8, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Friday, May 9, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
For Co-op and Graduating Students - ALL - ENG faculty The Unconventional Venture Capitalist
Co-op & Career Opportunities with
The Social + Capital Partnership portfolio of companies
Friday, May 9, 2014
E5 - Sedra Student Design Centre
11:30 am Networking Lunch
11:50 am Tech Talk by Chamath Palihapitiya
12:30 pm Q & A Session
1:00 pm Networking Continues
Friday, May 9, 2014 — 12:00 to 12:00 PM EDT
Cracked: New Light on Dementia is an innovative research-based theatre production that casts a critical light on society’s one-dimensional view of dementia as an unmitigated tragedy.
Saturday, May 10, 2014 — 4:00 PM EDT

The play raises questions about the predominant discourse of loss that defines current conceptions of dementia, and the dehumanizing care practices that still prevail in institutional care settings.

Sunday, May 11, 2014 — 8:30 AM to Thursday, May 15, 2014 — 8:00 PM EDT to Thu, 05/15/2014 - 20:00
Waterloo Unlimited is a unique transdisciplinary high school enrichment program for high school students from across Canada at the University of Waterloo.   It's not quite like anything you've ever done before. It's about challenging the borders of scholarship and developing higher-order skills: communication, analysis, synthesis, initiative, curiosity, responsibility, leadership, teamwork and creativity. It's about open-ended learning. It's about you, and your love of learning.
Monday, May 12, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty

Monday, May 12, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Join us in person or via webcast for a special series of Mini Town Halls to learn what it will take to move Waterloo’s eight strategic priorities from paper to practice.

Hosted by Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor of University of Waterloo, each town hall offers the opportunity to:

Monday, May 12, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

The goal of two-party cryptography is to enable Alice and Bob to solve tasks in cooperation even if they do not trust each other. Examples of such tasks include bit commitment, coin flipping and oblivious transfer. Unfortunately, it has been shown that even using quantum communication, none of these tasks can be implemented when the adversary is completely general.

Monday, May 12, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty

What better way to get into the game industry than by working as an EA intern or co-op? EA offers paid internships or co-op positions (pay ranges vary depending on location, experience and skills), so you can actually get paid for working on game. We will also include your name in the game credits - how cool is that? Better yet, an EA internship or co-op just might lead to a career with EA after your graduation.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Planning your career and identifying your skills don’t have to be  overwhelming processes. Get some simple and practical tips that  you can implement now to begin preparing for your academic or  non-academic career.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Management, ENG - Computer

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and discuss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers and across disciplines.

Every Tuesday, 12:30-1:30pm, in the QNC 1501 seminar room, two students will each give a 20 minute talk, followed by a 10 minute discussion on each presentation.

This seminar is free and open to the public. Please note, there will be no session on May 20 due to the Victoria Day holiday. 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ENG - Software

Please join Lillian Ma, Product Quality Engineer at Palantir Technologies. Lillian will be discussing what makes Quality Engineering at Palantir unique - the diversity of responsibilities, ranging from deep server-side infrastructure to on-site client product analysis. Come see the kind of impact that you can bring across a wide range of teams and products. Enter our raffle to win a prize!

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 — 11:00 to 14:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Learn more about UWaterloo services and how you can get involved on campus.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 — 11:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Seminar by Benoît H. Lessard, PhD, B.ENG, M.ENG, NSERC Banting Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Toronto Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, entitled Controlling Microstructure: From the Synthesis of Novel Smart Polymers to the Crystal Engineering of Phthalocyanines for use in Organic Electronics.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Interested in a career in academia or research? This workshop will show  you how to prepare an effective curriculum vitae and cover letter.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Professor Art Owen from Stanford University will be giving the inaugural David Sprott Distinguished Lecture entitled 'Empirical Likelihood'.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Come learn about the Project Management (PM) field from Christopher  D’Souza, a member of Project Management International (PMI), Principal  Consultant at management consulting firm Seventh Line, and Adjunct  Professor at the Keller Graduate School of Business. He’ll provide  an overview of the PM field and the credentialing body PMI, as well as  offer an in-depth look at the value of transferable skills in this exciting  field of work.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG – Computer

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ALL - MATH faculty, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, ALL - ENG faculty

Like solving engineering and product challenges? Does the idea of working in a lean, start-up oriented team within the finance space sound interesting? Do you like pushing yourself on full-stack bleeding edge technology? Join DBRS Global Technology at our info session to find out more!

www.facebook.com/DBRSGlobalTechnology

Thursday, May 15, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Learn what to consider when applying to professional programs.  Topics include: GPA, prerequisites, admission tests and exam scores,  funding, research, volunteer/work experience, personal statements,  and reference letters
Thursday, May 15, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Join the warriors band weekly practice! The Spring term is here and the band is looking for new players!

Do you play an instrument? Are you looking for a way to get involved on campus? Join the Warriors band weekly practice!

Some instruments are provided

Thursday, May 15, 2014 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation (WICI) presents Open Source Ecology: Towards the Open Source Economy by Marcin Jakubowski.

Marcin Jakubowski is the founder of Open Source Ecology, an open collaborative of engineers, producers, and builders developing the Global Village Construction Set (GVCS).

Thursday, May 15, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - SCI - Physics, MATH - Statistics, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Friday, May 16, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ENG – Computer

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 — 9:00 AM EDT

The Waterloo-Bordeaux Path to Partnership, a collaborative effort between the University of Waterloo and University of Bordeaux, examines future collaborations in education, research and innovation. 

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 — 10:00 to 16:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Opportunities in France presentation sessions:

Session 1: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Session 2: 3:30 - 4:30pm

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

Using state-of-the-art technology, we develop and deploy model-driven trading strategies. We value depth and expertise, encourage intellectual curiosity and seek constant innovation. We are a passionate community of tech geeks, science fiction fans, LOTR aficionados, musicians, athletes and foodies. Come talk to us!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG – Computer

We are a global quantitative investment manager. TECHNOLOGY IS IN OUR DNA. Using state-of-the-art technology, we develop and deploy model-driven trading strategies. We value depth and expertise, encourage intellectual curiousity and seek constant innovation. We are a passionate community of tech geeks, science fiction fans, LOTR aficionados, musicians, athletes and foodies. Come talk to us!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Come on out to the Alpha Kickoff for the Sping 2014 term! Join Velocity Director, Mike Kirkup, and four young entrepreneurs for a panel discussion focused on "Why Startup Now?". Our guest speakers are:

Ashish Bidadi, Founder at Palette Rahul Kulkarni, Co-Founder at TrendRadius Henry Shi, Co-Founder and CTO at uMentioned and Ryan Denomme, Founder and CEO of Nociya Lifesciences

The first 100 people to attend the Alpha Kickoff get a free boxed lunch, so come on out to catch the action!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and discuss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers and across disciplines.

Every Tuesday, 12:30-1:30pm, in the QNC 1501 seminar room, two students will each give a 20 minute talk, followed by a 10 minute discussion on each presentation.

This seminar is free and open to the public. Please note, there will be no session on May 20 due to the Victoria Day holiday. 

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Attend this session to find out how your interests relate to specific career  opportunities.   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 Strong  Interest Inventory online. The online assessment must be completed at  least 2 business days prior to the workshop.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty, ARTS - Arts & Business, ALL - SCI faculty, MATH - Business Administration

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 — 7:30 PM EDT

Violinist Elena Denisova and her husband, pianist Alexei Kornienko were some of the musicians selected by the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to perform a commemoration concert internationally. They are superb artists who commissioned their colleagues Dieter Kaufmann and Maximilian Kreuz to compose some pieces for them. This concert coincides with a commemoration exhibit about Bertha von Suttner, entitled “A Life for Peace” in the Grebel Gallery.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

Symphony Commerce integrates the entire commerce infrastructure. Our proprietary technology platform spans web store, inventory management, fulfillment, shipping, customer service, and analytics from a single client portal. Our technology is continuously learning, so our clients can make more intelligent business decisions for marketing, merchandising, and retention. Join us and learn about the exciting projects awaiting you here in San Francisco!

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:20 AM to 12:20 PM EDT
Learn how to improve your performance in the job interview by viewing  and discussing taped excerpts of actual interviews.   NOTE: There workshop Interview Skills is a prerequisite for this workshop. 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 — 11:00 AM to Thursday, July 17, 2014 — 8:00 PM EDT to Thu, 07/17/2014 - 20:00

Organizational & Human Development offers a broad based experiential Student Leadership Certificate Program available to any current student (undergraduate and graduate) at the University of Waterloo.

The Student Leadership Program has been designed to encourage all students to participate regardless of whether they are in a leadership role.  The intent of these offerings is to explore and enhance Waterloo's student's leadership capabilities, and to help students gain knowledge and develop skills in leadership on campus and within the community.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechanical, ENG – Computer

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014May

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 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.

Register for this workshop

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - SCI - Science & Business, MATH - Actuarial Science, ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty, ALL - ARTS faculty

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014May

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

Dr. Yasmin Saikia is the Hardt-Nickachos Chair in Peace Studies and Professor of History at the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict at Arizona State University. Her recent book Women, War and the Making of Bangladesh: Remembering 1971 (2011) has won numerous awards and been the subject of an international speaking tour.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Mathematical Finance, MATH - Mathematical Economics, MATH - Math & Business, MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Business Administration, MATH - Actuarial Science, CA - Chartered Accounting, CA - Accounting, ARTS - Financial Management

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG – Computer

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014May

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG – Computer

Thursday, May 22, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG – Computer

Desire2Learn is helping to transform the way the world learns! We require the best of the best to help us design and deliver on our upcoming products. If you are looking for a chance to truly have an impact on a learning system used by over 10 million people worldwide (including University of Waterloo), visit our Networking Session to find out where you fit into our growth!

Thursday, May 22, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG – Electrical

Thursday, May 22, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Dr. Eric Prouzet, Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Waterloo and Co-Founder of Prodal-G Inc.

Energy is everywhere in our daily life, however fossil resources are limited and therefore to conserve these resources and obtain a more sustainable way of life, there needs to be a smooth transition. For example, our fossil fuel-based production of energy consumes carbon-based molecules and releases carbon dioxide.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, ALL - ENG faculty

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014May

Thursday, May 22, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Every career path is different. That's why we help you design your own. We'll provide the training, coaching and experiences that allow you to build relationships and take advantage of career opportunities. You decide what happens next - at PwC or beyond.

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014May

Thursday, May 22, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Join the warriors band weekly practice! The Spring term is here and the band is looking for new players!

Do you play an instrument? Are you looking for a way to get involved on campus? Join the Warriors band weekly practice!

Some instruments are provided

Thursday, May 22, 2014 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Join us for an exclusive screening of Startup Community, an outstanding new documentary highlighting Waterloo Region as one of the most innovative regions in the world. 

Thursday, May 22, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - MATH - Pure Mathematics, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG – Computer

Relay is a Toronto-based startup founded by uWaterloo graduates and ex-Google/Amazon engineers. We're building a mobile messaging app that makes it easy for you to share fun, visual entertainment. There's plenty of hard problems to solve and lots of fun to be had! Join us to find out more about Relay, working at a startup and opportunities available for co-ops and new graduates.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Join Velocity Alpha and guest speaker Tom Price for a workshop on: Idea Generation: a crash course in the fundamentals of creative thinking.

Pizza will be served at 7:15 pm - registering for this event ensures you get a slice.

Hope to see you all there!

Friday, May 23, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechanical, ENG – Electrical

Monday, May 26, 2014 — 9:00 AM to Friday, June 6, 2014 — 9:00 PM EDT to Fri, 06/06/2014 - 21:00

USEQIP is a two-week program on the theoretical and experimental study of quantum information aimed primarily at students completing their third undergraduate year. The lectures and experiments are geared toward students in engineering, physics, chemistry, mathematics and computer science.

Monday, May 26, 2014 — 11:00 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

In January, Waterloo librarians Tim Ireland and Laura Bredahl presented Master of Digital Experience Innovation (MDEI) students in Paul Doherty’s Project Management class with a challenge: What is information literacy, and how would you pass on information literacy to the next generation of students?

Monday, May 26, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Management, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Civil, ENG - Chemical

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014May

Monday, May 26, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Statistics, MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, MATH - Actuarial Science

We challenge ourselves every day. To innovate. To collaborate. To learn. It's how we stay at the leading edge of our profession. Solving complex problems requires rigorous thinkers and passionate innovators-which is why we're always searching the globe for the best minds in the industry. At Milliman, nothing can divert us from delivering the best possible results for our clients. Come join the driving force in the industry.

Monday, May 26, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - MATH - Computer Science, ALL - ENG faculty

Want to directly contribute to writing software used by world's biggest publishers, like Washington Post, the Globe & Mail, Conde Nast?

Come see what tools we use and what you can expect when you join Polar.

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014May

Monday, May 26, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ENG - Management, ENG - Computer, ENG - Civil

What makes Capital One such a great place to work? Our people! Learn more about us and see why we were chosen as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People.

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014May

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 1:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT
Proper etiquette is crucial to a successful job search and to your career.  This workshop covers dining etiquette as well as appropriate behaviour  at interviews, employer receptions, and other networking activities.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Two-session workshop: attend the first 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: Two-session workshop: attend the first 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 career
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 11:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Chemical engineering seminar "Design of a Continuous Process for HNBR Production & Design and Troubleshooting of Emulsion Polymerization of NBR" by Dr. Chandramouli Madhuranthakam, Lecturer, Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Come on out and help Velocity celebrate the official opening of the Velocity Science Lab!

Drop in for a quick tour, see what some of our Velocity Science startups are working on, and grab a boxed lunch.

Everyone is invited to come out!

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

EventMobi's platform helps events & conferences create their own mobile apps and provides them tools to manage their events more easily. With over 7 Million attendees, and 5000+ events across 40 countries, we are the leading event app platform in the world. Come and check out how we build out products with a small, focused, and talented engineering team and let us show you why EventMobi will be your best co-op term ever.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and discuss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers and across disciplines.

Every Tuesday, 12:30-1:30pm, in the QNC 1501 seminar room, two students will each give a 20 minute talk, followed by a 10 minute discussion on each presentation.

This seminar is free and open to the public. Please note, there will be no session on May 20 due to the Victoria Day holiday. 

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
During this two-session workshop, learn how to apply successful  networking strategies in your daily life in order to enhance your career  opportunities.   NOTE: The Work Search workshop is a prerequisite for this workshop.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics

Want to work on advanced information-retrieval algorithms, massive scalability infrastructure and storage solutions, and large-scale applications for users on web and mobile devices? LinkedIn is looking for co-ops who want to learn, grow and work with some of the brightest technical talent in the world. Come to our information session to learn more.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview. Here is your opportunity to practise and improve.   NOTE: The workshop Interview Skills is a prerequisite for this workshop. 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Civil, ENG - Architecture

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014May

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 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 UWaterloo students, faculty, and staff.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Beth Esenbergs, Business Advisor with the Waterloo Region Small Business  Centre, will explain best strategies and tips on how to successfully start  your own business. Bring your great ideas and questions!
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Hello W3'ers,

Don't forget to come out to the Grad House, Wednesday May, 28 to hear guest speaker Dr. Carla Fehr cover the topic " Could you be a feminist? Feminism 101, We look forward to seeing you all then.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

Can we trust our minds? Can we rely on it to investigate complex matters of human life? What are the differences between perception and conception? Should we observe to find answers or think and analyze?

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Arts & Business

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Join Velocity Alpha for a "What's Your Problem?" workshop with Larry Smith, economics professor at UW!

Don't miss Larry's workshop which will focus on showing students how to find and solve killer problems in their workplace.

Pizza will be served at 7:15 pm - registering for this event ensures you get a slice!

Hope to see you all there!

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014May

Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 10:00 to 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

On Thursday, May 29th, 2014, Dr .Zempachi Ogumi of Kyoto University, Japan, will deliver a seminar entitled; "In-situ Analysis of a Lithium-ion Battery Material LiCoO2 using X-ray Absroption Spectroscopy".

This seminar is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 10:00 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

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 library’s search tool, Primo.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 11:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Chemical Engineering Seminar by Nikolaos Anesiadis, PhD, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto, entitled "A Synthetic Biology Application for Bioprocesses Optimization"

Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Knowing your skills and abilities AND being able to clearly and confidently  convey them to employers is critical to your success in the employment  process. Learn how to identify and articulate your strengths and discover  potential areas of growth. You will also devise a plan to enhance these skills.
Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Business Administration, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014May

Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Join the warriors band weekly practice! The Spring term is here and the band is looking for new players!

Do you play an instrument? Are you looking for a way to get involved on campus? Join the Warriors band weekly practice!

Some instruments are provided

Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

Session is also targeted to: PhD, Masters, and Grad students.

Every day, people do amazing things at Apple. What will you do?

Join us at the Intern and Full-Time Networking Event for BS, MS, and PhD engineering students. Remember to bring copies of your resume.

Friday, May 30, 2014 — 11:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Chemical Engineering seminar; “Designing Novel Polyethylenes of Controlled Complex Chain Architectures by Palladium-Catalyzed Ethylene Polymerization” by Dr. Zhibin Ye, Bharti School of Engineering, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario.

Friday, May 30, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Computer

Saturday, May 31, 2014 (all day)

Registration for the 2014 race is now available.

The Faculty of Engineering’s Sedra Student Design Centre, in cooperation with Engineering Outreach (WE Connect) and the Waterloo Centre for Automotive Research (WatCAR) will be hosting the third annual High School EV Challenge on Saturday May 31, 2014.

Saturday, May 31, 2014 — 10:30 to 16:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

The 2014 Waterloo Electric Vehicle Challenge demands high school students design and build their own electric car. Teams will compete in both 12 and 24 volt race and will participate in a design contest to prove their engineering know-how. For information on starting a team, volunteering, and visiting the event, visit the event website.

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