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Monday, September 8, 2014 — 9:00 AM EDT to Sunday, January 18, 2015 — 1:00 AM EST to Sun, 01/18/2015 - 01:00

Art Exhibit by Ray Dirks

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 — 2:00 PM EDT to Friday, November 21, 2014 — 7:00 PM EST to Fri, 11/21/2014 - 19:00

Organizational & Human Development (OHD) offers 12 Workshops within the Student Leadership Certificate Program (SLP). To register for an SLP Workshop simply visit www.ohd.uwaterloo.ca/students and select one of the displayed dates and times listed for the current registration period; or log on to LEADS and view the Student Leadership Program Events page.

Monday, November 3, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
During this two-session workshop, learn how to apply successful  networking strategies to your daily life in order to enhance your career  opportunities.   NOTE: Work Search is a prerequisite for this workshop.    Please RSVP on the event web page, if you are planning on attending.
Monday, November 3, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Speaker panel: faculty members in attendance. Learn effective strategies  to prepare for your next academic interview and hear from professors  about what they look for in candidates.   Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Monday, November 3, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Dr. Lynn Hasher, UofT, one of the leading experts on the cognitive neuroscience of aging, will speak about Aging and the Regulation of Distraction.

Monday, November 3, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

For Graduating Students - ARTS - Accounting & Financial Management, MATH - Business Administration, MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management                                                   

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.

Monday, November 3, 2014 — 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST

Sir Michael Marmot has led research groups on health inequalities for over 35 years, and is widely seen as a leader in the study of the social determinants of health.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

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.

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM 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 may experience with  your supervisor.   Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 — 11:00 to 14:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST

Get ready to choose your major (and minor)! Learn more about every major and minor subject that Arts has to offer.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

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, starting Sept 9th through until Nov 25th, from 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.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST
The current job market requires an assertive approach to finding work.  Increase your chance of success by practising key communication  strategies.   NOTE: Work Search is a prerequisite for this workshop.    Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Graduating Students - MATH - Information Technology Management, 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=2014Nov

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 10:00 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

This session provides you with an overview of ODESI, the platform for searching and downloading Statistics Canada datasets made available through the Data Liberation Initiative (DLI). Basic knowledge of data analysis is presumed.

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to

use ODESI to locate and subset and/or download datasets, access and work with products available in Excel and B2020 format, and access survey documentation.

Register for this workshop.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Learn how to improve your performance in job interviews by viewing  and discussing recorded excerpts of actual interviews.   NOTE: Interview Skills is a prerequisite for this workshop.    Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EST

Delightful solo jazz piano music.  

Free admission.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Are you looking to temporarily visit, study, or work in the United States (U.S.)? 

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST
The current job market requires an assertive approach to finding work.  Increase your chance of success by learning relevant networking and  communication techniques.   Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 2:50 PM EST

How can you be sure that you’re using scholarly (academic) resources effectively? This 50 minute workshop guides you through the process of critically evaluating your sources (including articles, websites, and multimedia), and determining how credible they are for university level assignments.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Guest Speaker Howard Armitage, Founder of the The Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre will share information about a new minor/option in entrepreneurship.

The session will be followed by a Q&A and feedback sharing opportunity. 

Join us for a great social event with networking and refreshments.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

The Energy Council of Canada is a vehicle for strategic thinking, collaboration and dialogue by senior energy executives in the private and public sectors across the country. 

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Co-op and Graduating Students - 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=2014Nov

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
A panel of experienced co-op students shares tips on finding and  succeeding in your first co-op job.   Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EST

Join us for an evening of informal discussion with members of Waterloo Region's Rainbow Community.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

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.

http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014Nov

Thursday, November 6, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Bring your résumé to this hands-on workshop targeting a few of the  most challenging areas of résumé writing.   NOTE: Résumé Writing is a prerequisite for this workshop.    Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Thursday, November 6, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

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.

http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014Nov

Thursday, November 6, 2014 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Human Trafficking: It's in our backyard. It exists in KW and affects us all. Help us raise awareness and spread the word. Come and find out more.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, December 20, 2014 — 5:00 PM EST to Sat, 12/20/2014 - 17:00

UWAG hosts two visually arresting art exhibitions featuring artwork by Zeke Moores and Kelly Jazvac.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 — 3:30 PM EST

The Cheriton School of Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series presents:

Harry Shum - Executive Vice-President, Technology & Research
Microsoft

Title: "Image Understanding: A practical perspective from Bing"

Thursday, November 6, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

The oil and gas industry is an important driver in the world economy and seeks talent in engineering, science, and business fields. You will hear about opportunities and skill requirements from industry leaders in the up stream/mid stream/down stream processes, as well as the equipment and service support sectors.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 — 7:00 PM EST

The Department of History presents a roundtable discussion on legacies of the First World War, 100 years later.

The discussion will be moderated by professor Dan Gorman and features History department colleagues, professors Geoff Hayes, Lynne Taylor, and John Sbardellati.

All are welcome.

Friday, November 7, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 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: Interview Skills is a prerequisite for this workshop.    Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Friday, November 7, 2014 — 11:00 to 14:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST

Random Act of Kindness Day is November 7, 2014!

The University of Waterloo is proud to participate in Random Act Of Kindness Day

Throughout the day student’s, faculty and staff, dubbed “Kindness Krews”, will spread kindness with small yet meaningful deeds for others across campus and in the community.  

Friday, November 7, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:20 PM EST

Quantitative Biology seminar series

Friday, November 7, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Greg Van Alstyne is a designer, teacher, researcher and futurist with more than twenty-five years practice in communications and experience design, visualization, branding, and strategic design management. 

Friday, November 7, 2014 — 4:00 PM to Sunday, November 9, 2014 — 5:00 PM EST to Sun, 11/09/2014 - 17:00

Pack those bags and get ready the UWSA Shopping Trip in Erie Pennsylvania.

Friday, November 7, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Bridges lectures aim to overcome the gap between Mathematics and the Arts. Join Linda Carson (Fine Arts) and Craig Kaplan (Computer Science) for "The Forest and the Trees".

Monday, November 10, 2014 — 9:00 AM to Tuesday, November 11, 2014 — 5:00 PM EST to Tue, 11/11/2014 - 17:00

This workshop is intended for graduate students and post-docs. Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending. Attendees must also register at www.mitacs.ca, by clicking on 'events and workshops.'

Monday, November 10, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
During this two-session workshop, learn how to apply successful  networking strategies to your daily life in order to enhance your career  opportunities.   NOTE: Work Search is a prerequisite for this workshop.    Please RSVP on the event web page, if you are planning on attending.
Monday, November 10, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

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.

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to

Monday, November 10, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Jamie Swift, co-author of Warrior Nation: Rebranding Canada in an Age of Anxiety

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

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, starting Sept 9th through until Nov 25th, from 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.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

This workshop focuses on preparing an application for a Study Permit under the new regulations. We recommend applying for renewal of your Study Permit 90 days before it is going to expire.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Come and celebrate the launch of UWaterloo's second 3D printer in E5 rm 2004!

Visit the 3D Print Centre, see some of the amazing demonstration parts created by additive manufacturing, and have your questions answered by the 3D printing experts from Cimetrix. 

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

"The Next 3 Billion" - What are the challenges and obstacles that stand in the way of the next three billion joining the internet age? Learn about a Canadian company’s efforts through frugal innovation in overcoming these barriers, and the opportunities created by the next 3 billion internet users.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
Learn about international careers from best-selling author Jean-Marc  Hachey (MyWorldAbroad.com).
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Learn how to apply for Ontario rehab science programs (audiology,  occupational therapy, physical therapy/physiotherapy, speech language pathology). Topics include ideas on writing effective personal  statements and the sketch, advice on reference letters, and information  on the ORPAS process.   Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

HerCampus.com, the #1 online community for college women has launched its newest Chapter at the University of Waterloo!

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 — 9:00 AM to Friday, November 14, 2014 — 8:00 PM EST to Fri, 11/14/2014 - 20:00

Waterloo Unlimited is a unique transdisciplinary high school enrichment program for high school students from across Canada at the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
This workshop will teach you how to prepare an effective curriculum  vitae and cover letter for your academic job search.   Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EST

Countertenor Daniel Cabena and pianist Stephen Runge perform songs from the English art song repertoire, exploring a few of the various forms and meanings of sanctuary.  

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 — 12:00 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Location: EV1 241

The Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE) invites you to attend a Fall 2014 Integrative and Experiential Education session.

These sessions are sponsored by the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Academic

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 — 12:30 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
Presented by Jean-Marc Hachey.   Learn about international careers from best-selling author Jean-Marc  Hachey (MyWorldAbroad.com).
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST
Are you feeling undecided about a major or thinking of changing your  major? Learn effective steps to find a major that fits with your interests,  abilities, and values.   Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

According to geographer Waldo Tobler, “Everything is related to everything else, but near things are more related than distant things”. But how? Come discover the various relationships among your data and see how new information and insights are derived. This workshop builds on the skills learned in “Getting Started with ArcGIS” (a recommended prerequisite for those with no previous GIS experience) and introduces users to several common methods of data analysis using ArcGIS.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

The 2014-15 History Speaker Series continues with this special presentation jointly hosted with the Geospatial Centre at Dana Porter Library.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EST

This week's discussion will focus on how to meet new friends and partners in the rainbow (LGBTQ) community.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

Hear a compelling story by ZIauddin Yousafzai about the Land of Rumi, Bacha Khan and Malala. ZIauddin Yousafzai is the father of Malala, the co-recipient of the 2014 Peace Nobel Prize.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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.   Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 — 12:30 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
Improve your performance in an academic job interview by practising in a small group setting.   Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

On Thursday, November 13th, 2014, 3-4pm at QNC 1501, Dr Mario Leclerc, Canada Research Chair in Electroactive and Photoactive Polymers, and Professor at Université Laval, Canada, will deliver a seminar entitled "New Polymerization Methods for Plastic Electronics".

Thursday, November 13, 2014 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Learn how to prepare your personal statement/letter of intent and  résumé/CV, choose your references, and complete a sketch for  professional/grad programs. Strategies will be provided on how  to best present yourself.   Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
(Please be advised that signing a NDA will be required for attending this seminar)

“Genetic and Metabolic Engineering of Clostridium pasteurianum for Production of Butanol as a Renewable Biofuel”

Michael Pyne, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo

ABSTRACT

Thursday, November 13, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Professor Paul Spagnuolo

Cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide. Dietary supplements are consumed by three out of every four healthy Canadians. Although there is a lot of media attention on the use of dietary supplements, many questions remain.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 — 7:30 PM EST

Bechtel Lectures in Anabaptist and Mennonite Studies with Jeff Gundy from Bluffton University.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 — 7:30 PM EST

Dr. Jeff Gundy will be presenting the Bechtel lectures this year on Thursday and Friday November 13th and 14th. Reception to follow the lecture on Thursday.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 — 7:30 PM to Saturday, November 15, 2014 — 7:30 PM EST to Sat, 11/15/2014 - 19:30

Written by Oscar Wilde

Directed by Stewart Arnott

Performances: November 13 - 15th, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

High School Student Matinees: November 12th & 14th at 12 p.m. Optional seminar at 10:00. Contact Janelle Rainville jrainvil@uwaterloo.ca to book.

Venue: Theatre of the Arts, Modern Languages Building

This wonderfully absurd farce is still considered one of the truly great comedies in the English language almost 120 years after its debut in London. Oscar Wilde's masterpiece, which he called “A Trivial Comedy for Serious People”, is a subversive and cockeyed mirror held up to English society in the late Victorian era that still manages to reflect back on us in the 21st century.

Friday, November 14, 2014 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST

This year’s speaker is Dr. Kenneth Pargament, an internationally renowned researcher in the area of spirituality and health.  In particular his research has explored religion, spirituality and coping during times of loss and crisis.

Friday, November 14, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:20 PM EST

Biology seminar series

"Examining Determinants of Population Viability and Implications for the Management of Threats to Freshwater Fish"

Speaker: Marten Koops, Great Lakes Laboratory for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Fishers and Oceans Canada, Government of Canada

 

Friday, November 14, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Can Smart Homes be part of a Smart Future?

Speaker: Prof. Ian Rowlands, Environment and Resource Studies, Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy

Friday, November 14, 2014 — 7:30 PM EST

Dr. Jeff Gundy will be presenting the Bechtel lectures this year on Thursday and Friday November 13th and 14th. Reception to follow the lecture on Thursday.

Friday, November 14, 2014 — 7:30 PM EST

Bechtel Lectures in Anabaptist and Mennonite Studies with Jeff Gundy from Bluffton University. The Friday lecture will also be part of the New Mennonite's Writing series.

Friday, November 14, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

Veteran religion writer David Gibson argues that Pope Francis helps us to understand media as a carrier of public meaning as well as a business.

Saturday, November 15, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

What makes a place “sacred” and what insights into each tradition does this give us?

Sunday, November 16, 2014 — 1:30 PM EST

A 5000-year-old civilization is revealed through The Egyptian Dialogues, a thought-provoking series exploring the mysteries of ancient Egypt. Examining its greatest icons, its world-renowned achievements, and its unmistakeable culture, The Egyptian Dialogues vigorously animates an ancient civilization that still has the power to awe.

Monday, November 17, 2014 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

The art of engaging an audience when communicating your point is key to workplace success. This workshop will help build your presentation skills and confidence in a supportive environment. There will be time to practice these skills and receive on-the-spot professional advice. Even if you are a seasoned presenter, this workshop offers a worthwhile opportunity to re-examine your methods.

Monday, November 17, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
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 Myers-Briggs Type  Indicator 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 assessment online.
Monday, November 17, 2014 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Graduating Students - MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, CA - Chartered Accounting, ARTS - Accounting & Financial Management

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.

Monday, November 17, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

A representative from Opportunities Ontario will be presenting on the Provincial Nominee Program. This is a pathway to Permanent Residence for graduating Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD students. Space is limited.

Monday, November 17, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

KPMG

For Co-op Students - SCI - Biotechnology & Economics, MATH - Mathematical Economics, CA - Chartered Accounting, ARTS - Accounting & Financial Management, ARTS - Financial Management

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.

Monday, November 17, 2014 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST

What parts of society and science need to come together in the next few years to mitigate the climate crisis and build more resilient communities? Waterloo 350 and Engineers Without Borders- UW are proud to welcome Dr. Brad Bass back to campus present his research and action in the field of community energy planning. All are welcome to this free event. Refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Learn about what to consider when applying to graduate and  professional programs. Topics include GPA, prerequisites, admission  tests and exam scores, funding, research experience, letters of intent,  and reference letters.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST
Learn from a panel of faculty members and graduate students about  international research projects. Find out how they got started, what  they learned, and also about international funding agencies of note.   Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

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, starting Sept 9th through until Nov 25th, from 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.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Increase the odds of getting what you want when negotiating salary  and other details related to a job offer. NOTE: This workshop is geared  to graduating students.   Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computing & Financial Management, 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.

http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/hiresessions_details.php?id=2014Nov

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Learn how the skills developed in your graduate program can be  transferred to non-academic roles.    Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EST

Join us for a concert with Grebel alumni Amy Waller, accompanied by pianist Megan Clewell.  

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Learn how to improve your performance in job interviews by viewing  and discussing recorded excerpts of actual interviews.   NOTE: Interview Skills is a prerequisite for this workshop.    Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 — 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Waterloo Engineering Innovate word cluster

2014 Theme: “The Connected Age”

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Explore health-related career options beyond practising medicine as a  MD, pharmacist, or optometrist. While this event is geared to Science  and Applied Health Sciences students, all students are welcome.   Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

The Anthropology Department is proud to present its 2014 Sally Weaver Guest Lecture.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST

Professor Kaplan will discuss his ongoing research on the structure of Islamic geometric patterns, and algorithms for constructing them automatically.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 — 10:30 to 10:30 AM EST

John Chen is a distinguished and proven leader in the technology industry. As Executive Chair and CEO of BlackBerry, Mr. Chen is leading the reinvention of the BlackBerry brand. 

Learn more about BlackBerry’s vision and how the company is boldly revolutionizing the future of the mobile communications industry. 

Join us as we welcome this innovative partner campus. 

Thursday, November 20, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Effective use of social media can be key to job search and career  success. Learn how LinkedIn, the professional social networking site,  can help you to create an effective online presence, build professional  networks, and search for jobs.
Thursday, November 20, 2014 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Learn from Nina Juncewicz, U.S. Immigration Attorney, about options  available to graduating students interested in working in the U.S.   Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Thursday, November 20, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 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 library’s search tool, Primo.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Through unique research and training programs, Mitacs is developing the next generation of innovators with vital scientific and business skills.

In partnership with companies, government and academia, Mitacs is supporting a new economy using Canada’s most valuable resource – its people.

This presentation will focus on the suite of programs offered by Mitacs fuelling the next generation of innovators in Canada.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

The Water Institute is please to host Dr. Nigel Watson, Lancaster Environment Centre, UK to deliver a Water Institute Lecture. His talk is titled: Learning at Loweswater: An experiment in interdisciplinary water science and collaborative catchment management. This lecture is open to the public and will also be webcast.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Explore the impact of culture and intercultural communication in the  work environment, plus find strategies for success in a different work  culture. This workshop is geared both towards students who will go  abroad to work and international students who want to work in Canada.    Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Thursday, November 20, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Co-op Students - CA - Chartered Accounting, ARTS - Accounting & Financial Management   

*Please note, this info session is for 1A first year students only.                                                    

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, November 20, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Sarah Sharp, Linux kernel developer, will speak about the technical, social, and cultural challenges getting involved in Linux development.

Friday, November 21, 2014 — 12:00 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the latest installment of our exciting free speaker series. 

Please join us Friday November 21, 2014 for a free lecture on the environment presented by experts in our faculty.

Complimentary lunch will also be served at 12pm.

Be sure to join the conversation using #envlecture

Friday, November 21, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:20 PM EST

Sue Anne Campbell, Department of Applied Math, UWaterloo on "Population density methods, the mean field approach and application to hippocampal microcircuity". 

Friday, November 21, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

In the Spring and Summer of 2014, Andrew Wong returned to Nunavut for a second time to learn about Inuit culture and the way of life in the Arctic. Andrew will share photos, stories and learnings from his recent work in Igloolik, Nunavut.

Friday, November 21, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM EST

Enjoy a night full of passionate singing and exciting performances by the UW A Cappella Club on November 21st and 22nd at 7:30pm. You don’t want to miss this event! Doors open at 7:00pm

Saturday, November 22, 2014 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST

Join Smart Solutions for their 6th annual Talk Change conference at the University of Waterloo on November 22nd. This year’s theme is “Innovative Health in Developing Countries” which will feature technologies and social enterprises that are contributing to sustainability in developing countries.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Come join the fun at the Waterloo West Neighbourhood Fest

The Third Annual Waterloo West Neighbourhood Fest is a free, drop-in event organized and delivered by University of Waterloo students in partnership with the Stork Family YMCA and Harper Library.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Please join friends, family, and colleagues as we celebrate the life of Alex Foto on November 22 at St. Paul’s. Alex was a standout student entering her second year of International Development, a tireless and devoted Waterloo Warrior cheerleader, and an incoming residence Don recognized for her leadership and passion for helping others.

Monday, November 24, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
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 Myers-Briggs Type  Indicator 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 assessment online.
Monday, November 24, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Industry SEMINAR

Speaker: David Panko, Managing Director, Automated Execution Group, TD Securities

Monday, November 24, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Co-op Students - CA - Chartered Accounting, ARTS - Accounting & Financial Management

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.php

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 9:30 AM to Wednesday, November 26, 2014 — 4:30 PM EST to Wed, 11/26/2014 - 16:30

Visit the SCH Concourse on Tuesday, November 25 and Wednesday November 26 from 9:30 am-5:30 pm to take part in the Waterloo Store Monster Event! There will be many exclusive items and specials you won't find anywhere else!

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Increase the odds of achieving your goals when negotiating salary  and other details related to the academic job offer.   Please RVSP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

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, starting Sept 9th through until Nov 25th, from 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.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

This workshop focuses on preparing an online application for a Post-Graduation Work Permit. This application must be submitted to Citizenship & Immigration Canada (CIC) within 90 days of completion of degree requirements. This workshop is best suited for students who will be completing their program as of December 2014 or have recently convocated in October 2014 and intend to work in Canada.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Jac van Beek, CEO of the Canadian Association of Management  Consultants, will provide an overview of management consulting as an  industry, the specifics of the role, what firms look for in their applicants,  and the personality traits necessary for success.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Speaker: Ben Thompson (University of Waterloo)

"Learning to See with a “Lazy Eye”; Harnessing Visual Cortex Plasticity to Treat Amblyopia"

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 7:00 PM EST

Join the University of Waterloo for a discussion exploring the social, cultural, and political forces behind violent extremism and security in Canada and abroad. 

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 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: Interview Skills is a prerequisite for this workshop.    Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Mark Redwood from IDRC will share success stories, lessons about the limits of adaptation projects, as well as insights on areas of the climate change adaptation agenda that are not currently adequately addressed.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

If the harm done by pornography and the social threat it represents are so clear and obvious, then why are the arguments made against it so uniformly bad?

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 — 7:30 PM EST

Are you interested in hearing significant Canadian writers talk about how their writing sensibilities, their careers, and their Mennonite heritage intersect? Conrad Grebel University College is pleased to present “Mennonite/s Writing 2014-2015,” a seven session reading series showcasing new work by some of the most prominent authors in the field, including: Rudy Wiebe, Jeff Gundy, Miriam Toews, Patrick Friesen, Di Brandt, David Bergen, and Carrie Snyder. 

Thursday, November 27, 2014 — 10:30 to 14:30 AM to 2:30 PM EST

Join Waterloo International for two sessions presented by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). This will be an opportunity to find out more about funding opportunities in Germany.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

“Imaging Lipids in the Vulnerable Brain”

Shawn Whitehead, PhD Assistant Professor, Depts. Anatomy and Cell Biology; Clinical Neurological Sciences, Western University

Thursday, November 27, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Prepare for the optometry school admission interview. Learn about the  interview process, strategies to improve your performance, and tips  on how to handle common admission questions. A practice standard  interview and MMI will be held within the workshop.    Please RSVP on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Thursday, November 27, 2014 — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST

Brahms violin concerto, featuring UW alumnus Wallace Wu. Also Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, Finlandia by Sibelius, and more.

Friday, November 28, 2014 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Save on headphones on Black Friday at Campus Tech, SLC. 
Select earbuds 15-75% off (excluding apple earpods)
Select headphones 15-50% off

Friday, November 28, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:20 PM EST

Thomas Merritt, Canada Research Chair in Genomics and Bioinformatics, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Laurentian University on
"All flies are not created equal (not even fruit flies): the biology of genetic variation".

Friday, November 28, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Bridges lectures aim to overcome the gap between Mathematics and the Arts. Join Helen Bretzke (Drama and CS) and Peter Taylor (Math) for "How to Hold a Beautiful Thing". 

Saturday, November 29, 2014 — 8:00 PM EST

A joint concert with the University of Waterloo Choir, the Chamber Choir, and the Conrad Grebel Chapel Choir featuring works by Poulenc, Corlis, and Esenvalds

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