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Thursday, January 15, 2015 — 5:00 PM to Saturday, March 7, 2015 — 8:00 PM EST to Sat, 03/07/2015 - 20:00

Please join us for the opening of our winter exhibitions featuring new installations by Michelle Bellemare and Dave Dyment.

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM EST

Location: EV1 241

Description: This six-hour workshop introduces the principles of sound course design to faculty and teaching staff with little or no prior teaching experience running courses of their own. By the end of the session, participants will have considered learning outcomes, assessments, activities and their alignment in disciplinary and logistical contexts.

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 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 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, February 2, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

Thinking about postgraduate studies in business or a Summer Abroad in London? Come and join an Imperial College Business School Information session to find out more about what it is like to study at a world class university in the heart of London and benefit from the opportunity to speak with us in person in your home city.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Co-op Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechanical, 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.

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
World Wetlands Day 2015 poster

World Wetlands Day is an annual international celebration commemorating the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, an international treaty with 168 contracting parties committed to protecting more than 200 million hectares of designated wetlands worldwide.

Canada comprises a surprising 25% of the world's wetlands.

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 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, staff, and alumni.

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

An effective job search requires a strategic approach. Increase your chance of success by practising key communication strategies.

Prerequisite: Work Search Workshop

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST

EnRICHed Start Launch is a free event featuring media mogul (and former Dragon) Bruce Croxon and EnRICHed Academy co-founder Kevin Cochran. Learn about managing money and entrepreneurship!

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Join us for more information on this exciting program!

From May 8 - June 21, 2015, travel through China with your group and examine a living textbook of culture, art, food, and history. Spend six weeks studying at Nanjing University, and one week traveling as a group.

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
World Wetlands Day 2015 Public Lecture poster

In commemoration of World Wetlands Day, the Ecohydrology Research Group and University of Waterloo present an evening public lecture by Professor William Mitsch, winner of the 2004 Stockholm Water Prize, Eminent Sch

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

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

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 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 toward graduating students.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MASTERS - Health Informatics, SCI - Bioinformatics, ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty, ENV – Geomatics

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, February 3, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Learn how to improve your performance in job interviews by viewing and discussing recorded excerpts of actual interviews. 

Prerequisite: Interview Skills Workshop

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

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.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

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

This information session is not open to Masters students.

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, February 3, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST

Prepare for professional school interviews by practising in small groups. Learn strategies to improve performance and get tips on how to handle admission questions. The first hour will focus on MMI; the second hour on Standard.

Prerequisite: Professional School Interviews (under Research)

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

For Co-op and Graduating Students - 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.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 — 10:00 to 15:30 AM to 3:30 PM EST

Obtain valuable information on a range of careers at one of Canada's largest job fairs. Visit www.partners4employment.ca for more information.

NOTE: Consider attending the "Making Job Fair Work for You" workshop on January 29th.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Do you prefer to receive academic skills help through a workshop, online tutorial, or in a one-on-one appointment? We want to learn why!

Join us for a one-hour consultation group to provide feedback about what delivery models work for you when looking for academic skills support. Your feedback can help the Student Success Office improve many of our Learning Services.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Stephanie Kramer, soprano
Jennifer Enns Modolo, mezzo soprano
Magdalena Tominska, renaissance lute & baroque guitar

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 2:20 PM EST

Learn how to find resources for your coursework and research by searching Primo, our Library catalogue. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop you’ll become familiar with Primo’s features, learn to improve your search results, and manage your references effectively.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Learn to navigate the world of government information! Improve your government documents searching skills and ability to find various formats of government publications. Discover how to access Canadian federal and Ontario provincial government paper and electronic documents.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST

Do you have the right stuff to work at a tech giant or the hottest start-up? Learn from Infusion, an IT industry leader with expertise in creating customized technology solutions for global clients, about how to navigate technical interview challenges.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

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.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ENG - Nanotechnology, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Management, ENG – Electrical

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, February 4, 2015 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

Fine Arts offers free life drawing sessions. Supervised, non-instructional drawing sessions with the unclothed model. Bring your own drawing board and paper. Easels are provided.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 — 7:30 PM EST

Building on its successful 2012 reading series, “Mennonite/s Writing: Celebrating the First 50 Years,” Conrad Grebel University College is pleased to present “New Mennonite/s Writing,” a seven session reading series showcasing new work by some of the most prominent authors in the field.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Do People Want Your Sh*t? poster - content in accompanying text

You have a business idea, but do people want your sh*t? Find out at this Velocity Alpha workshop!

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!
Thursday, February 5, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Please register at step.mitacs.ca for this workshop.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Thursday, February 5, 2015 — 9:00 AM to Friday, February 6, 2015 — 6:00 PM EST to Fri, 02/06/2015 - 18:00

In this workshop, you will learn the best practices of successful project managers, from inspiring a project team to meeting those crucial deadlines. These are the skills needed to take a project from beginning to end successfully. You will be given time to practice these skills in a supportive learning environment before transferring them to the workplace. 

Thursday, February 5, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Business Administration, 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, February 5, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Do you have a very common last name?  Do you use the same format for your name for all of your papers? Is your work being attributed to someone else? Can others find your work easily?

Thursday, February 5, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

The Cheriton School of Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series presents Prof. Leslie Pack Kaelbling (Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology), speaking on “Making Robots Behave”.

Thursday, February 5, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Co-op 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.

Thursday, February 5, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST
Unsure of what you want to do after graduation? The Legal Studies Society and Centre for Career Action can help! Join us for a career night and hear from professionals in the field of law.   If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.
Thursday, February 5, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

With Dr. Robert Johnston, the 2015 Sawatsky Visiting Scholar.

Thursday, February 5, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

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.

Friday, February 6, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Please register at step.mitacs.ca for this workshop.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Friday, February 6, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Graduating Students - SCI - Physics, MATH - Statistics, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, 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.

Saturday, February 7, 2015 (all day)

The Ontario West Provincial Championship of the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) will take place in the Physical Activities Complex at the University of Waterloo.

Saturday, February 7, 2015 — 10:00 to 16:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
code:makers

The Kick-off is the first in a series of Codemakers events exclusively for grade 10 girls. This day-long event will inspire girls to learn the fundamentals of data and coding, building blocks of hardware, and new product development.

Monday, February 9, 2015 (all day) to Thursday, March 12, 2015 (all day) to Thu, 03/12/2015 (All day)
CanBuild 2015 poster. Content in accompanying text

UWaterloo CanBuild is more than just a typical food drive — it strives to raise awareness about hunger on campus and in the community.  

CanBuild engages the campus community to develop teams, collaborate with colleagues and put their creativity skills to work by building structures from the food donations they collect.

Monday, February 9, 2015 — 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 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. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop

Monday, February 9, 2015 — 11:00 to 11:50 AM to 11:50 AM EST

Academic research is challenging because there is no one-size-fits-all solution for searching. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop, you’ll learn about and apply reliable tips and tools to help you find the best articles on your topic. You’ll also learn how to problem solve disappointing database search results.

Monday, February 9, 2015 — 12:00 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

For Co-op Students - ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, 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.

Monday, February 9, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, 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.

Monday, February 9, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 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.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 — 10:30 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Learn why volunteer work matters to employers, how to build skills related to work that interests you and where to find volunteer opportunities. This workshop will also teach you how to effectively and professionally market your volunteer work to prospective employers both in your résumé and during interviews.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Co-op Students - MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, 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.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

This workshop will teach you how to prepare an effective curriculum vitae and cover letter for your academic job search.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 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.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Ontario’s wholesale electricity market is the hub at the centre of our system matching buyers and suppliers in real time, ensuring reliability and efficient dispatch all the time.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

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

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 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. 

Prerequisite: Interview Skills Workshop

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST
Learn how to prepare your personal statement/letter of intent and résumé/CV, choose your references, and complete a sketch for professional or grad programs.   If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.  
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Co-op Students - ALL - SCI faculty, ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty, ALL - ARTS faculty, ALL - AHS 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, February 10, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Event poster - see accompanying text for details

Are you ready to come up with an idea? Come out and join Velocity Science for our brainstorming event! 

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, 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, February 11, 2015 — 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, staff, and alumni.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Learn how LinkedIn, the professional social networking site, can help you to create an effective online presence, build professional networks, and search for jobs.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

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.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Local musician Kevin Ramessar plays classical guitar, and is known to be diverse in musical styles such as classic, pop and rock.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
Students enjoy the rain on their trip to China
This information session will help you envision yourself in a global setting, whether through one of East Asian Studies' exchange programs or when you finish school and start your career.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Beijing cake sesame seed ball

Get a taste of Asia at the East Asian Studies (EAS) food fair! This free event will let you sample traditional Chinese, Japanese, and Korean food.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

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, plus discover potential areas of growth. You will also devise a plan to enhance these skills.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 2:50 PM EST

How can you be sure that the resources you’re using are appropriate for university-level assignments? This 50 minute workshop combines activities and discussions to guide you through the process of critically evaluating resources and authors to determine their credibility.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 3:50 PM EST

Korean Consul General Kang Jeong-sik will be speaking about "The Korean Peninsula and Korea's Relations with its Neighbors" here at Renison on Wednesday, Feb. 11 from 2:30 - 3:50 pm. 

This free lecture promises to be very interesting, with a unique perspective coming from the Consul General himself.

The EAS Itinerary for Wednesday, February 11

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Shari Fox Gearheard

Shari Fox Gearheard, an Arctic researcher from the University of Colorado Boulder and UW alumna, will present content from her recent book, "The Meaning of Ice: People and Sea in Three Arctic Communities".

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Graduating Students - MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, 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.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

Fine Arts offers free life drawing sessions. Supervised, non-instructional drawing sessions with the unclothed model. Bring your own drawing board and paper. Easels are provided.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is proud to sponsor a performance of this experimental chamber opera by Canadian composer Andrew Ager. Führerbunker is based on personal eyewitnesses accounts of the final ten days of Adolf Hitler’s life spent in a bunker in central Berlin. 

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 7:30 PM EST

Join us as the Waterloo Warriors Men's Hockey team takes on the Guelph Gryphons in the OUA playoffs.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Event poster - see accompanying text for details

We all learn from experience. Save yourself a step and hear about others mistakes at this Velocity Alpha workshop! 

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

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

Thursday, February 12, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
Attend this session to find out how your interests relate to specific career opportunities. NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10 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.
Thursday, February 12, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

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

Thursday, February 12, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Do you need the highest, most accurate citation counts of your work for academic advancement documentation, job applications or grant proposals? Do you find one research database doesn’t capture all your publications or citations of your publications?

Thursday, February 12, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Learn the 5 characteristics of an A+ résumé, and how to interpret the job description to identify your strongest and most relevant skills. Learn how to adopt the perspective of an employer when submitting your application for a position.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Thursday, February 12, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Dr. John Semple, Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo will give a public lecture regarding Darwin and his discoveries. Birthday cake will be served after the event.

Thursday, February 12, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ENG – Civil

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, February 12, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Graduating Students - SCI - Biotechnology & Economics, ENG - System Design, ENV - Knowledge Integration, ENV - International Development, ENV - Environment & Business, ARTS - Political Science, ARTS - Global Engagement, ARTS - Arts & Business

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, February 12, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST

This session will be conducted as a mock MMI. You will practise your skills by moving through a series of stations and answering interview questions. Following the session, you will receive both personal and general feedback.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Thursday, February 12, 2015 — 7:30 PM EST

Join us at the University of Guelph as the Waterloo Warriors Men's Hockey team takes on the Guelph Gryphons in Game 2 of the OUA playoffs.

Friday, February 13, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

Laurence Freeman talks about the centrality of contemplation in helping the church to serve the needs of our contemporary world.

Saturday, February 14, 2015 — 1:00 PM EST

Join us as the Waterloo Warriors Men's Volleyball team takes on the Western Mustangs in the OUA playoffs.

Sunday, February 15, 2015 — 6:30 PM EST

Join us as the Waterloo Warriors Men's Hockey team takes on the Guelph Gryphons in game 3 the OUA playoffs.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 — 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, February 19, 2015 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

Thinking of university? Check out Grade 10 Family Night!

Grade 10 students thinking about applying to university are invited (along with their parents) to our information evening.

Saturday, February 21, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Cheer for the Waterloo Warriors at the 16th annual Fantastic Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Retiree Day as the men’s and women’s basketball teams take on the Western Mustangs.

Enjoy the game with your family and fellow alumni and participate in games for some amazing prizes.

Registration is now open.

Monday, February 23, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Explore the impact of culture and inter cultural communications on the work environment, plus find strategies for success in a new work culture. This workshop is geared both toward students who will go abroad to work, and students who want to work in Canada.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Monday, February 23, 2015 — 11:00 AM to Friday, February 27, 2015 — 3:00 PM EST to Fri, 02/27/2015 - 15:00
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We want to raise awareness about eating disorders and other body image issues and to help students think about their own bodies and their relationship with food in a positive and/or healing way. We will also provide resources that will inform students of symptoms, signs and where to find help.

Monday, February 23, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Proper etiquette is crucial to a successful job search and your career. This workshop covers appropriate behaviour at interviews, employer receptions and other networking activities, as well as dining etiquette.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Monday, February 23, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

What is the attitude of the current Pope Francis toward the Jews?

Professor Higgins is a world renowned expert, columnist, and CBC consultant on Vatican affairs. Formerly President of St. Jerome’s University, he is currently vice president for Mission and Catholic Identity at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Monday, February 23, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

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

Please register 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, February 24, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Please register at step.mitacs.ca for this workshop.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

This workshop provides an important opportunity to examine the unspoken rules of the workplace, from appropriate emails to appropriate dress. The seemingly little things we do or say that can ultimately lead to our success or hold us back. It’s a chance to examine how others perceive us, and it’s critically important in the workplace. 

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 — 11:00 to 11:50 AM to 11:50 AM EST

How can you be sure that the resources you’re using are appropriate for university-level assignments? This 50 minute workshop combines activities and discussions to guide you through the process of critically evaluating resources and authors to determine their credibility.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

A WICI talk with UWaterloo's Dr. Derek Robinson, "Discovering the Themes of Complexity Science in Land Use Modelling"

Join us starting at 2 p.m. for coffee and conversation before the lecture begins at 2:30 p.m. If you are unable to attend Dr. Robinson’s talk, a video will be posted on this page 2-3 weeks after the event.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Melvyn A. Goodale, University of Western Ontario, "How We See and Hear Stuff: Visual and Auditory Routes to Understanding the Material Properties of Objects"

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

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

Please register 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, February 25, 2015 — 10:30 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST
As a game player in this innovative approach to self-assessment, you will gain insights into your interests, values, abilities, and personality as they relate to your career decision making.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Statistics for Health, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Bioinformatics, ENG - Software, ENG – Computer

Please register 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, February 25, 2015 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Well known local performers Mary-Catherine McNinch-Pazzano (voice) and Mike Grace (bass) will perform a selection of classic jazz music.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 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 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. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr. Christoph Deneke, Scientific Head at the Laboratory for Surface Science, Brazilian Nanotechnology National Laboratory (LNNano)/CNPEM, Brazil, on "Nanometer Thick Membranes as Substrates for InAs Growth"

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Students are invited to attend an information session relating to choosing their upper year courses, hosted by associate professor, Michael Godfrey.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

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

Please register 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, February 25, 2015 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

Fine Arts offers free life drawing sessions. Supervised, non-instructional drawing sessions with the unclothed model. Bring your own drawing board and paper. Easels are provided.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
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Curious about business with an online component? Learn more at this Velocity Alpha workshop! 

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!
Thursday, February 26, 2015 — 11:30 to 14:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST

Please join us to engage with Dr. Bryan Grimwood (Department of Recreation & Leisure Studies) as he presents "Disrupting Nature and Responsibility for Just and Sustainable Arctic Tourism".

Thursday, February 26, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 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, staff, and alumni.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Beth Esenbergs, Business Advisor with the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre, will explain best strategies and tips on how to start your own business. Bring your great ideas and questions!

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ENG - System Design, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Electrical, ALL - ENG faculty

Please register 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, February 26, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

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

Please register 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, February 27, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Are you ready to unleash your full potential to be successful at work? Learn how to seize every opportunity to make the most of your work, volunteer, and internship experiences. Discuss responsibility, motivation, ethical dilemmas, first impressions, reputation, and tactics for staying organized.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Friday, February 27, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Ever wonder what life will be like after you graduate?

Friday, February 27, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Featuring Jacqueline Sullivan, University of Western Ontario, "Construct Stabilization and the Unity of Neuroscience"

Friday, February 27, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Bridges lectures aim to overcome the gap between Mathematics and the Arts. Join Steven J. Brams (Politics) and D. Marc Kilgour (Math) for " Mathematics and Democracy."

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