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Monday, January 11, 2016 — 8:30 AM to Friday, December 16, 2016 — 4:30 PM EST to Fri, 12/16/2016 - 16:30
Conchies Speak: Ontario Mennonites in Alternatives Service 1941-1946

During the Second World War, 2,600 Ontario Mennonite men served in conscientious objector work camps. Through archival records, this exhibit recovers their voices and stories. Free. Guided tours and additional programming available for groups if arranged in advance.

Monday, May 23, 2016 — 8:30 AM to Saturday, August 13, 2016 — 4:30 PM EDT to Sat, 08/13/2016 - 16:30
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Stories in Art from Iraqi Kurdistan

This exhibit explores story-telling through art by people now living in Iraqi Kurdistan as a result of displacement.

Monday, May 30, 2016 — 9:00 AM to Friday, June 10, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT to Fri, 06/10/2016 - 17:00

Join us at the Institute for Quantum Computing for a two-week introduction to the theoretical and experimental study of quantum information processing.

Monday, May 30, 2016 — 9:00 AM to Sunday, June 26, 2016 — 11:59 PM EDT to Sun, 06/26/2016 - 23:59
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Velocity Fund $25K Applications are open! The Velocity Fund is a non-equity grant program for startups that offers $375,000 each year to startups through its Velocity Fund $25K and Velocity Fund $5K programs.

Three times a year, startups can apply to compete for $25,000 prizes, as well as an extra $10,000 in additional funding awarded to the most innovative hardware startup winner. The top applicants are invited to interview with a panel of Velocity leaders and alumni, and if selected, present their pitches at the Velocity Fund Finals on July 21st.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 (all day) to Thursday, June 30, 2016 (all day) to Thu, 06/30/2016 (All day)

Already bike to work? Interested in trying? Why not win some free stuff while you're at it and help Waterloo show off our cycling spirit!

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 (all day) to Thursday, June 30, 2016 (all day) to Thu, 06/30/2016 (All day)
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June is Bike Month in Waterloo Region, which means it is time to pump up the tires, strap on your helmet, and enjoy a beautiful ride to campus!  

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 — 8:30 AM to 9:45 AM EDT

This presentation offers a perspective into understanding addictions.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 — 12:00 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Many, many, many hours are spent in meetings - how can your meetings build relationships and achieve results?

In this workshop you'll gain insight into the:

Components of an effective team meeting Roles within a team - productive and unproductive Steps to plan a meeting and set an agenda Strategies to increase participation within your meetings

Register to attend on LEADS

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, 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.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Do you find yourself panicking the night before an exam? Do you find that you forget everything you have studied when you start an exam? This workshop can help you establish a good test taking routine and reduce your test anxiety. We will also discuss how to create a final review and how to cram effectively.

Register to attend on LEADS

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Statistics, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Management, 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, June 1, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Walk away with the tools to create your own rockin' business model. Join us at the free workshop "Ain't No Model Like A Business Model"!

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Computer Science, 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.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters Co-op 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.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Junior, Senior, Masters Co-op Students 

MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, 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.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

What key elements make a speaker connect with an audience? Have you been in a situation where you have practiced and practiced what you were going to say and then felt after your presentation you hadn't related well to the audience? What's up?

Thursday, June 2, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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English + Innovation at the Tannery

The Department of English Language and Literature invites all to an evening celebrating the creativity and achievements of English students and alumni within the region's high tech sectors.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Statistics, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, MATH - Actuarial Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Management, 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, June 3, 2016 — 5:00 PM to Sunday, June 5, 2016 — 6:00 PM EDT to Sun, 06/05/2016 - 18:00
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Waterloo Game Jam is a thrice-annual, multi-day event hosted by The Games Institute (GI). Each of these events are open to the public and are designed to appeal to a wide variety of playful people.

Saturday, June 4, 2016 — 11:00 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Leadership has been described as 'evolving self-discovery' – we LEARN leadership through experience, feedback, reflection, role models, theory and discovering our passions and goals. Within this session leadership will be explored as a capacity that all members within a group possess.

Topics include:

Leadership theories and their evolution Self-assessment and principles of leadership Discovering your passions and setting extreme goal

Register to attend on LEADS

Saturday, June 4, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

How does the power of diversity create better groups/teams? How are diversity and motivation linked? The purpose of this workshop is to explore these questions.

What are the necessary elements to create and sustain a motivating environment? What are some characteristics and/or actions that define people who are motivating? Does motivation come from within you or does motivation come from the group environment that is created?

Register to attend on LEADS

Saturday, June 4, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Why is creativity important? Are some people 'born' creative while others are not? What's the difference (or similarity) between creativity and innovation?

In this workshop you'll gain insight into:

Creativity through play Barriers to creativity Why creativity is important Exercises to discover unexpected relationships

Register to attend on LEADS

Monday, June 6, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Ensuring sustainable leadership is the key to the long-term success of any club, group or organization. How adequately is your group prepared to fill existing or potential future vacancies in leadership? Are current members prepared to transition smoothly into a variety of roles and responsibilities? Do current leaders mentor others and 'give away leadership' to ensure the success of the club/group for the future?

This workshop will look at:

Monday, June 6, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, 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.

Monday, June 6, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer, ENG - Chemical

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, June 7, 2016 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Management, 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.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 — 12:00 to 12:00 PM EDT

Effective cover letters (for UW employees)

Learn ways that will help you develop a compelling and effective cover letter.

Register here.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 — 12:00 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Ever shy away from a situation involving conflict? Unsure how best to handle the situation? Worried that the situation will escalate and get out of control? Conflict doesn't always have to be destructive. Conflicts can be opportunities to generate growth and strengthen relationships when approached in the right way.

In this workshop you will:

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

We study a stochastic control problem arising from mathematical finance. The goal is to minimize a cost function that is quadratic in both the wealth process and portfolio strategy in a continuous time complete market with random market parameters and portfolio constraints. Following a convex duality approach, we adopt the formulation of the primal and dual problem as introduced in Heunis and Labbe (2007).

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Commitment to a shared vision or goal. Open and honest communication. Mutual respect and trust. Most would agree that these are all qualities and characteristics of an effective team - but what if team members are new - what leadership style is needed?

This workshop will look at:

Principles of teamwork and collaboration Stages of group development Leadership action plan for team development

Register to attend on LEADS

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software

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, June 8, 2016 — 8:40 AM EDT
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A year ago, the University of Waterloo announced its involvement in the United Nation Women’s HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 initiative to achieve our goal of comprehensive, long-term, and sustainable gender equity.

To celebrate this milestone, please join Feridun Hamdullahpur to welcome Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, to the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT
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Velocity and the Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO) would like to invite you to the West Region Launch of OBIO’s industry anticipated consultation report “How Canada Should Be Engaging in a $9 Trillion Dollar Health Economy.”  

Register here for the event!

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Finding conference proceedings can be tricky! This hands-on session will introduce you to deciphering conference proceedings citations and provide you with the tools to navigate the often complicated search process.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Join us for the After Identity: Mennonite Writing in North America book launch with speaker, Robert Zacharias, along with a panel of contributors.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT
Gamelan Ensemble

Enjoy an evening of Balinese music, complete with dancers.  The concert will feature Grebel Artist-in-Residence I Dewa Made Suparta, as well as students enrolled in the Spring term Gamelan course.  Admission is free. Concert goers will have a chance to try the instruments themselves after the concert.  All ages welcome.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

On the island of Bali, Indonesia the idea of community and the spirit of interaction are highly valued and extend to music-making. Being an aural/oral tradition, repertoire is learned through imitation and repetition, by listening and watching Students experience this communal process of creating a unified sound on a gamelan semara dana (one of several types of gamelan found in Bali) consisting of gongs, metallophones, drums, and flutes. Come join us and be transported to Bali. You will have a chance to try the instruments yourself after the concert.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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This week we will address general legal and accounting considerations that will affect YOUR business. Join us at the free workshop "Setup Your Business Like A Boss" to learn the basics of setting up your business legally and financially. 

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Thursday, June 9, 2016 — 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Join us for a morning "Bike Breakfast" to help celebrate cycling

Thursday, June 9, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Students at the University of Waterloo have teamed up with UW Food Services to create the campus’ first ever market. The UW Farm Market made a commitment to bring a local market to the campus. The new market opened in September 2006 and boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Thursday, June 9, 2016 — 10:00 to 14:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

International Archives Day (IAD) is celebrated around the world to help people understand why it is important to support archives and the archival profession.

Thursday, June 9, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

What does "global citizen" mean to you? This workshop will explore thinking globally and appreciating cultural diversity - factors important for future leaders and their ability to adapt to the ever-changing and challenging work/team environment. 

You can expect to set goals and connect to resources available at the University of Waterloo to discover more opportunities to enhance your global intelligence

Register to attend on LEADS

Thursday, June 9, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
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Voices for Peace

A concert of the Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference & Festival. Featuring the premiere of: "Earth Peace" composed by Carol Ann Waver with Factory Arts String Quartet.

Friday, June 10, 2016 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Computer Science, 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.

Saturday, June 11, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Living with Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Keynote speaker: Dr. T. Sheidow, Ophthalmologist & Associate Professor, Ivey Eye Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital

Learn about:

Latest treatment options Myths & facts: current studies Vision rehabilitation options Newest technology available Social & emotional impact

Doors open at 8:30 a.m.
Auditorium seating.
Free parking available in Lot X.

Saturday, June 11, 2016 — 11:00 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

How do you approach a situation that is new to you or make decisions? Personality Dimensions ® (PD) is a self-discovery process which helps to explain what motivates behaviour in people with different personalities.

You can expect to:

Complete the PD® temperament self-assessment tool Discover what's great about you and others Gain a new appreciation for differences Improve your interpersonal communications

Register to attend on LEADS

Saturday, June 11, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Many, many, many hours are spent in meetings - how can your meetings build relationships and achieve results?

In this workshop you'll gain insight into the:

Components of an effective team meeting Roles within a team - productive and unproductive Steps to plan a meeting and set an agenda Strategies to increase participation within your meetings

Register to attend on LEADS

Saturday, June 11, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

Yellow Bellies: An Alternative History of WWII

Yellow Bellies is an historical drama that highlights the experiences and public response to Mennonite Conscientious Objectors during WWII. Based in Stouffville, ON, Theatre of the Beat is a travelling theater company that creates thought-provoking theater to educate, challenge and inspire a diversity of communities on socially relevant topics.

Sunday, June 12, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

Yellow Bellies: An Alternative History of WWII

Yellow Bellies is an historical drama that highlights the experiences and public response to Mennonite Conscientious Objectors during WWII. Based in Stouffville, ON, Theatre of the Beat is a travelling theater company that creates thought-provoking theater to educate, challenge and inspire a diversity of communities on socially relevant topics.

Monday, June 13, 2016 — 11:00 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

What key elements make a speaker connect with an audience? Have you been in a situation where you have practiced and practiced what you were going to say and then felt after your presentation you hadn't related well to the audience? What's up?

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 — 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Join us for a morning "Bike Breakfast" to help celebrate cycling

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 — 12:00 to 12:00 PM EDT

Explore the concept of mindfulness and how it can be incorporated in your career. This workshop is provided in collaboration with Counselling Services.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Leadership requires us to connect with others and every leader has their distinct way of adapting their communication. Do you have a variety of communication and leadership styles?

In this workshop, you will:

Explore and evaluate the different communication and leadership styles Learn which style you use most commonly in certain situations Delve into authentic listening Learn the value of building trust and asking smart questions

Register to attend on LEADS

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD 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.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Bachelor Graduating Students

SCI - Science & Business, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Management, 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, June 15, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Is your idea a viable business? Find out how to validate your market at the free workshop "Do People Want Your Sh*t?"!

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Thursday, June 16, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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The Ecohydrology Research Group, with support from the Water Institute, presents a full-day research symposium featuring talks by coastal ecologists, watershed model developers, and environmental policy researchers with experience working in Europe and North America. 

All members of the public are invited to attend the symposium; however registration is required. Complimentary refreshments will be provided during the morning and afternoon breaks. 

Thursday, June 16, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Curious about how student entrepreneurs at Waterloo get started? Passionate about health and wellness issues? Come to our Founders Forum on Health and Wellbeing and you'll meet three student entrepreneurs and hear their stories about their inspiration, entrepreneurial path, and where they are now.

You'll have an opportunity to interact with the students, participate in a facilitated brainstorming session and find out how you can get started on your own entrepreneurial path. 

Panelists include: 

Thursday, June 16, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

In this talk, we’ll discover how applied computational geometry allows fashion designers to express artistic creativity; how locally designed software allows automation and personalization on a massive scale; and how the talent was developed to help bring it to the world.

"Since graduating from UW, I worked with coffee, atoms, needles and thread, mobile phones, ink and... in August our software will be running at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janiero."

Thursday, June 16, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Scientific Computation, MATH - Pure Mathematics, MATH - Mathematical Economics, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Combinatorics & Optimization, ENG - Software

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, June 16, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Leadership has been described as 'evolving self-discovery' – we LEARN leadership through experience, feedback, reflection, role models, theory and discovering our passions and goals. Within this session leadership will be explored as a capacity that all members within a group possess.

Topics include:

Leadership theories and their evolution Self-assessment and principles of leadership Discovering your passions and setting extreme goal

Register to attend on LEADS

Friday, June 17, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

The panel discussion will be focused on guiding UW researchers on how to engage with hospitals and how to succeed with clinical/academic partnerships. Specifically, the discussion will be centered on an overview of best practices when engaging hospitals, what clinicians are looking for in terms of collaboration, and how get the ball rolling. Light refreshments will be served.

Friday, June 17, 2016 — 12:00 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Commitment to a shared vision or goal. Open and honest communication. Mutual respect and trust. Most would agree that these are all qualities and characteristics of an effective team - but what if team members are new - what leadership style is needed?

This workshop will look at:

Principles of teamwork and collaboration Stages of group development Leadership action plan for team development

Register to attend on LEADS

Friday, June 17, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
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Waterloo's Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience invites everyone to an open house, the culmination of a two-week workshop that teaches researchers how to build sophisticated brain models. These international experts will demonstrate large-scale brain models running on laptops, robots, and specialized brain-like computers while simulating neural functions.

Saturday, June 18, 2016 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Film Premiere: The last Objectors

The story of Canada’s conscientious Objectors of the Second World War.

Saturday, June 18, 2016 — 10:00 to 18:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT
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Tutoring Beyond Boarders: Exam Cram

Tutoring Beyond Borders is a local charity that offers free tutoring for Gr. 7-12 students in Waterloo Region. At the end of each school semester, TBB provides free exam review sessions for Grades 9-12 students just before exams start.

The Exam Cram is structured like small group tutoring sessions. Stations for each subject area will be set up with several tutors at each one. Students may sit down for help at one station the entire time, or may choose to move to another station should he or she need help with several subjects.

Sunday, June 19, 2016 — 12:00 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Ever shy away from a situation involving conflict? Unsure how best to handle the situation? Worried that the situation will escalate and get out of control? Conflict doesn't always have to be destructive. Conflicts can be opportunities to generate growth and strengthen relationships when approached in the right way.

In this workshop you will:

Sunday, June 19, 2016 — 7:00 PM EDT

Science and religion are often thought of as distinct, even contradictory forces. Yet, according to a new book by Andrew Briggs and Roger Wagner, they both complement and benefit from one another. The Penultimate Curiosity (Oxford University Press, 2016) explores the complex interplay between science and religion over a period of 30,000 years — from cave paintings to quantum physics.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 — 12:00 PM to Tuesday, July 12, 2016 — 12:45 PM EDT to Tue, 07/12/2016 - 12:45

Nordic Pole Walking is a low-impact exercise that provides great benefits for health, wellness and fitness for all ages and fitness levels. In this 4 week program, you will have the opportunity to work with an instructor to learn and adapt the proper technique so that you can optimize your fitness. Poles will be provided to participants at the weekly sessions.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 — 12:00 to 12:00 PM EDT

Find out what type of work might give you the greatest satisfaction.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Join us for a public lecture by Bill Unruh from The University of British Columbia.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Join Amad Abdullah, Co-founder & CEO of Oneset, at the free workshop "How to Find Your Customers Online" as he shares his expertise in conducting business on the internet. Learn when you should, and shouldn't do online market research. 

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Thursday, June 23, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Students at the University of Waterloo have teamed up with UW Food Services to create the campus’ first ever market. The UW Farm Market made a commitment to bring a local market to the campus. The new market opened in September 2006 and boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Thursday, June 23, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) and the Department of Chemical Engineering presents a seminar by Professor Fu-Ming Wang, from the Graduate Institute of Applied Science and Technology and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan.

Failure Evaluation of Li-Rich Cathode Li-Rich Cathode (Li[NixLi(1-2x)/3Mn(2-x)/3]O2) Materials in Novel in-Situ Electrochemical Mass Studies of Lithium Ion Battery

Thursday, June 23, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

This conference explores the relationship between demographic aging and asset values, developing empirical tools to explain the relationship in-depth.

Thursday, June 23, 2016 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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MOTUS is a collaborative performance between visual arts, literary arts, music, dance and digital technologies. Aptly named, MOTUS meaning 'movement', we are a dynamically fluid ensemble which welcomes new as well as returning artists.  MOTUS showcases University of Waterloo Fine Arts student's talent.

Thursday, June 23, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
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Would you be willing to go hungry for a day so someone else doesn't have to? Fast from sunrise to sunset and then join us for a free dinner, and donate the money you would have spent on food that day to charity.

Sunday, June 26, 2016 — 9:00 AM to Monday, August 22, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT to Mon, 08/22/2016 - 16:00

Engineering Students - Nominate your best TA for the SFF TA award. Please see class rep. for details. Ballots available on the SFF website at Eng. Soc. and in CPH 1320. Ballots due before the end of term.

Monday, June 27, 2016 — 11:00 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Ensuring sustainable leadership is the key to the long-term success of any club, group or organization. How adequately is your group prepared to fill existing or potential future vacancies in leadership? Are current members prepared to transition smoothly into a variety of roles and responsibilities? Do current leaders mentor others and 'give away leadership' to ensure the success of the club/group for the future?

This workshop will look at:

Monday, June 27, 2016 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

What does "global citizen" mean to you? This workshop will explore thinking globally and appreciating cultural diversity - factors important for future leaders and their ability to adapt to the ever-changing and challenging work/team environment. 

You can expect to set goals and connect to resources available at the University of Waterloo to discover more opportunities to enhance your global intelligence

Register to attend on LEADS

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 — 10:30 to 10:30 AM EDT
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Forest bioenergy has been touted as an important option for reducing GHG emissions from the energy sector. With its abundant supply of potential feedstock, Ontario has recently embraced this technology option by retrofitting coal-fired power plants to use wood pellets.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Why is creativity important? Are some people 'born' creative while others are not? What's the difference (or similarity) between creativity and innovation?

In this workshop you'll gain insight into:

Creativity through play Barriers to creativity Why creativity is important Exercises to discover unexpected relationships

Register to attend on LEADS

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 — 12:00 to 14:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

How do you approach a situation that is new to you or make decisions? Personality Dimensions ® (PD) is a self-discovery process which helps to explain what motivates behaviour in people with different personalities.

You can expect to:

Complete the PD® temperament self-assessment tool Discover what's great about you and others Gain a new appreciation for differences Improve your interpersonal communications

Register to attend on LEADS

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Join us this week at the free workshop, Pitch Like A Pro. How do you get people interested in your ideas? Learn what makes a good pitch and practice in a low pressure environment.

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Friday, July 1, 2016 (all day) to Monday, February 20, 2017 (all day) to Mon, 02/20/2017 (All day)
Girl touching piece of volcanic rock

Join us at THEMUSEUM’s newest exhibit Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters.  We invite guests of all ages to come learn about tornadoes, volcanoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes through interactive displays. 

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