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August 2016

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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.

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.

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. 

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT
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Explore the night sky with astronomers from the Faculty of Science and Royal Astronomical Society of Canada!

We will meet first in the nearby Optometry building for a short lecture by the Department of Physics and Astronomy's Dr. Michel Fich, "Distant planets and the search for life beyond our solar system". We'll move to the Columbia Fields for stargazing after that.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM EDT
Transits on starfield

Explore the night sky with astronomers from the Faculty of Science and Royal Astronomical Society of Canada!

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Jan Dubowski, holder of the Canada Research Chair in Quantum Semiconductors and a Fellow of the International Society for Optical Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 — 10:30 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
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Wind-catchers or wind towers are passive cooling systems, which can naturally ventilate buildings without using electrical power. They can provide thermal comfort for residents when air conditioning is required in windy regions.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Feng Yan, from College of Chemistry, Soochow Univeristy, Suzhou, China.

Friday, August 5, 2016 — 9:00 AM to Friday, August 12, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT to Fri, 08/12/2016 - 17:00

The Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students (QCSYS) is a unique, eight-day enrichment program for students hosted by the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo.

Monday, August 8, 2016 — 9:00 PM to Friday, August 12, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT to Fri, 08/12/2016 - 16:00

Peace camp is run at Conrad Grebel University College through The MSCU Centre for Peace Advancement. Youth aged 11-14 experience a week packed with exciting activities, crafts, games, and field trips, all with a social justice spin that encourages youth to inspire lives, strengthen ties and make peace happen in Waterloo Region.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 — 10:30 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

On Tuesday August 16 WISE is pleased to host UW Alumna Dr. Kobra Gharali for a discussion on, Wind Turbine Dynamic Stall & Solar Car Cooling Systems.

Thursday, August 18, 2016 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

"Image-based models of solid tumors behavior in diagnosis, treatment, and prediction"

Dr. Madjid Soltani, Post Doctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University and Director, Computational Medicine Institute (CMI) at KNT University of Technology and Ministry of Health, Iran.
 

Thursday, August 18, 2016 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Dr. Madjid Soltani, Post Doctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University and Director, Computational Medicine Institute (CMI) at KNT University of Technology and Ministry of Health, Iran.

Friday, August 19, 2016 — 10:26 to 10:26 AM EDT

The Mush Hole Project is an immersive, site-specific art and performance installation event taking place at Woodland Cultural Centre in Brantford, Ontario - the site of the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School.



Archival photo of the Mohawk Indian Residential School. Photo courtesy of Woodland Cultural Centre.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT

All members of the public and campus community interested in talking about all things water are invited to join the Students of the Water Institute, Graduate Section (SWIGS) for Blue Drinks.

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