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Monday, September 25, 2017 (all day) to Saturday, November 11, 2017 (all day) to Saturday, November 11, 2017 (All day)

Every day from September 24-November 11, the names of 661,818 soldiers and nurses on all sides of the First World War killed in 1917 will be displayed at more than 60 locations around the world. The commemoration is a unique expression of remembrance, reconciliation and education, and shows the enormous human cost of the war. The Mennonite Archives of Ontario Gallery (3rd floor, Conrad Grebel University College) will be one of these display locations.

Monday, October 16, 2017 (all day) to Saturday, November 4, 2017 (all day) to Saturday, November 4, 2017 (All day)
Call for Velocity Fund applications

The Velocity Fund $25K competition showcases 10 startups as they pitch for their chance to win one of four $25,000 prizes and space in one of the Velocity workspaces. During the Velocity Fund $5K competition, three student ideas or student-driven startups receive $5,000 to help them grow their ideas and start their businesses.

Applications for the Velocity Fund $25K and $5K competition are open and will close November 4, 2017 at 11:59pm. Apply now!

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 — 9:00 AM to Friday, November 3, 2017 — 5:00 PM EDT to Friday, November 3, 2017 - 17:00

The change of seasons often also brings an influenza outbreak. Although influenza activity generally peaks around January, it takes the body about two weeks after vaccination to develop antibodies that will protect against influenza virus infection. For that reason, it's important to get vaccinated before the seasonal outbreak.

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to get their influenza vaccination through Health Services.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT

Elinor Frey celebrates J. S. Bach’s Suites for unaccompanied cello with a performance of his dark and introspective Suite No. 5 in C Minor (BWV 1011), alongside the complex, nuanced nobility of Suite No. 4 in E-flat Major (BWV 1010). Between these two pillars of the cello repertoire, Ms. Frey performs a newly commissioned works “Chimera” (2017) by the innovative American composer Ken Ueno.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Group writing in a classroom

Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together. After the writing session you are welcome to stay to discuss writing goals, challenges and strategies with your colleagues.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Free lecture series poster

The University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University are hosting a three-part lecture series for Canada 150, in partnership with the Waterloo Public Library and The City of Waterloo. As we recognize and celebrate 150 years of Confederation, this lecture series explores significant periods of Canadian history and their influence on Canada today.  

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 — 7:30 PM EDT

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Sh*t?

Is your idea a viable business? Find out how to validate your market at the free workshop "Do People Want Your Sh*t?"!

Register for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Junior Co-op Students 
Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing

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, November 2, 2017 — 9:00 AM to Saturday, November 4, 2017 — 5:00 PM EDT to Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 17:00

The change of seasons often also brings an influenza outbreak. Although influenza activity generally peaks around January, it takes the body about two weeks after vaccination to develop antibodies that will protect against influenza virus infection. For that reason, it's important to get vaccinated before the seasonal outbreak.

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to get their influenza vaccination through Health Services.

Thursday, November 2, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Academic integrity requires that you paraphrase and summarize other people’s work.  Through hands-on practice, you will learn these skills and how to integrate your supporting research for improved credibility.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Thursday, November 2, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Jun Yang, from the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada

Friday, November 3, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Write together. Connect to our grad writing community to stay focused and motivated!

Fridays 9am – 12pm, SCH 228F

Friday, November 3, 2017 — 9:00 AM EDT to Sunday, November 5, 2017 — 5:00 PM EST to Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 17:00

The change of seasons often also brings an influenza outbreak. Although influenza activity generally peaks around January, it takes the body about two weeks after vaccination to develop antibodies that will protect against influenza virus infection. For that reason, it's important to get vaccinated before the seasonal outbreak.

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to get their influenza vaccination through Health Services.

Friday, November 3, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Students gathered around table solving problem.

Come join us for our second panel discussion as part of the Science & Technology in Society Panel Discussion series focused on Ethics in Science, and Science in Ethics. 

Friday, November 3, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Speaker: Grayson Bass

With a motto of "Imagine. Innovate. Build." Grayson Bass has formed and lead strategy initiatives and operations for start-ups to established multinationals around the world focusing on Innovation and Product/Portfolio Management. He is a Teacher, Leader, and Inventor.

Monday, November 6, 2017 — 11:30 to 12:20 AM to 12:20 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr. Philip Klipstein, from the Antimonide Based Compound Semiconductor Research Program (ABCS), Semiconductor Devices (SCD), Haifa, Israel

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST
  “The Perfect Pitch” event is a half-day competition that asks four-person teams of graduate or undergraduate students to develop a detailed plan for addressing a “wicked problem” of today.  
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 — 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM EST
A café with Conversation Café on the awning

Join us to informally discuss about a range of topics, including ones you suggest, or get some help composing your comments on the LEARN discussion boards. We’ll have coffee and tea available, so remember to bring a mug.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST

The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) and the Kindred Credit Union invite you to join us for the CPA's Peace Incubator Showcase.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

This workshop offers graduate students an introduction to the world of academic publishing. You will learn about the steps in the publication process, including revising course work before submitting it to journals, communicating effectively with journal editors, and handling comments from reviewers.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 — 11:30 to 12:20 AM to 12:20 PM EST
Patrick Brill-Edwards

AHS alumnus, Dr. Patrick-Brill Edwards, will discuss the on-going tension between the science and the pseudo-science of the implementation of Gardasil.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EST

Autorickshaw’s music lies on the cultural cutting edge, as contemporary jazz, funk and folk easily rub shoulders with the classical and popular music of India. Formed in 2003, Autorickshaw is one of the most intriguing acts on the world music and jazz landscapes, garnering 2004 and 2007 JUNO nominations for World Music Album of the Year, winning a Canadian Independent Music Award in 2005, and a John Lennon Songwriting Competition Grand Prize in World Music and the CAPACOA Touring Artist of the Year award, both in 2008.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Group writing in a classroom

Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together. After the writing session you are welcome to stay to discuss writing goals, challenges and strategies with your colleagues.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

For Junior
Co-op Students 
Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 — 7:00 PM EST

Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement invites you to the How Change Happens speaking tour! Learn about poverty and gender inequality from Duncan Green, the author of How Change Happens, as well as the president of the Jamaica Household Workers Union, and the Executive Director of Oxfam Canada. 

Come to St. Jerome's University on November 8 at 7:00 pm.

Register here.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Event poster graphic for for Pitch Like A Pro workshop

Join us this week for the free workshop, Pitch to Win. How do you get people interested in your ideas? Learn what makes a good pitch and practice in a low-pressure environment.

We encourage you to register for the workshop and free pizza!

Thursday, November 9, 2017 (all day)
WISE logo

The Council for Clean & Reliable Energy (CCRE) in partnership with the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy, a leading Canadian innovation centre at the University of Waterloo, is hosting its second annual Technology Innovation and Policy Forum on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Join us for this important event, bringing together policy makers, technology innovators, leading researchers, government experts and entrepreneurs.

Thursday, November 9, 2017 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior
Co-op and Graduating Students 
Theme - Quality Assurance and Control , Theme - Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography , Theme - Computing: Software, Theme - Computing: Quality Assurance , Theme - Computing: Information Systems , Theme - Information Science and Data Management , Theme - Business Administration, Theme - Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization, Theme - Computing: Hardware

Thursday, November 9, 2017 — 5:30 PM EST

Sponsored by the Astley Family Foundation, this evening will present a dance performance that was inspired by stories told about self harm, about coping, about loneliness, yearning, and connection.

Choreography

Thursday, November 9, 2017 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

Nationalism is back, and it's very angry. Join us to learn about the driving forces that put Trump (and others like him) in power, and what might be done to contain them.

Thursday, November 9, 2017 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Speed Mentoring Night, November 9, 6:00pm

Join us for a unique speed mentoring experience to prepare for the 2018 Hult Prize Competition. Learn and network with leaders from the six principles dimensions of energy themes: health, connectivity, education, agriculture, water and mobility.

About the Hult Prize @ UWaterloo

The Hult Prize is the world’s largest student competition for social good, encouraging teams from across the world to launch social ventures that aim to solve the planet’s most pressing problems.

Thursday, November 9, 2017 — 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM EST
Long Night Against Procrastination

Get started on your writing, with experts on hand to help you with your time-management, research, and writing questions. Get tips and strategies for managing stress, and academic and extra-curricular workload. Take part in our workshops facilitated by experts and an Arts Professor.

Friday, November 10, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Write together. Connect to our grad writing community to stay focused and motivated!

Fridays 9am – 12pm, SCH 228F

Friday, November 10, 2017 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EST
Dr. Fayçal Saffih

In this talk Dr. Fayçal Saffih presents his implementations of intelligence on Silicon Photonics to realize smart CMOS Image sensors from System (chip) level, down to Circuit level and finally down to Device (semiconductor). All these bio-inspired implementations are intended to mimic biological intelligence of vision systems to answer the stringent imaging requirements in biomedical imaging, remote/wireless imaging and inspection and security imaging to name a few applications.    

Friday, November 10, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Drawing on examples from popular culture including movies, television, comics and music videos, this presentation will explore the emergence of Afrofuturism as a literary and film genre, aesthetic movement and academic methodology.

Friday, November 10, 2017 — 5:00 PM to Sunday, November 12, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST to Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 19:30
Hack4Health logo

Hack4Health (H4H) is a non-traditional hackathon with a focus on social impact and improving quality of life for those living with MS or dementia.

Friday, November 10, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST
Brave with Amanda Kind

BRAVE

A Concert Celebrating Courage, Compassion and Community

In support of Aurora House for victims of human trafficking

Join local performer Amanda Kind and fellow UW alumni and current students for an evening of meaningful music in a variety of styles in support of a great cause. Everything from classical and jazz to Broadway showtunes and pop hits is on this diverse and entertaining concert including "The Rain is Over and Gone," "Seasons of Love," "Man in the Mirror," "Imagine," "Brave" and more.

Featuring a small ensemble choir, voice instructor Stephanie Kramer, and many other guest vocalists!

Saturday, November 11, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
James Walker

The Department of History presents a one-day symposium to honour the scholarship of James Walker, as well as show the ways in which his teaching and his research has influenced the field of historical studies.

Monday, November 13, 2017 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Bachelor
Co-op and Graduating Students 
Theme - Manufacturing and Process Engineering, Theme - Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Monday, November 13, 2017 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Wei Lu, from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Monday, November 13, 2017 — 4:45 PM to 6:00 PM EST
An Act of Genocide book

Dr. Karen Stote: "Colonialism and the Sterilization of Indigenous Women in Canada." Copies of Dr. Stote's book, An Act of Genocide, will be for sale prior to the talk. 

Monday, November 13, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Bachelor
Co-op and Graduating Students 
Theme - Manufacturing and Process Engineering, Theme - Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Monday, November 13, 2017 — 7:00 PM EST
 Carl Skoggard

Join us at Open Sesame, downtown Kitchener's distinctive gift shop/gallery/book store, for a reading by Carl Skoggard, translator of the novel Georg by Siegfried Kracauer. Best remembered today for his exploration of early German cinema (From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological Study of the German Film), Siegfried Kracauer (1889-1966, pictured left) was the editor for cultural affairs at Germany’s leading liberal newspaper during the Weimar Republic.

Monday, November 13, 2017 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST

For Senior
Graduating Students 
Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing

PwC Bermuda is a CPA Training Office. SAF co-op and MAcc graduates can work at the firm's Hamilton, Bermuda practice and earn the required professional experience needed for the Canadian CPA designation.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
President Hamdullahpur portrait

Every year, members of the University of Waterloo community get together for the President's Town Hall.

It's our campus community's signature, once-a-year opportunity to take a step back and look at the big picture, while engaging President Hamdullahpur and other senior administrators in a Q&A about the issues that matter to you.

The winning student design in the Celebration 2017 Legacy Project will be announced at the President’s Town Hall Meeting this year.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Enterprise Co-op student Erik Van Ees

Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) allows students to pursue an entrepreneurial co-op option in which students start their own business while earning a co-op credit. Attend an info session to learn more! 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 — 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM EST
A café with Conversation Café on the awning

Join us to informally discuss about a range of topics, including ones you suggest, or get some help composing your comments on the LEARN discussion boards. We’ll have coffee and tea available, so remember to bring a mug.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EST

Eviole [ay-vee-oh-lay] is a group of five musicians focusing on the music written in the 17th century (ish). The music from this time is astonishingly beautiful, grounded in text/poetry, deliciously intricate, and often quite cheeky.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Group writing in a classroom

Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together. After the writing session you are welcome to stay to discuss writing goals, challenges and strategies with your colleagues.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Mike Salvaris.

Mike Salvaris, Director of the Australian National Development Index, will discuss defining social progress "beyond GDP" and feature Australian initiatives informed by the Canadian Index of Wellbeing based at University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
Illustration of cheques for $5,000

Looking to see the next big thing? Join us at the Velocity Fund $5K Qualifiers to watch UWaterloo students pitch!

This is the first of two nights of $5K Qualifiers, you can watch either or both!

Thursday, November 16, 2017 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Literature reviews are a keystone of academic writing. This workshop explores using the Matrix Method to manage your literature review.  Bring a laptop or mobile device so that you can begin applying this method to your own work. 

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM GMT

What is most important to you in a career? This workshop will help you explore your values and show how they can be used for ongoing career development.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
Biomedical Discussion Group

Dr. Todd Hoare
Associate Professor and University Scholar, Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University
Canada Research Chair in Engineered Smart Materials (Tier 2)
 

Abstract:

Thursday, November 16, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST
Tipping Points in Complex Systems

Yonatan Strauch

PhD Candidate, Social and Ecological Sustainability

Faculty of Environment

Thursday, November 16, 2017 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
Illustration of cheques for $5,000

Looking to see the next big thing? Join us at the Velocity Fund $5K Qualifiers to watch UWaterloo students pitch!

This is the second of two nights of $5K Qualifiers, you can watch either or both!

Thursday, November 16, 2017 — 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST
Dr. Matthew Lamanna

The Paul Karrow Lecture Series

Join us on Thursday November 16th for the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences annual Paul Karrow Lecture Series!

Paul F. Karrow is distinguished Professor Emeritus, Quaternary Geology. He is one of the founding members and first chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Waterloo.  This lecture series is related to soft rock geology.

2017 Paul Karrow Lecture Series:

Friday, November 17, 2017 — 8:30 AM EST

The Need for a Spiritual Revolution in Residential Care

Presented by Kristine Theurer, MA (Gerontology), PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia

Friday, November 17, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Write together. Connect to our grad writing community to stay focused and motivated!

Fridays 9am – 12pm, SCH 228F

Friday, November 17, 2017 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

What are the key ingredients to effective sustainability governance in cities? How can initiatives led by cities emerge as crucial actors in the complex transformation toward more sustainable development?

Friday, November 17, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Speaker: Valérie Gélinas

Really Banking Cool – How students are influencing the way we work

Disruption is everywhere with companies changing the way they do business to attract a new generation of consumers. This includes financial services companies and specifically, Canada’s big banks.  Find out how RBC is changing the way they approach business problems and disrupting themselves by harnessing the creative energy and innovative thinking of their student hires. It’s just one of the ways they are building the digitally enabled bank of the future.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

As part of the third annual Waterloo Nanotechnology Conference (WNC), the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a Distinguished Lecture by Professor Joanna Aizenberg, Professor of Materials Science, Chemistry, and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Lecture: 2:00-3:00pm

Monday, November 20, 2017 — 4:30 PM EST
Ancient foods

Join us for this year's Sally Weaver Award presentation and guest lecture! Guest speaker, Dr. Shanti Morell-Hart (Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University) will be presenting a lecture titled: 

Ancient Foods and Gastronomic Heritage

Monday, November 20, 2017 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

For Junior
Co-op Students 
Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Securing copyright or permission to publish are essential considerations in academic publishing. In this workshop, you’ll learn to navigate copyright challenges using research organization methods, writing skills, and licencing documentation.

Please bring your laptop and an image, graph, or figure that you would like to use in your work with you.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 10:00 to 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr. Amit Goyal & Dr. Thomas Thundat, from the institute for Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water (RENEW), University at Buffalo, New York, United States

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 10:30 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
WISE Logo

Erik Veneman, Vice President, Innovation and Growth, Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Catherine Murphy, from the Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, United States

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
For Junior
Co-op Students 
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST

For Junior
Co-op Students 
Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM EST
A café with Conversation Café on the awning

Join us to informally discuss about a range of topics, including ones you suggest, or get some help composing your comments on the LEARN discussion boards. We’ll have coffee and tea available, so remember to bring a mug.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Velocity incorporated into an illustration of a periodic table of elements.

Come on out to the Velocity Science Brainstorming workshop - an event to help any student develop a science-based startup.  

We will be joined by Harry Gandhi, Co-founder of Medella Health, who will be leading the brainstorming for the night. This workshop is open to undergraduate and graduate students from all faculties.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EST

The Excellence Canada Advisory Committee is holding two open sessions in November to share findings from the Excellence Canada survey and focus groups. 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EST

Classical guitarist Celia Linde is acclaimed for her personal style, her captivating temperament and for her wide range of musical interpretations.  She tours frequently throughout Europe, the U.S., Canada, Finland, Scandinavia, Russia, and Turkey. As a recitalist Celia Linde has performed in numerous festivals and international concert Halls including the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and others.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Group writing in a classroom

Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together. After the writing session you are welcome to stay to discuss writing goals, challenges and strategies with your colleagues.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST
Medicine bottles on a shelf

Lucia Turin and Saskia Wilson-Brown

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Poster graphic for Startup Rollercoaster workshop

Attend a panel of guest speakers for an AMA geared towards learning from common and frequent mistakes made during the startup journey. We will be joined by three entrepreneurs that have been there and done that, so don't miss the opportunity to learn from their experience.  

We encourage you to register for the workshop and free pizza!

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

You already know about the Matrix Method from Literature Review Part A and have completed one.  Now in Part B, learn to situate your research within the body of existing related scholarship.  Bring your completed matrix and your ideas for how best to organize and present the research so that it meshes with your own contribution to the field.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

The Excellence Canada Advisory Committee is holding two open sessions in November to share findings from the Excellence Canada survey and focus groups. 

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 2:30 PM EST

PhD candidate Robert Enouy and Associate Professor Andre Unger from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences will present, "Big Data Analysis of Residential Water Demand Records," on Thursday, November 23 at 2:30 p.m.

Please register.

More information

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

For Junior
Co-op Students 
Theme - Business Administration, Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing 

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

For Junior
Co-op Students 
Theme - Business Administration, Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing 

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
A hand holding a maijuana leaf

The Canadian federal government has vowed to make marijuana legal by July 2018. Join our panel of experts for a discussion about what this change will mean for Canadians and their health.

The discussion will be followed by a Q&A and will cover:

Marijuana: what it is and how it works Health effects of marijuana Marijuana and youth  Marijuana impairment 

Speakers:

Friday, November 24, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Write together. Connect to our grad writing community to stay focused and motivated!

Fridays 9am – 12pm, SCH 228F

Friday, November 24, 2017 — 10:30 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr. Bruno Ehrler, from the Hybrid Solar Cells Group, AMOLF, Science Park, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Friday, November 24, 2017 — 7:00 PM EST
Michael Jackson Vespers

Saturday, November 25, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Portrait of Joan Steigerwald

Novalis drafted The Novices at Sais between 1798 and 1799. He planned to reconceive it as a “truly symbolic novel of nature” in 1800, but left the work incomplete on his death, leaving us a rich series of questions to explore. Join us for a workshop Nov 25.

Saturday, November 25, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST

The University of Waterloo Balinese Gamelan Ensemble will perform a selection of traditional and modern compositions.  First started in 2013, the ensemble led by artist-in-residence Dewa Suparta and Dr. Maisie Sum is expanding its repertoire and level every term.  

Sunday, November 26, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST

St. Lucia’s Day, Yi Ping, Diwali, Obon, Hanukkah, Advent and Christmas -- festivals of light.  Around the world, groups have fashioned holidays, festivals, and rituals around it. With these rituals come beautiful practices. The UW Choir will explore music from India, Japan, Thailand, and Sweden as well as Canadian traditional music for Advent and Christmas.  The UW Choir is directed by Dr. Gerard Yun.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST
Poster

The exhibit showcases student projects on various forms of social oppression, including racism, sexism, heterosexism, cissexism, and ableism. Attendees will be able to interact with aspects of the exhibit in order to better understand these injustices and how they function within society. This will be an opportunity for individuals to learn from students and to engage with them, in open conversation regarding privilege, and how to better address systemic oppression through social justice.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Enterprise Co-op student Erik Van Ees

Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) allows students to pursue an entrepreneurial co-op option in which students start their own business while earning a co-op credit. Attend an info session to learn more! 

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

You Talked. We Listened.

After extensive consultation with WIN members, we are calling a Town Hall meeting to reflect on what we’ve heard and to further discuss and confirm what you’d like to see from WIN over the next 3 to 5 years

We look forward to hearing from you.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM EST
A café with Conversation Café on the awning

Join us to informally discuss about a range of topics, including ones you suggest, or get some help composing your comments on the LEARN discussion boards. We’ll have coffee and tea available, so remember to bring a mug.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST
Winnetou, by Karl May

We're going back to the Wild West, German style, with Karl May's "Winnetou I" (1893). In this first, and perhaps most famous, instalment of the Winnetou trilogy, German Old Shatterhand meets and develops a deep friendship with Apache chief Winnetou.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Group writing in a classroom

Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together. After the writing session you are welcome to stay to discuss writing goals, challenges and strategies with your colleagues.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
poster detail with woman walking along road

Unfortunately, this Indigenous Speakers Series event is cancelled due to an unexpected, but important, engagement that has arisen for Marie Clements. Please mark your calendar for our next planned event on January 18, featuring writer and publisher Kateri Akiwenze-Damm, addressing issues of cultural appropriation.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 11:00 to 15:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
Velocity Fund Finals poster graphic

The Velocity Fund is a pitch competition, held three times a year, for startups and aspiring entrepreneurs to win a share of $125,000 in funding. Join us for the Velocity Fund Finals on November 30 from 11:00am – 3:00pm.

We encourage you to register to reserve your spot in the audience today!

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 2:30 PM EST
Water Talk Banner

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Professor John Hartig, Fulbright Scholar serving as the Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Global Governance at Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, presents, "Bringing Conservation to Cities: Lessons From Building the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge."

Light refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST

A representative from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be presenting on the requirements to apply for Permanent Residence in Canada through the Express Entry system. This presentation will be most beneficial for students who have qualifying work experience under Federal Skilled Worker or Canadian Experience Class. Space is limited. 

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 8:00 PM EST

"Ah, music. A magic beyond all we do here."  JK Rowling
The orchestra@uwaterloo produces many such magical moments. Directed by Daniel Warren, students, staff, faculty and alumni from all faculties join together to play beautiful symphonic music.

This concert will feature the Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake Suite, Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, and Dvorak's Symphony No. 6 in D Major.

Free admission, tickets available at the door.

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