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October 2018

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Thursday, July 12, 2018 (all day) to Friday, October 5, 2018 (all day) to Fri, 10/05/2018 (All day)
New Era of Peace Header

This exhibition, sponsored by Mennonite Central Committee and curated by the Korean Art Forum, collects rarely seen works by American, Chinese, North and South Korean artists.

Monday, October 1, 2018 (all day) to Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (all day) to Tue, 10/23/2018 (All day)
Velocity Fund Apps open

The Velocity Fund is a non-equity grant program for startups that offers $390,000 each year to startups through its Velocity Fund $25K and Velocity Fund $5K programs.

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. For the Velocity Fund $5K competition, four student ideas or student-driven startups receive $5,000 to help them grow their ideas and start their businesses. The top applicants will present their pitches at the Velocity Fund Finals on November 27.

Monday, October 1, 2018 — 9:00 AM to Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — 6:00 PM EDT to Tue, 10/02/2018 - 18:00
Germany Scenary

Monday, October 1, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS. Sign up for one of the dates listed.

Strengthening Motivation

Learn how to:

Solve problems more effectively Set achievable goals Overcome obstacles and increase chances for success Relax using progressive muscle relaxation
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — 8:00 AM EDT
Students standing behind the Waterloo sign that's covered in red

This event is the University of Waterloo's United Way campaign launch. You can support us out by decorating your office space red or wearing red. There will be student buskers performing in various locations across campus throughout the day creating enthusiasm for campaign month.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — 10:00 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: PhD, Senior, Masters, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Colourful Open House

Please join us for the 

Waterloo Institute for Complexity & Innovation's

Open House

on

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 

in

DC 1301, "The Fishbowl"

from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Network with faculty and students interested in complex systems.

Meet WICI's Director Dr. Dawn Parker and other WICI Members.

Learn about upcoming events and initiatives.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Intermediate, PhD, Senior 
Student Type: Co-op,Graduating 

Theme - Computing: Hardware Construction and Infrastructure Development Finance and Investment Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management Business Administration Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM EDT
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, October 2, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Masters, Intermediate, Junior 
Student Type: Co-op,Graduating 

Theme - Insurance and Risk Management Information Science and Data Management Business Administration Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Actuarial Opportunities

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — 11:00 to 11:00 AM EDT

Student Level: Senior 
Student Type: Graduating 

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.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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, October 3, 2018 — 4:00 PM EDT

The Indigenous Speakers Series presents renowned author and teacher Lee Maracle, who will be joined by choreographer Bill Coleman for an integrated lecture/dance performance. 

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS. Select one of the dates listed.

Cultivating Resiliency

Learn how to:

Develop healthier self-care habits Shift unhelpful mindsets Deal with disappointment Motivate yourself after failure Relax using breathing techniques
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Building a Kickass Team poster graphic

This event will help you build the best team for you and your business. Come meet other eager entrepreneurs, Velocity Startup Coach, Phil Everson and Co-founder of Grobo, Bjorn Dawson.

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

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — 10:00 PM to Thursday, October 4, 2018 — 4:00 AM EDT to Thu, 10/04/2018 - 04:00
Shark about to bite on a character saying help me

Sometimes periods bite. This event is aimed at decreasing the taboo around periods, starting conversations and educating!

Thursday, October 4, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Mingle with industry experts, ask questions, and make new connections! At this upcoming event, industry and business experts will be available to answer questions and help you get on the right track to becoming an entrepreneur! Whether you're starting a business, freelancing, creating a new product, or generally building your entrepreneurial skills - this is your chance to make the right connections and expand your professional network.

Friday, October 5, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Fridays 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 — 10:00 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Have you made a New Year’s resolution to finish your thesis, dissertation, or other writing project? In this workshop, you’ll learn what writing experts have discovered about how to set up a writing schedule, avoid procrastination, and set goals in order to make consistent, sustainable progress.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 — 4:00 PM EDT

1-hour support group for anyone struggling with disordered eating or issues with food

All students are welcome to drop-in at any session to speak in a friendly, informal and confidential space The group will be facilitated by a student volunteer and a Campus Wellness clinician Sessions will run every 2nd Tuesday and 4th Wednesday of the month Sign up is available on LEADS or drop-in to any session
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (all day)
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (all day)

AutoTech Symposium is an annual one-day event that brings together automotive and information technology innovators. Now in its third year, the symposium connects decision-makers across the converging auto and IT landscape. With keynotes speakers, panel discussions, and industry exhibits, the AutoTech topics include artificial intelligence, automation, connectivity, cybersecurity, and driver health.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Notebook with pencil

This training teaches students, staff, and faculty how to recognize and support someone who may be having thoughts of suicide. QPR is an education and awareness program that provides direction as to how to Question a person with thoughts of suicide, how to Persuade them to get help, and how to Refer the person to appropriate professional resources.

Training content:

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 — 11:45 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Research Talks

Join four researchers at Research Talks for a panel presentation and discussion examining advancements in patient diagnosis and treatment for Waterloo staff, faculty, and students:

Thursday, October 11, 2018 — 5:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Intermediate, Junior 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

SCI - Environmental Science Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems

Our BDO IT Solutions group will be on campus hosting an event and we are excited to meet you! You will have the opportunity to learn more about our IT Solutions practice, the opportunities we have available and network with our great team of professionals

Thursday, October 11, 2018 — 5:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Intermediate, Junior 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

SCI - Environmental Science Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems

Our BDO IT Solutions group will be on campus hosting an event and we are excited to meet you! You will have the opportunity to learn more about our IT Solutions practice, the opportunities we have available and network with our great team of professionals

Thursday, October 11, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT
Dean Peachey

Backward/Forward: Reflections on Peace, Conflict and Human Rights, with Dean Peachey, the 2018 recipient of the Conrad Grebel Distinguished Alumni Service Award. This conversation, hosted by Professor Reina Neufeldt, will focus on Dean's current work and some reminiscing on the early years as the Peace and Conflict Studies program was emerging at Waterloo.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT
Banner with event title on it

Join us for a conversation with Dean Peachey, 2018 recipient of the Conrad Grebel Distinguished Alumni Service Award. We will focus on his current work while also reminiscing about the early years as the Peace and Conflict Studies program was emerging at the University of Waterloo.

Friday, October 12, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Fridays 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Friday, October 12, 2018 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This workshop will provide tips and practical experience on how to write an annotated bibliography, including using RefWorks to assist in its creation. A RefWorks account and basic knowledge of/experience with RefWorks is expected.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Friday, October 12, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Masters, Intermediate, Junior 
Student Type: Co-op 

Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Marketing and Communication Human Resources Digital and Graphic Media; Web Site Design and Development Sales and Business Development Project and Process Management Business Administration

For website: click under 'Student Opportunities' link

Friday, October 12, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Masters, Intermediate, Junior 
Student Type: Co-op 

Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Marketing and Communication Human Resources Digital and Graphic Media; Web Site Design and Development Sales and Business Development Project and Process Management Business Administration

For website: click under 'Student Opportunities' link

Monday, October 15, 2018 (all day) to Thursday, October 18, 2018 (all day) to Thu, 10/18/2018 (All day)
Quantum Innovators Logo

The Quantum Innovators in science and engineering workshop brings together the most promising young researchers in quantum physics and engineering. Guests are invited for a four-day conference aimed at exploring the frontier of our field. 

Monday, October 15, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Computing: Hardware Computing: Software

If you're interested in Software or Hardware Engineering opportunities join our Director of Engineering and Software Engineering Lead (Waterloo Alumni), Michael Olley and Chris Guirguis at our Info Session.

Monday, October 15, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Computing: Hardware Computing: Software

If you're interested in Software or Hardware Engineering opportunities join our Director of Engineering and Software Engineering Lead (Waterloo Alumni), Michael Olley and Chris Guirguis at our Info Session.

Monday, October 15, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Bachelor, PhD 
Student Type: Graduating 

Monday, October 15, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Bachelor, PhD 
Student Type: Graduating 

Monday, October 15, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Bachelor, PhD 
Student Type: Graduating 

Theme - Insurance and Risk Management Finance and Investment Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management Accounting and Financial Auditing Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Invictus RG Pte Ltd

Monday, October 15, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Intermediate, Senior 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Computing: Software

KARAT: Engineering a Better Technical Interview

with Kyle Wenholz, Technical Lead at Karat

Please join Karat for a special presentation on... Engineering a Better Technical Interview (and how to make sure you ace your next one)

Monday, October 15, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Intermediate, Senior 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Computing: Software

KARAT: Engineering a Better Technical Interview

with Kyle Wenholz, Technical Lead at Karat

Please join Karat for a special presentation on... Engineering a Better Technical Interview (and how to make sure you ace your next one)

Monday, October 15, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS. Sign up for one of the dates listed.

Cultivating Thinking

Learn how to:

Identify unhelpful thinking patterns Challenge and modify unhelpful thoughts Think in a more balanced way Relax using mindfulness strategies
Monday, October 15, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Intermediate, Masters, Senior 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems

eSentire: Networking and Information Session

Monday, October 15, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Intermediate, Masters, Senior 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems

eSentire: Networking and Information Session

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 — 10:00 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Intermediate, Junior, Senior 
Student Type: Co-op,Graduating 

Computing: Software
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
A picture of a river

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 — 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM EDT
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, October 16, 2018 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Entrepreneurship at Environment and GreenHouse invite you to the Experts and Opportunities: Jack Rosen Ideation Workshop.

Do you have an innovative idea for the Jack Rosen Memorial Award to solve, mitigate or prevent an environmental problem? Don’t have an idea but are interested in the Jack Rosen competition? We are here to help!

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

Student Level: PhD, Intermediate, Masters, Senior, Junior 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems

Splunk Networking Night

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: PhD, Senior, Masters, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Computing: Hardware Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems Supply Chain Management and Logistics
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT
Ellen McAteer, soprano

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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, October 17, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Masters, Junior 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Junior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op 

Computing: Software
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS. Select one of the dates listed.

Cultivating Resiliency

Learn how to:

Identify emotional triggers Regulate emotions with self-soothing, coping thoughts, and grounding Increase pleasurable activities Relax using guided imagery visualization
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

The incredible explosion in the power of artificial intelligence is evident in daily headlines proclaiming big breakthroughs. What are the remaining differences between machine and human intelligence? Professors Chris Eliasmith and Paul Thagard discuss AI now and in the future.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster graphic

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

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

Thursday, October 18, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Junior, PhD, , Intermediate, Masters 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Insurance and Risk Management Theme - Computing: Hardware Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management

Aviva Canada Information Technology Info Session

Thursday, October 18, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Junior, Intermediate, Senior 
Student Type: Co-op 

Computing: Software
Thursday, October 18, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
WaterTalks logo

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, William Blomquist, professor of Political Science at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, will be presenting, "Notes from Underground: A Groundwater Perspective on Water Resource Governance and Management."

Thursday, October 18, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Intermediate, Senior 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Thursday, October 18, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Junior, Senior, Masters, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Information Science and Data Management

Who is Statistics Canada? What do we do? What kind of people are we looking for? Come to this information session to learn how your knowledge, training, and skills can contribute to this dynamic organization. Learn about our Recruit Development programs. Talk with one of our ex-co-op students. Come explore future career opportunities!

Thursday, October 18, 2018 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
The Body Project ad - Women standing together outside

All female students are invited to participate in The Body Project, a group at University of Waterloo that is aimed at helping young women feel better about their bodies!

Register to participate on LEADS.

More details

Thursday, October 18, 2018 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
Alleviating Anxiety - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn strategies to manage stress and anxiety

Thursday, October 18, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
Banner with event title on it

The 2018 Benjamin Eby Lecture features Professor Alicia Batten, presenting "Memory, Identity, and the Sermon on the Mount: The Case of André Trocmé." Trocmé is famous for his efforts to rescue refugees fleeing from authorities during WWII.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT
2018 Eby Lecture with Alicia Batten

The 2018 Benjamin Eby Lecture features Professor Alicia Batten, presenting "Memory, Identity, and the Sermon on the Mount: The Case of André Trocmé."

Thursday, October 18, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Intermediate, Junior 
Student Type: Co-op 

Construction and Infrastructure Development Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization
Friday, October 19, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Fridays 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Friday, October 19, 2018 — 9:00 AM to Saturday, October 20, 2018 — 6:00 PM EDT to Sat, 10/20/2018 - 18:00
Aqua culture logo

Pulsus Group invites all the participants around the globe to World Congress on Recent Advances in Aquaculture Research & Fisheries Scheduled during October 19-20, 2018 at Rome, Italy.

Friday, October 19, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Junior, Senior, Masters, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Computing: Hardware Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems
Friday, October 19, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, PhD, Senior 
Student Type: Graduating 

Theme - Insurance and Risk Management Finance and Investment Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management Accounting and Financial Auditing Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Program Introduction

Monday, October 22, 2018 (all day) to Friday, October 26, 2018 (all day) to Fri, 10/26/2018 (All day)
Logo for Quantum Innovators

The Quantum Innovators in Computer Science and Mathematics workshop brings together promising researchers working on theoretical aspects of quantum information and computation in computer science and mathematics. Guests are invited for a five-day conference aimed at exploring the frontier of our field.

Monday, October 22, 2018 — 9:30 AM to Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 4:30 PM EDT to Wed, 10/24/2018 - 16:30
Banner with event title on it

Waterloo Bookstore will be having a book sale featuring academic titles. This book sale will include titles from Mathematics to Science to Humanities and Literary Classics. You will not be disappointed by our wide variety, and great prices; you are "bound" to find something you like!

Monday, October 22, 2018 — 11:00 to 14:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
Further Education Fair

Get the information you need to start program research or support your application for further study. Talk to representatives from teaching, law, MBA, engineering, health, pharmacy, optometry, veterinary medicine, social work, college post-degree/certificate programs in Canada and abroad. Check out the full institution list online the week before the event.

Monday, October 22, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op,Graduating 

Monday, October 22, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Intermediate, Senior 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Computing: Hardware Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems
Monday, October 22, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS. Sign up for one of the dates listed.

Strengthening Motivation

Learn how to:

Solve problems more effectively Set achievable goals Overcome obstacles and increase chances for success Relax using progressive muscle relaxation
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 10:00 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Senior, PhD, Junior, Intermediate, Masters, 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Development of a dedicated head and neck positron emission tomography system

Dr. Shiva Abbaszadeh
Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 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.

For undergraduate students.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Senior, Junior, Intermediate, PhD 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Computing: Software Information Science and Data Management Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

MemSQL: The Real-Time Database Presentation

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 4:30 PM EDT
Cultural Translation

Soheila Esfahani

This exhibition features the work of artist and cultural translator Soheila Esfahani. As an Iranian Canadian, Soheila has lived in what she calls a “negotiated third space” and her artwork emerges from her reflections on this experience.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 4:30 PM EDT
Banner with event title on it with a picture of ducks

This Grebel Gallery exhibit features the work of artist Soheila Esfahani. As an Iranian Canadian, Soheila has lived in what she calls a “negotiated third space” and her artwork emerges from her reflections on this experience. Join us for the exhibit launch reception on Tuesday, October 23 at 4:30 PM.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM EDT
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, October 23, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Junior 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Senior, Junior, PhD, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Construction and Infrastructure Development Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems Marketing and Communication Business Administration Accounting and Financial Auditing

Twitter #WaterlooLIVE

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT
Michael Wood Trio

This concert will feature an eclectic mix of music by Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea, and Monk.  Performers Michael Wood on vibes/percussion, Steve Clark on bass, and Rob LaRose on percussion have a wealth of experience between them.

See Music Events page for updates.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
October 24 - Student Mental Health Forum - 2pm

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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, October 24, 2018 — 3:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Masters, Bachelor, Intermediate, Junior, PhD 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Computing: Hardware Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Consistency with Cockroach Labs

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 4:00 PM EDT

1-hour support group for anyone struggling with disordered eating or issues with food

All students are welcome to drop-in at any session to speak in a friendly, informal and confidential space The group will be facilitated by a student volunteer and a Campus Wellness clinician Sessions will run every 2nd Tuesday and 4th Wednesday of the month Sign up is available on LEADS or drop-in to any session
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, PhD, Bachelor 
Student Type: Graduating 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: PhD, Masters, Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Computing: Hardware Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems Digital and Graphic Media; Web Site Design and Development\

Work with us at Top Hat

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS. Select one of the dates listed.

Cultivating Resiliency

Learn how to:

Develop healthier self-care habits Shift unhelpful mindsets Deal with disappointment Motivate yourself after failure Relax using breathing techniques
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
Drew Haydon Taylor

Waterloo Centre for German Studies invites you to a screening of the documentary film, Searching for Winnetou, and a conversation with Ojibway author and humourist Drew Hayden Taylor about his quest to understand the roots of the German obsession with Native North Americans.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Senior, Intermediate, PhD 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Computing: Hardware Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems Project and Process Management Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Lime x uWaterloo

Join the movement at: https://www.li.me/careers

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Poster graphic for Co-op Rollercoaster workshop

Join us as we take a ride on the Co-op Rollercoaster. This event will show you the ups and downs of working for a startup company. Students who previously did a co-op term for a startup will explain their day to day activities and workplace realities from these business.

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

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 10:00 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

This consultation session is open to all University of Waterloo undergraduate students. The strategic plan consultations will gather input and feedback on what we need to achieve by 2025 and what success looks like.

Register for this consultation session

Know before you go

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Masters, PhD, Junior, Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Computing: Hardware Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management Accounting and Financial Auditing Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Tangerine Bank

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Masters, PhD, Junior, Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Computing: Hardware Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management Accounting and Financial Auditing Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Tangerine Bank

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

On Thursday October 25 we'll be serving delicious homemade soup in the STC lobby (by Starbucks) from 11:30am to 1:30pm. All proceeds will be donated to the University of Waterloo United Way campaign.

Minimum suggested donation is $5 and we’ll have three types of soup, including a vegan option.

Book lunch with your colleagues – you could even add the event right to their Outlook calendar!

Say thank you to a colleague by taking them out for a bowl of soup

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Laura Frey Law.

Professor Laura Frey Law of University of Iowa examines how improved muscle fatigue properties may coexist with higher ratings of perceived fatigue, in conjunction with reduced strength. Implications for training, musculoskeletal injury and functional performance will be discussed.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: PhD, Bachelor, Masters 
Student Type: Graduating 

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op 

Theme - Computing: Hardware Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems
Friday, October 26, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Fridays 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Friday, October 26, 2018 — 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Notebook with pens

This training consists of a facilitated discussion of the online More Feet on the Ground mental health education program. This program uses those online materials, as well as vignettes to teach students, staff, and faculty how to Recognize, Respond, and Refer individuals experiencing mental health concerns on campus.

Registration is on LEADS.

Friday, October 26, 2018 — 9:59 AM EDT

This is a concert about storytelling.  Surprisingly, Rossini's Barber of Sevilleis not a story about a rabbit masquerading as a barber but a love story complete with disguises and mistaken identity and love triumphs in the end.

Friday, October 26, 2018 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, October 27, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT to Sat, 10/27/2018 - 17:00
Earth Sciences Museum with two dinosaurs

Join us at University of Waterloo's Earth Sciences Museum for our annual Gem and Mineral Show and Science Open House! Over 35 interactive activities for all ages, and admission is free. Visit our website for more details.

Event website

Friday, October 26, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

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.

Friday, October 26, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Join Bryson McLachlan, BKI 2015, as he discusses why complexity is the greatest challenge facing you and the world you live in, and what you can do about it.

Saturday, October 27, 2018 — 10:00 to 16:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
Event banner with event information on it

Monday, October 29, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Junior, Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Manufacturing and Process Engineering Computing: Software

ArcelorMittal Dofasco Information session

Our product is steel. Our strength is people.

ArcelorMittal Dofasco is vital to North America's advanced manufacturing supply chain, helping develop lighter, stronger and more sustainable everyday products.

Monday, October 29, 2018 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
Monday, October 29, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Pens

This training teaches students, staff, and faculty to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first-aid resources. Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, they invite help to stay alive. safeTALK-trained helpers learn to recognize these invitations and take action.

Training content:

Monday, October 29, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

This consultation session is open to all University of Waterloo graduate students. The strategic plan consultations will gather input and feedback on what we need to achieve by 2025 and what success looks like.

Register for this consultation session.

Know before you go

Monday, October 29, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS. Sign up for one of the dates listed.

Cultivating Thinking

Learn how to:

Identify unhelpful thinking patterns Challenge and modify unhelpful thoughts Think in a more balanced way Relax using mindfulness strategies
Monday, October 29, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: PhD, Senior, Masters, Intermediate, Junior 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Construction and Infrastructure Development Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Draper AI Networking Night

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 — 10:00 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 — 10:00 AM to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 — 6:00 PM EDT to Wed, 10/31/2018 - 18:00
Pop-up store poster

Waterloo Store Pop-up shop happening October 30th-31st in the Student Life Centre Multi-Purpose Room. Door crashers, exclusive items and some returning favourites - we hope to see you there!

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Three sets of value cards in a row

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

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Junior, Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Professional and Technical Writing Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Presentation: Building an Outstanding Resume

Learn from industry experts on how to make your resume stand out among other applicants.

2:30pm-4:30pm

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Junior, Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Professional and Technical Writing Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Presentation: Building an Outstanding Resume

Learn from industry experts on how to make your resume stand out among other applicants.

2:30pm-4:30pm

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 — 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM EDT
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, October 31, 2018 — 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Buildings constitute a major component of end-use energy. Next generation technologies embedded in “smart” buildings will remain key to a low carbon energy future. This is a ‘meet-up’ of academic, industry & government experts who have come together to share insights & new ideas for our energy future.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Junior, Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Professional and Technical Writing Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Presentation: How to Stand Out at a Career Fair

Learn how to navigate a career fair, give the best first impression, and some resume tips.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

In this talk, Giang Tran will discuss the problem of finding the hidden structures in data, how we can incorporate data properties to formulate an accurate model, and how to use mathematical techniques to provide a rigorous analysis.

Giang Tran is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Applied Math. Her research interests are scientific computing, image processing, and compressed sensing.

About W3

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT
Lori Gemmell

Harpist Lori Gemmell and tenor James McLean will perform a selection of classical music.  This concert features French songs by Debussy, Faure and Tournier, British Folk songs by Benjamin Britten, and Glen Buhr's setting of Tolkien's epic Tale of Tinuviel.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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, October 31, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Junior, Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Theme - Professional and Technical Writing Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Presentation: Meet Uber

Hear about what makes Uber tick, internship program, and opportunities.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS. Select one of the dates listed.

Cultivating Resiliency

Learn how to:

Identify emotional triggers Regulate emotions with self-soothing, coping thoughts, and grounding Increase pleasurable activities Relax using guided imagery visualization
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster graphic for for Pitch to Win 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!

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