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Friday, March 1, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Tuesdays & Fridays  9 am –  12 pm, SCH 228F

Friday, March 1, 2019 — 12:30 to 16:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
lgbtq+ making spaces logo

This program was designed by members of the working group on sexual and gender diversity under the Provost's Advisory Committee on Equity (PACE), in collaboration with The Glow Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, is an education workshop (2.5 hours) and registration event (1 hour).

Friday, March 1, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 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.

Friday, March 1, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
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Join the Water Institute on March 1, in DWE 3518 to learn about AquaHacking 2019 -- a multi-stage competition that engages entrepreneurs, raising awareness of water issues and fostering their commitment to solving them.

Connect with other like-minded individuals, and here from previous AquaHacking winners now incubated in Waterloo's Velocity Garage.

Friday, March 1, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

A panel of Knowledge Integration students will reflect on their summer experiences, and how they applied their KI learning.

Friday, March 1, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
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Friday, March 1, 2019 — 6:00 PM to Sunday, March 3, 2019 — 11:00 PM EST to Sun, 03/03/2019 - 23:00
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Every year, one university from each region of Canada (Atlantic, Ontario, Quebec and Western) hosts 150 engineering undergraduate students for CEC. The competition has been organized by the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students (CFES) since 1985.

CEC is a valuable learning and networking experience for engineering undergraduate students, as expressed by CFES.

Monday, March 4, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
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With a great pleasure, we invite you to "10th Edition of International Conference on Biofuels and Bioenergy” During March 04-05, 2019 at, Barcelona, Spain. Biofuels 2019 would lay a platform for the interaction between experts around the world and aims in accelerating scientific discoveries. The main theme of the conference is " Leading Biofuels and Bioenergy for next Decade”.
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Monday, March 4, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
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
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Tuesdays & Fridays  9 am –  12 pm, SCH 228F

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Explore the ways that words and phrases fit together. Build simple and complex sentences. Make your paragraphs shine.

This four-part winter series welcomes undergraduate and graduate students at all levels of experience to explore the mechanics of English, experiment with how its pieces fit together, and practice proofreading and editing.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 — 10:30 to 10:30 AM EST
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Continuing Lecturer at the Stratford School of Interaction Design & Business, Paul Doherty and President of Ayr Nuclear Consulting, James C. Smith examine the history of nuclear development in Canada: what lead us down our own unique path in nuclear development?

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST

Student Level: Masters, Bachelor 
Student Type: Graduating 

Finance and Investment Business Administration Accounting and Financial Auditing Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Explore a Career in Finance at OpenText

OpenText is The Information Company, powering digital transformation to enable the Intelligent and Connected Enterprise while inspiring a new way to work.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

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.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 — 11:00 to 17:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
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Are you an entrepreneur seeking Dragon investment? Do you have a business that belongs on TV? Calling all inspiring entrepreneurs to represent their business for a chance to be featured next season on CBC. Pitch yourself and your product to the Dragon producers at the UWaterloo auditions. Open to those auditioning only.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
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Since January 2017, the Writing and Communication Centre has been hosting a weekly writing café for faculty. Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together.

2 p.m.  to 4 p.m. in SCH 228F

Thursday, March 7, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Friday, March 8, 2019 — 5:00 PM EST to Fri, 03/08/2019 - 17:00
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We overwhelmed to announce the commencement of its 32nd Euro Congress on Cancer Science and Therapy on March 07-08, 2019 at Barcelona, Spain. The conference is CME & CPD Accredited. Cancer Science 2019 is the primary event that brings together a unique and international experts, researchers and decision makers both from academia and industry across the world to exchange their knowledge, expertise and research innovations in the arena of cancer treatment.

Thursday, March 7, 2019 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Explore the ways that words and phrases fit together. Build simple and complex sentences. Make your paragraphs shine.

This four-part winter series welcomes undergraduate and graduate students at all levels of experience to explore the mechanics of English, experiment with how its pieces fit together, and practice proofreading and editing.

Friday, March 8, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Tuesdays & Fridays  9 am –  12 pm, SCH 228F

Friday, March 8, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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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, March 8, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 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.

Friday, March 8, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Join Ali Kraushaar, BKI grad 2014, as she describes her experiences working for a start up company in the fast-paced and quickly evolving cannabis industry.

Friday, March 8, 2019 — 7:30 PM EST
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Dr. Ysaÿe Barnwell, appointed as the College’s Rodney and Lorna Sawatsky Visiting Scholar, will offer the Sawatsky Lecture on “The Power of Music to Create Inclusive Communities.” Barnwell is a celebrated scholar, composer, choral clinician, vocalist, and former member of the African American female a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock.

Registration is required.

Saturday, March 9, 2019 — 10:00 to 16:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST

Have you applied for admission or received an offer of admission? Then be sure to join us for March Break Open House! Attend program information sessions, chat with professors and students, take a campus tour, visit our residences and more!

Saturday, March 9, 2019 — 7:00 PM EST
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Dr. Ysaÿe Barnwell, appointed as the College’s Rodney and Lorna Sawatsky Visiting Scholar, will offer a workshop on "Building a Vocal Community: The Power of Song in Community." Barnwell is a celebrated scholar, composer, choral clinician, vocalist, and former member of the African American female a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock.

This is a free public event, but registration is required.

Monday, March 11, 2019 (all day) to Tuesday, March 12, 2019 (all day) to Tue, 03/12/2019 (All day)

Euro Biomaterials 2019 welcomes you all for 5th Annual Conference on Biomaterials during March 11-12, 2019 at Nice, France .The conference is organizing with a innovative theme on ‘’Advanced concepts and Frameworks for Biomaterials and Applications ’’.This session paves a way to explore your scientific and innovative ideas on biomaterials and others fields related to it. It is a great platform to meet all the eminent persons of biomaterials from all the over the world. 

Monday, March 11, 2019 (all day) to Saturday, March 16, 2019 (all day) to Sat, 03/16/2019 (All day)

The students of the Amsterdam cohort in the Knowledge Integration program invite you to experience the culmination of our third-year design project: The Museum Course.

Monday, March 11, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Tuesday, March 12, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT to Tue, 03/12/2019 - 17:00
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Pulsus Group invites all the participants from all over the world to attend "8th World Congress on Immunology" (Immunology World 2019) on March 11-12, 2019 at London, UK. Conference includes prompt keynote presentations, Workshops, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions.

Monday, March 11, 2019 — 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. Select one of the dates listed.

Thriving With Emotions

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 — 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!

Tuesdays & Fridays  9 am –  12 pm, SCH 228F

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Explore the ways that words and phrases fit together. Build simple and complex sentences. Make your paragraphs shine.

This four-part winter series welcomes undergraduate and graduate students at all levels of experience to explore the mechanics of English, experiment with how its pieces fit together, and practice proofreading and editing.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Alleviating Anxiety - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn strategies to manage stress and anxiety

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT to Thu, 03/14/2019 - 17:00
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT
Adromeda Trio

Well known and beloved by local music patrons, the Andromeda Trio consists of Marcus Scholtes, Violin; Miriam Stewart-Kroeker, Cello; and Heidi Wall, Piano.
Their repertoire for this concert will be Sergei Rachmaninoff's 
Trio élégiaque in D minor, Opus 9.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

Since January 2017, the Writing and Communication Centre has been hosting a weekly writing café for faculty. Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together.

2 p.m.  to 4 p.m. in SCH 228F

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 3:30 PM EDT
David Robertson

David Alexander Robertson is the bestselling author of children’s books, graphic novels, and novels. His works educate and entertain readers about Indigenous Peoples, reflecting their cultures, histories, communities, as well as illuminating many contemporary issues.  

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 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, March 13, 2019 — 6:30 PM EDT

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

Accounting and Financial Auditing

Talent Academy and Discover Information Session

Every year, PwC Canada hosts Talent Academy and GTA Discover and invites top CPA students from across the country.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Poster graphic for Startup Rollercoaster workshop

Join a panel of guest speakers for an AMA geared towards learning from common and frequent mistakes made during the startup journey. These entrepreneurs have been there and done it all, so don’t miss the opportunity to learn from their experience. 

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

Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Friday, March 15, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT to Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:00
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We are overwhelmed to welcome you all to the commencement of our Conference titled Annual Congress on Neurology and Neuroscience on March 14-15, 2019 at Paris, France

Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Explore the ways that words and phrases fit together. Build simple and complex sentences. Make your paragraphs shine.

This four-part winter series welcomes undergraduate and graduate students at all levels of experience to explore the mechanics of English, experiment with how its pieces fit together, and practice proofreading and editing.

Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

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.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
WaterTalks logo

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series Professor Lesley Warren, Claudette Mackay-Lassonde Chair in Mineral Engineering at the University of Toronto, will present "Mining waste environments: globally significant and growing biogeochemical hotspots."

Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 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:

Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 8:00 PM to Saturday, March 16, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT to Sat, 03/16/2019 - 19:00

Math, Arts, Engineering, AHS, Science and Environment. Once our first years are sorted into their destined faculties, then their adventures begin!

From magical escapades to terrible co-ops, from fighting zombies to psychedelic exploits, follow our plucky young protagonists on their theatrical journey through Fantasy and Fandoms!

Friday, March 15, 2019 — 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!

Tuesdays & Fridays  9 am –  12 pm, SCH 228F

Saturday, March 16, 2019 — 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Monday, March 18, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT
Rome with banner for event

16th World Hematology Congress will take place in Rome, Italy on 18-19, March 2019. This congress is expected to be the largest and best platform for all the scientists, hematologists, oncologists, pathologists, surgeons, nurses, research scholars, business professionals, students who are working in the field of Hematology.

Monday, March 18, 2019 — 11:00 to 15:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT
Deloitte Days Info Session Poster

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

Monday, March 18, 2019 — 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. Select one of the dates listed.

Thriving With Emotions

Monday, March 18, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT

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

Monday, March 18, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

Join the Theatre and Performance program to explore a problem that is getting harder to ignore. Welcome to the tree museum by Robert Plowman is a new multimedia performance, featuring a lumberjack choir, set in a world (much like our own) that is casually racing towards ecological disaster.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 — 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!

Tuesdays & Fridays  9 am –  12 pm, SCH 228F

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

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

Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management Tourism, Recreation and Hospitality Accounting and Financial Auditing Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

IT Information Session

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

Join the Theatre and Performance program to explore a problem that is getting harder to ignore. Welcome to the tree museum by Robert Plowman is a new multimedia performance, featuring a lumberjack choir, set in a world (much like our own) that is casually racing towards ecological disaster.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 11:57 to 11:57 AM EDT

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

Marketing and Communication Sales and Business Development Business Administration

Look beyond your horizon! Come to join us to explore exciting career opportunities offered China Mobile, Huawei, UnionPay, and other Chinese enterprises.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT
Songs for my mother cover art

Well known local composer and retired Grebel professor Carol Ann Weaver will launch her Songs for my Mother CD, playing a selection of songs along with soprano Mary Catherine Pazzano and Willem Moolenbeek on sax.

Carol Ann Weaver's Website

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 12:30 to 16:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
lgbtq+ making spaces logo

This program was designed by members of the working group on sexual and gender diversity under the Provost's Advisory Committee on Equity (PACE), in collaboration with The Glow Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, is an education workshop (2.5 hours) and registration event (1 hour).

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

Since January 2017, the Writing and Communication Centre has been hosting a weekly writing café for faculty. Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together.

2 p.m.  to 4 p.m. in SCH 228F

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Image of Three Minute Thesis logo - 1 slide, 3 minutes, outstanding ideas!

3 Minutes Thesis (3MT) finalists from across six University of Waterloo faculties will compete to win money and advance to the 3MT Provincial finals!

Competitors will have 1 static slide and 3 minutes to present the breadth and significance of their graduate research to a non-specialist panel of judges.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 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.

Challenging Thinking

Learn how to:

Identify unhelpful thinking patterns Challenge and modify unhelpful thoughts Think in a more balanced way Relax using mindfulness strategies
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
connections and context art

Come and listen in on an artist talk by the award-winning multidisciplinary artist Jamelie Hassan.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster graphic for Billion Dollar Briefing workshop

Join us for the "Billion Dollar Briefing" talk with the legendary Larry Smith, economics professor at UWaterloo! Trust us, this is a workshop you do NOT want to miss! 

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

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

Join the Theatre and Performance program to explore a problem that is getting harder to ignore. Welcome to the tree museum by Robert Plowman is a new multimedia performance, featuring a lumberjack choir, set in a world (much like our own) that is casually racing towards ecological disaster.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 8:00 AM EDT

The highest level of robotics competition offered by FIRST. High-school students team up with the world’s best technology companies to build the most impressive robots you’ve ever seen. Built from scratch in only 6 weeks, these 5 foot tall, 140 pound robots compete in high intensity robo-sports. With bragging rights at stake for schools and the companies that support them, robotics takes on a pro-sports experience. Watch the best of the best in robotics come out to play.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Friday, March 22, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT to Fri, 03/22/2019 - 17:00
Hands holding a clear ball with an eye in it

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 10:30 AM to Friday, March 22, 2019 — 5:30 PM EDT to Fri, 03/22/2019 - 17:30
Event information and fingers holding vaccine

Vaccines Conferences Committee looks forward to welcome all the participants across the world to attend "32ndInternational Conference on Vaccines and Immunization" during March 21-22, 2019 in Rome, Italy. 
It constitutes the provoke keynote presentations on recent Vaccines Innovations of different diseases. And importance of vaccination therapy.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT
UWaterloo Intellectual Property Workshop Series

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 6:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Junior 
Student Type: Co-op 

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, March 21, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

Join the Theatre and Performance program to explore a problem that is getting harder to ignore. Welcome to the tree museum by Robert Plowman is a new multimedia performance, featuring a lumberjack choir, set in a world (much like our own) that is casually racing towards ecological disaster.

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 8:00 AM EDT

The highest level of robotics competition offered by FIRST. High-school students team up with the world’s best technology companies to build the most impressive robots you’ve ever seen. Built from scratch in only 6 weeks, these 5 foot tall, 140 pound robots compete in high intensity robo-sports. With bragging rights at stake for schools and the companies that support them, robotics takes on a pro-sports experience. Watch the best of the best in robotics come out to play.

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 9:00 AM EDT
World Water Day water for all poster

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 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!

Tuesdays & Fridays  9 am –  12 pm, SCH 228F

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 10:00 to 14:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

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

Energy Production and Distribution

Cargill Limited Summer Production Employment

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, March 22, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Join Karen VandenBrink and Libby Walker from the City of Waterloo Museum for their a look back at the career paths of two “museum ladies".

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Rob Rae, former Ontario premier, presents the Water Institute RBC Distinguished Lecture: “What the challenge of clean water at home and around the world tells us about ourselves, our country, and our planet,” at the Water Institute’s annual World Water Day event. RSVP goes live Feb 13.  Registration required. The event is FREE.

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

Join the Theatre and Performance program to explore a problem that is getting harder to ignore. Welcome to the tree museum by Robert Plowman is a new multimedia performance, featuring a lumberjack choir, set in a world (much like our own) that is casually racing towards ecological disaster.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 — 8:00 AM EDT

The highest level of robotics competition offered by FIRST. High-school students team up with the world’s best technology companies to build the most impressive robots you’ve ever seen. Built from scratch in only 6 weeks, these 5 foot tall, 140 pound robots compete in high intensity robo-sports. With bragging rights at stake for schools and the companies that support them, robotics takes on a pro-sports experience. Watch the best of the best in robotics come out to play.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 — 10:00 to 20:00 AM to 8:00 PM EDT
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Saturday, March 23, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
UW Choir

With music as a guide, this concert will examine what it means to be human in a world of remarkable technological advances. Composers include A. Vivaldi, K. Smith, and Z. R. Stroope.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

Join the Theatre and Performance program to explore a problem that is getting harder to ignore. Welcome to the tree museum by Robert Plowman is a new multimedia performance, featuring a lumberjack choir, set in a world (much like our own) that is casually racing towards ecological disaster.

Sunday, March 24, 2019 — 3:00 PM EDT
Dr. Mark Vuorinen

Inspiring music by Tallis, Britten, Finzi, Gjeilo, Barnum and others to fill the soul. This 25 voice choir is directed by Dr. Mark Vuorinen.

Tickets available at the door.

Monday, March 25, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
"Pop-up" peace museum banner

Monday, March 25, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT

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

Monday, March 25, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT
Living Indigenous Law in Canada

John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law, will deliver the 2019 Hagey Lecture, “Living Indigenous Law in Canada,” at the University of Waterloo on March 25. 

Monday, March 25, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT
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John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria, blends Anishinaabe stories, language, theories and practices with analysis of Canadian law and constitutional practices to illustrate the possibilities and limits of the seven grandmother/grandfather teachings: love, truth, bravery, humility, wisdom, honesty and respect.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 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!

Tuesdays & Fridays  9 am –  12 pm, SCH 228F

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 11:00 to 14:30 AM to 2:30 PM EDT
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 $130,000 in funding. Join us for the Velocity Fund Finals $5K on March 26 from 11:00am – 2:30pm.

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

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

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

Theme - Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals Theme - Agricultural Science and Food Processing Scientific Experimental Design and Laboratory Assistance Medical Devices and Diagnostics

Health Canada Employer Information Session

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 12:00 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
Female students sitting and discussing in a circle

A fun way to get advice and make connections with other female grad students, post-docs and faculty.
Small-group discussions on life in graduate school, work-life balance in academia, research and teaching, career paths, and so much more!

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Dr. Noelle Eckley Selin joins us from MIT to discuss "Systems Approaches to Sustainability: Climate, Air Pollution, and Toxic Substances."

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Female students posing for the camera while seated in a lecture hall

Women in Mathematics is proud to host our first ever Lean-In Circle event!
Come join the conversation! This is an opportunity to share experiences and get advice on how to navigate the workplace from other women!

What are Lean-In Circles?

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
How to grow your own food. March 27,12 pm in AL 105.

Want to be more self-sufficient, get more in touch with the food you're eating, or just try something new? Join W3 for a conversation about growing food at home! 

We'll go through the basic timeline and steps for setting up your home garden, whether you've got one pot on a balcony or a whole backyard to work with, and share some resources to help.

We encourage experienced gardeners to come and share their wisdom!

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

Since January 2017, the Writing and Communication Centre has been hosting a weekly writing café for faculty. Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together.

2 p.m.  to 4 p.m. in SCH 228F

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Rudy Karsan

Venture Capitalist, TEDx Speaker, and BMath'79, Nooruddin (Rudy) Karsan, is coming to UWaterloo for an ASK ME ANYTHING Fireside chat with students.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 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.

Challenging Thinking

Learn how to:

Identify unhelpful thinking patterns Challenge and modify unhelpful thoughts Think in a more balanced way Relax using mindfulness strategies
Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 1:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Intermediate, Bachelor 
Student Type: Graduating 

Marketing and Communication Sales and Business Development Business Administration

Look beyond your horizon! Come to join us to explore exciting career opportunities offered China Mobile, Huawei, UnionPay, and other Chinese enterprises.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT
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Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Sophia at the AI for Good Global Summit

Join Doug Peers, Dean of Arts, as he hosts a Cambridge remount of this popular panel. Three Arts professors with expertise in economics, philosophy, and human-computer interaction discuss what we need to know and do to ensure artificial intelligence serves humanity for the good of everyone.

Friday, March 29, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Write together. Connect to our grad writing community. Stay focused and motivated!

Tuesdays & Fridays  9 am –  12 pm, SCH 228F

Friday, March 29, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Join Chryssa Koulis, Managing Director, School for Social Entrepreneurs, as she delve into what unlearning is and how we can use this concept to help us see the world in new ways and create a future full of possibilities.

Friday, March 29, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT
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Join us for Grebel’s Student Council production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, an all student production!

Friday, March 29, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
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Saturday, March 30, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT
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Join us for Grebel’s Student Council production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, an all student production!

Sunday, March 31, 2019 — 2:00 PM EDT
Jazz Ensemble

The UWaterloo Jazz Ensemble consists of approximately 20 jazz aficionados playing standard and non-standard jazz instruments.  Directed by Michael Wood, this ensemble will play a wide selection of popular jazz music. 

Tickets available at the door.  Reception to follow.

Sunday, March 31, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
Sam Schirm, cello

Six different Instrumental Chamber Ensemble trios will play a lovely selection of classical music.  Composers for this term include Brahms, Beethoven, and lesser known composers such as Von Call, Weber, Rheinberger, and Arensky.  Chamber Ensembles are directed by Ben Bolt-Martin.

Reception to follow, Free Admission.

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