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Monday, January 25, 2021 — 1:00 PM to Tuesday, January 25, 2022 — 2:30 PM EST to Tue, 01/25/2022 - 14:30

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, the Water Institute, presents, "Media 101 - Tips for Engaging with the Media” with Pamela Smyth, media relations manager for the University.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Shop and plan meals like a dietitian

Are you packing lunches again? Struggling to choose an energizing snack when the mid-afternoon slump hits? Find yourself wondering what to make for dinner after a busy day? You are not alone! This workshop will offer time saving tips and easy strategies for planning meals at work, school or home. Resources will be provided to help you implement a realistic meal routine. Stress less when it comes to food prep: shop and plan like a dietitian!

Please note this event has been rescheduled from November 24 to December 1.

Nicole Pin, MAN, RD (she/her)

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST
CPI Talk

How do we prevent, detect, or stop a data breach?

Join us on Dec 1st to find out!

Our guest speaker Daphne Yao discusses data breaches, government regulations, and cybersecurity risks in our newest CPI Talk!

CPI Talks are open to everyone regardless of age! High school students and even non-Waterloo students/staff are welcome to join.

Thursday, December 2, 2021 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
 Indigenous Speakers Series presents Jean Teillet

The Indigenous Speakers Series is pleased and honoured to present Jean Teillet, lawyer, author, teacher and artist, as the first of our 2021-22 speakers.

Thursday, December 2, 2021 — 12:00 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST
Saran Stewart

The Faculty of Environment invites you to attend a special Speakers Series on Decolonizing Methodologies for Respectful Sustainability Research. Sessions will take place during the last week of each month.

The third session, featuring Professor Saran Stewart from Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, is on December 2nd from 12:00 - 1:30 pm.

Friday, December 3, 2021 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

The University of Waterloo is coming together to raise awareness about this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). Proclaimed by the United Nations in 1992,“The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.” 

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 — 10:30 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
Sir Mark Walport

You are invited to attend the Friesen lecture, "When Science meets Society: The competition between knowledge and values," featuring Sir Mark Walport, recipient of the 2020 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 — 7:00 PM EST
University of Waterloo Chamber Choir

The University of Waterloo Chamber Choir sings a varied program including works by Indigenous composer Andrew Balfour, Indian-American composer Reena Esmail and Haitian-American composer Sydney Guillaume.  Other composers whose works will be performed include Healey Willan, Rene Clausen, Benjamin Britten and Morton Lauridsen. 

Thursday, December 9, 2021 — 10:00 to 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
WaterTalks Banner

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Taher Kahil, Group Leader of the Water Security Research Group at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Laxenburg, Austria, presents "Global water security under changing socio-economic and climate conditions."

Thursday, December 9, 2021 — 7:00 PM EST
Balinese gamelan

Please join us for a joint online concert with the University of Waterloo Balinese Gamelan Ensemble and the Grebel Community Gamelan.  The video premiere will be released on Thursday, December 9 at 7pm, and will be posted on the Music Events website.

Friday, December 10, 2021 — 7:00 PM EST
First violin section

Please join us for the online premiere of the Orchestra@UWaterloo Fall Term concert.  The orchestra is directed by Daniel Warren, and this term consists of string players only.  Members include undergraduate students, grad students, staff, and alumni.  

Monday, December 13, 2021 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Quantum Pathways to Commercialization

Meet with experts who have taken their academic experience and found opportunities to bring quantum to market. As part of this panel, they will discuss their personal pathway into commercialization including challenges and lessons learned.

Monday, December 13, 2021 — 7:00 PM EST
ICE Trio

The End of Term concert for this term is being recorded,
and will be released on Monday, December 13 at 7pm.   Please join us for the Premiere.  We are pleased to present a wide range of pieces, from an Mendelssohn octet to a Koechlin Trio, performed by eight different groups.
For details, see the program list below.  The highlighted movements are the ones included in this video.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 — 7:00 PM EST
Jazz Ensemble

Programme:
Oh Lady Be Good - George Gershwin

Just Friends - John Klenner

Round Midnight - Thelonious Monk/ Cootie Williams

Queen Bee - Sammy Nestico

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - Traditional

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