On Thursday, October 24, 2013, faculty and staff will be wearing orange t-shirts to mark Mental Health Wellness Day. The purpose of the day is clear - we want our students to know:1 in 5 Canadians will be affected by mental illness in their lifetime uWaterloo is a caring community and is a safe place to ask for help We have the resources to help you.
On your way to class or to study on campus? The Off-Campus Housing Office (SLC 0134) would like to welcome you to campus after your commute and provide you with a beverage and a healthy snack to help you tackle the day ahead.
While you're stopping by, take a useful info card to learn more about the
services we offer to students and also take the time to share some challenges you face as a commuter student.
You will see our welcoming faces in the Davis Center foyer, wearing our
bright Mental Health Wellness Day t-shirts too.
Location: EV1 242 Notes: Open to faculty (registration is required)
Have you been thinking about using ePortfolios in your course or program? Now might be a good time to consider this option- beginning this Fall 2013, all incoming first year students will be introduced to ePortfolios through the MY PATH community group in LEARN.
Gain an overview of how to use social media to conduct employer/industry research and build connections. Discuss effective social media branding tips and netiquette on popular platforms including LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.
Learn how to prepare your personal statement/letter of intent and résumé/CV, choose your references, and complete a sketch. Strategies will be provided on how to best present yourself. Time will be given in the workshop to get started on these areas, so bring your application documents.
Prof. Pascal van Hentenryck, NICTA, Australia, presents a guest lecture entitled, "Approximations and Relaxations of Power Flow Equations"
M. NourbeSe Philip is an un-embedded poet, essayist, novelist, playwright and former lawyer who lives in the space-time of the City of Toronto. She is a Guggenheim Fellow (USA) and the recipient of many awards including the Casa de las Americas prize (Cuba).
Her most recent work, Zong!, is a genre-breaking poem, which engages with the law, history and memory as they relate to the transatlantic slave trade.
This year's Reading Series at St Jerome's is on the theme of Literartistry,
showcasing literature's dance with other artistic media.
During this two-session workshop, learn how to apply successful networking strategies in your daily life in order to enhance your career opportunities. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.