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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Thursday, October 15, 2015 — 10:00 AM to Monday, March 28, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT to Mon, 03/28/2016 - 16:00
people spelling the word light

Revel in art and technology while learning about the value of light through interactive installations at THEMUSEUM presented in partnership by the University of Waterloo, UWaterloo’s student chapter of The Optical Society, and the Institute for Quantum Computing.

Monday, January 11, 2016 — 8:30 AM EST to Saturday, April 23, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT to Sat, 04/23/2016 - 17:00
Women sewing

The MSCU Centre for Peace Advancement is excited to announce our Winter 2016 Grebel Gallery exhibit, As the women sew: Community quilts of Mampuján, Colombia.

Monday, January 11, 2016 — 8:30 AM to Friday, December 16, 2016 — 4:30 PM EST to Fri, 12/16/2016 - 16:30
Conchies Speak: Ontario Mennonites in Alternatives Service 1941-1946

During the Second World War, 2,600 Ontario Mennonite men served in conscientious objector work camps. Through archival records, this exhibit recovers their voices and stories. Free. Guided tours and additional programming available for groups if arranged in advance.

Thursday, January 14, 2016 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, March 5, 2016 — 5:00 PM EST to Sat, 03/05/2016 - 17:00
Person standing on a rock near a lake, holding a gun. Photograph is by Elinor Whiddon.

Join UWAG for the opening reception of their new Winter Exhibitions on Thursday, January 14, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Gallery hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 (all day) to Tuesday, March 29, 2016 (all day) to Tue, 03/29/2016 (All day)
Waterloo Warriors logo built with cans.

UWaterloo Canbuild is more than just a typical food drive: it strives to raise awareness about hunger on campus and in the community. 

CanBuild engages our campus community to develop teams, collaborate with colleagues and put their creative skills to work by building structures from the food donations they collect. 

Monday, February 8, 2016 (all day) to Sunday, March 6, 2016 (all day) to Sun, 03/06/2016 (All day)
Application Poster- see text for details.

$25K Velocity Fund Applications are open! The Velocity Fund is a non-equity grant program for startups that offers $375,000 each year to startups through its Velocity Fund $25K and Velocity Fund $5K programs.

Three times a year, startups can apply to compete for $25,000 prizes, as well as an extra $10,000 in additional funding awarded to the most innovative hardware startup winner. The top applicants are invited to interview with a panel of Velocity leaders and alumni, and if selected, present their pitches at the Velocity Fund Finals on March 31st.

Thursday, February 25, 2016 — 10:00 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Searching by subject is often the most common way to find relevant information on your topic. But there is more to subject searching than meets the eye. Delve deeper into discovering the relationships between subject, keywords, controlled vocabularies, and classification systems.

Thursday, February 25, 2016 — 11:00 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters
Co-op and Graduating Students
ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Civil

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, February 25, 2016 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters
Co-op and Graduating Students
MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

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, February 25, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

All peer reviewed papers resulting from NSERC, SSHRC, or CIHR grants awarded from May 1, 2015 on need to be freely available within one year of publication. Attend this 50 minute session for an overview of the new policy and to learn about resources that can help you comply. Hear firsthand experience of making an article Open Access and bring your questions!

Thursday, February 25, 2016 — 2:30 PM EST
Water Institute Watertalks.

The fourth lecture in the Water Institute's WaterTalks Lecture Series features Dr. Susan Hubbard, Associate Lab Director for Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Senior Scientist, Berkeley Laboratory.

Susan Hubbard's lecture is titled Geophysical approaches for quantifying watershed structure and function.

Thursday, February 25, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Learn why volunteer work matters to employers, how to build skills related to work that interests you, and where to find volunteer opportunities. This workshop will also teach you how to effectively and professionally market your volunteer work to prospective employers both in your résumé and during interviews. 

Thursday, February 25, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Commitment to a shared vision or goal. Open and honest communication. Mutual respect and trust. Most would agree that these are all qualities and characteristics of an effective team - but what if team members are new - what leadership style is needed?

This workshop will look at:

Principles of teamwork and collaboration Stages of group development Leadership action plan for team development

Register on LEADS (using your Quest user ID)

Thursday, February 25, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST
Powershift lecture poster with lecture topic information

Are you a student who wants to use your design and engineering skills to make a difference? Join an interactive discussion and design session with experts and innovators about the exciting opportunities available in this emerging field.

Thursday, February 25, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

This session will be conducted as a mock MMI. You will practise by moving through a series of stations and answering interview questions. Following the session, you will receive both personal and general feedback. NOTE: Registration is limited. To be eligible for this session you must attend “Professional School Interviews (MMI)” or a Professional School Mock Interview prior to the session. 

Thursday, February 25, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST

What qualities make the best leader? Have you ever wanted to be the type of leader others admire? Learn how to develop your credibility and your 'authentic' leadership potential.

In this workshop, you'll explore:

Your personal credibility through self-assessment Leading with integrity and authenticity How word choices, actions and avoidances influence personal credibility Qualities of admired leaders

Register on LEADS (using your Quest user ID)

Thursday, February 25, 2016 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Daniel D’Oca is an urban planner. He is Principal and co-founder of the New York City-based architecture, planning, and research firm Interboro Partners, and Design Critic in Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. At Harvard, Daniel has taught interdisciplinary US-based studios about age-friendly design and planning, suburban poverty and segregation, and other contemporary problems faced by the built environment in the United States. Prior to teaching at the GSD Daniel was Assistant Professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art, where he produced an award-winning public exhibition about racial segregation in Baltimore. With Interboro, Daniel has won many awards for Interboro’s innovative projects, including the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program, the Architectural League’s Emerging Voices and Young Architects Awards, and the New Practices Award from the AIA New York Chapter. Most recently, Interboro was one of ten firms selected by the U.S. department of Housing and Urban Development to work on its pioneering "Rebuild by Design" initiative. Interboro’s book The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion is an encyclopedia about accessibility and the built environment that will be published by Actar in 2015.

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