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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

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.

Friday, July 1, 2016 (all day) to Monday, February 20, 2017 (all day) to Mon, 02/20/2017 (All day)
Girl touching piece of volcanic rock

Join us at THEMUSEUM’s newest exhibit Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters.  We invite guests of all ages to come learn about tornadoes, volcanoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes through interactive displays. 

Friday, September 30, 2016 — 7:00 PM EDT to Sunday, December 11, 2016 — 7:00 PM EST to Sun, 12/11/2016 - 19:00

A Series of Challenging Inter-Faith Conversations       

Sunday, October 30, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT to Sunday, December 11, 2016 — 2:00 PM EST to Sun, 12/11/2016 - 14:00
Thursday, November 3, 2016 — 12:00 PM EDT to Saturday, December 17, 2016 — 5:00 PM EST to Sat, 12/17/2016 - 17:00

Echo of the Unknown stems from the artist’s memories of her grandfather's struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Centering on the four-channel video installation Can't Find My Way Home, the exhibition addresses the challenges of maintaining a sense of self in the face of physical and psychological extremes. This exhibition has been organized by Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston.

Monday, November 21, 2016 (all day) to Wednesday, November 23, 2016 (all day) to Wed, 11/23/2016 (All day)

The Book Store is hosting another Concourse Sale from November 21-23.

Come and see some of our fantastic sales from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day and grab some books for the family, travel and holiday reading!

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 — 10:30 to 10:30 AM EST
Are you right for MBET?

Learn more about the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MBET) program at UWaterloo by attending a free, live, online information session. The webinar delves into the details of this innovative program, including admissions requirements, alumni stories, and information about the practicum.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 — 10:30 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
WISE - Waterloo Institute For Sustainable Energy

Prior to founding Rodan in 2003, Paul was a corporate and investment banker with CIBC World Markets and most recently practiced corporate finance and M&A law with Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and holds a Bachelor of Political Science degree, a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Master of Business Administration degree.

This is a free public lecture and all are welcome however seating is limited so please register via Eventbrite.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST



Every year, members of the University of Waterloo community get together for the President's Town Hall.

It's our campus community's signature, once-a-year opportunity to take a step back and look at the big picture, while engaging President Hamdullahpur and other senior administrators in a Q&A about the issues that matter to you.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

‘Designer ecosystems’ may help to achieve sustainability by building the best attributes of natural ecosystems into engineered ones. Past agroecological systems that purposely employed natural complexity for human benefit – from ancient Hawaiian fish ponds to the Biosphere 2 project – highlight the promise and the pitfalls of designing complex systems. Avoiding the pitfalls will only be possible if we apply recent insights into the power of biodiversity and landscape heterogeneity to regulate ecosystems.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST


 Designer ecosystems’ may help to achieve sustainability by building the best attributes of natural ecosystems into engineered ones. Past agroecological systems that purposely employed natural complexity for human benefit – from ancient Hawaiian fish ponds to the Biosphere 2 project – highlight the promise and the pitfalls of designing complex systems. Avoiding the pitfalls will only be possible if we apply recent insights into the power of biodiversity and landscape heterogeneity to regulate ecosystems. Among other examples, I will discuss one such application from our lab – a biodiverse, indoor ecosystem that runs on kitchen waste to grow fish and plant crops.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

How does the power of diversity create better groups/teams? How are diversity and motivation linked? The purpose of this workshop is to explore these questions. What are the necessary elements to create and sustain a motivating environment? What are some characteristics and/or actions that define people who are motivating? Does motivation come from within you or does motivation come from the group environment that is created?

By the end of this workshop, you will have the ability to:

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