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Tuesday, March 1, 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)
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$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.

Monday, February 29, 2016 — 6:30 PM EST to Sunday, April 10, 2016 — 4:30 PM EDT to Sun, 04/10/2016 - 16:30
Architecture drawing from the Drawing Ambience collection

The first public museum exhibition of architectural drawings from the private collection of the noted educator Alvin Boyarsky.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 11:00 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST

In this seminar, we will explore how the most common words that have been used to refer to people in recent HCI literature are received by non-experts. While we may intend the language that we use to be neutral, our method can be used to help determine whether this is the case. We offer an increased understanding of the perception of HCI’s people words and discuss the challenges this poses in striving toward gender inclusiveness. 

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Attend this session if you are preparing for professional school interviews. We will answer your last minute questions. Pop in anytime during the hour. 

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Ensuring sustainable leadership is the key to the long-term success of any club, group or organization. How adequately is your group prepared to fill existing or potential future vacancies in leadership? Are current members prepared to transition smoothly into a variety of roles and responsibilities? Do current leaders mentor others and 'give away leadership' to ensure the success of the club/group for the future?

This workshop will look at:

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Through discussion and hands-on activities, this session will increase your understanding of the career decision-making process and put you in a better position to make appropriate career choices.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 4:00 PM EST

Assessing Capital Investment Strategy under Ambiguity

The uncertainty of the business environment is increasing more and more. Firms’ managers face complex business environments and the difficulty of predicting likely future outcomes. How they treat uncertainty is important in business decision making, such as investing in capital stock. In this paper, we consider a firm’s investment problem under uncertainty.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

WatRISQ Seminar

Motoh Tsujimura
Associate Professor of Operations Research
Faculty of Commerce
Doshisha University, Japan

“Assessing Capital Investment Strategy under Ambiguity”

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST

Leadership requires us to connect with others and every leader has their distinct way of adapting their communication. Do you have a variety of communication and leadership styles?

In this workshop, you will:

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 7:30 PM EST
Sir James MacMillan

Scotland's most celebrated composer, Sir James Macmillan will be the 2016 Rodney and Lorna Sawatsky Visiting Scholar. His musical language is flooded with influences from his Scottish heritage, Catholic faith, social conscience and close connection with Celtic music, blended with influences from Far Eastern, Scandinavian and Eastern European music. 

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
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Join us at the free workshop "The World's Top Ten Commercial Problems", as Larry Smith, Adjunct Associate Professor, presents the top commercial problems that need solving. While there are hundreds of commercially important problems, some of these problems are of paramount importance. They are the kinds of problems whose influence is systemic, underlying many areas of enterprise. Solving them would have exceptional impact and could serve as the foundation of empire.

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

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