Every day from September 24-November 11, the names of 661,818 soldiers and nurses on all sides of the First World War killed in 1917 will be displayed at more than 60 locations around the world. The commemoration is a unique expression of remembrance, reconciliation and education, and shows the enormous human cost of the war. The Mennonite Archives of Ontario Gallery (3rd floor, Conrad Grebel University College) will be one of these display locations.
The Velocity Fund $25K competition showcases 10 startups as they pitch for their chance to win one of four $25,000 prizes and space in one of the Velocity workspaces. During the Velocity Fund $5K competition, three student ideas or student-driven startups receive $5,000 to help them grow their ideas and start their businesses.
Applications for the Velocity Fund $25K and $5K competition are open and will close November 4, 2017 at 11:59pm. Apply now!
The change of seasons often brings an influenza outbreak. Although influenza activity generally peaks around January, it takes the body about two weeks after vaccination to develop antibodies that will protect against influenza virus infection. For that reason, it's important to get vaccinated before the seasonal outbreak, especially if you fall into the high-risk category. Students, staff, and faculty are invited to get their influenza vaccination through Health Services.
HOST TO HOME MINKA EXPLORES SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE COMMUNITY
In partnership with Reception House Waterloo Region, St. Jerome’s University will be hosting its second MINKA on October 27 and 28, 2017. The topic of discussion for this year’s event is “Host to Home: Deepening connections and understanding the refugee journey in Kitchener-Waterloo.”
Who pays for the water quality and supply, biodiversity, and carbon storage provided by forests, wetlands, and grasslands?
Visit the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum for our annual Gem and Mineral Show and Science Open House!
Speaker: Patricia Melville
In this seminar, you will learn about mentoring, including its definition and purpose, the benefits of mentoring, the skills approach to making a mentorship relationship work, techniques for evaluating the mentoring process as a whole as well as how to be a mentor yourself!