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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

The change of seasons often also 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.

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to get their influenza vaccination through Health Services.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 11:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

The Water Institute and Canadian Rivers Institute are co-hosting the 2018 Hynes Lecturer, Dr. Margaret A. Palmer, who will be presenting, "Restoration, watershed context, and biogeochemical processes: from streams to wetlands."

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EST

Student Level: Bachelor, Masters 
Student Type: Graduating 

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST
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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EST

Four members of the KW Symphony will play Debussy's First String Quartet, in G minor, Op. 10.

Don't let the formal title of this extraordinary work fool you!  Debussy's First String Quartet is anything but formal.  Its fleeting mood, ravishing grandeur, and subtlety of timbre eclipse the rigours of traditional form.  Follow that with the fun of William Bolcom's Ghost Rags and you'll find a classical road map to jazz.  Join friends from the KW Symphony in this performance of music that enlivens and inspires.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together. After the writing session you are welcome to stay to discuss writing goals, challenges and strategies with your colleagues.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS. Select one of the dates listed.

Cultivating Resiliency

Learn how to:

Develop healthier self-care habits Shift unhelpful mindsets Deal with disappointment Motivate yourself after failure Relax using breathing techniques
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 7:00 PM EST
A quote from Melissa Sheldrick: There is a patient behind every prescription

In March 2016, Melissa Sheldrick’s 8-year-old son Andrew died after a series of errors were made during the dispensing process at their pharmacy. In this public lecture, hear how this tragic event inspired Melissa’s campaign to improve medication error reporting across Canada, and learn about the medication use process, including the role we can all play in ensuring medication safety.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 7:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies, the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies, and Hillel Waterloo invite you to a screening of the 2016 film “Denial” starring Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, and Timothy Spall. It tells the story of David Irving’s vexatious lawsuit against historian Deborah Lipstadt after Lipstadt correctly characterized him as a Holocaust denier.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 7:00 PM EST

Zahra Mahmoodi was born in Iran as an Afghan refugee, and grew up knowing that she was forbidden to pursue some of her dreams because she was a girl. At age 10, she discovered a love for the beautiful game but her school didn't allow girls to play and she didn't think she would ever touch a soccer ball again. Then, her father began making soccer balls in his workshop

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Prescription bottles

Melissa Sheldrick discusses how the tragic death of her son due to medication errors launched her nation-wide campaign to improve med error reporting.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
$5K Cheques illustration

Looking to see the next big thing? Join us at the Velocity Fund $5K Qualifiers to watch University of Waterloo students pitch. This is the first of two nights of $5K Qualifiers, you can watch either or both.

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