Thursday, March 1, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018 — 8:30 AM EST to Friday, April 13, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT to Fri, 04/13/2018 - 17:00

Conrad Grebel University College’s Peace and Conflict Studies program (PACS) at the University of Waterloo was the first peace studies program in Canada, and has remained a leader in peace education for 40 years. With PACS’ innovative approach to learning, students can choose arts-based assignment options in many courses.

Monday, February 12, 2018 (all day) to Saturday, March 3, 2018 (all day) to Sat, 03/03/2018 (All day)
Velocity Fund Apps open

Velocity Fund $25K and $5K 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.

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. For 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. The top applicants will present their pitches at the Velocity Fund Finals on March 28.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 — 10:30 to 11:45 AM to 11:45 AM EST

This training teaches students, staff, and faculty how to recognize and support someone who may be having thoughts of suicide. QPR is an education and awareness program that provides direction as to how to Question a person with thoughts of suicide, how to Persuade them to get help, and how to Refer the person to appropriate professional resources.

Training content

Thursday, March 1, 2018 — 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM EST
People on a boat called "Sea Shepherd"

University of Waterloo's Animal Rights Society presents a FREE screening of the 2016 documentary ‘Sea of Life’, featuring a talk/Q&A by representatives of Sea Shepherd and the film’s director, Julia Barnes! This award-winning film explores the wonders of ocean ecosystems, as well as the threats these ecosystems face due to environmental changes.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
Globe illustration

The World’s Challenge Challenge at the University of Waterloo is a competition where teams of three diverse students picked United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (also known as Global Goals), and will propose a solution. Teams will make a 5-7 minute presentation to a panel of judges, with Q&A.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 — 7:30 PM EST
Bechtel Lecture.

Anabaptists have long worried that they won’t succeed in passing their faith to the next generation. Why then regale their teenagers with stories that correlate Anabaptist faith with social shame and physical torture? Thieleman van Braght’s seventeenth-century martyrology, Martyrs Mirror (originally called The Bloody Theatre) has been put to many uses over the years, but few have been as common as the spiritual formation and education of young adults.

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