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TA nominations for the Sandford Fleming Fdn. Award

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 (All day) to Friday, April 24, 2015 (All day)

Engineering Students ... please nominate your most deserving TA for the SFF Award. Please see class rep. for details. Additional ballots available online, in CPH 1320 or in EngSoc.

YES! 41st Annual Senior Undergraduate Exhibition

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 12:00 pm to Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 5:00 pm
Year end show 2015 logo

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 19 from 5:00-8:00 pm

Gallery is open Monday - Saturday

The Department of Fine Arts and UWAG present YES! The 41st Annual Senior Undergraduate Exhibition.

Noon Hour Concert: The Western Collective

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 -
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

The Western Collective is a group of faculty members from the University of Western Ontario. They will be performing the Sextet by Krystof Penderecki. The Sextet is Penderecki's most important chamber piece, featuring an almost continuous descending chromatic scale which dominates both movements.

The Case Against Patents: 2015 Waterloo Arts Distinguished Lecture in Economics

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 -
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Are patents essential for thriving innovation and prosperity?

Philosophy Colloquium

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 -
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Heidi Grasswick, Middlebury University

"Scientists as Experts: Understanding Trustworthiness Across Communities"

Fine Arts Life Drawing

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 -
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Fine Arts offers free life drawing sessions. Supervised, non-instructional drawing sessions with the unclothed model. Bring your own drawing board and paper. Easels are provided.

Biomedical Discussion Group Lecture - Dr. Dirk Duncker

Thursday, April 2, 2015 -
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

“Exercise Training in Adverse Cardiac Remodeling”

Dirk J. Duncker, PhD
Professor of Experimental Cardiology at Erasmus University, Netherlands

University of Waterloo 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) final competition

Thursday, April 2, 2015 -
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

3 Minutes Thesis (3MT) finalists from across 6 University of Waterloo faculties will compete to win money and advance to the 3MT Provincial Finals!

Competitors will have 1 static slide and 3 minutes to present the breadth and significance of their graduate research to a non-specialist panel of judges.

Be part of the action by selecting the People’s Choice award winner; no need to register.  First come, first seated.

orchestra@uwaterloo Spring Concert

Thursday, April 2, 2015 -
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Spring concert featuring Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony, Rimsky-Korsakov's Russian Easter Festival Overtures, and others.

St. Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach

Friday, April 3, 2015 -
7:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Together with the Grand Philharmonic Choir and the KW Symphony, the UW Chamber Choir will perform Bach's St. Matthew Passion at the Centre in the Square. First performed in Leipzig on Good Friday in 1727, the St. Matthew Passion is widely regarded as one of the masterpieces of sacred classical music.

Global, Colonial, and Transnational Paths: Thinking through Francophone Spaces in World War II and Beyond

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 -
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Jennings block cut

"The French colonial edifice, like so many others, was an empire of exceptions, achieved by slow aggregation. If we take up Frederick Cooper’s invitation, itself inspired by James Scott, to 'think like an Empire,' then we also have to grapple with the differentiation that empires presented, and its legacies."

GreenHouse Social Innovation Showcase

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 -
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Join us in celebrating the culture of youth-led social entrepreneurship on campus at the University of Waterloo as we showcase GreenHouse students who will receive grants from the Social Innovation Fund.

9th Annual Brain Day

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 -
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience (CTN) presents their 9th Annual Brain Day. Speakers include: Thomas Griffiths (U of California, Berkeley), Valerie Hardcastle (U of Cincinnati), Mriganka Sur (MIT), Kenneth Miller (Columbia)

9th Annual Waterloo Brain Day

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 -
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

The brain is a horrendously complex and poorly understood system that poses both an immense challenge -- and possibly rich rewards -- to neuroscientists, psychologists, philosophers, and computer scientists. To celebrate Waterloo's Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience, which integrates these approaches to the brain, and to highlight the already established Cognitive Science Program, we have invited four internationally renowned speakers to present generally accessible lectures from each of these perspectives.

Fine Arts Life Drawing

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 -
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Fine Arts offers free life drawing sessions. Supervised, non-instructional drawing sessions with the unclothed model. Bring your own drawing board and paper. Easels are provided.

Clicker (CTE726)

Thursday, April 9, 2015 -
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Location: MC 4040 Notes: registration is required.

2015 University of Waterloo TD Discovery Day in Health Sciences

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 8:00 am

University of Waterloo TD Discovery Day in Health Sciences, presented in partnership with The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, is a day of hands-on workshops to help grade 10 and 11 high school students explore the wide variety of careers in the field of health sciences.

This year’s event features a keynote lecture from Dr. Jan Christilaw.

The day wraps up with a "Health Pros Tell All" career panel featuring Waterloo alumni, staff, and faculty working in the field of health sciences.

UWRA Spring Luncheon

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 -
11:30 am to 2:00 pm

2015 UW Retirees Association Spring Luncheon

LEARN Instructor User Group (CTE686)

Thursday, April 16, 2015 -
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Location: EV1 241 Notes: Open to faculty (registration is required).

Description: The Learn User Group event provides an opportunity for instructors to see examples of innovative ways that other faculty members are using LEARN on campus. Two instructors will present activities that they have created for their students in LEARN. They will discuss why incorporating the activities into an online environment enhanced the learning experience for their students and share their own experiences of creating and facilitating these activities.

WISE Public Lecture Series: A Practical Framework for the Implementation of the Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Concept

Friday, April 17, 2015 -
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
George Gross public lecture notice. Content in accompanying text.


George Gross, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A Church in Dialogue: Pope Francis and the summons to ecumenical, inter-faith and cultural conversations

Friday, April 24, 2015 -
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

We must enter into dialogue with contemporary cultures, science, non-believers, and other religious traditions, argues Bishop Donald Bolen.

Quantum: Music at the Frontier of Science

Sunday, May 3, 2015 -
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

In a surprising and inspired collaboration, the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Music Director Edwin Outwater, and the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing have created an exciting exploration of the parallels between music and science.

Waterloo Unlimited Grade 10 Theme of "Change" | 5 Day Program

Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 9:00 am to Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Waterloo Unlimited is a unique transdisciplinary high school enrichment program for high school students from across Canada at the University of Waterloo. It's not quite like anything you've ever done before. It's about challenging the borders of scholarship and developing higher-order skills: communication, analysis, synthesis, initiative, curiosity, responsibility, leadership, teamwork and creativity. It's about open-ended learning. It's about you, and your love of learning. We don't want to focus on a single discipline; we're more excited about integrating knowledge across disciplines.

Undergraduate School on Experimental Quantum Information Processing (USEQIP)

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 8:00 am to Friday, June 5, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Institute for Quantum Computing for a two-week introduction to the theoretical and experimental study of quantum information processing. Application deadline January 12, 2015.

Quantum Programming & Circuits workshop

Thursday, June 11, 2015 (All day)

The workshop aims at bringing together researchers from quantum computing and classical programming languages.



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