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Taking Community from the Farm to the World

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 10:00 AM to Friday, August 14, 2015 - 5:00 PM EDT
Barn raising photo

Grebel’s Hunsberger photo exhibit

Photo exhibit featuring David L. Hunsberger's iconic photos, providing glimpses into the experiences of community within Ontario Mennonites in the 50s and 60s.

MFA THESIS 2 + MFA Preview

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 5:00 PM to Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 5:00 PM EDT

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 7 from 5–8 PM
Performance by Support from 5:15–5:45 PM followed by New Horizzzons at 7 PM.

Undergraduate School on Experimental Quantum Information Processing (USEQIP)

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 8:00 AM to Friday, June 5, 2015 - 8:00 PM EDT

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.

Mitacs: Skills of Communication

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

NOTE: Please register at step.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on ‘The Workshops'.

For more information visit the event web page.

"Reading Artifacts" Graduate Student Workshop

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT

Free to all UW grad students. Learn to "read" objects from UWaterloo's rich computer history and help design an exhibit!

Enjoy a free, delicious lunch catered by the Grad House.

Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot today or ask any questions by contacting computer.museum@uwaterloo.ca before May 20.

Reading Artifacts Workshop

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT

Graduate Students Workshop

Free to all UW grad students. Learn to "read" objects from UWaterloo's rich computer history and help design an exhibit!

Enjoy a free, delicious lunch catered by the Grad House.

Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot today or ask any questions by contacting computer.museum@uwaterloo.ca before May 20.

LIB 002: Searching: The Library Catalogue

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:30 AM to 11:20 AM EDT

Learn how to find resources for your coursework and research by searching Primo, our Library catalogue. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop you’ll become familiar with Primo’s features, learn to improve your search results, and manage your references effectively.

Biomedical Discussion Group Lecture - Dr. Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen & Dr. Olga Kulyk

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

“Persuasive Health Technology to Improve Health and Wellbeing”

Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen, PhD, Professor of Experimental Cardiology at Erasmus University, The Netherlands; Founder of the Center for eHealth Research and Disease Management.

Olga Kulyk, PhD, Professor at the Persuasive Health Technology Lab, Center for eHealth, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

RSVP Required

Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) Part II

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

WIN Seminar - Dr. Joanna Millunchick: Atomic scale growth processes of compound semiconductor alloys

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr. Joanna Mirecki Millunchick, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Academic Director of MSTEM Academy in Engineering at the University of Michigan, United States.

Seminar entitled "Atomic Scale Growth Processes of Compound Semiconductor Alloys".

Yelp Employer Information Session

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior

Co-op and Graduating Students

MASTERS - Civil Engineering, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Computer, ENG – Civil

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Velocity Alpha: Ain't No Model Like A Business Model

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster - see accompanying text for details

What makes a good startup business model? Learn the ins and outs of business model generation at this free workshop.

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Vena Solutions Employer Information Session

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior

Co-op Students

MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG – Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Résumés for Grad Students

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Learn how to analyse a job description, articulate your transferable skills, and write an effective résumé. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see linked chart.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Uken Games Employer Information Session

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Electrical, ENG – Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Make Networking Count

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Learn how to apply successful networking strategies to enhance your career opportunities. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see linked chart for details.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

TunnelBear Employer Information Session

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters

Graduating, Co-op Students

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG – Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead - Free Documentary Screening + Discussion

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead

You are invited to attend a FREE screening of the documentary Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead!

Quantum frontiers distinguished lecture: Leo Kouwenhoven

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Majorana Fermions: Particle Physics on a Chip

Stripe Employer Information Session

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior

Co-op Students

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG – Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Two aging-focused research presentations by Karl Pillemer, PhD

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
Karl Pillemer.

Karl Pillemer is the Director, Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research; Hazel E. Reed Professor, Department of Human Development, Cornell University.

Register for the event

Agenda

10 AM - Lecture for faculty members and others involved with research:

"Translational Research on Aging: Connecting Science and Service"

Two aging-focused research presentations by Karl Pillemer, PhD

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

10 AM - Faculty presentation:
"Translational Research on Aging: Connecting Science and Service".
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Sun Life Financial Auditorium, LHS 1621)

12 PM - Public presentation:
"Lessons for Living from the Oldest (and Wisest) Among Us".

Careers 601

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Get some simple and practical tips to help you navigate the career exploration process. Explore how personality, values, interests, and skills interact with experience to shape our career paths.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Ginger.io Employer Information Session

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Statistics, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG – Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Academic Interview

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Speaker panel: faculty members in attendance. Learn effective strategies to prepare for your next academic interview and hear from professors about what they look for in candidates.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

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