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Conchies Speak: Ontario Mennonites in Alternative Service

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 8:30 AM to Friday, December 16, 2016 - 4:30 PM EST
Conchies Speak: Ontario Mennonites in Alternatives Service 1941-1946

During the Second World War, 2,600 Ontario Mennonite men served in conscientious objector work camps. Through archival records, this exhibit recovers their voices and stories. Free. Guided tours and additional programming available for groups if arranged in advance.

Stories in Art from Iraqi Kurdistan

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 8:30 AM to Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 4:30 PM EDT
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Stories in Art from Iraqi Kurdistan

This exhibit explores story-telling through art by people now living in Iraqi Kurdistan as a result of displacement.

Principles of Leadership

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Leadership has been described as 'evolving self-discovery' – we LEARN leadership through experience, feedback, reflection, role models, theory and discovering our passions and goals. Within this session leadership will be explored as a capacity that all members within a group possess.

Topics include:

Leadership theories and their evolution Self-assessment and principles of leadership Discovering your passions and setting extreme goal

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RBC BrandU

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Bachelor, Masters, PhD, 
Co-op and Graduating Students   

MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ARTS - Glbl Bus & Dig Arts (GBDA), ARTS - Arts & Business, Chart Prof Acct (CPA) - (Arts/AFM, Math/CPA, Biotech/CPA)

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.

An exploration of a people-led community development well-being measure in Nagakute-City, Japan

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 1:30 PM EDT
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An exploration of a people-led community development well-being measure in Nagakute-City, Japan

Organize your time for midterms and exams - May 25 2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Do you have difficulty planning ahead for your exams? Do you find that you study really well for your first exam and the others do not get enough attention? If any of these statements describe you, come out to a workshop that will help you ‘Organize Your Time for Exams’. You will learn how to make sufficient time to study for all of your exams, how to minimize your stress around planning for exams and how to create your own organizational study plan.

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RBC Demo Booth

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Bachelor, Masters, PhD
Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Glbl Bus & Dig Arts (GBDA), ARTS - Arts & Business

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.

RBC TechTalk

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Bachelor, Masters, PhD
Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Glbl Bus & Dig Arts (GBDA), ARTS - Arts & Business

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.

Belonging: Diversity, Community Capacity & Contribution - An Evening with The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, former Governor General

Join the University of Waterloo, House of Friendship, and The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation for an evening with The Right Honourable, Adrienne Clarkson, as she discusses the importance of Belonging in shaping today’s society.

Velocity Start presents What's Your Problem?

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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A startup needs to address a real problem. What problem are you solving? Join us for this free workshop with the legendary Larry Smith!

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Wattpad Employer Information Session

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior Co-op Students 

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechanical, 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.

Autodesk Employer Information Session

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Scientific Computation, 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.

Motivating Others

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

How does the power of diversity create better groups/teams? How are diversity and motivation linked? The purpose of this workshop is to explore these questions.

What are the necessary elements to create and sustain a motivating environment? What are some characteristics and/or actions that define people who are motivating? Does motivation come from within you or does motivation come from the group environment that is created?

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Workshop: Understanding GPS Data Gathering and Mapping with GIS

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Wondering how to make maps with field data? This session will give you a hands-on understanding of how GPS units gather data. Once you have the data, ensuring it is viable, we will plot a CEP (Circular Probability of Error) and correct the gathered data for presentation. This workshop builds on “Getting Started with ArcGIS” (a recommended prerequisite for those with no previous GIS experience) but isn’t absolutely necessary.

Using Analogy to Recognize Visual Situations

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Using Analogy to Recognize Visual Situations

Speaker: Dr. Melanie Mitchell, Portland State University and Santa Fe Institute

Join us for refreshments starting at 2pm. The lecture will start at 2:30pm and run till approximately 3:30pm. A Q&A with the speaker will follow the lecture.

CGI Employer Information Session

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior Co-op Students 

MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, ENG - Management, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Arts & Business

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.

Canon Innovation Lab Employer Information Session

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior Co-op Students 

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.

Study strategies - May 17 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Have you ever written a test or exam and then are surprised at the mark you received? Do you try and memorize the material for your courses and not actually learn it? This workshop is for you! You will learn how to approach reviewing and test taking more effectively and we will discuss blooms taxonomy of learning, a variety of test formats as well as different strategies for learning and reviewing.

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Rubikloud Employer Information Session

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Statistics, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, MATH - Combinatorics & Optimization, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

Grad write-ins

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Write together. Connect to our grad writing community to stay focused and motivated!

Fridays 9am – 11am, SCH 228F

Succession Planning

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Ensuring sustainable leadership is the key to the long-term success of any club, group or organization. How adequately is your group prepared to fill existing or potential future vacancies in leadership? Are current members prepared to transition smoothly into a variety of roles and responsibilities? Do current leaders mentor others and 'give away leadership' to ensure the success of the club/group for the future?

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Facebook Employer Information Session

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior Co-op Students 

MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, 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.

Waterloo Electric Vehicle Challenge

Saturday, May 28, 2016 (all day)

Hosted by Waterloo Engineering, the Waterloo Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge encourages students to design and test their own electric car in an annual endurance competition. This years competition is scheduled for May 28, 2016. More than a dozen teams from around Ontario will attend this year's event.

Conflict Management

Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Ever shy away from a situation involving conflict? Unsure how best to handle the situation? Worried that the situation will escalate and get out of control? Conflict doesn't always have to be destructive. Conflicts can be opportunities to generate growth and strengthen relationships when approached in the right way.

In this workshop you will:

New to a Team

Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Ever shy away from a situation involving conflict? Unsure how best to handle the situation? Worried that the situation will escalate and get out of control? Conflict doesn't always have to be destructive. Conflicts can be opportunities to generate growth and strengthen relationships when approached in the right way.

In this workshop you will:

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