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MFA THESIS 1

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 5:00 pm to Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 5:00 pm

UW Fine Arts and the UWAG present MFA THESIS 1 featuring the exhibitions "Turf & Twig" by Amanda Rhodenizer in Gallery One and "The Jackalope in the Room" by Megan Green in Gallery Two.

Please join us for the public reception on Thursday, April 10 from 5:00-8:00 pm.

WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and discuss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers and across disciplines.

Every Tuesday, 12:30-1:30pm, in the QNC 1501 seminar room, two students will each give a 20 minute talk, followed by a 10 minute discussion on each presentation.

This seminar is free and open to the public!

WIN Distinguished Lecture - Professor Fernando Galembeck

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014, Professor Fernando Galembeck, Director of Laboratório Nacional de Nanotecnologia (LNNano) at ​O Centro Nacional de Pesquisa em Energia e Materiais (CNPEM), Brazil, will deliver a WIN Distinguished Lecture on "Nano Solutions for Centuries-Old Problems: Electrostatics, Explosions and Friction".

This lecture is free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

Public Lecture: Energy and the Environment; Risks and the Future

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join University of Waterloo Professors Maurice Dusseault and Steve Evans for an informed talk on the nature of risk associated with different sources of energy. Please register for a ticket to this free event.

Weekly LGBTQ Discussion Group

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 7:15 pm to 8:30 pm
The Wednesday Night Discussion Group (WNDG) has provided a safe and confidential space for discussing sexual orientation and gender identity on the University of Waterloo campus for four decades!   Need support? Have questions? Looking to socialize and meet new people? Come join members of the local rainbow community for an evening of engaging discussion.   Visit our webpage for location and other details on the evening's topic of conversation.

WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and discuss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers and across disciplines.

Every Tuesday, 12:30-1:30pm, in the QNC 1501 seminar room, two students will each give a 20 minute talk, followed by a 10 minute discussion on each presentation.

This seminar is free and open to the public!

The Canadian Index of Wellbeing: How are Ontarians Really Doing?

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Looking at how the Canadian Index of Wellbeing can track the wellbeing of Ontarians to ensure better health and quality of life outcomes for all.

Weekly LGBTQ Discussion Group

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 7:15 pm to 8:30 pm
The Wednesday Night Discussion Group (WNDG) has provided a safe and confidential space for discussing sexual orientation and gender identity on the University of Waterloo campus for four decades!   Need support? Have questions? Looking to socialize and meet new people? Come join members of the local rainbow community for an evening of engaging discussion.   Visit our webpage for location and other details on the evening's topic of conversation.

Water Institute Research Symposium 2014

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Research Symposium 2014 showcases the breadth of Waterloo’s water research and provides an opportunity for organizations and individuals to interact with researchers and students.

Water Institute 2014 Distinguished Lecture

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Dr. Peter Gleick, President and Co-founder, Pacific Institute, will deliver the Water Institute 2014 Distinguished Lecture: "The Past, Present and Future of the World's Water".

Bright Starts Co-operative Early Learning Centre | Grand Opening Celebration

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the official opening of our new child care facility at the University of Waterloo.

The University of Waterloo, the Bright Starts Board of Directors and Executive Director, Stacey Reid, are pleased to announce the opening of the Bright Starts Cooperative Early Leaning Centre.

Spring Orientation 2014

Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 10:00 am to Friday, May 9, 2014 - 10:00 pm

Orientation is an opportunity for the University of Waterloo to officially welcome new students and showcase our faculties, residences, affiliated institutions, support services and people.

Spring Orientation is a week-long program designed to introduce new students to all aspects of University life.

Join us as we share our campus experience and foster pride and connection to the University of Waterloo community.

 

Multi-period Mean Variance Asset Allocation: Is it Bad to Win the Lottery?

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 4:00 pm

WatRISQ Seminar called "Multi-period Mean Variance Asset Allocation: Is it Bad to Win the Lottery?"

Presenter: Prof. Peter Forsyth

Speaker: Peter Forsyth, Professor, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science University of Waterloo, Ontario

Waterloo Unlimited Grade 10 "Theme of Change" 5-day program

Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 8:30 am to Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 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

Campus Life Fair

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Learn more about UWaterloo services and how you can get involved on campus.

1914-2014 Concert with Violin and Piano

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Violinist Elena Denisova and her husband, pianist Alexei Kornienko were some of the musicians selected by the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to perform a commemoration concert internationally. They are superb artists who commissioned their colleagues Dieter Kaufmann and Maximilian Kreuz to compose some pieces for them. This concert coincides with a commemoration exhibit about Bertha von Suttner, entitled “A Life for Peace” in the Grebel Gallery.

Yasmin Saikira - The Loss of History: Memory, Humanity and Peace after 1971

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Dr. Yasmin Saikia is the Hardt-Nickachos Chair in Peace Studies and Professor of History at the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict at Arizona State University. Her recent book Women, War and the Making of Bangladesh: Remembering 1971 (2011) has won numerous awards and been the subject of an international speaking tour.

"The Loss of History: Memory, Humanity and Peace after 1971" with Yasmin Saikia

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Dr. Yasmin Saikia is the Hardt-Nickachos Chair in Peace Studies and Professor of History at the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict at Arizona State University. Her recent book Women, War and the Making of Bangladesh: Remembering 1971 (2011) has won numerous awards and been the subject of an international speaking tour.

The Undergraduate School on Experimental Quantum Information Processing (USEQIP)

Monday, May 26, 2014 - 9:00 am to Friday, June 6, 2014 - 9:00 pm

USEQIP is a two-week program on the theoretical and experimental study of quantum information aimed primarily at students completing their third undergraduate year. The lectures and experiments are geared toward students in engineering, physics, chemistry, mathematics and computer science.

Sound in the Land 2014 Festival and Conference - Music and the Environment

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 1:00 pm to Monday, June 9, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Sound in the Land 2014 will explore music and the environment while discovering new Mennonite perspectives. Join us for the entire conference or experience some of the various concerts planned for the public.

Register Online.

Canadian Obesity Student Meeting

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 8:00 pm to Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 10:00 pm

The purpose of the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM) is to bring together students and new professionals with a common interest in topics surrounding obesity research, including (but not limited to) prevention, treatment and management across all age groups and a diversity of populations. The COSM provides a platform for individuals to showcase research, learn about current "hot topics", collaborate and network across a wide variety of fields and to increase awareness of the broad scope of career and research opportunities pertaining to obesity.

Grand Opening of the Next Chapter Building Project

Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Help celebrate the completion of Grebel's new building!

Tour the music classroom and studios, be welcomed in the new main entrance, see the community education and seminar rooms, visit the Milton Good Library and Mennonite Archives of Ontario space, as well as the MSCU Centre for Peace Advancement.

Ralph and Eileen Lebold Endowment for Leadership Training Banquet

Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Our Present Future: Being an Intercultural Learning Community with Roberson Mbayamvula - Pastor at Hagerman Mennonite Church, Markham.

Tickets available at grebel.ca/lebold or call 519-885-0220 x24217.

Architecture's Capstone Design Symposium

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 9:00 am to Friday, August 1, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Come and explore the Capstone Design Symposium for Architecture!

Location and times to be confirmed closer to the event.

Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students

Monday, August 11, 2014 - 9:00 am to Friday, August 15, 2014 - 5:00 pm

The Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students (QCSYS) is a unique, week-long enrichment program for students. The school offers an interesting blend of lectures, hands-on experiments and group work focused on quantum cryptography — a cutting-edge field that utilizes the fascinating laws of quantum mechanics to develop unbreakable encryption that protects communication.

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