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LIGHT Illuminated Exhibition

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 10:00 AM to Monday, March 28, 2016 - 4:00 PM EDT
people spelling the word light

Revel in art and technology while learning about the value of light through interactive installations at THEMUSEUM presented in partnership by the University of Waterloo, UWaterloo’s student chapter of The Optical Society, and the Institute for Quantum Computing.

Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student - Nominations Open

Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 12:00 PM to Friday, February 12, 2016 - 4:30 PM EST
Amit & Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student: Nominate your Outstanding Teaching Assistant!

Do you know an exceptional Teaching Assistant or Graduate Student Lecturer? Here’s your chance to recognize him or her with an award!

The nominations for the Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student (AETS) are due on Friday, February 12, 2016. Submit yours today!

As the Women Sew: Community Quilts of Mampuján, Colombia

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 8:30 AM EST to Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 5:00 PM EDT
Women sewing

The MSCU Centre for Peace Advancement is excited to announce our Winter 2016 Grebel Gallery exhibit, As the women sew: Community quilts of Mampuján, Colombia.

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.

UWAG Winter Exhibitions

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 12:00 PM to Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 5:00 PM EST
Person standing on a rock near a lake, holding a gun. Photograph is by Elinor Whiddon.

Join UWAG for the opening reception of their new Winter Exhibitions on Thursday, January 14, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Gallery hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Sexuality, Marriage and Family Studies (SMF) Research Symposium

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 (all day) to Friday, February 12, 2016 (all day)

The theme of this year’s Sexuality, Marriage and Family Studies (SMF) Research Symposium is derived from our commitment to increasing awareness of the changing landscape and intersections of families, relationships and sexualities.

UWaterloo CanBuild 2016

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 (all day) to Tuesday, March 29, 2016 (all day)
Waterloo Warriors logo built with cans.

UWaterloo Canbuild is more than just a typical food drive: it strives to raise awareness about hunger on campus and in the community. 

CanBuild engages our campus community to develop teams, collaborate with colleagues and put their creative skills to work by building structures from the food donations they collect. 

Velocity Fund $25K Applications Open

Monday, February 8, 2016 (all day)
Velocity Fund $25K Applications Open

Velocity Fund $25K applications are open! Startups can apply to compete for one of four $25,000 prizes!

Creativity February 8 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Why is creativity important? Are some people 'born' creative while others are not? What's the difference (or similarity) between creativity and innovation?

In this workshop you'll gain insight into:

Creativity through play Barriers to creativity Why creativity is important Exercises to discover unexpected relationships

Register on LEADS (using your Quest user ID)

"Good Luck On Your Midterms!" event

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

Feeling stressed about your midterms? BASE Reps are here to help!

"BASE Rep" student volunteers from the Bridge to Academic Success in English (BASE) program will be hosting a "Good Luck On Your Midterms" celebration event open to all UWaterloo students on Monday, February 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Life Centre Great Hall.

Service and therapy animals - Come meet the dogs!

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Come say hi to a few cute dogs that are used for service and therapy. Learn about the importance animals can play in therapeutic recreation.

Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani: Open Educational Practices

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Faculty and staff are invited to join Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani at 1:00 p.m. on February 8 in Davis Centre Room 1302 for a presentation on “Open Educational Practices”.

Presentation Skills February 8 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

What key elements make a speaker connect with an audience? Have you been in a situation where you have practiced and practiced what you were going to say and then felt after your presentation you hadn't related well to the audience? What's up?

GIS and cartography

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

GIS are powerful tools that can create “maps” quite quickly. With great power comes great responsibility. This session will cover cartographic and design principals using ArcGIS in an effort to minimize bias and confusion when presenting spatial data. This workshop builds on “Getting Started with ArcGIS” (a recommended prerequisite for those with no previous GIS experience).

UWAFT Automotive Sector Panel Discussion

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM EST

Want to learn more about the importance of the automotive sector in Ontario and the potential for careers in the field? Want tobepart of the He for She conversation and discuss women in STEM? Just want to see a 2016 Camaro and find out how UWAFT will turn it into a hybrid as part of the EcoCAR 3 competition?

Troubleshooting Your Time Management Workshop February 8 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST

Are you tired of trying new time management strategies at the beginning of the semester, just to find by week three you have fallen back into your old habits? You are in luck, this workshop is for you. We will discuss how to break your old habits, how you may be sabotaging your time management efforts, realistic time management strategies and how to maintain them throughout your entire semester. You may think you have heard all there is to know about time management, but this workshop will present these age old strategies in a way that is fresh and relevant for you.

PwC Employer Information Session

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

For Bachelor, Masters
Graduating Students
MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer, ENG - Civil, ENG - Chemical

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.

Citadel Employer Information Session

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD
Co-op and Graduating Students
ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer, MATH - Statistics, MATH - Mathematical Finance, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software

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.

Hosted ~FTP~ Inc. Employer Information Session

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Bachelor
Graduating Students
MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics

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.

LIB 004 Evaluating Information

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

How can you be sure that the resources you’re using are appropriate for university-level assignments? This 50 minute workshop combines activities and discussions to guide you through the process of critically evaluating resources and authors to determine their credibility.

Chinese New Year Tea Party

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Chinese New Year 2016

Join us as we celebrate Chinese New Year on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, from 2-4 pm, in the Atrium at Renison University College.

Literature reviews for grads (Part B): Writing it

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

You already know about the Matrix Method from Literature Review Part A and have completed one.  Now in Part B, learn to situate your research within the body of existing related scholarship.  Bring your completed matrix and your ideas for how best to organize and present the research so that it meshes with your own contribution to the field.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Wendall Wallach

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Towards a Comprehensive Approach for Responsible Innovation and Effective Oversight of the Emerging Technologies

The emerging technologies which include, but are not limited to, genomics and synthetic biology, IT and robotics, nanotechnology, regenerative and personalized medicine, and clean energy and geoengineering pose unique ethical and societal challenges. If we are to maximize the benefits of emerging technologies and minimize the risks new approaches for responsible research and innovation and adaptive oversight and governance will be needed.

Wendell Wallach on Responsible Innovation

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Chair in Science & Society (Heather Douglas) is co-hosting Wendell Wallach from Yale University on February 9 and 10, 2016. Wendell is currently at the University of Ottawa as the Fulbright Research Chair and will be giving a series of three talks during his visit to Waterloo.

Towards a Comprehensive Approach for Responsible Innovation and Effective Oversight of the Emerging Technologies

Conflict Management February 9 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

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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