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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.

DesignJam - "TrafficJam"

Saturday, March 28, 2015 -
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Design Jam logo

DesignJam Toronto is an all-day innovation jamboree -- a curated open space guiding more than a hundred design leaders & design learners, sharing ideas, tools & perspectives, to better understand & address a complex problem. Nicknamed "TrafficJam," DesignJam Toronto gathers young leaders, mentors, teams and aspiring entrepreneurs to conceive innovative user experiences and activate ideas to improve mobility in the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area.

Grebel Musical: Fiddler on the Roof

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 1:00 pm to Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Conrad Grebel Student Council presents Fiddler on the Roof - an all-student cast and orchestra production! Tickets are on sale for this tale of family, love, human struggle, and faith.

"In Search of Promised Lands" Sam Steiner Book Launch

Saturday, March 28, 2015 -
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join Conrad Grebel University College's Institute for Anabaptist Mennonite Studies and the Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario to celebrate the release of Sam Steiner's new book, In Search of Promised Lands. 

University Choir: Choral Divas!

Saturday, March 28, 2015 -
7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

The University Choir, directed by Dr. Gerard Yun, will perform a selection of pieces from operas and musical theatre. This 90 voice choir, including UW students, alumni, and staff, is a delight to hear.

Jazz Ensemble Concert

Sunday, March 29, 2015 -
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The UW Jazz Ensemble will perform a selection of classic jazz pieces.

A Cappella End of Term Concert Winter 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015 -
2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
UW A Cappella Club logo

*Evening show starts at 7:30 PM

University of Waterloo's famous a cappella groups (some of whom recently went to the ICCA competition - yes, the very same one from Pitch Perfect!) will be putting their big end-of-term concert! This is a concert you do not want to miss!

Instrumental Chamber Ensemble Concert

Sunday, March 29, 2015 -
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Each Instrumental Chamber Ensemble consists of two to seven players, playing selected pieces from great composers. Sometimes we have classical guitars or brass groups, but the most common grouping is stringed instruments with a piano accompaniment.

Getting a U.S. Work Permit

Monday, March 30, 2015 -
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Learn from Nina Juncewicz, U.S. Immigration Attorney, about options available to graduating students interested in working in the U.S.

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

Big Ideas Challenge for Health and Wellbeing

Monday, March 30, 2015 -
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Join us as the finalists will pitch their big idea on health and wellbeing on issues that encompass: aging, mental health, nutrition, fitness, physical assault, and much more.  

Documenting Your Teaching for Tenure and Promotion (CTE908)

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 -
11:45 am to 1:15 pm

Location: NH 3001 Notes: Open to faculty (registration is required).

2015 Project Showcase & Reception

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 -
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Discover the projects of our Global Business & Digital Arts and Digital Experience Innovation Program students – they are eager to show you what they've been working on.

Telling stories: An intergenerational dialogue on housing

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 2:00 pm
Telling stories: An intergenerational dialogue on housing

Tell us your story!

This dialogue, moderated by the School of Planning's Dr. Markus Moos, aims to bring together secondary students, university students, and community residents of all ages to foster inter-generational dialogue; and learn about current and past housing issues in our community and beyond.

The Widow: A portrait of love and upheaval in Iraq

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 -
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
poster for the play "The Widow"

Get a taste of Toronto theatre right here on campus - get your tickets for "The Widow", a play that debuted in Toronto last summer to rave reviews from NOW magazine and Torontoist. It tells the story of Nour, a widow from the 2003 Iraq War who initiates an affair with Samir, an outspoken young teacher. After receiving threats from a religious militia group, Samir flees Iraq, leaving Nour to deal with all of the consequences.

Why Africa is not rising: History reproducing?

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 -
10:00 pm to 11:30 pm
Arise banner

Professor Ian Taylor takes a critical look at prevalent Africa rising discourses, arguing that such commentaries neglect the historical roots of the continent’s underdevelopment.

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."



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