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Monday, February 12, 2018 (all day) to Saturday, March 3, 2018 (all day)
Velocity Fund Apps open

Velocity Fund $25K and $5K applications are open! The Velocity Fund is a non-equity grant program for startups that offers $375,000 each year to startups through its Velocity Fund $25K and Velocity Fund $5K programs.

The Velocity Fund $25K competition showcases 10 startups as they pitch for their chance to win one of four $25,000 prizes and space in one of the Velocity workspaces. For the Velocity Fund $5K competition, three student ideas or student-driven startups receive $5,000 to help them grow their ideas and start their businesses. The top applicants will present their pitches at the Velocity Fund Finals on March 28.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM EST

This session will provide a simple overview of copyright, and the implications it has in your teaching. 

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 17:15 to 18:15
A café with Conversation Café on the awning

Join us to informally discuss about a range of topics, including ones you suggest, or get some help composing your comments on the LEARN discussion boards. We’ll have coffee and tea available, so remember to bring a mug.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
How to Find Your Customers Online poster graphic

Join Kendra Ross, VP of Marketing at Oak & Rumble, at the free workshop "How to Find Your Customers Online" as she shares her expertise in conducting business on the internet. Learn how social media, landing pages, and other tools help you find where your customers are hiding. 

We encourage you to register for the workshop and free pizza!

Thursday, March 1, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Knowledge about email etiquette, voice mail messages, taking meeting minutes, and social media is explored to help you effectively communicate at work. Learn the strategies and techniques to be a boss communicator in the workplace.
 
Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
Globe illustration

The World’s Challenge Challenge at the University of Waterloo is a competition where teams of three diverse students picked United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (also known as Global Goals), and will propose a solution. Teams will make a 5-7 minute presentation to a panel of judges, with Q&A.

Monday, March 5, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Academic integrity requires that you paraphrase and summarize other people’s work.  Through hands-on practice, you will learn these skills and how to integrate your supporting research for improved credibility.

For graduate students only.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 17:15 to 18:15
A café with Conversation Café on the awning

Join us to informally discuss about a range of topics, including ones you suggest, or get some help composing your comments on the LEARN discussion boards. We’ll have coffee and tea available, so remember to bring a mug.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Event poster graphic for for Pitch to Win workshop

Join us this week for the free workshop, Pitch to Win. How do you get people interested in your ideas? Learn what makes a good pitch and practice in a low-pressure environment.

We encourage you to register for the workshop and free pizza!

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 17:15 to 18:15
A café with Conversation Café on the awning

Join us to informally discuss about a range of topics, including ones you suggest, or get some help composing your comments on the LEARN discussion boards. We’ll have coffee and tea available, so remember to bring a mug.

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