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Monday, May 31, 2021 2:11 pm - 2:11 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

The Math Behind the Rubik’s Cube

Rubik's cube

Rubik’s Cube: The math behind the best-selling puzzle toy of all time!

Join us at 9 AM (ET) on Saturday, June 5, for a special family-fun event that will put a Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics’ twist on the world’s best-selling puzzle toy!

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Canadian Engineering Grand Challenges and Technological Stewardship

Canadian Engineering Grand Challenges and Technological Stewardship poster

Did you know that not all Canadians have access to safe water or reliable clean energy? Our aging infrastructure present unique challenges and we need your help to overcome them!

Come join us for a 90-minute student led workshop where you will be introduced to the Canadian Engineering Grand Challenges (CEGC) and you will be provided an opportunity to explore how engineers can envision and develop a safe and sustainable world.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

September anti-racism book club

White Fragility: Why it's so hard to for white people to talk about racism book coverIn September, Professor Frankie Condon, who has conducted extensive research in anti-racism rhetoric and anti-racism pedagogy, will lead the discussion of Robin DiAngelo’s, White Fragility (2018), the New York Times bestseller that gained international prominence in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd in the US.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 9:30 am - 9:30 am EST (GMT -05:00)

More Feet on the Ground Mental Health Training for Faculty and Staff

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This training consists of a facilitated discussion of the online More Feet on the Ground mental health education program. This program uses those online materials, as well as vignettes to teach students, staff, and faculty how to Recognize, Respond, and Refer individuals experiencing mental health problems on campus.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Mastering Low Mood: Learning Skills from CBT

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Depression is a whole-body illness: It involves the body, mood, and thoughts. In this group, you can learn how to recognize, understand, and better manage patterns of feeling, thinking and behaving to help you live a more satisfying life. You will also learn how to focus on pleasure, goal setting, and define your values, all of which can help improve your mood.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Grad Student Community and Conversation Circle

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Are you grad student struggling to manage academic and personal demands? Are you worried about whether you belong or if you are intelligent enough to succeed? Connect with other grad students in an informal and confidential environment where you can discuss the things impacting you and learn new ways to manage.

Monday, January 25, 2021 1:00 pm - Tuesday, January 25, 2022 2:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

WaterLeadership: Media 101 - Tips for Engaging with the Media

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, the Water Institute, presents, "Media 101 - Tips for Engaging with the Media” with Pamela Smyth, media relations manager for the University.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 9:30 am - 9:30 am EST (GMT -05:00)

QPR Mental Health Training for Students

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This training teaches students, staff, and faculty how to recognize and support someone who may be having thoughts of suicide. QPR is an education and awareness program that provides direction as to how to Question a person with thoughts of suicide, how to Persuade them to get help, and how to refer the person to appropriate professional resources.