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.

Waterloo and Bordeaux campusesThe University of Bordeaux and the University of Waterloo are delighted to invite Waterloo staff, faculty, and students to attend a special virtual celebration of the 10th anniversary of our strategic partnership.

Thursday, March 23, 2023 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Forget-Me-Not Gala

UW Students Helping Seniors (SHS) is hosting a charity gala event to support the Alzheimer Society of Waterloo Wellington in collaboration with UW Brain Exercise Initiative (BEI), UW Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Student Connection, UW Geriatric Pharmacy Club, and UW Futures in Rehabilitation Sciences.

The Women in Innovation Mixer is an opportunity for gender diverse students to enjoy some food and refreshments, meet fellow aspiring or emerging entrepreneurs, make friends, gain valuable contacts, and build connections to all things Velocity including our people, spaces and resources.

Street art makes an important contribution to understanding local conflict-dynamics and visions of peace. This interactive exhibition includes photos of street art pieces from a range of conflict-affected societies and an opportunity to leave your own ‘mark’ on the gallery walls. Come explore topics of resistance, political communication, commemoration, and identity expression.

Join us to celebrate the past decade of achievement at the Stratford School. Start your day with Professional Development sessions from Sun Life, Velocity, Google, and leaders in innovation and new business. Connect with students and see their work in the project showcase, and join us for a lunchtime celebration.

What language did Amish Mennonites speak when they began migrating to Southern Ontario from dialectally-diverse regions in German-speaking Central Europe? This lecture will analyze the speech of their descendants from East Zorra-Tavistock and Wilmot townships, compare it with what Amish and Old Order Mennonites speak elsewhere, and explore important implications for our understanding of the linguistic history of Anabaptists in North America more generally.

Join us for this year's Bechtel lecture presented by Dr. Mark Louden, in the Great Hall at Conrad Grebel University College on October 20th, at 7:30 PM.

Reception to follow.