Seminar

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.

Quantum Today posterJoin Twesh Upadhyaya, MSc student at the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) and Department of Physics & Astronomy, in conversation with scientific outreach manager John Donohue. They’ll discuss his latest journal article entitled “Dimension Reductions in Quantum Key Distribution for Continuous- and Discrete-Variable Protocols” published in Physical Review X Quantum on May 24.

Quantum Today posterJoin Luca Dellantonio, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), in conversation with scientific outreach manager John Donohue. They’ll discuss his latest journal article entitled A measurement-based variational quantum eigensolver published in Physical Review Letters on June 4.

 

Calling all future consultants!

WatSolve has invited Conor Mlacak, VP of Technology at Loblaw Companies Limited, to answer questions about his career journey, work-life balance, mentorship, and consulting from the perspective of a C-Level Executive. The WatSolve Spring 2021 C-Suite Fireside chat will be happening on Thursday, June 24th, at 1:00 PM, all UW students are welcome to attend.

Indigenous dancers in front of colourful animals

Join Alumni Tracy Primeau, BA ‘98, in a discussion about Indigenous Business and Leadership. Tracy Primeau is a shift manager at Bruce Power, and also member of many  organizations – she is a member of the Board of Directors of Women in Nuclear Canada, Chair of the Women’s House Serving Bruce and Grey, Executive of the Kincardine Bulldogs Hockey Club and sits on two Municipality of Kincardine Council committees.  

Monday, June 6, 2022 12:00 am - Friday, June 10, 2022 11:59 pm EDT

TD Walter Bean Visiting Professorship: faculty & graduate student meetings

This year's TD Walter Bean Visiting Professor, Dr. Amber Wutich will be visiting the University of Waterloo from Monday, June 6th until Friday, June 10th. In addition to Dr. Wutich's public lecture, the Faculty of Environment has coordinated meeting times for graduate students and faculty members to meet with Dr. Wutich.