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.

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.

Thursday, May 9, 2024 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Spring Tree Planting

Join the Sustainability Office for tree planting to support biodiversity on campus! Students and employees are invited to help with prepping the site and planting a variety of trees and shrubs, while learning more about the importance of supporting biodiversity and nature on campus and in our community.

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, the Water Institute, presents, "Innovation Leadership Skills” with special guest, Karen Kun, Director and Co-founder of Waterlution. In this interactive module, participants will discover what makes them an asset to the water sector, while learning to recognize and appreciate the abilities of others. You will learn to how improve your communication and teambuilding skills through a variety of fun and effective tools that identifies strengths and further develops leadership and innovation competencies.

Thursday, November 28, 2024 - Friday, November 29, 2024 (all day)

12th International Conference on Clinical Trials

Join over 450 leaders, experts, and scientists at the renowned Clinical Trials 2024, discussing key opportunities and challenges inClinical Trials research. The event will include more than 100 presentations and workshops, 8 hours of valuable networking sessions, and an exhibition hall showcasing 50+ vendor companies.

Exciting teams of innovative students will showcase their ideas at the semi-finals of Velocity Pitch Competition. Be in the audience as UWaterloo student teams pitch their startup ideas to a panel of judges. The top 8 teams from across night one and night two will move on to the Velocity Pitch Competition Finals on November 30th to compete for a chance at one of four $5,000 prizes in grant funding to help turn their concept into a reality.

Are you looking for a career path that places you on the front line of innovation? Are you looking to champion social and environmental causes while achieving financial growth? A career in Venture Capital (VC) may be for you! The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) is the voice of Canada’s private capital industry and works with investors behind some of the biggest innovations fuelling the Canadian economy.