University of Waterloo events
At Waterloo, we're proud to host a wide variety of events for the campus community and our larger community. Find out what's happening on campus, from free public lectures to workshops and information sessions.
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Want to know what an entrepreneurship journey looks like? Need to find funding and unsure of where to start? Startup 101 will kickstart your business knowledge with our simple hour long (sometimes more) themed sessions. Hosted by founders for everyone. This session's focus is on how to find and use sources of funding that don’t dilute your equity.
The Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Office (SVPRO), in partnership with the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region (SASC) is once again bringing the What Were You Wearing on? Survivor Art Installation to UWaterloo on Tues Feb 27 – Wed Feb 28. The exhibit is based on student-survivor descriptions of the clothing they were wearing when they experienced sexual violence.
Join the Library and Print + Retail Solutions for the next Anti-Racism Reads discussion at Dana Porter Library on Thursday, February 29. Aimée Morrison and Margaret F. Gibson will facilitate a conversation on The Future is Disabled: Prophecies, Love Notes, and Mourning Songs.
This brand new 201 level workshop aims to equip staff, faculty, and graduate students with the knowledge and tools to become intentional allies, community members standing in solidarity, and empathetic advocates for change.
Eléa Thuiliera, a PhD student at the university of Galway (Ireland), will be presenting a guest lecture on February 29th. Eléa's research aims to design active games (exergames) to increase engagement while improving physical health, and fitting to a population at risk of fall and fracture.
Join the UW Legal Studies Society on February 29th at 6:30 PM to hear from Marlee Liss. Marlee is a somatic educator, author, and sparkle-loving queer Jewish feminist, who made history in the justice system when her sexual assault case became the 1st in North America to conclude with restorative justice through the courts. She's an award-winning speaker, who has been featured in Forbes, Huff Post, Buzzfeed, and more.
Jonathan Malesic discusses his book 'The End of Burnout,' advocating for a work-life balance rooted in dignity, compassion, and leisure.
Conrad Grebel University College is pleased to host Rev. Dr. Ray Aldred as the 2024 Sawatsky Visiting Scholar.
Join this Innovation Skills Workshop co-hosted by the Waterloo Climate Institute Climate Leaders’ program and GreenHouse Changemaker Labs to address climate change. In small groups, participants will explore the design thinking principles and will ideate solutions and recommendations for campus climate action!
Alison Wylie will discuss three examples of field-engaged philosophy of science that address the legacies of settler-colonialism in archaeology in Canada and ask what philosophy can contribute to decolonizing efforts. Alison Wylie holds a Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of the Social and Historical Sciences at the University of British Columbia where she is a Professor of Philosophy. She has a long-standing interest in philosophical questions raised by archaeology: How do we know what (we think) we know about the cultural past?