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Events - November 2019

Thursday, November 28, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST
Mug of hot chocolate

It's time to de-compress and have some fun! On November 28, enjoy a variety of FREE food and fun activities. Throughout the evening different activities and food stations will take place.

  • Chili Bar (with a vegan soup option available)
  • Math Trivia
  • Hot Chocolate Break
  • Open Mic (contact Ian Payne (ipayne@uwaterloo.ca with any questions)
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST
Concept $5K Finals

Let's show our support for the two teams that include Math students in the Concept $5K Finals (previously known as the Velocity Fund Finals $5K).

The student entrepreneurs will pitch live for their share of $20K in funding. Each competitor has just three minutes to pitch their startup idea to a panel of judges.

The three teams from Math include:

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 — 6:03 PM to 8:03 PM EST
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Want to hear and learn from amazing LGBTQ+ leaders in the tech community? Join us on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. All identities and backgrounds are welcome to attend.

Agenda:

6:30-7:30: Moderated discussion with panelists
7:30-8:30: Socialize and meet the panelists

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Bob Bass photo

Join us on Nov 13th for a seminar hosted by University of Waterloo Financial Technology group @ the Manhattan Institute of Management: Modern Portfolio Analysis with Factors presented by Bob Bass, Managing Director at BlackRock Inc.

ABSTRACT:

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
Elevator numbers

Elevator Pitches: Overview, advantages and framework

Join Anita Layton, Associate Dean of Research and International, in a curated lunch series exclusively for Math postdocs.

For the first lunch series on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, join Anita Layton as she explores why every postdoc needs to be ready with a 2-minute research synopsis.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 — 4:30 PM EST
Donna Strickland

Women in Mathematics presents Nobel Laureate, Professor Donna Strickland

Talk Title: Generating High-Intensity, Ultrashort Optical Pulses 

 

Monday, November 11, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST
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Are you considering grad school?

On November 11, we're hosting a graduate information session for upper-year students!

You will have the chance to speak with department representatives and ask questions about programs in:

Friday, November 8, 2019 — 7:30 PM EST
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What is it that makes us so scared of, and yet so attracted to, the living dead? Why is it that shambling or sprinting corpses still retain such relentless power?

Dr. Arnold T. Blumberg presents a whirlwind look back at 100 years of cinematic zombies and their evolution into a modern pop culture icon, with special attention to the ways in which Night of the Living Dead permanently impacted the media landscape.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 — 5:30 PM EST

WiM is excited to host the first lean-in circle event of the semester on Tuesday, November 5. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to come and join the conversation!

The lean-in circle events are an opportunity for female students to share experiences and get advice on how to navigate the school and workplace from other women.

Pizza and refreshments will be provided. If you are planning to attend, please register online

Monday, November 4, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Would you like to meet fellow female Math faculty?

Please join us on Monday, November 4, 2019 for a luncheon and networking. The Women in Mathematics Committee will provide drinks and lunch.

If you are planning to attend, please register online.

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