Events - 2021

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 — 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST
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The Toronto Alumni Chapter is hosting an after work drop in social! Drop in and join us to connect and meet with fellow alumni in the Toronto area in person! Tickets are $10 which includes a sausage and fry meal. (veggie and vegan options available).

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST
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The University of Waterloo, in partnership with Hong Kong Polytechnic University, has launched the world’s first international hub for vision science.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST
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The Professorship in Environment 2021

"MAD Water: Mobile, Adaptive & Decentralized Infrastructure for the Climate Change Era"

Thursday, December 2, 2021 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
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Are you worried about writing your first in-person university exam? Join Math faculty members and students on Zoom on Thursday, Decemeber 2 from 4:00 - 5:00 P.M. 

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 (all day)
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Save the date

Giving Tuesday 2021 is November 30!

Thursday, November 25, 2021 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
November 25, 2021 Concept 5K Finals

Join the virtual audience for the Concept $5K Finals! Watch promising student teams take the virtual stage and compete for their share of $25K in grant funding to help take startup ideas to the next level.

Registration is required. 

Thursday, November 18, 2021 — 7:00 PM to 7:45 PM EST
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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 (all day) to Monday, January 31, 2022 (all day)

GRADflix is a research communication opportunity for graduate students. Participants will create a video, moving slide show, or animation of no longer than 60 seconds (one minute) in length that describes their research.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 — 4:00 PM EST
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Of Mice and Math: four models, four collaborations

Join WiM for a 45 Minute talk with Professor Ami Radunskaya and a Q&A session to follow.

Register today to attend the WiM Fall Colloquium 2021.

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Join us for Graduate Studies Information Day

Are you considering graduate studies in the Faculty of Mathematics? Join us virtually on November 2, 2021, for our Graduate Studies Information Day where you will have the opportunity to speak with department/school representatives from the Faculty of Mathematics and have all your questions answered. 

Register today

Thursday, October 21, 2021 — 6:00 PM EDT
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A Public Outreach Lecture Series

CPI is pleased to announce a new public outreach lecture series titled CPI Talks. The inaugural CPI Talk will be held virtually on Thursday, October 21 at 6 p.m. 

Register today to attend.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Want to learn about the career journey of alumni who graduated from the Faculty of Math?

Want to hear some advice from our alumni who have been successful in their professional careers since graduation?

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 — 2:00 PM EDT
Dean Mark Giesbrecht

Dean Mark Giesbrecht's Townhall event for faculty and staff will take place virtually through MS Teams on October 12, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm

Faculty of Mathematics staff and faculty received the agenda and meeting link for this event by email on September 23, 2021. 

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 — 2:00 PM EDT
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Each month, the Faculty of Mathematics offers its students, staff, and faculty the opportunity to participate in different activities and events related to the nine dimensions of wellness through the Living Wellness Campaign. For October, we're focusing on Emotional Wellness.

Members of the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program will be joining us on Wednesday, October 6 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM (M3 Patio)! 

The event is free, but there are limited cuddles available. 

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 — 10:00 AM EDT
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A Centre for Career Action workshop for Faculty of Math graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Date: Oct. 5, 10am-11:30am

Location: Zoom

Registration: Check your UWaterloo email for link

Are you exploring what’s next after your graduate studies or postdoc?

Friday, September 24, 2021 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
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Alumni, family and friends are you ready for some friendly competition? Join us for Happy Hour Trivia at Alumni Black and Gold Day (@home).

Thursday, September 16, 2021 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
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What I wish I knew then...

Women in Mathematics welcomes new students to the Faculty of Mathematics during a virtual event on Thursday, September 16. 
Get to know other women in math and build your connections in a virtual meet-up! 

Friday, June 18, 2021 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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The University of Waterloo is proud to honour the many accomplishments of our 2021 faculty of mathematics graduates and will mark this milestone with a virtual convocation ceremony on June 18, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. EDT.

  • Graduates will hear from the University of Waterloo Chancellor, President, Provost and the Dean
  • Degrees will be virtually conferred, and a presentation of graduate names will be showcased on-screen
  • Special awards and honours will be presented
  • The valedictorian will address the class of 2021

Graduands, family, friends and the University community are invited to attend our Spring 2021 convocation ceremony. Please RSVP in advance so you don't miss the celebration.

Saturday, June 5, 2021 — 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EDT
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Rubik’s Cube: The math behind the best-selling puzzle toy of all time!

Monday, May 10, 2021 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
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In celebration of International Women in Math Day,  Women in Math Committee and Math Racial Equity Committee present a webinar discussion with Dr. Susama Agarwala, Mathematician and machine learning researcher.

Friday, April 30, 2021 — 3:00 PM to Sunday, May 2, 2021 — 6:00 PM EDT
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Undergraduate students are encourgaed to partipate in the 2021 Datafest hosted by the American Statistical Association (ASA) and the University of Waterloo's department of statistics and actuarial science. 

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM EDT
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Join us for our winter Waterloo Women’s Impact Network (WWIN) webinar, which is focused on Creating Your Own Path: Opportunities, Sustainability and Lessons Through COVID-19.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 — 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST
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Celebrate International Women's Day with students, faculty, alumni and friends at a Virtual Happy Hour hosted by Women in Mathematics! Join in for an hour of fun activities like trivia games, Open Mic, Networking and chances to win book prizes on Women's Empowerment. 

People of all genders are welcome.

Monday, March 8, 2021 — 9:00 AM EST
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