Sunday, December 8, 2013 — 2:00 PM EST

What does Mysticism Look Like Today? 

What are some of the similarities and differences between traditional, non-traditional, and popular forms of mysticism? This is the second of a two-part series and takes place on Sunday, December 8, from 2:00-5:00 pm. Refreshments are provided.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 7:30 PM EST

Ways of the Spirit: Celebrating Dialogue, Diversity & Spirituality

You're invited to attend the book launch for a new volume edited by Professor M. Darrol Bryant.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 — 2:00 PM EST

"What is Mysticism and where did it come from?"

Join Mr. Bob Chodos, The Rev'd Glenda Meakin, and Dr. Timothy Gianotti as they explore the roots and branches of mysticism from the Jewish, Christian and Muslim perspectives. This is the first of a two-part series and takes place on Saturday, November 16 from 2:00-5:00 pm. Refreshments are provided.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Would you like to spend seven weeks in China? Find out how you can be a part of this annual program and explore Chinese language, culture and society utilizing a “living textbook,” to gain an understanding of the history and civilization of the world’s most populous nation.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 — 2:30 PM EST

Rise of China and Its Implications to Japan


Presented By: Yoichiro Sato
Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia-Pacific University, Japan

RSVP: Laura MacKenzie, 519-884-4400 Ext. 28690, lmackenz@uwaterloo.ca

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST

The Confucius Institute presents: 

Our Filial Obligations to Nature: Reflections on Early Chinese Notions of Ecology

Featuring: Dr. Paul Crowe, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Asia-Canada Program

Friday, November 8, 2013 — 12:00 PM EST

Theme: Knowledge Translation

Featuring:

Tony Tin
Director of library and information services, Lusi Wong Library

RSpace: Building an institutional repository to support research and facilitate knowledge translation and mobilization at Renison University College

Friday, November 8, 2013 — 10:30 AM EST
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RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD

Friday, November 1, 2013 — 10:30 AM EDT
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RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD

Friday, October 25, 2013 — 10:30 AM EDT
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RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD

Saturday, October 19, 2013 — 3:30 PM EDT
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SOLD OUT

Thank you for your interest but the Across the Creek Express event has sold out.  Please check Renison's events page for more upcoming events.

Friday, October 18, 2013 — 10:30 AM EDT
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RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 — 6:30 PM EDT

Lives and values of ordinary people in China

Professor Ying Xiao
Tsinghua University, China

6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

RSVP: lmackenz@uwaterloo.ca

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 — 3:30 PM EDT

Right care, right time, right place: Improving outcomes for people with spinal cord injury through early intervention and improved access to specialized care: Lessons from Australia.

Guest lecture by Dr. James Middleton, MBBS, PhD, GradDipAppSc, (ExSpSc), FAFRM(RACP), FACRM

Wednesday, October 9, 3:30 p.m.
Sun Life Financial Auditorium (LHS 1621)


Meet and Greet and refreshments to follow seminar

Thursday, October 3, 2013 — 2:30 PM EDT

Japan’s Border Challenges: The Northern Territories, Takeshima and Senkaku

Presented By: Akihiro Iwashita
Professor, Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University;
Representative, Global Center of Excellence (GCOE) Program
“Reshaping Japan‘s Border Studies“;
Vice President, Association for Borderlands Studies (ABS);
Vice President, Japan International Border Studies Network

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Charmaine Hammond

Author and speaker, Charmaine Hammond (Renison’s Outstanding Alumni Award winner, 2013), will be returning home to Renison to give a presentation to students and the wider Renison community, as well as launch her new book, “GPS Your Best Life: Charting Your Destination and Getting There in Style.” 

Sunday, September 29, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

Are you exploring post-secondary opportunities? Join Renison University College and the University of Waterloo at this year's Ontario Universities Fair to find out more about the exciting opportunities at Renison!

Saturday, September 28, 2013 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
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Renison University College hosts the 19th annual East Asian Festival. Experience the vibrant cultures of China, Japan and Korea with live performances and demonstrations, music, food, and educational and interactive booths.  

Free admission. Fun for the whole family.

Saturday, September 28, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

Are you exploring post-secondary opportunities? Join Renison University College and the University of Waterloo at this year's Ontario Universities Fair to find out more about the exciting opportunities at Renison!

Friday, September 27, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

Are you exploring post-secondary opportunities? Join Renison University College and the University of Waterloo at this year's Ontario Universities Fair to find out more about the exciting opportunities at Renison!

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Town and Gown Society Logo

Renison Town & Gown Society members and their guests are invited to a wine and cheese reception at Renison University College.

Come and meet the new Director of the School of Social Work, Dr. Susan Cadell, and tour the new extension at Renison University College.

Friday, September 20, 2013 — 1:00 PM EDT
Justin Trudeau

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Justin’s visit to the University of Waterloo, and the Kitchener Waterloo community, has had to be cancelled. Justin wants to extend his thanks to the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University communities for their outpouring support and gracious invitations.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 — 4:15 PM EDT
Guests at College Dinner

We'd love to have you over for dinner!

As a former student at Renison, we invite you to come back to campus for a reception in your honour, a great meal and a chance to reconnect with Renison.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 — 8:00 PM EDT

Students in the English Language Institute's English for Success program will be showing off their new-found skills in English in their end-of-program "skit night".

Students from around the globe have spend the past month studying English, making friends, having fun and exploring Canadian culture. They will celebrate the end of the program with this fun and light-hearted event.

Join them at 8:00 p.m. EST in the Great Hall dining room or watch it on Renison's livestream channel.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 — 7:30 PM EDT
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Moving Chi: Traditional Dance & Martial Arts

A presentation of traditional dance and martial arts paired with music old and new.  This festive and powerful program will be held in Renison's East Meets West outdoor garden.

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