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Friday, December 16, 2016 — 9:00 PM to 11:30 PM EST
Karen Cummings

Promising Practices in STEM Education

Karen CummingsAssociate Professor of Physics at Southern Connecticut State University

This presentation will be followed by a short workshop in which participants can engage in one or more activities aimed at helping students reflect on the nature of science and the scientific process.

Thursday, December 15, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM EST
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Celebrate winter with a night of appetizers, dancing and fun! Bring your friends to join fellow grads and the GSA's at the 2016 Graduate Society Holiday Mixer held at Maxwell's Concerts & Events. 

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Microaggressions are offhand subtle expressions of implicit bias. They can be damaging to an inclusive and supportive workplace culture – particularly the Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology (SETT) workplace culture where women are not on an equal basis with men in terms of participation and leadership.

Saturday, December 3, 2016 — 9:00 AM EST
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The Department of Physics and Astronomy, as part of the HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 campaign, is hosting 100 female students in Grades 7 and 8 for hands-on activity workshops, inspiring talks, and a panel discussion, to encourage and engage girls to explore physics.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Join the University of Waterloo and the UN’s HeForShe initiative in ending gender-based violence on campus!

Globally, 1 in 3 women face a form of violence, and on campuses, students typically experience violence from other students. The best solutions to on-campus violence come from students themselves!

Monday, November 28, 2016 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

Join us for a panel discussion on November 28th to hear reflections from policy experts and students who were at COP22 in Morocco earlier this month.

Monday, November 28, 2016 - 11:00 to 12:00

Come join us for tea and coffee, Timbits and discussion!

All Science students welcome!

Thursday, November 24, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST

Registration is now closed and will reopen in September 2017.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 — 2:00 PM EST

An Integrated Economic and Hydrologic Modelling System for Evaluating Cost Effectiveness of Agricultural Conservation Programs

Wanhong YangProfessor, Department of Geography, University of Guelph

Everyone welcome! Coffee provided.

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 11:00 to 12:00

Come join us for tea and coffee, Timbits and discussion!

All Science students welcome!

Thursday, November 17, 2016 — 2:30 PM EST

Amyloid as a Biomarker of Alzheimer's Disease in the Retina

Melanie Campbell, Professor Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 11:00 to 12:00

Come join us for tea and coffee, Timbits and discussion!

All Science students welcome!

Friday, November 11, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

New functions for 'old-ish' proteins: COX assembly factors and cellular homeostasis

Prof. Moira Glerum, Professor, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo

Thursday, November 10, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

Prescription opioids play an essential role in minimizing the pain and suffering of patients across our healthcare sector. However, opioids have quickly become a prescription drug problem: they are highly addictive, often misused, and can lead to injury and death.

Join our panel discussion on opioid use and misuse in Waterloo Region:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 — 2:00 PM EST

Using a new-generation satellite imaging system to inform health system planning in the Zambezi flood plain

Prof. Craig Janes, Professor/Director, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo

Everyone welcome! Coffee provided.

Monday, November 7, 2016 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

Join us on a Monday night to meet and hear from Dr. Laura Hug about her experiences as a woman in science! All undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty and staff, are welcome. 

Invite your friends!

Monday, November 7, 2016 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST
Women in Science conversation with Laura Hug.
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 11:00 to 12:00

Come join us for tea and coffee, Timbits and discussion!

All Science students welcome!

Saturday, November 5, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

Waterloo Science welcomes future students and their families to campus to discover our undergraduate programs, campus, student life and more at our 2016 Fall Open House.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

Information Systems & Technology (IST) is pleased to announce that beginning October 25, 2016, Office 365 is available to all undergraduate students and you now have the option to activate your Office 365 account.

If you have questions about migrating to Office 365 or using your new account features, stop by IST's pop-up booth in the Student Life Centre (SLC) next Thursday, November 3rd. We'll be joined by Microsoft to help you through the transition.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT

Want to support meaningful talks for real impact? The University of Waterloo is sending five students to this year's COP22 UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco.

Learn about the conference, Canada's role in the climate talks and give your feedback to the UW delegation at their drop-in info sessions on Wednesday, November 3rd:

  • EV3 Lobby, 11:30 am to 1 pm
  • SLC Vendor Alley 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Input from students, faculty and staff all welcome!

Saturday, October 29, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Agate samples

Looking for gifts, or something to brighten your office? Visit the annual Gem and Mineral Show in the Earth Sciences Museum, EIT to choose from stunning gem, fossil, and mineral samples, and jewellery. Talk with collectors and artists to discover more about the provenance of your choices.

Friday 12-6pm

Saturday 10am-5pm

Friday, October 28, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Agate samples

Looking for gifts, or something to brighten your office? Visit the annual Gem and Mineral Show in the Earth Sciences Museum, EIT to choose from stunning gem, fossil, and mineral samples, and jewellery. Talk with collectors and artists to discover more about the provenance of your choices.

Friday 12-6pm

Saturday 10am-5pm

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT
pattern burnt into wood

The Bridges lecture series are public lectures connecting Arts, Science and Mathematics.

Pattern finding- popular expression of transcendent ideas.

With Matthew Scott and Soheila Esfahani

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 — 9:30 AM EDT

Grade 11 and 12 Biology teachers, bring your class to the University of Waterloo on October 25, 2016 to hear Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, Canada Gairdner Award Winner, speak about his career and research in “establishing and characterizing CRISPR-Cas bacterial immune defense system”.

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