Events - March 2019

Sunday, March 31, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
Science Grad Ball event poster

Go beyond the universe with us at the 2019 Science Gradball! Tickets are on sale now in the Science Society office, STC 1023 - cash only, 19+, and don't forget your WatCards!

Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
FemPhys Undergrad Research Skills March 28 5:30-7:00 pm PHYS 238

Join FemPhys for an evening session on undergraduate research skills. Pizza will be served.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

Sometimes the first step to career success is simply knowing what you have to offer. This Career Advisor-facilitated workshop teaches you to identify the skills that set you apart and gives you the confidence you need to speak to your strengths.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 (all day) to Friday, March 29, 2019 (all day)
Female, male and non-binary stick people

Join the Science HeForShe committee to share your experiences of being ______ (female, male, trans*, non-binary) in Science. The Faculty of Science HeForShe committee is looking to record gender-based experiences of science students, faculty and staff members.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Graduation Reception March 27, 2019 Federation Hall 4-6 pm

Please join the Science graduating class of 2019 as you prepare to graduate this Spring or Fall. The Grad Reception will celebrate the end of your journey as a Waterloo student and welcome you into the Science alumni family.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
FemPhys Tea & Talk Wednesdays 12:30-1:30 pm Phys 104

Join FemPhys for tea, conversations, and friends. Everyone welcome.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Velocity Fund Final $25K cheques

Ten promising investment-ready startups are ready to compete at the Velocity Fund Finals (VFF) $25K! Join us for an exciting Velocity Fund Finals $25K where we will invest in 4 winning startups and fuel their ambition and vision.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM EDT
back of audience watching competition

Ten early-stage startups have practiced and perfected their 3-minute pitches and are ready to compete at the finals! Join us for an exciting Velocity Fund Finals $5K where we will give out $20,000 in funding to University of Waterloo students to help them kickstart their businesses.

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Board Game Night Friday March 22 6-8 pm in Phys 104

Join FemPhys for a chill board game night. Bring all your friends and we'll see you there!

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM EDT
Curious about commercializing chemistry? with sketch of test tube connected to a flask

Are you a graduate student, undergraduate student, or from the UWaterloo chemistry community that is curious about commercializing chemistry?

Meet with Velocity Science’s Business Advisor, Adrien Côté, for advice about your idea, the project you’re working on, or anything related to science entrepreneurship.  Sign up for a meeting.

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
UN World Water Day March 22 with image of the world

UN-Water's World Water Day tackles the water crisis by addressing the reasons why so many are being left behind. On this day, the Water Institute will join thousands from around the world in solidarity as we support and amplify World Water Day events and initiatives.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 3:00 PM EDT
Many Metabolisms of Microbes Thursday March 21st at 3 pm in STC 2002 with headshots of the three speakers.

Join the Waterloo Centre for Microbial Research for a series of talks by Faculty of Science Profs. Moira Glerum and Kesen Ma and Earth Research Scientist Christina Smeaton. They will be discussing the "Many Metabolisms of Microbes".

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Calendar with sand timer beside

Do you have difficulty planning ahead for your exams or leaving studying for exams to the last minute? In Science, you typically have multiple midterms and exams scheduled in close proximity to one another.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
FemPhys Tea & Talk Wednesdays 12:30-1:30 pm Phys 104

Join FemPhys for tea, conversations, and friends. Everyone welcome.

Monday, March 18, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Mass number of students sitting at desks writing exams.

Do you struggle with writing different types of tests in Science? Do you study and prepare before the test and then forget everything you have studied once you start the test?

Friday, March 15, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
FemPhys #BlackandSTEM Winter 2019 reading group poster

Join FemPhys for a semester of readings on the intersections of race, racism, science, and culture. This session will explore race in the (STEM) classroom.

Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Pitch a problem with question mark shaped as a capital P

Register to join our audience for the Quantum Valley Investments® Problem Pitch Competition! You will have a chance to hear pitches from teams hoping to identify important industry problems. 

Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Join us for Edge's networking session March 14, 2019 4:30-6:00 pm in MC 4041

Networking is a key skill that gives students the opportunity to connect with professionals in their fields of interest.

Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
Black and white image of a stack of books

This full-day event offered by GRADventurethe Librarythe Writing and Communication Centre and other campus partners will offer graduate students and postdoctoral fellows an overview of the world of academic publishing.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Graduate Student Association Faculty of Science Town Hall March 13th 5-7 pm in NH 3407

Calling all Science graduate students. Attend the GSA Science Town Hall to share your opinions and concerns regarding graduate advisors/supervisors, TA experience, tuition and student services. 

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 1:00 PM EDT
Albertasaurus skeleton

Visit us on Wednesday, March 13th for some March Break dinosaur fun beginning at 1:00 P.M. The program is free and all ages are welcome! 

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Stock image of locks, blue squares and number codes

Faculty members, Research staff, Safety Office staff, Research Ethics staff, and Information Systems & Technology staff involved in research using biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear materials or technology are invited to join Public Safety Canada (PSC) for the Safeguarding science workshop.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
FemPhys Tea & Talk Wednesdays 12:30-1:30 pm Phys 104

Join FemPhys for tea, conversations, and friends. Everyone welcome.

Monday, March 11, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Asian female working on a blue laptop by a window.

Have you ever written a test or exam and then were surprised or disappointed by the mark you had received? Do you try to memorize course material but not actually "learn" it or remember it later? In Science courses, it can be challenging to learn mass amounts of information and learn the material at a higher level of learning (that is being tested)!

Monday, March 11, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
Laptop on desk with how to write a resume on the screen

In this workshop for Science students, you will learn how to showcase your assets for high-impact results. Through analyzing job postings, you will gain the skills to build effective bullet points that help you stand out to employers – and get that interview!

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