Events

October 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

It's time for a little Boston Cheer!

Calling all Boston-area Science alumni!

We'd love for you to join us for Happy Hour at Beerworks No 3 (Boston/Canal).  Reminisce with us about your time at Waterloo, network with fellow classmates and hear all the latest news from your alma mater.  We will be partnering with our Engineering friends, so we can expect a lively crowd!

Friday, October 4, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics Logo

Join us as we launch the Future of Astronomy:

The University of Waterloo and the Faculty of Science are celebrating the launch of the Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics!  Please join us for an exclusive cocktail reception where you'll have the opportunity to meet astrophysics faculty and learn more about the thrilling research that promises to redefine our knowledge of the universe.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
HSC Community Education Forum

Hearts Full of Hope

For the first time since the disease was identified by Dr. George Huntington in 1872, there is hope for treatments that target the root cause of HD, providing the HD Community with "hearts full of hope." 

Thursday, October 17, 2019 — 11:45 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

A panel presentation and discussion for Waterloo faculty, staff, and students examining the barriers and strategies associated with vaccination programs:

Heather MacDougall (Arts): Exploring the historical, social, and cultural forces behind vaccine hesitancy

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT
Gairdner logo

This event is at capacity, thank you for your interest!

Grade 11 and 12 Biology teachers, bring your class to the University of Waterloo on October 23, 2019 to hear Canada Gairdner International Award Winner Dr. Bruce Stillman speak about his team's biomedical research and its impact on the world: "Inheritance of your DNA: Passing On Genes And Other Information".

Friday, October 25, 2019 — 10:00 to 10:00 AM EDT
UWaterloo mace lays on the table in front of two hands shaking

Congratulations! Convocation is a special time to celebrate all of your achievements with family and friends. The highlight of convocation occurs when graduating students receive their academic hoods, are called to the stage by name, and are presented with their official diplomas.

Friday, October 25, 2019 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, October 26, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT to Sat, 10/26/2019 - 17:00

Visit the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum for our annual Gem and Mineral Show!  

Friday October 25th: 12 noon - 6 p.m.

Saturday October 26th: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

Join us on the first and second floors of the EIT building for two days of gems, minerals, fossils and jewellery.

Saturday, October 26, 2019 — 10:30 to 10:30 AM EDT
Row of colourful luminescent beakers

Join us on October 26th for an extravaganza of hands-on science discovery for school-age kids.

Saturday, October 26, 2019 — 1:30 PM EDT

Unveiling an International Masterpiece!

The Department of Chemistry and the Faculty of Science welcome all alumni, friends and family to a very special occasion as we celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table.

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