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January 25, 2018

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

All Day LIFT Exhibition Series: Unobstructed Beauty (Multi-Day Event)

This year, the LIFT series features three female painters from the Waterloo Region: Lauren Judge, Marion R. Anderson, and Anne Filiatrault. Each artist shares a narrative that invites viewers to reflect on how we perceive and experience our surrounding environment.

The LIFT microgalleries are located on floors 4-6 of the Waterloo campus Library.

  • Library
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • All Day C. Elizabeth Best: Nelson Small Legs Junior & Going Back Woman Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)

    This exhibition by C. Elizabeth Best explores modern Indigenous identity through her art practice and academic thesis work. See her artist statement below for a detailed description.

    On 16 May 1976, a young AIM activist killed himself in protest of the mishandling of Indigenous affairs by the Canadian federal government.

    This series of paintings complement my Master’s thesis. I made these pieces in tandem with my academic work. Despite the distance of 40 years, I mourned the loss of the young AIM activist. It wasn’t until I made a painting in his honour that I felt I could process this tragedy outside of myself.

    My second painting, the pink and turquoise rabbit, is an amalgamation of my own identity. Identity plays a central role in my thesis and this theme flowed naturally into the art I made during the past academic year.

    The series of three represent the main chapters of my paper. When I think about my thesis, bits and pieces float in and out of focus. I tried to capture that feeling with this series by using my notes to produce a visual representation of my thesis.

    This series represents the process I went through to understand the material I was reading and writing about. I think it is important for academics to experiment with different ways of presenting their work. Expression through art is how I have chosen to present my academic work to a varied audience. For more information, please see my thesis, Writing Activism: Indigenous Newsprint
    Media in the Era of Red Power, accessible through the Laurier Library.

  • Library
  • All Day Penelope Stewart: Thicket Mixed Media Installation (Multi-Day Event)

    Thicket features three haptic garden spaces created in the gallery. Comprised of an installation of 12,000 beeswax leaves, a collection of photographs and a series of beeswax cast sculptures - artist Penelope Stewart expands the visual field while creating a reciprocal conversation between image and object.

    For more information about Penelope Stewart's work, check out her website here.

  • Library
  • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM Board Audit and Compliance Committee Meeting

    The Audit and Compliance Committee is responsible for ensuring the appropriate controls and accountabilities exist within the University as relate to finance, statutory and regulatory compliance, and policy requirements. The Committee also provides an avenue of communication among the external auditors, management, the internal auditor, and the Board of Governors.

    The agenda will be posted approximately one week in advance of the meeting and approved minutes will follow once approved at the subsequent meeting.  Full agenda packages can be accessed on Laurier Connect.  

    Please contact Anne Lukin or Ana Juhik if you have any questions or concerns.

     

  • Board of Governors
  • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Board Human Resources and Compensation Committee Meeting

    The Human Resources and Compensation Committee shall be responsible for overseeing the salary, benefits and compensation settlements and arrangements for all employees of the University.​

    Due to the confidential and personal nature of the matters before the Committee, it is anticipated that the majority of meetings will be conducted in camera and the minutes of such meetings shall remain confidential.

    As the mandate of the Committee is directly focussed on personnel matters as well as employee contract and remu- neration issues, a subcommittee of external members shall be struck so as to examine such issues and eliminate potential conflicts of interest.

    The agenda will be posted approximately one week in advance of the meeting and approved minutes will follow once approved at the subsequent meeting.  Full agenda packages can be accessed on Laurier Connect.  

    Please contact Anne Lukin or Ana Juhik if you have any questions or concerns.

     

  • Board of Governors
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Ken Murray Concerto Competition Finals

    Join us to hear the final round of Laurier music students compete for the Ken Murray Concerto Competition top spot.

    Finalists include:

    Marko Pejanovic, Piano
    Piano Concerto No.1, I, Tchaikovsky

    Emily Kistemaker, Violin
    Violin Concerto No.1, II & III, Mendelssohn

    Emma Monod, Violin
    Violin Concerto, I, Dvorak

    12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Toronto MBA 1-on-1 Appointment

    Pre-registration is necessary.

    Scheduling a personal appointment is your first step to joining the Lazaridis MBA Program. At the session, we will discuss admission criteria, the application process, and help you determine your eligibility.

    Personal appointments are approximately 30 minutes long, and must be pre-booked on www.lazaridismba.ca, or directly, with Maureen Ferraro. We look forward to meeting with you!

    Program Start Dates

    Toronto MBA

    • Part-time alternate weekend MBA begins April 6, 2018
    • Part-time alternate weekend MBA/CPA begins April 6, 2018
    • Part-time alternate weekend MBA and Master of Finance begins April 6, 2018

    Waterloo MBA

    • Full-time MBA with Co-op begins August 20, 2018
    • One year full-time MBA program begins August 20, 2018
  • Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
  • 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Board Buildings and Property Committee Meeting

    The Buildi​ngs and Property Committee is responsible for all matters of property, most notably acquisition and renovation.

    The agenda will be posted approximately one week in advance of the meeting and approved minutes will follow once approved at the subsequent meeting.  Full agenda packages can be accessed on Laurier Connect.  

    Please contact Anne Lukin or Ana Juhik if you have any questions or concerns.

     

  • Board of Governors
  • 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Board Finance and Investments Committee Meeting

    The Finance and Investments Committee has overall responsibility for the allocation, monitoring and evaluation of all financial resources of the University and in doing so to ensure fiscal responsibility.

    The agenda will be posted approximately one week in advance of the meeting and approved minutes will follow once approved at the subsequent meeting.  Full agenda packages can be accessed on Laurier Connect.  

    Please contact Anne Lukin or Ana Juhik if you have any questions or concerns.

     

  • Board of Governors
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Board Joint Finance and Investments / Pension Committee Meeting

    The Finance and Investments Committee has overall responsibility for the allocation, monitoring and evaluation of all financial resources of the University and in doing so to ensure fiscal responsibility. The Pension Committee has overall responsibility to advise and assist the Board of Governors in meeting its mandate with respect to the university pension plan.​

    The agenda will be posted approximately one week in advance of the meeting and approved minutes will follow once approved at the subsequent meeting.  Full joint agenda packages can be accessed on Laurier Connect.  

    Please contact Anne Lukin or Ana Juhik if you have any questions or concerns.

     

  • Board of Governors
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Board Pension Committee Meeting

    The Pension Committee has overall responsibility to advise and assist the Board of Governors in meeting its mandate with respect to the university pension plan.​

    The agenda will be posted approximately one week in advance of the meeting and approved minutes will follow once approved at the subsequent meeting.  Full agenda packages can be accessed on Laurier Connect.  

    Please contact Anne Lukin or Ana Juhik if you have any questions or concerns.

     

  • Board of Governors
  • 7:00 PM Men's Hockey vs WESTERN
    Men's Hockey vs WESTERN at Sun Life Financial Arena, Waterloo Recreation Complex

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