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January 5, 2018

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Three Minute Thesis competition

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition challenges research-based master’s and PhD students to present their research to a layperson audience in three minutes or less. Students are allowed one slide, but no props and no notes.

Laurier’s graduate students will be competing March 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. in the Senate and Board Chambers. Come watch the competition! It's free, no registration is necessary and drop-ins are welcome.

For more information, visit

  • Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
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    Friday, January 05, 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 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
  • All Day Writing Activism: Indigenous Newsprint Media in the Era of Red Power (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
  • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM GMAT Bootcamp Course – Waterloo MBA Campus
    Register online at Course Pricing: Full WLU GMAT Bootcamp (50 Hrs) – $999 (with valid early bird discount) Includes: Math Fundamentals Module (25 Hours) Verbal Fundamentals Module (25 Hours) Math Module (25Hrs): Jan 05, 2018 – Jan 08, 2018 Verbal Module (25Hrs): Jan 12, 2018 – Jan 16, 2018 Want to get in as much GMAT prep as you can? The Lazaridis MBA is hosting a jumbo 50Hr GMAT Bootcamp course for two weekends in January! The first weekend will cover Foundational Math, while the second will cover the Verbal Fundamentals. You will be able to purchase individual weekend packages (25 hours), or both together (50 hours) at a discounted price. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity being held at the Waterloo MBA Campus.
  • Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
  • 7:07 PM Men's Hockey vs RYERSON
    Men's Hockey vs RYERSON at Sun Life Financial Arena, Waterloo Recreation Complex

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