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October 24, 2018

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

All Day LIFT Exhibition Series: Push and Pull (Multi-Day Event)
This year, the LIFT series combines the work of Patrick Cull, Žana Kozomora and Donna Stewart, all artists from the Waterloo region. Each artist uses printmaking in their work, all with different techniques, materials and styles. Their work will be on display in the Library until August 2019. The LIFT microgalleries are located on floors 4-6 of the Waterloo campus Library daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Library
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • All Day Thrive Week (Multi-Day Event)

    Thrive Week is a week-long series of events focused on building positive mental health for Laurier students, faculty and staff. This initiative was developed by the University of British Columbia in the spring of 2009, and has now become a nation-wide initiative that includes over 11 Canadian colleges and universities. The 3rd annual WLU Brant Thrive Week will take place from Oct. 22 to 26, 2018.

    October 23rd: every department will be part of a Mental Health Carnival around campus. All other days there are events as well.

  • Wellness Centre
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Chilling With Dogs - IN THE CHAPEL

    Join us for Chilling With Dogs – a time to de-stress with our four-legged friends!

  • Martin Luther University College
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Intro to Sewing

    Learn the basics of how to thread a sewing machine, basic techniques and how the machine works, as well as how to troubleshoot common problems. Please email Madi Mackenzie to register for this workshop.

    For a complete calendar of our workshops and space availability, visit our public Google Calendar.

  • Library
  • 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 through lazaridismba.ca, or directly, with Maureen Ferraro.

    We look forward to meeting with you!

    Maureen Ferraro
    Email: mferraro@wlu.ca
    Phone: (844) 834-0710, ext. 6220

  • Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
  • 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM Midday Pause
    Join us for a brief pause hosted by MDiv students of Martin Luther University College. Prayers, reflections and readings from various faith traditions. 
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open Door service

    Join us for our weekly Open Door communion service. All welcome.

    Today's worship: Stephen Larson, presiding; Maureen Forrester Singers with director Elvera Froese. Debbie Lou Ludolph will offer reflections on the kyrie, sanctus and agnus dei.

    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Strangers with the Same Dream: on writing historical fiction

    As Laurier’s Fall 2018 Staebler Visiting Writer Novelist and memoirist,  Alison Pick will talk about the research and writing process that goes into creating historical fiction at her public talk, “Strangers with the Same dream: On writing historical fiction” at the Veritas Café, Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m.

    Originally from Kitchener, now living in Toronto, Pick is an award-winning author whose accomplishments in three genres – fiction, memoir, and poetry – have been internationally recognized and published in multiple languages. She is the author of three novels, including Far to Go, which was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize in 2011, and a memoir, Between Gods, that won the Canadian Jewish Book Award for Memoir.

    Pick has taught at the Banff Centre for the Arts, the Sage Hill Writing Experience in Saskatchewan, the Humber School for Writers, and the Iceland Writers Retreat. Far To Go, a novel about child evacuation from Czechslovakia in the late 1930s, is being taught as part of Laurier course EN267: Contemporary Canadian Fiction, and Pick will discuss that book in her talk. She will also discuss her latest novel, Strangers with the Same Dream, a dramatic story about kibbutz life in the 1920s Israel.

  • Faculty of Arts

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