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November 17, 2016

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

All Day Art Exhibition: Surface Tension (Multi-Day Event)
The Robert Langen Art Gallery's Fall 2016 exhibition, Surface Tension is an ongoing collaborative interdisciplinary sound and video work created by renowned Canadian artists Eve Egoyan (piano) and David Rokeby (installation). On Fridays during the exhibition run, visitors are invited to play the Disklavier themselves and to experience the ways in which the video projection responds to their inputs. We gratefully acknowledge Yamaha Canada Music and Music Plus for generously providing the Yamaha Disklavier Piano featured in the exhibit.
  • Library
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • f1.4: The Changing Face of Contemporary Photography

    This year’s LIFT series of community artist exhibits feature the images of KW area photographers Darin White, Stefan Rose and Stephen Orlando.

    The LIFT micro-galleries are located directly across from the elevators on floors 4, 5 and 6 of Laurier’s Waterloo campus Library.

    The series brings community artists from the grassroots up into the stacks.

  • Library
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Art on the Wall - Thoughts

    Drop into the seminary for the exhibition Thoughts: Paintings by Ashwini Raghuram. The seminary is also open during some weekday evenings.

  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Careers in Criminology and Law Fair
    The Criminology Faculty, Criminology Students’ Association and the Career Centre are partnering to provide our students with career information specific to the area of Criminology and Law. Come and meet people who are already working in various fields such as policing, probation and parole, law and others. Drop in format. Students and Alumni from all programs are welcome to attend!
  • Career Centre
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Computational Biomarkers and Frailty Functions: Neurodegenerative Disease Modeling Algorithms

    Guest Speaker: Panayiotis Vlamos, Ionian University, Corfu Greece

    Mathematical modeling in bioinformatics is connecting micro scale and macro scale phenomena appearing in neurodegenerative diseases. A new representation of RNA secondary structures allows us to produce sequences which are used for tracing mitochondria concentrations. Their connection with crucial Biomarkers derive the corresponding frailty function whose stability is examined.

  • Faculty of Science
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Public Piano Launch

    Please join us for a short concert in the Laurier Concourse to celebrate the addition of Laurier’s newest public piano. 

    Public pianos have been popping up across Canada and the United States, offering a creative outlet for musicians of any skill level to connect with those around them. Many will be familiar the piano Laurier’s Faculty of Music placed in the entrance way of the university during the Fall months, which has garnered much support and will return in the warmer seasons.

    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Systematic reviews 101

    How is a systematic review different from other reviews? What is a meta-analysis and when should you use one?

    This session will present a critical analysis of systematic reviews from Cochrane Library and Campbell Collaboration and cover advanced searching techniques necessary for creating reviews.

  • Library
  • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Information Session - MA Theology: Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy

    Join Kristine Lund, director of counselling programs at the Waterloo Lutheran Seminary (WLS), and Dan Phillips, student advisor and admissions coordinator, for information about the Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy program offerings at WLS.

    Graduates of our MA program can proceed to be accredited, clinical psychotherapists with the additional skill set of engaging spiritual resources for emotional and/or relational healing and change. For more information about programs at WLS, visit the seminary program listings page on


    Register for this event.

  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM The Laurier Women’s Alumnae Studio Panel

    You are invited to attend the evening that promises to change your life!

    Our annual MBA Women’s Alumnae Panel is an opportunity for you to explore and understand every aspect of pursuing an MBA degree. Our accomplished graduates have successfully completed their MBA degrees and are embarking on fulfilling careers, while balancing family life and professional lives.

    Throughout the evening you will have the personal opportunity to meet panel members and representatives
    of the Lazaridis MBA Program and our faculty.

    We will discuss the various program formats and schedules available, admission requirements, studying for the GMAT and more. Please feel free to bring your documents (ie transcripts and resume) to review your credentials and next steps with a recruitment advisor.

    We encourage you to pre-register your attendance as soon as you can, as seating at this event is limited.

    We look forward to meeting you there.
    Maureen and Victoria

  • Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM A World of Leading Ladies

    The Laurier free film series presents “A World of Leading Ladies.” The six-part film series is open to the community and begins Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Bricker Academic Building, room 102, on Laurier’s Waterloo campus.

    This fall’s series offers strong and interesting women in leading roles in films from different genres and different countries. Each film corresponds to one of the programs offered in Laurier’s Department of Languages and Literature: French, German, Spanish, Arabic, and Italian. The series is presented by Laurier’s Department of English and Film Studies, in partnership with the WLU Film Society, and with funding from the Dean of Arts Office. Each screening includes an informative introduction by a Laurier faculty member or doctoral student.


    • Sept. 15: Amélie (FRA, Jean-Pierre Jeunet 2001) – Introduced by Milo Sweedler.
    • Sept. 29: Run Lola Run (DEU, Tom Tykwer 1999) – Introduced by Alexandra Zimmermann.
    • Oct. 20: Pan's Labyrinth (ESP, Guillermo del Toro 2006) – Introduced by Marc Olivier Reid.
    • Nov. 3: Wadjda (SAU/DEU, Haifaa al-Mansour 2013‎‎) – Introduced by Hanan Abdullatif.  
    • Nov. 10: Bread and Tulips (ITA, Silvio Soldini 2000) – Introduced by Russell Kilbourn.
    • Nov. 17: Rust and Bone (FRA, Jacques Audiard 2012) - Introduced by Sharon Marquart.
  • Faculty of Arts

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