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November 20, 2019

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Music at Noon - Heather Taves
Every Thursday, the Faculty of Music is pleased to present our free Music at Noon concert series, where local, national and international artists perform for the Kitchener-Waterloo community.

This week we welcome Heather Taves (piano) to our series.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Music at Noon - Magdelena Tomsinska & Jennifer Enns Modolo
Every Thursday, the Faculty of Music is pleased to present our free Music at Noon concert series, where local, national and international artists perform for the Kitchener-Waterloo community.

This week we welcome Magdelena Tomsinska (lute) & Jennifer Enns Modolo (mezzo-soprano) to our series.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

All Day International Eats at the Fresh Food Company (Multi-Day Event)

Enjoy internationally inspired food for lunch and dinner all week at the Fresh Food Company.

The week's menu includes:

Monday – Chef Kayla, India

  • Lentil Daal
  • Lamb Curry with Spiced Basmati Rice
  • Sweet and Sour Pumpkin Charry (Soup)

Tuesday – Chef Darren, Italy

  • Osso Buco with Gnocchi
  • Home-made Focaccia

Wednesday – Chef Peng, China

  • Okenomeyaki
  • Jing Jang Pork
  • Tofu Wrap

Thursday – Chef Rebecca, Thailand

  • Khoa Soi

Friday – Chef Brandy, Ireland

  • Dublin Coddle
  • Colcannon Potatoes
  • Laurier International
  • All Day International Education Week Photo Contest (Multi-Day Event)

    Submit your favourite photo from your travels with Laurier and win a prize!

    Photos can be sent to globalengagement@wlu.ca, by Thursday, Nov. 14. All submissions will be displayed in the RCW lobby during International Education Week, where you can vote on your favourites. The top three photos will be framed and displayed in the Laurier International office in One Market.

  • Laurier International
  • All Day Journey to the Mexican Border (Multi-Day Event)

    Neala Hayratiyan traveled to the border of Mexico and Guatemala, along with Associate Professor Stacey Wilson-Forsberg, on the 2019 Mexico Migration field course. This photo exhibit shares some of that journey, introducing real people who challenge our ideas about migration.

    This event is part of International Education Week.

  • Faculty of Liberal Arts
  • Laurier International
  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Wellness for Travelers

    Come chat and play trivia with the Peer Wellness Educators to learn some awesome tips, tricks and considerations for maintaining your wellness when traveling abroad or coming to Canada.

    This event is part of International Education Week.

  • Laurier International
  • Wellness Centre
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program Information Session: Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy

    Kristine Lund, registered psychotherapist and Luther's assistant principal, will be leading an information session for anyone interested in MA and PhD studies in the field of Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy.

    Please register here

  • Martin Luther University College
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Writing Well: Enhancing Your Style Workshop

    This workshop will help students refine their academic writing by learning about the style of scholarly discourse and making an impact with citation and scholarly language.

    Registration is required! Register through the student success portal.

  • Centre for Student Success
  • Student Affairs
  • Teaching and Learning
  • 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Pupusa Fundraiser

    Help support the Habitat for Humanity leaders on their reading week trip to build houses for residents in El Salvador. Pupusas will be available at $3 for one or $5 for two and will be vegetarian and gluten-free.

    This event is presented as part of International Education Week.

  • Laurier International
  • 12:00 PM Women's Hockey vs Windsor
    Women's Hockey vs Windsor at Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, Kitchener
    12:30 PM - 12:50 PM Something Sacred - Prayers for the World

    Join us each Wednesday for Prayers for the World with Luther. We host sessions weekly over the lunch hour.

    Stop by any day of the week for different activities:

    • Mondays – contemplative music
    • Tuesdays – Reading and Reflecting on the Book of Acts: A Window into the Early Church
    • Wednesdays – prayers for the world
    • Thursdays – Chilling with Dogs; multifaith teachings
    • Fridays – Settler Work: contemplative arts; Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG)

    For more details, see the Fall 2019 program flyer.

  • Martin Luther University College
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Volunteer Visit Program; Faculty and Staff International Ambassador Program Info Session

    Drop in to the Laurier International lounge at One Market to learn more about the Volunteer Visit Program (VVP) for students, the Faculty and Staff International Ambassador Program (FSIAP), and how they can contribute to the growth of the Laurier community. Enjoy refreshments and informative conversations with Christie Johnson, Manager: International Recruitment and Partnerships; Sharon Lalor, Outreach Coordinator; and Weitau Zhou, international student staff.

    This event is part of International Education Week.

  • Laurier International
  • Recruitment and Admissions
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Student Experience in China Lunch and Learn

    Learn more about the ways you can study and travel abroad in China, including:

    • the student exchange program
    • the summer cultural excursion to Chongqing
    • the student leadership experience

    You are welcome to bring your lunch to this session.

    This event is part of International Education Week.

  • Laurier International
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM BF190/199 Facilitated Study Group

    A facilitated study group (FSG) is a time and place for you to get together with other people from your classes and an FSG leader (someone who has previously taken the course) to discuss the course content and gain a deeper understanding of what is being covered in the class lectures and readings.

    This does not mean that the FSG leaders will teach you the content, but they will help you enhance your understanding of course material, and they can also help students with understanding assignment requirements.

  • Centre for Student Success
  • Student Affairs
  • Teaching and Learning
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Coffee Club

    Join us weekly for Coffee Club!

    Meet new people and share experiences from your own country while learning more about Canadian culture in a relaxed and informal setting. Coffee, tea and snacks will be served.

    No need to register! Just drop in at Laurier International to join in.

    Students who attend 8 sessions will get a designation on their Laurier Experience Record.

  • Laurier International
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Go Abroad Student Panel

    Hear from a panel of students about their experiences traveling abroad with Laurier. Panel members have traveled to Ghana, England, Mexico, El Salvador and more!

    This event is presented as part of International Education Week.

  • Laurier International
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Intercultural World Expo

    Drop in the Laurier International lounge to experience cultures from around the world with our special Coffee Club for International Education Week!

    Students are invited to bring items from their home country or items of cultural significance to share with the group, or to join us to learn more about the cultures and countries of others.

    This event is part of International Education Week. Attendance will count towards Coffee Club attendance for your Laurier Experience Record.

  • Laurier International
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Senate
    Pursuant to the Wilfrid Laurier University Act, Senate has broad jurisdiction over the university’s academic matters, including the power to establish educational policies of the university, deal with curriculum matters, determine policies related to tenure and promotion of faculty, determine standards of admission of students, and engage in long-range academic planning.

    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 by staff and faculty on Laurier Connect.

    For questions or concerns please contact Sarah McLellan.
  • Senate
  • 5:00 PM - 5:50 PM Open Door service

    Join us for our weekly open door communion service. All are welcome.

  • Martin Luther University College
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM PS101 Facilitated Study Group

    A facilitated study group (FSG) is a time and place for you to get together with other people from your classes and an FSG leader (someone who has previously taken the course) to discuss the course content and gain a deeper understanding of what is being covered in the class lectures and readings.

    This does not mean that the FSG leaders will teach you the content, but they will help you enhance your understanding of course material, and they can also help students with understanding assignment requirements.

  • Centre for Student Success
  • Student Affairs
  • Teaching and Learning
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Women's Basketball vs Guelph

    Women's Basketball vs Guelph at Athletic Complex Gym, Waterloo.

    Tickets available at tickets.laurierathletics.com.

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • 6:00 PM Women's Basketball vs Guelph
    Women's Basketball vs Guelph at Athletic Complex Gym, Waterloo
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Writing Well: Enhancing Your Style Workshop

    This workshop will help students refine their academic writing by learning about the style of scholarly discourse and making an impact with citation and scholarly language.

    Registration is required! Register through the student success portal.

  • Centre for Student Success
  • Student Affairs
  • Teaching and Learning
  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Improvisation Concerts Ensemble
    The Improvisation Concerts Ensemble (ICE) is dedicated to building improvisatory skills in groups of varying sizes, building connection and communication between players, developing the ear and an understanding of the compositional aspects of improvisation, and working towards performances.

    Program TBA

    Director – Kathryn Ladano
    8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Men's Basketball vs Guelph

    Men's Basketball vs Guelph at Athletic Complex Gym, Waterloo.

    Tickets available at tickets.laurierathletics.com.

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • 8:00 PM Men's Basketball vs Guelph
    Men's Basketball vs Guelph at Athletic Complex Gym, Waterloo

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