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December 1, 2016

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Thursday, December 01, 2016

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 - Stitching Our Prayers

    Drop into the seminary to view the exhibition Stitching our prayers: Seminary women's auxiliary quilts. The seminary is also open during some weekday evenings.

  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM How (not) to Present and How (not) to Publish

    This workshop will discuss procedures for presenting at conferences and for submitting work for publication, including discussion of the differences between refereed and non-refereed journals, and how to submit a book  proposal.

    Drawing on her 35 years of experience as a academic editor, manuscript reviewer, and author, Dr. Howard-Hassmann will present some examples of common errors made by junior (and sometimes not so junior) scholars. The workshop will be most useful for graduate students in the humanities and social scientists, but students and postdocs from other disciplines will find the session useful and are welcome to attend as well.


    • Dec. 1
    • 11 am - 12:20 pm
    • The Purpose Lab - DAWB 1-102B
    12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Toronto MBA 1-on-1 Appointment

    Attend a personal 1-on-1 Laurier Master of Business Administration (MBA) pre-assessment appointment at our downtown Toronto Campus.

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

    Toronto MBA Program Start Dates 

    • Part-time alternate weekend MBA begins April 2017.
    • Part-time alternate weekend MBA/CPA begins April 2017.
    • Part-time alternate weekend MBA and Executive Master of Finance begins April 2017.

    Waterloo MBA Program Start Dates

    • Full-time MBA with co-op begins August 2017.
    • One year full-time MBA program begins August 2017.

    Pre-registration is necessary.

    Personal appointments are approximately 30 minutes long and must be pre-booked online below, or directly, with Maureen Ferraro at or by phone, 519.884.0710 x6220.

  • Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Student Exchange Program Waterloo Information Sessions

    Laurier has partnered with universities all over the world to offer exchange programs to our students. Currently, we have exchange agreements with more than 63 universities in 24 countries around the world. Studying abroad allows you to broaden your perspective of the world and gain and increased sense of self and independence while building skills transferable to future employment. If you participate in an international exchange, you continue to pay tuition to Laurier and receive Laurier credits but study at a university outside of Canada.

    The first step in the application process for the Student Exchange Program is attending an Information Session. After attending, you'll gain access to the application documents you need to apply.

    Please note: Students must have completed 10 Laurier credits before participating in the Student Exchange Program and have a minimum GPA of 7.

    Please see our website for Information Session location information.

  • Laurier International
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Building Industrial Support for Interdisciplinary Research

    Speaker: John Kelly, Chief Executive Officer of KeliRo Company, Adjunct Professor at University of Guelph

    John Kelly is the Chief Executive Officer of KeliRo Company. John holds a BSc (Agr). and PhD from the University of Guelph and a Master of Science from the University of Alberta. John is also Adjunct Professor at the University of Guelph. He has a wealth of experience in the private and public sector and has held various executive and Board of Director positions with start-ups and multinational companies, including Life Sciences Ontario, Ontario South Coast Wineries and Growers Association, Ontario Hazelnut Association, Ontario Lavender Association, MaRS Landing, Land O’ Lakes, Ralston Purina, Rhone-Poulenc Canada Inc. and Aventis CropSciences Inc., as well as the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. Throughout his career, he has been focused on innovation development and implementation, actively advancing products and technologies in various economic and industrial sectors.

    Title: Building Industrial Support for Interdisciplinary Research

    Abstract: Developing relationships between universities and industry is not static, and does require a comprehensive, long-term view which creates benefit for both parties. A key challenge is to identify those challenges which address "pain-points" for industry and also help industry look to the future, while at the same time bringing benefit back to the university. There becomes an ebb and flo of interaction with the industry and academia, hopefully leading to a fulfilling and lasting collaboration. University - Industry partnerships are not new, but there is a growing need for these interactions to become more strategic and thoughtful because of the growth of the knowledge-based economy. The objective of this session is to identify key objectives and opportunities to develop such relationships, starting with initiating projects leading to long-term credibility and traction.

    Further details are at

    Refreshments will be provided.

    For more information please visit us at

  • Faculty of Science
  • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Composed, film screening
    Through the lens of professional classical musicians, Composed explores the many ways we experience and can address performance anxiety. Faced with the judgment of peers, audience, conductors, and worst of all themselves, these musicians spend years trying to understand and overcome the physical and mental manifestations of their anxiety. Through their stories, we learn valuable lessons learned over a lifetime of professional performance; and we find that we are not alone in our quest to overcome the fear of failure and embarrassment. For anyone wanting to feel strength over fear and compassion over judgment, or simply seeking a closer look at anxiety and what makes us tick, Composed opens the door to a world of high stakes, high pressure, and peak performing.

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