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February 1, 2019

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Friday, February 01, 2019

All Day Xiaojing Yan: Heaven and Earth Mixed Media Installation (Multi-Day Event)

Xiaojing Yan's Heaven and Earth is a mixed media installation that features a mountain made of thousands of pine needles embedded in a silk organza and presents a different approach to traditional Chinese landscape painting.

Xiaojing Yan is a Chinese-Canadian artist based in Markham, Ontario. Her art highlights sculptural installations that combine the cultural and natural world and integrates both Western and Eastern elements, paralleling her own cultural identity a a Chinese-Canadian.

  • Library
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • End Time 3:30 PM Wellness Workshop: Coping with Difficulty (Multi-Day Event)
    Everyone experiences times when challenges build up and overwhelm. This workshop offers simple but effective strategies to help you develop distress tolerance skills in order to cope when times get tough. Workshops are free for all registered students, and registration is not required. Find the Wellness Education Centre below the Student Wellness Centre and down the hall from Veritas Café.
  • Wellness Centre
  • Seminar Speaker Series - Na (Nina) Wang,
    Nina received her bachelor’s degree in Financial Engineering from Renmin University of China in 2006, and M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Arizona State University in 2011. Her research and teaching interests include behavioral finance, investment, asset pricing, and financial econometrics. Her current research focuses on understanding the sources of investor behavioral biases, how these biases affect investor trading and market prices, the role of arbitrage, and how the social interactions and cultural forces affect financial outcomes. Nina has published in top finance journals, such as Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, and Journal of Portfolio Management.
  • Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
  • Start Day Prepr's UN SDG Challenge (Multi-Day Event)
    What you will learn? •Learn the PIE Method; Prepr's 3-phase problem solving framework •Tackle a challenge that you're passionate about - choose a global goal & measure impact •Learn to adopt a mindset of Agility & Growth through critical thinking, creativty, curiousty and collaboration •Create and showcase a project you're passionate about and build your professional portfolio What you will get? •A Prepr Challenge Kit (Valued at $29.99+tax) for all attendees •A chance to win prizes for best project •Participant certificate badge •1st, 2nd, 3rd place winner trophy •A chance to win a a paid summer internship with Prepr* The Schedule: This is a 3-day Innovation Challenge Workshop Day 1 - Friday February 1, 2019 5:30 pm - Registration & Networking 6:30 pm - Opening of Event - Agenda 6:45 pm - Background on UN SDG by local UN Partner 7:15 pm - PIE Methiod Overview & Challenge Process (Team Formation, Project Requirements) 8:00 pm - New Teams co-LAB 8:30 pm - Closing Day 2 - Saturday February 2, 2019 9:00 am - Networking & Continental Breakfast 10:00 am - Unpacking the UN SDG Challenge 11:00 am - Growth Mindset and Agile Teams 11:30 am - Team Break-out & Complete Think Agile & Build Team Worksheets 12:00 pm - Lunch 1:00 pm - Innovation Overview - Engage & Synthesize 1:45 pm - Team Break-out - Engage & Synthesize Worksheets 3:30 pm - Innovation Overview - Ideate, Create and Evaluate 4:30 pm - Team Break-out - Ideate, Create and Evaluate Worksheets 6:00 pm - Wrap-up Day 2 Day 3 - Sunday February 3, 2019 9:00 am - Team Work & Continental Breakfast 11:00 am - Peer Review Session - Co-LAB 12:00 pm - Lunch 1:00 pm - Team Work - Final Pitch 3:00 pm - Final Pitch Presentations & Evaluation Begins 5:00 pm - Top 3 Projects Announced & Next Steps
  • Faculty of Liberal Arts
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Intro to 3D Printing

    Learn the basics of using a 3D printer and 3D designing software. This workshop uses a free online application called Tinkercad to teach makers who have never 3D printed about the 3D space and then also how to set up and print out your model on a 3D printer. For this workshop, please bring a laptop and computer mouse.

    To register for this event, please sign up here.

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

  • Library
  • 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Music in the Laurier Library
    Join our Beckett School at Laurier instructors and students as they perform on-campus at the Laurier Library.
    12:30 PM - 12:50 PM Toward Right Relations

    Join us for a time of reflection and learning about Indigenous issues focusing on land. Smudge begins at 12:30 p.m.

  • Martin Luther University College

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