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September 2017

Ontario Universities’ Fair

September 22 - September 24

Join the University of Guelph and 20 other Ontario universities at the three-day Ontario Universities' Fair at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Speak with representatives about programs, campus life, finances and any other questions you have that will help you in choosing a university.

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MBA/MA Leadership Information Session

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn more about the MA (leadership) and MBA programs offered at the University of Guelph, including the program structure and schedule, associated fees and application process. Talk to faculty, administrators and alumni from both programs. Contact Alicia Cronsberry at acronsb@uoguelph.ca to register. Location: Holiday Inn, Guelph

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Registration Deadline: WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits

September 25
Macdonald Stewart Hall, 42 Macdonald St
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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The Wine and Spirit Education Trust Level 1 Award in Spirits will introduce you to the principles of spirit production. You will also learn how to serve spirits and distinguish factors affecting their flavor. This offering of the WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits will take place October 15. Register by September 25.

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Relaxation and Stress Management Skills

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada
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Learn to really relax tight muscles, calm emotions, settle a busy brain, have more energy and perform better in a busy world. This 12-session program meets at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for six weeks.  The fee is $40 for U of G students, $60 for members of USW Local 4120 and $120 for everyone else. University Centre, Room 335.

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An Evening with Zoe Whittal

September 26 @ 7:30 pm
War Memorial Hall, 390 Gordon Street
Guelph,
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Join us for an evening with inaugural Gryphons Read Common reading project author Zoe Whittal. In conversation with Chatelaine columnist and writer Rachel Giese, Whittall, a Guelph alumna and Giller shortlisted author, will discuss her book The Best Kind of People and life as an author.

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2017 P4E Career Fair

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada
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The 2017 Partnerships for Employment (P4E) Career Fair will take place at RIM Park in Waterloo on September 27. Free bus transportation leaves the University Centre every 30 mins, starting at 9:30 a.m. Buses will pick up at the doors by the bus loop. This is the largest career fair of its kind in the country. It is open to students and alumni from the University of Guelph, Wilfrid Laurier University, University of Waterloo and Conestoga College. Students from all…

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Launch of Re•Vision: The Centre for Art and Social Justice

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Join us for the launch of Re•Vision: The Centre for Art and Social Justice. The Re•Vision Centre for Art and Social Justice is a newly established social science and arts-informed research centre at the University of Guelph in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences. Re•Vision has a mandate to use arts-informed and community engaged research methods to foster inclusive communities, well-being, equity and justice. We investigate the power of the arts, and especially story, to positively influence decision-makers, to…

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Thursday At Noon Concert Series presents Celebrating Canadian Women!

September 28 @ 12:00 pm

Flutist Laurel Swinden and pianist Stephanie Mara perform music by Canadian women composers.  Free 50-minute concert. Everyone welcome! MacKinnon Building, Room 107

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Evidence-Based Landscape Architecture Lecture: Frederick Steiner

September 28 @ 7:00 pm

The landscape architecture program in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development presents the Evidence-Based Landscape Architecture Lecture with Frederick Steiner, Dean of the School of Design, Paley Professor, University of Pennsylvania.  His talk is titled, “The Art of Plan Making.” Landscape Architecture Building, Room 204

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Cassidy-Reid History Lecture: Benjamin Hoy presents ‘Kidnapping for Justice: Extralegal Renditions along the Canada-US Border’

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada
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Since the 1830s, Canadian and American police officers have regularly used transnational abductions and prisoner exchanges to bring wanted men to justice. These practices, while violating at least one country's laws, served as integral parts of border control. In the process, breaking law became a viable means of upholding it. Benjamin Hoy presents this year's Cassidy-Reid lecture: 'Kidnapping for Justice: Extralegal Renditions along the Canada-US Border', Sept. 28, from 7:00-8:00 p.m.  A reception follows this public lecture. Benjamin Hoy, a Guelph…

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Registration deadline: Prud’homme Beer Certification® Level 1 – Beer Enthusiast

September 29

This introductory course in beer education is designed for participants interested in furthering their knowledge and interest in beer. This offering of Prud'homme Beer Certification® Level 1 - Beer Enthusiast will be held October 15, 22, 29 and November 5, 2017 in PJ's Restaurant.

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Interested in Insects? Free Entomological Society of Ontario Events

September 30

The Entomological Society of Ontario (ESO) is holding its 154th  annual conference at the University of Guelph Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. Associated with the full ESO Conference are three free events on Sept. 30. Register by Sept 27. for these great sessions. Plenary session panel - Three renowned scientists highlight their research with insects. Peter Clark Hall, University Centre, 8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. Outdoor bug hunt at the Arboretum - Ages 5 to 85 welcome.  Tours depart the J.C. Taylor…

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October 2017

In Conversation with Amy Goodman of Democracy Now!

October 1 @ 2:00 pm
Rozanski Hall, 98 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1
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Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, acclaimed and award-winning international journalist and New York Times best-selling author, speaks about the extraordinary movements that have shaped America over the last 20 years. Co-sponsored by CFRU, College of Arts and College of Social and Applied Science. Tickets available via www.ticketfly.com Rozanski Hall, Room 104

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OAC Job Fair

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The OAC Job Fair is an opportunity to meet employers who are actively recruiting students for exciting opportunities in the agricultural, business and environmental sectors. Students from all years and programs are encouraged to attend this fair.

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Ontario Agricultural College Job Fair

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Ontario Agricultural College Job Fair is an opportunity to meet employers that are actively recruiting students for exciting opportunities in the agricultural, business and environmental industries. Students of all years and programs are encouraged to attend this fair to network with employers and find out more about their current and upcoming opportunities (full-time, summer, co-op and part-time). Don't forget to bring updated copies of your resume!

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Connecting to Conservation in Canada

October 5 @ 6:00 pm

This panel event featuring esteemed speakers with expertise in environmental issues will help the audience reflect on the strengths, challenges and opportunities for conservation in Canada. Moderated by Judy Maddren M.S.M, CBC Journalist and U of G alumna, the panelists include: Elizabeth May - MP and Leader of the Green Party of Canada David Miller - President and CEO of World Wildlife Fund – Canada Dr. Faisal Moola - Director General, Ontario and Canada’s North, David Suzuki Foundation John Cutfeet…

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Better Sleep Program

October 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada
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Learn how to decrease insomnia, fall asleep (or back to sleep) more easily, and get more energy from sleep using proven, drug-free strategies.  This five-session program meets Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. or can be taken online.  The fee is $20 for U of G students, $25 for members of USW Local 4120 and $50 for all others. University Centre, Room 334

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Registration deadline: WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

October 6

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 in Wines is an entry-level qualification providing a straightforward introduction to wine. This offering of the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines will take place November 5, 2017 in PJ's Restaurant.

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Building Canada Lecture: Dennis Baker presents “Building Blocks of our Nation: Canada’s constitutional multiplicity”

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Set for the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Guelph Civic Museum, this lecture series will feature topics about nation building.  Presented in partnership between Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph. Oct. 11, Professor Dennis Baker presents "Building Blocks of our Nation: Canada’s constitutional multiplicity". Dennis Baker is an associate professor of political science at the University of Guelph, where he also teaches as part of the Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy Program.  He holds…

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Registration deadline: Beer Basics Seminar

October 12

This seminar will cover everything the difference between ales and lagers, micro vs. macro, core and extra ingredients, the brewing process and its history, and how to snuff out a bad beer. The seminar takes place October 29, 2017 from noon to 2:30 p.m. in PJ's Restaurant.

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