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November 2017

Financial Literacy Fair

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada

Join Student Financial Services in the UC Courtyard for our Financial Literacy Fair. Talk with on-campus groups and external organizations about managing your finances, grab cotton candy and popcorn, and win great prizes, including one prize of $500 towards your winter 2018 semester tuition and fees.  

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Thursday At Noon Concert Series presents SOFAM Student Soloist Day

November 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada

SOFAM's talented Applied Music students perform a semester-end recital.  Free concert, everyone welcome. MacKinnon Building, Room 107

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Welfare Concerns for Veal Calves: Housing, Nutrition, Antimicrobials and Disease Detection

November 23 @ 12:30 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

CCSAW Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar: Welfare Concerns for Veal Calves: Housing, Nutrition, Antimicrobials and Disease Detection by Bart Pardon, Ghent University. In Europe, the veal industry was currently criticized for its very intensive antimicrobial use and high level of antimicrobial resistance. Rationally reducing antimicrobial use in the contemporary veal industry, which inherently holds transport and co-mingling of animals at young age, is a huge challenge. However, in Belgium, reductions of 50 per cent (total use) and 75 per cent…

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Selecting a First Telescope for Astronomy

November 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Make exploring the night sky a little less intimidating and a lot more exciting! The first two hours of this presentation will introduce the most common types of telescopes, what they do, how they do it, and what you can expect to see. Some of the challenges to stargazing will be discussed, such as light pollution and an unfamiliarity with the night sky, and how these obstacles might be overcome. In the third hour, participants will be invited to look…

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University of Guelph Jazz Ensemble Performance

November 23 @ 7:00 pm

Conductor Ted Warren and the University of Guelph Jazz Ensemble perform everyone's favourite jazz standards.  Manhattans Pizza Bistro and Music Club, 951 Gordon St., Guelph

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Brass Taps Presents – GO NUTS Bingo Night

November 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada

The Brass Taps is hosting a BINGO night to raise money for testicular cancer research. Play some BINGO and win some prizes! All proceeds to go the Canadian Cancer Society. Bingo cards are $2 each, $6 for 5 or $10 for 10. Learn more on the event's Facebook page.

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Energy Transitions and Political Crises in the Age of Trump: Latin America’s “Pink Tide”

November 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada

With an emphasis on Venezuela, Ecuador and Bolivia, Donald Kingsbury (U of T) explores the political turbulence in the developing world as a result of the global north's call for a post-carbon capitalism. Kingsbury will discuss how economic crises, protests and the reemergence of regional and domestic right-wing politics pose new challenges for social missions and ecological promises of Latin America's Pink Tide. MacKinnon Building - Room 121  

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University of Guelph Chamber Ensemble Recital

November 26 @ 3:00 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Conductor Henry Janzen and the University of Guelph Chamber Ensemble perform a free recital. Everyone welcome. MacKinnon Building, Room 107

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Include Your Guelph: A Multicultural Celebration

November 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada

The English Language Program and Student Life are planning an exciting cultural celebration that brings music, food, and art from different international countries together all in one place.  There will be tables set up around the University Centre Courtyard for specific countries, so that Guelph students can visit and participate in certain traditions celebrated by that culture. There will be origami making, henna design, jewelry making, salsa dancing, and so much more.

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2017 Ann Oaks Lecture in Biological Sciences

The College of Biological Sciences is pleased to host the Ann Oaks Lecture in Biological Sciences with presenter Julie LaRoche, CRC Tier 1 at Dalhousie University. LaRoche will discuss the multifaceted role of diazotrophs in the ocean during her presentation on Nov. 28. All are welcome to attend.

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Workshop: Stress Less for Tests – Part 1

November 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada

Learn practical skills to decrease test anxiety and enhance energy and performance during exam periods. Part One of this program takes place Nov. 28. Part Two takes place Nov. 30, from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.  The fee is $5 for U of G students. University Centre, Room 335

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University of Guelph Concert Winds Ensemble Performance

November 29 @ 7:00 pm
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada

Conductor John Goddard and the 45-piece University of Guelph Concert Winds Ensemble perform a variety of music from movie themes to classic Christmas songs. Free admission, everyone welcome. University Centre Courtyard

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December 2017

Application Deadline: Hospitality Leadership Certificate

December 1
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada

In partnership with Cornell University, the Hospitality Leadership Certificate program is designed to help you strengthen your leadership skills to advance your career within the hospitality industry. Complete five online courses offered through eCornell and a three-day on-campus leadership workshop at the University of Guelph to earn this certificate. Register by December 1.

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University of Guelph Choirs – Messengers of Grace: Angels in Song

December 2 @ 8:00 pm

Conductor Marta McCarthy and the University of Guelph Choirs present Messengers of Grace: Angels In Song. Musical offerings: Magnificat by Gabrieli, Gospel Magnificat by Patti Drennan, Alleluia by Whitacre, Haleluya by Glick ... and much more! General admission $15. Students and seniors $10. Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate, 28 Norfolk St., Guelph. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Tickets available at the door or in advance through Vicki Isotamm at ext. 52991 or visotamm@uoguelph.ca.

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Building Canada Lecture: James Raffan presents “Canada One Five Oh Em Gee: Celebration of nation and community in story and song”

December 13 @ 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. Dec. 13, Professor James Raffan presents "Canada One Five Oh Em Gee: Celebration of nation and community in story and song". Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph.

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PhD Thesis Defence: Pat McHugh

December 14 @ 10:00 am
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Pat McHugh, a PhD candidate in the Department of Philosophy, will defend his thesis on "Contrasts as the Condition for Relationality in the Metaphysics of Alfred North Whitehead." His advisor is Prof. Andrew Bailey and co-advisor is Prof. Jay Lampert. MacKinnon Building - Room 346

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Registration deadline: Prud’homme Beer Certification® Level 2 – Beer Specialist

December 20
Macdonald Stewart Hall, 42 Macdonald St
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Prud’homme Beer Certification® is designed and developed for participants who wish to further their knowledge of beer. The focus is to provide more detailed insights into the history, styles and taste profiles of beer. This course will be held for 10 weeks on Mondays starting January 15, 2018. Register by December 20.

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January 2018

Owl Workshop

Friday, January 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Learn how to use your eyes and ears to identify Ontario owls. Through a wide variety of hands-on activities, you'll learn about owl plumage, calls, behaviour, habitat requirements, migration patterns and folklore. The event includes an evening "Owl Prowl". Register by Jan. 4 to take advantage of the $95 early bird fee. After Jan. 4, registration is $105 per person. Maximum 18 adults.

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TEDxGuelphU Annual Conference: Brick by Brick

Sunday, January 14, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

In the spirit of TED, TEDxGuelphU is excited to announce our 9th annual TED-licensed event dedicated to sharing ideas worth spreading. This year's event, "Brick by Brick", includes a day of connecting with members of the University and Guelph community through speaker and networking sessions. To attend, please complete our application form which will be available towards the beginning of December 2018. Guelph Youth Music Centre 75 Cardigan St, Guelph

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Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management Job Expo

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The HFTM Job Expo is open to any student enrolled in an HFTM course and connects hundreds of students to over 25 organizations annually. Organizations offering full-time, part-time or summer employment to HFTM students at the University of Guelph are welcome to participate in the expo.

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