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October 2017

PRME Regional Meeting – North America

October 18 - October 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating indefinitely

The College of Business and Economics is proud to host the 2017 PRME Regional Meeting - North America. This year's theme is ‘Realizing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals through Education, Research and Partnership’. Special rates are available for faculty, staff and students.

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Take the Stress Out of IBS

October 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada
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Learn strategies to decrease symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome or a stressed stomach.  This four-session program is offered by the Stress Management Clinic and the dietitian at Student Health Services. $10 for students and $40 for non-students University Centre - Room 335

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Thursday At Noon Concert Series presents The Penderecki String Quartet

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Join the magnificent Penderecki String Quartet for a concert of string quartet masterworks from Canada and Norway. Free concert, everyone welcome. MacKinnon Building, Room 107

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I Stand #INUNITY with #MMIW

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alumni Stadium, Alumni Stadium
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada
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The RCMP have recorded up to 1,181 missing or murdered Indigenous women in Canada. Stand up to show that you are aware and care about this issue on October 19. This demonstration of alliance will be captured with an aerial photograph.

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“Tibetan Stories” film screening

October 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Director Carey Russell is bringing his mini-films "Tibetan Stories" to U of G. Join us for this free screening, open to everyone. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Carey Russell. "Tibetan Stories" is a documentary web-series created to explore the lives and values of contemporary Tibetan refugees. Particularly in the western imagination, the practice of Tibetan Buddhism and Tibetan culture are regularly romanticized and objectified making an understanding of the perspectives and daily rituals of ordinary…

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Dial Down Academic Stress and Anxiety

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada
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What are the most common anxiety escalators? Learn about these, along with proven tips and strategies that you can use to decrease stress and anxiety in this free, one-hour workshop for university students provided by the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic. University Centre - Room 005

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Beyond Graduation: Educational Opportunities Fair

October 24 @ 10:00 am
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada
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Students are invited to meet representatives from educational institutions in Ontario, across Canada, the United States and international locations to explore post-graduation opportunities including certificate, post-diploma and graduate programs. A wide variety of educational fields and programs will be represented such as: teacher education MBA programs social work accounting law college post-diploma programs homeopathic medicine applied sciences and more

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Frank Plummer at 2017 Gairdner Lecture

October 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Join us Oct. 25 for the 2017 Gairdner Lecture, “Untold Stories of the National Microbiology Laboratory” presented by Frank Plummer. Plummer is the recipient 2016 Canada Gairdner Wightman Laureate for his groundbreaking research in Africa in understanding HIV transmission and his leadership at the Canadian Microbiology Laboratory with pivotal roles on SARS, influenza and Ebola epidemics. He is a Special Advisor to the Chief Public Health Officer, Public Health Agency of Canada and a distinguished professor of Medical Microbiology, College…

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The CBaSE Couch – Entrepreneurial Information

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Science Complex, 488 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Come meet CBaSE (the Centre for Business and Student Enterprise) and learn about entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial programming that we offer.  

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Thursday At Noon Concert Series presents Johannes Linstead – Guitars of Fire!

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Enjoy passionate Spanish guitar music with Juno nominee Johannes Linstead and special guest Geoff Hlibka. Free concert, everyone welcome. Donations are gratefully accepted. MacKinnon Building, Room 107.

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Canada 150 Symposium: Reflect and Envision – Food Security/Borders/Indigenous Resistance

October 27 - October 28
War Memorial Hall, 390 Gordon Street
Guelph,
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U of G's Canada 150 Symposium: Reflect and Envision - Food Security/Borders/Indigenous Resistance takes place Oct. 27 and 28. The symposium is an opportunity to reflect on what we can learn from our collective past to envision Canada's role in the 21st century. A portion of the event will be recorded for CBC's Ideas. War Memorial and Creelman Hall  

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One Health Poster Day

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Science Complex, 488 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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The Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses (CPHAZ) is excited to host its second annual One Health Poster Day on October 31 in the Summerlee Science Complex Atrium. In celebration of Global One Health Day (November 3), CPHAZ is looking to highlight examples of U of G research, services and teaching (happening on campus or with our collaborators) that link human, animal and ecosystem health. To register your poster, please send an email to cphaz@uoguelph.ca, and include the name of…

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November 2017

Thursday At Noon Concert Series presents Elinor Frey

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Cellist Elinor Frey will perform Bach's Suites and a newly commissioned work, Ricercar. Free concert, everyone welcome. Donations are gratefully accepted. MacKinnon Building, Room 107.

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School of Witchcraft and Wizardry with Let’s Talk Science

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Science Complex, 488 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Hosted by Let's Talk Science at the University of Guelph, this fantastic magical and science-filled day is based on the popular Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling. By attending our School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, children of all ages will have an exciting, fun-filled day of learning the "magic of science".

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Fall Preview Day

November 5
Athletics Centre, 150 Reynolds Walk
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Visit our campus on Fall Preview Day and meet with faculty and students. Learn what the University has to offer by taking part in our campus tours, academic and student life displays, and information sessions on residence, co-operative education, admission and finance.

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The Derry Dialogues: Living Among Intelligent Machines

November 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Thornbrough Building, 80 South Ring Road East
Guelph,
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As artificial intelligence (AI) moves into our homes, workplaces and public spaces, everyone wants to know: What will our future look like, living amongst intelligent machines? On November 6, a diverse set of experts, all working in various facets of AI, will converge on Guelph to discuss, debate and explore our future during the second annual Derry Dialogue. Our panel will include one of the few economists focused on AI, a Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce law, a…

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2017 Hopper Lecture: How Change Happens

November 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Join us on November 7 as Duncan Green presents the 2017 Hopper Lecture, "How Change Happens: How power analysis and systems thinking transform the understanding and practice of change." Duncan Green is Senior Strategic Advisor, Oxfam Great Britain, UK; Professor in Practice in International Development, London School of Economics, UK; and Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK. OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800

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Recruit Guelph Career Fair

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada
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The Recruit Guelph Career Fair is an opportunity to meet employers who are actively recruiting students from all programs. Many employers in attendance have full-time, part-time and co-op opportunities posted on Recruit Guelph. Students of all years and programs are encouraged to attend this fair to network with employers to find out more about current and upcoming job opportunities. Free professional headshots available! Visit the event website to see a full list of employers attending the fair. Don't forget to…

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Registration Deadline: HFTM Chardonnay Seminar

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Macdonald Stewart Hall, 42 Macdonald St
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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This seminar from the School of Hospitality, Food & Tourism Management will explore the many styles of Chardonnay while we discuss how one grape varietal can taste drastically different from product to product. The topics will include oaked versus unoaked wines, hot and cold growing regions and why Chardonnay is grown in so many places across the world. Macdonald Stewart Hall - Room 121

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Building Canada Lecture: Research Matters, Canada’s global DNA Detectives panel discussion

November 8 @ 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. Nov. 8, Research Matters presents "Barcoding Canada: What does it mean for the future of biodiversity in Canada?" Canada’s Global DNA detectives panel discussion with U of G's Bob Hanner, Amanda Nauum, and Mario Thomas. Conserving biodiversity in Canada for the future depends on understanding…

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