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Powley Day Flag Raising

University Centre

U of G's Powley Day programming starts at 10 a.m. in front of the University Centre and includes: Remarks from the Grand River Métis Council President and Aboriginal Resource Centre Staff Raising of the Métis Flag Following the formal program, all are welcome to visit the Aboriginal Resource Centre in the Federal Building for coffee,

Data Skills Workshop: Getting Data – Open Data

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

In this interactive course you will discover, use and describe the benefits of open data. You will learn how you can use open data in your research. This workshop is

Academic Writing Style Workshop

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Attend this free library workshop to improve your ability to write academically. Topics covered will include: Writing cohesive paragraphs Crafting and connecting effective sentences Eliminating wordiness Improving clarity Open to

Soils at Guelph Launch

Science Complex 488 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Join us for an open house celebrating the official launch of a new U of G initiative promoting sustainable soil management. The open house will be followed by a tour of the Soil Health Interpretive Centre at Elora, showcasing cutting-edge research and knowledge mobilization activities.

Diabetes Care Guelph – Diabetes Technology Night

J.T. Powell Building

The event is open to anyone with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes who is interested in knowing more about new diabetes technologies. Family members and friends are welcome to attend! Registration is preferred but walk-ins are welcome based on space availability. To register, call: 519-837-0099 or visit www.guelphfht.com

Hopper Lecture: Gandhi, Environmentalism, and the World Today

University Centre - Peter Clark Hall

Join us for the 2019 Hopper Lecture, presented by writer and historian Ramachandra Guha. Guha is the winner of the Fukuoka Prize for contributions to Asian studies. He is also

Student Memorial Tree Dedication

Arboretum Centre

The Student Memorial Tree Dedication aims to recognize the contributions of University of Guelph students who passed away during the past academic year. By dedicating a tree in the Arboretum,

Data Skills Workshop: Part 1 – Intro to R and RStudio

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

R is an open-source software environment for data manipulation and statistical analysis. Used in a variety of disciplines, R has become a popular tool because of its power, flexibility and active community. Join us as we teach the R language fundamentals and basic syntax, major R data structures and generate basic statistical analysis. No programming

FREE: Fall Equinox Day of Yoga Fun Event

Johnston Green

The U of G Classical Yoga for Total Health and Awareness group is celebrating the Fall Equinox by holding a FREE yoga class for the U of G campus! Opening remarks by Carrie Chassels, Vice-Provost (Student Affairs) at 12 noon. Fall Equinox is a very special time in nature, as it is a transition, preparation,

Managing Data Workshop – Research Data Management

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Every researcher begins a research project by formulating a question and devising a methodology in which to undertake the project. What if you began your project with a plan detailing the actual mechanics of what needs to be considered during every step of the project: from data collected during the initial stages through to data

United Way Kick-Off Barbecue

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario

Join us for a barbecue in Branion Plaza to celebrate the start of U of G’s 2019 United Way campaign! $5 combos for lunch: hotdog, corn on the cob, drink $5 combo for dessert: apple crisp, U of G Food Sciences vanilla ice cream, drink FREE popcorn and cotton candy! Live music from Kyle Mackie

Dial Down University Stress and Anxiety Workshop

University Centre

Learn about the most common anxiety escalators (including a couple of surprising ones), along with practical, proven tips and strategies that you can use to decrease stress and anxiety. This free, one-hour workshop for university students meets from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. and is provided by the Stress Management Clinic.

P4E Career Fair

RIM Park, Waterloo

You don't want to miss this Career Fair...it's the largest of its kind in the country!! Students from all disciplines and across all semester levels are welcome to meet with over 285 employers from diverse sectors! Network with potential employers, investigate and research career options and obtain information on opportunities, salary expectations, corporate cultures, job

Professional Staff Association Annual Kick-Off Lunch

University Centre - Peter Clark Hall

All Professional and Managerial employees are welcome to attend the PSA kick-off lunch. Join us for P&M networking, buffet lunch and PSA updates for 2019-20. Vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available. Please RSVP for catering numbers by Thursday, September 19 to psa@uoguelph.ca.

Fall in Love with Books at the Library

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Join us for Fall in Love with Books at the library on Sept. 25! Bring your cozy vibes, your pumpkin spiced lattes and your best-knit sweaters and browse some of our favorites from the library's Gryph Reads collection. This year, we are teaming up with the Guelph Public Library to educate people on library resources

Data Skills Workshop: Cleaning and Preparing Data – OpenRefine

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Good data is like a good turkey dinner: you need to clean and prepare it before you can enjoy it properly. What? I have to clean and prepare my data?! This workshop will teach you how to use the free open-source tool, OpenRefine, to get that messy data in order. You will learn how to:

Arboretum: Shinrin-Yoku Walk

Arboretum 250 Arboretum Road, Guelph

The newly launched Canadian Chapter of the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides is proud to hold one of its first high-profile walks in Canada at the Arboretum. Forest Therapy originated from Japan's Shinrin-Yoku, which literally translates into“forest bathing” (taking in the air of a forest). It is a gentle way of moving mindfully

Anxiety Workshop: Skills and Strategies

Recurring
University Centre

Learn practical techniques, new tips and information on how to respond to the uncomfortable sensations of anxiety. This skills program meets weekly on Thursdays at noon for three sessions. The fee is $10 for U of G students, $30 for members of USW Local 4120 and $60 for all others.

Excel Workshop (Intermediate)

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

In this intermediate-level MS-Excel workshop, learn how to use a variety of functions and nested formulas to manipulate data, summarize data using pivot tables, and merge data from different worksheets using the VLOOKUP function. Need a basic refresher? This one-hour introduction to Excel from LinkedIn Learning.com will adequately prepare you for the session. Please bring