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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 the author of Times of London Book of the Decade, India After Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi is known for having led the Indian struggle for freedom,

Student Memorial Tree Dedication

Arboretum Centre 200 Arboretum Rd, Guelph, Canada

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, it is our hope that we can create a lasting place to remember them in the campus community.

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

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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, Canada

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, Canada

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.

“Who are you and what are you doing here?” Developing your online scholarly identity workshop

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Learn which sites for academics are worth your time (academia.edu, ResearchGate, Google Scholar, LinkedIn, Twitter and more), how to keep track of your publications, what altmetrics are and how they work, and how to set up and use researcher identifiers such as ORCID iDs. Register online.

Fall in Love with Books at the Library

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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, Canada

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, Canada

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

Brain Food Workshop: Getting Started on Your Thesis

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

In this Brain Food workshop session, we provide foundational skills and strategies that will carry you through the thesis or dissertation process. Please bring your laptop, if possible. Topics covered will include: Managing the Thesis Process: We discuss goal setting and time management strategies to keep you motivated throughout your graduate degree Formulating Your Research

Arboretum: The Amazing Life of Spiders Workshop

Arboretum 250 Arboretum Road, Guelph

Learn fascinating life stories and identification tips about our most important invertebrate predators: spiders. We’ll venture outside for part of the day, learning how to discover and identify some of our amazing local arachno-fauna. Be prepared for the weather. We’ll find outdoor “web-sites,” but also many free-ranging spiders that hunt like cats, wolves or eight-legged

Brain Food Workshop: Time Management Essentials

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

In this workshop session, we address the specific time management challenges that graduate students face. Please bring your laptop, if possible. Topics covered will include: Graduate When You Want To - Long-term Planning: Learn how to predict your time to completion and use project management tools to help you meet your goals as a graduate

Opening Reception of “Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario”

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk St, Guelph

All are welcome to attend the opening reception for "Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario". The exhibition examines local histories and ongoing legacies of racial “betterment” thinking in Southern Ontario that de-humanized and disappeared those who did not fit the normative middle-class lives of white, able-bodied settlers. "Into the Light" is co-presented