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Black History Month: Tinder Tales with QTPOC Guelph

Brass Taps - University Centre Ontario, Canada

Have you ever been on a date so awkward, weird, funny or disastrous but your friends and family wouldn't get it cause they're white, straight, allo and cis, or you're not out to them? Did you already tell all your friends but want to share it with more people? Did you already to all the

Playing With Pressbooks Publishing Software (Beginner) Workshop

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Do you have course notes, a textbook or other educational materials that you want to publish online? Are you unsure of where to start or which tool to use? Come to this hands-on workshop to learn how to get started with Pressbooks, an easy and straightforward self-publishing software that can be used to create digital

Go Code Girl

Waasamowin - Summerlee Science Complex Atrium 474-570 Gordon St, Guelph, ON, Canada

Free on-campus event for girls from grades 8 to 12. Through hands-on workshops, this event is designed to encourage girls to investigate the fascinating world of coding and software development, and discover opportunities in the computing and engineering field. Registration required.

– CANCELLED – Rupture and Repair: A Conversation with Maria Hupfield and Prof. Kim Anderson (Art Gallery of Guelph)

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

- CANCELLED - Using her work KA-POW! as a starting point for discussion, artist Maria Hupfield will be joined by Kim Anderson, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Relationships at the University of Guelph, to explore how the piece serves as a platform that ignites discussion about the natural world, Indigenous feminisms, art and politics. KA-POW!

An Introduction to Podcasting Workshop

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Join this two-hour workshop to walk through the steps of creating a podcast: from planning, scripting, gathering music and sound effects. This session will provide instruction on free, open-source software called Audacity for recording and editing your podcast. After this workshop, you’ll be able to: Identify the steps for creating a podcast Recognize how to

Data Skills Workshop: Data Visualization – Tableau Intro

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

A picture is worth a thousand words! Especially when you don’t have to read the thousand words it would take to explain the patterns and trends in your data. There are many reasons why information is easier to explain, explore and convince in a visual format. This session will provide you with some introductory theory

Black History Month: In Conversation with Hon. Dr. Jean Augustine

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Join the office of Diversity and Human Rights as we welcome the Hon. Dr. Jean Augustine to the University of Guelph in celebration of Black History Month! As the first African Canadian woman elected to the House of Commons, Augustine promotes diversity, empowers women and encourages civic engagement. She is the recipient of the Order

Data Skills Workshop: Data Visualization – Tableau – Intermediate

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

A picture is worth a thousand words! Especially when you don’t have to read the thousand words it would take to explain the patterns and trends in your data. There are many reasons why information is easier to explain, explore and convince in a visual format. This session will provide you with some introductory theory

Better Sleep for Peri-Menopausal Women Workshop

University Centre 150 Research Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This two-hour workshop offers drug-free tips to help cope with mid-life sleep changes, hot flashes and the frustration of being awake through the night. Registration: $5 for U of G students $20 for members of USW Local 4120 $40 for all others

Take the Stress Out of IBS Workshop

University Centre 150 Research Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Learn strategies to decrease symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome or a stressed stomach. This skills program, offered by the Stress Management Clinic and the dietitian at Student Health Services, meets weekly on Wednesdays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., for five sessions. Registration: $20 for U of G students $50 for members of USW Local 4120 $100

Arboretum Workshop: Planetarium Program…What’s Up Tonight?

Arboretum Centre 200 Arboretum Rd, Guelph, Canada

Join guest instructor Trevor Chandler inside his planetarium for this amazing program (families welcome and encouraged). This planetarium series explores the planets, stars and constellations that are visible in the night sky this month. In the session, you’ll learn a few of the brighter constellations, as well as their mythology, in addition to the names

Data Skills Workshop: Getting Data – All Types of Data

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

How many different types of data are there? I need data for my project, where do I start looking? What’s most important about the data you want to find? Come and we’ll explore these questions together in this workshop. Strategies and resources for finding data will be introduced and developed. Some of our more popular

Tell a Story with Digital Media Workshop

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Digital storytelling can be used for explaining concepts, reflecting on an idea, retelling an event or making an argument. You will have the opportunity to try both the planning and technical aspects of digital storytelling. After this workshop, you’ll be able to: Describe what digital storytelling is Recognize how to write a script using best

Including Third Party Materials in OER and Scholarship Workshop

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

As a part of Fair Dealing Week, the McLaughlin Library is proud to present a talk focused on open educational resources and scholarship. Join Meredith Jacob, project director for Creative Commons USA in the Scholars Studio (LIB 289)  for a discussion on copyright issues relevant to teaching and research. This event is free, and is

Stress Eating Workshop

University Centre 150 Research Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This two-hour workshop shows how stress drives us to emotional eating, and how to decrease it. Registration: $5 for U of G students $20 for members of USW Local 4120 $40 for all others

Arboretum Workshop: Winter Tree Identification

Recurring
J.C. Taylor Nature Interpretive Centre

No leaves? No problem! In this workshop you will learn about the variety of tree features that are useful for winter identification of deciduous trees. From bark to buds to leaf scars…you will get hands-on experience in reading these winter clues to tree ID. We will focus on native Ontario trees, and we’ll be spending

CBG Seminar Series: Tracing the Patterns of Life on a Changing Planet

Centre for Biodiversity Genomics Ontario, Canada

Prof. Paul Hebert presents: Tracing the Patterns of Life on a Changing Planet Earth observation satellites are watching biodiversity from afar, providing a synoptic view of shifting forest cover, plankton blooms, and the timing of budburst. Until now, most essential biodiversity variables have only been resolved in a local context, but DNA-based approaches will soon

Black History Month: Closing Ceremony with Shay Lia

Black History Month at U of G wraps up with a closing ceremony featuring Shay Lia. Shay Lia is a Djiboutian-French artist based in Montreal. Best known for her collaborations on artist Kaytranada's hit records Leave me Alone and Chances, Shay Lia recently put out her own seven-track debut project Dangerous through AWAL. Shay has

Open Educational Practices and Knowledge Mobilization

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

How can you build relationships with learners inside and outside the classroom? Join Ali Versluis, Open Educational Resources Librarian, to learn about open educational practices (OEP) and how they support knowledge mobilization. OEP is premised on the philosophy that teaching and learning processes are most valuable when done publicly and visibly by drawing on open

Rebel Knowledge Symposium 2020

Recurring
University Centre 150 Research Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Pre-registration now open! Register online. The Earth is on Fire! Moving from Climate Crisis to Climate Justice Join us Feb. 29 to Mar. 1 for Rebel Knowledge 2020! An annual OPIRG Guelph event, Rebel Knowledge is a social and environmental justice symposium that brings together activists, radical academics, critical researchers and community organizers to learn,