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Designing and Creating Infographics Workshop

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Infographics are a unique way to organize and showcase research or complicated information. This two-hour workshop will walk you through the steps for designing and creating an effective infographic including graphic design principles, accessibility considerations and an introduction to free tools for creation. After this workshop, you’ll be able to: Describe what an infographic is

Anxiety: Skills and Strategies Workshop

University Centre 150 Research Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Learn practical techniques, new tips and information on how to respond to the uncomfortable sensations of anxiety. This skills program meets weekly on Mondays from 7 to 8 p.m. for three sessions. Registration: $10 for U of G students $30 for members of USW Local 4120 $60 for all others

Black History Month Keynote: A Talk With Miss J. Alexander

Athletics Centre 150 Reynolds Walk, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Hear the renowned J. Alexander - model, author, designer and former judge on America's Next Top Model - deliver a keynote address as the cornerstone event of Black History Month. Exploring how the intersections of blackness, gender, and femininity uniquely affect the lives of black queer folks, the keynote will focus on experiences with personal

Data Skills Workshop: Data Analysis – Text Analysis using NLTK and Python

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

The Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK) is a suite of libraries and programs used for mining and analyzing very large amounts of textual data using computational methods. This two-part workshop will introduce beginners interested in analyzing text to NLTK and common text analysis tasks. Whether you’re a literature scholar or a bioinformatics major researching your literature

Data Skills Workshop: Data Analysis – Text Analysis using NLTK and Python (part 2)

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

The Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK) is a suite of libraries and programs used for mining and analyzing very large amounts of textual data using computational methods. This two-part workshop will introduce beginners interested in analyzing text to NLTK and common text analysis tasks. Whether you’re a literature scholar or a bioinformatics major researching your literature

Control Academic Stress Workshop: Planning and Prioritizing

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

In this session, you will learn practical planning and prioritization strategies to help achieve school-work-life balance. The workshop will also review tools to use for short-term and long-term planning and strategies for self-care.

Stop Worrying Workshop

University Centre 150 Research Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Learn to curb the worry habit and how to avoid the five pitfalls that perpetuate worrying. This two-hour workshop includes brain training exercises and a variety of other techniques to decrease worrying. Registration fee: $5 for U of G students $20 for members of USW Local 4120 $40 for all others

Experience Guelph Job Fair 2020

The Experience Guelph Job Fair is an opportunity to meet employers who are actively recruiting students for summer, co-op and full-time job opportunities. All employers have active positions on Experience Guelph. Students of all programs and years are welcome to attend this fair. Why attend this job fair: Great opportunity for you to practice your

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 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 books,

Decreasing Headaches Workshop

University Centre 150 Research Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Learn drug-free strategies to decrease tension and migraine headaches, and the pain of headaches. This skills program meets weekly on Wednesday evenings, 7:30 - 9 p.m. for four sessions. Registration: $20 for U of G students $60 for members of USW Local 4120 $120 for all others

Designing and Creating Infographics Workshop

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Infographics are a unique way to organize and showcase research or complicated information. This two-hour workshop will walk you through the steps for designing and creating an effective infographic including graphic design principles, accessibility considerations and an introduction to free tools for creation. After this workshop, you’ll be able to: Describe what an infographic is

Elder Jan Sherman: The Sacredness of Women

Aboriginal Resource Centre Federal Building, University of Guelph

Join Elder Jan Sherman as she discusses the 'The Sacredness of Women'. In support of International Women's Day, Jan will discuss relevant topics around the sacredness of women through the sharing of traditional Anishinaabe Teachings.  

Arboretum Workshop: Winter Invertebrates – Cold and Spineless

J.C. Taylor Nature Interpretive Centre

In winter’s frigid grasp, insects, spiders and other invertebrates seem to vanish from the surface of the earth. Knowing what to look for and where to find these hidden creatures make cold-weather expeditions far more enjoyable. During this half-day program, we will search for goldenrod gallfly larvae and caterpillars that hide in burrs, learn how

– SOLD OUT! – CSA Presents: Bill Nye the Science Guy

Athletics Centre 150 Reynolds Walk, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This event is sold out. BILL NYE IS COMING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH! Your Central Student Association presents: Bill Nye the Science Guy! March 5, catch Bill Nye giving a presentation at the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre at the University of Guelph. Moderated by The Great Orbax, with a special experiment by Orbax and

Improve Life Challenge: Hack the Farm

Arboretum 250 Arboretum Road, Guelph

The Improve Life Challenge: Hack the Farm is a one-day immersive experience where interdisciplinary student teams will work together with community partners to tackle real problems and come up with possible solutions. At the end of the day, student teams will present their solution in a pitch-style competition. This year, the Improve Life Challenge is

International Women’s Day: Research and Revolt Conference

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University Centre 150 Research Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

In honour of International Women's Day, the Research Facility for Women's Health and Wellbeing (Psychology Department) will be holding the fourth annual two-day interdisciplinary conference to showcase innovative research related to women and girls. Stay tuned for our call for abstracts in January! Friday, March 6: Keynote address from Prof. Paulina Garcia-Del Moral (Department of

International Women’s Day Noon Hour Concert: LIZA

In celebration of International Women's Day, take in a noon-hour concert featuring Toronto-based R&B artist, LIZA. Liza (pronounced Lee-za) is an R&B singer/songwriter. Born and raised in Toronto, Liza grew up in a traditional Ethiopian household immersed with the Ethiopian musical culture. After beginning to play piano and write poems at the age of 11,

Women in Climate Action Networking Lunch

Arboretum Centre 200 Arboretum Rd, Guelph, Canada

Hosted purposefully on International Women’s Day, the goal of the event is to bring together all of the incredible women in our community working to fight the climate crisis and celebrate their leadership while encouraging the cultivation of intergenerational connections. This event is free, but registration is required. Lunch will be provided. Presented by: Youth

Advantage Workshop: Innovation Toolkit

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This workshop enables researchers and their teams to elevate their dynamic problem solving and communication systems to realize the full value of every team member’s contribution. By embracing new ways of problem-solving and assessing risk, workshop participants will turn their ideas into valuable and well-considered solutions. In this workshop, research teams will: Develop skills related

Pitch Yourself Workshop: How to Develop and Film a Pitch Video

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Film a pitch video to document your employability skills and stand out to employers! This two-hour workshop will provide you with the necessary skills in scripting and filming a pitch video. Participants will have the chance to watch and assess examples, while also scripting their own. Participants will also be provided with tips on filming