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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

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

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

Slice of Entrepreneurship

Learn about exciting entrepreneurship opportunities on campus! Check out products and meet successful founders from real U of G startups and enjoy a free slice of pizza.

Exhibit Launch – Illuminating Life: Manuscript Pages of the Middle Ages

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Following From Parchment to Pixels colloquium, we are launching our newest exhibit, Illuminating Life: Manuscript Pages of the Middle Ages. At the launch you'll get to browse the new exhibition and be addressed by members of the University community, including: Prof. Susannah Ferreira, history Melissa McAfee, special collections librarian Amanda Etches, associate university librarian, research

Presentation Boot Camp

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Presentation Boot Camp is for students who would like to learn more about presentation skills and strategies to use in academic settings. This half-day workshop features a series of hands-on sessions, including voice and speech clarity, audience engagement and slide design.

Music Symposium 2020: Keynote – Prof. Marta McCarthy

Alexander Hall

The 14th Annual Music Symposium Keynote Speaker: Prof. Marta McCarthy (Music Department, University of Guelph) "Wellness for Musicians in Six Songs" Presentation and discussion. Free event

Allyship Workshop

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Allyship is difficult for many of us; sometimes our best intentions inadvertently cause harm to those we sought to support. Knowing how to engage in ally behaviour that is respectful and effective takes effort and thoughtfulness, and it is a skill that we need to continually learn and refine. During this workshop, attendees will learn

Artist Talk with Carmela Laganse (Art Gallery of Guelph)

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Carmela Laganse will discuss how many seemingly innocuous everyday objects are entangled in histories of colonization and violence. Touching on the differences between objects in representation and objects in use, the artist will explore how the incorporation of three-dimensional forms in her practice asserts that objects have an agency that impacts our engagement with them.

HeForShe at U of G

University Centre - Peter Clark Hall

Join us for the third annual HeForShe at U of G event and celebrate the strength and resilience of our community. The evening will include presentations of scholarship and award winners. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Event begins at 7 p.m. Join the Gryphon Football Team as they stand in solidarity with females to support

Control Academic Stress Workshop: Learning from Failure

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

In this session, we will discuss how failure affects us and how we can learn from failure. We will learn strategies to help us cope with failure and identify how experiencing failure can help us in the future.

Accessibility Town Hall

University Centre 150 Research Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This event is an opportunity to share your concerns about physical accessibility on campus and speak to key decision makers. If you have experienced barriers to accessing certain buildings or routes on campus, including issues with snow or ice,  this is a great opportunity to be heard and help brainstorm solutions. If you can’t make

From Parchment to Pixels – Manuscripts Colloquium

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

You're invited to attend From Parchment to Pixels, a colloquium sponsored by the McLaughlin Library, the College of Arts and the Humanities Interdisciplinary Collaboration (THINC) Lab. The colloquium will provide a forum for discussion on the role books played in the medieval world and the world of today. University of Guelph history and art history