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November 2019

Student Print Show and Sale

Sunday, November 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Decorative

Students from the School of Fine Art and Music Department will be showing and selling their original lithographs, etchings, relief and screen prints. Admission is free.

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Data Preservation and Sharing Workshop: Things You Need to Know

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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When making decisions about sharing or preserving your data there are many things to consider. This workshop will highlight some of the choices available to you as a researcher. Register at lib.uoguelph.ca.

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Arboretum Wednesday Noon Walks

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, happening 26 times

Arboretum, 250 Arboretum Road
Guelph, N1G 2W1

Come out and explore the Arboretum on a walk led by an Arboretum Naturalists! Nature has no plan and neither do these walks. We'll discuss whatever we happen to find on the day! We will meet each week at the kiosk at the Arboretum entrance.

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Gaining Insight Over Fixing Problems: How Open-Ended Research Can Teach Us What We Need to Know

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Join us for a talk by Donna Lanclos - researcher, writer, speaker and anthropologist - about open-ended ethnography and relationship-building as an antidote to being "ethnographish", surveillance and quantification in higher education. Register at lib.uoguelph.ca.

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Control Academic Stress Workshop: Planning and Prioritizing

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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. Register online.

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Arboretum Workshop: Wisdom of the Rings – The Living Journals of Trees

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Acclaimed artist and horticultural, Lorraine Roy will present an illustrated talk and explore the stories that tree rings tell us about forests and take us into the world of tree ring science. Admission by donation ($5 to $10 suggested).

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Flu Shot Clinic

Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Athletics Centre, 150 Reynolds Walk
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Seasonal flu shots are free for everyone - U of G flu shot clinics are open to staff, faculty, students and community members. You are required to wait 15 minutes at the clinic after your shot. All residents of Ontario over six months of age are eligible to receive the annual influenza vaccine at no charge. The vaccine is available at U of G's Health Services, at your family physician's office, through Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health or other public health units…

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Student Financial Literacy Fair

Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Student Financial Services is hosting its annual Financial Literacy Fair in the UC Courtyard on Nov. 21. Here’s why you should attend! Learn more about managing your finances from on-campus groups and external organizations. Ask Student Financial Services questions about bursaries, scholarships, work study, undergraduate research assistantships, OSAP, deadlines, student accounts and more. Grab some FREE cotton candy and popcorn. Try out the popular Tuition Tornado to win great prizes, including U of G swag, gift cards AND a grand…

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University of Guelph Jazz Ensemble at Manhattans

Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ontario Canada

The University of Guelph Jazz Ensemble plays a two-set performance at Manhattans Bistro. Presented by School of Fine Arts and Music and College of Arts. Location: Manhattans, 951 Gordon St., Guelph

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Arboretum Workshop: Gulls – Graceful, Gregarious and Simply Gorgeous

Friday, November 22, 2019

Learn about gull plumage, size differences, bill shapes and behaviours of 13 different gull species. Registration: Early Bird Fee - $80 for registrations by Nov. 14 Regular Fee - $90 Register at www.uoguelph.ca/arboretum

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Tools for Research Communications Presentation

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The digital age has transformed the way we consume information: we want a 24/7 outlet. This shift has manifested itself in the want for information to be at our fingertips – immediate and easily consumable. But, it’s not just immediacy that our audiences are looking for – it’s engagement. Benefit is gained from considering technology as a platform for engagement. Engagement increases the process of interaction, participation and thereby an opportunity to move research knowledge into action. To create engagement,…

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Indigenous Tourism in Canada: Accelerated Growth and Future Opportunities

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MacDonald Institute Ontario Canada

Keith Henry, President and CEO of the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada is the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management's 2019 Executive-in-Residence. Henry will present a public discussion on “Indigenous Tourism in Canada: Accelerated Growth and Future Opportunities” on Nov. 22. All are welcome to attend. Please RSVP online. Mr. Keith Henry is a Métis person that was born in Thompson, Manitoba and raised in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Mr. Henry achieved a B.Ed. from the University of Saskatchewan in 1995. Mr. Henry…

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U of G Chamber Ensemble Performance

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Harcourt United Church Ontario Canada

The University of Guelph Chamber Ensemble plays their end of semester performance at Harcourt United Church. All are welcome. Location: Harcourt United Church, 87 Dean Ave, Guelph Time: 2:30 - 4 p.m. Admission: Free

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Stress Less for Tests Workshop

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn practical skills to decrease test anxiety and enhance energy and performance during exam periods. Part One of this program meets today, and Part Two meets on Thursday, from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. The program fee is $10 for U of G students.

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N3: Nano Night in November at Brothers Brewing

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ontario Canada

To kick off STEM Week 2019, the U of G Nanoscience Club will take their College Royal award-winning demo show to Brothers Brewing for a night of beer and nanoscience! Demonstrations include hydrophobic surfaces, acoustic levitation, quantum locking and superconducting levitation. Demos run throughout the evening. Don't miss your opportunity to witness these compelling displays in the relaxed and comfortable environment that Brothers Brewing Co. provides! Enjoy a pint and learn about incredibly large ideas at an incredibly tiny scale.

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Arboretum Wednesday Noon Walks

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, happening 26 times

Arboretum, 250 Arboretum Road
Guelph, N1G 2W1

Come out and explore the Arboretum on a walk led by an Arboretum Naturalists! Nature has no plan and neither do these walks. We'll discuss whatever we happen to find on the day! We will meet each week at the kiosk at the Arboretum entrance.

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CCSAW Seminar: Understanding Behaviour to Inform Animal Husbandry

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Nienke van Staaveren is a postdoctoral researcher within the Department of Animal Biosciences at the University of Guelph. She obtained her PhD in Veterinary Medicine from University College Dublin and Teagasc – the Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority, focusing on pig health and welfare. In 2017, she joined the lab of Prof. Alexandra Harlander to work on an epidemiological study on feather pecking in Canadian laying hens, and has recently joined the lab of Prof. Christine Baes to manage…

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STEM Week – The Role Exploring Mars Plays in Unraveling Earth’s Origin Story: A Physics Perspective

Thursday, November 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As part of STEM Week 2019, the Department of Physics is sponsoring a public talk by U of G physics grad and former Canadian Space Agency prospect Scott von Bommel. Von Bommel's application of physics fundamentals to planetary science challenges has allowed this former Gryphon to explore Mars through multiple rover missions, the southern reaches of the world in the hunt for space rocks, and nearly above the Karman line as a shortlisted astronaut with the Canadian Space Agency. This…

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Deadline to Drop Fall 2019 Courses

Friday, November 29, 2019
Ontario Canada

The deadline to drop fall 2019 courses is 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 29 for undergraduate students on the Guelph campus and all associate diploma and graduate students. For Guelph-Humber students, the deadline to drop fall 2019 courses is 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 3. Courses can be dropped using WebAdvisor.

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STEM Week: Fizzics Pub Night with Wellington Brewery

Friday, November 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St
Guelph, N1H 4H8

Join us for an evening about the science of beer! Our pub night will include talks from 3M National Teaching Fellowship award winner Prof. Joanne O'Meara and VP of Brewing and Quality for Wellington Brewery Marvin Dyck. Also enjoy sampling the altered states of beer and a special physics beer brewed especially for this night by Wellington Brewery! The Science of (beer) Mouthfeel - Marvin Dyck Beer is a fluid, and like all fluids it is affected by properties such…

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