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November 2019

Experience Guelph Career Fair

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Experience Guelph Career Fair is an opportunity to meet employers who are actively recruiting students from all programs. Many employers in attendance have full-time, part-time and co-op opportunities posted on Experience Guelph. Students of all years and programs are encouraged to attend this fair to network with employers and find out more about job opportunities. Dress professionally, be prepared and bring updated copies of your resume. A list of attending employers will be posted on the event website. Free…

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Treaties Recognition Week: KAIROS Blanket Exercise

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eccles Centre Ontario Canada + Google Map

In 1996, the Aboriginal Rights Coalition worked with Indigenous Elders and teachers to develop an interactive way of learning the history most Canadians are never taught. The Blanket Exercise was the result; it has since been offered thousands of times and the fourth edition was released in 2016. The Blanket Exercise is based on participatory popular education methodology and the goal is to build understanding about our shared history as Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada by walking through pre-contact,…

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Data Skills Workshop: Getting Data – Open Data

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

In this interactive course, you will discover, use and describe the benefits of open data. You will learn how you can use open data in your research. This workshop is for anyone that has little to some knowledge about open data. At the end of the workshop, you will know how to access free data after your academic career and be knowledgeable about working with it! Register at lib.uoguelph.ca.

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Arboretum Wednesday Noon Walks

Wednesday, November 6, 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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Control Academic Stress Workshop: Procrastination and Perfectionsim

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Procrastination and perfectionism are common challenges for many students. In this Control Academic Stress workshop, we'll discuss the links between procrastination and perfectionism, identify strategies to decrease procrastination, and learn techniques for managing perfectionism. At any time of the year, you can book an appointment to receive confidential, individualized support on the topics discussed in the Control Academic Stress workshop series. Register online.

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Accessibility Town Hall

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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 snow and ice, then this is a great opportunity to be heard and help brainstorm solutions. RSVP online. If you can’t attend the Town Hall, but want to share your concerns and ideas, email wo@pr.uoguelph.ca.

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Stress Management and High Performance Clinic’s Relaxation Spa

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Take part in a free public workshop on International Stress Awareness Day. Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic by sampling a variety of relaxation techniques for mind and body. Learn tips on how to fit them into the busiest day. See how biofeedback can assess stress in your body and how the technology has changed over the past 40 years.

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Poultry Health Research Network 2019 Research Day

Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Poultry Health Research Network hosts its annual Research Day. The theme of this year's event is "The First Seven Days" focusing on how to get your chickens and turkeys off to the best start. Register online. Experts from the University of Guelph and the poultry industry will discuss the following topics: Meeting the Nutrient Needs for the First 7 Days - Dr. Doug Korver The Miracle of the Development of the Avian Embryo- Dr. Keith Bramwell Raising Amazing Chicks,…

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Community-University Research: Workshop with Community Engagement Experts

Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10C Shared Space, 42 Carden Street
Guelph, ON, N1H 3A2
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Are you interested in learning more about collaborative research done with and for the community? Are you currently engaged in community-university research or community engagement? Would you like to explore the field more fully? Join us as we learn from and with international community engagement experts Emma McKenna (Queen’s University Belfast) and Henk Mulder (University of Groningen). This workshop will be tailored toward those currently engaged in, or interested in engaging in, community-university research and community engagement. Staff, faculty, students,…

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Flu Shot Clinic

Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
OVC Lifetime Learning Centre, 25 McGilvray Street

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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Treaties Recognition Week: We Are all Treaty People

Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aboriginal Resource Centre, Federal Building, University of Guelph + Google Map

Join Elder Jan Sherman as she discusses treaty relationships. This Circle will focus on the significance of treaties as the foundation of the building of Canada. Join us at the Aboriginal Resource Centre to educate yourself about the meaning of treaties, ask questions and participate in a discussion around our relationships to the land. Everyone welcome!

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Thursday Market at the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming

Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 7, 2019

Every Thursday afternoon, running through to the end of the growing season -- think pumpkins! -- the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF) sells certified organic produce, including vegetables, herbs and incredible flowers. This food is tasty, healthy, oh-so-local, environmentally responsible and grown by folks you know! The GUCOF is located right on U of G campus (College Ave. at Dundas Ln). Cash only. Please bring your own bags. How to find the GCUOF:  The farm is located off…

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Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Nathan Leipciger

Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In recognition of Holocaust Awareness Week, survivor Nathan Leipciger will speak to the U of G community about his experiences during the Holocaust. His presentation will be followed by a question and answer period. All are welcome. Leipciger was born in 1928, in Chorzow, Poland. He survived the Sosnowiec Ghetto and the camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Fünfteichen, GrossRosen, Flossenberg, Leonberg and Dachau. Leipciger and his father were liberated in May 1945.

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Decreasing Headaches Workshop

Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn drug-free strategies to decrease tension and migraine headaches and the pain of headaches. This skills program meets weekly on Thursday evenings, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m., for four sessions. The program fee is $20 for U of G students, $60 for members of USW Local 4120 and $120 for all others.

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Symposium: Guelph’s Research Shop in an International Context

Friday, November 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us as we mark the 10th anniversary of the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute’s Research Shop! Together, we'll reflect on our work and enhance our knowledge of community-university research practice and impact! This symposium will explore practical approaches to community-university collaboration and ground-level impacts of the work done through the Research Shop. The day will include: a keynote from international community engagement experts a presentation of research results on the impacts of the Research Shop multi-disciplinary panels Additional knowledge, research…

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Introduction to Citation Management Workshop

Friday, November 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

This presentation will walk you through the benefits of citation management and explain how you can use citation managers to keep track of your research and speed up the citation process. Participants are required to bring a laptop to the session. We will focus on using Zotero and Mendeley (see this comparison chart) and recommend you come with them pre-installed. However, if you already use a different citation manager the content we work through will still be relevant. Register for…

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One Health Poster Day

Friday, November 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses and the One Health Institute at the University of Guelph have joined with McMaster University and Western University to host One Health Poster Day. Everyone is welcome to attend. Poster display Summerlee Science Complex Atrium 10 a.m. to  3 p.m. Guest speakers and student presentations OVC Lifetime Learninc Centre, Room 1715 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Poster submission is open until October 23. If you have a research project, practicum placement, student group or…

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Control Academic Stress Workshop: Procrastination and Perfectionsim

Friday, November 8, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Procrastination and perfectionism are common challenges for many students. In this session, we'll discuss the links between procrastination and perfectionism, identify strategies to decrease procrastination and learn techniques for managing perfectionism. Register online.

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Holocaust Education Week: Open Shabbat Dinner

Friday, November 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In recognition of  Holocaust Education Week, Guelph Hillel will hold an open Shabbat dinner Friday evening in Peter Clark Hall. All are welcome for this free meal. Registration is required.

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“…WHERE THE HEART IS” Concert

Saturday, November 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St. George’s Church, 99 Woolwich Street
Guelph, N1H 3V1

Join the University of Guelph Symphonic and Gryphon Singers Choirs at their upcoming performance entitled "...WHERE THE HEART IS," presented by the School of Fine Art and Music. The concert features Dona nobis pacem by Ralph Vaughan Williams with soloists Karla Oxley, Camilla Cook, sopranos, and Matthew Oxley, baritone. Pre-concert talk (free with concert ticket) starts at 7 p.m. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices: $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, $10 students. Children 12 and under are free.…

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