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November 2019

Shine Mental Well-being Awareness Week – Workshop: Learning From Failure

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

In this workshop run by the McLaughlin Library, learn strategies to help cope with failure and identify how experiencing failure can help in the future. The Mental Well-Being Educational Programming Committee is proud to present Shine: Mental Well-being Awareness Week from November 11 to November 17. Students and staff at the University of Guelph developed this initiative to promote mental wellness and provide students with resources to help support their mental well-being. All of the events during this week are…

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Shine Mental Well-being Awareness Week: Mindful Drawing the Zentangle Method®

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Take a study break! Come try out guided mindful drawing at this unique workshop. Run by Certified Zentangle ® Teacher, Barb Robbins, this workshop does not require any art experience. Free refreshments! The Mental Well-Being Educational Programming Committee is proud to present Shine: Mental Well-being Awareness Week from November 11 to November 17. Students and staff at the University of Guelph developed this initiative to promote mental wellness and provide students with resources to help support their mental well-being. All…

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2019 Schofield Memorial Lecture: Opportunities and decisions create careers and define self

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
OVC Lifetime Learning Centre, 25 McGilvray Street

Anne Croy, a DVM graduate from U of G's Ontario Veterinary College and former faculty member in OVC's Department of Biomedical Sciences, will present the 2019 Schofield Memorial Lecture: “Opportunities and decisions create careers and define self.” Croy has been widely recognized for her identification of uterine Natural Killer cells and her definition of their roles in promotion of early, post-implantation uterine angiogenesis. From 1985 to 2004, Croy was a professor in OVC's Department of Biomedical Sciences. Between 2004 and…

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Presidential Search Forum – Student Focused

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

The Presidential Selection Committee oversees the search for U of G’s ninth President and Vice-Chancellor. As it develops a position profile for the next President, the Committee is seeking input from the University community. All community members are invited to share their perspectives on the opportunities and challenges the University will face during the next five years, and what kind of leader is needed to navigate this future. Members of the Presidential Selection Committee and search consultants from Odgers Berndtson…

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Shine Mental Well-being Awareness Week – “Let’s Talk Mental Health” Panel

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
MacNaughton Building, 482 Gordon Street

The University of Guelph’s first all-men’s mental health panel features guest speakers share their own experiences with mental health. The panel will include students and staff from the University of Guelph. The Mental Well-Being Educational Programming Committee is proud to present Shine: Mental Well-being Awareness Week from November 11 to November 17. Students and staff at the University of Guelph developed this initiative to promote mental wellness and provide students with resources to help support their mental well-being. All of…

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Fair November 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - Sunday, November 17, 2019
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada

U of G's University Centre has been home to the Fair November Craft Show and Sale for 45 years. The Fair November Craft Show is one of the Guelph community’s favourite annual events, bringing together some of the very best in Canadian handmade goods.  For four days only, the University Centre becomes home to more than 85 of Canada’s most talented artisans and designers, providing the opportunity to shop for original fashion pieces, jewellery, pottery, glass, leather, knits, metal, natural soaps and…

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Shine Mental Well-being Awareness Week: SafeTALK Training

Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

SafeTALK is an alertness training that prepares anyone, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. The SafeTALK trainer will demonstrate the importance of suicide alertness, assist participants to identify ways people invite help, and connect them with resources to help them when they are at risk. Registration required through gryphlife.uoguelph.ca The Mental Well-Being Educational Programming Committee is proud to present Shine: Mental Well-being Awareness Week from November 11 to November 17. Students and staff at the…

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Flu Shot Clinic

Thursday, November 14, 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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Interactive Workshop: Women and Leadership

Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
10C Shared Space, 42 Carden Street
Guelph, ON, N1H 3A2
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Develop strategies to translate 'women’s emotional labour' into 'executive leadership practice' Join Prof. M. Gloria González-Morales and Prof. Grace Ewles to explore the links between gender, emotional labour, imposter syndrome, stress and burnout and ways to effectively translate women's emotional labour into executive leadership practice. Light refreshments and coffee will be provided. As a way to give back to our community, we kindly ask that you bring a non-perishable food item donation. All donations will go to Lakeside HOPE House,…

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Presidential Search Forum – Faculty and Staff Focused

Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

The Presidential Selection Committee oversees the search for U of G’s ninth President and Vice-Chancellor. As it develops a position profile for the next President, the Committee is seeking input from the University community. All community members are invited to share their perspectives on the opportunities and challenges the University will face during the next five years, and what kind of leader is needed to navigate this future. Members of the Presidential Selection Committee and search consultants from Odgers Berndtson…

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Shine Mental Well-being Awareness Week: Yoga Session

Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break and try out this relaxing yoga session. Everyone is welcome! The Mental Well-Being Educational Programming Committee is proud to present Shine: Mental Well-being Awareness Week from November 11 to November 17. Students and staff at the University of Guelph developed this initiative to promote mental wellness and provide students with resources to help support their mental well-being. All of the events during this week are FREE and all students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to attend.

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Introduction to Predatory Publishing Workshop

Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Predatory publishing has received a lot of news coverage in the last few years in places like CBC, the New York Times, and The Guardian. Predatory publishing is an opportunistic publishing venue that exploits the academic need to publish but offers little reward for those using the service. This presentation will do a deep dive on predatory publishing and look at how and why it exists, while offering tips on how to avoid it. Register for this workshop at lib.uoguelph.ca.

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Want to Know More About Louis Riel? Workshop

Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Aboriginal Resource Centre, Federal Building, University of Guelph

This is an interactive workshop covering HBC and the sale of Rupert's Land, the West entering Canada, the Red River Rebellion, Riel's Exile, the Northwest Rebellion, Riel's Trial & Hanging and why we as Métis still celebrate Riel Day today. Join Métis Knowledge Keeper Alicia Hamilton as she walks you through historical moments within Métis history. Métis Knowledge Keeper, Alicia Hamilton, did not grow up knowing about her Métis ancestry. She was about 16 years old when it was discovered,…

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Cooking Class with Lindzie O’Reilly

Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MacDonald Institute Ontario Canada

Sign up to try a $3 cooking class with our campus dietician! Learn a new, healthy recipe you can use at home, and take home the food you cook in class. Registration required through gryphlife.uoguelph.ca The Mental Well-Being Educational Programming Committee is proud to present Shine: Mental Well-being Awareness Week from November 11 to November 17. Students and staff at the University of Guelph developed this initiative to promote mental wellness and provide students with resources to help support their…

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Shine Mental Well-being Awareness Week: LGBTQ2IA+ Weekly Discussion Group

Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Raithby House Ontario Canada + Google Map

The LGBTQ2IA+ Weekly Discussion serves as an opportunity to discuss and share lived experiences of being part of the LGBTQ2IA+ communities. Snacks and refreshments are provided for all attendees. The term LGBTQ2IA+ represents lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirit, intersex, asexual, and others whose identities fall outside of heterosexual and cisgender paradigms. The Mental Well-Being Educational Programming Committee is proud to present Shine: Mental Well-being Awareness Week from November 11 to November 17. Students and staff at the University of…

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Student Print Show and Sale

Friday, November 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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Louis Riel Day Flag Raising

Friday, November 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

As Louis Riel Day lands on a Saturday, join us on Friday for short remarks and the raising of the Métis flag in recognition of Louis Riel Day. Although Louis Riel Day marks the execution of Louis Riel, it is also a day to celebrate Métis culture, recognize the many contributions of the Métis to Canada, and to highlight the struggles that many Métis continue to face. Following the flag raising, we welcome students, staff, faculty and community to join…

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Control Academic Stress Workshop: Coping with Exam Anxiety

Friday, November 15, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Feeling anxious about tests and exams? In this Control Academic Stress workshop, we will discuss strategies to help you cope with exam anxiety while preparing for exams. Participants in all four workshops in the Control Academic Stress series will receive a letter of recognition for their participation. At any time of the year, you can book an appointment to receive confidential, individualized support on the topics discussed in Control Academic Stress. Register online.

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Shine Mental Well-being Awareness Week: Coping with Exam Anxiety Workshop

Friday, November 15, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Feeling anxious about tests and exams? In this workshop run by the McLaughlin Library, learn strategies to help you cope with exam anxiety while preparing for exams. Registration required through lib.uoguelph.ca. The Mental Well-Being Educational Programming Committee is proud to present Shine: Mental Well-being Awareness Week from November 11 to November 17. Students and staff at the University of Guelph developed this initiative to promote mental wellness and provide students with resources to help support their mental well-being. All of…

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Shine Mental Well-being Awareness Week: Mental Health Matchup – Women’s Basketball

Friday, November 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Mental Health Matchups are held during the Women’s Basketball Game at 6 p.m. and the Men’s Basketball Game at 8 p.m., aiming to put the spotlight on mental health and student athletes. Both basketball games will be Guelph Gryphons vs. Ottawa Gee-Gees. All U of G students get free admission! The Mental Well-Being Educational Programming Committee is proud to present Shine: Mental Well-being Awareness Week from November 11 to November 17. Students and staff at the University of Guelph developed…

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