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February 2015

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February 26, 2015

When you volunteer you will discover practical steps for how to optimize learning and leadership development for yourself and others. Participants will learn the importance of volunteering in today's economy.

For more information, visit https://uoguelph.collegiatelink.net/organization/LeadershipOffice/calendar/details/21012.

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Location: University Centre, Room 103

Date: 2015-02-26

Prof. Bob Montgomerie, Queen's University, presents the monthly Animal Behaviour and Welfare seminar, titled "Is Scientific Misconduct 'The Great Betrayal?'"

For more information, visit http://www.uoguelph.ca/csaw/documents/BobMontgomeriead.pdf.

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Location: OVC Lifetime Learning Centre, Room 1713

Date: 2015-02-26

Guelph Hillel presents "Antisemitism: The Global Assault on Human Rights," a lecture by Irwin Cotler

A former law professor at McGill University, Cotler was first elected to Parliament in 1999 and served as justice minister under former Liberal prime minister Paul Martin from 2003 to 2006.

As justice minister, Cotler introduced Canada’s first-ever human trafficking legislation and initiated the country’s first prosecution under the War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity Act. He also crafted the Civil Marriage Act, which granted marriage equality to gays and lesbians.

He has served as counsel to prisoners from around the world, including Nelson Mandela, received 10 honorary doctorates and is an Officer of the Order of Canada.

In 2014, Maclean's magazine named Cotler "Parliamentarian of the Year" and he was awarded the Law Society of Upper Canada’s inaugural human rights award in February 2015.

Tickets are available at http://www.ujaevents.com/registration/irwincotler or at the door. Admission is $5 for students and $15 for non-students.

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: War Memorial Hall

Date: 2015-02-26

This free 50-minute concert features sonatas for violin and piano. Everyone is welcome.

For more information, visit http://www.uoguelph.ca/sofam/events.

Time: Noon

Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 107

Date: 2015-02-26

February 27, 2015

The fourth annual OAC graduate student colloquium is an interdisciplinary event for graduate students. This year's theme is "food for health," with a focus on the use of functional foods. The afternoon will feature a graduate student poster session and keynote talk by Prof. Massimo Marcone, Department of Food Science.

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/OACgradColloq.

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Location: Arboretum

Date: 2015-02-27

International Development Studies presents a speaker series event, featuring a talk by Prof. Sharada Srinivasan, titled "Daughter Deficit, Cross-Region Marriages and Gender Relations in Tamil Nadu, India." Everyone is welcome.

For more information, visit http://www.ids.uoguelph.ca/.

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Location: Rozanski Hall, Room 102

Date: 2015-02-27

U of G hosts a town hall/question-and-answer session about the new Research and Innovation Centre, Dairy Phase.

The centre is being built at the current site of the Elora Research Station, which is operated by U of G under its partnership agreement with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

The new centre includes both new and renovated facilities. Research is scheduled to begin in the facility in the fall 2016.

For more information, contact Ken Hough, director, research facilities management, kehough@uoguelph.ca or
519-826-3827.

Time: 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Location: OVC Lifetime Learning Centre, Room 1713

Date: 2015-02-27

March 02, 2015

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. The fee is $5 for U of G students, $10 for members of USW Local 4120 and $20 for everyone else.

For more information, visit http://www.selfregulationskills.ca/programs/stop-worrying.

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: University Centre, Room 441

Date: 2015-03-02

March 03, 2015

This fair is a great opportunity to meet employers who are looking to hire for summer, co-op, part-time and full-time positions. Students from all programs are welcome to attend. Bring updated copies of your resume. A list of employers attending the fair will be posted in February.

For more information, visit https://www.recruitguelph.ca/cecs/recruit-guelph-job-fair-4.

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: University Centre courtyard

Date: 2015-03-03

Canadian gardening professional Mark Cullen, renowned for his expertise in gardening and horticulture, will speak to landscape architecture students about the real world of work in these fields. Everyone is welcome to attend.

For more information, visit https://www.uoguelph.ca/sedrd/la-guest-lecture-mark-cullen.

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Location: Landscape Architecture Pit

Date: 2015-03-03

March 04, 2015

In this interactive skill-development workshop, you will explore how to identify, seek and use the information you need to understand the labour market, research employers and identify relevant job opportunities. Push your strategy to the next level with an information interview.

For more information, visit https://uoguelph.collegiatelink.net/organization/LeadershipOffice/calendar/details/27228.

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: University Centre, Room 441

Date: 2015-03-04

Learn drug-free strategies to decrease tension and migraine headache, and the pain of headaches. This four-session program, offered by the Stress Management Clinic, meets on Wednesdays for 90 minutes. The fee is $20 for U of G students, $30 for members of USW Local 4120 and $60 for everyone else.

For more information, visit http://www.selfregulationskills.ca/programs/decreasing-headaches.

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: University Centre, Room 335

Date: 2015-03-04

Learn drug-free strategies to decrease tension and migraine headache and the pain of headaches. This four-session program, offered by the Stress Management Clinic, meets on Wednesdays for 90 minutes. The fee is $20 for U of G students, $30 for members of USW Local 4120 and $60 for everyone else.

For more information, visit http://www.selfregulationskills.ca/programs/decreasing-headaches.

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: University Centre, Room 335

Date: 2015-03-04

Ruth Ross, professor and chair, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, presents "Cannabinoid Pharmacology: The Shape of Things to Come."

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Location: OVC Lifetime Learning Centre, Room 1715

Date: 2015-03-04

The University of Guelph Sustainable Restaurant Project (UGSRP) presents the fourth annual Symposium on Issues in the Canadian Restaurant Industry, "Getting and Keeping the Best: Discussions Around Retention in the Canadian Restaurant Industry."

Please send your RSVP to lfodor@uoguelph.ca.

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Thornbrough Building, Room 1307 (reception to follow in PJ’s Restaurant, Macdonald Stewart Hall)

Date: 2015-03-04

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