- Taps to run cold this week
- Welcoming new retirees
- Registration open for counselling workshops
- Brandon Sweet
- Communications and Public Affairs
Taps to run cold this week
Maintenance on steam mains this week will be leaving all buildings within the ring road as well as Village 1 without hot water starting Wednesday, August 22 at 1:00 p.m. until Friday, August 24 at 3:00 p.m.
According to the memo circulated by Plant Operations, domestic hot water, steam, and heating will all be affected.
The list of affected buildings includes:
- Doug Wright Engineering;
- Earth Sciences & Chemistry;
- J.R. Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall;
- South Campus Hall;
- Hagey Hall;
- Burt Matthews Hall;
- Energy Research Centre;
- Engineering 2;
- Biology 1;
- Central Services Building;
- Math & Computer;
- Chemistry II;
- Environment II;
- Mathematics 3;
- Engineering 3;
- Dana Porter Library;
- Biology 2;
- Physical Activities Complex;
- Carl Pollock Hall;
- Davis Centre;
- Environment III;
- Arts Lecture Hall;
- General Services Complex;
- Student Life Centre;
- Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology;
- Centre for Environmental and Information Technology;
- Quantum-Nano Centre;
- Modern Languages;
- Environment 1;
- Village 1;
- Needles Hall;
- Tatham Centre; and
- Engineering V.
More information about the annual steam maintenance shutdown can be found on the Plant Operations website.
Human Resources reports that Heather Reed, who started at the university in August of 2005, retired on August 1, 2012 as Marketing and Event Co-ordinator for Food Services.
In addition, the following people will retire effective September 1:
Nancy Poole, hired in March 1987, serving as Administrative Co-ordinator, Undergraduate Studies in the School of Public Health and Health Systems.
Ann Reed, who started at the university in April 1981, working as Senior Student Services Assistant in the Arts Undergraduate Office.
Edmund Leung, who started work on campus in October 1993 in Food Services, retiring as General Cafeteria Help.
Neil Murray started in August of 1987, and retires as Director, Staff and Labour Relations in Human Resources.
Tom Kieswetter, hired in May 1992, retires after twenty years as Basketball Coach in Athletics and Recreational Services.
Jocelyne Sobeski started at the university in October 1990 and retires as the Head of Wardrobe and Costume Design in the department of Drama and Speech Communication.
Donna Brohman, hired in February 1994, retires as Housekeeper for Housing and Residences.
Nancy Birss, who started at the university in October 1995, as Undergraduate Program Assistant in the History department.
Linda Kenyon, hired in October 2006, retires as Executive Officer for the Dean of Engineering.
Registration open for counselling workshops
Counselling and Psychological Services is now taking registrations for their lineup of Fall 2012 workshops, including:
- Striking a Balance: You & Your Substance Abuse (4 weeks, Thursdays 5:30 p.m., starts October 4)
- Advanced Mindfulness (6 weeks, Tuesdays 4:30 p.m., starts October 2)
- Ease Your Mind: Managing Anxiety and Panic (6 weeks, Wednesdays 4:30 p.m., starts October 3)
- Stress Management (3 weeks, Tuesdays 5:00 p.m., starts October 9)
- Procrastination (8 weeks, Mondays 2:00 p.m., starts September 24)
- Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Students (8 weeks, Tuesdays 4:00 p.m., starts September 25)
- You and Food (female students only, 6 weeks, Tuesdays 3:00 p.m.)
In addition, Anti-Stress Drop In discussions will occur on the last Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in the Counselling Services office in NH 2080.
Most workshops include a materials fee. For registration details and workshop locations, go to the Counselling Services website.
Link of the day
When and where
Graduate Studies Office closed today from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
CTE656 Getting Started in LEARN, session 0039, Tuesday, August 21, 10:00 a.m., FLEX Lab, LIB 329. Register through myHRinfo.
International Spouses event: "Singin' in the Rain" (with Gene Kelly) Sunday, August 26 at 1:00 p.m. Must pre-register. See website for details.
Fall 2012 Promissory Notes and payments are due August 27.
CTE656 Getting Started in LEARN, session 0040, Wednesday, August 29, 1:00 p.m., FLEX Lab, LIB 329. Register through myHRinfo.
Orientation Week, Monday, September 3 to Saturday, September 8.
Perspectives on Academic Freedom conference, Thursday, September 6, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Waterloo Inn. Details.
Weight Watchers At Work registration session Thursday, September 6, 12:15, PAS 2438, info at ext. 32218.
International Longevity Risk Conference, Friday, September 6 to Saturday, September 7, all day. Hosted by the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science. Details.
Windows 8 Hackathon, Friday, September 7 to Sunday, September 9, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., triOS College, Market Square, Kitchener.
UW Farmer's Market, Thursday, September 13, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Student Life Centre Great Hall. Details.
Centre for Career Action Volunteer Fair, Wednesday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Student Life Centre Great Hall.
UWRC Book Club, "Lakeland" by Allan Casey (Region of Waterloo One Book, One Community selection), Wednesday, September 19, 12:00 p.m., LIB 407.
Waterloo Lecture featuring Douglas Cowan, "Sacred Space: The Quest for Transcendence in Science Fiction Film and Television," Wednesday, September 19, 7:00 p.m., Stratford Public Library, 19 St. Andrew St., Stratford. Hosted by the Waterloo Stratford Campus.
UW Farmer's Market, Thursday, September 20, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Student Life Centre Great Hall. Details.
Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre Grand Opening, Friday, September 21, 10:00 a.m.
School of Planning Induction Ceremony, Saturday, September 22, reception at 9:30 a.m. in the Environment 3 atrium, ceremony at 11:00 a.m. in Theatre of the Arts, Modern Languages.
Rotary Scholarship Dinner for UW Stratford Campus, Wednesday, September 26, 6:15 p.m., Rotary Club of Stratford. Details.