ONGOING <strong>EVENTS</strong> <strong>MONDAYS</strong> <strong>BA? MA? MBA?</strong> If you’re so smart, why waste time and money? G.A.! Gamblers Anonymous meetings every Monday at 7 p.m., St. Marks Church, 825 King Street, W., Kitchener (basement). <strong>TUESDAYS</strong> <strong>Scottish Country Dancing</strong> — try something completely different this winter! Tuesday evenings from 8 to 10 p.m. at Historic St. Paul’s Church, 137 Queen Street, S., Kitchener. No partner required. Traditional jigs, reels and strathspreysin group dancing. For more info <a href="http://www.rscds.kitchener.on.ca">www.rscds.kitchener.on.ca</a>. AWARDS <strong>Distinguished Teacher Awards — </strong>recognizes your outstanding instructor via the Distinguished Teacher Award. Nomination deadline is Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student Award — nominate your TA for this award. Nomination deadline is Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. <a href="http://www.uwaterloo.ca/centre-for-teaching-excellence/support-faculty-and-staff/teaching-awards">www.uwaterloo.ca/centre-for-teaching-excellence/support-faculty-and-staff/teaching-awards</a>. ANNOUNCEMENTS <strong>University green guide</strong> was released this past September! Look for hard copies in the SLC and Waterloo Residences’ Front Desks. The guide is also available online on the SEED web site and likely soon on the UW Sustainability web site. SEED: https://uwaterloo.ca/school-environment-enterprise-development/UW Sustainability: https://uwaterloo.ca/sustainability/. <strong>C.L.O.U.D. Projects at UW</strong> — get involved in a sustainable development project in developing communities around the world! Join The New World Community and travel to Kenya, Haiti, or the Dominican Republic. Visit www.thenwc.com/cloud_projects/cloud_on_campus or email Waterloo@thenwc.com for more details! <strong>Are you interested</strong> in putting your UX skills into practice? Join us for an unforgettable experience and a chance to win awards totalling $20,000. For more info and to register visit UWaterloo Stratford campus home page. <strong>Call for Nominations</strong> — undergraduate students to senate: nominations are requested for the following undergraduate student seats on senate — faculty seats: one student elected by/from the full-time undergraduate students in the faculty of arts, term May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2016 ; one student elected by/from the full-time undergraduate students in the faculty of environment, term May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2016 ; one student elected by/from the full-time undergraduate students in the faculty of science, term May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2016. At-large seats — one student elected by/from the full-time undergraduate students of the university, term May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2016 ; one student elected by/from the full-time undergraduate students of the university, term May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2015. Nomination form at www.uwaterloo.ca/secretariat/nominations-elections. Each nomination shall be signed by the required number of members of the constituency from which the member is to be elected. For undergraduate students elected from a single faculty, the required number is twenty-five ; for undergraduate students elected at-large, the required number is one-hundred. Completed nomination forms should be submitted to the Chief Returning Officer, Secretariat, Needles Hall, room 3060, no later than 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Elections, if necessary, will coincide with the annual Federation of Students elections (www.feds.ca/elections). Information about senate and its committees/councils at www.adm.uwaterloo.ca/infosec/governance/senate.htm. <strong>Seeking applicants for</strong> OCNF’s (Ontario Community Newspapers Foundation) Student Distance Development Program. If you are willing to journey to a new or remote area in the province to work at one of Ontario’s community newspapers (www.ocna.org), OCNF will fund your travel and work experience up to $2,000. Application deadline is Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. For more info email@example.com or contact Kelly at 905-639-8720, ext 221. CENTRE FOR CAREER ACTION WORKSHOPS <strong>Sign up is required </strong>for all workshops. Chart info at https://uwaterloo.ca/careeraction/workshop-prerequisite-chart. <strong>Friday, Jan. 17</strong> — Foundations of Project Management, level 1, team-based approach (2-day workshop) — 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., TC 2218. Note: please register at www.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on “seminars & workshops.” <strong>Monday, Jan. 20</strong> — Interview Skills: Preparing for Questions — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart/website info at top of this section. My World Abroad (formerly The Big Guide to Working and Living Overseas) — 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., TC 1208. <strong>Wednesday, Jan. 22</strong> — Thinking about an International Experience? — 1:30 to 3 p.m., TC 1208. <strong>Thursday, Jan. 23</strong> — Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) — Part 11, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 1214. Note: there is a materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) online. The online assessment must be completed at least two business days prior to the workshop. Career Exploration and Decision Making — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., TC 1112. Effective Networking — 2 to 5 p.m., TC 2218. Note: preregister. Friday, Jan. 24 — Interview Skills: Selling Your Skills — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 2218. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart/website info at top of this section. UWRC<strong> events</strong> <strong>University of Waterloo recreation events</strong> are open to all employees of the univeristy and affiliated university colleges and their families/guests. Registration required at firstname.lastname@example.org Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 15 — The Groove Dance Session with Cindy Howe from 12 to 1 p.m., CPH 3607, for 5 weeks. Wednesday, Jan. 29 — Coping with Anxiety with Jannah Tudiver from 12 to 1 p.m., MC 5158. Wednesday, Feb. 5 — The “I” in Diet: Selling you Thin with Dr. Sharon Roberts. Saturday, Feb. 22 — 42nd Annual Hagey Bonspiel. VOLUNTEER <strong>Snow buddies needed</strong> for local seniors. Approximately 95 clients are on the wait list. For more info call Rosalind Horne at 519-772-8787, ext 225 ; RosalindH@communitysupportconnections.org or Carolyn Coyle at 519-579-6930; email@example.com. Upcoming<strong> events</strong> <strong>JANUARY</strong> <strong>University of Waterloo Art Gallery </strong>presents “Place and Space” by C. Wells, at Gallery One ; “Behind the High Grass” by Soft Turns (Sarah Gorlitz and Wojciech Olejnik), at Gallery Two from January 9 to March 8. Visit the gallery Tuesday to Saturday 12 to 5 p.m., at 263 Phillip Street, Waterloo. 519-880-6599. Free admission. <strong>Tuesday, January 28 </strong> St. Paul’s GreenHouse presents “So You Want to Change the World?” from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lecture Hall 105. To register for this free public talk, larrysmithlecture.eventbrite.ca. CLASSIFIEDS HELP WANTED <strong>Weekend counselors and </strong>relief staff to work in homes for individuals with developmental challenges. Minimum eight-month commitment. Paid positions. Send resume to Human Resources, KW Habilitation Services, 108 Sydney Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 3V2. <strong>One Imprint distribution</strong> worker needed for winter term beginning Jan. 10 (every Friday) to April 4. Valid drivers license and 21+ years of age required for one position. Job hours begin at 5:30 a.m. ; $70 cash for each worker. For more info email firstname.lastname@example.org or drop in to the office in Student Life Centre, room 1116, ask for Laurie.