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Sept. 4, 2014 First-year student wins Schulich Leader Scholarship

Emily Pass, a first-year physics and astronomy student was awarded a $60,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship for her outstanding admission average, leadership initiatives and interest in entrepreneurship.

“I was in Junior Achievement and helped to found a decal-making business, so Waterloo's reputation for innovation and entrepreneurship definitely gave the school an even greater appeal in my eyes,” said Pass. 

Aug. 5, 2014 Waterloo astrophysicists propose new twist on Big Bang in Scientific American Scientific American cover

Our universe may have emerged from a black hole in a higher-dimensional universe according to three Waterloo astrophysicists in the cover story of this month’s Scientific American magazine.

May 30, 2014 Waterloo physicist wins national award for photonics research Physics and Astronomy Professor Melanie Campbell

The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) and the Institute national d’optique have awarded Professor Melanie Campbell the 2014 CAP-INO Medal for Outstanding Achievement in App