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April 2017

Alumni Family Day at the Ontario Science Centre

Jacob, Ben and their family at UWaterloo Family Day

On April 22, 2017, UWaterloo’s annual Alumni Family Day took place at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto. Alumni and their families enjoyed the Centre’s special exhibition Biomechanics: The Machine Inside, along with several exclusive-to-UWaterloo activities such as the EMG Muscle Car, Dexterity Duel, and Brain Hats building and colouring.

Optimizing my career and travelling while doing it

Brian enjoying his travels

What if there were only a set number of experiences we could learn from in order to find a career and life with sustained happiness?

Choices

John Johnston Profile

In 1966, I was a graduating high school student, and like others, was applying for university.  I accepted an offer from the University of Waterloo, not knowing very much about UWaterloo, but because it was the farthest from home (and my parents were unlikely to make drop-in weekend visits) and my good high-school friend would be attending WLU (Waterloo Lutheran University, at that time). Sound teenage logic.

Creating MOMENTS OF CLARITY

Moments of Clarity - Film Cover

I have to be honest, I came to Waterloo reluctantly. I thought I should be on the stage in New York where I belong, not at university getting an Honours BA. But the knowledge and experiences - triumphs and tribulations I went through - prepared me for a lot of the realities of the business.

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