Thursday, September 21, 2023

See your impact


In the 2022-2023 Report on Giving, learn how your support connects everything we do at Waterloo — and how together, we’re changing the world. Read the report now.

Tuesday, July 4, 2023

An Update from President Vivek Goel Regarding the Hagey Hall Incident (June 28, 2023)

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On Tuesday, July 4, Vivek Goel, University of Waterloo's President and Vice-Chancellor, sent an email to alumni regarding the June 28 attack at Hagey Hall. 

Friday, June 30, 2023

A message from Nenone Donaldson, Vice President, Advancement, regarding the Hagey Hall Incident

crowd gathered listening to a speech

On Friday, June 30, Nenone Donaldson, VP Advancement sent an email to alumni regarding the June 28 attack at Hagey Hall. A copy of that message is below.

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Acknowledging the trauma of Hagey Hall incident on June 28

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On Thursday, June 29, 2023, the University of Waterloo community will come together to acknowledge the trauma we endured yesterday and support each other at this difficult time.

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Waterloo at 100

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Throughout 2022, the University of Waterloo set out to answer: "what do we aspire to be known for by our 100th anniversary in 2057?"

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Alumni volunteers: Builders of our global community

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University of Waterloo alumni volunteers are a group of people with vast skill sets, incredible passion and innovative minds who work to grow and inspire the future of Waterloo.

In honour of National Volunteer Week 2023, we talked to a diverse group of alumni volunteers who lead, teach and connect with other alumni, current students and future students. Each of our featured volunteers has a unique approach to their philanthropy with Waterloo.

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

"It's part of my history"

Past Alum (Nancy)

If you were also a Waterloo student in the 1960s or 70s, you probably understand why. At that time, the Math and Computer building (MC) housed the largest computer in Canada, the IBM 360 Model 75. It was housed in the centre of MC, and any student or passerby could peer in through the windows to see its gigantic size.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

PODCAST: Say yes

Math alum Arda Öcal (BMath '05)

Math alum Arda Öcal (BMath '05) shares how his hobby led to a career in sports media.

Arda Öcal (BMath '05) studied math at Waterloo because it would lead to a stable career. But he was more interested in media. He wrote for Imprint and hung out at CKMS, Waterloo's student radio station. After graduation, he followed that passion, and today he's the host of Sportcentre and NHL on ESPN.

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Intentional leadership

Intentional leadership

In a future that promises opportunity and waves of disruption, which skills will great leaders need to achieve their goals?  

Leadership expert Rose M. Patten addressed this question in an armchair chat at the University of Waterloo on March 1, 2023.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Seven stories of love and passion, found at Waterloo

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In the spirit of Valentine's Day, explore seven stories of students who found love on campus - with others and with their work.