News archive - June 2020

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Graduate student Nikhil George named CSM Ambassador

Headshot of Nikhil George outside

Biology doctoral candidate Nikhil George was awarded the Ambassador Award from the Canadian Society of Microbiologists. 

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Spencer Weinstein wins prestigious Vanier Scholarship

Headshot of Spencer Weinstein

Last week, the 2020 Vanier Scholarship award winners were announced. Among the prestigious group were three Faculty of Science graduate students - Finnian Gray (Physics & Astronomy), Christian Ieritano (Chemistry) and Spencer Weinstein (Biology).

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Congratulations Class of 2020

Today, the Faculty of Science celebrated its first virtual convocation. Although safety precautions due to COVID-19 keep us apart, the faculty and staff from the Department of Biology wanted to extend their sincerest congratulations to our newest alumni!

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Graduate ready: Co-op helps biochemistry graduate find her career and purpose

Headshot of Lydia Vermeer by a river

Five years ago, Lydia Vermeer was graduating high school and decided to go to the University of Waterloo because of its co-op program – little did she know that co-op would influence her studies, personal growth and help her find a career she was passionate about.