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News archive - June 2020

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Jun Yan awarded an Alumni Gold Medal

Jun Yan

At the Spring convocation, Jun Yan was awarded an Alumni Gold Medal in recognition of his academic excellence during his undergraduate studies in Combinatorics & Optimization and Pure Mathematics. Jun Yan was also a recipient of the 2020 William Tutte Centenary Scholarship. 

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Jochen Koenemann to begin a two-year term as department chair

Jochen Koenemann

On July 1, 2020, Professor Jochen Koenemann begins a two-year term as chair of the Combinatorics and Optimization (C&O) department.

Monday, June 22, 2020

Congratualations to Outstanding Performance Award recipients

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Congratulations to the researchers in the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization who have been awarded a 2019 Outstanding Performance Award announced by Vice-President, Academic and Provost Jim Rush.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Two C&O students are University Finalists for the Governor General's Gold Medal

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William Dugan (M.Math.) and Tom Kelly (Ph.D.) will be recognized as University Finalists for the Governor General's Gold Medal at the Spring 2020 convocation ceremonies on June 19.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Spring 2020 convocation

Convocation 2020


Three Ph.D. and four M.Math. C&O students will receive their degrees at the Spring 2020 convocation on June 19. This is the first time at the University of Waterloo that the convocation ceremonies will be held on-line. Students, and their family and friends, will also be invited to attend an in-person convocation ceremony when it is safe to do so.

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