Friday, May 4, 2018

Equithon 2018 takes place this weekend

This article appeared on The Daily Bulletin on May 4, 2018. 

Equithon, Waterloo’s social innovation hackathon, is hosting its second annual event from May 4 to 6 at the University of Waterloo. The event brings together approximately 400 students from universities and high schools across North America, enrolled in any academic field, to create solutions to social equity issues in problem fields, with the problem fields rotating yearly.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Student Investment and Venture Fund celebration

On March 22, we celebrated five years of the Student Investment Fund and the launch of the Student Venture Fund. We had over 100 people in attendance at the Toronto Region Board of Trade and heard from Faculty, Students, and Alumni.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Waterloo tops at job prep and other notes

This article was retrieved from The Daily Bulletin on April 20th, 2018. 

Maclean’s magazine recently asked nearly 24,000 students across the country whether their university education is preparing them for a job. The University of Waterloo landed in top spot as the institution students believe is most likely to prepare them for employment.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Waterloo launches artificial intelligence institute

Article retrieved from the Daily Bulletin on April 16th, 2018.  

Monday, April 16, 2018

Cisco Canada, Waterloo partner to advance 5G tech

Article retrieved from the Daily Bulletin on April 16th, 2018.  

Monday, March 26, 2018

What kind of tech-inspired future do you want?

This article was retrieved from Waterloo Stories by Beth Gallagher at University Relations. 

Artificial intelligence can be used to build autonomous weapons or help diagnose cancer. Experts at the first Waterloo Innovation Summit speaker series pose questions about the future of AI and quantum computing.

Innovators who are building the next-generation of computing and artificial intelligence say the tech community needs people who can translate the power – and the peril – of technology to society.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Calling all Convocation volunteers!

Convocation is successful because of the contributions of staff members like Charlene Schumm and Annette Ertel. Why not take the opportunity to join our experienced volunteers for Convocation 2018?

A message from Community Relations & Events.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Pi Day celebrations across campus

Today is Pi Day, the most mathematically delicious day of the year. MathSoc will be celebrating today beginning at 1:59 p.m. in the third-floor hallway of the MC building, where free slices of pie and ice cream will be available while supplies last. At 2:15 p.m. there will be a pie eating contest, followed by the pi recitation contest in the Comfy Lounge at 2:30 p.m. The prize? a gift card worth $314.15, of course.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health releases report

Article retrieved from the Daily Bulletin on March 13th, 2018.  

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The importance of addressing student mental health

An excerpt from the Daily Bulletin posted on March 6, 2018.