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.
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.
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.
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.