News archive - February 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020

Technical glitch halts TSX for the day as traders face virus fears

A great example of where finance and technology intersect. This is a great challenge to solve for a Computing and Financial Management student or alumnus.


Article orginally posted on Bloomberg News on February 27, 2020 by Aoyon Ashraf.

Canada’s main stock exchanges were halted for more than two hours because of a technical issue, shutting down the market just as an afternoon sell-off in U.S. equities was gaining speed.

Friday, February 21, 2020

CFM team wins at Hack the Valley

A team of first-year Computing and Financial Management (CFM) students were successful in their weekend-long participation in Hack the Valley at the University of Toronto, Scarborough campus, winning the Best Mapping and Travel Hack Award presented by HiRide.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Beyond Tradition documentary examines Waterloo's history

University Relations is proud to present Beyond Tradition, an 11-minute documentary capturing the University of Waterloo’s unique history. At the centre of the film is Ken McLaughlin (BA ’65), Waterloo alumnus turned distinguished professor emeritus. Ken was part of the University’s second graduating class in 1965 and then returned as a lecturer in the history department from 1970 to 2008.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

How can you THRIVE under stress?

This is an excerpt from the latest Campus Wellness blog.

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