Saturday, March 18, 2023

March Break Open House: a day full of valuable information, terrific questions, and goose stickers

Co-Director Justin Wan presenting a CFM slideshow to a lecture hall of prospective students and their families

This year’s March Break Open House was a blast, and we would like to thank everyone who came by the DC fishbowl to check out CFM’s booth as well as those who attended one of the two information sessions hosted by Co-Director Justin Wan.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Games and Sweets Night was a sweet success!

Students sitting at tables and playing games

A very big thank you to everyone who came to enjoy chilli, a candy bar, midterm survival kits, and tons of board games at Games and Sweets Night. It was a pleasure to see you all having so much fun! A special thanks to CFM Program Manager Kim Tremblay as well. 

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Major turnout for Co-op Prep Session 2

Students surround booth while waiting for resume critiques

Thank you to everyone who attended the Co-op Prep Session 2 that was held on January 12th, which included dinner, an engaging presentation, and volunteer-run information booths. The turnout was bigger than expected! Also, a special thank you to our terrific presenter Melanie Bullagao, CFM Program Manager Kim Tremblay, and all of our amazing volunteers (Lexi G., Zekun W., Yingying H., Alexander Z., Kaylee Y., Charlie L., Keshav C., and Daman G.).

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

The banking crisis: Co-Director James R. Thompson's interview for UWaterloo news

In an interview conducted by Jon Parsons for UWaterloo news, Co-Director James R. Thompson discusses the current banking crisis and its resemblance to the banking issues that took place back in 2008. James goes in-depth to discuss the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) along with other US banks, the subsequent effect of this on Canadian companies and European banks, and advice for Canadians who are concerned about the recent banking instability.

Thursday, March 9, 2023

A Terrific Accomplishment: CFM student Alex Z. is named Co-op Student of the Year

CFM Co-Director Justin Wan and CFM student Alex Z. posing with Co-op Student of the Year award

We would like to congratulate our very own CFM student, Alex Z., on being named Co-op Student of the Year for the Faculty of Mathematics! From hybrid work at Mastercard to launching a first-of-its-kind call centre savings initiative, Alex has made outstanding progress and has proven time and time again his dedication and terrific work ethic.

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