Conrad School 2018 Review

Friday, January 18, 2019
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2018 was a monumental year for the Conrad School, our students and alumni. Here are some highlights of the past year.

Winter Term:

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  • Our year started out with the Hult Prize campus director, and BET 420 student, Pragya Dawadi, named as Top 20 Campus Director out of 100 worldwide announced in February. Her dedication helped take our events to the next level in the past fall.
  • MBET alumni, Richard Yim, celebrated another milestone for his start-up, Demine Robotics. In March, they held their grand opening for their Phnom Penh engineering office in Cambodia.
  • In February, Enterprise Co-op program coordinator and lecturer, Wayne Chang, was honoured with one of four University of Waterloo Distinguished Teacher Awards. He has also been recognized for teaching excellence from the Dean of Engineering and received the Outstanding Performance Award in 2014. Read more.

Spring Term:

Fall Term:

  • In October, we had the pleasure of watching the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MBET) class of 2018 walk across the stage at convocation. These 46 MBET students made up our 15th graduating MBET class and we are beyond excited to see what the future holds for them.
  • At the end of November, The Hult Prize at University of Waterloo finals took place where students pitched solutions for youth unemployment. The grand prize includes a plethora of career, impactful, and experiential incentives.