News for Donors | Friends | Supporters

Thursday, March 17, 2022

JP Lam on preparing for pandemics

Photo of Professor Lam

JP Lam, a UWaterloo Economics professor, is special advisor and team lead working on a project for AI outbreak (pandemic) detection. Read how the team is preparing for the next pandemic.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Professor Emeritus Karl Bennett featured in UWaterloo news

Photo of Karl Bennett

Recently featured in the UWaterloo daily bulletin was a very interesting article about the Black experience at Waterloo from the 1960s to the 1990s. Some of the early hires of Black professors are highlighted, including Dr. Karl Bennett in Economics, now a Professor Emeritus. These faculty members "had lasting impacts on the community and the world."

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Job Posting: CRC Tier II in Indigenous Studies, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo is seeking to fill a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) and tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated (flexible) start date of January 2022. The applicant will be an exceptional Indigenous scholar who has a demonstrated commitment to engaging both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students and community members in teaching and research activities and whose work will contribute to one or more of our academic units.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Hubris about testing undermines our COVID response. Professor Mikko Packalen explains.

Test tubes for nasal swabs

 Professor Mikko Packalen outlines why we must be cautious about our expectations of testing in this op-ed for the Financial Post.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Focused COVID-19 restrictions will save lives in poor countries. Professor Mikko Packalen weighs in.

A scrap dealer sorts dismantled TV circuit boards at a scrap yard in Ahmedabad, India, July 2, 2020.

Read his co-authored op-ed piece with Stanford professor Jay Bhattacharya in the Financial Post.

  1. 2022 (7)
    1. May (1)
    2. April (1)
    3. March (2)
    4. February (1)
    5. January (2)
  2. 2021 (14)
    1. December (2)
    2. November (1)
    3. October (1)
    4. September (2)
    5. August (1)
    6. June (2)
    7. May (1)
    8. April (2)
    9. March (1)
    10. January (1)
  3. 2020 (24)
    1. October (1)
    2. September (3)
    3. August (1)
    4. July (3)
    5. June (3)
    6. May (6)
    7. April (3)
    8. March (3)
    9. January (1)
  4. 2019 (12)
  5. 2018 (40)
  6. 2017 (27)
  7. 2016 (37)
  8. 2015 (31)
  9. 2014 (31)
  10. 2013 (15)
  11. 2012 (2)